41st Annual Gloucester Waterfront Arts and Craft Festival

42nd Annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival 

August 19, 2023
9am to 6pm

August 20, 2023
9am to 5pm

Stage Fort Park, Hough Avenue, Gloucester, MA 

GPS Address: 24 Hough Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930

Free Admission Friendly Pets on a leash are welcome 🙂

Check out the Arts and Craft Exhibitor list  . . .

Over 200 juried Artisans, Artists, Authors, Food Vendors and Musicians will display and sell their American made works including Fine Jewelry, Pottery, Custom Signs, Quilts, Decorative Painting, Fleece, Fine Art Photography, Sea Glass Jewelry, Handbags, Scarves, Leather Accessories, Floral Design, Blown Glass, Semiprecious Stone Jewelry, Children’s Clothing, Candles, Nonfiction Works, Trivets, Baskets, Place-mats, Original Painting, Folk Art, Wind Chimes, Pillow Quilts, Personal Care Products, Furniture, Postcards, Garden Art, Pet Treats & Accessories, Landscape Photography, Toys, Ladies Apparel, Flame Colorant, Slate Signs, Knit Blankets, Painted Stemware, Cutting Boards, Wreaths, Sea-glass Creations, Country Wood Crafts, Ornaments, Aroma-Therapy, Sports Team Apparel, Alpaca Fiber Accessories, Nautical Home Decor, Sun-catchers, Original Oil Paintings, Clocks, Shell Craft, Watercolor Painting, Hair Accessories, Stained Glass, Wood Turned Items, Wall Hangings, Vintage Chic Decor, Ceramic, Doll Clothes, Eggshell Art, Metal Sculpture, Beaded Watches, Birdhouses, Nature Photography, Chain-mail Jewelry, Henna, Seascape Epoxy Resin Art, Lamps, Tablecloths, Up-cycled Clothing, Wood Carving, Plush Dolls, Embroidery, Linocut Art, Bling Clothing, Cork Leather Accessories, Classical Music, Growth Charts, Knives, Alternative Reusables, Railroad Spike Art and so much more. 

Come and sample an array of gourmet delights such as Herbal Dips, Baked Nuts, Fudge, Nut Butter, Dry Rubs & Spices, Infused Balsamic Vinegars and Olive Oils, Seasoning Rubs, Chocolate, Honey, Hot Sauces, Jams & Jellies, Maple Products, Cannoli, Cookies, Honey, Beef Jerky, Birch Syrups, Salad Dressings, Muddy Mary Mix, Cocoa Powder & more.

Bring your appetite for the Amazing Food Court with traditional fair fare including Lobster Rolls, Chowder, Hot Dogs, Sausage, Fresh Veggie Wraps, French Fries, Italian Ice, Kettle Corn, Chicken Tenders, Corn Dogs, Cheese Steak Grinders, Hamburgers, Funnel Cake, Samosas, Fried Plantains, Pork Skewers, Hard Ice Cream, Bubble Tea, Street Corn, Empanadas, Dirty Rice & more.

Stuff for the Kids . . . Pirate Man Dan, Adventure Climbing and Giant Inflatables! 


Bring your appetite! Awesome Food in the Food Court!

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Enjoy free “family style” entertainment including live music and various performance arts.

The Gloucester Waterfront Festival is free admission* and held rain or shine.
*The City of Gloucester charges $$$ to park across the street at beach parking.

Click here for Parking Info

The Rotary Club of Gloucester will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
on Saturday, August 19, 2023, from 7:30am to 11:00am.

The North Shore Old Car Club will display over 75 antique automobiles on Sunday, August 20.

Friendly pets on a leash are always welcome.

Festival hours are Saturday 9am to 6pm and Sunday 9am to 5pm. 

Weather: This event is held outdoor rain, snow, or shine.
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