Summerfair returns to Coney Island this weekend, June 1-3

Summerfair Cincinnati, one of the oldest continuous art fairs in the country, will be back at historic Coney Island for its 51st year from June 1-3, 2018. The hours for Summerfair are 2 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets to Summerfair are $10 (cash only at the gate), with children 12 and under admitted free. Advance one-day or multi-day tickets are available online at summerfair.org.

Established in 1968, Summerfair is a combination of more than 300 fine artists and craftspeople from across the country exhibiting and selling works ranging from ceramics and sculptures to painting and photography. More than 20,000 visitors annually enjoy the arts along with four stages of local and regional entertainers and a variety of gourmet food. The annual fine arts fair is Summerfair Cincinnati’s primary fundraiser and consistently ranks among the top 100 art shows nationally.

The juried art exhibits are showcased in 12 categories, including photography, painting, drawing/printmaking, wood, medal, sculpture, glass, ceramics, fibers, leather, jewelry and 2D/3D mixed media. 

Proceeds from Summerfair Cincinnati provide award, scholarship and exhibit opportunities to a variety of emerging (high school and college), individual (working professional) artists and local/regional small and mid-sized arts organizations throughout the year. 

Summerfair is listed in the top 50 America’s Best Art Fairs and one of the top five Best Midwest Art Fairs by Art Fair Calendar.com.

Summerfair Cincinnati is a non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization that has been supporting and promoting artists and the arts in Greater Cincinnati year-round for 51 years. 

Summerfair Cincinnati, which consistently ranks in the Top 25 among U.S. Fine Art and Design Shows, provides support for individual artists and small arts organizations through scholarships, awards and exhibitions. 

Learn more at www.summerfair.org.

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