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Sugar Creek Arts Festival

Sugar Creek Arts Festival

Date & Time
Saturday, October 5, 2024 - Sunday, October 6, 2024
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
11 Uptown Circle, Normal, IL, 61761
Presented by the McLean County Arts Center in Beautiful Uptown Normal, the 41st Annual Sugar Creek Arts Festival will take place in Uptown Normal on Saturday, October 5th, from 9 am to 4 pm, and Sunday, October 6th, 2024, from 9 am to 4 pm.

Sugar Creek Arts Festival is nationally recognized for its excellence and is a juried event that showcases one-hundred fine arts and fine crafts from local, regional, and national artists as well as live music on two stages. Professional artists external to the MCAC serve as paid jurors. This outdoor festival is hosted in the beautiful streets of Uptown Normal. There is ample parking for both artists and patrons nearby.

The festival was first held in Normal and what started with sixteen artists selling from the trunks of their cars in 1983 has now been ranked as one of the nation’s top 100 arts festivals and draws upwards of 20,000 attendees yearly.

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