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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Nampa Festival of the Arts this weekend, August 11-12!

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Join the Nampa Parks and Recreation Department for the 32nd Annual Nampa Festival of the Arts August 11th and 12th at beautiful Lakeview Park. This year’s festival features unique handmade items with over 200 artisans. Items include candles, jewelry, sculptures, paintings, pottery, woodwork, glass, metal, photography and more.


In addition to the arts, there will be activities for the kids such as jump houses and a free art booth with several art projects to choose from. There will also be live entertainment with Carmel and the Closers, Shot Glass, Gerry and the Dreambenders, Jake Leg, Gary Tackett Band and more all day Saturday and Sunday! And don’t miss out on the food in the food court. Enjoy a variety of food while you peruse the park or enjoy the entertainment.


The festival also features a Juried Art Show. Enjoy fine art pieces including oil, watercolor, pottery, photography, metal sculpture and more. Vote for your favorite piece and enjoy the art.


Parking for the festival is free and can be accessed off of 16th Ave. Please leave your pets at home, no pets allowed at the festival.


What: Nampa Festival of the Arts

When: Saturday, August 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Lakeview Park

Garrity Blvd & 16th Ave. North

Cost: FREE!

Nampa Festival of the Arts is sponsored by the Nampa Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, visit our website at www.namparecreation.org or call the Nampa Recreation Department at 208-468-5858.


Nampa Festival of the Arts Entertainment Schedule 

Saturday, August 11th 

10:00-11:15 a.m. Gary Tackett Band

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Carmel and the Closers

12:40-1:20 p.m. Junior Jammer Fiddlers

1:30-2:45 p.m. Shot Glass

3:00-4:15 p.m. Patrick Dansereau

4:30-5:45 p.m. Jake Leg


Sunday, August 12th

10:00-11:30 a.m. Gerry & the Dreambenders

11:45am-1:00 p.m. Billy Blues Band

1:15-2:30 p.m. Pamela Demarche

2:45-4:00 p.m. Red Light Challenge


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