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5 Star Arts Festival in Downtown Abilene

ABILENE, KAN. -  Artists of all mediums still have time to apply to the first 5 Star Arts Festival to be held in historic downtown Abilene on September 25- 27, 2015. Booth space is only $50 per booth. Artists will be set up in tents in downtown Abilene as well as located inside local Abilene Businesses. All aspiring and emerging Artists are encouraged to apply. This is a great opportunity to showcase and sell your art to visitors attending this special event.

The 5 Star Arts Festival is hosting a full weekend of arts, music and food. Activities are planned for every age and taste.

The event kicks off Friday Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. with live music on the main stage located at Buckeye & 2nd Street. Food vendors will be set up offering a variety of choices. Art displays and food vendors will open at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Live music will begin at noon on Saturday with a variety of musicians performing all day.

The 2nd Annual "Taste of Abilene" will be held in the historic Depot beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26. Tickets are available at the CVB office for $20. Local restaurants will be presenting "tastes" of their menu and specialty foods.

Artist applications are available by contacting the Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau at 785-263-2231 or e-mailing Complete event details will be available on the Abilene Kansas App which can be downloaded on both android and iPhone platforms.  ​Or contact Glenda Purkis, 785.263.2231 or Sharon Roberts-Meyer, 970.613.9610


Friday, September 25, 2015 - 17:00 to Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 22:00

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