Art festival to kick off June 11-12; local artists encouraged to sign up to participate now

 

Town of Brookfield, Wis. – The Corners of Brookfield today announced the town center’s first-ever art festival, “Arts, Crafts & Drafts” debuting in partnership with Amdur Productions and Discover Brookfield on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12.

The festival will highlight around 75 local artists, makers and artisans showcasing and selling clothes, candles, home décor, jewelry, works of art and more. Artists and crafters alike can sign up to showcase their masterpieces by registering for booth space here by Feb. 1.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing this family-friendly event to the town center this summer,” said Chelsea Roessler, director of marketing and events at The Corners of Brookfield. “We can’t wait to celebrate the talents of our local makers and we encourage anyone who is interested to sign up now while booths are still available.”

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 11 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 12, attendees can also enjoy live music, food and beverage vendors, including sampling from local craft breweries.

“There is so much talent in the Town of Brookfield and beyond and we can’t wait to see the local artists’ and makers’ masterpieces. This is sure to be a fantastic weekend with art, music and local treats,” said Anna Antoine, Tourism Director at Discover Brookfield, the presenting sponsor of Arts, Crafts & Drafts.

Amdur Productions, the host of the event, has been organizing and producing art festivals in the Midwest for nearly 40 years. More information will be announced later this spring on the center’s website.

About The Corners of Brookfield

The Corners of Brookfield is a 750,000-square-foot premier town center, comprising 400,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, 244 luxury apartment homes and parking for more than 1,700 cars. For more information visit www.TheCornersofBrookfield.com or Facebook.

About Discover Brookfield

As the tourism department for the Town of Brookfield, Wisconsin, Discover Brookfield helps promote the businesses in the Town as well as the unique and exciting features you can only find in the Town of Brookfield. The Discover Brookfield office is located at 17100 W Bluemound Road, Suite 202, Brookfield, Wis. 53005. For more information, contact Anna Antoine, Town of Brookfield Tourism Director, at 262-786-1886 or [email protected]www.discoverbrookfield.com

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