23rd Annual Orange Street ArtsFest
May 26, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Downtown Wilmington (2nd and Orange)
2nd and Orange Streets
Wilmington, NC 28401
The 23rd Annual Orange Street ArtsFest convenes adjacent to the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center in historic downtown Wilmington, NC. The event is the largest arts festival in the Port City and features more than 80 artists and $550 in prize money. The festival is juried by long-time local Owen Wexler, an internationally acclaimed visual artist whose work has been featured on TV and film; and Miriam Oehrlein, winner of the 2012 Belk Designer Showcase who specializes in jewelry design and owns New Elements Gallery. The event also includes live entertainment and a variety of food, plus hourly music, dance and theater performances. Susan Savia, OPE Drums, GiRL Dance Troup, and members of the Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra are scheduled to perform. HOURS: Saturday, 10am to 6pm; Sunday, 10am to 5pm.