Westport's annual Fine Arts Festival returns after 2020 cancellation due to COVID-19 pandemic

The festival served as a comeback year for many artists who didn't get to participate in the 2020 festival after it was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

News 12 Staff

May 30, 2021, 6:25 PM

Updated 1,083 days ago

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Despite the cold and wet weekend, many residents headed to downtown Westport for the 48th annual Fine Arts Festival on Sunday.
The festival served as a comeback year for many artists who didn't get to participate in the 2020 festival after it was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
There were about 130 tents set up, all with unique paintings, sculptures and porcelain pottery.
Some students as young as 5 years old showcased their work after they used art as a form of relief during the pandemic.
Live music was performed at the festival as well.
Wesport's Fine Arts Festival is ranked top 20 in the country out of 1,000 shows.


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