Port Clinton Art Festival in Highland Park IL. The Port Clinton Art Festival is definitely one of my favorite outdoor events that take place in Highland Park IL every year. For its 28th year the Port Clinton Art Festival will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m- 6p.m (August 27-28) with over 260 artists displaying their unique fine art for sale in Port Clinton Square and along the sidewalks of downtown Highland Park.
Oil or water color paintings, Ceramics, Jewelry, glass pieces – whatever you may in have mind will sure to be displayed among the many artists who will have their work displayed for sale in Highland Park this weekend. The artists participating come in for this event from all over the country and even as far as Canada and Israel. Many of the artists return to Highland Park year after year for this event. The Port Clinton Art Festival was founded and is produced by Highland Park’s Amdur Productions and ranked as one of the best art shows in the country.
In addition to the Port Clinton Art Festival the Fifth Annual Taste of Highland Park will take place this weekend – beginning Friday evening through 6pm on Sunday. Participating local restaurants will feature their delicious creations on Central Avenue between 1st and 2nd Street. You’ll be sure to find something to fill your taste-buds and quench your thirst.
Don’t miss this fun filled weekend event taking place in Highland Park IL this weekend. Admission and parking is free. I know I can’t wait!!!