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Welcome to the website for the 5th annual Norton Shores Arts & Drafts Festival. The City of Norton Shores is working hard to make the 3rd Saturday in August a fun-filled event for every member of the family! Check out the rest of the website for information about the various activities that will take place in beautiful Ross Park all day long. If you would like further information or have questions, feel free to e-mail us at or give the Parks & Recreation Department a call at 231-799-6802.

Schedule of Events

  • Friday, August 18:
    • 7pm Beverage Tent Opens - featuring live music
  • Saturday, August 19:
    • 8 am Arts & Dash 5K Run
    • 10 am Arts & Crafts Area opens
    • 10 am Children’s Activity Area opens
    • Noon Beverage Tent opens - featuring live music

Arts & Drafts is happy to announce our 2016 schedule of bands! Click the Beverage Tent/Live Music tab for all the details!

    Our 2017 line-up of bands will be announced soon – watch the Beverage Tent/Live Music tab for details!

    Free parking will be available at the park. We do ask that, until 10 am, everyone coming to the park arrive via Henry Street to Randall Road, since Wellesley Road will be used for the 5K run and not available for vehicles until the 5K has been completed.