Join the celebration as the 11th annual Art and Soul on the Fox returns to downtown Elgin. The free arts and entertainment festival is set for Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hosted by the City of Elgin and Art for All, the event features over 60 talented artists and artisans representing a variety of artistic mediums.
The beautiful Riverside Drive Promenade provides a picturesque aesthetic for attendees to explore Elgin’s historic downtown area. Dream Hall, located at 51 S. Grove Avenue, will also host part of the event. Among the featured attractions for the weekend include:
- Over 60 juried artists and artisans exhibiting and selling their works along the Riverside Drive Promenade
- Live music and roaming entertainment will take place throughout the festival grounds
- KidZone offering activities and crafts for children
- Food trucks as well as a beer and wine tent
Returning this year is Oddball Alley, an “off-the-wall” artistic component coordinated by Oddball Art Labs, the organizers of the popular Strange Imaginations and Other Perplexing Wonders.
Art and Soul on the Fox takes place, rain or shine. The event is free to attend and downtown parking options can be found at cityofelgin.org/parking.
Attendees are encouraged to support local downtown businesses during the event. Information about downtown restaurants and other visitor information will available at the Explore Elgin Area Information Booth.
For more information about the show, including an entertainment schedule and map, visit elginartandsoul.com. For the latest event updates, visit the Elgin Art and Soul on the Fox event page on Facebook.