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Art on the Lake brings more beauty to Guntersville’s picturesque waterfront

GUNTERSVILLE —  It is one of the longest running arts and craft shows in the Southeast.

For over 60 years, artists and crafters from across the southeastern United States have made their way to the beautiful North Alabama lake town of Guntersville to display their works of art and unique creations for two days in April.

Held alongside Lake Guntersville, Art on the Lake features approximately 100 fine artists and craftsmen and along with arts and crafts, festivalgoers are treated to food vendors, outdoor games and rides and a bake shop.

Now in its 63rd year, Art on the Lake is a family-friendly festival with a huge offering of artwork, handmade crafts and one-of-a-kind items from around 100 artists and craftsmen. The event features nationally recognized as well as emerging, local artists who will have for sale a wide array of unique creations which include wood crafts, fiber art, pottery, sculpture and dimensional forms, paintings and photography.

During the festival, members of the Twenty-First Century Club will have homemade baked goods, including a variety of cakes, cookies and pies, available to purchase. Plenty of entertainment in the form of inflatables and carnival type games will provide hours of enjoyment for the kids.

Set for April 20 and 21, Art on the Lake is held at the Guntersville Recreational Center, 1500 Sunset Drive. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $2 for ages 13 and older. The event is held rain or shine. No animals allowed.

Sponsored by the Twenty-First Century Club of Guntersville, Art on the Lake promotes the arts while benefiting a scholarship program for local high school graduates and other student/youth-oriented endeavors. It is one of the longest running arts and craft shows in the Southeast.

For more information, visit https://www.artonthelake-guntersville.com or follow them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/artonthelake.guntersville/.

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