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Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair
September 13 @ 6:00 pm - September 15 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
SUNNY SKIES, CREATIVE FUN DRAW CROWDS TO NINTH ANNUAL AUTUMN & ART
Award-winning artists take home $7,000 in prizes; 2019 event will take place Sept. 13-15
September 16, 2018 – WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita Festivals, Inc. and Laham Development officials announced that brisk attendance at the ninth-annual Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair, presented by Fidelity Bank, is on-track to exceed last year’s numbers. Cash awards totaling $7,000 were presented Saturday night to seven of the artists participating in the region’s largest fine-art show and sale.
An early estimate puts attendance at 30,000 art enthusiasts at the alfresco fine art fair over the Sept. 14-16 weekend, an increase of about 1,000 guests.
More than 800 patrons and sponsor companies supported the event, with a crowd in excess of 700 at the opening night Patron Party. Patrons returned throughout the weekend and enjoyed reserved parking and complimentary beverages. In addition to viewing and shopping for art, guests of all ages enjoyed art-themed fun, lawn games, food and drink, artist demonstrations; paddle boat rides on Bradley Fair Lake, live entertainment and other programming.