Art & Craft Fair

Friday - Saturday - Sunday

September 8 - First Look Friday Fundraiser | 5 to 10:30 pm | All Inclusive Ticket: $50

September 9 & 10 | 10 am to 5 pm | Adults $5 | Children 10 and under FREE

Pay-To-Park Lots on & near Cedarhurst grounds.

Park FREE at Times Square Mall and Ride the Shuttle to Cedarhurst! (Saturday and Sunday only) $3/Round Trip. 

Children 10 and under free with adult | Handicap Accessible Bus Available.



It's a whole new Craft Fair! After celebrating the milestone 40th craft fair in 2016, Cedarhurst is mixing things up. This year's craft fair will have several new features:

  • Integrated layout with seating and food/drink selections spread throughout
  • Ongoing entertainment featuring local musicians in 3 different entertainment tents
  • Special glass-blowing demos by students from SIU-C
New Artists:

  • 110+ Art Booths
  • 37 New Artists
New Flavors:

  • Craft Beers on tap from St. Nicholas Brewing Co, including an exclusive Cedarhurst beer served only at the museum's signature summer festivals.
  • Specialty wines from our featured southern Illinois' winery
  • More than 10 new food items to try

Stay with one of our preferred hotel partners and get a discounted rate during the weekend of the 2017 Cedarhurst art and Craft Fair, September 8-10. Please make your reservations by Monday, August 7 to ensure the special $99 rate.

To book at the Drury Inn, click here, or call 1-800-325-0720 and refer to the Cedarhurst group number: 2312120

To book at the Fairfield Inn and Suites, contact Ariel Kabat at or call 618-244-2300 and ask for the Cedarhurst rate special.


Major Sponsors:



Steven & Erin Beal

The Tedrick Group



Pete and Sharon Bradham

Dr. David Deloso, MD FAAP

Dr. Dan and Linda Hoffman



ARDL, Inc.

David and Karen Bayer

Bill and Barbara Beck

Bennett Metal Products, Inc.

Diamond Bros. Insurance, LLC

Fifth Third Bank

Gerald and Julie Fox

Krehbiel & Associates, LLC

Legence Bank

Al and Judy Lemke - State Farm Insurance

The Hon. Ken and Mindy Meyers

Tony and Mary Beth Mezo

The Pipers of Guy Wood Insurance

Kevin & Cheryl Settle



Brehm Oil, Inc.

Carl's for Men and Women

Chaney and Karch Insurance

Josh and Hillary Esser

Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

FNB Bean Capital Banking Center

Norma Fairchild

Anne Garrison

Bill and Sylvia Howard

Mt. Vernon Rotary Club

Mt. Vernon TV and Appliance Center, Inc.

Orthopaedic Center of Southern Illinois

Mark and Stacy Tate

Gordon and Susie Wurth

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