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The 6th Great Lakes Beach Glass & Coastal Arts Festival is rescheduled for Oct 8th & 9th, 2022, and we can't wait!

  • Over 80 juried artists
  • Live Music
  • Interesting lectures
  • Collector area
  • Bottle/shard ID

The festival will be held at the beautiful Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, PA. The festival runs Saturday Oct 8th 10-5 and Sunday October 9th 10-4.

We will take all safety measures in regard to COVID-19 protocol. It is still too early to say for certain anything about mask wearing, but we will do anything we can to provide a healthy, safe &  fun environment for both the visitors and the vendors.

Artist open application period will be  January 4th - April 30th, 2022. This is a juried show and competition is strong. We accept any medium, and encourage a recognizable tie to a coastal feel. We strongly recommend high quality photos and a professional looking booth space.  



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 Event Highlights - October 8th - 9th, 2022 in Erie, Pa. | Erie Bayfront Convention Center

largebeachglass.jpgMore than 80 coastal artists from across the US & Canada.  Handmade jewelry, art, home goods, décor, clothing, and so much more! The event also features: 
  • Fun and informative lecture series
  • Live music
  • Collector area
  • Bottle/shard ID exhibit
  • Antique bottle collections

Back again, the largest piece of sea glass to be found in Lake Erie will be on display. Pictured, it weighs in at more than 275 lbs. and was found Oct 4, 2017 in Ashtabula, Ohio.

Be sure to view the 2019  event photos on Facebook to see just a few of the reasons we have so much fun at this event! We hope you were able to make it!