Spearfish Festival in the Park hosts more than 180 fine art and craft vendors

SPEARFISH, S.D. (KEVN) - The 41st Spearfish Festival in the Park kicked off Friday afternoon reeling in the usual arts and crafts lovers.

The event features more than 180 fine art and craft vendors from all over the region, bringing in their handmade and original products and showcasing their unique craftsmanship.

The event also has free live entertainment and all the food you could dream of. Coordinators say people don't realize how much their support helps the arts community.

"We've got theatre programs,music programs, visual arts, performing arts of all types, children theater and this money helps to do all of that," said Joanna Mechaley, Festival in the Park coordinator.

Festival in the Park continues Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.