Brookdale Park, located a half a mile from the Garden State Parkway on the border of Bloomfield and affluent, arty Montclair, is a lovely setting for a quality, outdoor fine art and craft show. Presently in its 31st year, the Spring Brookdale show is co-sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and Rose Squared Productions, Inc., is designated #52 by Sunshine Artist Magazine in the top 100 Classic and Contemporary show category, and features 160 fine artists and crafters and has an estimated 12,000-plus attendance.
Most exhibitors can park behind their space with their canopy backdrop in place.
Setup is all day Friday and early Saturday morning. The free-to-the-public show runs from 10am-5pm. Jurying for jewelry closes on January 8. Other categories are juried on an ongoing basis with categories closing as they fill. Food vendors are invited to apply; please contact us regarding fees.