If you haven’t heard already, Arts Alive 2020 is happening soon on March 21-22! Festival goers enjoy local artists showcasing and demonstrating many various types of art, enjoying live music and delicious local food. In 2019, over 5,000 visitors attended from across the Southeast region. We are encouraging local business owners in the Old Town area to take advantage of this opportunity participating in Arts Alive. What this means for your business:
We have expanded our marketing and promotion plans for Arts Alive which will feature your business’s participation in social media and allow us to advertise to and attract more tourists and festival-goers to the area for the festival.
Star location on the map handout
In previous years, this event has been known to be one of the biggest profit days of the year for Old Town businesses, and we hope to draw even more new business to the area as the festival continues to grow.
This festival has garnered much media attention, naming BSL "The Best Hidden Gem Destination in Mississippi". in many local news outlets (both print and television), as well as national (USA Today), and will continue to do so. This means more recognition of the festival and our awesome town, which in turn means more potential revenue.
What you need to do:
Become a Retail/Business Member of the Arts, Hancock Co., if you aren’t already. ($60)
SIgn-up as a Arts Alive “Hotspot” location. Bold listing on festival map and online promotion, opportunity to host artists at your business ($50)
Mailing Address:PO Box 3498Bay St Louis, MS 39520