Columbus Arts Festival Patron Package Now Available with VIP Access Throughout Festival Weekend
For immediate releaseMarch 10, 2022
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus Arts Festival, presented by the American Electric Power Foundation June 10-12, has merged tickets to its long-time Patron Party with its Friends of the Festival VIP Package to create the new Patron Package.
The Patron Package includes a ticket to the Friday night Patron Party, access to exclusive VIP hospitality areas at the Festival, free water at beverage stations throughout the Festival, a private cash bar, private air-conditioned restrooms and other amenities. Packages are priced at $135 per person.
Presented by The Ohio State Ohio University, the Patron Party takes place the opening night of the Festival at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center. Guests who have purchased the Patron Package are invited for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live performances on Friday, June 10 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Proceeds from Patron Package sales support the Arts Festival’s Artist Awards. The awards are selected by the Festival jury during the weekend and awarded on Saturday, June 11. These 12 cash awards (ranging from $1,000 to $4,000) for exhibiting artists are an important part of the Columbus Arts Festival’s commitment to artists and the Festival’s national reputation.
For more details and to purchase tickets, visit columbusartsfestival.org/visit/patron-package.
Festival Hours: Friday, June 10 from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; and Sunday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Please note: on Friday and Saturday artist booths close at 9 p.m.; artists have the option to stay open later.)
For more information on the Columbus Arts Festival, call (614) 221-8625 or visit columbusartsfestival.org.
For a selection of high-res images, visit the Festival’s press media page.
The Columbus Arts Festival is produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council.
The 2022 Columbus Arts Festival is presented by the American Electric Power Foundation. Additional sponsors and partners include Bank of America, Bath & Body Works, Battelle, Cardinal Health, CDDC, CoverMyMeds, Gateway Film Center, Huntington National Bank, IGS Energy, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., King Business Interiors, Maker’s Mark, The Ohio State University, OSA Technology Partners, Paul-Henri Bourguignon Foundation, PNC, Rhinegeist, Toyota, White Castle, Whole World Lemonade and Worthington Industries Foundation. Media sponsors include ABC6/FOX28, CD92.9, Lamar Outdoor, Ohio Magazine, Orange Barrel Media, RSVP, WCBE, WOSU Public Media and WSNY.
Mission of the Greater Columbus Arts Council: To support and advance the arts and cultural fabric of Columbus. www.gcac.org
The Greater Columbus Arts Council receives major financial support from the City of Columbus, Franklin County Commissioners and the Ohio Arts Council. None of these funds are used for the production of the Columbus Arts Festival.
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