Crafters, artisans sought for Blast on the Beach show

CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Park District invites crafters and artisans to buy booth space for an arts and crafts show at the BMO Harris Blast on the Beach on Aug. 10.

The show will be from 3 to 7 p.m. at Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Drive, Crystal Lake.  The rain date is Aug. 11.

Registration deadline for crafters and artisans is July 30.

To download an application visit

The vendor fee is $50 for home-based businesses and $35 for crafters.

Blast on the Beach features a children’s fun fair with more than 20 vendors, a craft fair, a treasure hunt, a bags tournament, food vendors, a beer/wine garden, children’s entertainer Circus Boy and a live music performance by The Lounge Puppets.

Admission is free.

For information, call 815-459-0680, ext. 219, or email

– Northwest Herald