Volunteer at the Festival!

WheatonArts needs your help at our upcoming Festival of Fine Craft.

By volunteering for a morning or afternoon shift at our two-day Festival of Fine Craft, you’ll be making a difference at our largest event of the year.  The Festival of Fine Craft features more than 130 artists and exhibitors, new and unique fine crafts, live demonstrations, hands-on family activities, a glass pumpkin patch, musical entertainment, wonderful regional food and much more!

Volunteer Opportunities include:

Information and Door Prize Tent Monitor – Assist with door prizes and Festival visitor information.

Members Gate Assistant – Assist staff at complimentary admissions gate.

Child's graft activity exampleEvent Center Greeter – Offer visitor information in the lobby and booth sit for artists as needed. (Indoors)

Crafts Activity Assistant – Monitor supplies and assist families with scarecrows and other children’s craft projects.

Breakfast Coordinator– Serve and clean up complimentary breakfast for artists and staff (Early morning, 8 am to 11 am, indoors)

Artist SupportGive the artists a break! Booth sit for artists as needed in their tent outdoors. (Afternoons only – 12 noon to 4 pm)

Glass Pumpkin Patch Sales Associate – Wrap and bag pumpkins at checkout or offer visitors assistance in the ever-popular glass pumpkin patch.

Beer/Wine Garden  – The Garden is back!  Hand out wristbands, sell drink tickets, pour drinks.  Volunteers in this area MUST be 21. (limited Saturday evening positions are available)

In return for donated time, each volunteer will receive a Festival admission (valid for both days) AND two additional complimentary festival passes. Bring a friend or two with you and enjoy the show as our thank you.   Wine-and-Beer-garden

We need you! Every year, the success of the Festival depends on the support of over 100 volunteers. Their enthusiasm and generosity help to make this exciting event run smoothly. There are positions for nearly every age, interest and ability, whether behind the scenes or on the front lines interacting with our visitors and participating artists. If you would like to help this year, please click here to register online, fill out and return a registration to lwymbs@wheatonarts.org. You may also register by phone at (856) 825-6800.

You will receive confirmation of your assignment and your complimentary passes within 2 weeks after we receive your registration. Final information will be sent to you two to three weeks before the festival.

Feel free to call Taral Thompson at 856-825-6800, extension 114 or reach us by email tthompson@wheatonarts.org if you need more information.