About The Salt Fork Arts & Crafts Festival
The Salt Fork Arts & Crafts Festival (SFACF) which is held at the Cambridge City Park in Cambridge, Ohio is a juried festival that showcases high-quality art in a variety of mediums such as, painting, pottery, ceramics, fiber art, metal work, jewelry, acrylics, mixed media, photography, and more.
Between 90 and 100 artists come from all over the U.S. for this 3-day event. Area students are given the opportunity to display their work, visitors are entertained throughout the weekend by a variety of talented performing artists, concessionaires offer satisfying foods, our Market Place offers foods made in Ohio and there are programs just for kids.
The SFACF is sponsored by the Ohio Arts & Crafts Foundation. The Foundation was created in 1968 to enhance and promote Ohio arts by fostering artistic creativity, expression, and education. Cultural enrichment, historical folk art, the performing arts and other fine arts exhibitions, demonstrations, instructions and performances are the cornerstone of the Foundation's focus.
The Ohio Arts and Crafts Foundation, sponsor of the Salt Fork Arts & Crafts Festival, celebrated its 50th Festival in 2019 at the Cambridge City Park, and to say "thank you" to both the Park and the community for many wonderful years, The Gateway Project was created. The project includes the creation of a patio, built-in seating, as well as restored street lamps.
The Gateway Project for the Park was designed by local artist Bob Jennings. The work was completed Cambridge contractor, Jack Warne, of Jack Warne Construction, and the decorative wrought iron work is completed by Michael LaPlante, Friesenger’s, Inc.