The Main Street Arts Festival rolled into Fort Worth last weekend and since I am now a resident of downtown I felt I needed to get out and support the event. It didn’t hurt that there were at least three bands playing Saturday that I wanted to see. The city does a great job in planning this event and this year was no different. Main Street is shut down from basically the courthouse to the convention center with artists booths set up right down the middle of the street. A children’s workshop area was at one end and the main stage was at the other end. In between was sea of artisans, performers, food and people.
If you were in the market for artwork, wood carvings, jewelry or ceramics you were in the right place. There was many interesting pieces on display. There were so many vendors there was no way I was going to get through them all. It seemed there was something there for every budget and taste. The foot traffic was heavy through the booths with many people carrying purchases. It seemed there was a pretty good amount of business being done. Continue reading