Panoply is the Southeast‘s premier arts weekend where Huntsville’s innovative spark shines through a festival of art, music and more!

Arts Huntsville is so excited to bring back its in-person, three-day arts festival to Huntsville’s Big Spring Park April 23 – 25!

A Taste of Panoply, a scaled-back version of the annual arts festival, offers the community a much-needed opportunity to interact while celebrating and supporting the arts community safely. 

 

This year’s three-day festival welcomes 15 musical performances by local and regional talent to the Panoply Showcase Stage and art from over 100 visual artists from various mediums to the fan-favorite Art Marketplace. On Saturday and Sunday, festivalgoers can experience live art demonstrations at the Arts In Action tents, interact with strolling characters and take photos at the festival’s interactive art installations, and grab their free STEAM and Creativity Corner activities to continue the festival experience at home! 

 

Friday night’s $20 ticketed preview event includes musical performances by the Lamont Landers Band and the award-winning duo The War And Treaty. Additionally, Friday night attendees have first access to shop the Art Marketplace and a front-row seat to the fireworks show over Big Spring Park. 

 

Saturday and Sunday’s Panoply events are free to the public, but a donation of $10 or more per adult to Arts Huntsville to support festival programming is welcomed and encouraged! 

Hours:
Friday, April 23 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday, April 24 from 10:00am – 9:00pm (Art Marketplace closes at 7:30pm)
Sunday, April 25 from 11:00am – 6:00pm

Tickets:
Friday Night Tickets: $20
Saturday and Sunday free with a suggested $10 donation per adult

*Please note that there will be capacity limitations 

We are still looking for volunteers for this year’s festival! If you’re interested in volunteering, click the link below to register! 
Please be sure to check our FAQs for additional information on the changes to this year’s festival, Covid-19 precautions, parking information, and more. 

Learn More About A Taste of Panoply 2021

A Taste of Panoply COVID-19 Precautions

– Please do not attend the 2021 Taste of Panoply Art Festival if you answer yes to any of the following:

– You have experienced a temperature greater than 100° Fahrenheit in the past three (3) days.

– You or anyone in your household has been diagnosed with COVID=19 in the last fourteen (14) days.

– You or anyone in your household has been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 in the last fourteen (14) days.

– You have experienced any signs and/or symptoms of COVID-19 in the past three (3) days, excluding seasonal allergies or known chronic conditions.

– Festivalgoers are asked to mask while attending the 2021 Taste of Panoply event. 

– Please play your part and stay 6 feet apart wherever possible. 

– Sanitization stations, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, are located across the festival.

– Experience Panoply’s music lineup in the Showcase Stage listening circles or by social distancing across adjacent areas of Big Spring Park.

– Enjoy your festival food and drink while seated in the park.

 

Note: To support social distancing, Big Spring Park’s Red Bridge will be closed during A Taste of Panoply. Festivalgoers requiring ADA access to move thru the event may speak with Panoply security at the Bridge.

 

Thank you for helping us protect the health of our artists and community!

Follow Arts Huntsville on Instagram for #ATasteofPanoply21 News & More! 

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What was your favorite part of this year's festival? Let us know in the comments ⬇!
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📢🌟 PANOPLY GATES WILL REOPEN AT 6:00PM 🌟📢 ...

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🔴 PANOPLY WEATHER UPDATE 🔴

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