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Lakeshore Art Festival

Who We Are

The Lakeshore Art Festival is a unique blend of arts, crafts, music, food and fun along the shoreline in historic Downtown Muskegon. More than 300 artists and crafters will be showcased with fine art in the park, crafts, children's activities and Michigan food market - all wrapped up in a huge downtown street party atmosphere!

Come volunteer with us and enjoy the fun on July 6th, 7th, & 8th. 

What We Do

The Lakeshore Art Festival is looking for 250+ volunteers to fill positions in Support Services, the Hospitality Team, Merchandise Sales, the Children's Lane, and the Street Team.  The Lakeshore Art Festival features a street party atmosphere that highlights many forms of artistic expression.  We encourage you to be a part of this art celebration and look forward to hearing from you soon!

Our positions include...

Support Services Volunteer

The Support Services Volunteer position includes an active role in event operations.  Opportunities for this position will include Festival tear down, assistance with waste removal and recycling, moving picnic tables, and light maintenance. This role may require some heavy lifting.  This is a great opportunity for individuals or groups that enjoy being outdoors and like a variety of opportunities.

Hospitality Team Volunteer

The Hospitality Team Volunteer position includes welcoming guests, volunteers, and exhibitors to beautiful Downtown Muskegon and the Lakeshore Art Festival, answering their questions, and directing them around the event.  This is a great opportunity for someone that is friendly, outgoing, and has a passion for all things Muskegon!

Merchandise Sales Volunteer

The Hospitality Volunteer Merchandise Sales position will focus on working at the Festival Information Booth.   Duties could include selling Lakeshore Art Festival merchandise as well as ice cold bottled water, and answering general questions about the Festival.  A background check will be required for all volunteers in a sales role.

Children’s Lane Volunteer

The Children's Lane Volunteer position includes working in the Children's Lane providing general assistance as needed.  This opportunity provides lots of fun, laughter, and children!  This would be a great experience for anyone that enjoys working with kids, older youth and school groups.  A background check will be required for all volunteers at Children's Lane.

Street Team Volunteer

The Street Team Volunteer includes many diverse opportunities in a variety of areas and will allow you to experience all of the 2017 Festival!  This role will include everything from distributing flyers, promoting the Lakeshore Art Festival at other local events, being a stream of constant communication for all areas of the event, and assisting all areas of event staff with any duties that may come up.  This is a great role for a multi-tasker that really enjoys utilizing all of their talents and skills and is interested in being a huge part the Lakeshore Art Festival 2017!

Thanks for interest in the 2017 Lakeshore Art Festival, be sure to check back for updates and pre-Festival volunteer opportunities!