Day in the Park 2017
Mason Park 9:00am - 3:00pm
Day in the Park is the Laurel Arts League’s largest annual event, which takes place the first Saturday each May in Mason Park. The day begins with a 5K race followed by a Fun Run. Throughout the day, patrons can enjoy live music, student and juried art competitions, delicious festival cuisine, children’s activities, and the works of skilled craftsmen from across the region.
Please contact the Laurel Arts League with any questions about Day in the Park.
Artists & Craftsmen
After enjoying the performances, patrons can stroll the oak-lined paths and purchase hand-crafted goods from over 50 regional vendors. All artists and craftsmen may participate in the juried booth competition where they can win up to $500. Interested vendors must complete this registration form by April 28, 2017.
5K & Fun Run
Day in the Park begins with a 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run for participants of all ages. The 5K starts at 8:00 a.m., immediately followed by the Fun Run.
Children can enjoy a variety of crafts including sand art and face painting. The Laurel Tree Board, Gamma Iota and the Lauren Rogers Museum will delight kids with the many supervised activities before they enjoy pony rides, a dunk tank and fun jumpers.
Student Art Contest
Attendees can admire the Student Art Competition, which features works from elementary through high-school aged students. Students from public, private and home-schooled children may participate.
Guests can revel in a Variety entertainment acts on Mason Park’s main stage throughout the day including dancing, blues, rock, country and local show choirs.