Since 1982. Thousands of people are expected to attend the Annual Grand Festival of Art Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm. It is the premier fall outdoor art show along the Gulf Coast. Held in Fairhope, a charming town known for its dynamic shopping, dining and entertainment. Visitors have an opportunity to acquire original artwork from dozens of participating artists. The art show includes prestigious, international and regional fine artists. Artwork includes painting, sculpture, wood, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, photography and glass.