Join the Tour
Join the Tour!
Interested in joining the Arts and Eats tour by becoming a participating artist, restaurant, farm, or venue? We would love to have you!
Registration for the 2020 tour is open through midnight on March 17th. Tour sites must be within designated areas of Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, and Van Buren Counties. Tour boundaries extend east to M-66, west to Lake Michigan, and vary on the north and south. Click here to see the geographic boundaries of the Arts and Eats Backroads Tour.
Host tour visitors in your own studio. Show and sell your work and demonstrate your techniques for visitors.
Welcome tour visitors to your unique eatery. Showcase the food and drinks you make locally or from local ingredients.
Welcome tour visitors to your homestead. Showcase the products you grow and the animals you raise.
Participate at a central venue or another artist’s studio. Set up a space that is all your own to showcase your work for tour visitors.
- Returning participants: $70 ($95 after early bird period)
- New participants: $85 ($105 after early bird period)
- Hosted artists: $30 ($40 after early bird period)
Want to learn more? Find more information on the participant-specific application pages here!
Become a Sponsor
Advertise Your Business
Business card ad: $210
Double-sized ad: $400
Maximize your marketing outreach by advertising in the Arts and Eats Map and Guide. Limited space is available for businesses that resonate with the mission of Arts and Eats. Your full color ad will appear on the hard copy map and online for a year. Contact Megan Lavell at the Thornapple Arts Council for more information.