More than 130 jury-selected artists will showcase their original artwork, jewelry, home décor, paintings, woodworking and sculpture in an open-air setting at the 2010 6th Street Fair.  The 6th Street Fair, produced by the Bellevue Downtown Association, has a 40-year tradition in Downtown Bellevue.  Over 300,000 fair-goers are expected to visit the city for one of the nation’s largest and most distinguished art fair weekends, including the Bellevue Arts Museum artsfair and the Bellevue Festival of the Arts.

Official name: 6th Street Fair
Location: NE 6th Street and 106th Avenue NE, Downtown Bellevue, Wash. 98004
Fair hours: Friday, July 23: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 24: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 25: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission: Free
Live entertainment: More than a dozen regional bands and musicians will entertain crowds throughout the weekend.  A full schedule is available at bellevuedowntown.com.
Food and refreshments: Delicious fair food will be available for purchase throughout the weekend:

Berry Kabob, Cousins Gourmet (NW Seafood & Desserts), Crepe Tyme, Delicious Asia, Donut Patrol, Euro Gyros, Irishman Enterprises (Hamburgers & Philly Cheesesteak), Maui Wowi (Fresh fruit non-fat smoothies), Old Fashioned Country Kettle Corn and Ziegler’s Bratwurst Haus.

Getting there: Fair-goers are encouraged to ride public transit.  Complete transportation information, including recommended bus routes, is available at bellevuedowntown.com.

The Bellevue Downtown Association is a nonprofit membership organization charged with leading the evolution of Downtown Bellevue as the economic and cultural heart of the Eastside. The BDA also produces the annual Bellevue Jazz Festival, the Live at Lunch Concert Series, the Ice Arena at the Bellevue Magic Season, Walk Downtown Bellevue, and co-produces the Bellevue Family 4th with the City of Bellevue.

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