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Park Art Fair breaks an attendance record

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Over 150 vendors sold everything from soap to lawn decorations at the 2018 New Richmond Park Art Fair, which was held on Friday, June 1, and Saturday, June 2. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 6
Somerset rock band Contraband played two sets on Friday, June 1, as part of the Park Art Fair’s Battle of the Bands. Band members include: Ethan Midbrod (lead guitar and vocals), Sam (rhythm guitar and vocals) and Luke Chapman (bass) and Gus Linden (drums). As the only band to take part in this year’s Battle of the Bands, Contraband will open for Rhino on Saturday of Fun Fest. For more information on Contraband, visit contraband.rocks. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 6
The 2018 New Richmond Park Art Fair had a record for attendance on Friday, June 1, with people coming from far and wide to partake in the food, music and the over 150 vendors who were on hand to sell their wares on Friday and Saturday. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia4 / 6
Piper Scanlan and Russell Z. hold a snake as part of one of the many activities that went on throughout the day on Saturday, June 2, during the 2018 New Richmond Park Art Fair, which was held in Mary Park. Photo courtesy of the New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce5 / 6
Evie Wendt spray paints a welcome to New Richmond Park Art Fair goers who would flock to the annual event on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2. Photo courtesy of the New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce6 / 6

The New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Park Art Fair on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2.

Jordan Willi
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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