Since its beginning in 1979 on the grounds of old Victoria School, former home of the Yorkton Art Centre, Sunflower has taken root and continues to bloom.
Countless artists and artisans, from here, near and beyond, have shared their wares with an appreciative audience of fans. Dedicated volunteers donate their time, energy and innovative ideas to organize and present this fine art craft market annually, under the direction of the Yorkton Arts Council, in support of our community programming.
Sunflower's reputation as a quality show is well-deserved; seasoned exhibitors, Zach Dietrich and Wendy Parsons of Moose Jaw, have been part of Sunflower since its inception over three decades ago. They've seen it change from an outdoor day-long juried event to a two-day smorgasbord at the Gallagher Centre with 150 artistic vendors. Exhibitors are added each year to our list of favourites, with new offerings always available to delight and tantalize.
This year's marketers will offer pottery, photography, fibre arts, paintings, jewellery, specialty foods, metal work, home and garden decor, kids stuff, recycled products and much more. Loads of free parking, tasty food on tap, amazing raffle baskets and a festive spirit of fun--who can resist joining in this celebration of creativity!
For more information:
Call the Yorkton Arts Council office at 306-783-8722. See office hours below.
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Sunflower was held at Yorkton's Gallagher Centre
September 8 and 9, 2017.
Join us for the next Sunflower on September 7 and 8, 2018.
View, print or download the Sunflower 2017 program including exhibitor listing and locations.
This is a revised version of the program that includes late entries and corrects some information that was incorrect in the previous edition.
Please note that the correct phone number for Jack and Terry Tindall (photo of their booth below) is 204-739-2861.
Offices at Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre
49 Smith Street East, Yorkton SK S3N 0H4
Monday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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