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October 7th, 2023Noon – 6pmOrapax St. & Boissevain Ave. in West Ghent, Norfolk

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Chelsea West Festival Charity Event

Chelsea West Fest Local Music & Makes is an event that showcases everything “local”! We feature artisans/crafters in a variety of mediums of handmade goods. Along with the handmade goods, the festival will feature live local music, local breweries, kid’s activities and vendors featuring local product.

Chelsea West Fest has the energy of “local” and spectators can enjoy strolling through the Historic West Ghent neighborhood and visit the unique eateries just steps away from the festival.

Are you a local artisan/crafter or product vendor and interested in applying for the festival should contact Laura DeVore at or 757-625-6161 x509 for an application.

  • Applications are available NOW!
  • Application deadline is September 1, 2023.
  • Application fee is $15.00
  • 10X10 Booth space fee is $75.00


If you are interested in volunteering please sign up here:

Shifts include Saturday, October 7th (10am-Noon for set-up, Noon-3pm or 3pm-6pm for festival help)

Band Schedule

12:00pm-1:00pm : Akeylah Simone (Rock, Pop & Jazz)

1:30pm-2:30pm : Billy Joe Daniel Band (Blues & Soul)

3:00pm-4:00pm : Allegra DuChaine (Pop Rock)

4:30pm-6:00pm : Suburban Key Party (Alternative Pop Rock)




23 Hearts – Fiber Art
23 Beans – Ceramics
Against the Grain Woodcraft LLC – Wood
Ambers Crafty Cauldron – Crochet
Amy Lassalle (Bizzi Bees) – Oysters & Wood
Anarchy in the Attic – Up-Cycled Fashion
Ancient Truth Investigators – Project Art
Andrea Lauryn Jewelry – Shell Jewelry
Artesstry – Ceramics
Ashley Lavin (Pretties and Papers) – Accessories & Stationary
Cafe Genevieve – Macarons
Celestial Silver Co. – Silver Jewelry
Cherilyn Colbert Art & Illustration – Illustrations
Chip Hudson Art – Fine Art
Classic Murphy Pop Culture – Clay Jewelry
Crafted Maverick – Doll Maker
Crowded Table – Candles
Crunch On Snacks – Freeze-Dried Snacks
David Berry (Razz Arts) – Painting
Deep Blue Joy – Cyanotype Artist
Delirious Instinct – Jewelry
Dwight Easter – Sketch
Ejluxecc – Clay Jewelry
Eryn Anderson (Moss By Eryn) – Jewelry/Metal
Ew Emmie Webb Art – Multi-Media Art
Fe & Fran – Embroidery Art
Fringe+Fire/ Vibin. Resin – Clay Jewelry + Resin Decor
Genevieve Lawrence (Turnstone Jewelry) – Jewelry
Happy Place Boutique – Giftables
High on Your Supply – Muralist/Painter
Izzy’s Apothecary – Witchy Things
Jaden’s Gemstones and Crystals – Crystals
Jen Casper Photography – Fine Art Photography
Karla & Terri Mayberry (Olehenns Photo) – Photography
Kennon House Minimal – Clay Jewelry
Koh Art Ceramics –  Ceramics
Kristin Salsano (By a Gemini) – Handsewn Dolls & Macrame
L’Essentials RVA – Floral art
Lemon Seed Design – Permanent Jewelry
Lianna Pevar (Ardent Candle) – Wax Melts & Candles
Lisa Melita (Lisa Melita Art) – Stoneware Clay
Little Bit Sweet – Bakery Treats
LizzieBCrafts – Cups/Tumblers/Drinkware
Macramaven – Macrame
Made By Bee Jay Art – Scratchboard
Malia Nakai Designs – Heritage-Inspired Jewelry
Mini Beach Abode – Art Prints
Monellisa – Surface Designer
Neptune City Beads – Bead Jewelry
NuLand Hot Stuff Co. LLC – Hot Sauces
Of Great Value – Permanent Jewelry
Out of Woodstock – Macrame
Peachy Gems Studio – Stationery Goods
Peanut City Candles – Candles
Perry Soaps – Handmade Soap
Project Seed Coffee – Cold Brew Bottled Coffee
Rachel Robinson (Bohippian Pottery) – Pottery
Rainy Day Dreamz – Candles
Raven Roots – Plants
Revibe By Chloe – Re-fashioned Clothing
Robin Haverty – Jewelry & Weaving
Salty Sea Ceramics – Ceramics
Savannah Up Art – Painting
Shill Creations Studio – Stained Glass Art
Steven Harris (Swade Woodworks) – Wood
Stitch Culture – Embroidery Art
Studio 336/The Great Dismal – Giftables and Wood
Sue Bee Pottery – Pottery
Super Comp Studios – Prints, Pins + Stickers
Terra Works Studio – Painted Decor
The Paws – Dog Fashion
Tiffany Tangredi – Wax Melts & Candles
Tyme.Artist757 – Jewelry
Wild Little Loops – Plush Fiber Artist
Witchy & Bitchy – Crystals + Candles
Woodline Crafting – Pyrography Art
Zion’s Creations – Spiritual Wellness Boutique

Festival Contributors

We thank our sponsors for their longtime support of the festival!

Our Sponsors

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