305 N 5th Street, Norfolk NE 68701 info@norfolkartscenter.org 402.371.7199

‘Fork Fest!

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Join us at Liberty Bell Park on October 15 and enjoy your ‘Fork Fest favorites like Artist Vendors, Food Truck Rumble and beer garden. ‘Fork Fest returns this fall with a makeover. We are celebrating all things Autumn. With fall themed art activities, a pumpkin decorating competition, and the Husker Football Game on display.

Saturday, October 15 2022

10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Liberty Bell Park

Artist Vendors | 10 am – 9 pm

We are so excited to welcome 30 Artist Vendors to ‘Fork Fest this year! Vending everything from macrame, to t-shirts, to polymer earrings, to fine art, to henna, to homemade guitars, to glitter tattoos, and so much more, we have just a little bit of everything for everyone! Come out, support these artists, and take home a treasure!

Cravings Corner | 10 am – 9 pm

One of our newest additions to ‘Fork Fest is our CRAVINGS CORNER! The Cravings Corner is here to help with all of your munchy needs! When the ‘Fork Fest celebration is all day, we will all need a snack at some point. After enjoying the Food Truck Rumble or eating dinner, stop over to the Cravings Corner for something sweet!

Live Music | 10 am – 6 pm

Trinn May Kneifl, Deep Sea Divers, Kimberly Meyer, Kili Dawson, The Begats, Raw Toast, Glenn Henkle, Vito Cole

Food Truck Rumble | Noon – 3 pm

Uncle Jarrols, The Pier, NoFo Pizza Co, Taylor Made, Tu Casa

Nebraska Huskers Vs. Purdue Football Game
6:30 pm kickoff

‘Fork Fest will have a ton of FREE activities for all ages. Come enjoy the VR Game Truck, make a fabric pumpkin, play yard beer pong, twister, and cornhole, giant Jenga and watch the Husker game all for FREE!

Aluminum Pour

Tiles can be picked up starting at 10 am and the pour will begin around 4 pm

We are also so excited to bring Nita Erickson to do LIVE ALUMINUM POURS at ‘Fork Fest. Buy a tile and carve in your design! Nita will take care of the rest! Watch her pour melted aluminum into your mold and then take it home to show off! You can purchase tickets for Nita’s Aluminum Pour below! If you book your tile before the event, it is on sale for $25. Tiles will be $30 day of. SPACE IS LIMITED! https://norfolkarts.app.neoncrm.com/eventReg.jsp?event=3791&

VR Game Truck | Noon – 8 pm

Explore 3d worlds and play exciting virtual reality games in the VR Game Truck for free.

Want to stay up to date on this event and so much more? Visit us on Facebook at: Norfolk Arts Center

Looking for Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help us on the 15th. Beer Sales and Beer Ticket Sales must pass a Nebraska State Alcohol Certification and email info@norfolkartscenter.org the certificate.

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Need a Lift?

‘Fork Fest has partnered with Forklift to offer more options for parking downtown at the Chamber of Commerce and the Salvation Army Parking Lot.

Starting at 10 am and ending at 6:30 pm the bus will do two loops every hour on the hour to pick up and drop off people at “Fork Fest.

  • Stop One: Will be the Chamber of Commerce Parking Lot Ell
  • Stop Two: Will be just outside the Salvation Army parking lot where the benches are.
  • Stop Three: Will be just outside the entrance to Liberty Bell Park

North Fork Area Transit will be providing free NiteLift Services after 6:30pm Till 11:00pm for anyone heading home or back to the salvation army parking lot.

Call 402-379- 4595

and let them know you need a ride from ‘Fork Fest

Presented By

Platinum Sponsors

TC Transport, Inc.

Gold Sponsors


Auten Pruss and Beckman

Insurance Associates

Midwest Health Partners

Norfolk Board of Realtors

Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau


Silver Sponsors

Allied Tour and Travel

Bruening Landscape

CalmWater Financial Group

Edward Jones – Paula Pflueger

McMill CPA’s & Advisors

Red 10 RV

Town and Country Insurance

We are looking for vendors and artists hoping to participate, we have booths available! Booths are on sale NOW. Booths will be 10×10 and vendors are required to bring their own tables & chairs as well as sanitizing solution. Click HERE to download registration form.