Sunday, August 11, 2019
Noon to 7:00 p.m.
Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival
6902 Mill Valley Road
East Otto, NY 14729
Contact: Nila Griffis 716.667.2808
East Otto, NY: The Griffis Sculpture Park will celebrate a day of creativity at the seventh annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Gates open at 12 noon.
Headlining the festival is the all-star band Dead Phish Funk w/ CRiTT & Friends. The band, led by Eric Crittenden will be getting the crowd up and grooving with songs from The Grateful Dead, Phish and tunes from the funk genre. With some of WNY’s top musicians joining Crittenden on stage, it is sure to be funky fun time.
Also on the bill is funk jam band, Funktional Flow – who played the festival in 2016. Grassroots rockers, PA Line will also be playing their soulful tunes.
Performers from Springville Center of the Arts will be participating in some artistic performances throughout the day.
Admission will be $15 advance, $20 day of show for adults, 12 and under FREE. Gates open at 12 noon. Tickets can be purchased online at:
In addition to the musical performances, the event will feature children crafts and activities, artists creating works, and much more. A few food booths, as well as a beer and wine garden on-site. Park goers can also take in the 250 sculptures that reside throughout the trails of the 400-acre park, making it the United States largest outdoor sculpture park.
The events will be taking place on the top of the hill at the Mill Valley site of the park. Guests must be able to endure a 10-minute walk uphill to the festival site. There will also be a shuttle. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and small coolers.
Celebrating their 50th anniversary, the Ashford Hollow Foundation, owns and operates the Griffis Sculpture Park and the Essex Arts Center in Buffalo, NY. The mission of the Ashford Hollow Foundation is to promote the visual and performing arts as well as construct a dynamic relationship between the arts and education in Western New York to better its young people and the greater community.