Please call Arts Council executive director Ashli Waldrep, at (337) 439-2787 to discuss available sponsorships.

Partner Sponsorship: $5,000




  • Expansive recognition as an Arts & Crabs Fest Presenting Sponsor with inclusion on all print and online advertising and promotions (3 months of advertising, 200 posters), including prominent on-site banner display for presenting sponsors.
  • Promotion as a presenting sponsor on all Arts & Crabs Fest TV and radio spots as well as with the event media sponsor (2 months of TV and radio spots).
  • Year-round recognition as an Arts Council sponsor at all Arts Council events, including Spring Art Walk, Gallery Promenade, ArtsFest, Mayor’s Arts Awards, and Live @ the Lakefront (as event sponsor, not concert sponsor).
  • 15 Arts & Crabs Fest wristbands, and 15 Arts Council memberships (a $3,000 value).
  • Exclusive invites to Arts Council patron parties and special events, and elite VIP perks at Arts Council events.
  • Year-round prominent listing on Arts Council website (with over 5,000 hits per month) as community partner and business listing on HEartBEAT Weekly e-Newsletter (reaches over 1,500 members each week).

Patron Sponsorship: $2,500 (Arts & Crabs Fest)




  • Considerable recognition as an Arts & Crabs Fest Event Sponsor with promotion on all major advertising, posters, and press releases (3 months of advertising and promotions, 200 posters) , including on-site banner display.
  • 10 Arts & Crabs Fest wristbands, 10 Arts Council memberships (a $2,000 value).
  • Exclusive invites to Arts Council patron parties and special events, and VIP perks at Arts Council events.
  • Year-round listing on Arts Council website (with over 5,000 hits per month) as community partner, and business listing on HEartBEAT Weekly e-Newsletter (reaches over 1,500 members each week).

Patron Sponsorship: $2,500 (Live @ the Lakefront Concert Series – upon availability)

  • Concentrated recognition as a concert sponsor for one Friday in the three-week concert series with prominent promotion on all advertising, posters, and press releases (3 months of advertising and promotions, 200 posters, 2 months of TV and radio spots, and considerable on-site advertising.
  • Industry exclusivity (your business would be the only of its kind for that season), on-stage representation throughout evening, exclusive sponsorship of one of the three concerts (your business will be the sole sponsor for that evening), and elite VIP perks during event.
  • Exclusive invites to Arts Council patron parties and special events, and VIP perks at Arts Council events.
  • Year-round listing on Arts Council website (with over 5,000 hits per month) as community partner, and business listing on HEartBEAT Weekly e-Newsletter (reaches over 1,500 members each week).

Advocate Sponsorship: $1,000




  • Recognition as an Arts & Crabs Fest Event Partner or Live @ the Lakefront Event Partner with promotion on press releases and posters (3 months of promotions, 200 posters), including opportunity for on-site banner display.
  • Exclusive invites to Arts Council patron parties and special events, and VIP perks at Arts Council events.
  • Year-round listing on Arts Council website (with over 5,000 hits per month) as community partner, and business listing on HEartBEAT Weekly e-Newsletter (reaches over 1,500 members each week).