Skateboarding and visual arts will roll hand-in-hand at Gravity Artwork Good and Skate Contest, a new out of doors festival in Ferndale this weekend.

The no cost, inaugural celebration is Saturday at Geary Park, which is property to a concrete skate park in which skate boarders, in-line skaters, and scooter and BMX bicycle riders can display off their techniques or brush up on moves. The park was partially funded by a $250,000 grant from the Tony Hawk Basis.

The art reasonable will showcase far more than 50 modern visible artists. Anticipate to see a whole lot of original illustrations, wearable artwork, skateboard deck designs, goods for pets and much more. Search for great stuff from Geeks with Scissors, BrianBrain Studio, David Vintage Detroit, Jodi Lynn’s Emporium of Doodles, Misty Bondy, Kia Ix Artwork, Windy Woods Layouts and extra. 

BrianBrain Studio is part of the art fair at the Gravity festival at Geary Park in Ferndale on June 12.

The relatives-helpful and pet-pleasant occasion will also have food items vehicles, kid’s activities and other enjoyable attractions. 

“Gravity Art Honest and Skate Contest is designed to encourage and foster meaningful, memorable and secure connections for all ages. We are enthusiastic to host a celebration of art and community and the exclusive affect of skateboard lifestyle,” said Krista Johnston of Expose Productions, which is partnering with Ferndale Parks and Recreation for the occasion. Partial proceeds will go toward serving to with park improvements and programming.

Misty Bondy's artwork is part of the art and skateboard festival Gravity at Geary Park in Ferndale on June 12.

The skateboard, BMX, in-line skating and scooter contests are run by Contemporary Skate and Surf and is open up to little ones and adults of all ages. Each individual sport will be damaged into 3 types: ages 9-13, 14-17 and adults of any age. Progress indication up is necessary through the web-site, gravityferndale.com

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Gravity Art Fair and Skate Contest

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday

Geary Park

1198 Earle, Ferndale

Totally free

gravityferndale.com