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GAVIN JACKSON/ MORNING NEWS Sam Ogden works on the community mural in Lake City on April 27, 2013. The sidewalks were busy and the parking lots were full as the biggest crowds yet of ArtFields toured the city hours before the top three artists were named.
Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 7:36 pm
Updated: 8:07 am, Wed Aug 21, 2013.
LAKE CITY, S.C. — ArtFields, the 10-day art festival in April, had a total economic impact of more than $5 million on the area from visitors, construction jobs created and by event organizers and employees before and during the event.
Columbia-based Miley & Associates Inc., commissioned by the Lake City Partnership Council, found an estimated 22,000 visitors visited the festival, spending an average of $33.
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 7:36 pm.
Updated: 8:07 am.