November 4 & 5
Daytona Beach, Florida
Presented by: Guild of the Museum of Arts & Sciences
Historic Beach St., adjacent to Riverfront Park
Deadline: July 14
Application Fee: $40 Booth Fee: $150 to $240
The 55th Halifax Art Festival has risen in attendance and notoriety to become one of the most prestigious festivals in the Central Florida area. As, the second oldest continual festival in Florida, the Festival is known for its elegance of venue and variety of affordable art. This Festival is free to the public and attracts over 30,000 people from all over Florida and the southeast.
The Festival has expanded to celebrate seasoned as well as emerging artists and craftsmen. There are two distinct exhibit areas. The Fine Arts & Fine Crafts area is juried, judged and eligible for over $35,000 in prize money and Patron Awards. The Crafts area is juried but not eligible for award money. The art works in both areas are original creations and available for purchase.
Extensive multi-media marketing campaign to the Volusia/Flagler area as well the I-4 corridor to include Orlando and Tampa. Advertising includes Cable, Newspapers, Magazines, Outdoor, Transit Buses, radio as well as internet and social media. Budget provided by the Guild of the Museum of Arts & Sciences, the Downtown Development Authority, and a Grant from the Halifax Area Advertising Authority.
We've received many compliments on our various artist amenities:
- Discounted accommodations at select hotels
- Free Parking for cars and trailers
- Easy Load in and out because City closes Beach Street at 3pm on Friday
- Complimentary coffee and bakery goods available both days
- Booth Sitting for both days
- Private Festival Security Friday and Saturday Nights
- Saturday Night Pizza Party
- Sunday Morning Awards Ceremony