Downtown Fort Myers on Edwards Drive in the River District - FREE admission
On ArtFest Fort Myers weekend, over 200 artists gather from across the country and around the world, to dazzle, inspire, delight and entertain you. Majestic palms, continuous background music and savory food make the perfect backdrop for this fine art festival. Convenient and well-marked patron parking is abundant in adjacent city streets, parking lots and multi-story garages. It's so much fun to find the art you love.
Be sure to arrive early to view some of the best art to be seen in Southwest Florida this season. Take time to visit with the artists, who are always on hand to discuss their work. Find out what inspires them and learn about their techniques. The quality of art is extraordinary, as only the best of the best are invited, after a panel of independent artists reviewed the work of the artists who applied for the festival.
What else you will find:
- Art Under 20, the largest Lee County high school art competition and exhibition
- Kids@Art, where eager "weekend artists" of all ages to tap into their best creative selves
- The Young Art Collectors Gallery is the perfect place for children ages 6 to 12 to purchase artwork for only $5
- Dining Gallery - enjoy a break in the shade, with a cool drink in hand and choose among the tasty culinary delights
Can't wait? Then join us for the monthly downtown Art Walk on Friday night, February 3rd
, featuring 60 festival artists and their fabulous artwork. Open to the public from 6 - 10 PM, you'll love this block long gallery under the stars. Plan to linger in our mini Bistro, over a nibble and a drink, as you also enjoy surprise artful performances.
Learn more: www.ArtfestForMyers.com