florida (52)

12382373097?profile=RESIZE_180x180March 23 & 24, 2024
Altamonte Springs, Florida

Cranes Roost Park
Saturday 10am-7pm & Sunday 10am-5pm
140 Artists
Deadline: February 23, 2024

Application fee: $30/Booth fee starts at $260

The streets along beautiful Cranes Roost Park at Uptown Altamonte in Altamonte Springs/Orlando, Florida will come alive with artisans showcasing their talents, color and music. Join us at the Uptown Art Expo, this festival offers artists a beautiful world class setting with easy access set-up, free adjacent parking, overnight security.



  • Limited to 140 juried fine art and fine craft artists
  • 25,000 patrons
  • Friday drive up load-in
  • Free adjacent parking
  • Overnight security
  • All booths have small storage behind
  • Sunday morning artists' breakfast
  • Extensive PR and marketing
  • Highest houseold buying income in the region
  • $6,500 artist awards
  • Booth Fees: $320 Juried, Craft Non Juried: $260
  • Limited electric available for additional fee

12382373265?profile=RESIZE_400xThe Uptown Art Expo will be strongly promoted throughout Central Florida media including 98.9 WMMO, WOCL 105.9fm, Orlando Weekly. The Orlando Art & Living Expo, Inc., is a non-profit whose mission to bring art & music together, and enhance the quality of life in Central Florida.


More info: https://www.uptownartexpo.com/
Contact: Jim Barton uptownartexpo@gmail.com

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12373014101?profile=RESIZE_400xMarch 23 & 24, 2024
DeLand, Florida

Earl Brown Park
Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 10am-4pm
74 Artists
Deadline: March 15, 2024

Application fee: $15/Booth fee: $185

Our festival is outdoors in the beautiful Earl Brown City Park with winding walking paths and large live oak trees that shade the paths. a large pond with two beautiful fountains is the backdrop of the wonderful venue.

The DeLand Outdoor Art Festival "DOAF" was founded by Virginia Clausen and Joe Elliot in 1965 on the sidewalks of delightful DeLand, Florida. Virginia's outlook on the festival is to have a festival that everyone will enjoy.

12373015471?profile=RESIZE_400xDOAF has an area of the park for fine artists and fine crafts who will be competing for the $2,000 best in show award. The traditional crafts also has an area in the park. A large food court separates each section. We have an Amphitheater that throughout both days has live bands playing bluegrass, country, rhythm and blues, gospel and much more.

More info: https://delandoutdoorartfest.com/
Contact: Patty Clausen delandoutdoorartfestival@cfl.rr.com


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12369332698?profile=RESIZE_400xApril 27 & 28, 2024
Sanford, Florida

Historic downtown Sanford
Saturday 10am-6pm & Sunday 10am-5pm
150 Artists
Deadline: February 14, 2024

Application fee: $25/Booth fee starts at $235

This is an outdoor festival in Beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford, three blocks from the St. Johns River. The district surrounded by shops, restaurants, pubs, and more. Many airbnb's and hotels are close by; self-contained RV area; brick-lined streets; and so much more.

The 13th Annual St. Johns River Festival of the Arts is open to fine artists and fine craftsmanship. Sorry, no crafts. This is a juried fine art and fine craftsmanship event (sorry, not crafts) with the application fee a low $25. Booth spaces are a reasonable $235 and $275. The art festival is limited to 150 artists.

Prize award money is $15,000. See our website for a breakdown in awards. Staff is friendly and helpful. Applying artists receive free breakfast and lunch at the artist retreat, Saturday and Sunday. Drive thru registration and easy load in/load out with setup beginning Friday at 3pm.

12369333882?profile=RESIZE_400xEach year we showcase art demonstrations and encourage artists to demonstrate. We are committed to public art education. Extensive advertising is down each year on billboards, radio, digital, posters, social media and more!

Voted in the top 200 art festivals 2023!

More info: https://stjohnsriverartfest.com/
Contact: Kim House StJohnsRiverArtFest@gmail.com

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Call for Artists: 39th Annual Art in the Park

12328101063?profile=RESIZE_400xMarch 9 & 10, 2024
Brooksville, Florida

Tom Varn Park
Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 10am-4pm
120 Artists
Deadline: January 10, 2024

Application fee: $35/Booth fee: $250

You're invited to apply to exhibit at the 39th Annual Art in the Park in Brooksville, Florida! Join us underneath the oak trees for Hernando County's premier arts event - with over 100 fine arts exhibitors and $6,500 in cash prizes, including $1,250 for Best in Show!


Art in the Park is an annual event dedicated to fine art, craftsmanship, and community. Artists and artisans come from all over Florida and the Southeast to showcase their unique artwork at Tom Varn Park in Brooksville, Florida. This will be our 39th annual show, and we hope this will be our best one yet! Expect a diverse crowd of over 6,000 arts enthusiasts from our neighboring communities for a celebration of artistry in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Fine arts and crafts exhibitors of all mediums are invited to apply! 

Hernando County's interest in the arts has grown tremendously in the past few years, with several new public art programs including the Mermaid Tale Trail, Art on Fire, the Mobile Mural Program, and so many more! Come see what our thriving arts community has to offer!


New this year: More fine artists than ever, a larger marketing budget to pull in more art buyers, and more live art demonstrations.



We are committed to enhancing the experience for every artist, collector, and patron of the arts who attends our show.






For more info: http://www.aitphernando.com

Contact: Cheryl Hill AITPExhibitor@hernandoarts.org

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Call for Artists: Melbourne Art Festival

12311784684?profile=RESIZE_400xApril 27 & 28, 2024
Melbourne, Florida
Wickham Park
Saturday & Sunday 9am-5pm
200 Artists
Deadline: December 31, 2023

Application fee: $37/Booth fee: $321

The 2024 Melbourne Art Festival will once again be held at beautiful Wickham Park in Melbourne. The award-winning festival, which draws tens of thousands of art and music lovers from throughout Central Florida, is a vibrant family friendly event that promotes and encourages artistic endeavors, education, and appreciation of the arts.
The Melbourne Art Festival is a juried Fine Arts Show, drawing artists from throughout Florida and the United States. The Melbourne Art Festival was selected as one of the Top 100 fine art shows in the US in 2023 and over the past ten years by Sunshine Artist Magazine; a 2021 Finalist for Florida Today’s ‘Best of Brevard Awards’ in the non-profit category; and the 2023 winner of Best Festival by Space Coast Living Magazine.

12311787078?profile=RESIZE_400xAmong the many highlights of the 2024 festival:

  • Nationally ranked and juried fine art show displaying original works of art in a variety of medias competing for over $20,000 in awards
  • Artist booths, stage, food court, & beverage stations are around the back lake, among the trees and breezes of Wickham Park
  • VIP Patron Program providing an invitation to an exclusive artist reception after the show Saturday
  • Live music featuring top local and regional bands
  • Browse Melbourne Art Festival Sponsor and Exhibitor displays
  • Food & beverage vendors serving a variety of cuisine options & beverages
  • Cart rides will be offered by “The Cart Guys” to help those with large art purchases get back to their vehicle

The Melbourne Art Festival is a Not for Profit 501-C3 organization
whose mission is to promote and encourage artistic endeavors, education, and appreciation.

The festival is run completely by volunteers. 


For more information: http://www.melbournearts.org/
Contact: Doug Taylor news@melbournearts.org

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Call for Artists: Bayfront Art Show

12311752252?profile=RESIZE_400xMarch 16 & 17, 2024
Naples, Florida
Naples Bayfront
130 Artists
Deadline: January 8, 2024

Application fee: $38/Booth fee: $540

Discover the Bayfront Naples Art Show in vibrant Downtown Naples, Florida! It's where the city's buzz meets tranquil waters, creating an unforgettable atmosphere for art lovers. 

Nestled Amongst the Elite: The Bayfront Naples isn't just any locale. It's where luxury lives and art thrives. By showcasing here, you're stepping into a world where the wealthy truly appreciate and invest in creativity. 

Breathtaking Views, Unrivaled Spotlight: Paint, sculpt, or craft with Naples' calming waters as your backdrop on one of its liveliest streets. This isn’t just an event; it's an experience tailored for artists. 
12311751491?profile=RESIZE_710xSafety & Style: With 24/7 security, your art's in safe hands, and our premium tent rentals enjoy an elegant, sheltered space while the thoughtful layout promises visibility and accessibility.

Absolute Convenience: Think easy setups, set up one day before the event, nearby parking, and zero outdoor annoyances. It's all about letting you focus on what matters most - your art.

Food, Fun & Conversations: Dive into local flavors, chat with fellow artists, and meet eager buyers—all in a relaxed setting without blaring distractions.

Get Noticed: Beyond just a display, we’re offering a stage where your art doesn’t just sit; it shines and resonates, reaching corners and elite circles you've only dreamed of.

12311753067?profile=RESIZE_710xJoin the Bayfront Naples Art Show presented by 
Naples Picasso Events.
Where every brushstroke finds an audience,
and every artist finds a home.
See you there!


For more information: http://www.naplespicasso.com
Contact: Patrick Benes naplespicasso@gmail.com

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12286196478?profile=RESIZE_400xMarch 9 & 10, 2024
Marco Island, Florida
Marco Island Veteran's Memorial Park
Daily 10am-5pm
200 Artists
Deadline: November 20, 2023
Application fee: $35.0/Booth fee: $575.00
The Marco Island Center for the Arts in collaboration with MauRich Productions & Events Inc. is proud to host this inaugural, major art show of the 2024 winter season on Marco Island. Located in the newly renovated Veteran’s Community Park, this is the ideal site for the Marco Island National Fine Art Show. The Marco Island Veteran's Memorial Park is centrally located on Marco Island and is an integral part of their community. The show has openings for approximately 200 artists.
12286198257?profile=RESIZE_400xThe city of Marco Island is located in Collier County, FL just a short drive south of Naples. It is a destination for many people with second homes during the winter months, and enjoys a peak season population of 35,000 people. Marco Island and the immediate surrounding areas are experiencing a growth in development and have become a popular destination for people relocating to warmer climates. In a recent 2023 Florida study, analyzing the highest wealth per capita in the state, Collier County has been ranked 2nd among the 67 counties in Florida.
“Maureen Roberts is an exceptional Art Show Director- she has incredible computer skills and never makes a mistake with the show info that she sends out. Her shows are highly organized and professional.  She really listens to the artists and is open to new ideas- ways to make improvements and takes into consideration booth requests. She answers every issue and conflict with a smile and an infectious laugh that puts everyone at ease and makes the show a pleasant and profitable experience for everyone.”
"I have had the honor of working with Maureen for years. Her genuine passion for artists and her skills on running shows made our profession easier and less stressful. She is organized, artist friendly and has great communication which is greatly appreciated. Working with her has been absolute delight and wholeheartedly recommend her as a knowledgeable, competent show director in the creative industry."
Contact: Maureen Roberts Hi@maurichproductions.com/minas
More information on MauRich Productions & Events, Inc.
can be found at: www.maurichproductions.com
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12245483257?profile=RESIZE_400xFebruary 24 & 25, 2024
Key West, Florida
Truman Waterfront Park in Old Town
Daily 10am-5pm
150 Artists
Deadline: October 27, 2023
Application fee: $35/Booth fee starts at $335
This show is the combination of the Key West Craft Show and the Old Island Days Art Festival (held 39 & 59 years respectively). The sponsor - Key West Art Center - is the oldest non-profit Art Center on the island. The show will feature fine art and fine craft with a jury, looking to bring creative and high-quality work to patrons with an eye for all tastes and budgets. This location has become a favorite with locals due to free ample parking, easy biking and walking distance, shuttle busses right to the park, and fabulous water views. We welcome return artists and new artists to participate in this new format.
Well run and well attended by art savvy patrons (both locals and tourists) who come to buy. Easy Friday set-up, convenient artist parking and one of the most beautiful art fair venues in the country makes The Key West Art Festival our best show of the year! - Sherry Whorl
I’ve done the Key West Art Center Shows at least 20 times. It’s always been a pleasure to work with the staff, and the shows are some of my favorites. For one thing, it’s always fun to be in Key West. For another, I have always been happy with sales, every time. - Billie Barthelemy
Combining the January Craft Show and the February Art Festival was a big decision for the Committee. We are doing all we can to make this a great show by getting your patrons there and promoting the event and activities. 
For more information: http://keywestartcenter.com
Contact: Susann D'Antonio KWArtShow@gmail.com
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Call for Artists: 6th Annual Babcock Ranch Art Show

12227222067?profile=RESIZE_400xMarch 9 & 10, 2024
Babcock Ranch, Florida
Founder's Square
Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 10am-4pm
65 Artists
Deadline: November 3, 2023
Application fee: $25/Booth fee: $325
The Babcock Ranch Art Show, professionally managed and produced by the ArtFest Fort Myers staff, is a 2-day boutique art show held in the new town of Babcock Ranch. This free-to-the-public art show features approximately 65 exceptional artists, centered in the town square of the first solar-powered town in the U.S., surrounded by seven exciting new neighborhoods. The Babcock Ranch Art Show is dedicated to promoting and showcasing your artwork.
Held outdoors on the water in the Founder's Square of a gorgeous solar powered state-of-the-art community, opened in 2018 and still growing and building every year. The community sold over 2,000 homes in the last year alone, and these new homeowners will be looking for art to add to their homes!
Each year, the buyer demographic for the Babcock Ranch Art Shows grows exponentially. With new homes, schools, shopping centers, restaurants and other amenities being built, more and more people are moving to Babcock Ranch!
"This show is a pleasure to participate in."
"Layout was good. The venue was very pleasant, easy to navigate, and overall a quite enjoyable location."
"Set up was great. Great organization, good volunteers to direct. Wonderful."
"I was pleasantly surprised that people from surrounding cities/towns made the drive out to Babcock Ranch. I sold fair and made enough to be satisfied with my profit. I also do want to give a shout out to the marketing team. I think good efforts were made to advertise the show and it was very much worth it. I saw posters, social media, and a segment on the local TV new channels."
"Excellent Sales at the Show & additional, after the show."
"This was the most enjoyable art show in years. All the folks were friendly and helpful."
"Great show. Great location. Booth spacing was generous."
Artists are set in a circular layout, allowing all booths to have at least 3 feet spacing in a lakefront park-like setting. Extensive promotion featuring your artwork to neighboring cities in Lee and Charlotte Counties assures that your buying public will be eager to see you.
For more information: www.babcockranchartshow.com
Contact: Annie Crouch annie.crouch@artfestfortmyers.com
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Call for Artists: Bay Harbor Islands Art Festival

12225493260?profile=RESIZE_400xFebruary 3 & 4, 2024
Bay Harbor Islands, Florida
Kane Concourse
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm
60 Artists
Deadline: October 13, 2023
Application fee: $25  Booth fee: $400
12225493453?profile=RESIZE_400xThe Bay Harbor Islands Arts Festival is back for 2024! This 2-day event will be held in the beautiful Town of Bay Harbor Islands. Long known as "The Best Kept Secret on the Water," this two-island, vibrant and progressive community is located in the heart of Biscayne Bay, surrounded by some of the most affluent coastal communities in South Florida. With its sought after real estate and small-town appeal, art lovers live and work here.
The Festival will unfold on February 3rd & 4th, 2024, on the royal palm tree lined Kane Concourse in the center of the Town’s beautifully landscaped Business District, with its boutique shops, fine dining, and the most well-known luxury mall in America just steps away.
Bay Harbor Islands Arts Festival is an artist-friendly outdoor fine arts festival. Our staff and volunteer crew want your experience with us to be enjoyable, as well as profitable. Our local businesses support us, so that we can continue to provide you with:
  • Friday set-up, with staggered times beginning at 12:00PM
  • Drive up access for ease in unloading & loading
  • Professional 24-hour security
  • Oversized booth spaces with at least three feet between booths
  • Reserved artist parking
  • Free and secure parking for artist RVs
12225492896?profile=RESIZE_400xThe Festival will showcase exceptional fine art and craft exhibitors, culinary arts, hands-on activities for families, and a variety of live performances over the two days.
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12225220868?profile=RESIZE_400xJanuary 13 & 14, 2024
Coral Gables, Florida
Watsco Center, University of Miami
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm
200 Artists
Deadline: September 22, 2023
Application fee: $45/Booth fee starts at $400
The Beaux Arts Festival of Art is a two-day outdoor festival hosted from 10:00am–5:00pm in front of the Watsco Center on the University of Miami Campus in Coral Gables. Each year the Festival draws over 20,000 attendees from South Miami. South Miami is one of the most affluent neighborhoods in Florida and has recently seen an influx of high net worth families moving in, many of whom are looking to fill their homes up with your art!
The 73rd annual Beaux Arts Festival of Art is set to return in January 2024, bringing more than 200 juried fine art exhibitors to the beautiful University of Miami campus. Recognized as one of South Florida’s leading art shows, the festival attracts acclaimed artists from all over the country, and awards more than $20,000 in prizes to exhibiting artists!! The festival provides breakfast, snacks and booth sitting for artists throughout the weekend.
12225219466?profile=RESIZE_400x"I always enjoy this show and all the volunteers are incredible. This year’s set up was especially nice because it was easy to load in and out. Thank you for a great weekend!" -- Returning Artist
"It was my first year and I was very impressed with how well it was run. Great location with an easy set up. The clientele was knowledgeable and most importantly, purchased. A gem of a show! I’m looking forward to next year.” -- New Artist
All proceeds from the festival benefit the University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum and Beaux Arts’ educational programs. For seven decades, Beaux Arts has introduced children from underserved communities to the world of art, and encouraged art awareness and advancement through support of the Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami.
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12220927268?profile=RESIZE_400xJanuary 20 & 21, 2024
Venice, Florida
Venice-Nokomis Rotary Club
Saturday 9am-6pm & Sunday 10am-4pm
100 Artists
Deadline: November 11, 2023
Application fee: $30.00 Booth fee: $250.00
For over 30 Years the Venice-Nokomis Rotary Club has hosted the most artist-friendly Art Festival in South Florida. Our artists consistently give us great reviews for the support we provide, easy in-load and out-load, enthusiastic crowds, and overnight security. We attract thousands of attendees with our array of artists, antique/classic automobiles, live music, family fun, tasty food, and drink. Venice is directly on the Gulf of Mexico and has some of the best beaches in Florida which attract thousands of northerners every winter.
Again, this year we will have a large circus tent as an option for artists who prefer protection from the elements. This year the City of Venice will again host the City of Venice Road E-O, a popular equipment operating competition that draws crowds of spectators to the event. The Rotary Art Festival has grown in popularity over the past years, and we expect to continue to attract more artists and larger attendance in 2024.
Show Features                         
  • 12220927486?profile=RESIZE_400xArtist parking behind your booth or close to your booth
  • Easy load-in and load-out
  • Overnight Security
  • Music
  • Wide variety of Food and Drink
  • Attracts thousands of attendees
  • Children's activities attract numerous families
  • Venice and Rotary enjoy great Community Support
  • RV parking is available on-site, but hookups are not available
Contact: Joseph Pokorney joe@lancastermcginty.com
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12218099076?profile=RESIZE_400xMarch 15, 16, & 17, 2024
Winter Park, Florida
Central Park and along Park Avenue
Friday-Saturday 9am-6pm & Sunday 9am-5pm
215 Artists
Deadline: September 25, 2023
Application fee: $45/Booth fee: $575
The 65th Annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation's oldest, largest, and most prestigious juried fine art festivals. It's also one of the nation's most profitable for artists, positioned at #10 in Art Fair SourceBook's 2022 festival rankings and #6 in Sunshine Artist's Top 200 from 2010-2020, a 10-year ranking of the nation's most profitable art shows. In ArtFairCalendar's ranking of Best Art Fairs, we rank #6 in America and #1 in the South.
The Festival debuted in March 1960 as a community project and is still produced by an all-volunteer board that puts an emphasis on meeting the needs of the artists. Here are a few comments from 2023 exhibiting artists:
  • The Artist Care Team volunteers were beyond amazing. 
  • Excellent service with water and snacks. It was nice not to have to leave the booth.
  • So well-run, well juried and fun!
  • A nice high-end fair. I liked the community support, awards and art purchases.
  • Thank you for the fabulous and profitable experience.
92% said they would plan to apply to attend the next year. 
12218099683?profile=RESIZE_400xSet in a beautiful, historic downtown setting, the festival draws approximately 250,000 art-loving visitors. Over 1000 fine artists from around the world apply yearly to this highly competitive and very popular show. An independent panel of three judges will select the 212 fine artists and three emerging artists invited to exhibit their works.
  • Extensive media promotions
  • Artists retain all sales proceeds
  • Artists' Hospitality Center with refreshments
  • Artists' Gallery on website
  • Security patrol after hours
  • Artist Housing Program
  • Booth sitting by volunteers on call
  • Artist Care Team - several times day with water & snacks
  • Saturday Night Artists' Party (Dinner & Awards Presentation)
  • Art Festival Magazine (distributed at event & on the website)
  • Limited free artists' parking near the Park
  • Best of Show: Purchase Award, $12,000
  • Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation Art of Philanthropy: Purchase Award, $5,000
  • Morse Museum Award for Distinguished Work of Art: $2,500
  • The Monte Livermore Celebration of Nature Award: $2,000
  • Ten Awards of Excellence: $2,000 each
  • Twenty Awards of Distinction: $1,000 each
  • Thirty Awards of Merit: $500 each
In addition, Patron Program purchases are estimated to exceed $90,000 this year.
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12189721692?profile=RESIZE_400xMarch 9 & 10, 2024
Tarpon Springs, Florida
Craig Park, 100 Beekman Lane
Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm
200 Artists
Deadline: September 30, 2023
Application fee: $30/Booth fee: $250-$400
We welcome your application to the 49th Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival on the Bayou, a premier outdoor event. This juried show attracts artists from across the U.S. It offers artists the opportunity to exhibit in a waterfront, oak-shaded park in the center of Tarpon Springs. The city was named Best Historic Small Town for 2018 by USA Today. Some 18,000 loyal patrons flock to the show every year to interact with and buy from exhibitors, sample craft beer and good food, and enjoy live entertainment. Awards total $19,000.
Tarpon Springs sits at the north end of Florida's most densely-populated county, accessible from the entire Tampa Bay area. It offers an old Florida ambience with its brick streets, restored Victorian mansions and intimate bungalows surrounding the Festival venue. Downtown boasts a variety of restaurants and shops, just two blocks away. The historic Sponge Docks area, celebrating Greek heritage, is an easy walk or trolley ride away. The Festival, in the midst of these attractions, provides a unique opportunity for purchasing fine art and fine craft. 
The 2024 Festival features a revamped site plan, maximizing exposure to each artist's tent and easing visitors' movement through the Park -- all based on artists' suggestions. Musical entertainment also takes a fresh approach with instrumental ensembles. Organizers continue to promote the original work of artists by excluding buy/sell and production studio work, as well as souvenir items.
  • Good show, well curated, good support.
  • Everyone was kind, polite and well informed. As first timers we were pleasantly surprised with speed and ease of load-in. You handled so many artists in such a tight space in an efficient, organized manner, AND with smiles on your faces!
  • You run an artist-friendly show!
  • Having the fee stay at $250 is unique in comparison to comparable shows some of which seem to use us as a fundraiser.
  • Nice to see a festival with higher end art.
  • Stunning show and location.

The 2024 Festival features a revamped site plan, maximizing exposure to each artist's tent and easing visitors' movement through the Park -- all based on artists' suggestions. Organizers continue to promote the original work of artists by excluding buy/sell and production studio work, as well as souvenir items.

Contact: Jean Hungiville president@tarponspringschamber.org



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12187434887?profile=RESIZE_400xFebruary 17 & 18, 2024
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Gardens North County District Park
Daily 10am-5pm
275 Artists
Deadline: September 27, 2023
Application fee: $40.25/Booth fee starts at $589
The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce invites you to apply to be an exhibitor at the 39th annual ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival, presented by the Hanley Foundation, a two-day ticketed outdoor fine arts festival over Presidents' Day weekend. 
Known as one of the nation's top art festivals, ArtiGras,in Palm Beach Gardens, annually attracts tens of thousands of art lovers and collectors. The Festival showcases a juried exhibition of gallery-quality art and offers a unique opportunity for visitors to interact with and purchase directly from the artists. Along with the onsite artists, ArtiGras will feature interactive art exhibits, children's activities, live music, youth art and recycling art competitions, among other demonstrations.
We want your time with us to be not only profitable but also enjoyable. Artists will receive via e-mail a list of select hotel, tent, and equipment rental information.  
During the festival, the following amenities are offered to all artists:
  • Artists’ Oasis: provides free water, coffee, and snacks daily (Saturday and Sunday) 
  • A continental breakfast 
  • Booth sitters
  • Golf cart assistance to and from the customer art pick-up area
  • 24 hour security
During ArtiGras, three judges will select 25 artists in the Fine Art Showcase and give out $15,000 worth of prizes and recognition awards. Judging will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 17. Cash awards and ribbons will be presented on Sunday morning, February 18.
For more information: http://www.artigras.org/
Contact: Brian Elkin brian@pbnchamber.com
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Call for Artists: Mercato Art Celebration

12189714866?profile=RESIZE_400xJanuary 27 & 28, 2024
Naples, Florida
Mercato Naples
Saturday 10am-6pm & Sunday 9am-3pm
130 Artists
Deadline: October 8, 2023
Application fee: $38/Booth fee: $540
Experience the sophisticated, fun, and vibrant Mercato Art Celebration Art Show hosted by Naples Picasso Events. This all-day extravaganza offers Naples residents and visitors the perfect blend of shopping under the sunshine and memorable evenings filled with dining, drinks, entertainment, and captivating Fine Art from renowned national and international artists. Immerse yourself in an atmosphere where sophistication and community converge, brightening both your day and night.
 The Mercato Art Celebration Art Show, brought to you by Naples Picasso Events, brings together artists, collectors, and enthusiasts to celebrate creativity and culture. Prepare to be enthralled by a diverse range of artistic mediums, including painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed media. This event provides a unique opportunity to discover new artists, explore their extraordinary artworks, and engage with the vibrant art community.
In addition to the artistic delights, guests will relish the incredible Southwest Florida weather, ample parking options, and the chance to visit the celebrated restaurants and stores within Mercato. As the grand finale, Mercato and Collier County close down the entire street to vehicular traffic, allowing attendees to stroll through the event, interact with artists, and fully immerse themselves in the beauty of Naples.
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Call for Artists: Palm Beach Fine Craft Show

Palm Beach Fine Craft Show

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Deadline to Apply is September 15, 2023
Artists Call for Entries: 20th Annual Palm Beach Fine Craft Show
February 16- 18, 2024 • Palm Beach Convention Center

The 20th Annual Palm Beach Fine Craft Show is a juried exhibition and sale of contemporary American & International crafts and design hosted over Presidents' Day Weekend, February 16-18, 2024 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.

The Palm Beach Fine Craft Show encourages artists to continue to grow and stretch the limits of their media. The Craft Show is committed to presenting the most thoughtful, original, and skilled American & International craft and design objects. All work submitted to the Palm Beach Fine Craft Show must be original creations. 

The Palm Beach Fine Craft Show will be awarding three artist in the following categories: Best in Show, Best New Artist & Artist Choice. Artist will be recognized for outstanding excellence by jurors, committee members, peers, and arts organizations. These awards will be presented on the final day of the Show.

Award recipients must submit an application with processing fee and participate in the show to be nominated. 2024 Award recipients are automatically accepted to the 2025 Show.

Apply Online Now
For more information, please visit www.PalmBeachFineCraft.com
Apply now for the opportunity to participate in the most anticipated fine craft event! The non-refundable fee for applying is $35. NOTICE: The application fee is due at the time you fill out the online application and accept the terms and conditions.

Electronic application deadline: SEPTEMBER 15, 2023

About the Jurying Process: 
Three jurors who are experts in the field choose artists from a large pool of applicants. There is no quota for any category of Craft Art. Artists are selected on the basis of the originality, artistic conception, design and quality of their work. 

Questions? Call our main office at 561.822.5440 or email info@palmbeachshow.com

Palm Beach County Convention Center

2nd Floor Ballroom
650 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
February 16-18, 2024
Friday, February 16...................11am – 6pm
Saturday, February 17..............11am – 6pm
Sunday, February 18.................11am – 6pm
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12167892454?profile=RESIZE_400xFebruary 17, 18, & 19, 2024
Miami, Florida
Bayshore Drive in Coconut Grove
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-6:30pm & Monday 10am-5pm
280 Artists
Deadline: September 15, 2023
Application fee: $40                 Booth fees: $850
For 59 years, the Festival has been one of the most prestigious outdoor juried fine arts shows in the United States. There is truly not a more iconic South Florida arts festival. The idyllic Coconut Grove setting, the sailboats moored on Biscayne Bay, the familiar faces, the festive atmosphere, and the world-class art all lead to its success. We will award over $50,000 in prize money.
“The 2023 Coconut Grove Arts Festival was my first time doing the show - it was an incredible experience. Set up was easy, logistics were clear and the crowds were insane! Never have I seen that many people at an art festival. I had a profitable show and I hope to be a part of it again. Thanks to the show director, her staff & volunteers for doing such a great job.” - Tanya Kirouac
“This show is shooting right back to the top of the Florida heap! Artists are being heard and changes are being made. For me this was a great show with some awesome post show action. Shhhhh!“ - Jay McDougall
“I always refer to the CCAF as a world-class top-tier show. Few art festivals can juggle so many moving parts and still manage to elevate the exhibitors to the absolute highest visibility of the entire event.”
- David Oleski
12167893089?profile=RESIZE_710x"The Coconut Grove Arts Festival is one of the all time great art fairs. I first displayed my work there almost 20 years ago and was there last year. It always attracts a massive educated and engaging crowd that is there to have fun but also to buy art. I always consider myself very lucky when I am accepted to exhibit my artwork at the show and there is nowhere I would rather be that weekend." - Xavier Nuez
“The Coconut Grove Arts Festival, is my favorite and most profitable Art show. Every year, my gross sales have increased over the last. The layout of the show gives everyone a good location. At the Artist oasis, lunches and water are provided to the artists. I look forward to coming down each February to participate in this wonderful show.”
- Christine Lush-Rodriguez
“Coconut Grove does not disappoint! The buyers are there to BUY ART!! They are knowledgeable and plentiful. It’s a fabulous show that should not be missed. What a fantastic way to spend a weekend!!”
- Sharon Tesser
Apply NOW:
Contact: Camille Marchese camille@cgaf.com
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February 2, 3, & 4, 2024
Fort Myers, Florida
Downtown Fort Myers
Daily 10am-5pm
200 Artists
Deadline: September 22, 2023

Application fee: $35              Booth fee: $464

ArtFest Fort Myers is stronger than ever, with 200+ artists and a great layout overlooking beautiful Downtown Fort Myers riverfront and yacht basin. ArtFest is a free, non-gated event for everyone in the Southwest Florida community to come shop your artwork.
· Two-day, FREE to the public, community event, with 85,000 attendees
· Year-round, full-time professional staff
· New and cutting-edge art is equally at home with more traditional work
· Loyal base of dedicated art buyers/VIP members who are focused on YOUR work
· Attracting young professional families with free fun art related activities for kids of all ages
· Oversized booth spaces and convenient Friday set up with drive-up access
· Discounted hotel rates, indoor bathrooms


"All Staff were Very Helpful, Friendly & Professional."
"Extremely well organized, helpful staff and volunteers. This is the area where it's artists that normally mess it up. You guys did your end superbly!"
"This was my best out of 5 Florida shows"
"Very well run show, quality of art was fantastic and I hope to be accepted next year"
"Our sales were more than double what we expected!"
"This year's ArtFest (2023) was the best selling show I have ever had, in all my years as a festival artist"




Contact: Annie Crouch  Annie.Crouch@artfestfortmyers.com



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11125904671?profile=RESIZE_400xNovember 18 & 19, 2023
Gainesville, Florida
Historic Downtown Gainesville
Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
200 artists
Deadline: June 26, 2023
Application fee: $36         
Booth fees start at $275
Join us for the largest free celebration of art and culture in north Florida! The City of Gainesville's Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show transforms the streets of historic downtown Gainesville into a celebration of art and creativity complete with 200+ artists, live music, performing arts, multiple stages, and delicious culinary art experiences.
This year the Downtown Festival & Art Show is adding a Saturday evening arts panel happy hour cocktail event for arts lovers and visiting artists at the beautiful art deco Baby J's jazz bar; moving our 50 community booth nonprofit sponsors to the bricks of the Bo Diddley Plaza; and shifting our non-competitive arts market artists to the festival's brick southern streets near the Hippodrome. Like last year, we are once again including a festival beer garden, an emerging artist program, an artist hospitality room in the second floor conference room of the Hyatt, and Friday night drive-up load-in.
11125930483?profile=RESIZE_400xArtist Perks include:
  • Booth sitters
  • Friday evening drive-up load-in
  • Artist hospitality with complimentary hot beverages, snacks, & artist lunches
  • Hotel discounts
  • Free parking passes
  • $15,000+ in cash prizes
  • Five feet of space between booths
  • Double booth options
Chelsea Carnes carnes@cityofgainesville.org
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