Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

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! Celebrating 58 years, the prestigious Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival takes place March 17 - 19, 2017 along Park Avenue in Winter Park.The festival is ranked #5 in the Sunshine Artist’s annual list of Best 100 art festivals!  A showcase of 200 plus booths with 350,000 plus visitors will enjoy the 3 day event.

Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival - Event Details

Date: March 17 , 2017 to March 19, 2017

Times: Friday and Saturday: 9 am to 6 pm and Sunday: 9 am to 5 pm

Location: Winter Park's Central Park,   Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL

Admission: Free to the public.

Exhibitor Registration, Phone: 407-672-6390; Exhibitor Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Contact: Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, P.O. Box 597, Winter Park, Florida 32790-0597; Phone: 407-644-7207; Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.wpsaf.org/

Winter Park Florida Art Festival Poster

Poster for the Winter Park FL Art Festival


Art Categories at the Winter Park Art Festival

Only original work may be displayed at the Winter Park Art Festival.  There is a wide variety of outstanding artwork displayed at the art festival.  The art categories include Clay, Digital Art, Drawing and Graphics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Watercolor and Wood.

Winter Park Art Festival Hours

The festival begins on Friday, March 17 from 9 am to 6 pm.  On Saturday, March 18, the art festival is from 9am to 6 pm.  On the last day, Sunday, March 19, the art festival is from 9 am to 5 pm.

About the Festival

Each year more than 350,000 visitors enjoy the show.  This year about 1,100 artists from around the world applied and judges selected 225 national and international artists along with 3 emerging artists to exhibit at the show.  An all volunteer board of directors runs the annual Festival.

Prize Money Over the 50 Years

Since first starting in 1960, the Winter Park Art Festival has grown tremendously in prize money from $40 for Best of Show in 1960 to $10,000 for Best of Show in 2011.  Here’s a quick glimpse of how the prize money has grown over the years!

1960 Awards = $ 100;  Best of Show, $ 40
1969 Awards = $ 6,000;  Best of Show, $ 750
1979 Awards = $ 10,550;  Best of Show, $ 1,500
1989 Awards = $ 25,550;  Best of Show, $ 3,000
1999 Awards = $ 59,250;  Best of Show, $10,000
2009-Awards = $ 67,500;  Best of Show, $10,000
2017- Awards= $72,500;  Best of Show, $10,000

Winter Park Art Festival

Park Ave during the Winter Park Florida Art Festival