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42nd Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival

42nd Annual Winter Park Autumn Art FestivalThe Winter Park Autumn Art Festival celebrates its 42nd anniversary on Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11, 2015. At its permanent home in Central Park, located along beautiful Park Avenue, the Winter Park Autumn Art Festival is the only juried fine art show to showcase Florida artists exclusively.

From over 400 applications, more than 150 of Florida’s outstanding artists will display their works in eight different categories, including ceramics, drawings and graphics, fiber, fine crafts, jewelry, painting, photography and sculpture.

The event is free and open to the public both days from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information, please visit or call (407) 644-8281. The festival can also be found at and on Twitter at @WPAutumnArtFest.

Over 150 Central Florida artists display their work at this weekend festival in downtown Winter Park, which includes entertainment, food, and children’s hands-on art workshops. Hosted by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce; presented by Florida Blue and Subaru, and co-sponsored by the City of Winter Park. Parking is often at a premium during this busy weekend. To accommodate our visitors, complimentary valet parking is available at three locations in downtown Winter Park. Plus, a free shuttle service will be available from near the Winter Park Village. A bike valet will also be available for guests who wish to cycle to the event. A secure area will be available to valet park bicycles at the corner of West Park and New England avenues, near the railroad tracks. The bike valet is being organized by the City of Winter Park’s Pedestrian Bicycle Board.

Winter Park FL Events – March 20-22, 2009, Come and Enjoy a Great Event!

The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival takes place in Central Park, along Park Avenue, in Winter Park, Florida.
Festival Hours: 9am to 6pm on Friday March 20th and Saturday, March 21st and 9am to 5pm on Sunday March 22nd.

The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most prestigious outdoor art festivals, consistently rated among the top shows by Sunshine Artist and American Style magazines. Each year more than 350,000 visitors enjoy the show. This year about 1,200 artists from around the world applied for entry and an independent panel of judges selected 225 national and international artists to attend the show. The National Endowment for the Arts, The White House, Congress and many others have lauded the Festival for promoting art and art education in Central Florida. An all volunteer board of directors runs the annual Festival, now celebrating its 50th year. Come out to this event to enjoy a wide variety of outstanding artwork including media such as clay, digital art, drawing and graphics, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture, watercolor and wood.

The entire family can take pleasure at The Winter park Sidewalk Art Festival. Your children can create their own artwork at the Children’s Workshop Village. Easel painting is very popular and local art centers and museums feature a variety of fun, hands-on, art activates for children. Participating museums include: Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Cornell Museum of Fine Art, Crealde School of Art, Maitland Art Center, The Mennello Museum of American Folk Art, Orlando Museum of Art, and Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts.

Admission is free, and participants may keep what they make. Children’s Workshop Village hours are 10 am to 4 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Easel painting is from 10 am to 3 pm Saturday and Sunday.

Come out to Central Park, enjoy some beautiful artwork, take in some gorgeous weather and have a great family day with loved ones. You can do it all at The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival.