Saint Johns River Festival of the Arts

Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 10:00am to 6:00pm

  Free Parking and Admission
  Website

A premier art festival where Art-In-Action brings the artistic process alive before your eyes. Over 150 regionally & nationally accredited fine artists and craftsmen will line our streets with a selection of paintings, pottery, sculpture, woodworking, photography, jewelry, blown glass & much more. Enjoy a day of fine arts, fine crafts, food, live music, Chalk Art, restaurants and quaint shops with free parking and admission.

Join us next year when historic downtown Sanford, FL. will be transformed into an artist mecca for the seventh annual St. John's River Festival of the Arts - A Fine Arts & Fine Crafts event! Stroll historic brick streets filled with art work from some of the best artists across the country. See Art-in-Action from live artist demonstrations. Create your own piece of artwork at workshops scheduled during the weekend. Enjoy gourmet tastes at our Culinary Arts Court while you listen to the sounds of acoustic performers. Aligned with our theme of Art-in-Action, we will have talented chalk artists adding more color to the streets of Sanford. Come spend the day in beautiful downtown Sanford and take home a beautiful piece of art to add to your art collection.

Best of Show 

Jack Hill

Juror's Choice 

Tyler McLaughlin, Charles Hazelaar

Award of Excellence 

Rolly Ray Reel, Collin Margerum, Gregory Jones, Michael Weber, Patrick Dragon, James Whipple, Carol Napoli, Jeffrey Matter

Award of Distinction 

Timothy Hall, David Hunter, David Mallory, Charles Taube, David Figueroa, Nick Alexiades, Ken Jensen, Todd Fox

Art For Kids

The St. Johns River Festival of the Arts board of directors feels strongly that the arts impact our lives in dramatic fashion and is the perfect way to explore new horizons, stimulate imagination, creativity and also develop self-esteem and interpersonal skills. Art classes will be taught to different age groups in a variety of mediums with guidance from professional artists.

All children are invited to attend regardless of ability to pay! Through the generous support of our sponsors and funds raised during the annual St. Johns River Festival of the Arts fine art festival (first weekend in May) the Board of Directors has implemented a graduated tuition scholarship program for children living in Seminole County. Johns River Festival of the Arts board of directors feels strongly that the arts impact our lives in dramatic fashion and is the perfect way to explore new horizons, stimulate imagination, creativity and also develop self-esteem and interpersonal skills. Art classes will be taught to different age groups in a variety of mediums with guidance from professional artists.