The St. Johns River Festival of the Arts

Where: First Street, in historic downtown Sanford, Florida 32771

When: Saturday, May 2, 2015, 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Sunday May 3, 2015, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

                             A new festival experience with “Art-In-Action”

                                                               Where the artistic process comes alive before your eyes.

Click here to find out more about our Patron of the Arts Party sponsored by Chianti's on April 23rd!

The St. Johns River Festival of the Arts invites you! Be a part of the magic when Downtown Historic Sanford transforms into a premier art festival and art experience! Over 125 regionally and nationally accredited fine artists and craftsmen will line our charming brick streets with a selection of paintings, pottery, sculpture, woodworking, photography, jewelry, blown glass and much more.

Art-In-Action - See how art work is created at the “Art-In-Action” demonstration sites designed to offer visitors insight into the artistic process. Workshops will also be available during the weekend to create your own piece of artwork during the art festival.

Chalk Art Competition – Our newest addition to the festival Chalk Art Competition. Sidewalks will come alive with vibrant artistic masterpieces created by chalk artists and sponsored by businesses, organizations and friends.

Relax - Guests will be able to sit, relax and enjoy gourmet treats at the culinary arts food court which provides fresh, handcrafted recipes. Listen to easy listening, live music performed by talented musicians who create a delightful ambience as you stroll the festival.

Add to your art collection - Come and spend the day with us. Enjoy a day of fine arts, fine crafts, excellent food, live music, Art-in-Action, Chalk Art, great restaurants, quaint shops with plenty of FREE parking and FREE admission.



Historic Downtown Sanford, FL

  • May 2nd 10AM-6PM & May 3rd 10AM-5PM
  • Free Admission & Free Parking
  • 20,000+ anticipated attendance
  • Over 125 Juried fine artists & fine crafts
  • Live Acoustic Musician Entertainment
  • Culinary Arts Food & Beverage Court
  • Artist Retreat Area
  • VIP Passport Lounge
  • “Art for Kids” Scholarship Program
  • Artist Patron Program
  • Business Sponsorship Opportunities
  • WI-FI access
  • Eco-Friendly

For more information visit: or call 407-416-1779

The St. Johns River Festival of the Arts - DON’T MISS IT!!