45th Annual Autumn Art Festival
Saturday Night Artists' Party:
Winerweedle, Ward, Haines & Woodman, P.A., Florida Distributing Company, The Alfond Inn, Cocina 214, City of Winter Park, Crealde School of Art, Outback Steakhouse, Barnie's Coffee Kitchen, Foxtail Coffee, Mead Botanical Garden, Bulla Gastrobar, C & S Press, Inc, Wholefoods Market, Einstein Bros. Bages, First Watch, Publix, Cuisiniers, Sonny's, Rogue Pub
Fine Art, Florida, Family Fun
The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival is the only juried fine art festival exclusively featuring Florida artists.
The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the festival on the second weekend in October each year. The community-oriented sidewalk show presents quality visual art and live entertainment the whole family can enjoy. The festival is held in beautiful Central Park located along historic Park Avenue in downtown Winter Park.
When & Where
45th Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival
Saturday, October 13, and Sunday, October 14, 2018
Central Park in Downtown Winter Park: 251 S. Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
The festival is open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. both days.
Admission is FREE!
Become a VIP or Patron:
Purchase a VIP Package and get preferred treatment at the Autumn Art Festival. Enjoy catered lunch, premium beverages and VIP tent access – perfect for a private experience or corporate entertains!
Join the Patron Circle: Each year art enthusiasts help build momentum and support for the tradition of producing a world-class festival that features Florida artists exclusively. Patrons not only help support the operation of our unique festival, but also provide dedicated funds pledged to purchase artwork from our talented artists.
About the Artists
Each year the Winter Park Autumn Art Festival welcomes artists from across the state to showcase their works. From a pool of talented applicants, 180 artists are selected to exhibit in Central Park and along Park Avenue.
Drawing & Graphics
Mixed Media - 2D & 3D
For information pertaining to participating artists, including the annual poster contest, click the link below.
Plan Your Weekend
As the festival logistics come together, check this section for helpful information on parking, entertainment schedule, children's art activities, merchandise, and more!
Art Festival Kickoff Party
Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Mead Gardens, Winter Park
Kick off the Autumn Art Festival weekend with our outdoor networking event. Mingle with local artists and enjoy refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. Free for Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Members/$10 for Non-Members
Music & Entertainment
2018 WINTER PARK AUTUMN ART FESTIVAL ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
Saturday, October 13
Guest MC: Ginger Gadsden Channel 6
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM Maitland Middle School Jazz Ensemble
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM WPHS Jazz Ensemble
11:00 AM – 12:20 PM Mike Petrovich
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Mike Petrovich Trio
1:40 PM – 2:40 PM Ukiah
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Soul Funktion
Sunday, October 14
Guest MC: Allison Walker Torres Channel 13
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM Nicholas Roberts
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Casey Picou
11:40 AM – 12:40 PM O’Sky
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM UCF Flying Horse Jazz Ensemble
2:00 PM – 3:20 PM Sean Holcomb
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM David Julia
Children's Art Activities
There will be workshops for the kids held from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM on both days of the festival.
Official Winter Park Autumn Art Festival posters, note cards and more will be on sale during festival hours along Park Avenue. Additionally, the Winter Park Welcome Center sells Autumn Art Festival merchandise year-round.
Park Avenue will be closed to traffic from Lyman Avenue to Canton Avenue during the festival on Saturday and Sunday. Ample parking is available on surrounding streets, with handicap spaces available in municipal lots throughout downtown as well as in the SunTrust and Canton Avenue garages.
Pets are not allowed in Central Park. For details on local ordinances, please contact the city of Winter Park.
Food and Drinks
There will be a Beer Garden with $5 drinks located at the front of the main stage.
Food and beverages will be accessible from vendors throughout the event.
The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival has over 250 volunteer opportunities available to high school and college students and local community members. To register as a volunteer, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c48afa622a3fb6-20182
Sponsor This Event
There are many opportunities available for businesses to get their name in front of over 200,00 visitors at the Winter Park Autumn Art Festival. Contact Stacey Cox for more information: 407-644-8281
From October 11-14, 2018, select Park Avenue Merchants will hold a sidewalk sale showcasing exclusive offers.