Mark your calendars for the St. Augustine Festival of Art (54th Annual) November 30 & December 1, 2019 – The St. Augustine Art Association, with the support of many community volunteers, has been hosting the annual St. Augustine Festival of Art for over five decades.
- DISCOVER & SHOP thousands of original works of fine art for sale, from paintings and pottery to handbags, jewelry, sculpture, woodworks, glass and other one-of-a-kind creations.
- ENJOY live music produced by the Gamble Rogers Folk Music Festival, cultural displays, artist demos, food trucks, beers and wines, and the popular downtown Nights of Lights!
- PLAY Hands-on activities at the Hyundai Kids Art Zone and prize drawings for the whole family make the St. Augustine Festival of Art a fun start to the holiday season!
- SUPPORT This two-day event benefits the programs of the St. Augustine Art Association (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization), while animating the art scene and boosting the local economy.
Artist and Vendor Participation Guidelines
Apply Now on ZAPP for the 2019 St. Augustine Festival of Art-54th Annual!
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ARTISTS: Join the ever-growing group of distinguished regional and national artists who participate in the St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival. This prestigious juried fine art exhibition is Northeast Florida’s premier outdoor art gathering, held in the heart of the nation’s oldest city surrounded by history and attractions that draw thousands of visitors, art collectors and discerning shoppers.
A jury panel of art professionals selects the top artists from a pool of entries in these categories: Drawing & Pastel, Painting, Photography, Jewelry, Sculpture, Pottery, Woodworking, Glassworks, 2D/Graphics, Fiber & Leather, Gourds, Baskets, and Mixed Media. All artwork is handmade of the finest materials and craftsmanship, professionally displayed in booth tents throughout the festival grounds. Judging for awards takes place on the field with cash prizes and ribbons awarded for outstanding artistic achievement.
Applications may be submitted via ZAPPLICATION.
For more information, contact us at email@example.com or (904) 824-2310.
NON-ARTIST VENDORS: Food concessions, non-profit organizations, cultural groups, performers and specialty displays add flair and fun to the festival! Vendors are welcome to participate in this two-day event, providing space is available and all requirements are met.
FOOD TRUCKS: Applications for Food Trucks must be submitted no later than September 23, 2019. To apply, download and fill out the Concessions Application Form. Food Vendors must provide: A menu and price list; Photos of food and concession set up; Food license, inspection certificate and liability insurance certificates. Electric and water are available. Must comply with all safety and environmental regulations. Submit complete applications by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NON-PROFITS; PERFORMANCE ARTISTS; CULTURAL GROUPS; SPECIALTY DISPLAYS: Very limited spaces available. Groups must submit a copy of tax-exempt certificate. A $35 Application processing fee and Barter Agreement required. Distribution of informational materials permitted; Sales and Solicitations are not allowed except by special approval. Group must provide its own staff for the duration of the exhibition or performance, including set up and take down. Request an application by email: email@example.com
PET EXPO: The St. Augustine Festival of Art is a pet-friendly event and we are looking for pet-oriented vendors for our new Pet Expo area! There are very limited spaces available and the deadline to apply is September 6, 2019. Download & complete the Pet Expo Application and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Contact the Art Association at (904) 824-2310 or send an email to the festival manager.
Where to Park
Historic Parking Garage across the street from Francis Field on Cordova ($3/day with a ParkNow card or $15/day without)
Ameris Bank on the corner of US1 & W Castillo Dr ($10/day – all proceeds benefit the art programs of the St. Augustine Art Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization)
FREE Park & Ride Shuttle on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 1-11pm. Pick-ups at St. Johns County Health Dept. (200 San Sebastian View) and the San Marco Lot (301 San Marco Ave.)