Mark your calendars for the St. Augustine Festival of Art (55th Annual) November 28 & November 29, 2020 – The St. Augustine Art Association, with the support of many community volunteers and partners, has been hosting the annual St. Augustine Festival of Art for decades.
- DISCOVER & SHOP 130 local & national artists, 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. Bath Fitter is putting purchase power in your hands! Visit the Bath Fitter booth (M2) for your chance to win a $100 gift certificate to spend on art at the Festival. Drawings on Saturday & Sunday–1pm & 2pm at the stage. Must be present to win. Not redeemable for cash.
- ENJOY live music produced by the Gamble Rogers Folk Music Festival, artist demos, food & beverages in the Bank of America Hospitality Center, and the popular downtown Nights of Lights!
- PLAY Children can create their own masterpieces at the Hyundai Kids Art Zone and maybe they’ll meet Santa on Saturday & Sunday afternoon! Prize drawings for the whole family and a selection of pet amenities 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.
Artists, Food & Other Vendor Participation Guidelines
Apply for the 2020 St. Augustine Festival of Art-55th Annual!
The Artist Application Deadline is August 10, 2020! For details on Artist Applications and Non Artist Vendors–Food Trucks, Nonprofits, and Pet Companies, etc., click below for details.
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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.
The Application Deadline is August 10, 2020.
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)
FREE Park & Ride Shuttle on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 8am-11pm. Pick-ups at St. Johns County Health Dept. (200 San Sebastian View) and the San Marco Lot (301 San Marco Ave.)