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EVENT DATE
Nov 2016
M T W T F S S
010203040506
EXPO DATE
Nov 2016
M T W T F S S
010203040506

Venue

Downtown Gainsville 200 East University Avenue
Gainsville , FL 32601
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Type: Outdoor - Street

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35th Downtown Festival & Art Show

Downtown Gainsville
Consumer 100,000 240 Artists+

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Event Overview:

North Florida’s art scene swings into high gear on Saturday, November 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the arrival of the highly acclaimed Downtown Festival & Art Show. The streets of historic downtown Gainesville, from City Hall to the Hippodrome State Theatre will be transformed into a celebration of art and creativity complete with live music, performing arts and a spectacular array of food. More than 100,000 art lovers will fill the streets to enjoy and purchase one-of-a-kind artwork. The festival features 240 local and national artists displaying original oils and acrylics, vibrant watercolors, unique sculptures, dazzling jewelry, decorative ceramics and vivid photography. Children can create their own art at the Imagination Station, a free hands-on art activity area including sidewalk-chalk drawing, painting, mask design, puppet creation, clay sculpting and interactive entertainment. For music lovers enjoy continuous, live entertainment on four stages by local bands, solo musicians and dance companies.

The festival is recognized not only for its art but also for its entertainment. Music from local bands and solo musicians features a blend of folk, jazz, country, pop and soul genres on four stages of continuous entertainment throughout the weekend. Dance companies also catch the eyes of the crowd with ballet, jazz, modern and international dance performances.

The festival weekend will kick off with a free Downtown Blues Concert on Friday, from 7 to 10 p.m.
featuring three incredible blues performances.

Exhibitor / Artist Information:

Art enthusiasts from around the region travel to Gainesville, the cultural heart of north central Florida, to view and purchase original artwork created by distinguished artists. Indulge in a diverse selection of appetizing foods and enjoy continuous, live music and entertainment on three stages. The Children’s Imagination Station, which offers free, interactive entertainment and creative hands-on art activities for children and families, is always an exciting part of the show.  The Community Information Area presents a venue for non-profit organizations to showcase their services.

Join one of Gainesville’s most beloved events, the 35th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show, the premier fall festival of the arts!

There may be many networking opportunities at the 35th Downtown Festival & Art Show. Find out more in the event details below.

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EVENT DETAILS

Primary Industry:
Art Fairs
Other Industries:
Art Fairs, Local Shows & Fairs, Music and Performing Arts
Audience:
Open to the Public
Notes:
Show Owner:
City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department
Sponsorship: Yes

Exhibitor Information +

Booth Details:

Booth Size
Booth Cost
12' x 12' Competitive
$285
12' x 12' Non-Cometitive
$260
Amenities
Electricity:
Yes - Unknown Price
Water:
n/a
Generator:
n/a
Marketing Vehicles Allowed:
Yes
Services
n/a
Show Owner
City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department
Show Manager
Cultural Affairs Department

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