Cape Coral Non-Profit Application

Deadline: Jan 03, 2025 11:59 pm (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Jan 11, 2025 10:00 am - Jan 12, 2025 4:00 pm (EDT)
Virtual event

About the event

The Cape Coral Arts Festival & Marketplace is one of Lee County’s largest Special Event according to the Lee County Tourist Development Council and the Lee County Visitors and Convention Bureau bringing over 100,000 attendees to enjoy the arts in January 2024. Attendance in 2024 was lower than 2023 attendance of 140,000 due to inclement weather. In 2020, our Art Festival was Voted the Best Outdoor Event by the readers of Gulfshore Life Magazine and the 5th best Art Festival in the nation by Sunshine Artists. For 39 years, the Rotary Club of Cape Coral has been proud to bring this event to the community. All Proceeds from booth sales are donated by the Cape Coral Rotary Foundation to improve the community of Cape Coral. Artists, designers and makers with high quality, handmade, original work are invited to apply to be a part of our Fine Art Festival. Eligible work ranges from original high quality giftable craft to premium fine art. Applications will be juried and chosen based on uniqueness, craftsmanship and attention to detail. Up to 240 artists will be accepted to participate in the festival. Any Fine Artist or Crafter exhibiting at our outdoor Festival will be provided a free online booth at our virtual Festival. The Virtual Festival will give patrons the opportunity to preview the work and to shop until the end of January. General Information Event Dates: January 11 &12, 2025 Application Deadline: August 30, 2024 Application Fee: $35 Single Booth Fee: $450.00 plus 6.5% sales tax The Cape Coral Art Festival has artist friendly procedures in place to ensure that your weekend is pleasant and profitable. Our Artist Hospitality team will be there to greet and direct you on Set Up and will be available to assist you all weekend. Artist Perks include: * Self Check-in for Artists, our hospitality team will hand information packets with official name badges to your booth on Saturday morning before 9:00 am. * Drive up access to your booth location during set up hours on Friday evening and Saturday morning as well as booth replenishment on Sunday morning * Drive up access for Booth teardown starting at 5 pm Sunday * Eleven feet of space for your 10x10 single booth with space behind your booth for storage * Convenient restroom locations for Artists * Professional overnight security * Continental breakfast for Artists on Saturday and Sunday * $9,000 in Prizes Awarded to “Best in Show” and Category Winners. Prizes will be awarded at an Award Ceremony and Breakfast on Sunday Morning hosted by the participating Non-Profit Organizations in Cape Coral. * Free bottled water and snacks provided to artists on Saturday and Sunday * Free Parking provided in lots designated for Artists adjacent to Art Show Site * Volunteer booth sitters available during all festival hours upon request * Show hours: 10am-5pm Saturday and 10 am-4pm on Sunday
Cape Coral Rotary Foundation
Cape Coral Rotary Foundation
Cape Coral Rotary Foundation
Cape Coral Rotary Foundation

About the application

2025 Non-Profit Application The Cape Coral Arts & Music Festival invites you to apply to be one of 300 exhibitors at the 2025 event, rated 5th best in the nation by Sunshine Artists 2020. The festival enjoys an attendance of over 140,000 visitors to the South Cape area in Cape Coral, Florida. The two-day event gives patrons the opportunity to meet and purchase art from exhibiting artists and craftspeople. Our goal is to provide the public and our selected exhibitors with an experience of unparalleled quality. Proceeds from the Festival help the Rotary Club of Cape Coral to fulfill its mission of “Service above Self”. This January, we will be hosting our 40th annual two-day public outdoor event.  Our public outdoor event on January 11th and 12th, 2025, will give patrons the opportunity to meet and purchase from artists and businesses. The event is free to the public as is parking.

Terms & Conditions

Non-Profit booths are available to a limited number of qualified Non-Profits. You may solicit donations and offer services. Selling of merchandise of any kind and/or soliciting signatures for a petition is prohibited without our express consent.


10' x 10" Non-Profit Booth $50 The $50.00 booth fee is for the sponsorship of the Artist Award Breakfast on Sunday, January 12, 2025. The non profit organizations will be invited to attend.

Questions on the application

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • Non-Profit Status
  • Consent, Waiver and Indemnification
  • Returning Exhibitor
  • Rules & Regulations
  • Make/Model Vehicle Info
  • Certiticate of Insurance
Cape Coral Non-Profit Application
Cape Coral Non-Profit Application
40th Cape Coral Art Festival & Market Place