eventMar 15 6:00 pm - Mar 31 11:59 pm (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)·labelVirtual
Hosted by The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
Mar 15 6:00 pm - Mar 31 11:59 pm (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
This March, We’re Bringing The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival to You! You don’t have to wait until May 14, 15 & 16 to enjoy The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. Start early at our Virtual Festival, March 15-31, 2021. Highlights of the Virtual Festival include a Poster Unveiling, Artist Marketplace, Merchandise Store, Virtual Scavenger Hunt, School's Exhibit, Children's Workshop, and presentations by your favorite artists!
The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most prestigious outdoor art festivals. The Festival debuted in March 1960 as a community project to bring local artists and art lovers together. It is produced by an all-volunteer board and draws more than 350,000 visitors each year. Over 1,100 artists from around the world apply for the Festival each year.... + More
Visit the Leon Theodore Schools Exhibit and enjoy a celebration of youthful creativity! The Schools Exhibit features amazing works of art by Central Florida's talented elementary, middle, and high school students from Orange County public and private schools. The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival has proudly showcased the artists and art programs of our local schools since the first... + More
This year, the Children’s Workshop looks a little different. For the first time ever, the Children’s Workshop is going virtual! Each of the participating museums and learning centers have designed exciting crafts, projects, and activities for children to create.
All the necessary supplies will be provided in project kits which will be available for pickup on the stage in North... + More
Art lovers of all ages are invited to visit each artist’s booth to search for hidden prizes in our Virtual Scavenger Hunt. For clues, take a good look at our 2021 WPSAF Poster, created by artist Victor Bokas, so you will be able to recognize those elements hidden throughout the Artist Marketplace. Keen eyed viewers have an opportunity to find FREE prizes including artist’s artwork... + More
Poster Artist: Victor Bokas
Victor Bokas grew up against a backdrop of palm trees, beautiful beaches and sunbathers in the Florida Panhandle. These influences surface in his paintings through vibrant colors, tropical icons and a good measure of whimsy. Life’s highway later brought Victor to Central Florida in 1987 where sun, fun and exuberant energy infused his work.
In many of his pieces, he pays homage to his... + More
Judges & Awards
Judges for the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival are selected annually for their in-depth knowledge and experience in multiple art media. Each year, they review digital images from all applicants and select the exhibiting artists in a process called jurying. This year's judges are: Chris Dahlquist, John W. Kincade and Brent Kee Young.
The artists in this year’s Festival were... + More
Join the Patron's Program!
Our Patrons Program was created to provide support of the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival artists through dedicated funds pledged to purchase artwork during our annual show. By participating, Patrons make monetary pledges for given levels of spending. Up to 95 percent of your contribution stays with you to purchase art and the remainder goes to support The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival.... + More
Become a Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Volunteer!
By volunteering you will experience a one-of-a kind behind-the-scenes opportunity to gain a deeper appreciation for the artists and their award-winning artwork. The volunteers are the backbone of the festival. They help make the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival one of the top outdoor festivals in the country.
We Have a Place for You:
As a volunteer, you'll enjoy being involved in many... + More
The WPSAF Foundation
The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Foundation, Inc. (the “Foundation”) provides grants to promote community appreciation of the arts and supports art education through scholarships and programs. The Foundation supports The Children’s Workshop, The Leon Theodore Schools Exhibit, The Emerging Artists Program, The Image Review Workshop and Performing Arts at The Winter Park... + More
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The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s oldest, largest, and most prestigious outdoor art festivals. The Festival debuted in March 1960 as a community project to bring local artists and art lovers together. It is... + More