Festival of the Arts

October 28 - 29, 2023

locator The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village
Destin, FL 32541

Status: Updated 2/14/2023
Festival of the Arts
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation presents the 28th Annual Festival of the Arts featuring over 95 fine artists from the United States. Our new site features a permanent, covered music pavilion, on‑site artist parking and indoor bathrooms, on‑site guest parking, up to 100 juried artists, children's art activities, continuous live music, Cuisine on the Green, beer & wine sales. Hospitality is our number one priority. Staff & volunteers work year‑round to create a pleasant environment for artists. We strive to make our festival an exceptional experience for artists and the public.
  • Admission: none
  • Days/­Hours Open: Sat 9am‑5pm, Sun 10am‑4pm
  • Address: 4323 Commons Drive W., Destin, FL 32541
  • Entertainment: 1 stage - Local. Music: Variety ??
  • Other Activities: children's art activities, stilt walker, balloon animals, roving entertainment
  • Attendance: 6,000
    # Food Booths: na
  • # of Exhi­bitors: 95
    Juried: yes
    Prize Money: $12,000
  • Deadlines: Art & Craft: 06/30/2023
    Music: until full
    Food: na 
  • Promoter: Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation
  • Show Dir.: Deb Nissley

  • Join to view:
  • Email / contact Web Event Phone Food Fee Exhib. Fee

  • Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Are children free to attend Festival of the Arts? Free entry for all
  • Are masks required at Festival of the Arts? No
  • Is Festival of the Arts all ages? Yes
  • Is Festival of the Arts dog-friendly or service-animal only? Service Animals Only
  • Is Festival of the Arts handicap accessible? Grass surface
  • Is Festival of the Arts rain or shine? Yes
  • Will there be ATMs onsite at Festival of the Arts? TBD

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