Gainesville Downtown Festival & Art Show
The nationally recognized Downtown Festival & Art Show transforms into a virtual celebration of art, music, and entertainment. Presented by the City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, the festival celebrates its 39th anniversary in 2020. For two days, visitors can marvel at works from over 40 of the nation’s most talented artists, who display their original oils and acrylics, vibrant watercolors, captivating drawings, dazzling jewelry, decorative ceramics and vivid photography.
Since 1996, the Downtown Festival & Art Show has ranked among the top festivals in the nation. The festival has consistently been ranked among the 200 Best shows by Sunshine Artist, a publication that evaluates art and craft festivals across the nation! With such a diverse array of unique art displayed for sale and competition, it is a great way to purchase one-of-a-kind art for you or a friend. Join us Saturday, November 7th, and Sunday, November 8th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to meet the exhibiting artists, enjoy live music, and visit with organizations that support our community.