About the Ocala Arts Festival


THE 52ND ANNUAL OCALA ARTS FESTIVAL

Fine Arts For Ocala Celebrates the 52nd Annual Ocala Arts Festival
October 27th & 28th, 2018, Historic Downtown Ocala

The Ocala Arts Festival has been voted as one of the most loved events in our community. Artists are chosen by an independent panel of four judges. There are a minimum of 155 artists from all over the United States bringing their beautiful pieces to downtown Ocala, Florida.

FAFO’s Art Festival is produced by an all-volunteer board and draws more than 25,000 visitors each year. Artists compete for $22,000 worth of award money presented to the winners which are selected by two prestigious judges.

FAFO will showcase live local entertainment on two different stages, at the Downtown Gazebo stage and Citizens Circle.
Food Vendors are located throughout the downtown area. Food Trucks rally at Citizens Circle.

A Student Art Tent showcases artwork from the local schools in Marion County.

Children’s activities are presented by the Appleton Museum of Art.

This is an event that the entire family will enjoy!

Mark Your Calendars and Come Join Us in Celebrating the Ocala Arts Festival!


2017 FAFO Art Festival Winners

Photos from the 2017 OCALA ARTS FESTIVAL

2017 Winners List

Revisit FAFO's 2016 Arts Festival!


The Ocala Arts Festival has been voted as one of the most loved events in our community. Artists are chosen by an independent panel of four judges. There are 155 artists from all over the United States bringing their beautiful pieces to downtown Ocala, Florida. The Art Festival is produced by an all-volunteer board and draws more than 25,000 visitors each year.

Artists compete for $22,000 worth of award money presented to the winners which are selected by two prestigious judges.

There will be:

• Live local entertainment on two different stages, at the Downtown Gazebo stage and Citizens Circle.

• Food Vendors are located throughout the downtown area. Food Trucks rally at Citizens Circle.

• A Student Art Tent showcases artwork from the local schools in Marion County.

• Children’s activities are presented by the Appleton Museum of Art.

• This is an event that the entire family will enjoy.

2017 OCALA ARTS FESTIVAL SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsor

PALM CHEVROLET, The Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 FAFO Ocala Arts Festival

Sponsors​

Ocala Neurosurgical Center The Appleton Museum Radiology Associates of Ocala
Ocala Eye CenterState Bank Jenkins Auto Group

Dr. John A. Galat MD

Dr. R. Asokan and
Sagi Asokan

 The Cannon Law firm

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