About the Ocala Arts Festival


2019 FAFO Ocala Arts Festival - October 26-27

Michelle McDowell Smith is the 2019 Ocala Arts Festival's featured artist!

MICHELLE McDOWELL SMITH, our 2019 FAFO Ocala Arts Festival FEATURED ARTIST


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.

2018 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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Howard W. George

Joey and Margaret Lopez


  Bruster's Ice Cream Signature Brands Ocala Downtown Business Alliance

In-Kind Sponsors

 Ocala.com City of Ocala Ocala Magazine Marion Cultural Alliance  News13
Mike and Jean McDoniels
Mike and Jean McDoniels