About the Ocala Arts Festival


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.

Fine Arts For Ocala Celebrates the 51st Annual Ocala Arts Festival
October 28th & 29th, 2017, 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 51st Year of the Ocala Arts Festival!

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2014 Student Purchase Award Winners

Katherine Regan
Shady Hill Elementary, 3rd Grade, Mrs. Rosetti
Oil Pastel (Owl)


Andre’nique Roundtree
Emerald Shores Elementary, 5th Grade, Jamie Roche
Oil Pastel (Van Gogh Landscape on Black Paper)


Tyler Demestski
Harbour View Elementary, 3rd Grade, Mrs. Baines
Painting/Mixed Media (Cats)


Alexis Shepherd
Harbour View Elementary, 4th Grade, Mrs. Baines
Painting/Mixed Media (Girl with Large Flowers)


Kaitlyn Broome
Village View Christian Academy, unknown grade, Amber Allen
Painting (Ship)


Laura Smith
Grace Christian School, 1st Grade, E.M. Fielding
Painting and Collage (Penguin)


Emma Ehmann
Grace Christian School, 3rd Grade, E.M. Fielding
Stamping/Printing (Blue and Violet Flowers)


Jaclyn Bouckhoyt
Maplewood Elementary, 3rd Grade, Jamie Roche
Painting/Drawing (Girl in Quilt at Night)


Aubree Robinson
Madison Street Academy of Arts, 4th Grade, Trenton Smith
Painting (Orange Trees Along a Road)


Mackenzie Williams
Meadowbrook Academy, 5th Grade, Carlene Garboden
Drawing (Orange Bird)


Adrian Lozano
Meadowbrook Academy, 1st Grade, Nicole Minassian
Painting (Abstracted Apple with a Bite Out of It)


Bre Souders
Cornerstone School, 4th Grade, Jennifer McAninch
Pen and Sumi Ink (Bamboo)


Emma Demcovich
Blessed Trinity School, 5th Grade, Diana Chighizola
Painting on Fabric (Elephant)

Fine Arts for Ocala would like to congratulate all of the students for winning an award during the 2014 Ocala Arts Festival.