St. Johns River Festival of the Arts Returns to Historic Downtown Sanford May 2021 .. @HistoricSanford #Sanford #StJohnsRiverArtFest #OrlandoArts

St. Johns River Festival of the Arts at Historic Downtown Sanford

The 10th Annual St. Johns River Festival of the Arts will take place in Historic Downtown Sanford May 1-2, 2021.

Over 150 acclaimed local, regional and national fine-art and fine-craft artists will gather for this annual outdoor festival, offering their various creations for sale.

Plus, as guests stroll the streets, they’ll also have opportunities to view live “Art-In-Action” demonstrations, try gourmet eats from the Culinary Arts Food Court, and enjoy live music.

The total event route encompasses First Street, Park Ave., Palmetto Ave. and 2nd Street in Historic Downtown Sanford.

Admission is free and all proceeds support the festival’s Art-For-Kids Scholarship program, which provides free art classes to children in Seminole County.

The event will take place on Saturday, May 1 from 10am-6pm, and Sunday, May 2 from 10am-5pm.

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