Bloomin' Arts Festival 2023
52 Years of Being Central Florida’s Favorite Fine Art and Fine Craft Show. Our annual festival is an all volunteer show brought to you by The Bartow Art Guild, The Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce, and Main Street Bartow. Saturday & Sunday March 4 & 5, 2023. This is a juried show with awards over $12,000.
Scenic downtown Bartow closes the streets for this festival. The beautiful silver dome of the old courthouse (now museum) is the backdrop for the art show. Surrounding free attractions (antique car show, Bloomin’ Bike Ride, flower show, quilt show, student art show, kids art/face painting tent, Sunday afternoon Free Concert, and food trucks) add to the festivities. Public admission and parking is free.
Over $12,000 in awards are available in judging and purchase awards. Patrons from all over central Florida come to enjoy the artists exhibits of various mediums including painting, glass, sculpture, jewelry, leather, mixed media, photography, wood, ceramics, fiber, and fine crafts.