Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most prestigious outdoor art festivals. The Festival debuted in March 1960 as a community project to bring local artists and art lovers together. It is produced by an all-volunteer board and draws more than 250,000 visitors each year. Over 1,000 artists from around the world apply for the Festival each year. An independent panel of three judges select the 213 artists who will exhibit their works, along with three emerging artists. The festival includes music, food, an art exhibit from local schools and lots of interactive art activities for the kids. One of the nation's largest cash awards at $74,500, plus approximately and additional $85,000 in dedicated Patron Bucks.