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ArtFest Fort Myers
February 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am - February 8, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
One of Southwest Florida’s yearly premier events, ArtFest features more than 200 artists from all over the country and event goers get to view and purchase made in America originals and many hand-crafted, amazing pieces of art.
The event begins on Friday, Feb 6th, 6pm-9pm with “Artful Friday Evening Under the Stars” and general admission is free. It’s the event’s opening night and all of your senses will be excited! Specialty lighting creates a stunning surrounding, and you can shop and mingle with over 70 artists.
The event continues on Saturday and Sunday, and you can meet the artists in person and ask them about their work and what inspires them all while being surrounded by fellow art loves and admirers.
ArtFest Fort Myers is also a great time for the whole family with a fun “Publix Art Yard” that gives kids a chance to make their own art, see live performances, and more. There’s also an “Art Under 20” High School Exhibit and Competition featuring students’ work from all over Lee County as they compete to win $6,000 in cash prizes.
Admission is free, and there’s plenty of free parking at the event.
The ArtFest Fort Myers event is only about a 25 minute drive from the north end of Fort Myers Beach.