Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival

January 12-13, 2019, Sarasota, FL

Whether you are an art collector, need artwork for your home or office, or merely wish to support the arts, join us in downtown Sarasota on January 12-13, 2019 for the 7th Annual Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival. As a result of your gracious support, this event has grown to become one of the most powerful and successful fine art festivals in Florida and ranks among the nation's top fine art shows.  This fine art festival is held in downtown Sarasota on Gulf Stream between Cocoanut Avenue and McAnsh Square.  The event is graciously hosted by the Humane Society of Sarasota County.


Watch as the artwork brought to Sarasota by the local, regional and national artisans transforms Gulf Stream into an extraordinary, unique outdoor gallery of original handmade art.  This palette of spectacular creations includes works in painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, glass, ceramics, fiber and wearable art, mixed-media, woodworking and more.  Discuss with the artists the option of commissioning a unique piece of art made specifically for you or your company!


The 7th Annual Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival is open Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is free. Bring your sense of discovery and appreciation of the beautiful!  


While at the event, the Humane Society will have their "Big Mac" mobile adoption center onsite. Please take a few moments to stop by and say “hi” to the dedicated staff and meet their extended family of friends awaiting adoption.  Find a new companion and lend support to a wonderful and compassionate organization.

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January 12-13, 2019
Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm
Driving Directions

GPS Address:  33 S. Gulf Stream., Sarasota, FL  34236

Driving Directions to the 7th Annual Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival

1) from St. Armands Circle

  • take John Ringling Blvd (SR-789) across Rt. 41 to the intersection of Cocoanut Ave. and Gulf Stream (~4 min / 2.33 mi).   
  • the art festival begins at Cocoanut Ave. and continues south on Gulf Stream to McAnsh Square.

2) from North or South of downtown Sarasota

  • take Rt. 41 towards downtown Sarasota
  • at the intersection with SR-789/John Ringling Blvd, turn Right onto Gulf Stream
  • continue to Cocoanut Avenue  
  • the art festival begins at Cocoanut Avenue and continues south on Gulf Stream to McAnsh Square
Parking Information

The Palm Avenue Garage (1289 Palm Ave.)

Garage parking is available at the award-winning Palm Avenue Garage, located one block from Main Street on North Palm Avenue, only steps away from Five Points intersection in downtown Sarasota. The Palm Avenue Garage is a newly designed and LEED Certified facility utilizing the latest technology in equipment and design.  The garage has spaces for 729 vehicles with handicap parking located on each floor close to the elevators.  The city provides four reserved electric car-charging stations on the ground floor. The Palm Avenue parking garage is a perfect location to park short or long-term visits to downtown Sarasota.  


State Street Garage (1538 State Street)

The parking garage bilateral entrance and exit points will provide excellent access from both State Street and Ringling Boulevard.  Parking spaces are located on levels 2 through 6, with motorcycle, bicycle and  handicap van access on the ground floor.  With downtown parking demands so high, parking time limits will ensure there is always a parking space available in either the 2-hour parking "shopper zone", or the 4-hour time restricted area on levels 4 through 6. 


2nd Street Garage (1400 Block of 2nd Street)

The 2nd Street Garage is located between First and Second streets, directly across from Whole Foods.  Ground floor parking is intended for customers of Whole Foods,  while the second and third level of the garage are open to the public (except where posted).  The public parking access ramp is located on Second Street, near the corner of Central Ave.  There are time restrictions in the facility that are monitored by the City Parking Division and for which citations are issued for time violations.  The time restrictions are as  follows:

Ground level:  2 hours              Levels 2 and 3:  4 hours


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