Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival

January 13-14, 2018, 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 13-14, 2018 for the 6th Annual Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival.  Thanks to your gracious support this event has become one the most powerful and successful art festivals in Florida and one of the nation's top-ranked art events.  The event returns this year to its traditional location on Gulf Stream.  

Artwork brought to Sarasota by the local, regional and national artisans transforms Main Street into an extraordinary 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 5th Annual Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival is open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm both Saturday and Sunday. Admission and parking are free. Bring your sense of discovery and appreciation of the beautiful!  Wallets and purses are recommended as all artwork is for sale!  Our gracious host, the Humane Society of Sarasota County, will have their “Big Mac” mobile adoption center onsite.  Come by to say “hi” to the 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 13-14, 2018
both Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm
Driving Directions

GPS Address: 1680 Main St., Sarasota, FL

Driving Directions to the Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival 

From St Armands Circle 

  • Take John Ringling Blvd. (SR-789 N) across RT 41 to Bayfront D
  • Take Bayfront Dr. to Main Street
  • Turn Left onto Main Street
  • Proceed to Orange Street - the event will be directly in front of you.  

From US-41 to the North or South 

  • Take US-41 North to Main St. 
  • Turn Left onto Main Street
  • Proceed to Osprey - the event will be directly in front of you

From I-75 to the North or South 

  • Get off I-75 at Exit 210 (Hwy 780 / Fruitville Rd.)
  • Take Hwy 780 / Fruitville Road west towards downtown Sarasota
  • Turn Left on South Washington Blvd
  • Proceed to Main Street
  • Turn Right on Main Street
  • Proceed to Osprey - the event will be directly to your front
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 with.  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 bi-lateral 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 level 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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