The 43rd Annual Mainsail Art Festival will take place on April 21-22, 2018 in Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, Florida
Everyone is invited to the Mainsail Art Festival at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Florida.
As a premier cultural event on St. Petersburg's outdoor calendar, over 100,000 visitors from near and far come to enjoy and purchase quality art and enjoy top name entertainment. The Mainsail committee of hard-working volunteers produces this annual fine arts festival exhibiting artists competing for $60,000 in prize money.
Please NO coolers allowed in the park. Paid parking available at Mid-Core/Sundial and South Core garages and Beach Drive lots. Free event shuttles from 1st St. & Central and from Pier’s Dolphin Lot to Vinoy Park (Sat. 8:30-6:30; Sun. 9:30-5:30). More info at stpetetrolley.com
Benefactors DMG School Project Landmark Engineering and Survey Mahaffey Apartment Company McShane Communications Raymond James & Associates, Inc. Wells, Houser, & Schatzel, P. A. Friends The Birchwood The Gallery Great Bay Distributors Harvey's 4th Street Grill New City Signs The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club West Coast Graphics Purchase Awards ARTicles Gallery by Leslie Curran Chloe Firebaugh Douglas C. Buchan Memorial Englander & Fischer LLP Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc. Mahaffey Apartment Company Monika & Fred MacFawn New City Signs by Mike & Joyce Grega Sally & William Snyder SHAPIRO’S Gallery Vickstrom Engineering Services, Inc. Wells, Houser & Schatzel, P. A.
Mainsail Art Festival was, once again, named by Sunshine Artist as one of the “100 Best Fine Art & Design Shows” in the nation.
The St. Petersburg Downtown Neighborhood Associationhas awarded Mainsail Art Festival with their 2015 Event Sunshine Award.
- 250+ Juried Fine Art & Craft Exhibitors
- Ceramics, Digital Art, Fibers, Glass, Graphics, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Oil/Acrylic, Photography, Sculpture, Watercolor and Wood
- $60,000 in Cash Awards, including $10,000 Best of Show and a Purchase Award program
- Ranked by Sunshine Artist Magazine among the “100 Best” Fine Art Events in the U.S.
- Live music entertainment
- Young at ARt Student Show & Awards
- Free admission
- Kids Create art activity tent
- Culinary Arts food court
- Volunteers needed
Artists: Starting Oct. 1, artists must apply online at www.zapplication.org.
→ Applications Available online: October 1 → Application Deadline: Saturday, December 1 → Fees: $35 Jury Fee; $325 Entry Fee
This event was designed to provide equal opportunity for enjoyment by all participants. If you would like to request any particular aids or services pursuant to disability laws, please contact the event planner at 727-892-5885 or City of St. Petersburg Community Affairs Division at 727-893-7345 or727-892-5259 TDD/TTY