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ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival

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What: ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival
When: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Where: Grand Boulevard

The 29th annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival, a Mother’s Day weekend tradition, takes place May 13-14 at Grand Boulevard in South Walton, Florida. Produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, ArtsQuest provides an opportunity to view and purchase original art from over 200 artists from around the country while also experiencing live musical entertainment, ImagiNation (where kids rule), student exhibits and great food & beverage options in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. 

ArtsQuest is a juried show that includes artists in the categories of Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Oils & Acrylics, Original Digital Art, Photography, Sculpture, Wood and Works on Paper (Watercolor, Printmaking, Pastels, Pencils, Ink). ArtsQuest awards $10,000 in cash prizes and is a rain or shine event. Interested artists can access the application here. Submissions are being accepted through March 1, 2017.

ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival | Grand Boulevard  
Saturday, May 13 | 10AM - 7PM
​Sunday, May 8 |  10AM - 5PM

Food & Beverages
Alcoholic beverages, sodas and bottled water will be for sale in Grand Park throughout the weekend. Food tents will be available. Grand Boulevard Restaurants are conveniently located around Town Center.

Music & Entertainment
Live music of all genres will be performed on the Grand Park Stage throughout the weekend with kids' entertainment featured on the ImagiNation stage.  

For more information about the ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival see The event is free and open to the public (with a minimum donation requested at the door). Details about artists, music lineup and hours to be announced early spring 2017 on home page.

Follow ArtsQuest on Facebook for updates!

The 2017 ArtsQuest Featured Festival Artist is Christon Anderson. Anderson’s custom artwork titled “Next Quest” will be the featured image on all ArtsQuest marketing materials for the festival, including posters and merchandise. 

ArtsQuest 2015 Photo Gallery |

ArtsQuest is part of Art Week South Walton, a collaboration of visual, performing and literary arts events presented in diverse formats and venues throughout South Walton in May. Art Week South Walton also includes the Northwest Florida Theatre FestivalDigital GraffitiSeaside Writers Conference, Seaside Dance Festival and more art events in May.  Visit for more information about ArtsQuest as well as other Art Week events.

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