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Festival of the Arts

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What: Festival of the Arts
When: Saturday, October 28, 2023
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: MKAF Cultural Arts Village

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) presents the annual Festival of the Arts October 28 & 29, 2023, an entire weekend of art, music, food and fun for everyone. The area's premiere fine arts festival takes place at the MKAF Cultural Arts Village in Destin, Florida. Free for all attendees.  More info at:

Friday, October 27 | 6PM Arty Kick Off Party: TBA

2023 Festival of the Arts
Saturday, Oct 28 | 9am - 5pm
Sunday, Oct 29 | 10am - 4pm

Celebrating 28 years, the two-day signature event features artists from across the United States will offer up their original artwork in the form of oil, watercolor, acrylic, and glass paintings; photography, sculpture, pottery, wood, paper, fiber, mosaics, mixed media, jewelry designs, and more. The Festival also features a Collaborative Art Exhibit, which showcases select artwork of more than 65 community adult and student artists. 

A celebration of art, music, food, and family fun, special features of the Festival include a live music lineup, arts, souvenir posters and t-shirts, and more. 

Sorry, no pets! Unfortunately, the event venue is not pet friendly. All registered service animals are welcome.

For more information on MKAF events, community outreach program, volunteering or investing in the arts, visit online at or call (850) 650-2226 to get involved. Follow Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation on Facebook for updates on events, concerts and programs.  

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