Southwest Florida's Premier Art Festival

FEBRUARY 3 & 4, 2018 • OPENING NIGHT FEBRUARY 2

On the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers

Festival Guide

Everything you need to know for a fabulous weekend

Opening Night

The Friday evening party is a feast for all your senses

VIP Access

Special privileges await you (at an incredible value)

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Family Fun

A family-friendly festival, plenty to see and do for all ages

Special Getaway

Great value package includes hotel plus VIP tickets to the festival

Meet the Artists

Only 1 in 5 who apply are accepted, so you get the best

Online Gallery

Explore the wonderful, expertly selected artists of ArtFest Fort Myers

Sneak Peek: 2018 Festival Poster and T-Shirts

Get yours at the festival!

(click each image to see it larger)

Poster is available framed and matted (26 x 22 in.) in your choice of frames: wood (as shown), black, or silver. Or unframed, 20 x 16 in. Great selection of women's and men's t-shirts, too! Available at the art festival, just look for the merchandise booth. If there are any left, they'll be here in our online Festival Store on February 5.

Many thanks to our wonderful 2018 Commemorative Poster & T-shirt Artist, Martin Figlinski. Enjoy Martin’s original artwork at the festival or online at Figlinski.com.

The Arts Mean Business!

July 6, 2017

Download the Fort Myers Report

WOW! The City of Fort Myers is an Arts powerhouse.

Did you know? Nonprofit arts and culture in Fort Myers generates

  • $49.7 million in annual economic activity
  • 1,389 full-time equivalent jobs
  • $6.7 million in local and state government revenue.

That’s more than TWICE other cities of the same size. Our community’s support for the arts is a win for everyone!

Download the Lee County report

In Lee County as a whole the numbers are even bigger:

  • $140.1 million in annual economic activity
  • 3,875 full-time equivalent jobs
  • $18.8 million in local and state government revenues

Data from the just-published Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5) study — the most comprehensive economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry ever conducted in the United States. AEP5 was spearheaded by Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.

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SAVE THE DATE!

Saturday and Sunday, February 3 & 4, 2018
10 am - 5 pm
On the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers

Opening Night: Friday, February 2 • 6 - 9 pm

Phone: 239-768-3602

Email: info@artfestfortmyers.com

WOW! The City of Fort Myers is an Arts powerhouse.

Did you know? Nonprofit arts and culture in Fort Myers generates $49.7 million in annual economic activity ... 1,389 full-time equivalent jobs ... and much more.