Kids Love the Publix Art Yard!

Art is for everyone! Visit the Publix Art Yard and join all the fun art activities.

Publix Art Tents


The fabulous Publix staff creates art projects to thrill the kids. Make a personalized reusable shopping bag, decorate your own frisbee with art, create a special blend of trail mix to keep up your energy. Publix — where shopping is a pleasure!

Kids @ Art


Master fabric artist Rose Young leads the creation of a massive woven wall full of fabric, fibers, CDs and more while ever-creative sculptors Dale and Jeff Ocasio install a 8 foot masking tape tree filled with leaves made by attendees.


Coordinated by The Alliance for the Arts.

Masterpiece Mixers


Guides youth to paint an artsy scene that will be ready to take home with you – located at the Publix Tents.

Young Art Collectors Gallery

For just $5, children ages 6 to 12 can buy wonderful items donated by festival artists. Artists welcome young collectors (and their parents) for art-signing and a chat with the artist.

Youth Stage

Enjoy the sights and sounds of some of our community’s talented students. Performances by Family Music Time, Na’Pau Polynesian Dancers, Curtain Call Studio, Indian Dancers, Love to Dance, Gulfcoast Music School, GulfShore Ballet, Kellyn Celtic Dance and more.

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Youth Stage Emceed By:
The Kazoobie Kazoo Show with Rick Hubbard. Performed all over America, this show gets the whole family involved. Kids join Rick onstage to perform. Along with his computerized music tracks, Rick plays guitar, banjo, steel drum, slide whistle, best of all, kazoo.

Florida Repertory Theater

Decorate comedy and tragedy masks. Then stop at the photo booth and take pictures with your masks and fun props!

And much more ...

BIG Arts: Artistic face painting

Sidney Berne Davis Center: Activities for all ages in visual art, music and more

Black History Museum: Art projects reflecting diverse cultures

Char-Lee Weavers: Showcase the use of fabric to create unique artwork

Lee County Kids Tag Art: Creativity + understanding art in commerce.

Express Your Creativity -- Visit the Publix Art Yard!



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


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.