Opening Night

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Enjoy an Artful Friday Evening Under the Stars (General Admission is FREE)

SAVE THE DATE FOR 2020: Friday, January 31 • 6 – 9pm
Edwards Drive at Hendry Street in Historic Downtown Fort Myers

ArtFest’s Opening Night is a feast for all your senses.

Specialty lighting creates a bold backdrop as you shop and mingle with more than 60 of the festival’s finest artists … in a relaxed and intimate setting.

Vibrant entertainment surrounds you as delectable food and fine drinks tempt your palette.

60+ Fine Artists • Fine Food • Fine Wine
Specialty Cocktails • Unique Entertainment

Upgrade to VIP

Enjoy Opening Night even more in the deluxe VIP tent, filled with fine food and drink just for connoisseurs like you. Plus you’ll have access to more exclusive privileges all weekend long.

Discover all the benefits of being a VIP »

Ron BucherYour VIP Experience is proudly sponsored by Ron Bucher, who appreciates that art brings joy to our everyday lives.

Enjoy the River District too!


Saturday and Sunday, February 1 & 2, 2020
10 am - 5 pm
On the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers

Opening Night: Friday, January 31 • 6 - 9 pm

Phone: 239-768-3602


We're delighted to have helped Babcock Ranch launch the inaugural Babcock Ranch Art Show with artists of the quality you enjoy every year at ArtFest Fort Myers. We encourage artists to apply for the Babcock Ranch Art Show and everyone to enjoy other Babcock Ranch events.