The ArtFest Fort Myers Red Carpet Awaits You

Enjoy ArtFest Fort Myers as a very special VIP the first weekend in February! Ron Bucher, Vice President, Investments at Raymond James, will welcome you to a weekend of “red carpet” treatment, beginning with the exciting Opening Night VIP Party and continuing at the VIP Tent on Saturday and Sunday.

On Friday evening, February 2, 2018, we have special parking reserved just for you. Join us at the VIP Tent on Opening Night to enjoy mouthwatering culinary delights from some of our area’s finest restaurants, great wine and ice cold beer. The evening also includes an extraordinary sampling of 65 festival artists and surprise performances.

Over festival weekend, relax in comfort and style in the VIP oasis. Your VIP Experience features all-weekend passes to an exclusive VIP Tent, providing members a secluded haven right in the center of all the Festival action. Complimentary breakfast treats, mid-day lunch and private access to beverages all day plus convenient free parking are available to those who purchase VIP packages. “I look forward every year to this event,” explains Ron Bucher., returning for his 15th season with the festival. “The arts are so important to our quality of life in Southwest Florida and I am proud to be a part of such a distinguished art festival.”

The VIP Experience is $125 per person and your support contributes to the year-round ArtFest Fort Myers’ art education outreach programs. To enjoy the ArtFest Fort Myers VIP Experience and our 200 artists as a Very Important Patron visit Upgrade To VIP at or call 239-768-3602.

ArtFest Fort Myers, the annual juried fine art festival, takes place February 2, 3 & 4, 2018 in the Fort Myers River District. Join the experience with 200 professional artists from across the county and around the world; the largest high school art exhibit and competition in south Florida and free interactive art experiences for children of all ages.

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Saturday and Sunday, February 2 & 3, 2019
10 am - 5 pm
On the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers

Opening Night: Friday, February 1 • 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.