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49th Annual Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts

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Presented by Gasparilla Festival Of The Arts at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa FL

Mar 02 - 03 2019
49th Annual Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts

The Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts is one of America’s premier juried outdoor art shows, featuring fine art created by more than 230 acclaimed artists, all of which is free to view and available to purchase.

Artists and art lovers from all parts of the country journey every year to the Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, where the country’s most accomplished artists and rising stars vie for the $15,000 Raymond James Financial Best of Show Award and an additional $61,500 in prize money.

The Festival is a true showcase. Featured art includes ceramic, digital, drawing, fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, watercolor and wood, as well as the works of local and regional emerging artists.  In addition to visual arts, the Festival offers a weekend full of live entertainment, including music, performing arts, and interactive experiences and demonstrations, as well as children’s art activities.

Please make plans to join us for a memorable weekend. Whether you are an artist, visitor, volunteer, or sponsor, you will be impressed and inspired!



    Official Website


  • 48th Annual Festival Video


Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

600 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602


Nearby at Poe Garage, on surrounding streets, and parking lots


    • Wheelchair Access

Accessible restrooms, ramps and paved walkways throughout park.

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