The Downtown Festival & Art Show will celebrate 35 years of excellence in art and music expression on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in historic Downtown Gainesville.

– The streets of historic downtown Gainesville will transform into a masterful blend of art, music and entertainment during the 35th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show on Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Described as one of the nation’s premier fine arts festivals, the art show draws 100,000 people to the heart of Downtown Gainesville. The festival is nationally recognized and is ranked no. 14 among the best fine art shows in the country. 240 of the nation’s most talented artists will showcase their original oils and acrylics, vibrant watercolors, unique sculptures, dazzling jewelry, decorative ceramics and vivid photography. Children will have the opportunity to express their creativity, while participating in a wide variety of free hands-on art activities at the Imagination Station. Enjoy continuous entertainment on four stages by local bands, solo musicians, and dance companies. The Downtown Festival & Art Show is a great way to start your holiday shopping, and find unique gifts for family and friends, or purchase artwork to expand your collection. For more information call the City of Gainesville at 352-334-ARTS or visit

Nightclub: Live Music

Facility Amenities: Free Admission, Wheelchair Accessible

Admission: Free

Days Open: Sat. Nov. 14 & Sun. Nov 15

Open From (Hour): 10am - 6pm

Sports Facility Parking: Disabled Parking, General Parking, RV Parking, Shuttle Service

Sport Facility: Outdoor

Shopping: Gallery, Market

Shopping Type: Art, Jewelry

Banking Amenities: ATM

Tours & Transfers: Bus Tours