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Last Chance for Early-Bird Registration for Clermont Art Festival

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 11:07 am

All Fine Artists and Fine Crafters are invited to submit early-bird discounted applications with digital samples of your artwork for the 12th Annual Downtown Clermont Art Festival. The Early Bird discount has now been extended to Friday, August 31. The November 3 & 4, 2018 DCAF juried fine art show is themed “Champions For the Arts”. This boutique festival is the signature event produced for Historic Downtown Clermont by the Clermont Downtown Partnership.
Apply Early To Ensure Acceptance! Apply now and directly with the Clermont Downtown Partnership for early acceptance and for a $25 early bird discounted fee! Artists must visit: to submit your applications. You can also apply via email at The best qualified fine artists will be accepted to compete for cash awards and ribbon recognition categories. “Early Accepted” artists will also be promoted in the festival’s media relations, website and social media. 2018 DCAF attendance expected to be at least 10,000 art collectors and visitors. Fees will go up $25 after September 1.
Award, Sponsorships Are Available! Sponsorship opportunities are available. It is not too early for vendors and food trucks to sign up.
Chalk Art Competition & Kids Zone: There will be a special Kids Art Zone. The Downtown Clermont Art Fest will be free and open to the public from 10 AM to 5 PM on Saturday and 9 AM to 4 PM on Sunday. This special Children’s Art Zone with a chalk art competition will be sponsored on Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM by the South Lake Art League with awards at 2 PM.
The popular Sunday Clermont Farmer’s Market will be held adjacent to the art festival on Sunday from 9 AM to 3 PM. To complement the DCAF 2018; visitors will enjoy live entertainment, food and shopping within Historic Downtown Clermont’s unique shops and restaurants.
For more information, visit: or contact Sandy Farnsworth, Executive Director of the CDP and Chair of the DCAF at:, 352-617-8788.