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Lake Wales 48th Annual Art Festival

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 1:06 am

The Lake Wales Arts Council is proud to announce that the Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival 2019! This annual tradition has been showcasing top artists and artisans for 47 years and we look forward to another spectacular event. There will be lots of fun and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy, and the Festival makes an excellent day trip destination from anywhere in Central Florida. The festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, February 23-24.
The festivities commence with an Art-B-Que Kickoff Party on Friday night, February 22. This is a chance to celebrate art and music with good food and friends on the shores of Lake Wales. A ticket is required to attend this event. You can get tickets online at or call (863) 676-8426.
After the initial Kickoff, the Festival begins at 10 AM Saturday, February 23, and runs until 5 PM. Then on Sunday it takes place from 10 AM to 4 PM. It all comes together in the serene setting On the Shores of Lake Wales, 33 North Lake Shore Blvd., Lake Wales, FL 33853. Admission to the Festival is free, and so is parking. RV parking is available at the Methodist Church, in the grassy area.
As you’re strolling about, enjoying the ambiance of some of Florida’s premiere artists and crafts people, enjoying the unique exhibits, be sure to catch the live entertainment from 10-5 on Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday (performance schedule to be announced soon).
The Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival 2019 is guaranteed to be a fun, wholesome activity that the whole family can enjoy. There will be food trucks, fun for the kids, and a student art show. Lake Wales is a lovely town to visit, and this makes a wonderful day trip for anyone living in or visiting the Central Florida area.