Pioneer Days Festival

Join us for the Lake Wales Museum’s signature heritage event – a family-friendly, free community festival with live entertainment, food vendors, heritage & hand crafts, farmers market, petting zoo & animal rides, reenactments, historic architecture tours, Native American dances, antique cars, tractors and more! Pioneer of the Year Celebration is October 27 at 10 AM, […]

Beers with Pioneers

Join us for a cracker-style evening of fun with 25 specialty & craft beers, live music, complimentary tasting glass and drawing prize tickets, vintage photo station, along with domestic favorites, wine, and food from festival vendors available for purchase. Advanced Tickets are $25/person, and $30 on the day of the event. Tickets now on sale […]

Broadway Prism – Fort Meade Arts & Crafts Festival

The Cultural Arts Legacy Committee presents BROADWAY PRISM, 2018 Inaugural Arts & Crafts Festival on Saturday, February 17, 9am-5pm. There are 75+ arts and crafts exhibitors, live music and entertainment, as well as awards, prizes and raffles during the event. The Festival takes place on Broadway Street in downtown Fort Meade, Florida. Admission is free. […]

MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake

Mother’s Day Weekend (May 13 & 14)

Mayfaire by-the-Lake

Mayfaire photo by Gregory Mills, Polk Museum of Art.

Saturday, May 7, 2016 — Sunday, May 8, 2016 9:00 am to 4:00 pm  FREE Admission! MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by the lake from Polk Museum of Art on Vimeo. Begun as a crafts fair on the lawn of the Lakeland Public Library, MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake has grown into one of Florida’s premier outdoor art festivals. Held […]

Outdoor Jazz Concert

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival Outdoor Concert on the shores of Lake Wailes. Featured performance by the Lao Tizer Quartet at 7:30pm.

Central Park Art Festival

March 19 & 20, 10am-4pm. Central Park Art Festival Presented by Victor Smith Law Group, P.A. The Art Festival is a juried fine arts festival and is Winter Haven’s premier event of the year. Held on the third weekend each March, the Festival is one of the top in Central Florida, featuring artists from all […]

Bloomin’ Arts Festival

Frost Van Den Boom 45th Annual Bloomin’ Arts Festival March 5 & 6, 10am-4pm. Bartow’s population nearly doubles every year on the first full weekend of March, as artists, vendors, and visitors from all over the country are drawn to the city to celebrate everything art.  Bartow’s Bloomin’ Arts Festival is back in historic downtown Bartow […]

Lake Wales Arts Festival

2013 Lake Wales Arts Festival

Feb 27 & 28, from 10 am – 5 pm. The Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival has a 45-year-old tradition of celebrating and exhibiting quality works of art by fine artists and artisans with up to 100 artists competing for more than $30,000 in awards! Presented by the Lake Wales Arts Council, the […]

Art-B-Que

The Art-B-Que Kick-off Barbeque, on Friday, Feb 26 from 6-9pm, is the opening event for the Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival.

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494