2018 Maitland Rotary Art Festival Preview

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Information compiled and written by Nathan Wertheimer

If you’re into art and music then this is the place to be on the weekend of November 17 & 18, 2018, at Lake Lily Park. This art show used to be known as the Art Under The Stars. There will not be any evening night hours for this year. The art show is only a two-day show only. This is one of the premier art shows in the southeast. Rain or Shine this event goes on.

It is a quick drive from Downtown Orlando to Lake Lily Park in Maitland. Sorry, no free parking near the event area. There is handicap parking near the Maitland Public Library. Some private businesses will be charging a parking fee to park your vehicle on their property. Parts of Maitland Avenue will be blocked off because of art festival.

There is much to see and do at this year’s art festival. Check out the art, food, and entertainment. There will be about 135 artists’ booths at this year’s art festival. Sorry, this year no prize money will be given out to the artists.

Other than artwork, check out the free entertainment at the large inflatable band shell (Main Stage) located on the southwest part of the park. Plus, there is a smaller venue stage located on the northeast side of the park. Two locations of free entertainment.

While walking around the festival, there will be many food and drink vendors to satisfy your appetite. Choose from pretzels, ice cream, pizza, burgers, and much more. Prices on food and drinks will vary depending on vendor. Beer and wine is also sold throughout the property of this art festival as well.

Don’t forget to check out the K-12 children’s artwork located in the Maitland Civic Center. See artwork mediums from sculptures, drawings, paintings, mix-media, photography, and much more. The children’s artwork is judge separately from the professional artists. Most of the children’s artwork has been recently creating from this past year. Many of these students are aspiring artists to be in their future.

For visitors who want to take photos of an artist’s artwork, please be kind and ask the artist first before taking any photos of their work. This is considered a courtesy to the artist. The individual artist owns the copyrights all of their work of art. Please respect the artist wishes if they decide not to let you photograph their artwork. Many of the artists have websites with images of their work for viewing.

This event would not be possible without these fine sponsors. They are Duke Energy, TD Bank, Enzian Theatre, Art & History Museums of Maitland, Venue on the Lake – The Maitland Civic Center, Performing Arts of Maitland, icflorida.com,

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