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Press Release along with additional information
This annual art festival is held at Cranes Roost Park next to the Altamonte Mall. The venue has free admission and parking. This event is being held on February 28 – March 1, 2020. So mark your calendar and come on down to this weekend event.
It is just an easy drive from Orlando to get to Altamonte Springs. Take I-4 going east. Then take exit 92 off of I-4. Look for the Altamonte Mall signage. There is plenty of free parking at the Altamonte Mall. It is advised to park in the Northwest side of the mall, which is close to the park. Check your GPS for the best travel route to Cranes Roost Park.
This art show is set near the lakeside area featuring a walking path, plaza with fountain show & amphitheater with live entertainment. While walking around beautiful Cranes Roost Park there will be many artists and vendor booths lined up on Cranes Roost Blvd. The Art Festival will feature 150 juried art & fine crafts with displays of glass, jewelry, mosaics, paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture and more all available for purchase.
Live music performances all weekend long with a Kick-Off concert Friday evening with Rockit Fly at 6:45pm, and Skin Deep at 8:30pm. On Saturday – Jeff Coffey at 5:15pm VIP only followed by concert, My Generation performs on Saturday evening at 6:15pm. On John Waite at 8pm VIP only followed by concert!
Sunday afternoon starts with Smooth Jazz from Robert Harris at 12:30pm, followed by Dayne Stewart & The Vibe at 3pm, and many more. VIP Tickets and Meet & Greet intimate Limited viewing in front of the concert Stage seating area is available for purchase VIP Ticket information is available on event website.
Delicious international street cuisine and good old-fashion festival foods, craft beer from Sanford Brewing Company and wine will be available for purchase. The Uptown Art Expo made possible with our great sponsors: Presented by Fox 35 Plus, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union, AdventHealth, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Leaf Filter Gutter Protection, and Sanford Brewing Company.
Free Admission and Free Parking is available in the Altamonte Mall parking lots. No coolers or pets are allowed. Rain or Shine, No Refunds or Exchanges.
For VIP concert Seating and more Festival Information – www.UptownArtExpo.com
Another popular feature at this art festival is the sidewalk chalk paintings. Many local artists with different ages from all walks of life compete for awards for the best chalk painting. One will see a variety of subject matters. These sidewalk chalk artists start in the morning and end in the early evening. There is a limited amount of time to complete one sidewalk chalk painting. When these sidewalk chalk paintings are finished one will be amazed of how they created a masterpiece within a short amount of time. This is a must see when attending this venue.
For the hungry festival attendees – International Street cuisine and good old-fashioned Festival Foods along with Craft Beer featuring Sanford Brewing Company, Crab Cakes, BOM Grille, Different Twist Pretzel, Mini Donuts, Chikiz Emapanaditas, Greek Tavern, Jeremiahs Italian Ice, Kettle Corn, Lemonade, Fruit Smoothies, Smokin J’s BBQ, The Knot, OMG Tacos Over The Boarder, and much more. Prices of food will vary.
This event is produced by Orlando Art & Living Expo, Inc., and is a non-profit corporation, whose mission is to bring art and music together, and enhance the quality of life in Central Florida. For more information on this art show go to www.uptownartexpo.com . If you like this article, then like it on our Otownfun WordPress account. Also, join to be one of our followers at otownfun on WordPress. For more great events, places, and articles, please visit us out at www.otownfun.com
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