The South Florida Fair is the oldest and largest event in Palm Beach County. The annual Fair held in January has an attendance of over 450,000 guests. The 2018 South Florida Fair will be held January 12-28, Operational hours are Monday-Friday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Saturdays, Sundays and Martin Luther King Day, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm.
During the January 2018 Fair, one of the main exhibition halls is being dedicated to feature area artists and their works. Art work will be displayed the entire 17 days of the Fair.
Location: The South Florida Fair is located at 9067 Southern Blvd. West Palm Beach Florida, 33411. The exhibition will be located in Building 1 on the main concourse. The building size is 60’ x 117’.
The Vision: This is the first exhibition of its kind at the South Florida Fair. The vision is to showcase artists from Palm Beach County. The exhibition will expand the cultural component of the Fair. Artists are invited to be onsite during the event at schedule times to share their vision with the Fair visitors.
Individual features and finishes: The height of the cathedral ceiling is 20’6”. Wooden walls, eight feet high, will be available for the display of framed art. The building is air-conditioned. Small windows are located near the ceiling, but overheard lighting as well as accent lighting will be available for the display walls.
Timetable: Each Artist must have their artwork to the Fairgrounds no later than January 8th. The artwork must remain in place until the conclusion of the Fair, January 28th. All artwork will be available to retrieve January 29th from 9:00-5:00.
Rental: There is no fee for participating in this event. The South Florida Fair is hosting the event with the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.
How to Submit a Proposal: Download and complete the submission form and return it to:
Lorie Stinson, CFE
Special Events Manager
South Florida Fair
P.O. Box 210367
West Palm Beach, FL 33421
You may email your submission form along with a photo of your art work to Lorie Stinson at: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to: 561-790-5246