Guest Post: This post was written by Destin resident Lori Saczynski. She and her husband Andy own an art gallery in Grayton Beach. Andy was the 2013 South Walton Artist of the Year, and was voted Best Local Artist multiple times.
If you love art, you’re in luck the next couple months! Here’s your list of three amazing South Walton art festivals in Spring 2017…
Art in the Park | March 18, 2017 | WaterColor, FL | free + open to the public
The 12th annual Art in the Park festival is a one-day event (9 AM – 5 PM), held in WaterColor’s Cerulean Park and Town Center! This event features talented artists from all over the southeast, including some of your favorite local artists. Bring the family and enjoy beautiful weather, original art, and live music. | more info |
ArtsQuest | May 13-14, 2017 | Sandestin, FL | free + open to the public
The ArtsQuest Fine Arts & Music Festival takes place in Sandestin’s Grand Boulevard. What a fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend! In its 29th year, this event now showcases 200 artists from around the country. You’ll have an opportunity to meet them and purchase their original art. ArtsQuest also offers live musical entertainment, activities for kids, and great food. | more info |
Digital Graffiti | May 19-21, 2017 | Alys Beach, FL | tickets must be purchased
Launched in 2008, Digital Graffiti is a one-of-a-kind projection art festival. International artists use the latest digital technologies to project their original works onto the iconic white walls of Alys Beach. This festival explores how design, technology, and architecture can intertwine to create entirely new art forms. Digital Graffiti transforms Alys Beach into a living work of art. If you’ve never attended, you’ll definitely want to get tickets as they celebrate their 10th year. | more info |