ArtsQuest Events and Information
ArtsQuest is held each Mother's Day weekend in South Walton, Florida. The 28th annual festival will take place May 7-8, 2016 in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin.
Arts Festival Map
Arts Festival Hours
Sunday, May 8th | 10AM - 5PM
Food & Beverages
Alcoholic beverages, sodas and bottled water will be for sale at the AQ Bar (sponsored by Wine World) in Grand Park throughout the weekend.
Grand Boulevard Restaurants are conveniently located around Town Center and include Cantina Laredo, Fleming's Steak House & Wine Bar, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Wine World's Cheese Bar, Mitchell's Fish Market and Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar.
Music & Entertainment
Live music of all genres will be performed on the Grand Park Stage throughout the weekend with kids' entertainment featured on the ImagiNation stage.
11:30AM 30A Dancewave
12:30PM Stories from Around the World by ECTC
1:30PM Seaside School of Dance
2:30PM Stories from Around the World by ECTC
4:30PM Stories from Around the World by ECTC
10:30AM Sterling Tyler Handpan & Percussion
1PM Kyle LaMonica Acoustic Rock
4PM The Steenos Bluegrass
Grand Park Stage
10:30AM Ohana Records Student Rock & Pop
12:00PM Seaside School Student Rock & Pop
1:30PM Chris Alvarado Singer/Songwriter
4PM The Dharma Beats Jazz
7PM Modern Eldorados Rockabilly
2PM – 5PM The New Orleans Ramblers Dixieland Jazz
12PM Stories from Around the World by ECTC
2PM Stories from Around the World by ECTC
4PM Stories from Around the World by ECTC
12:30PM Kyle Paxton Dulcimer
3PM Schatzi & The String Boffin Acoustic Rock duo
Grand Park Stage
10AM Dismal Creek Bluegrass
12:30PM DownBeat Jazz Orchestra Big band Jazz
3:00PM Caravan Gypsy swing Jazz
12:30PM – 3:30PM The New Orleans Ramblers Dixieland Jazz
Grand Boulevard offers plenty of complimentary parking throughout Town Center and ample disabled parking spaces. Please follow festival signage to festival-designated parking areas and do not park in the lot directly in front of Publix Super Market.
The Cultural Arts Alliance is constantly striving to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact our office in advance of the Festival to make arrangements.
About the Festival
The ArtsQuest Fine Arts & Music Festival is produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County and presented by Grand Boulevard at Sandestin and Visit South Walton. ArtsQuest is a juried fine arts show that includes over 125 artists in the categories of Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Oils & Acrylics, Original Digital Art, Photography, Sculpture, Wood and Works on Paper (Watercolor, Printmaking, Pastels, Pencils, Ink). ArtsQuest awards $10,000 in cash prizes. In addition to the fine arts show, ArtsQuest features the best in live musical entertainment, dance performances, artist demos, a CAA Member Exhibit and entertainment for kids in ImagiNation (where kids rule).
Rain or Shine
ArtsQuest is a rain or shine event.