Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park
GASPARILLA FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Every year, downtown Tampa transforms into one giant outdoor museum when hundreds of artists gather for the Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts. Imagine some of the world’s preeminent artists, hand-selected from over 1,000 submissions, all in one place.
The Gasparilla Festival of the Arts is recognized as one of the top-rated outdoor fine art festivals in the country. The festival will be held March 2-3, 2024, at our beautiful new location at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park in downtown Tampa. Each year, up to 235 artists are selected through a juried process to exhibit their work for art enthusiasts and vie for $80,000 in award money, including the $15,000 Raymond James Best of Show Award and an additional 38 awards. The Festival is free to the public and attracts an estimated 75,000 visitors.