The City of Deerfield Beach and Deerfield Beach Cultural Committee are, once again, proud to host to present the 42nd Annual Festival of the Arts on Saturday, February 18th and Sunday February 19th, 2023 at the south end of the International Fishing Pier on Deerfield Beach. The festival features over 130 juried artists from all over the United States along with continuous live music, a variety of food vendors, refreshments, a student art exhibit and a kids’ zone too. In addition to a scaled back art festival, this year’s Deerfield Beach Pioneer Days is taking place in collaboration with the annual Festival of the Arts. The Cultural Committee is pleased to join the City for what is expected to be a dynamic duo of arts, culture, live music and more!
Note: Deerfield Beach Festival of the Arts has been replaced by Art Stroll in 2024. More info can be found on our coverage of Deerfield Beach Pioneer Days.
Juried Art Competition
Artist Awards will be given out for various categories including Watercolors, oils and acrylics, Ceramics, wood and glass, Leather and jewelry , Mixed media and photography. There will be $5,550 awarded in prize money in a variety of artist categories including $1,500 for Overall Best in Show. More details can be found at www.dfb.city/FOA.
Entertainment Schedule *
Festival of the Arts Main Stage
Saturday, February 18th
12:00 PM Poppy Orchestra
3:00 PM Krush Party Band
5:00 PM Nostaljah
7:30 PM Plantonic Groove
Sunday, February 19th
11:00 AM Pan Paradise Steel Drum Band
3:00 PM Hair Daze (Rock)
5;00 PM The Hoodoo Blues Band
* Exact times and bands are subject to change without notice
For even more live entertainment, visit Pioneer Days which will be taking place simultaneously on the north side of the beach
Saturday, February 18, 2023 10:00am – 10:00pm
Saturday, February 19, 2023 10:00am – 6:00pm
Parking on the barrier island will be limited during the event. Complimentary parking will be available in the Cove Shopping Center and St. Ambrose Catholic Church from 9:30am – 6:00pm. Attendees can make the short walk across the bridge to the event or take the complimentary shuttle service (unconfirmed at the time of this writing) between the Cove Shopping Center or the Church and the beach.
For more information please contact the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429 or by email [email protected]
Photos from our visit on Sunday, January 26th 2020 can be found at: www.facebook.com/pg/WeekendBroward/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2900363213318527