Nov. 4, 5, & 6, 2022
Pensacola, Florida

 

2022 is the 50th year of the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival.

DETAILS

Nov. 4, 5, & 6, 2022

Location: Seville Square, Pensacola, Florida

Hours: 9am - 5pm on Friday and Saturday, 9am – 4pm on Sunday
Children’s Festival: Saturday & Sunday 10am – 4pm.

Admission to the festival is free. Pets are not allowed at the Festival. More Details...

FREE CONCERT • NOV 5th
Béla Fleck | My Bluegrass Heart Béla Fleck | My Bluegrass Heart

The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is one of the best-regarded, most popular arts festivals in the United States. The three-day, juried art show draws more than 200 of the nation's best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists.

Sunshine Artist magazine ranks the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival as the 9th top art festival in the nation in 2022 based on artists evaluations.

Live musicians hit the right notes from the Main Stage with sounds ranging from bluegrass to Cajun and blues to jazz and classical.

Performing companies, dance schools, community groups, and area folk groups have their time to shine.

Heritage Arts demonstrate traditional arts, crafts and trades, including woodcarving, engraving, spinning, weaving and other skills in the Heritage Arts Area.

Children become artists at the Children's Arts Festival with numerous hands-on art activities. All children's art activities are free, fun, and geared toward children toddler age and older. The Student Art Show showcases the talents of both private and public school students of Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. Over 2,000 pieces of art from elementary, middle and high school students will be on display.

From traditional treats at the Heritage Festival to local favorites and regional festival fare, there are delicious dining and drink choices for every taste at the Festival!

LATEST NEWS

Free Concert: Bela Fleck My Bluegrass Heart »

Join us November 5th, 2022 for Bela Fleck My Bluegrass Heart! This free concert is presented by the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival to celebrate its 50th year and Foo Foo Fest. Hunter Amphitheater in Pensacola’s Maritime Park.

Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival ranked #9 by Sunshine Artist Magazine »

Sunshine Artist magazine has announced the release of its annual 200 Best. The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is ranked #9 in Fine Art and Design Festivals. Artists were able to cast their votes from February through April for the 200 Best shows list. They could list up to 10 shows they attended in 2021.

2021 GGAF Student Art Show Winners »

Angel Dungca won best in show for the High School category. See the complete list of winners.

 

The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival would not be possible without our volunteers and generous sponsors!