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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Art in the Park, May 4-5, Rockefeller Gardens

The 47th annual Art in the Park will be held in Rockefeller Gardens on Saturday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 5, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Thousands of people attended last year’s two-day event which was sold out with 100 artists and crafters, entertainment, and food vendors.


Art and crafts will be judged. A single award of $1500 will be for “Best in Show” in the Fine Arts category. The winner will be featured on the main stage in Rockefeller Gardens in 2020. Additional judging will include 1st Place $400, 2nd Place $300, Merit Award $200, and Honorable Mention $100 and will be awarded to four (4) fine artists and four (4) crafters.


Returning for the fourth year will be the Girl Scouts Art Exhibit presented by Sunrise Community. The display will be inside The Casements and will feature several hundred multimedia pieces by 5-18 year old girls from Volusia County and Central Florida. This impressive show of creativity will host 6 categories to include photography, painting, drawing, sculpting, textiles, and collage. An awards presentation begins at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 5. The Girl Scouts will also be in the Free Kids’ Craft Zone located on the North Lawn in the food and entertainment area. Kids are invited to come and make a special gift for Mother’s Day.


Food vendors will have tacos, BBQ, homemade lemonade, rice bowls, mac & cheese bites, homemade gourmet popsicles and many other favorites. Live music will play daily in the gazebo on the North Lawn. A community mural will be available for everyone to add their own creative touch and it will be displayed in a City building.


THANK YOU to our community sponsors of this event: Hometown News, Money Pages, Ormond Observer, Yellowstone Landscape, Seniors Today, Beach 92.7 & KIX Country, Krispy Kreme, The Volusia Mom, Ormond Mainstreet, and Gina Sevigny, MD - Ormond Beach Dermatology


Free parking is available at The Casements and Fortunato Park. Rockefeller Gardens is located at 26 Riverside Drive, in front of The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive, at the southeast corner of the Granada Bridge.


For additional information, please call 386-676-3241 or visit www.ormondbeach.org.


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