The 50th annual Halifax Art Festival and oldest continual art festival in the state of Florida and attracts well over 30,000 visitors annually. This free Festival, open to the public, will take place on November 3 & 4, 2012, on historic downtown Beach Street, from Orange Avenue to Bay Street, in front of the Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach.
The Festival will have over 200 juried artists and artisans exhibiting original two-dimensional art, photography, sculpture, jewelry, textiles, ceramics, wood, metal, and glass pieces for purchase. The Festival has expanded to celebrate seasoned as well as emerging artists and craftsmen. There will be two distinct exhibit areas. The first area will be Fine Arts & Fine Crafts which will be juried, judged and eligible for over $35,000 in prize money and Patron Awards. The second area will be juried Crafts which will not be eligible for award money. All Crafts are handmade, original pieces of art for sale at reasonable prices. The Dream Inn is very conveniently located to this event less than 4 miles away and have rooms from 59.95 per night for this weekend.