Voted the best outdoor fine art festival by "Florida Living Magazine" the Deland Fall Festival of the Arts is consistently rated one of the most "artist friendly" shows. We invite you to participate and be a part of this exciting festival that draws over 50,000 visitors over the two-day weekend.


OVER $54,000 in Awards -Artist Awards are given based on the Judges' scoring of each artist's body-of-work as displayed in the booth.

  • BEST of  SHOW (1 at $4,000) 
  • 2D JUDGE’S CHOICE (1 at $2,500) 
  • 3D JUDGE’S CHOICE (1 at $2,500)
  • AWARD of EXCELLENCE (2 at $1,500) 
  • AWARD of DISTINCTION (4 at $1,000)
  • AWARD of MERIT (5 at $750)
  • AWARD of RECOGNITION (6 at $500)
  • HONORABLE MENTION (8 at $300)



The DeLand community continues to support the festival and the artists through a Patron/Collector Membership Program. Each member pays for and receives $250 in Artist Purchase Vouchers that can only be spent at the festival with festival artists.


The generous support of this program by these Patron/Collector Members places over $29,000 in dedicated art purchase revenue into this event.The Patron/Collector Program assists in making this festival even more successful for the participating artists.



  • Artist Social at Check-In on Friday Night
  • Artist Oasis Saturday and Sunday
  • Artist Appreciation and Awards Event on Saturday Night (includes dinner)
  • Booth Sitters All Day
  • Complimentary Link on the Festival's Website to the Artist's Website