Spring Arts Festival

Celebrating the Arts in Gainesville, Florida

2024 Spring Arts Festival Poster ArtSanta Fe College is excited to host its 52nd Annual Spring Arts Festival on April 13 and 14, 2024 on the beautiful Northwest Campus. The purpose of the Spring Arts Festival is to illuminate, inspire and enrich lives through diverse expressions of the arts. The festival will spotlight talented artists and stunning artwork, foster emerging talent, and inspire future generations.

Something for Everyone

This two-day festival includes experiences that everyone can enjoy, including local music and art, kid zones, food trucks and more! During the festival, you are also welcome to attend the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium, Teaching Zoo and Museum of Earth Sciences. Enjoy a train ride across campus to the Zoo.

Dogs (on-leash only) are also permitted in outdoor spaces. Only service animals are permitted inside the SF Teaching Zoo.

Artists and Vendors

Take a look at the list of participating artists and their respective booth locations.

Booth Locations

Festival Activities

View the full 2024 schedule, including Performing Arts Schedule, Planetarium show schedule, Zoo activities, and more!

Plan Your Day

Dates and Times

Saturday, April 13, 2024: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 14, 2024: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


The Festival will be held in a new location at the Northwest Campus of Santa Fe College near the Jackson N. Sasser Fine Arts Hall and Library. Please see festival map for more information.

Festival Map

The Northwest Campus is conveniently located off I-75 with easy drive-up access and parking surrounding the festivities. See the festival map for details on where to find community artists, juried artists, student artists, kids zones and more.

Free Parking

Visitors will have access to ample free parking on the Northwest Campus.

Want a Ride?

Gainesville's Regional Transit System (RTS) will be offering free services with extended routes and locations in order to provide adequate transportation to and from the festival both Saturday and Sunday.

View or print the festival map

Meet 2024 Poster Artist

Molly Kempson has been selected as the poster artist for the 52nd annual SF Spring Arts Festival. The poster was unveiled on February 29. Kempson said being the poster artist was on her "bucket list as a Gainesville artist".

About the Artist

Molly Kempson

La Tour

Arts Festival visitors are invited to the Oak Grove at the heart of campus to see the newly installed La Tour sculpture by artist John Henry, now part of the College's permanent art collection. At 50 feet tall, this monumental Corten steel structure captures imagination and inspires wonder.

Our Sponsors and Community Partners

Santa Fe College would like to thank the City of Gainesville for their continued support of the Spring Arts Festival. Santa Fe College would also like to thank the following community partners for their generous support of this year's Spring Arts Festival.

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RTS, City of Gainesville

Hector Framing Logo

Hector Framing & Gallery

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Big Culture and Arts Festival





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Important Recording Notice to SF Spring Arts Festival Attendees

Santa Fe College reserves the right to record your voice or likeness on film or by photograph. You are not entitled to any compensation, and you release Santa Fe College and its representatives from any and all liability, in connection with any future use and distribution of such images or voice recordings.

The work of the artists is protected by copyright law. Please refrain from the use of cameras, cell phones or other recording devices without the express consent of the artist.