Food, fun, and so much more are at stake for the visitors of the Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts in Lake Mary FL. This festival is a juried show which features leading-edge craftsmen as well as international and national artists. It boosts the local economy and cultivates an atmosphere of camaraderie and friendship, as it brings together community leaders and local business owners.

Artist and crafter applications are now available for a minimal fee of $25.00 in addition to a jury fee also for $25.00. There is no limit to the type of medium preferred — textile, sculpture, leather, wood, fiberglass, ceramics or clay are all accepted. Artists and crafters need not worry about protecting their work as these are being shown to the public. The festival is fully aware of the need to safeguard these precious pieces, and thus, enlists security and patrols from the police department.

Business owners can take part in the event by being a sponsor. There are different packages, which go as low as $750 to $10,000, available to suit one’s needs and budget. Sponsorship allows one to display and promote their products and services.

Artists, crafters, and sponsors readily get and receive continuous and widespread exposure from the festival’s advertising in the newspaper, radio, magazine and social media, including Facebook and Twitter. This is on top of the visitors who come from the different parts of the United States and from all over the world.

You do not want to miss this visit this event. After all, the venue is easily accessible with ample parking, and most importantly, entrance is free. Visitors will get to witness unique masterpieces and even purchase a souvenir or a trinket or two. They also get a chance to fill their bellies as they sample sumptuous treats from food trucks while reveling in the performances by various entertainers.

What sets this Festival apart from all others is that it is geared towards raising scholarship money for the students of Seminole County High School. It is hitting two birds with one stone — entertainment and art at its finest and supporting a worthwhile cause.