Art, Wine, and Jazz Fest

Sebring Art, Wine, & Jazz Fest

November 3-4, 2018

For 50+ years, this festival has provided a celebration of the art and music in Central Florida! Re-branded for 2018, the former Highlands Fine Arts & Crafts Festival is one of Florida’s longest continuously running art Festivals and the largest and most prestigious in the Sebring area.  It draws thousands of people to historic downtown Sebring the first weekend in November to kick off the holiday shopping season.  
The Festival features more than 100 talented visual and performing artists, along with culinary offerings from local restaurants and mobile food vendors, an interactive Children’s Street, an Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the popular Chamber of Commerce Street filled with non-art organizations and businesses from the local area. Check back for a complete list of entertainment. 
Mark your calendar to attend this upcoming event at Historic Downtown Sebring’s Circle Park. Don’t pass up the opportunity to enjoy Art, Wine & Jazz in a free family friendly environment!

Date: Saturday and Sunday, November 3-4, 2018;
Location: Historic Downtown Sebring’s Circle Park 

  • Festival Times
    • Saturday 9 AM -4 PM
    • Sunday 9 AM- 2 PM
      • Gospel Brunch – Sunday 9-11 AM
  • Juried Art Festival with Prize Money
  • Emerging Artists with Scholarship Awards
  • Family Arts Activities Center + Children’s Art Tent
  • Chamber Street featuring Sebring Chamber of Commerce Businesses
  • Culinary Street – Local Food Vendors & Mobile Food Trucks
  • Live Music & Entertainment

Admission: Free to Attend

Artist Registration is OPEN! Register Now, Space is Limited!

Register Now By Clicking Here

CULINARY STREET Registration is Now Full!

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

2018 Sponsor Level Informational Breakdown
2018 Sponsorship Return Form

For more information, click below, or contact the office at or 863-385-5312.

Congratulations to our 2017 winners!

Best in Show:  Elzbieta Weron (photography) from Deland Florida

First Place 3D:  Laura Thomas (Pottery) from Sarasota, Florida

First Place 2D:  Dan Burleigh Phillips ( Watercolor) from Deland, Florida

Second Place 3D:  Richard & Linda Marino (Pottery) from Lake Wales, Florida

Second Place 2D:  Cindy Rose Eaton (Photography)from Sebring, Florida

Third Place 3D:  Robert Broughton ( Baskets) from Clewiston, Florida

Third Place 2D:  Tammy Archer (Watercolor) from Sebring , Florida

Judges Choice:  Jaye Whitehead (Watercolor) from Sebring, Florida

Emerging Artists:  Kyla Hardy & Shonda Hardy from Sebring High School

Founded by: Highlands Art League (a non-profit, 501 c3 organization) in 1966

Our Mission: To encourage emerging and evolving artists of all ages and to positively impact our community through the celebration and exploration of the arts.

Festival Goals:

  1. Foster Appreciation of the Arts. We strive to educate, inspire and engage our audience toward a heightened appreciation of visual and other forms of art.
  2. Celebrate Original Art. We produce an annual celebration of outstanding original visual art in a festival atmosphere.
  3. Value Community. We respect and celebrate the involvement of all people and seek to enhance the sense of pride in our community.
  4. Deliver the Highest Standards with Integrity and Accountability. We value professionalism and quality. We operate in a fair and honorable manner with transparency. We are strong financial stewards. We manage responsibly and maximize value to our partners.
  5. Strategically Innovate. We seek to harness new and creative ideas for the betterment of the festival and community.

The Sebring Art, Wine, & Jazz Fest is presented by the Highlands Art League, a non-profit organization that is governed by an 8-member Board of Directors. The Festival is dedicated to producing a free arts and cultural event.

Festival proceeds benefit the Highlands Art League (501c3 nonprofit organization)