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The Art Festival at Mercato will be held January 27 Evening Preview, 28 and 29, 2023.

One of the defining designs of this festival is to present a unique group of artists who participate at this event and not other nearby events to allow patrons to enjoy a refreshing event. Part of our jury process is to bring in different artists with new work and a new variety of work. We always believe that the quality of art is paramount and also hope to offer a unique and personal experience. Part of the applcation process is to invite, accept artists who may not have displayed at nearby events to keep the event fresh and always interesting. So part of the jury process is to determine that participants should be new and refreshing and perhaps not a collection of usual participants in a location nearby. Upon acceptance you may receive a questionare if you have participated in a similar event in a cloose or exact location. You must understand that your acceptance to THE EVENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO THE FACT THAT YOU ARE NO LONGER UNIIQUE. Should it be determined that you are participating at several events in the same location that your invitation may be rescinded.

October 15 deadline. We may decide to close applications prior to this deadline should we discover that we have enough applications to fill the show. 

This is the sventh annual Art Festival at Mercato. This event is limited to 40 artists. This art festival will be held on the lawn in the middle of Mercato. Anchored by Whole Foods Market, Nordstrom Rack and Silverspot Cinema, a 12-screen premier-style theater, Mercato offers 12 notable restaurants, over 20 upscale retailers and luxury residential condominiums. Mercato hosts a vibrant year-round event calendar of events free and open to the public. CLICK HERE to be guided to the Mercato website for more information on this location.

The event features no more than 40 artists. Come and join us for the right sized show in the right section of the city. There are a small number of artists in a high traffic area, the 2nd busiest intersection in the county on the corner of Vandebilt Beach Road and 41 in North Naples, Situated by Pelican Bay and Vanderbilt Beach. This location offers premium exposure situated on the road that houses two Ritz Carlton Hotels. Surrounded in style, Mercato is inspired by classic Mediterranean design. This stunning development is rich in ambiance and liberal with luxury. With fine dining and one-of-a-kind boutiques, Mercato is an expansive lifestyle center designed specifically to create an upscale retail experience.

We are very happy to be providing proceeds from this event to the Harry Chapin Food Bank. 

Important Dates

Set Up Friday beginning at 10am

Show Times 11AM-Dusk Saturday and Sunday

For Requirements, Fees, Image Preparation, Category Requirements, and rules click read more below and this page will expand.