Welcome to the 51st Annual Bloomin’ Arts Festival
On behalf of the Bloomin’ Arts Committee, sponsors and the Bartow Community, we welcome you to this year’s festival. We are proud to host more than 80 of the best artists from around the United States.
This tabloid highlights the events and special activities offered this weekend. We invite you to contact us if you have any questions or need further information.
The Bloomin’ Arts Festival is hosted by the Bartow Art Guild, Mainstreet Bartow, Inc., Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce and the City of Bartow on March 5th and 6th, 2022. After being one of the major sponsors for more than 20 years, the Frost Law Firm, P.A. is the PRESENTER for the eighth year in a row.
Approximately $15,000 will be offered in prizes and purchase awards, with Best of Show being $2,250. There are 12 other prizes ranging from $150 to $1,500 each, and $1,100 in prizes for student artists including $300 for High School Best of Show.
In addition to the exhibits and sales by artists and fine craft persons, the show will feature a Classic Car Show and Bloomin’ Bike Ride on Saturday, Children’s Tent with complimentary balloons and self-contained art activities both days, food trucks and free entertainment culminating in a concert by Justin Grimes on Saturday night.
All activities will be spaced according to CDC guidelines with hand-wash/sanitizing and mask stations located throughout the event.
The Bartow Bloomin’ Arts Festival is presented by Frost Law Firm, P.A. Additional sponsors are D-R Media Group; Benefactors are Bartow Ford, Citizens Bank and Trust, Mosaic and SouthState Bank; Patrons are Clear Springs and Michell Githens State Farm.
Michell Githens, Co-Chair Lara Fredericksen, Co-Chair