The Melbourne Art Festival is a nationally recognized event held each year on the fourthfull weekend in April in historic downtown Melbourne, Florida. Admission is free. Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, with entertainment running until about 10 p.m. on Saturday night.
Did you know that the Melbourne Art Festival has given $107,700 to support art education in Brevard County over the past 12 years.
- $50,000 was in the form of scholarships to local students majoring in art.
- Brevard County middle and high school art teachers received $28,700 to buy art supplies.
- Art-related instruction and donations to other local non-profits account for the remaining $29,000.
So come out to see the free Melbourne Art Festival and know that you're supporting a good cause!