November 11 – 13, 2005 – Downtown Disney® celebrates the 30th Annual Festival of the Masters. Enjoy a brush with greatness as you meet 175 award-winning national and local artists and artisans while admiring their diverse creations displayed at the Downtown Disney® West Side. This festival for all ages includes a Children’s Activity Center where kids can create their own masterpieces, pin trading, live entertainment and amazing Chalk Art displays at Downtown Disney® Marketplace. Discover the artist within you as you enjoy all the Festival of the Masters has to offer.
Hours for Festival of the Masters are daily 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Admission and parking are complimentary for the Festival of the Masters.
Festival Highlights include:
- House of Blues Folk Art Festival – Enjoy the 7th annual "Where the Art Meets the Soul" festival, featuring over 50 local and national folk artists, great music and captivating children’s activities.
- Central Florida Chalk Artists Association – Watch as over 6,000 square feet of sidewalk at Downtown Disney® Marketplace are turned into a giant canvas for more than 50 chalk artists. And kids can create their own works of art in a special chalk-art area just for them!
- Children’s Activities – Let your child enjoy the world of art as they’re taught by experts how to draw some of their favorite Disney Characters outside DisneyQuest® Indoor Interactive Theme Park. Families can enjoy other art-related activities throughout Downtown Disney® area.
- Additional Live Entertainment – Keep your groove going all weekend with live performances throughout the Downtown Disney® area.