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Lake Worth Beach, FL – The 26th annual Street Painting Festival will be taking place in the downtown area of the City of Lake Worth Beach on Saturday February 22, 2020 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm and February 23, 2020 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Parking at the locations listed below will be temporarily prohibited from: 5:00 AM Friday February 21, 2020 until the conclusion of the Festival on Sunday February 23, 2020 at 10:00 PM (approximate).

  • Lake Ave. from South Dixie Hwy to South Federal Hwy.
  • Lucerne Ave from North Dixie Hwy to North Federal Hwy.
  • J,K,L,M, Streets from 2nd Ave. North to 1st Ave. South.

ALL business owners are urged to have all deliveries made prior to 5:00 am on Friday, February 21 since all streets will remain closed until Sunday, February 23.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office may tow vehicles left parked on the street in violation of this temporary order.

The Lake Worth Beach (Robert Harris) Bridge will remain open during the festival. There will be detour signs in place to direct vehicle traffic to access Lake Worth Bridge. Anyone wanting access to the bridge from the south end will be detoured at 6th Ave. S, south then east bound to the bridge and anyone wanting access to the bridge from the north end will be detoured at 10th Ave. N then east bound to the bridge.

The Lake Worth Beach Street Painting Festival claims bragging rights as the world’s largest festival of its kind. The Street Painting Festival is the proud recipient of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Council’s Choice, Muse Award for Cultural Excellence.

This “outdoor  gallery” is located on Lake and Lucerne Avenues, spanning between Dixie and Federal Highways.

It all starts at 10:00 AM each day and ADMISSION IS FREE.

  • Limited Free Parking and Pay & Park Lots are available in the downtown area,

                                                                Make Getting There Easy!

  • Take Tri-Rail to the Festival and Tri Rail Festival Shuttles make timely loops from the Lake Worth Tri-Rail                station to the downtown  10 AM to 6 PM both days(Please Note: Tri-Rail ticket is required for shuttle.

                                                                                         OR

  • Park & Ride at Palm Beach State College… I-95 to exit 63 (6th Avenue South).Follow the signs and park at Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth Campus. Designated FREE Festival Shuttles make timely loops to Lake Worth Beach City Hall in downtown from 10 AM to 9 PM both days.    

Relax and enjoy continuous live music on the Festival’s Mainstage at the Cultural Plaza, Lake Avenue and M Street, and don’t miss the Festival Food Courts accommodating culinary tastes and thirsts as diverse as the artwork.

And for the little ones, The Children’s Meadow, at Lucerne and J Street where they can create their own street paintings.

The Street Painting Festival is proudly produced by Street Painting Festival Inc., a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization in partnership with the City of Lake Worth Beach. All proceeds raised produce the Street Painting Festival event and benefit the Street Painting Festival scholarships awarded to graduating Palm Beach County high school students each May.

The Tradition of Street Painting

Traced back to 16th century Italy when itinerant artists would use their chalks to transform pavement into a makeshift canvas, street painting has retained its appeal through the centuries. As in ages past, crowds still gather to watch as fine works of art emerge. The “paintings” last only until the next rain, but the lively spirit and accessibility of the exhibition captivates new audiences each year and inspires lasting memories.

Note to Pet Owners: The Festival is not an appropriate venue to bring your canine friend or pet . The crowded and hot pavement and often scorching heat is an unsafe environment for them. Let’s work together to advocate for responsible pet ownership and safeguard our four legged friends.  Thank you!

THANK YOU FOR HELPING US TO INFORM THE PUBLIC OF OUR UPCOMING EVENT!

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