May 17, 2024

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Cape Coral cancels its yearly arts and songs fest in January

Don Nedobeck's "Three Amigas" is featured on the poster for a Cape Coral Festival of the Arts in recent years.

The surging pandemic has canceled the annual in-man or woman Cape Coral Art and Songs Festival.

It originally was scheduled for Jan. 9-10 but officers decided to nix the stay event that appeals to countless numbers to downtown Cape Coral.

“After lots of months of hand-wringing, sleepless nights, and a lot more Zoom conferences than we can rely, we have determined that Cape Coral Art Festival & Market place Area can not be held in man or woman,” officers announced on the festival’s Facebook site.

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“Belief us, we are just as let down as you are, but know we did not make this choice evenly. Earlier mentioned all else, we want to thank you, our exhibitors, our enthusiasts, our companions, and the Town of Cape Coral for the support you have specified us around these earlier couple months.

“The Cape Coral Arts Festival & Market is Lee County’s largest Special Function according to the Lee County Tourist Progress Council and the Lee County People and Convention Bureau bringing around 120,000 attendees to get pleasure from the arts in January 2020.”

Watercolor painter Gregory Strachov appeared at the Cape Coral Arts & Music Festival in a recent year.

The pageant will hold a digital market spot from Jan. 4-31 with additional aspects to come. 

In January, about 300 artists shown and sold their creations alongside Cape Coral Parkway for the duration of the 35th annual party.

The event is thought of to be the initially and largest juried art fest in Lee County. U.S. artwork-demonstrate journal Sunshine Artist ranked it No. 8 in the country on its record of the prime 100 very best fine art and style and design shows in the United States for 2020.