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8th Annual Uptown Art Expo - A Celebration of Art and Music at Cranes Roost Park




8th Annual Uptown Art Expo - A Celebration of Art and Music at Cranes Roost Park


Friday February 28

6:30PM - Kickoff Concert


Saturday February 29

10:00AM - 7:00PM


Sunday March 1

10:00AM - 5:00PM


274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs, FL 32701



Cranes Roost Park at Uptown Altamonte will come alive with artisans showcasing their talents, color and music. Uptown Art Expo will feature 145 art & fine craft artists with displays of glass, jewelry, mosaics, paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture and more all available for purchase.


Uptown Art Expo will also feature Chalk Street Artists creating mesmerizing chalk masterpieces on the sidewalks under the Cranes Roost Park Tower.


Live music performances all weekend long with a free Kick-Off concert Friday evening with Skin Deep and Rockit Fly starting at 6:30pm till 10PM.


No coolers or pets allowed. Rain or Shine. Free Parking is available in the Altamonte Mall Parking lot.


Saturday – It’s a Leap Day 2020 Party with music legend John Waite – performing the hits from his 40-year career as a solo artist, The Baby’s and Bad English.


You know the hits - some of the most loved songs of the 80s and 90s - the #1 Worldwide hit "Missing You", "Change", "Every Time I Think of You", "Head First", "Isn't it Time" and so much more! Leap Day 2020 VIP section hours: 5-10pm - This is a ticketed event! Jeff Coffey - former lead tenor with Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame group Chicago and current bassist with Don Felder (Formerly of The Eagles) opens the show in a special acoustic set at 5:30pm - along with local classic rockers My Generation at 6:15pm. John Waite concert will start at 8:15PM. Tickets are just $20 advance with limited Meet & Greet seating tickets available. All Leap Day 2020 VIP seating is general admission. You can bring your own chair or cushion to the Cranes Roost Amphitheater. John Waite Ticket Info: www.UpTownArtExpo.com On Sunday – free concert with Smooth Jazz with Robert Harris at 12:30pm and Soul with Dayve Stewart & The Vibe at 2:30pm.


Delicious international street cuisine and good old-fashion festival foods, food trucks, craft beer from Sanford Brewing Company and wine will be available for purchase.


The Uptown Art Expo made possible with our great sponsors: Presented by Fox 35, Fox 35 PLUS, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union, AdventHealth, Florida Cancer Specialists and LeafFilter.


Free Admission Art Festival and Free Parking is available in the Altamonte Mall parking lots. No coolers or pets are allowed. Rain or Shine, No Refunds or Exchanges.


https://www.uptownartexpo.com/

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