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The 15th Annual Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk & Urban Art Festival returns to Shady Park

The festival celebrates Central Florida's richly diverse culture through live musical entertainment and the artwork of select folk and urban artisans.


The 15th Annual Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk & Urban Art Festival is a free all-day event at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center in Winter Park.


The popular event celebrates community and cultural diversity, with visual art and activities.


A one-day celebration where art, history and community intersect and create a multi-cultural collage. The festival will be held this year on Saturday, May 4 from 10 am - 4 pm, and features. an exciting lineup of local artists, live music, children's activities, storytelling, and more!!




Organized and curated by Hannibal Square Heritage Center Manager Barbara Chandler, the festival celebrates Central Florida's richly diverse culture through live musical entertainment and the artwork of select folk and urban artisans.


Activities include The Hannibal's Trek: Let's Go Trekking through Shady Park for kids, storytelling, K2 Mobile Unit, Black History Trivia and more.


Hannibal Square community is located three blocks west of Park Ave and has become a revitalized leisure destination for local residents and out-of-town visitors. Established in 2007 by Crealdé School of Art, the Hannibal Square Heritage Center pays tribute, to the past, present and future contributions of West Winter Park’s African American community through a permanent collection of historic photographs, oral histories and public art.


This is a free festival held outdoors in Shady Park directly across from the Hannibal Square Heritage Center.


The festival highlights our community of emerging visual artists and their art-work; a full line-up of live entertainment to include: African Dancing and Drumming, a free Senior Art project led by local artist Phylis Taylor a scavenger hunt in Shady Park for students of all ages, food vendors and so much more!


The Heritage Center will be open for guests to tour the permanent collection and the featured visiting exhibition featuring photos of West Winter Park in the mid 1990’s by Documentary Photographer, Peter Schreyer. These images and oral stories were unveiled for the first time in January 2024.



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