This website is designed specifically for people interested in applying to or having a festival coordinated by nationally recognized Festival coordinators, Janet Gamache and Brian Young. It also offers tips and insight for those looking for ways to stand out when applying to participate.

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In August 2021, the Mount Dora Craft Fair was ranked #1 ALL-TIME FAVORITE Arts & Crafts Festival in its 50th anniversary issue and featured on the front cover of Sunshine Artist Magazine 

Info & insight here specifically pertains to WTDI festivals

Why are we here?

Obviously you found your way here because you are interested in FESTIVALS. Either you found us randomly or you were directed here by someone who thought you might find this website helpful.

What is this site?

This site is specifically designed to help Artists, Crafters, Entertainers, Food Vendors, Sponsors, and Organizations connect directly to all events coordinated by WTDI, Inc aka Janet Gamache and  Brian Young but it is also a wealth of resources for everything “Festival” related.

What kind of info is here

Not only will you find upcoming events and application links , you will also find tips for getting noticed over other applicants, ways to negotiate to get into events as an entertainer and other inside info about the festival world.


Find out about upcoming events, get information and find links to apply.


Looking for someone to revitalize or manage your existing festival or start a new one? 

or email FesivalswithJanet@gmail.com directly


Get involved , have fun and feel good.

List of 2021 event dates and websites

 24th Mount Dora Spring Festival of Arts and Crafts March 20 & 21, 2021 9am-5pm Downtown Mount Dora, FL.  230 W. 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL 32757  www.MountDoraSpringfest.com  

 3rd Longwood Pirate Seafood Festival   March 27 & 28, 2021 10am-5pm in Reiter Park 301 W Warren Ave, Longwood, FL 32750 www.LongwoodFestival.com

25th Mount Dora Earth Day Celebration   April 17, 2021 9am-3pm in Donnelly Park   539 N. Donnelly St Mount Dora, FL 32757 www.Mountdoraenvironment.org

7th Mount Dora Blueberry Festival   April 24 & 25, 2021 9am-5pm in Donnelly Park   539 N. Donnelly St Mount Dora, FL 32757 www.MountDoraBlueberryfestival.com 

7th Mount Dora Seafood Festival CANCELLED

37th Mount Dora Craft Fair   October 23 & 24, 2021 9am-5pm on the streets of historic downtown Mount Dora, FL.  230 W. 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL 32757  www.MountDoraCraftFair.com 

27th Mount Dora Plant and Garden Fair   Sat Nov 13 & Sun Nov 14, 2021 9am-5pm in Donnelly Park   539 N. Donnelly St Mount Dora, FL 32757  www.MountDoraPlantandGardenfair.com

45th Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival   Sat Nov 20 & Sun Nov 21, 2021 in the Longwood historic city district   200 W Warren Ave, Longwood, FL 32750  www.LongwoodFestival.com 

Inaugural Apopka Arts in the Park Sat Dec 4 & Sun Dec 5, 2021 in Jason Dwelley Park Apopka, FL www.ApopkaArtsinthePark.com

KEEP UP with updates, deadlines and new events by joining the FB group, FESTIVALS WITH JANET at https://www.facebook.com/groups/363622434468323/

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