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.

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 

What is this site?

This site is specifically designed to help Artists, Crafters, Entertainers, Food Vendors, Sponsors, and Organizations connect directly to 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 [email protected] directly


Get involved , have fun and feel good.

List of upcoming events

 48th Mount Dora Arts Festival February 4 9am-5pm & February 5 9am – 4pm, 2023 Downtown Mount Dora, FL.  230 W. 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL 32757

26th Mount Dora Spring Festival of Arts and Crafts March 18 & 19, 2023 9am-5pm Downtown Mount Dora, FL.  230 W. 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL 32757

 5th Longwood Pirate Seafood Festival   March 25 & 26, 2023 10am-5pm in Reiter Park 301 W Warren Ave, Longwood, FL 32750

28th Mount Dora Earth Day Celebration   April 15, 2023 9am-3pm in Donnelly Park   539 N. Donnelly St Mount Dora, FL 32757 

9th Mount Dora Blueberry Festival   April 29 & 30, 2023 9am-5pm in Donnelly Park   539 N. Donnelly St Mount Dora, FL 32757

39th Mount Dora Craft Fair   October 28 & 29, 2023 9am-5pm on the streets of historic downtown Mount Dora, FL.  230 W. 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL 32757 

29th Mount Dora Plant and Garden Fair   Sat Nov 4 & Sun Nov 5, 2023 9am-5pm in Donnelly Park   539 N. Donnelly St Mount Dora, FL 32757 

47th Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival   Sat Nov 18 & Sun Nov 19, 2023 in the Longwood historic city district   200 W Warren Ave, Longwood, FL 32750 

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