Sunfest Music and Art Festival Celebrates its 33rd Year in The Palm Beaches
Scott Schoenen, Director of Public Relations and Communications
Discover The Palm Beaches
Malcolm Griffiths, Vice President
Development Counsellors International
SUNFEST MEDIA CONTACT:
Melissa Sullivan, Marketing Manager
SunFest Music and Art Festival Celebrates its 33rd Year in The Palm Beaches:
April 29 - May 3, 2015
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (April 13, 2015) - Florida's largest waterfront music and art festival will return to The Palm Beaches for its 33rd year, April 29 - May 3, 2015. Set on the Intracoastal Waterway in downtown West Palm Beach, the highly anticipated event brings together an impressive collection of artists representing a variety of music and art genres to showcase their work over five days.
Named among the top festivals to catch this year by USA Today and Forbes.com, SunFest 2015 will feature three stages of musical performances from more than 50 national names and up-and-coming acts including Fall Out Boy, Pixies, Lenny Kravitz, Paramore, Hozier, Kaskade, and BOSTON.
The artwork of 150 national artists will also be on display at the SunFest 2015 Juried Fine Art & Craft Show, during May 1-3, 2015. Works on exhibit will include jewelry, paintings, pottery and ceramics, photography, sculptures, wood and more.
Beyond the full lineup of music and art entertainment, the West Palm Beach Waterfront along Flagler Drive will feature three Captain Morgan's Floating Oasis tied to the seawall. Each will provide specially crafted Captain Morgan drinks to festival goers.
XFINITY KidZone, a hotspot for families in attendance, will offer kid-friendly activities and entertainment, including face painting, a bounce house and a chance to meet the Minions from Universal Orlando® Resort.
At 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, SunFest will come to a close with one of the East Coast's largest firework displays set to music simulcast on Gater 98.7 FM.
Tickets for SunFest can be purchased online or by calling 1-800-786-3378. Advanced tickets will be available through April 25, 2015 at discounted rates: $70 for an adult five-day pass, $25 for a youth five-day pass, $50 for an adult two-day pass, $17 for a youth two-day pass, $32 for an adult one-day pass and $10 for a youth one day pass. Ticket prices will increase on April 26, 2015.
SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in West Palm Beach, is a Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council Funded Project and is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council. For more information about SunFest, visit www.sunfest.com or call (561)-659-5980 or 1-800-SUNFEST.
About Discover The Palm Beaches
Discover The Palm Beaches, formerly the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau, is the official tourism marketing corporation that promotes the collection of 38 cities and towns and 15 tourism districts, commonly referred to as The Palm Beaches, Florida. Tourism is among Palm Beach County's major industries generating an annual economic impact of nearly $7 billion in the local economy, producing $35 million in bed-tax revenue, lodging sales of approximately $623 million and supporting more than 60,000 jobs.
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For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.sunfest.com.
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