Hibiscus Festival

 The 15th Annual Hibiscus Festival
April 5, 7 & 8 , 2018

The Hibiscus Festival is a yearly celebration for the City of Vero Beach, to increase awareness of the historic downtown sector, raise funds for Main Street Vero Beach that work toward the preservation and growth of the area and encourages community participation from residents, organizations and businesses.
Over 50 artists will be displaying art for sale for two days at the Hibiscus Festival Fine Art and Fine Craft Show.  Bring your family and friends to enjoy the musical entertainment, a children’s art show, the United Against Poverty Shopping Cart Parade, delicious food and children’s activities.

EVENT SCHEDULE TBA

DOWNLOAD 2018 SPONSORSHIP FORM:  PDF

Hibiscus Festival Readers Choice award 2014

Download 2018 Hibiscus Festival Sponsorship Commitment PDF

Special Presidential Invitation to Artists

$170 – Pay online here:

Hibiscus Festival winner of Treasure Coast Choice Awards
Thursday, April 5, 2018
 

Miss Hibiscus Pageant 7:00pm at the Heritage Center & Citrus Museum – Admission $5
DOWNLOAD THE 2018 CONTESTANT APPLICATION
DOWNLOAD THE 2018 CONTESTANT SPONSOR APPLICATION 

Girls 15-19 can sign up until March 28th to compete for the honorary title.

RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR CONTESTANTS

  1. Contestants shall be between 15 and 19 years old, single, and residents of Indian River County. Contestants under 18 must have a Consent Form signed by a parent/guardian.
  2. Contestants must have a Sponsor and said Sponsor will be responsible for paying the $100 Entry Fee if Application is received by March 9th. $125 March 10-28th.
  3. Contestants will be judged on stage presence, poise, community service, personality, and personal interview. There will be no swimsuit or talent competition.
  4. A recent color photograph should be attached to the application. (Photos may be used for publicity purposes).

 

 

The Hibiscus Ride @ 7:00 am – Start Line at Historical Society Train Station

Vero Cycling and Main Street Vero Beach are partnering on the Hibiscus Ride. There are four distances to choose from an 11 mile Casual Ride, 31 miles, 62 mile-metric century and the 100 mile century ride.  Cycling enthusiasts can find complete information and register on Raceroster.com

Join us at 3 PM for the 8th Annual Shopping Cart Parade to benefit United Against Poverty

Saturday April 7th at 3pm at the Hibiscus Art and Music Festival Downtown Vero Beach

Food Drive to benefit United Against Poverty “Lifting Lives UP in Indian River County”. In partnership with 93.7 GYL, B94.7 Fresh Country, 97.1 Ocean FM and 1490 AM/105.7 FM WTTB, the Hibiscus Art and Music Festival, and Publix.

Participants will pledge to decorate and fill a shopping cart onsite at their location leading up to the “Shopping Cart Parade” on Saturday April 7th at 3pm at the Hibiscus Art and Music Festival in front of an estimated crowd of 12,000+ spectators. On the day of the parade, participants will be required to transport their cart and donations to the Hibiscus Festival in Downtown Vero Beach and display their decorated shopping cart in a designated location through the extent of the Hibiscus Festival. At the end of the parade, the food will be boxed and loaded onto trucks along with the shopping carts and transported to Harvest Food & Outreach Center for distribution.Upon approval of your registration you will be contacted with information on how to get your shopping cart. Please contact the Promotions Director – Miguel Santiesteban, at Promo@mytcmedia.com with any questions.For more information, call Miguel at 772-257-3522. Email: Promo@mytcmedia.com. FAX: 772-562-4747 attn: Miguel Santiesteban

*Shopping Carts are Limited; If you are interested in participating please submit ASAP. You may call the MSVB office 772-643-6782 to have an application emailed to you or pick one up at our Welcome Center.

EVENT SCHEDULE TBA

SATURDAY

MAIN STAGE:

10:00-11:00a
11:30a-1:15p
1:30-3:30p
4:00-5:45p
6:15-9:00p

14th AVE SOUTH

10:00am-11:45am
12:00pm-1:45pm
2:00pm-3:15pm
3:30am-5:00pm

ART SHOW

10:00am-12:00pm
12:00pm-2:00pm
2:00pm-3:30pm
3:30pm-5:00pm

SUNDAY

MAIN STAGE

10:00am-11:15am
11:30am-1:30pm
2:00pm-4:00pm

14th AVE SOUTH

11:00am-12:30pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
3:15pm-4:00pm

ART SHOW

10:00am-11:00am
11:00am-12:00pm
12:00pm-3:00pm