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January 2, 2019 – Delray Beach, FL: Delray Affair is a winner in the 7th annual “America’s Best Art Fair Awards” competition. Named number thirteen in the “Top 50 Best Art Fairs” in America, the survey recognized Delray Affair as one of the finest juried art fairs in the country. The “Delray Affair” has always been popular among art fair lovers in the Delray Beach area, but our 7th annual national Best Art Fairs Awards survey proves that both art collectors and artists nationwide love it, too,” said Connie Mettler, Publisher of ArtFairCalendar.com. “We’re happy to give a “Top 50 Best Art Fairs” in America Award to Delray Affair today.” Drawing crowds from thirty states and twelve countries, the Delray Affair boasts the largest arts & crafts festival in the Southeast United States. The event takes place along the palm tree-lined downtown streets of Delray Beach and stretches twelve city blocks from the Intracoastal to NW 2nd Avenue. Produced by the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, The Delray Affair has received numerous awards for its ‘eclectic’ mixture of fine art, great crafts, and funky products from around the world. 
“The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce is proud to continue to bring this award-winning event to our community each year, showcasing our City’s rich support of the arts. Producing this event is no easy feat”, says Chamber President and CEO, Jeb Conrad. “The event would be impossible without our partnership with Festival Management Group’s expertise marketing and planning and our volunteers”. “We’re very pleased at this recognition of Delray Affair by ArtFairCalendar.com’s “Best Art Fair Awards,” said Festival Management Group President, Nancy Stewart -Franczak. “We have a great team of staff and volunteers who work hard every year to produce this important cultural event that brings so much art, business, and cultural activity to the Delray Beach community.”  


About Delray Affair In 2019, the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 57th year of the Delray Affair. The Delray Affair is the largest arts & craft festival in the Southeast United States. The event takes place along the palm tree-lined downtown streets of Delray Beach and stretches 12 city blocks from the Intracoastal to NW 2nd Avenue. The Delray Affair has received numerous awards for its ‘eclectic’ mixture of fine art, great crafts, and funky products from around the world. Last year, artists and crafters from 30 states and twelve countries exhibited at the Delray Affair. The upcoming event takes place April 12-14, 2019 and we expect record crowds again (if that’s possible)! Visit the Delray Affair as you stroll the streets of The Most Fun Small Town in US

About Festival Management GroupFestival Management Group, Inc. is an internationally award-winning full-service event management and production company headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida. With over twenty years of producing signature events, our team of professionals builds events from conception to completion. As one of the premier event management and production companies in the United States, we are intimately familiar with the opportunities and challenges of producing high-impact events. First to arrive and last to leave, FMG will manage every detail, check every light and test every mic. We are the fixers, doers, and planners who expect the unexpected, demand perfection and sweat the small stuff.
We specialize in navigating tricky situations, impossible logistics, and high stakes environments to deliver a seamless product that is always on-message and camera-ready. We believe that our unparalleled attention to detail is what makes FMG one-of-a-kind and keeps our clients coming back for more.

About the 2018 America’s Best Art Fairs AwardsThe America’s Best Art Fairs Awards are based on online voting by art fair patrons, collectors, organizers, and artists both regionally and nationally. It is the only national survey of art fairs and festivals designed to recognize achievement in art fair event production and promote the cultural importance of fine art events across America. Please visit http://www.artfaircalendar.com/art_fair/americas-best-art-fairs-the-top-50.html or http://www.BestArtFairs.com for the complete list of Best Art Fair Award winners for 2018 as well as top regional winners also.