“Founded in 1982, SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival. Held annually in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida the first week in May, SunFest attracts more than 175,000 visitors. The festival and the patrons have a positive impact on the local economy.
Who We Are
SunFest is produced by SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc., a private 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc. consists of a
22-member board of directors; 24 committees; more than 2,000 volunteers; a full time, year-round staff of 9; and approximately 80 corporate sponsors.
SunFest is funded in part by the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council through the Palm Beach County Cultural Council. SunFest is also
sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council.
SunFest takes place in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview
Avenue”(This is verbatum from Sun Fest Website).