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Cultural Affairs Division

Hoggetowne Medieval FaireThe Cultural Affairs Division promotes cultural activity in the City of Gainesville and Alachua County. The Division works cooperatively with the University of Florida, the School Board of Alachua County, the Gainesville Downtown Owners and Tenants Association, the Chamber of Commerce, the Alachua County Visitor and Convention Bureau, the Alachua County Library District and others to provide programs in response to identified needs. It advocates for the arts at the local and state levels and studies the impact of arts on the local economy.

2007 Highlights
The Downtown Festival & Art Show, North Central Florida’s premier fall festival of the arts, ranked among the top ten festivals in the nation by AmericanStyle magazine. The festival also ranked in the Top 30 for the second year in a row in Sunshine Artist magazine’s “200 Best” list of fine art festivals in the nation.
The Downtown Festival & Art Show, North Central Florida's premier fall festival of the arts, ranked among the top ten festivals in the nation by AmericanStyle magazine. The festival also ranked in the Top 30 for the second year in a row in Sunshine Artist magazine's "200 Best" list of fine art festivals in the nation.