Lake County

Hundreds of artists gather for 47th annual Mount Dora Arts Festival this weekend

MOUNT DORA, Fla. — The 47th annual Mount Dora Arts Festival is underway this weekend.

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The event was scaled back last year because of the pandemic, with only half as many artists as normal.

This year, organizers said about 275 artists are involved.

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The festival will also feature food trucks and entertainment.

Officials said bicycles, skateboards, and pets - except for certified service dogs - are not allowed past the festival entrance.

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The festival is open Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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