BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. – Guests will experience the inspired work of more than 50 exhibitors at the fifth annual Babcock Ranch Art Show. The event is Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
With picturesque Lake Babcock as the backdrop, this event will kick off Saturday morning and take place in Founder’s Square, the community’s downtown center.
Attendees will have a wide selection of local fare, provided by crowd-favorite food trucks lined up along Lake Babcock Drive, as well as refreshments provided by Babcock Ranch’s Square Scoops, Slater’s Goods and Provisions, and the Lakehouse Kitchen and Bar.
“We’re committed to creating a rich and vibrant community where cultural arts thrive,” said Syd Kitson, chairman and CEO of Babcock Ranch’s developer, Kitson & Partners. “The Babcock Ranch Art Show is just one way we can expand access to the arts in an inclusive setting where all are welcomed. We work closely with the team from ArtFest Fort Myers to ensure the Art Show is a fun and safe event for our guests and residents.”
Presented by Kitson & Partners and ArtFest Fort Myers, the national juried Babcock Ranch Art Show will exhibit artists who specialize in watercolor, oil, acrylic, sculpture, photography, metal, jewelry, ceramic, wood and fiber art. A full list of the artists can be found at www.BabcockRanchArtShow.com.
Created by Kitson & Partners with respect for the natural environment and the philosophy that smart growth and sustainability work hand in hand, half of the town’s footprint is set aside as greenways, parks and expansive lakes, providing recreation and scenic backdrops for Babcock Ranch’s homes and the Founder’s Square downtown district.
Babcock Ranch offers homes from national homebuilders D.R. Horton, Lennar, Meritage Homes, Pulte Homes and WCI and custom homes by AR Homes by Arthur Rutenberg, Divco Custom Homes and Florida Lifestyle Homes. Additional neighborhoods by Christopher Alan Homes, Toll Brothers and William Ryan Homes are coming soon.
Babcock Ranch homebuilders offer more than 50 home designs ranging from 1,120 to more than 4,000 square feet. Homes appeal to young millennials, families, empty nesters and retirees, with base prices ranging from the upper-$200,000s to over $4 million. Built to Florida Green Building Coalition standards, homes emphasize energy and water conservation and have a full gig of fiber-optic connectivity.
In 2022, Babcock Ranch was named No. 5 in the country’s 50 top-selling master-planned communities presented by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors’ and John Burns Real Estate Consulting.
For more information about Southwest Florida’s new hometown, located just northeast of Fort Myers off Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, visit the Woodlea Hall Discovery Center at 42850 Crescent Loop in Babcock Ranch, call 877-709-6620 or visit www.BabcockRanch.com.