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Update: March 13, 2020

Public offerings from the College of Arts and Humanities, including concerts, recitals, lectures, exhibitions, theatre performances, etc., are cancelled or postponed at least through March 29.

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2020, planned for April 7-19 at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, is also cancelled, as are several other events extending into April.

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About the Festival

UCF Celebrates the Arts, an annual festival showcasing creativity, innovation and collaboration from Orlando’s hometown university, occurs at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts every April.

The festival includes events and exhibitions that shine the spotlight on the performing and visual arts.

The festival is designed to create accessible art experiences for the community and to allow patrons to attend multiple events. Music events include large and small ensemble concerts, choruses, jazz, opera and new music. Theatre presentations include musicals, events for children, dance and staged readings. Visual arts exhibits and presentations include sculptures, video games, AR/VR presentations, live presentations and panel discussions. Additionally, patrons can enjoy literature, films and history presentations.

Events span nearly two weeks and tickets are available for free or at a low price. Tickets to most events start at $5 or $10 and exhibitions are free.


Throughout the festival, explore ongoing exhibitions around the Della Phillips Grand Lobby including sculptures, painting and more!

Ticketed Events

All events are cancelled. For a refund or to donate your tickets back to UCF, call 407-823-1500.

Collage of photos from previous performances

Show Your Support

UCF Celebrates the Arts is committed to keeping all performances and exhibits free or low cost for the community. And with your help, we can do so every year.
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