The Student Art Contest - Having one of the best cultural districts in the nation, Fort Worth is home to many artists and budding artists! Students from area schools are encouraged to submit their favorite creations to be judged by local professional artists. With the opportunity to win up to $75, over 200 students annually submit their works for the contest which is underwritten by The 5th Avenue Foundation. Creations must be submitted through art teachers at area schools. If your child is a talented artist, make sure you contact your school art teacher about submitting. 


The Best of the Fest Food Contest – Best of The Fest Food Contest has become not only an instant fan-favorite, but also a vendor-favorite too! Mayfest food vendors enter up to three delectable delights to compete against each other in several different categories. Thursday afternoon, local culinary celebrities will be transported by golf cart to each participating food booth to taste and judge the entries. Prize ribbons will be given to the winners and predominately displayed at their booths.