23rd Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival Coming February 25 – 26
Hand-made, unique and affordable items available from more than 100 craft artists during two-day, free event
WHAT: 23rd Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival
WHEN: February 25 – 26 Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
WHERE: 5124 Ocean Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34242
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
CONTACT INFORMATION: [email protected] or 561-746-6615
Sarasota, Florida (January 31, 2017) – Visitors and residents to Siesta Key can take a leisurely stroll along Ocean Boulevard while perusing hundreds of hand-crafted creations during the upcoming 23rd Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival on February 25 and 26. The free, outdoor event takes place from 10 am to 5 pm both days.
Presented by American Craft Endeavors, unique and handcrafted art will be showcased from more than 100 Florida-based and national craft artists during the festival. The popular craft show offers a chance for residents and visitors to explore and shop for practical and whimsical works of quality, handmade art while enjoying the beautiful Florida weather. The craft festival is pet friendly for leashed animals, and includes a full greenmarket of live plants, handmade soaps, delicious edibles and more. Each artisan is on-site during the entire festival, allowing patrons to meet and to discover the techniques and inspirations behind each piece.
- Juried outdoor craft showcase
- Original crafts – Handmade in America
- Unique and affordable gift items
- 100+ crafters
- Prices set to suit all budgets – ranging from as little as $15 to $3,000
- Crafters hand-selected from hundreds of applicants
- All crafters on site for duration of festival
- Vast array of artistic media: including folk art, pottery, personalized gifts, handmade clothing, basket weaving, beaded utensils, candles, cork assemblage, fabric design, fiber quilts, fused wax & glass, hair accessories, handbags & accessories, handmade cards, leather, mosaic, wood, painted wood, plaster craft, stained glass
- Green Market – exotic live plants, handmade soaps, savory dips, and gourmet sauces
About American Craft Endeavors:
American Craft Endeavors (ACE) produces some of the nation’s most exciting high-end juried craft shows in many of Florida’s vibrant downtown areas and popular tourist destinations including the Downtown Stuart Craft Fairs (Stuart, FL), Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival and the Downtown Sarasota Craft Festivals (Sarasota, FL) among others. The group’s founders personally select unique, culturally rich cities for their show locations providing a complete outdoor experience unmatched by other festivals. All crafters are hand-selected from hundreds of applicants in order to ensure a superior event featuring diverse art media and the highest quality of original handmade crafts.
For additional information on the 23rd Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival and other American Craft Endeavors craft shows, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.
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