Florida Art & Craft Festivals

Celebrating art is a centuries old tradition that Florida is proud to carry on. Visual art takes on many forms, and it is important to celebrate it in all its amazing variations. Likewise, crafting in a long revered practice. Come join us to celebrate Florida arts and crafts!

April 20 - 21, 2019

Location: New Haven Avenue, Melbourne, Florida

This is a juried art show featuring more than 140 artists from the local area and around the country. Enjoy the art while you enjoy the beautiful outdoor environment.

April 20 - 21, 2019

Location: Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, Florida

This is one of the best cultural events of the year in this area! Performing arts and visual arts come together for an amazing experience.

April 25 - 27, 2019

Location: Wynwood, Miami, Florida

This festival celebrates everything that makes Miami's art district special! Live music and live painting demonstrations from top artists provide the entertainment while local craft vendors and food trucks give you a taste of the area.

April 27 - 28, 2019

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Enjoy the beautiful northern Florida spring while you stroll downtown Tallahassee at this fun art festival. Here you will find live entertainment, local food trucks and vendors, and libations served at the WXYZ Bar by Aloft.

May 1 - 31, 2019

Location: South Walton, Florida

Art Week is a cultural arts alliance that brings communities, organizations and businesses together to present quality arts and entertainment to the community. Featuring the Northwest Florida Theatre Festival and Artsquest Fine Arts Festival among others throughout the week. 

 

May 2 - 11, 2019

Location: Historic Ybor City, Tampa, Florida

The Tampa International Fringe Festival…
Is Tampa’s first open-access, uncensored, international fringe theatre festival. Winner of the 2017 Creative Loafing Best of the Bay award for BEST MOMENT WHEN LOCAL THEATER TURNED A CORNER!

Our second annual festival takes place May 3-12, 2018, right in the heart of Tampa's Ybor City historic district, and we will be holding our annual lottery on December 11th at Bad Monkey in Ybor City.

If you're an artist, you can perform on the fringe! If you're a member of the public, we have loads of events and shows for you to check out!

May 3 - 12, 2019

Location: St. Augustine, Florida

This 10 day celebration of art and music features more than 60 events and exhibits including dance performances, concerts, art shows, dramatic production and more throughout the city. 

May 3 - 5, 2019

Location: Key West, Florida

Human-Powered art sculptures take over Key West during this amazing festival! This is a parade unlike any other that features art in motion. You can make a sculpture to be a part of parade yourself, or you can simply enjoy it from the sidelines!

May 4, 2019

Location: Siesta Key Beach, Florida

If there's one thing Florida has a lot of, it's sand. Attend this event to see artists turn some of the state's most pristine sand into amazing works of art!

May 4 - 5, 2019

Location: Downtown Sanford, Florida

A Fine Arts & Fine Crafts event with live artist demonstrations, workshops, gourmet foods and acoustic performers line the brick streets in beautiful downtown Sanford. 

May 11 - 12, 2019

Location: Lake Morton, Lakeland, Florida

One of Florida's oldest and largest art festivals, Mayfaire wows tons of art lovers in downtown Lakeland every Mother's Day weekend.

May 14 - 27, 2019

Location: Orlando, Florida

This festival highlights Orlando's thriving theater community and makes performances accessible to everyone while giving performers a chance to show off their best work. Fringe festivals take place all over the world with a few major goals: they must be 100% unjuried, 100% uncensored, 100% inclusive, 100% accessible for artists and audiences alike, 100% of ticket sales given back to the artists. The Orlando Fringe festival is now the longest running Fringe festival in US!

May 17 - 18, 2019

Location: Alys Beach, Florida

This festival celebrates a new kind of graffiti. During the festival, the white walls of Alys Beach are covered with projected images for a whole new way to view art work!

June 8 - 9, 2019

Location: Sarasota, Florida

St. Armands Key lies just off the coast of Sarasota and for 2 days, features a unique craft festival with works from the best talent of crafters around the state. 

June 15 - 16, 2019

Location: Miami Ave, Venice, Florida

Downtown Venice is taken over by crafters for this fun festival that allows the best crafters to show what they can do!

June 28 - 30, 2019

Location: DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Grand Key, Key West, Florida

This event is a celebration of mystery novels and an opportunity for mystery/suspense authors and true crime experts to come together in the city that has long been a long-time literary haven.

July 27 - August 18, 2019

Location: Miami, Florida

This is one of the only ballet festivals in the country! It is a great way to see artists from all over the world perform in some of Miami's best venues.

August 24, 2019

Location: Fishermen's Village, Punta Gorda, Florida

This celebration of local artists features live demonstrations as well as a marketplace of vendors selling their art. Come prepared for lots of browsing, shopping, and dining.

August 30 - September 1, 2019

Location: Tampa, Florida

Experience powerful, informative workshops led by trained professionals, in addition to scene, monologue, and short play competitions, and theatrical entertainment that will leave audiences with a memorable experience.

August 31 - September 1, 2019

Location: 401 W Venice Ave, Venice, Florida

Browse arts and crafts of all kinds as you stroll along vibrant downtown Venice. It features lots of vendors and a Green Market that offers live flora, freshly popped kettle corn, gourmet spices, and sauces.

September 7 - 8, 2019

Location: Palm Harbor, Florida

Head to main street to shop at some of the best craft vendors from all around the country. Stroll along the streets near the gulf of Mexico while you look at art of all kind!

September 14 - 15, 2019

Location: Indian River Fairgrounds, Vero Beach, Florida

This unique art festival celebrates art that highlights marine and wildlife themed art.

 

September 14 - 15, 2019

Location: Sullivan Street, Punta Gorda, Florida

This constantly growing festival is a popular summer tradition in Punta Gorda. You can meet tons of amazing crafters and other vendors while you shop for all kinds of unique items.

September 19 - 21, 2019

Location: Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, Jacksonville, Florida

Quilts from all over the world are brought together to be viewed and even judged for a cash award. Browse, shop and buy quilt supplies and ready-made quilts. Food Court, kids corner and more. 

October - December, 2019

Location: Miami, Florida

This celebration of public art promotes video, film, and performance in urban spaces every year!

October 18 - 20, 2019

Location: Niceville, Florida

Welcome to Boggy Country!  What’s our recipe for success?  Start with a savory assortment of food, including tons of tasty mullet.  Add a unique selection of handmade arts and crafts, then throw in thrilling amusement rides and games.  Top it all off with top-notch musical entertainment, and you’ve got one of the most enduring festivals in the Southeast!  It’s three days full of fun for the whole family, and you won’t want to miss a minute!

October 19 - 20, 2019

Location: Orange Park, Florida

The Town of Orange Park Fall Festival is Clay County’s oldest and largest Arts and Crafts Festival featuring 2 days of fun family activities with over 200 artists, vendors, entertainment, kids zone and great food. 

Saturday and Sunday, October 19 - 20, 2019

Location: Winter Springs Town Center, Blumberg Blvd, Winter Springs FL

ARToberFEST celebrates exceptional art, tasty German food, rockin’ entertainment, kids’ crafts and much more. This event takes a new twist on October fest and combines the German spirit with art and family activities. 

 

October 26 - 27, 2019

Location: Mount Dora, Florida

The Streets of Mount Dora fill with amazing vendors selling all kinds of unique art during this fun and artsy festival!

November 1 - 3, 2019

Location: Downtown Pensacola’s Historic Seville Square

The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is a three-day, juried art show that draws more than 200 of the nation's best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists.

November 2 - 3, 2019

Location: Lake Eola Park, Orlando, Florida

Twice a year, Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando hosts one of the state's largest art festivals. Here you will find tons of food, craft, and other types of vendors surrounding the lake once in the Spring and once in the Fall.

November 2, 2019

Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida

This is an art and dance festival celebrating Indian culture and heritage. It showcases performers and artists of all ages!

November 2 - 3, 2019

Location: Cholokka Boulevard, Micanopy, Florida

Fall festival with the true Florida small town traditions. Local artists, crafters, musicians, and lots of activities for the whole family. 

November 15 - 18, 2019

Location: Venice Airport Fairgrounds, Venice, Florida

Mark your calendars and come out for the largest gathering of eminent pavement artists creating masterpieces on pavement in chalk. 

November 16 - 17, 2019

Location: Downtown Gainesville, Florida

Come out to historic downtown Gainesville for a celebration of art and creativity, live music, performing arts and great food. 
 

November 23 - 24, 2019

Location: Deland, Florida

Voted “Best Florida Outdoor Fine Art Festival” by Florida Living, this festival is an event that shouldn't be missed by any art lovers!

November 23 - 24, 2019

Location: Tamiami Park, Miami, Florida

Celebrate the fall season and South Florida's best weather of the year with a harvest festival that's fun for the whole family!

November 28 - December 2, 2019

Location: Tampa, Florida

This festival is a celebration of Latin culture through live music and dance.

November 30 - December 1, 2019

Location: Francis Field in Uptown, St. Augustine, Florida

Outdoor art fair that is a Thanksgiving tradition attracting thousands of visitors, discerning art collectors and savvy holiday shoppers. The event helps support the Art Association programs, while animating the local arts scene and boosting the economy of the nation's oldest city.

January 11 - 12, 2020

Location: Cape Coral, Florida

This festival has been serving as the top cultural festival for Lee county since its conception in 1985. Here you can listen to music to music from all different genres and be immersed in a world of art.

January 24 - 26, 2020

Location: Riverside Park, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

This highly regarded art festival brings over 200 artists from all over the country together to showcase tons of amazing artwork. Here you will also find live music and hands on art projects to help you really get involved.

February 1 - 2, 2020

Location: Downtown Fort Myers, Florida

Head to Fort Myers for the biggest art festival in Southwest Florida! This waterfront festival offers amazing art of all kinds from artists all over the country. You'll also find great food, fun activities for the whole family, and plenty of opportunities to meet the artists.

February 1 - 2, 2020

Location: Florida Classic Park, Brooksville, Florida

This festival celebrates the Native American culture of Brooksville and across the nation! Here you will find Native American performers and vendors selling tons of authentic Native American art and hand crafted goods. 

February 8 - 9, 2020

Location: Downtown Sarasota, Florida

This festival takes over downtown Sarasota for a weekend of amazing art and culture. It is consistently ranked one of the top 100 Fine Art Shows by Sunshine Artist Magazine. It will feature amazing art by artists from all over the country!

February 15 - 16, 2020

Location: Sanibel Island, Florida

This festival brings together amazing artists from all over the country. Bid on amazing one-of-a-kind art works as you walk through the tree lined art show. All proceeds go to support the arts in the local community and beyond. 

February 29 - March 1, 2020

Location: Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, Tampa, Florida

One of the most prestigious art festivals in the country, Gasparilla brings together some of the best artists from all over the country to show their work and compete for over $70,000 of prize money.

March 7 - 8, 2020

Location: Oval Park, Lake Mary, Florida

This festival is one of Seminole County's best art events of the year, promoting arts of all kinds! It will feature tons of artists from the local area and beyond, plus live entertainment and food trucks!

March 28 - 29, 2020

Location: Frost Park, Dania Beach, Florida

Check out this event for amazing live music, a juried art show, tons of delicious seafood, and more family friendly activities to enjoy.

April 3 - 5, 2020

Location: Cascades Park, Tallahassee, Florida

This is an occasion to celebrate music and literature of all kinds. It features tons of writers and musicians and explores how the two disciplines can work together.

April 11 - 12, 2020

Location: Brownwood Paddock Square, The Villages, Florida

One of the best annual traditions of the area, this festival gives locals and visitors the chance to meet artists from all over the nation and purchase their art work.

April 18 - 19, 2020

Location: Lakeridge Winery, Clermont, Florida

Listen to amazing blues music while you taste the delicious wine and cheese this area has to offer!

April 30 - May 3, 2020

Location: Downtown West Palm Beach, Florida

The largest 5 day waterfront music & art festival in Florida, with 3 stages that span across the West Palm Beach waterfront featuring 50 bands, arts and crafts, and great food.