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!

October 30 - 31, 2021

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 5-7, 2021

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 6 - 7, 2021

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 20 - 21, 2021

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!

January 8-9, 2022

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.

Winter mini-fest: January 13-23, 2022

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!

January 14-16, 2022

Location: Miami Beach, Florida

Celebrate the artistic style of art deco in one of the most art deco places in the world. This festival features over 85 individual events within three action packed days. This cultural festival certainly has something everyone can enjoy!

January 28 - 30, 2022

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.

January 28 - 30, 2022

Location: Eatonville, Florida

Celebrated Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neale Hurston was born in 1891 in Eatonville, Florida. Since 1990, her hometown has been holding this arts festival in her honor. It celebrates arts of all kind and its effect on the town of Eatonville.

February 4-6, 2022

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 5 - 6, 2022

Location: Mount Dora

A popular Florida Arts Festival in a quaint Florida town. 

February 19 – 20, 2022

Location: Gardens North County District Park, Palm Beach Gardens

ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival has grown from a small, local art show to a nationally recognized fine arts festival attracting tens of thousands of art lovers and collectors. 

February 19 - 21, 2022

Location: Coconut Grove, Miami

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The Coconut Grove Arts Festival® is a three-day outdoor art festival focusing on one thing: world-class art. There is something for everyone with culinary displays, live performances, and family areas to keep your team busy while you peruse all the art! 

February 19 - 20, 2022

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 19 – 20, 2022

Location: Cambier Park and along 8th Street South, one block from downtown Naples’ premier shopping and dining district.

The Naples National Art Show is counted by the local community as among its premiere, must–see events, thanks to the high quality of art, the engaging personalities of the artists and the festive atmosphere. 

February 19 - 20, 2022

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 19 - 20, 2022

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.

March 5 - 6, 2022

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 prize money.

March 5 - 6, 2022

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 18 - 20, 2022

Location: Central Park and along Park Avenue, Winter Park, Florida

One of the nations oldest outdoor art festivals, this event has been going strong since 1960. It is a juried display of some of the best artists from all around the world. Here you can enjoy the beauty of downtown Winter Park while you enjoy amazing art!

April 1 - 3, 2022

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. 

April 2 - 3, 2022

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 2 - 3, 2022

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.

April 8 - 10, 2022

Location: Downtown Delray Beach, Florida

This is the largest arts & craft festival in the Southeast United States. Stroll the palm tree lined streets of downtown while you browse an eclectic mix of arts and crafts!

April 8 - 10, 2022

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 16 - 17, 2022

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 16 - 17, 2022

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 22 - 23, 2022

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 23 - 24, 2022

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.

April 28 - May 1, 2022

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. 

April 29 - May 15, 2022

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. 

April 30 - May 1, 2022

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. 

TBD 2022

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!

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 1 - 31, 2022

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 7 - 8, 2022

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 7, 2022

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 13 - 14, 2022

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 11 - 12, 2022

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 18 - 19, 2022

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!