34th Annual Siesta Fiesta, Sarasota Florida



Siesta Fiesta Features An Abundance of Talent & Wide Array of Original Art

WHAT:  34th Annual Siesta Fiesta

WHEN:  April14 & 15, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

WHERE:   Ocean Boulevard & Beach Road in Siesta Key Village, Siesta Key (Sarasota)   Navigational Address:  5124 Ocean Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34242

WH Y:    To Support the Arts, the Siesta Key Association and the Local Community

ADMISSION:  Free and open to the public

WEBSITE:  www.artfestival.com

CONTACT INFORMATION:  info@artfestival.com or 561-746-6615

  • Juried outdoor art showcase
  • Original Art – Handmade in America
  • 250 artists from 30 different states
  • Prices set to suit all budgets – ranging from as little as $25 to $30,000
  • Artists hand-selected by independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants
  • All artists on site for duration of festival
  • Green Market featuring exotic plants and orchids, body products and gourmet spices, jams and spreads
  • Vast array of artistic media:
    • Paintings
    • Life Size Sculptures
    • Photography
    • Ceramics
    • Glass
    • Wood
    • Handmade jewelry
    • Collage
    • Mixed Media

Additional Information:

Sarasota, Florida (January 16, 2012) – Siesta Key Village welcomes back 250 of the nation’s leading artists and crafters when Siesta Fiesta returns April 14 – 15. The artists will line Ocean Boulevard with their professional display booths while the crafters will display their unique and affordable crafts throughout Siesta Key Village for a sidewalk craft fair. All artists and crafters will be present for the duration of the show, available to discuss their work and inspiration.  Ocean Boulevard will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at Ocean and Canal and running through to Beach Road.   A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Siesta Key Village Association.  Admission is free and open to the public.

“We are thrilled to return to Siesta Key with one of our most popular shows,” says festival promoter Howard Alan.  “We feature the work of more than 150 artists and crafters from 30 different states, ensuring a truly eclectic mix of the finest original art and unique handmade crafts that will appeal to a variety of tastes and budgets.”


List of participating artists and crafters.  Check out the event on Facebook.





About Howard Alan Events

For nearly three decades, Howard Alan and American Craft Endeavors have allowed more than 10,000 artists to exhibit their original work to millions across The United States. When our company began, our art and craft shows showcased a handful of exhibitors. Today, a typical Howard Alan or American Craft Endeavors event features 100-300 talented artists and fine crafters. No matter where you are, you are sure to find one of our stellar events nearby. Our shows take us to destinations like Aspen, Chicago, Alexandria, Vail, and Fort Lauderdale…just to name a few! Our great outdoor venues, fantastic crafters, and talented artists allow us to consistently be ranked among the top art and craft shows in the country. Visit a show and see for yourself why we are the very best!

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