SOURCE: Howard Alan Events

Howard Alan Events

March 29, 2012 14:04 ET

Premier Art Event Returns to Siesta Key April 14th & 15th

Howard Alan Event's Siesta Fiesta Features an Abundance of Talent & Wide Array of Original Art

SARASOTA, FL--(Marketwire - Mar 29, 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.

WHAT: 34th Annual Siesta Fiesta

WHEN: April 14 & 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

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

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public


CONTACT INFORMATION: or 561-746-6615

"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."


  • 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

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