SOURCE: American Craft Endeavors

American Craft Endeavors

May 14, 2014 09:59 ET

Sarasota Welcomes Back Another Top Notch Juried Craft Fair

SARASOTA, FL--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) -

WHAT: 11th Annual Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival

WHEN: May 17 - 18, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

WHERE: Main Street in downtown Sarasota - The show spans Main Street from Lemon Avenue to Selby Five Points Park. Navigational Address: 1306 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236

WHY: To Support the Arts, the Downtown Sarasota Alliance and the Local Community

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public


Sarasota welcomes back the finest crafters in the country when its spring craft festival returns May 17 - 18, 2014. This popular craft fair showcases a wide variety of original handcrafted art and affordable gift items. A Green Market will feature exotic live plants, savory dips, gourmet sauces, freshly popped kettle corn, and much more. Admission is free and open to the public.

Additional information about the festival:

  • Juried outdoor craft showcase
  • Original crafts - Handmade in America
  • Unique and affordable gift items
  • 100 artists & crafters from 30 different states
  • Prices set to suit all budgets -- ranging from as little as $3 to $3,000
  • Green Market offering exotic plants and orchids, body products and gourmet spices, jams, dips, spreads and kettle corn
  • Variety of craft 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 and stained glass
  • The Downtown Sarasota Alliance hosts this popular event produced by American Craft Endeavors

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 Lauderdale by the Sea Craft Festival (Fort Lauderdale, FL), the Holiday Craft Festival on the Ocean (Jupiter/Juno Beach, FL), the Downtown Stuart Craft Fairs (Stuart, FL), the Siesta Fiesta Craft Festival (Sarasota, FL) and the Downtown Sarasota Craft Festivals (Sarasota, FL) among others. The group's founders personally select unique, culture 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.

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