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The Siesta Fiesta Art Festival Offers Unique Creations of Artists from Across the Nation

by Lisa Milberger Moore on March 20th, 2018
Crowds at art lovers line the sidewalks during Fiesta Key's Siesta Fiesta.
Photo by Art John Blum

Immerse yourself in a delightful array of handmade arts and crafts during this year’s Siesta Fiesta Art Festival. The annual block party is scheduled for May 4-5 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in beautiful downtown Sarasota, Florida. The Street Fair setting will be in 5 Points Park and will showcase the unique creations of artists and crafters from across the country.

Artwork collections will be extensive, lining the paths with original paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, clothing, metal works, and unique custom jewelry. Prices will range from about $15 to $3,000. There truly will be something for everyone, including a market featuring orchids and other exotic plants, gourmet spices, handmade soaps, and fresh kettle corn.

The Siesta Fiesta Art Festival will be the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind treasures, and have a great time too!

Contact: For more information, you can reach out to the organizers at (561) 746-6615 (phone) or (561) 746-6528 (fax).

Spend a Day … or Two

Tropical painting by Ingrid Barrientos displayed at Siesta Fiesta on Siesta Key
Painting by Ingrid Barrientos

With such an eclectic blend of activities in this beautiful outdoor venue, it’s hard to see everything in one day. So, make it a two-day affair strolling amid huge hardwoods and balmy breezes in search of artistic treasures and one-of-a-kind creations. Bring your appetite for breakfast, lunch, and snacking. Food vendors will be offering an intriguing assortment of tasty treats. And don’t forget there will be live music to love, inviting you to move and dance to your favorites. Hold onto your sweetheart or just bounce to the beat to make this event one of your year’s best.

Getting to the Fun

Admission to the Siesta Fiesta is free, so bring all your family and friends! The weather this time of year is perfect for outdoor activities, so plan on enjoying the sunshine and ocean air. For more information about the festival, click here.

Add to the Fun With Local Flavor

At the end of the day, the party doesn’t have to stop. Head to local restaurants and bars hosting special events to keep the celebration going. The venues are sure to make this weekend getaway one to remember!

Where To Stay While You’re in Town for Siesta Fiesta

Reserve your spot at the beach for the popular Siesta Fiesta while there are still plenty of accommodations available! Check out our listings of condos, beach houses, and hotels in the area at Siesta Key Vacation Rentals, Sarasota Vacation Rentals, and Anna Maria Island Vacation Rentals. Many of our listings can be booked online, and we never charge a service fee!

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