SATURDAY NOVEMBER 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The weekend before Thanksgiving
Located just outside the doors of the Florida CraftArt Gallery along Central Avenue in downtown St. Petersburg, the CraftArt Festival 2021 is a destination for tourists and local visitors to enjoy an artful Florida weekend.
More than 110 of the nation’s best contemporary fine craft artists show and sell their creations. There will be artists’ demonstrations, a children’s activity tent, food trucks, wine and craft beer.
The two-day festival kicks off the Holiday shopping season and features handmade works in ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, paper and mixed media.
SPONSORSHIPS benefit Florida CraftArt and its mission for year-round free art programming for exhibitions, education and community outreach.
INTERACTIVE FEATURES: Children’s Activity Tent, Artists’ Demo Tent
LOCATION: The crossroads of Central Avenue and 5th Street in St. Petersburg, Florida covering several city blocks in the heart of downtown
Join the Collectors’ Circle and support fine craft artists and do your holiday shopping or add to your collection! Art enthusiasts support the Annual CraftArt Festival with purchase awards and enjoy lectures, collection visits and get togethers.
Emerging Artist Program
Artists who have never had a major show or participated in an outdoor festival can apply to participate in the event as an Emerging Artist. They receive the following benefits:
- 10’ x 10’ tent, table, chairs
- Pro photography session
- Business and marketing mentoring by renowned glass artist Duncan McClellan
- 250 Postcards of artwork
- Stipend for meals
- The ultimate benefit to the artists is to be able to professionally present their work to collectors, as well as visitors, and sell their work in a premier setting.