American Craft Endeavors and Howard Alan Events Presents the 9th Annual Downtown Sarasota Craft Fair May 19th and 20th

Top Quote Join Us for a unique shopping experience on Main Street in Downtown Sarasota. A fine Juried Craft Fair with over 100 crafters will be displaying their made in American items. End Quote
  • Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL (1888PressRelease) May 16, 2012 - SARASOTA WELCOMES BACK ANOTHER TOP NOTCH JURIED CRAFT FAIR

    WHAT: 9th Annual Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival

    WHEN: May 19 - 20, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    WHERE: Main Street in downtown Sarasota - The show spans Main Street from Lemon Avenue to 5 points Park. Navigational Address: 1592 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

    WEBSITE: www.artfestival.com

    CONTACT INFORMATION: info ( @ ) artfestival dot com or 813-962-0388

    ABOUT THE FESTIVAL:

    Juried outdoor craft showcase
    Original crafts - Handmade in America
    Unique and affordable gift items
    100 crafters from 30 different states
    Prices set to suit all budgets - ranging from as little as $3 to $3,000
    Crafters hand-selected from hundreds of applicants
    All crafters on site for duration of festival
    Vast array of craft media:
    o Folk art
    o Pottery
    o Handmade jewelry
    o Paintings
    o Personalized gifts
    o Handmade clothing
    o Scented soaps
    o Body products and much more
    Green Market featuring exotic plants, gourmet dips and spices and kettle corn.
    A portion of the proceeds benefits the Downtown Sarasota Alliance.

    For interviews with participating artists and images of their work, please contact AnaBelle Dweck at anabelle ( @ ) artfestival dot com dot

    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.

    For additional information on the 9th Annual Downtown Sarasota Art & Craft Festival and other American Craft Endeavors craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615 or 813-962-0388.

    Media Notes:
    Festival promoter Howard Alan and participating crafters are available for interviews prior to the festival.

    Photos of craft festivals, participating crafters and images of artwork are available upon request.
    Please submit requests to AnaBelle Dweck at anabelle ( @ ) artfestival dot com or 954-592-8500.

    Media Contact: AnaBelle Dweck
    Publicist
    954-592-8500
    anabelle ( @ ) artfestival dot com
    www.artfestival.com

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