Art Fest Naples at Fleischmann Park
Fleischmann Park 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard, Naples, FL 34102 This is the twenty-fifth year of Art Fest Naples where artists display their original hand-crafted pieces. Locals and out-of-staters alike love visiting this festival where you can talk to the creative individuals who produce the wares for sale. A portion of the profits from this festival goes towards charities local to Naples. Located in the 15-acre Fleishmann Park, the festival takes place along the sidewalks that connect the tennis courts, playgrounds, picnic pavilion, and baseball fields. Here you’ll find photography, turned wood pieces, drawings, paintings, fiber art, ceramics, hand-crafted fine jewelry, and so much more. The artists that participate in this festival are selected by a jury of art professionals and will be eligible to win awards in a variety of categories. It’s free to attend this event, though they encourage making a small $5 donation to the organization Additional Needs, Inc. As an added benefit, the parking here is free and there’s plenty of it. To learn more about Art Fest, check out the festival website here.
Jan. 15-16, 2022
Art League of Marco Island Craft Show
Marco Island's Center for the Arts 1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island, FL 34145 Marco Island is a barrier island with plenty of resort hotels, marinas, golf courses, and beaches. Connected to the mainland by a series of bridges just south of Naples, interspersed within the island is a network of inland waterways. This is the largest of Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands and is located on the Gulf of Mexico. Often described by visitors as a truly magical spot, Marco Island has all of the ingredients for the perfect vacation. While you’re on Marco Island, you can walk the gorgeous white sand beaches, watch dolphins frolicking in the water, and let go in a casual and laidback beach atmosphere. If you’re visiting between January and March, you might just be able to catch the special art show put on by the Art League of Marco Island. The Art League of Marco Island Craft Show is located right around the corner from Marco Beach Ocean Resort. Here you’ll be able to watch free live entertainment and peruse the offerings of countless juried arts and crafts exhibitors. Whether you’re looking for clothing, paintings, photographs, or jewelry, you’ll find many incredible pieces on display at this show. To learn more about this event, check out the fair’s website.
Jan. 29-30, 2022
Feb. 26-27, 2022
Mar. 26-27, 2022