We are in search of the 2016 Las Olas Poster Artist! The poster contest winner will receive a free booth at THREE shows: the 2016 January Las Olas Art Fair, the 2016 April Las Olas Art Fair and the 2016 October Las Olas Art Fair. The winner receives a HUGE amount of PR exposure as the artwork will appear in all print advertisements, plus the artist gets 100 free copies of the [...]

Before we talk about this weekend, we want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making last weekend’s Marco Island Festival of the Arts such a rousing success! We received so much feedback about the show, and it was unanimously a huge hit. We’re excited to go back and we’re glad you’re excited to return also. We just posted an album with photos on our Facebook page. [...]

It’s almost here!!! This week’s debut show in beautiful Marco Island is one of the spring festivals we’ve been looking forward to the most and man, are we excited to share news of it with the world! Our team has done a great job of spreading the news throughout social media and the Internet, but we need your help too! Be sure to share our Facebook posts about this show [...]

Are you following Howard Alan Events on Facebook? If you’re not, you are missing out on some great stuff! From posts about our shows and the people involved in them to inspirational quotes and fun, adorable pics, we do our best to keep the content in our Facebook, blog, and other social media communities fresh and interesting. Do you have any suggestions? Don’t be shy! Email us at info@artfestival.com and [...]

Hyde Park Village is one of our favorite places on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Located near the shores of Hillsborough Bay, Hyde Park Village boasts beautiful shops, delectable restaurants and entertainment for the whole family. This weekend, Saturday and Sunday, March 22-23 from 10-5, Howard Alan Events presents another first-rate art festival featuring some of the most talented artists in the country as well as entertainment, food and fun for the [...]

This weekend American Craft Endeavors, together with its sister division, Howard Alan Events, brings you hundreds of talented crafters, painters, sculptors, textile artists, jewelry makers, potters, photographers and much more for an incredible show that has become a staple of the Coral Springs community. The 10th Annual Coral Springs Festival of the Arts is happening this Saturday and Sunday from 10-5 at The Walk in Coral Springs, where you and [...]

  This weekend is one of those weekends we love here at Howard Alan Events. Not only are we putting on one exciting outdoor juried art festival, we’re putting on two incredible shows. That means two opportunities this weekend for artists, crafters and patrons to meet each other and experience the unifying power of art together. What’s even more exciting for us is that we get to share one of [...]

If you play golf, you already know that your putter is one of the most important, if not THE most important, tool in your collection. While your putter type depends on what you’re trying to accomplish in your game, the putter head can be custom made to be a unique representation of you as a golfer. Enter David Fernandez, innovative clay artist and our featured artist for this weekend’s Art [...]

How do you make the perfect custom golf putter? Only someone like celebrated artist and inventor of the Precision Putter, David Fernandez, would know. In our first of a four-day blog series, we’re sharing with you how our Featured Artist for the Art Fest by the Sea in Jupiter/Juno Beach creates his one-of-a-kind custom golf putters from clay. As an avid golfer and an artist of 40 years, David Fernandez [...]

Before we tell you about the exciting things going on this weekend, we have great news: WE HAVE REACHED 2,000 FOLLOWERS ON INSTAGRAM! Thank you so much to you, our Instagram Street Team, for being a part of this journey with us. We certainly could not have done it without YOU! Keep sharing your photos from our art festivals and using the festival tags so we can follow your experience [...]

We’re fast approaching March — can you believe it??? We really hit the ground running this year with absolutely spectacular shows that have truly reinforced why Howard Alan Events is one of the premier art festival producers in the U.S. The best part? THIS IS ONLY THE BEGINNING! Up next, we’re heading to beautiful Stuart, Florida for the 24th Annual Downtown Stuart Art Festival, where we will gather with over [...]

Valentine’s Day Instagram! Get ready for the Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts! We’re excited to see you there this Valentine’s weekend and we’d love for you to show off your sweetie at the art festival! You’ll be able to find everything from gorgeous framed artwork to amazing jewelry and just about everything in between — in other words, the perfect gifts for your beloved this Valentine’s season. You’ll also [...]

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day yet? Forget all the talk about it being a “Hallmark” holiday. At Howard Alan Events, we’re in the mood for love, and we’re sharing the love with you at the 8th Annual Coconut Point Art Festival, where patrons will have a chance to enter not one, but TWO Featured Artist Giveaways in honor of the loveliest holiday there is. Intrepid by Werner Holzbaur First, [...]

Howard Alan Events prides itself in showcasing only the very best talent in the U.S. at our outdoor, juried art gallery shows, this weekend’s Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts will certainly be no exception. We have over 100 artists, sculptors, painters, jewelry designers, potters and more just ready to share their excellent pieces of original art. And believe us when we say that there is something for everyone: If [...]

We’re heading to St. Armands Circle in Sarasota this weekend for the 11th Annual St. Armand Art Festival, friends, and we’re looking forward to seeing you all there. We have another great show planned for you, and an awesome Featured Art Giveaway featuring the art of talented painter Jennifer Ardolino, who is giving away her gorgeous piece, “Circles.” Be sure to stop by booth #89 this weekend and enter the [...]

We told you we’d be starting 2014 with a bang! I mean, can you even keep up? So far, we’ve had some pretty amazing shows — First, Las Olas, then a double-feature weekend with the Downtown Dunedin Art Festival AND the 27th Annual Boca Fest, and we still have the 25th Anniversary Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts this weekend and the 11th Annual St. Armands Circle Art Festival [...]

  This weekend, Howard Alan Events is proud to be hosting TWO shows, one in each Florida coast! Whether you join us in Boca Raton for the top-rated fine arts festival in the area, or you join us in the west coast for the Downtown Dunedin Art Festival, this weekend is guaranteed to be a great time for art-loving families all over Florida! 27th Annual Boca Fest Boca Raton has [...]

Being a working artist in itself is a huge gift these days, but doing art for over 50 years must bring a lifetime of immeasurable joy. That’s the kind of joy that Sharon Kusha, Impressionist painter, mixed media abstract artist, gets to experience today. From a very young age, Sharon knew she’d be an artist and now, decades later, this veteran of the visual arts is sharing her extraordinary talents [...]

  We hope you are having a great holiday season and we are excited to see you all at the 3rd Annual Coconut Point New Years Art Festival in Estero, Florida. Are you as psyched as we are? We hope so! As we get ready to say goodbye to 2013 and welcome a new year into the fold, we’ve heard from many of you about how difficult sales have been [...]

Happy Thanksgiving week, everyone! Coming out of the rousing success of this weekend’s debut show in Lake Worth, we’re heading to nearby Delray Beach for the 14th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Art Festival. It’s the perfect way to cap off a weekend of family time, relaxation and fun, and we are certainly thankful for that! But this isn’t just for grownups. With beautiful surroundings, great vendors,  and a [...]

After three decades or so of producing quality fine arts and craft shows, the excitement of a debut show never gets old. Don’t know what we mean? Come feel the excitement for yourselves this weekend at our newest show, the Lake Worth Beach ArtFest. Taking place on Ocean Boulevard and Lake Avenue, the Lake Worth Beach ArtFest promises to be a weekend of relaxation, creativity and fun! Like our other [...]

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? You’re cutting it pretty close! Well, whether you’re in the Jacksonville area already or you’re looking for an excuse to shop somewhere other than a stressful, crowded, indoor mall, head on over to the next great Howard Alan Event and celebrate with us the San Marco Art Festival! San Marco’s Second Year San Marco is a culturally rich neighborhood with great shops and [...]

We’ve been talking about it for a couple of  weeks now, but now that it’s almost here, we can’t contain our excitement for this weekend’s festival! The St. Armands Art Festival this weekend will prove to be one of the most fun in recent memory, thanks to our friends at CircuSoul Yoga. Three different instructors from the Sarasota yoga studio will be offering free sessions around 11am, 1pm, and 4pm at [...]

  Well, friends, the month of November is upon us and with it a slew of excellent shows to kick start your holidays! From Downtown Venice to St. Armands Circle, you are definitely in for a treat these next couple of weeks. Downtown Venice Art Festival is This Weekend! If you have yet to experience the charm of Downtown Venice, this weekend is the perfect time to do it. After [...]

    As you were probably able to tell a couple of weeks ago during our visit to Delray Beach, we just love our friends in this vivacious town. That’s why we were so excited to announce that the Delray Marketplace Art & Craft Show in West Delray is making its debut this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. As the end of October approaches and [...]

We simply can’t believe that October is almost gone – it seems like only yesterday we were celebrating its arrival! But what better way to say goodbye to an amazing October than to celebrate artists and their unique talents at the Hyde Park Village Art Fair? Well, get ready because this Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., you can celebrate the departure of one of our favorite months with [...]

The 26th Annual Las Olas Art Fair is happening this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20,  and we at Howard Alan Events could not be more thrilled to be returning to one of our favorite South Florida spots for what is sure to be a weekend of family, creativity and fun. What’s more, as our Breast Cancer Awareness Month focus continues, many of our wonderful artists have created one-of-a-kind, lovely pieces [...]

Join us from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday for the 11th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival, where you’ll see the work of over 200 participating artists . We’ve arrived in Alexandria and everything is almost ready! We want to remind you of a few things: 1) Each show, Howard Alan Events gives patrons an opportunity to take home a piece from a [...]

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At Howard Alan Events, one of the things we love most is sharing the talents of some of the most exquisite artists in the country with everyone we meet. This weekend will be no exception, and we are proud and excited to introduce you to our Shadyside featured artist, breathtaking painter Julie Keaten- Reed. Field of Dreams One of the aspects about growing up in rural Wyoming that struck Julie [...]

We’re heading straight into another wonderful Colorado art festival, this one in Downtown Frisco. Our featured artist for the Main Street to the Rockies Art Festival has been a staple of our community for many years, and we are proud to be introducing you to her. Meet copper sculptor and artist Debbie Flowers. It only took an email exchange with Debbie Flowers to learn three  major things about her. 1. [...]

Siesta Fiesta, a highly anticipated annual tradition in this popular arts destination, celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. This outdoor juried event will feature 250 of the nation’s leading artists and crafters as well as superior local and regional talent. The artists will line Ocean Boulevard with their professional display booths while the crafters will display their unique and affordable crafts throughout Siesta Key Village for a sidewalk craft fair. [...]

San Marco Boulevard will once again be transformed into an outdoor art gallery showcasing the work of leading local, regional and national artists this weekend on April 6 – 7, 2013. Come and enjoy paintings, life size sculptures, photography, glass, wood, jewelry, collage and ceramics. All of the artwork is original and handmade in America, with prices ranging from $25 hand-designed earrings to $30,000 metal sculptures. This two-day juried event [...]

ENTER TO WIN a weekend getaway at the 25th Anniversary Downtown Venice Art Festival    November 3rd & 4th, 2012    The lucky winner will receive: 2 night stay at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Venice- Friday and Saturday, November 2nd & 3rd, 2012.  Includes complimentary breakfast and on-site parking $75.00 Gift Certificate to Cafe Venice Restaurant & Wine Bar $25.00 Gift Certificate to Sharky’s on the Pier 4 Single [...]

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 Howard Alan Events is proud to be hosting the Las Olas Art Fair for the 25th year! This art fair is ranked as one of the top 100 art festivals in the nation and continues to be one of the most anticipated art events in the area. For show information, please visit www.artfestival.com To help celebrate this great show, Howard Alan Events presents: FORT LAUDERDALE’S 2012 OCTOBER LAS OLAS ART FAIR [...]

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Alexandria King Street Art Festival, we here at Howard Alan Events are presenting not one, but TWO, giveaways to mark this milestone! Giveaway #1: Online Artist Giveaway Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Alexandria King Street Art Festival The first giveaway is an online giveaway of artwork by veteran artists who will be participating in the show. You can enter to win [...]

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Holiday Inn Summit County in Frisco, CO is Giving Three Lucky Artists A Free Two Night Stay During Selected Howard Alan Event Shows! Winners will receive a two night stay!!!   The Holiday Inn Summit County is surrounded by world class skiing, snowmobile tours, and sleigh rides. Only one mile to Frisco’s historic Main Street, where our Downtown Frisco Art Festivals will be held, there are fabulous restaurants, shops and [...]

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Come and visit Jennifer Ardolino at the 23rd Annual Hyde Park Village Art Fair in Tampa March 24th and 25th and the 2nd Annual CityPlace Art Fair in West Palm Beach, Florida March 31st and April 1st. Facebook Giveaway A Colorful Tropical Abstract” – Fine Art Limited Edition Giclee Print of an Original Watercolor Painting by: Jennifer Ardolino. Hand Printed Signed and Numbered by the Artist on the finest archival [...]

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Enter to win this beautiful custom handpainted Necklace and Earring set!  Click on the photo to enter. Howard Alan Events is offering a Valentine’s Day Giveaway!  The day that celebrates love is around the corner so whether you win this gift for that special someone or even yourself enter  today.  The jewelry is designed by Kelly and Jon Allen of Statements Jewelry, they design and hand paint beautiful works of [...]

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