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 [...]

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 [...]

We loved one of our favorite summer shows so much that we decided to do it all over again this weekend! That’s right! We’ll be in beautiful Lyndhurst, east of Cleveland, at the Legacy Village for Art in the Village: The Fall Art Festival this weekend. Join us as you experience original pieces by some of the country’s finest artists in a friendly, open and beautiful outdoor environment. Whether you’re [...]

With fall fast approaching, there is no doubt that folks will be flocking to their local art and craft festivals in search of seasonal treasures for their homes and their families. This Saturday and Sunday, residents of the beautiful town of Punta Gorda will have a chance to head on to Sullivan Street for a weekend of the finest crafts, art pieces and much more at the 16th Annual Punta [...]

You’ve just spent a wonderful day checking out over $15 million of fine art pieces by local and national artists at the Alexandria King Street Art Festival. You’ve enjoyed learning about different types of art, stocked up on fall decorations for your home and got an early start on your holiday shopping with some beautiful art pieces. Now you’re ready for some evening fun. What can you do? What to [...]

The 5th Annual Downtown Venice Labor Day Weekend Craft Festival is descending on the sleepy little town of Venice in South Florida on Aug. 31- Sept. 1. The best crafters in the nation have been selected by American Craft Endeavors to share their work in this unique outdoor event featuring craft pieces of all types. Whether you’re looking for jewelry or pottery, sculptures or metal pieces, there is bound to [...]

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 [...]

Just under the shade of Pittsburgh, Pa., is a community of historic homes, quaint boutiques and friendly folks who love the laid back life. Perhaps it’s this ambiance that has made Shadyside the perfect place to gather the best artists in the U.S. and share their talents with the world. With Shadyside … The Art Festival on Walnut Street, Howard Alan Events has been introducing  the country’s most gifted artists, [...]

Colorado’s small town of Frisco, home to just over 3,000 residents, can hardly be considered a sleepy town, as it is located near the most popular ski resorts in the Rocky Mountain area. Described as the “Main Street of the Rockies,” Frisco serves as a breathtaking tourist spot, not just for those who enjoy skiing, but also for those who enjoy beautiful parks, quaint shops, delicious local fare and an [...]

This weekend’s Beaver Creek Art Festival, taking place in Colorado’s beautiful Beaver Creek Village, is expected to be a huge hit. There is no doubt that our event’s featured artist will be partly responsible for that success. Join us as you get to know Karen Heuton. Home in a Painting There is something quite familiar about the work of artist Karen Heuton. Describing herself as a referential contemporary with a [...]

Don’t let the size of Beaver Creek Village fool you — this little corner of the world, nestled deep in Eagle County, Colorado, is a major ski resort near the Rockies. We love this town as much for its picturesque surroundings as we do for the friendliness of its people and its happening daily life. Just south of the town of Avon, a popular Colorado destination, Beaver Creek Village is [...]

To say that the city of Grand Haven, Michigan, is beautiful and welcoming is an understatement. With its quaint streets, picture-perfect scenery, and as home to what Travel & Leisure magazine called one of the best secret beaches in the world, Grand Haven is the ideal place for artistic energy and excitement to build up. That is exactly what is happening June 29-30 on Washington Avenue in picturesque Downtown Grand [...]

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. [...]

What could be better than spending a warm, sunny day strolling down beautiful St. Pete Beaches? Spending a day of fun-filled, family-friendly craft shopping at the 10th Annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival! Experience the fun and beauty of Downtown St. Pete Beach as you enjoy the work of some of the country’s best craft artists this weekend, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, near the corner [...]

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 [...]

Coral Springs’ annual art extravaganza returns this spring March 16 – 17, 2013.  The Coral Springs Festival of the Arts is a celebration of the arts and culture and will once again transform The Walk on University Drive into a first class outdoor art gallery.  Hosted by the Coral Springs Festival Committee, Inc. and the city of Coral Springs and produced by the country’s top festival promoter, Howard Alan Events, [...]

Key Biscayne’s premier art event returns March 16 – 17, 2013 to usher in the spring with the bold and bright colors of a wide variety of original artwork on display and for sale.  The Key Biscayne Rotary Club Art Festival, now in its 49th year, has become an annual tradition in this popular seaside community and is produced in partnership with festival promoter Howard Alan Events and the Rotary [...]

Lauderdale by the Sea welcomes back its popular spring craft festival to its original location in downtown, just a short distance from the beach, along A1A and Commercial Boulevard. The Lauderdale by the Sea Chamber of Commerce hosts this juried two-day annual tradition held March 9 – 10, 2013.  Admission is free and open to the public. ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: * Juried outdoor craft showcase * Original crafts – Handmade [...]

Produced by Howard Alan Events and hosted by the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, Art Fest by the Sea, ranked among the top 100 art fairs in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine, returns to celebrate 25 fabulous years on March 9 – 10, 2013.  The juried outdoor art show, popular among locals and tourists alike, features the work of 300 leading artists from around the country.  The [...]

25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF POPULAR LAS OLAS ART FAIR CONTINUES MARCH 2 & 3, 2013 Howard Alan Event’s Final Show of the Season in Fort Lauderdale’s Premier Arts Destination Eclectic Mix of Original Art  – Free Giveaway of Original Handcrafted Sculpture – Commemorative Annivesary Poster – Live Music We have brought the finest artists in the country to Las Olas for the past 25 years and created a signature art [...]

Martin County’s Premier Juried Art Fair Featuring 250 National & Local Artists – Eclectic Mix of Original Art – Unique Handcrafted Gift Items Martin County’s premier art festival returns to historic downtown Stuart February 23 – 24, 2013 with a myriad of original and eclectic works of art by leading artists from around the country.  The bold and vibrant colors, the thoughtful and whimsical artwork, the vast array of media [...]

–Consistently ranked among the top 100 fine art shows in the country– WHAT:  25th Annual Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts WHEN:  February 16 – 17, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm                                                                                                                                              WHERE:  Main Street in Downtown Sarasota – Navigational address: 1592 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236 WHY:  To Support the Arts, the Downtown Sarasota Alliance and the Local Economy ADMISSION:  Free and open to the public WEBSITE:  [...]

Downtown Delray Beach welcomes back it’s signature Thanksgiving Weekend art festival with a wide variety of handmade art, featuring 200 of the finest artists in the country as well as top local and regional talent. This event traditionally held in Pineapple Grove will now take place along NE & SE 4th Avenue, one block north and south of Atlantic Avenue.  The artistic media represented include paintings, life size sculptures, photography, [...]

Leading Local & National Artists – Eclectic Mix of Original Art   You are cordially invited to the streets of San Marco to attend the free art festival taking place this weekend, November 17th & 18th, 2012. San Marco Boulevard will come alive with beauty in many forms through fine artwork paintings, sculptures, photography, glass, wood, jewelry, collages and mixed media.  We invite you to come help support the arts [...]

Sarasota welcomes back its signature fall art festival November 10 – 11, 2012. Consistently ranked among the top 100 outdoor-juried art events in the country, St. Armands Art Festival features more than 200 of the nation’s leading artists as well as top local and regional talent. Admission is free and open to the public. A vast array of original handmade art, priced to suit all budgets, will be on display [...]

We’re thrilled to announce that the Lauderdale by the Sea Craft Festival will be returning for the 14th year this weekend to its original location in downtown along A1A and Commercial Boulevard.  This juried two-day event hosted by the Lauderdale by the Sea Chamber of Commerce is also being held on its original weekend, October 27th & 28th.  Admission is free and open to the public. More than 100 crafters [...]

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The first major outdoor art festival of this season hits the streets of Hyde Park Village this weekend, October 27th & 28th, with a blast of pink!  Howard Alan Events has partnered with the signature breast cancer division for the American Cancer Society, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Along with many of the merchants and exhibiting artists displaying special pink handcrafted [...]

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This weekend, October 20th & 21st Las Olas Boulevard in Downtown Fort Lauderdale will be lined with over 200 national artists and fine crafters. This top ranked art festival is the first major fall outdoor art event. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the show! Along with the artists and crafters, be sure to check out the extras below! On site Giveaway Register to win this commemorative sculpture during [...]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month The 18th Annual Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival October 20th & 21st The Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival will take place October 20th & 21st, Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. The show is set up on Main Street and features over 100 national crafters. In addition to this wonderful annual craft fair, exhibitors are raising breast cancer awareness. Festival visitors are encouraged to join crafters in wearing [...]

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WE NEED YOUR VOTES! The Miami Herald chose one of our Instagram photos as South Florida’s Best Block Photo! This is a people’s choice award that is done online through the newspaper. They chose our photo from the Las Olas Art Festival as one of their submissions, and we need your vote to win! We’re asking all of artists, crafters and loyal patrons to ‘Like’ our photo on Instagram. Please [...]

For as far back as we can remember, art fairs and festivals have widely attended across the country by artists and the like.  An art festival is a celebration of both art and artists, and is often used to promote art among the masses. Typically held in an aesthetic setting, such as a waterfront park or a bustling downtown street, an art festival typically features displays of artwork by several artists.  Since most all art festivals are open [...]

 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 [...]

While you are strolling the 10th Anniversary Alexandria King Street Art Festival this weekend (September 8th & 9th, 2012) be sure to stop by King & Royal and visit Passport Auto. Passport Auto will be presenting Nissan, BMW, Infiniti, Mini, and Toyota on site. This selection of model lineups is the perfect opportunity for visitors to experience the new and exceptional features of each make. The Alexandria King Street Art [...]

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As the final installment of our recognition of American artists, we have the pleasure of featuring an artist who has overcome multiple physical challenges, AJ Brockman. AJ Brockman is a digital artist who has SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy), a progressive neuromuscular disease, and has been wheelchair-bound since age 2. He began painting with acrylics as a child and  developed his own impressionistic style. He fully realized art was his passion, [...]

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A visit to the Shadyside Art Festival on Walnut Street August 25 -26, 2012, isn’t complete without a stop at the Ford display. You can get up close and personal for the first time with the all-new 2013 Escape that gets 33MPG. It’s also your opportunity to join in on the fun and win prizes with our virtual soccer “Penalty Kick Challenge” which showcases the Escape’s hands free lift gate.  [...]

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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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In continuation of our recognition of American artists we have the pleasure of featuring a veteran of our art festivals April Davis. She resides and works in Jupiter FL, finding artistic inspiration in the surrounding natural environment. Throughout her 30-year career she has created paintings with her unique perspective concentrating on panoramic landscapes and large scale works. April is presently exhibiting her work in her new studio/gallery in Jupiter, FL [...]

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Please join us! Saturday, August 18, 2012 10am to 7pm Sunday, August 19th, 2012 10am to 5pm   Baltimore’s Inner Harbor provides locals and visitors alike the ability to enjoy the city and the surrounding neighborhoods that offer a variety of fine dining, cultural experiences and exciting nightlife.  From breath-taking panoramic views of the skyline to the up-close and personal experiences of street performances at the waterfront, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor [...]

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There are many great American artists that we are fortunate to have contact with throughout the planning of the many art festivals and craft festivals that we organize here at Howard Alan Events. In recognition of American Artist Appreciation this month, we’ve decided to highlight some of the artists that inspire us with their dedication to their craft.  Today we feature Marcus Thomas. Marcus Thomas is a quadriplegic watercolor artist who [...]

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Saturday and Sunday August 11th and 12th, 2012 10am-5pm   Nestled in the magnificent area near the Rocky Mountains, Frisco offers visitors the authentic Colorado experience. Playing host to many signature events, and community gatherings, Frisco truly is the Main Street of the Rockies. The town of Frisco offers great dining, vacation rentals, hotels, restaurants, attractions and scenic places to visit in the mountains. Please join us for the 6th Annual [...]

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Saturday and Sunday August 3rd and 4th, 2012 10am-5pm     A private resort village, with picturesque views of rock and sky, Beaver Creek is a modern, custom-designed resort with the cozy, unhurried feel of an Alpine village. Winning awards and accolades regularly for its food, wine, service, lodging, safety standards and environmental efforts, Beaver Creek is an oasis unlike any other of it’s kind. For two and a half [...]

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Saturday and Sunday July 28th & 29th 10:00am to 5:00pm   Previously held in Wagner Park, the festival has moved to Monarch Street in between Durant Ave and Main St. Showcasing an all-star line-up of the nation’s finest artists, the Downtown Aspen Art Festival will provide you an exclusive opportunity to experience a broad range of phenomenal creations ranging from life-size sculptures, photography, glass, paintings, ceramics, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and mixed media. [...]

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Please join us this weekend in Park City! Saturday and Sunday July 21st & 22nd, 2012 10am-5pm A town rich in culture, we are pleased to return to Park City for the 3rd Annual Park City Art Festival at Redstone.  Meet more than 100 of the nation’s most talented artists showcasing life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewelry, photography, ceramics and much more at this admission-free community festival.  Festival patrons and [...]

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Join us this weekend for a 3 day spectacular festival! Friday and Saturday- July 6th & 7th, 2012- 10am-6pm Sunday- July 8th, 2012- 10am-5pm It’s been just over 20 years since the inception of the Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival, and this venerable event continues to highlight the talents of hundreds of artists, while also providing Chicago with one of it’s more enjoyable summer traditions. Original artwork will [...]

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Please join us in Grand Haven this weekend! June 23rd & 24th, 2012 Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm Free Admission The quaint streets of Downtown Grand Haven, Michigan come alive with more than 100 fine artists and crafters alike during this annual summer tradition. Adjecent to Lake Michigan, and a stone’s throw from Chicago, Grand Haven is an artistically inclined community that looks forward to this annual festival every year. This [...]

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