Stop by the 19th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival and meet some of the newest artists and crafters on the scene! Enjoy original crafts, unique gift items, functional art, decorative art and explore the Green Market over Memorial Day Weekend. Take advantage of the Free admission on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29th with easy access parking. The Rickie Report shares the details and focuses on the intricate handmade jewelry of Holly Merton and the sensual bath accessories of Eyra Caldera.
Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival
May 28 – 29, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Delray Beach Tennis Center in Downtown Delray Beach
Atlantic Avenue & SW 3rd Avenue
201 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444
To Support the Arts, the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority and the Local Economy
Free and open to the public
The 19th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival returns to the Delray Beach Tennis Center Memorial Day Weekend, May 28 – 29, 2016. An eclectic array of unique works of art and handmade crafts will be on display and for sale as well as affordable gift items priced to suit all budgets. The 150 nationally recognized artists and crafters showcased during the event welcome the opportunity to discuss their work and artistic techniques. A Green Market will offer exotic plants and orchids, body products, gourmet spices, jams, dips, spreads and much more. Admission is free and open to the public.
- Juried outdoor craft showcase
- Original crafts
- Handmade in America
- Unique and affordable gift items
- 150 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
- Green Market offering a wide variety of quality plants, dips and gourmet items
- Variety of craft media including: folk art, pottery, personalized gifts, handmade clothing, basket weaving, beaded utensils, candles, cork assemblage, fabric design, fiber quilts, fused glass, hair accessories, handbags & accessories, handmade cards, leather, mosaic, wood, painted wood, plaster craft and stained glass
“Handcrafted natural soaps are one way of protecting our self from harsh chemicals that contaminate our bodies and our precious environment not because of their handcrafted nature but because of the carefully selected natural and bio degradable ingredients ……our product’s superiority comes from small batch production which enables us small cottage producers control the quality of our products with our own hands and eyes.”
Holly Merton’s jewelry designs speak volumes about her artistry and patience. You can see by these few examples of her work, that Holly’s expertise with wire wrapping, viking weave and finding just the right stone for the best possible setting is held in high regard.
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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 19th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival and other American Craft Endeavors craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615