The Fine Arts Festival Returns to Manatee County

The 19th annual Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County will take place on the Bradenton Riverwalk on February 22nd and 23rd.

Whether you’re passionate about art or are just looking for something fun to do, you’ll want to head over to the Bradenton Riverwalk next weekend for the 19th annual Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County. The event, which is sponsored by ArtCenter Manatee, is a two-day outdoor festival that will feature works by 60+ local, regional, and national award-winning artists hailing from all parts of the country from Florida to California. 

Visitors will find artwork in a variety of different mediums including Fine Craft, Jewelry, Painting & Drawing, Photography, and Sculpture. All of the artwork on display will also be for sale at a variety of price ranges. 

The ArtCenter Welcome Booth will have information about the ArtCenter including classes, exhibits, and events. There will also be artist demos at the welcome booth in multiple mediums by some of the center’s instructors.

Make sure to check out the raffle where you’ll find cool prizes donated by the participating artists.

Admission and parking for this public event are both free and all proceeds will benefit ArtCenter Manatee’s Education programs.

The festival will take place on Saturday, February 22nd from 9 am until 5 pm and on Sunday, February 23rd from 9 am until 4 pm.

It will be held at the splash pad on the Bradenton Riverwalk, located at 452 3rd Ave West in Bradenton. For more information about the event, reach out to or call (941) 746-2862.

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