Old Florida Celebration of the Arts
Cedar Key, Florida
Last weekend in March
Founded in 1964
The Old Florida Celebration of the Arts - also referred to as the Cedar Key Annual Fine Arts Festival - is not just your standard arts and crafts fair. This is a nationally renowned juried art show where each of the 120 artists are selected to attend by an experienced jury of art critics. Artwork on display consists of paintings and fine prints, along with glass, wood and metal sculpture.

The event is held along historic 2nd Street in Cedar Key ... one of the oldest towns in Florida. Be sure to visit the Cedar Key Historical Society Museum at the corner of 2nd and 'D' Street to get a taste of the rich history of the Cedar Keys. The small town atmosphere of this quaint fishing village is evident along Dock Street, where you'll also find casual and fine dining restaurants serving local seafood. The picturesque nature of the town, along with the amazing natural vistas of Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge, which surrounds the town, is one of the reasons this area is a magnet to artists from far and wide.

The Old Florida Celebration of the Arts also includes live music and food vendors in the city park adjacent to the event venue. There are children's art activities and a playground. The Cedar Key Lions Club sponsors the musical entertainment which is free to the public.
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Note: The dates of annual events and festivals are subject to change from year to year. Before planning your trip, be sure to check the links above for the actual dates, times, and schedule of activities.