Five Annual Festivals on Siesta Key
Siesta Key is a vibrant community where year-round pleasant weather is perfect for hosting a variety of festivals. When you live in a Siesta Key condo just north of the village, like Oceane, you can walk to partake in these five annual festivals.
Siesta Key Craft Festival
Discover wonderful creations from more than 100 crafters exhibiting and selling their work in an outdoor gallery along Ocean Boulevard and Beach Road. Photography, paintings, sculpture, jewelry and more from local and traveling crafters, this spectacular weekend festival is not to be missed.
Siesta Fiesta to celebrates its 38th annual art and craft festival in Siesta Key this year. Stroll along Ocean Boulevard as you take in art from 200 of the nation’s most talented artists and crafters. Siesta Fiesta also features plants, orchids, body products, and tasty dips.
Siesta Key Sand Sculpting Festival
The Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival, now in its seventh year, has become a favorite of the professional sand sculptors who compete here in November. Citing the beauty and cleanliness of the pristine white sand, sculptors have remarked that their sculptures look almost as if they were “carved in marble.”
Light Up the Village
Siesta Village gets decorated in full holiday splendor as Light Up the Village kicks off the holiday season. A holiday parade starts at Siesta Key Public Beach and travels north on Beach Road to Ocean Boulevard and into Siesta Key Village. Ocean Boulevard is lined with luminaries while shops and restaurants offer refreshments and special holiday bargains. There is also live music plus carolers signing holiday favorites.
Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival
Savor delectable seafood creations and delicious drinks prepared by the top restaurants in Siesta Key and Sarasota. Also, live musical performances by local and regional musicians in a diversity of genres from jazz bands to groups of various flavors: rock-and-roll, jazz, calypso, reggae and more. Another component of the event is an outdoor gallery of arts, crafts and fine products.