Juried Craft Fair to Debut in Madeira Beach Thanksgiving Weekend

Madeira Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Craft Festival is this weekend, November 24th & 25th, 2012 between 10 am and 5 pm on Madeira Way between Gulf Blvd & 150th Ave. This juried outdoor craft showcase includes original crafts, handmade in America makes a great alternative to mall shopping. Free.

Tequesta, FL, November 21, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Madeira Way in the heart of Madeira Beach will be transformed into an outdoor craft showcase featuring the work of the finest crafters in the country with prices set to suit all budgets. This juried two-day festival promises an explosion of color, an abundance of talent and a myriad of media that will please people of all ages including families, craft enthusiasts, as well as serious holiday shoppers eager to avoid crowded malls. A Green Market will offer festival goers a broad selection of exotic plants, as well as dips and other gourmet items. Admission is free and open to the public.

In order to ensure a superior event with quality affordable original crafts, all of the local and national crafters have been hand-selected from hundreds of applicants by American Craft Endeavors, the largest producer of craft fairs throughout the country.

Festival At-A-Glance
· Madeira Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Craft Festival
· November 24 - 25, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
· Madeira Way between Gulf Blvd & 150th Ave
· Juried outdoor craft showcase
· Original crafts - Handmade in America
· Alternative option to holiday shopping in crowded malls.
· Unique and affordable gift items
· 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 including exotics as well as dips and gourmet items.
· Vast array of craft media:
o Folk art
o Pottery
o Handmade jewelry
o Paintings
o Personalized gifts
o Handmade clothing
o Scented soaps
o Body products and much more

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 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 Madeira Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Craft Festival and other American Craft Endeavors craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

Media Notes:
· Show organizers and various crafters are available for advance interviews.
· Photos of craft festivals, participating crafters and their work are available by contacting AnaBelle Dweck at anabelle@artfestival.com or 954-592-8500.
American Craft Endeavors
Suzanne Roy