19th Annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Art & Craft Festival Returns December 7 - 8, 2013

Wide Variety of Original Handmade Affordable Crafts & Unique Gift Items; Alternative to Mall Shopping This Holiday Season

St Pete Beach, FL, December 05, 2013 --(PR.com)-- What: 19th Annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Art & Craft Festival

When: December 7 - 8, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where: Corey Avenue & Gulf Boulevard in Downtown St. Pete Beach
Navigational Address: 595 Corey Avenue, St. Pete Beach, FL

Why: To Support the Arts, the Corey Avenue Merchants Association and the Local Economy

Admission: Free and open to the public

Website: www.artfestival.com

Contact Information: info@artfestival.com or 561-746-6615

Please send requests for images and interviews with participating artists to AnaBelle Ramos at anabelle@artfestival.com.

American Craft Endeavors, producers of first rate juried craft festivals throughout Florida, returns to St. Pete Beach with another high-end craft festival; the 19th Annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival has been slated for December 7 - 8, 2013. This two-day outdoor event transforms Corey Avenue into a craft showcase featuring quality affordable crafts. This is a wonderful alternative for holiday shoppers tired of the crowded malls and eager to find one-of-a-kind handmade gifts for family and friends. Admission is free and open to the public.

Information At-A-Glance:

Juried outdoor craft showcase
Original crafts - Handmade in America
Unique and affordable gift items
100 crafters
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
Vast array of artistic media: including folk art, pottery, personalized gifts, handmade clothing, basket weaving, beaded utensils, candles, cork assemblage, fabric design, fiber quilts, fused wax & glass, hair accessories, handbags & accessories, handmade cards, leather, mosaic, wood, painted wood, plaster craft, stained glass
Green Market - exotic live plants, handmade soaps, savory dips, and gourmet sauces
A portion of the proceeds benefits St. Pete Beach Corey Area Merchants.

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 St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival and other American Craft Endeavors craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.
Howard Alan Events
Malinda Ratliff