Karen Brandon

Each year, The Anna Maria Island Art League hosts “Springfest” Art Festival. This festival is a combination of people, education, entertainment and food; where you can find amazing items, hand crafted and offered for sale by talented artists. “Springfest” brings talented artists and art lovers, from near and far, to our little barrier island. 

36th Annual Springfest, 2024

Festival of Fine Arts & Fine Crafts, March 16th & 17th, 2024

Located at: City Hall Field in Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island

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Anna Maria Island Art League Inc
P.O. Box 1243
Holmes Beach FL 34218

Festival Info

Professional artist and crafts persons from across the United States will gather in Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island March 16th & 17th, 2024 for the 36th Annual Anna Maria Island Springfest Festival of Fine Arts and Fine Crafts. Sponsored by the Anna Maria Island Art League. This juried show draws top quality art to City Hall Field in Holmes Beach. The hours are: Saturday 10a.m. to 5p.m & Sunday 10a.m. to 4p.m. Admission and parking are free. This family event features continuous live music on stage Saturday and a large food court offering a variety of food and beverages. Also exhibiting will be community organizations that include various, historical, and environmental groups with information about these worthwhile causes

A highlight of the festival is a gala raffle of art work donated by festival exhibitors. Proceeds benefit the Art League’s Scholarship Fund, which provides classes to children and adults. The raffle gives everyone a chance to collect great art for a small donation. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and winners need not be present to win. The art festival “Springfest”, is the major fund raisers for the League, a nonprofit, tax deductible organization dedicated to fostering the Arts on the island. In addition to the classes, funds from the festival underwrite operation of the art center, exhibits, and a variety of programs for the community. For further information contact the Anna Maria Island Art League.

Application Info

About the Festival The festival is juried and requires an application, images and fees, etc.

Festival Information

Applicant Information

Young at Art Children’s Exhibit Applicants

Categories of Artwork Accepted


Anna Maria Island Art League Awards


Best of Show

Award of Distinction

Award of  Merit


First Place

Second Place

Third Place

Volunteer Information

We are searching for people to give back to our community by making our 36th Annual “SpringFest” an awesome event for our guest artists and visitors.

We are searching for people to give back to our community by making our 36th Annual “SpringFest” an awesome event for our guest artists and visitors. If you are interested in joining the Sringfest committee please email us at artleagueami@gmail.com, we would love to have your help in organizing this event.

Anna Maria Island Art League is seeking Volunteers for our 36th Annual Springfest.
Sat./Sun. March 16th & 17th, 2024. Event hours are Saturday 10am – 5pm & Sunday 10am – 4pm. Volunteers form the back bone of the Art League. The success of Springfest relies on a squad of volunteers to help with all sorts of tasks throughout the weekend.

Help is needed for : Set Up, Hospitality Booth, Selling Raffle Tickets, Booth Sitters, Young at Art Booth & clean up on Sunday afternoon. If you could spend an hour or more, please call The Art League 941-778-2099 or email artleagueami@gmail.com. You need not commit the entire day. Unless you want to! A time slot of two or four hours would be great. We want to keep you having fun and enjoy volunteering.

Event Date: March 16th – 17th, 2024    Event Hours: Saturday 10am – 5pm & Sunday 10am – 4pm.

Time is short and we really need you to assist with this:

Please contact Gale at 419-450-4824 or email galetedhams@gmail.com

Anna Maria Island Art League, P.O.Box 1243, Holmes Beach, FL, 34218 

Business Hours: M/W/F   10 am – 2 pm.

Young At Art

Young at Art Children’s Exhibit
Springfest Fine Arts Festival 2024
Young at Art is part of Springfest Fine Arts Festival and is open to elementary, middle or high school students in Manatee County.
Elementary, Middle and High School art work will be judged in separate categories. Ribbons and prizes will be awarded.
All entries submitted will be displayed at Springfest, March 16th and 17th, 2024
Entries will be accepted for the festival according to the following guidelines.
Entry Guidelines
1. Art must be the original work of the young artist
2. Any type of two or three dimensional art work will be
3. Please matt or mount artwork on foam board or thick
card stock. Please do not frame.
4. 3D art work must be free standing.
5. On the front of the entry please place age and grade. On
the back of the artwork on an index card please provide
the following information.
* Name
* Age
* Grade
* School
* Medium
* Title of the work
6. All entries must be received by January 31st 2024. We
will work with teachers on how to collect.
7. Please provide all art work in a portfolio labeled with
the schools name.
P.O.Box 1243
Holmes Beach, FL, 34218

We Love Volunteers!

Looking for ways to give back to our community, enjoy helping people, or make new friends? The Art League wants to meet you and make a “win-win” volunteer experience between us! Volunteers form the back bone of the Art League. So, if your looking for Part-Time volunteering, Art Events, Festivals, or just once-in-awhile, please call or email us today!

Festival Photos


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