Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival 2014, 40th Anniversary poster
TARPON SPRINGS – The 40th annual Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival is Saturday and Sunday, April 5-6, in Craig Park on Spring Bayou at the west end of Tarpon Avenue.
For GPS users, the address is 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs 34689.
More than 220 artists and fine craftsman will set up under the trees and along the bayou from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
World-renowned artist Christopher Still, and TV news personality Denis Phillips will present artist awards on Sunday at 11 a.m.
Organizers say that the festival will continue rain or shine; however, it may close if there is lightning. Collectible posters and shirts will be available at the Art Festival and at the Chamber of Commerce office at 111 E. Tarpon Avenue, after the show.
Admission is $5, which includes a ticket for a free drink - beer, wine, water or soft drink. Active duty military personnel and children under age 12 admitted free. No pets or cooler allowed.
The boat ramp and parking lot at Craig Park will be closed beginning Thursday, April 3, and will reopen Monday, April 7.