Key West Artisan Market: Welcome to the Party
When: October 22, 2023 10:00 AM
Where: Indigenous Park at Higgs Beach, 1801 White St, Key West, FL 33040
Indulge in Local Flavors and Artistry at the Key West Artisan Market
Experience the vibrant culture and creative spirit of Key West at the Key West Artisan Market, where the fall season kicks off with a bang at our "Welcome to the Party" edition. Get ready for a week of Fantasy Fest costumed festivities in the most lively way possible!
When and Where?
Join us every other Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, late October through April, and every Sunday in February and March. The location? Indigenous Park at Higgs Beach, 1801 White Street, a beautiful setting that adds to the charm of this local bazaar.
What Makes It Special?
The Key West Artisan Market, now celebrating its 10th season, is a one-of-a-kind open-air bazaar that encapsulates the essence of the Keys. Here, you'll find a delightful mix of artists, authors, chefs, craftsmen, performers, and fresh produce vendors—all representing the diversity, creativity, ingenuity, and locally made products that make Key West unique.
To qualify as a participant, individuals must live and create or curate their products in the Keys, ensuring that you experience the true essence of the local culture.
What's on Offer?
Delicious Food and Drinks: Satisfy your taste buds with offerings like coffee, Bloody Marys, mimosas, smoothies, fresh fruit, and a delectable array of meals and snacks served up by food trucks and stalls.
Art and Crafts: Explore an array of artisanal creations, from paintings, photography, sculptures, and woodwork to jewelry, pottery, glasswork, mosaics, and more.
Live Music: Be serenaded by live musicians who set the perfect backdrop for your market journey.
Who Should Attend? The Key West Artisan Market is known as "Where the Locals Meet," making it a fantastic place to mingle with friends and neighbors. However, we welcome winter locals and visitors alike. It's a place for everyone to enjoy.
What's the Cost? Entrance to the park and market is always free. While most vendors accept credit cards, it's a good idea to have some cash on hand. The closest ATM is at Salute on Higgs Beach.
Parking: There is ample free parking available, with a large lot adjacent to the market. You can easily walk, drive, bike, or take a cab or rideshare to the venue.
Pets: Well-behaved pets are welcome, but please be mindful of hot asphalt. Don't forget to bring water and bags for your furry friends.
Restrooms: Restrooms are conveniently located within Indigenous Park, with a handicapped/family stall available.
Picnicking: Feel free to enjoy your meal from one of the vendors in a shady spot under the musicians' tent or head to the beach across the street for a scenic picnic.
Music: TikiMan Radio hosts a variety of musicians from 10 am to 2 pm, ensuring your visit is accompanied by delightful tunes.
Being Green: Help us maintain a clean environment by disposing of litter properly and bringing your own bags. We encourage eco-friendly practices.
More to Explore
While you're in the area, take some time to explore Indigenous Park, the Key West Wildlife Center, and nearby attractions like the Edward B. Knight pier, Aids Memorial, dog parks, fitness trails, and the West Martello Botanical Gardens.
Don't miss out on this opportunity to immerse yourself in the local artistry, flavors, and culture of Key West. Whether you're looking for unique souvenirs, delicious treats, or simply a fun day out, the Key West Artisan Market has it all. Join us for a memorable experience that captures the true spirit of the Florida Keys.