A colorful waterfront setting, arts and crafts by skilled Florida Keys artisans and tunes by talented local and visiting musicians are top attractions at the 22nd Annual Schooner Wharf Open Air Art & Music Affair. The event is set for 9:30 to midnight, Saturday, March 5th, in Key West’s Historic Seaport.
This eclectic festival highlights the creative talents of the free-spirited artists of Key West. The Old-Town Historic Seaport provides the perfect backdrop, with the traditional tall ships along the boardwalk, and the ocean breeze wafting through Schooner Wharf Bar, “A last little piece of old Key West”.
This one of a kind show features award winning local and national artists and crafters whose work isn’t shown anywhere else. Negotiate directly with the designers, or watch as they create a custom piece for you. Enjoy many personal demonstrations of technique, including glass bead blowing, jewelry making, and painting “En plein air.”
The music starts at 10 am with long time Schooner Wharf musician Michael McCloud Next up at 2:30 is the boogie woogie of piano man Barry Cuda and the Sharks.band our headliner this year is Seth Kessel & the Midnight Trains, who will perform Americana, Country, Rockabilly, Blues and have a few more surprises for us taking center stage at 6:30 pm
Not only is the festival a rollicking good time, it is a fantastic opportunity to meet renowned artists in a casual atmosphere, purchase a distinctive piece of art, and have a cocktail while supporting a worthwhile cause.
Come celebrate the distinctive and unique flavor of the island, with great music, food, and cocktails in a casual atmosphere where you can mingle with the artists, and watch them work. Enjoy the playful off beat spirit of Key West with great food, cocktails, unique art, and top notch music, March 5th, Saturday from 9:30 into the night with us here at Schooner Wharf.