Island Events

The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, its member businesses and community organizations are hosts to a myriad of our islands festive annual events. If you are in the mood to celebrate Island life with us– Anna Maria Island loves to celebrate.  From annual festivals to Privateer “pirate”parades, street markets, symphony’s and holiday cheer, EVERY month has at least one celebration. Events are held all year with delicious local goodies to sample along with arts and crafts on exhibit or available for purchase. Each year visitors and locals flock to the streets and beaches of Anna Maria Island for our annual “Bayfest”, “Symphony on the Sand”, the “Beach’N Food Truck & Music Fesitval”, Privateers Parades, July Fireworks, Easter egg hunts, Holiday Walkabouts in all 3 cities, “Thieves Markets”, “Coquina Beach Markets” and more. Join us as we celebrate our artistic community with gallery walk events, art festivals, entertainment and fun. We have something to please everyone! Enjoy memorable events that include Fine Art, Wine, Music, Fireworks and Food. Check out the Privateer Pirate Ship at our annual parades and catch some beads and candy. Enjoy live music at our festivals or listen to the a live orchestra. Visit our monthly and weekly street markets, celebrate a bit of history and celebrate with us. It is all here and all fun! If you can’t locate a great event during your stay, you’re probably not on Anna Maria Island.

We wish to thank our members, board of directors, administrative team, sponsors and volunteers who work hard to make it possible for our chamber and other organizations to host these fabulous, family oriented events. Below you will find many of our islands upcoming events. For more event information you can call us at 941-778-1541 or visit our local newspapers online at www.amisun.com, www.islander.org or www.bradentonherald.com.

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
City of Anna Maria Farmer's Market 10/16/2018 - 05/14/2019
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
City of Anna Maria Farmer's Market

Every Tuesday (excluding December 25, 2018 and January 1, 2019) through May 14th the City of Anna Maria is hosting a farmer’s market at City Pier Park at the corner of Pine Avenue and South Bay Blvd.


City Pier Park, Anna Maria FL
Movies in the Park 12/05/2018 - 12/26/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Movies in the Park

Family friendly films in City Pier Park every Wednesday at 6:30pm starting December 5th. Refreshments provided.


City Pier Park, Anna Maria FL
Holmes Beach Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting 12/07/2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holmes Beach Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting

Kick off the Holiday Season with the AMI Chamber of Commerce’s holiday tree lighting and the Holmes Beach downtown merchants holiday open house.


AMI Chamber of Commerce, Holmes Beach FL
Privateer's Christmas Parade 12/08/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Privateer's Christmas Parade

Island wide Privateer Christmas parade starts at Bayfront Park in the City of Anna Maria and goes south to Coquina Beach where Santa will be handing out gifts to the youngsters. Free pizza and hot dogs for the kids.


Entire Length of Anna Maria Island, Anna Maria Island Florida
AMI Chamber Business Card Exchange at Gulf Drive Cafe and Tiki 12/12/2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AMI Chamber Business Card Exchange at Gulf Drive Cafe and Tiki

The December AMI Chamber Business Card Exchange will take place at the Gulf Drive Cafe and Tiki located at 900 Gulf Drive North in Bradenton Beach.


Gulf Drive Café & Tiki, Bradenton Beach FL
Santa in the Park and City of Anna Maria Holiday of Treasures 12/14/2018
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Santa in the Park and City of Anna Maria Holiday of Treasures

Visit Santa at City Pier Park, 101 North Bay Blvd, enjoy refreshments and sign along Christmas Carols from 4-6pm. Then stroll through the City of Anna Maria from 5:30-8pm enjoying merchant supplied lite bites, refreshments and holiday cheer.


Pine Avenue, Anna Maria FL
Holiday Open House at Anna Maria Island Centre in Holmes Beach 12/14/2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Holiday Open House at Anna Maria Island Centre in Holmes Beach

Holiday celebrations continue on the island at the Centre Shops in Holmes Beach located on East Bay Drive just south of Publix. The Centres’ shops will be staying open late to spread holiday cheer with entertainment, eats, treats and fun for all!


Anna Maria Island Centre Shops, Holmes Beach FL
Lighted Boat Parade & Christmas on Bridge Street 12/15/2018
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lighted Boat Parade & Christmas on Bridge Street

Holiday festivities on Bridge Street, enjoy the spirit of the season.


Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach FL

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