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, or

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Artists' Guild Gallery to Re-open 06/02/2020 - 12/31/2020
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Artists' Guild Gallery to Re-open

Wide variety of art by local artists. Re-opening on June 2nd with limited hours on Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11am – 3pm. CDC covid guidelines are in place.

Artists Guild Gallery of Anna Maria, Holmes Beach FL
Island Gallery West to ReOpen 06/03/2020 - 12/31/2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Island Gallery West to ReOpen

Art by local artists! Opening to the public on June 3rd in accordance with CDC covid guidelines. New limited hours, Wednesday-Sunday 10am -3pm.

Island Gallery West, Holmes Beach FL
Mixon Craft Fair 06/06/2020
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mixon Craft Fair

Craft fair a la social distancing! Enjoy over 30 vendors, our new bees and butterflies education area, BOGO tram rides to see the animals, and cool off down the water slide in the Amazing Play Place. Lot’s of fun for the whole family.

Mixon Fruit Farms, Bradenton FL
One Night in Tortuga 07/25/2020
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Night in Tortuga

A day for all pirates to travel back in time to the pirates’ lair and celebrate the pirate life. Food – grog – music and dancing – 50/50 raffle – silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Privateers’ scholarship fund.

Seafood Shack Marina, Bar & Grill, Cortez FL

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