21st Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival Returns


Downtown Delray Beach welcomes back its signature fall craft festival this weekend, October 3rd & 4th, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach (Along NE & SE 4th Avenue, one block north and south of Atlantic Avenue) to support the arts, the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority and the local economy. Many of the artists and crafters will be featuring “Pinktober” themed items in an effort to raise awareness for breast cancer research through their artwork and will wear pink in a show of solidarity. A wide array of original crafts and unique gift items with broad appeal will be on display and for sale, with prices set to suit all budgets. The festival will take place along 4th Avenue, one block north and south of Atlantic Avenue, in Downtown Delray Beach. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority. Admission is free and open to the public. www.artfestival.com, 561-746-6615 Howard Alan Events and American Craft Endeavors will once again partner with the world-renowned Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida. This not-for-profit hospital and cancer research facility has made a lasting commitment to the prevention and cure of cancer, working tirelessly in the areas of patient care, research and education to advance the fight against this disease. Proceeds from the sale of breast cancer awareness artwork will be donated to The Shula Fund at the Moffitt Cancer Center. The fund supports cutting-edge breast cancer research projects that will serve as a resource to accelerate Moffitt’s mission to contribute to the prevention, treatment and cure of cancer. American Craft Endeavors, producer of this fine craft show, and Howard Alan Events bring many art and craft festivals to Downtown Delray Beach each year including the city’s signature Festival of the Arts which takes place in January and the Thanksgiving Weekend Art Festival in addition to many craft shows at various locations around town. In order to ensure a superior event with quality affordable original crafts and an array of artistic media, all of the local and national crafters have been hand-selected from hundreds of applicants by American Craft Endeavors.