Annual Anna Maria Island Bayfest

 

If you plan to be on or near Anna Maria Island in mid-October, than you’ll definitely want to check out the annual Anna Maria Island Bayfest on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria City! This is an extremely entertaining , family friendly festival that will definitely please everyone in your group, no matter their age. The event features; a classic car show, a great lineup of live music, tons of yummy food vendors from popular local restaurants, adult beverages, arts and crafts vendors, a kid zone, and of course plenty of fun.

Bayfest usually takes place the third Saturday of October from about 10am to 9pm, and there is no charge for admission. It’s the longest running  music, crafts and food festival, and continues to be one of the most popular Island events every year. If you don’t already have plans to be here, you should make some!

When: Usually the third Saturday of October
Where: Pine Ave, Anna Maria, FL, 34216
Time: 10am to 9pm
Ticket Price: FREE
Parking Info: There are a few options for parking/transportation:
. Take a ride on the free island trolley to Pine Ave.
You can park at Crosspointe Fellowship Church (8605 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217) and hop on the free trolley that will be transporting people from the church, to the City Pier at the end of Pine Ave.
. There is some neighborhood street parking but BE CAUTIOUS. Pay attention to the signs that indicate where parking is permitted, make sure all four tires are off the road and sidewalks, and park with the direction of traffic.

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Crowds gather for the Bayfest event in Anna Maria City

Anna Maria Island Chamber Of Commerce Presents The 11th Annual Bayfest

Anna Maria Island Chamber Of Commerce presents the 11th Annual Bayfest October 14th & 15th

Anna Maria Island Chamber Of Commerce presents the 11th Annual Bayfest October 14th & 15th in the parking area just across the street from the Anna Maria City Pier. Bayfest is a free family event on Anna Maria Island that you do not to miss. Food, arts & crafts, a classic car show, and live music from KoKo Ray and The Soul Providers, Dr. Dave Band, Billy Rice Band and much more…

Make sure you grab some food at the island food court, soft drinks, beer, and wine will be available for purchase and there is a kids area for your children to have a ball!

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