Arts Coast – Tarpon Springs


Tarpon Springs First Friday
A free family event held the first Friday of the month – featuring Art, Food, Shops and Music, with a fun theme every month

2nd Saturday Tarpon Springs Market
Vendors, Food and Shopping in beautiful Downtown Tarpon Springs. Located in the Mother Meres Parking lot at the corner of Tarpon Ave.


Tarpon Springs Epiphany Tradition
Hosted at the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral to celebrate the Epiphany Tradition

Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival
Juried art show highlighting artists from around the U.S.

Sponge Docks Arts & Crafts Festival
The show lines the docks of the historic Greek town in beautiful Southwest Florida, filled with thousands of creative creations from local and visiting fine artists and crafters. One-of-a-kind restaurants, bakeries, boutiques and shops will ensure a full day of discovery and creativity for visitors of all ages during this free, weekend-long event.

Tarpon Springs Hippiefest
Featuring a VW Bug Show, vendors, food and beer, live music, raffles, give-aways, prizes, and more.

Sponge Dock Seafood Festival
Free event, seafood & live music! Craig Park

In Arts Coast News

The Economic Impact of the Arts

By Cindy Stovall

By Cindy Stovall. Those of us who call Pinellas County home have witnessed firsthand the rapidly increasing influence of the arts in our communities. Now a nationwide study by Americans for the Arts proves it…. Read More

Celebrating the Power of Hispanic Art

By Yuly Restrepo

By Yuly Restrepo. “The Hurricane Within” at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art illustrates the power and strength of Hispanic art through nature’s force and the vitality of these artists…. Read More

A Harvest of Art Openings

By Tony Wong Palms

By Tony Wong Palms. As the planet goes spiraling round and round, we watch the end of summer, another school year commencing, football season. . . and new exhibition openings in museums and galleries. … Read More

Elizabeth Indianos – Public/Private

By Lynn Whitelaw

By Lynn Whitelaw. “Elizabeth Indianos INTROSPECTIVE: Public / Private” occupies both floors of the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center. It is a perfect venue for this exhibit that traces the nearly 50-year career of Elizabeth Indianos as an award-winning multidisciplinary artist and playwright…. Read More

Welcome to YOUR Arts Coast Cultural Plan

By Creative Pinellas

We will begin in early September to examine the current state of the arts in Pinellas County, while working over the next year to develop strategic initiatives designed specifically to positively impact our cultural institutions, residents, tourists, artists, and business community…. Read More

Material Mastery

By Emily Lee Stehle

By Emily Lee Stehle. On exhibit at the Leepa-Rattner is an unusual sharing of work that showcases the Permanent Collection of Florida CraftArt alongside the museum’s permanent collection and works from the late Gulf Coast Museum of Art. There’s much to see and enjoy…. Read More