Since 1989. Just off the coast from Sarasota lies St Armands Key, an island away from all of the activity of the mainland. Unique in concept, history, and beauty, St. Armands provides an unforgettable experience for visitors from all over the world. Set amidst a tropical paradise, St. Armands is an enchanting circle of fine shops and gourmet restaurants, sure to provide a memorable experience for all. If you're planning a trip to Sarasota, you can't miss this event! Year after year, the Annual St. Armands Circle Art Festival makes the list of Sunshine Artist Magazine's top art shows in the country. For two days, festival-goers will enjoy works from the nation's best talent, long-time festival favorites, along with the newest names on the contemporary art scene. Come see some of America's best artists displaying one of a kind jewelry, pottery, paintings, and much much more. Festival patrons and art collectors alike can meet and visit with their favorite artists - having the opportunity to view and purchase original art.