Local Info

Reservations for The Old Florida Celebration of the Arts open 90 days prior to the festival dates. 

Other Festival Weekends are open one year out.  All Festival reservations require a two-night minimum, and reservations are taken on a first come / first served basis.  Discounts are not available during Festival weekends.  Cancellations are required one week in advance of arrival to avoid charge.

Old Florida Celebration of the Arts in Cedar Key

Saturday and Sunday, April 1 and 2, 2023

Juried Fine Arts and Crafts Event ranked in the Top 10 Arts Fairs in America the past three years.  Welcomes 120 artists to the small island community of Cedar Key nestled in the center of Florida's Nature Coast, 60 Miles SW of Gainesville.  Free and pet-friendly.  Proceeds benefit the Cedar Key Arts Center and local non-profit organizations. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere, local seafood, music and kids art activities in beachfront City Park.  



Saturday and Sunday, October 21 and 22, 2024

Hungry for Seafood? Arts & Crafts? Live music and family fun on the Gulf? The 51st Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival offers all that and more. Organized by the Cedar Key Lions Club, the festival offers fine food, entertainment, shopping and family fun. Visit Cedar Key website .  



Check Pirate Invasion Website for dates

2022 was a blast!  A big thank you to the event organizers and to the attendees that chose to stay with us.  It was a wonderful event.  We will post 2023 dates as soon as we see them announced.  For dates and updates, make sure and Visit the Cedar Key Pirate Invasion website.