Key West Artisan Market “Ocean Awareness” Edition This Sunday

Artisan MARKET-LOGOThe Key West Artisan Market: Ocean Awareness Edition will be held Sunday, April 5th from 10 am to 2 pm at the Restaurant Store parking lot, 1111 Eaton St. The Market follows the 6th Annual Mote Marine Laboratory Florida Keys Ocean Festival & Waterfront Craft Show on Saturday, April 4th at the Eco-Discovery Center and strives to continue to promote the important message of ocean awareness through positive marine stewardship. Local artisans at the Market include culinary, textile, jewelry, wood, artists & crafters, curiosities, the Konk Life Local Author’s Nook, a live variety show, beer, wine and art in Garage Mahal, food concessions and a produce market. In addition, the Key West Aquarium will have a Touch Tank set up with sea stars, horseshoe crabs, sea cucumbers, hermit crabs, queen conch and sea urchins. Guests are encouraged to ride bikes or take the bus which conveniently stops in front of the Restaurant Store. There will be plenty of bicycle parking but limited vehicle space. Parking courtesy of Strunk Ace Hardware and Manley deBoer Lumber Company. Alternative parking only 2 blocks away in the Old Town Garage at Grinnell and Caroline for $2/hour. Please BYOB (bring your own bags).

Current artisans include

Culinary Artisans:.

Baby Cakes Sweet and Savory – Dutch Poffertjes mini pancakes and German Latkes potato cakes

Bone Island Brewing in Garage Majal- Local craft brewed beer

Coles Peace Bakery – Bakery goods, sandwiches, bread

Growing Hope Initiative/Grimal Grove – Local fruits and chocolate tasting

Gypsy Loo – Handmade granola

Juice Luv – Healthy organic juice delivered right to your door

Keez Beez – Honey, beeswax, propolis, apiary, products

Key West Spice Company – Five locally created spice blends.

Key West Rubbers – Locally blended meat rubs with creative names packaged in small batches for fresh quality

Lilly’s Kitchen – Raw dog food and dehydrated treats.

Mick’s Original Key West Caribe Beans – Spicy pickled beans and olives

Mozzarella Mark of Key West – Handmade fresh mozzarella cheese

Olea Estates – Certified organic olive oil/olives, single estate, Sparta Greece since 1856

Pasta Pailloux – Handmade Pasta

Pepper Pot Caribbean – Specializing in all natural sauces and authentic Caribbean foods & snacks

Pickle Baron of Key West – Chef Made pickles, jams & preserves

Pirate Seafood – Locally caught seafood

SALT Island Provision Co – Wild honey and sea salt, harvested in small batches from these sun kissed islands

T-Max Group – Crepes and Galettes with different fillings

Tennessee Steve’s BBQ – BBQ Ribs and pork

The Restaurant Store (TRS) – Gourmet cheese tasting

TRS – Fresh produce stand

TRS Indoors – Extensive wine and craft beer sales

Textile Artists:

COAST – Coast branded apparel displayed in a 1968 VW bus

Coconut Ink – Different types of shirts designed and printed right here in KW

Judi Bradford Artwork – Original design artwork hats

Key West Where the Weird Go Pro – Items, gifts & apparel branded with the Key West Juggler logo.

Sunset Designs – Handpainted clothing, all pieces are individually painted originals.

Jewelry Craftspeople

Artwear Key West, Inc. – Individually hand-sculpted using a synthetic clay with an earthy feel and the ocean in mind.

BeJeweled by Renee – Metalsmith/Jewelry Artist: sterling & gemstone, repurposed vintage silverware, runners & marathon, Sports & cyclers jewelry, Beaded wrap bracelets

Cherry H – Polymeric clay jewelry, beads, beads and felt

Custom Jewelry by Jeanne – Handcrafted wire art jewelry. Using precious, semi-precious stones and sea shells.

Gilded Peach Jewelry Design – Handmade gemstone jewelry

Hooked on Key West – Hand crafted fish hook jewelry, designed & created by local artist Jane Tallman

Jewelry by Suzanne – Handcrafted earrings, necklaces, bracelets and anklets

Key West Sea Glass & Custom Jewelry – Handmade sea glass jewelry crafted from locally found sea glass

Light Seekers of Key West – Flamework beads in jewelry & other items, paintings on fence slats & prints & cards

Magical Arts and Design – We incorporate crystals that project positive energy into jewelry and picture frames

Nature’s Treasures – Cast Atocha reproductions, items from nature dipped in gold and silver making necklaces and pirate sea glass jewelry

Purr Fit – Comfortable toe rings, custom fitted, handmade, full round rings made out of silver, gold, diamond etc

Rachel Feinberg – Beaded earrings and necklaces, acrylic abstract expressionist paintings 

Suzette Kelly’s Designs – Handmade Sterling Silver, Vermeil & Semiprecious Stones Necklaces, Bracelets & Earrings

Svea Seradin – Rustic, elegant handmade mixed metal and gemstone jewelry

The Silver Grouper – 18 karat gold and sterling silver jewelry with gemstones

Wooden Art and Crafts

Florida Keys Kreations – Reclaimed wood repurposed into wine racks, frames, wind chimes and more

Nautical Novelties – Reclaimed lobster trap items. Frames Picture/Mirrors, Wine racks, bus card holders, coasters

Niki Stiks – Hair Sticks made from reclaimed wood

Reber Woodworking – Humidors, shutters, frames, mirrors, made from local wood and old railings and building materials. Fish pics and laser engraving

Soundthings34 – Wooden Percussion instruments & cigar box guitars

Tree Frog – Native American flutes, didgeridoos and interesting wood turnings

Artisans and Craftspeople

Collagec – Mixed media collage pictures

Jean Paul Art – Fine art and Realistic Art

Kate Peachey Artworks – Abstract art constructed from paper, paint, wax and canvas, smaller pieces are key west, ocean houses etc. – We are photographers who like to print on canvas for the large format.

Kutchy’s Flowers in Key West – Fresh cut flowers; designer arranged or loose for take away

Melanie Griffith – Artist prints

Rasa – Art, graphic, photography.

Sea Breeze Pottery – Hand built, unique, food-safe pottery that is fun and functional

Wag-A-Doodle – Dog collars and pet ID’s

Wicked Scents – Organic, handcrafted candles

You’ll Love It! – Made from scratch vegan soaps, lip balms, lotion bars, soy canola


Hanned Made – The art of massage

Key West Aquarium – Touch Tank sea creatures

Ron Augustine – Tarot Card Reader

Konk Life Local Author’s Nook

Ben Harrison – New children’s book, “The Rooster Who Loved the Violin”

David Sloan and Rob O’Neal – New book, “The Havana Bucket List”

Bud Naverro – “Key West Confidential”

The X 104.9 Variety Show

Featuring local musical performances, interviews and live radio

Adult Beverages

Extensive craft beer selection and beer by Bone Island Brewing in Garage Mahal.

****Free wine tasting and $5 wine by the glass by Stacoli in the Restaurant Store

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