Named in honor of the late master potter, Peter Anderson, this fine arts and crafts festival celebrates the arts with more than 400 booths of artists and crafters from all over the United States and beyond. From oil paintings to pottery, hand-made jewelry, digital portraits, American folk toys, metal works and so much more, spectators can enjoy a festive weekend joined live music, coastal and ethnic foods surrounded by the Walter Anderson Museum of Art and more than 100 shops, restaurants and galleries set outside amongst 300 year old Oak Trees. The festival is presented by Blue Moon.
AAA Southern Traveler’s Travel Treasure – Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival
ABA’s Top 100 Events 2014 – Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival
Life on the Water Magazine’s Best on the Water Top 10 Small Towns
Southeast Tourism Society’s Shining Example Award for Festival of the Year attendance over 100,000 – Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival
Southeast East Tourism Society’s Top 20 Event 2014, 2015, 2016 – Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival
Mississippi Magazine’s M-List Best Festival 2015 – Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival