West Bradenton has a lot of annual events to look forward to. One such event is the Annual Arts Festival which happens at Downtown’s Exploration Station on Saturday, April 30th from 11am-11pm. With over 70 artists and crafters this year, there will be something for everyone!
Along with live performances by The Dirty Birds (Rock/Country), Ruth Ann Ray & friends (Jazz) and more, visitors can also enjoy food trucks as well as family-friendly activities like face painting or balloon animals. Another big event that occurs every summer is the Funfest Parade held on July 23rd starting at 1601 Boulevard of the Arts through downtown West Bradenton ending up back at Exploration Station.