Friday Fest is held on the first Friday of each month along the downtown waterfront. Sponsored by Main Street Fort Pierce, Inc., this monthly community street party is a celebration of a Treasure Coast weekend. Friday Fest features food, drink, live entertainment, and children activities.
Backus Art Festival
Named for late Fort Pierce resident, A.E. "Bean" Backus, who is widely known for his paintings of Florida Landscapes. The two-day festival in March features the best in live entertainment, food and showcases of all art forms.
Sights and Sounds on Second
Downtown's Annual Christmas program highlights the area's finest choirs, performers and arts and crafts show in a glorious outdoor setting. A parade of various community participants paves the way for Santa who, always visits this unique event. Following Santa's appearance, the City's Christmas tree lighting takes place at the Indian River Drive and Avenue A Roundabout.
An exciting new format for the Art Walk! A sidewalk art show with artists, sculptors, and craftsmen on-hand discussing history, themes, and technique. Featuring the Highwaymen at Orange Avenue, 2nd Street, and Avenue A Every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5pm - 8pm.
Held at the Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Fort Pierce, the Farmer's Market is held year 'round every Saturday morning from 8:00 a.m. until 12 Noon. You will find fresh produce, bakery items, citrus and more.
Jazz and Blues festivals are held throughout the year at the Fort Pierce Amphitheater in Downtown.
Main Street Fort Pierce is reviving the City's own Sandy Shoes Festival during March to commemorate the City's birthday and to celebrate the arts in the community. The Sandy Shoes Festival is scheduled for March 27, 2010. In past years it has included a car show, an arts and crafts show, a juried art show, a BBQ cook-off, a vendor area, several entertainment stages scheduled with local bands performing and a community stage showcasing karate, dance and gymnastic displays. A free concert performed by a nationally known artist ending with a fireworks display.