Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival: The Largest Arts Festival in Mississippi and the Gulf Coast! Artists, crafters and food vendors from all over the United States!

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The Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival was created to honor master potter, Peter Anderson, original potter of Shearwater Pottery, founded in 1928, and to celebrate the arts community. The festival aids in the economic development and growth of what has become Ocean Springs today. The festival is presented by Blue Moon via F.E.B. Distributing.


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The Festival will take place 

November  6 & 7, 2021

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

downtown Ocean Springs, Mississippi.


Participants are asked to follow all posted health and safety protocols while participating in or attending the Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival.

Applications for the 2021 show are now closed! Check back in May of 2022 for next year’s applications!  

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The Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival is set for November 6 & 7, 2021 and is (®) trademarked.  If you have any questions regarding this policy or proper use of the logo, please contact us at 228-875-4424.










2017 Festival Applications will be available in May! Click Here

Thank you to all the young entrepreneurs who participated in the 2020 Young at Art Children’s Market area at the Festival.  Young artists applications will be available next summer for the 2021 show.

Click for the Blue Moon Art Project

Blue Moon Art Project

The 2021 Blue Moon Art Project applications will be out June 2021. Stay tuned for how you can have a chance to win $2,000 and have your art featured in the marketing of the next Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival.

The Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival is brought
in part by these sponsors