Florida Fairs

Fairs in Florida concentrate in Miami and Palm Beach. The events have become important destinations for dealers and collectors from both the US and overseas.


Palm Beach Show set to run as live event in February

25 January 2021

The annual winter fair schedule in the Sunshine State has been upended by the pandemic but one of its anchor events plans to go ahead.


Florida fairs: Sunshine State finds stability

14 January 2019

The closure of south Florida’s primary exhibition venue for a two-year, $615m refurbishment threw the annual winter pilgrimage to the Sunshine State into flux. Perhaps, now that works at the Miami Beach Convention Center are largely complete, 2019 will be a little more straightforward.


Florida’s winter fairs: Jumping hurdles in race to the sun

22 January 2018

Renovation of a key venue and repair work following last year’s extreme weather have not deterred exhibitors from the annual migration to Florida for the state’s mega and niche fairs...


Trade in US back in business after hurricanes Irma and Harvey

25 September 2017

The antiques trade in the southern states of America is back in business following the upheavals of hurricanes Irma and Harvey.

Florida fair organisers fight over new event in Palm Beach

30 June 2016

A dispute has erupted between fair organisers in Florida over a new event being launched in Palm Beach next January.


American fairs scene gears up for this winter’s continental drift

13 December 2012

The global art market moves firmly to North America in the New Year – first to New York for the series of events that have grown up around the venerable ‘Winter Antiques Show’ (January 25-February 3) and then to Florida for warmer climes and the ‘Original Miami Beach Show’ (January 31-February 4).

Lester scales Florida heights…but hopes not to break through the glass ceiling!

07 November 2002

FLORIDA hosts a new design fair next year when ARTform, the International Fair for Dimensional Fine Art, debuts at the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches in downtown West Palm Beach from March 6 to 11.