Artistic Display at Pomegranate & Fig Gift Boutique, Punta Gorda

After you’ve fed your belly, feed your creative soul with myriad artistic experiences in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach.

Common tern - driftwood art by Jon HatchThis is a very inspired community that features art and craft fairs of all sizes, classes of all kinds, and public art displays throughout the area. 

Almost everywhere you go, you’ll be able to shop for wall art, ceramics, furniture, sculptures, jewelry, and more. Explore unique shops and galleries to find even more gems, like funky driftwood wildlife, clothing, handbags, hand-crafted kaleidoscopes and kitchen knives, functional and decorative pottery, blown-glass ornaments, metal work, and…well, the list goes on and on. You can watch the creative process and talk to artists at work at Artisan Atelier in Punta Gorda!

All this art and imagination made Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach the perfect location for the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens. This one-of-a-kind spectacle of intriguing botanicals and mind-bending art installations reflects our love and celebration of nature, conservation, and creativity. 

If you’re looking for a personalized keepsake of your time with us, there are plenty of places to make your own, including a wide variety of guided painting classes using everything from wooden signs and furniture to ceramics, canvas, and palm fronds. Or create a piece of resin art using shells you found on the beach, or create your own fused glass masterpiece. Visit our Arts, Culture & History page to find a gallery or museum to explore, or a place (or ten) to create your own souvenir, and check out our Creative Confluence blog series here

Fabric quilted peacockOur many retail spaces also offer an astonishing variety of treasures and experiences. To give you just a taste, we have open-air farmer's markets; independent bookstores; all manner of boutiques carrying special clothing, jewelry, accessories, art, and keepsakes; nicely curated consignment shops and co-op art and craft marketplaces; one of the nation’s top Harley-Davidson® dealerships; an additional independent motorcycle gear and clothing store; a pop culture antique museum;and…too much else to name! 

Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach really is a dream come true for art (and retail) aficionados.

Visit our Shopping page to begin exploring.