I know, I know. It’s a little twist on our weekly project collection, but with summer on the way, craft fairs and montly showings are kicking into full swing. So pack your bags and your glue guns and hit the open road! Here’s just a sampling of fairs across the country. Don’t see your hometown listed on here? Let us know!
FELT CLUB: JUNE 10, HOLLYWOOD, CALIF., 11 A.M. TO 6 P.M.
This monthly mini fair features all sorts of cool vendors selling their goods out in the California sunshine.
Ah, I love the Renegade Craft Fairs! And you will, too! You’ve got two different spots to check ’em out:
+Brooklyn: June 17-18, McCarren Park
+Chicago: Sept. 16-18, Wicker Park
INDIE CRAFT EXPERIENCE, ATLANTA, JUNE 10, 4 P.M. TO MIDNIGHT
I love this fair’s slogan: “A craft market and fashion show featuring the designs of young and bold crafters from across the country.” Amen, sister, amen.
ROCK N ROLL CRAFT SHOW, ST. LOUIS, MO., JUNE 3-4, 11 A.M. TO 6 P.M.
Whoa. More than 70 cool crafters will be on hand for the second showing of this super-sweet event. In addition to hosting this “department-style” show, the Rock N Roll Craft Show will also have a music element to it. But of course!
CRAFTY WONDERLAND, PORTLAND, ORE., JUNE 11 AND JULY 9, 11 A.M. TO 4 P.M.
This monthly event is free to the public and features more than 40 crafters and artists for those west coast kids to enjoy. Not only can you shop ’til you drop, you can also participate in workshops courtesy of Chuch of Craft and DIY Lounge.
ROCK AND SHOP MARKET, RALEIGH, N.C., JULY 15
A collection of both local and national artists and crafters, Rock and Shop Market is a regular event showcaswing the best Raeigh has to offer. In existence since 2004, Rock and Shop combines music, shopping and a benefit live auction all in one jam-packed night.
…AND OF COURSE… THE DETROIT URBAN CRAFT FAIR!
You didn’t really think you’d get through this whole post without hearing about the very first Detroit Urban Craft Fair, did you? Things are rolling right along for us and our craft bonanza at the Majestic Theatre in the heart of swingin’ Detroit. Check back regularly for updates because, after all, we heart handmade.
Please let us know about your favorite craft fair! Or an event that we should tell the world about! Leave us a comment and we’ll spread the love.