D.I.Y. Calendar

DDF Design Village

Ponyride, Detroit, MI
Friday, Sept. 29 | 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Saturday, Sept. 30 | 6:00 - 10:00 pm

Shop from and discover Detroit's most talented makers and designers at the DDF Design Village at Ponyride. Featuring everything from apparel and accessories, to homewares and interiors, this pop-up marketplace is sure to please design practitioners, consumers, and enthusiasts alike.

Dally in the Alley

Cass Corridor, Detroit, MI
From Dally in the Alley:

Dally In The Alley is one of Detroit's longest-running events. Organized by volunteers and the North Cass Community Union- All without aid of corporate sponsorship- this festival is set in the unique and historic alleys and streets of the north Cass Corridor. A neighborhood celebration of local musicians, artists, restaurants, vendors and people of all sorts. Dally is open and welcoming to ALL people, regardless of, well, anything. Dally features LOCAL music, art, organizations and vendors. We depend on the community's support, so please BUY A BEER/ BEVERAGE from US, buy a Dally t-shirt and/or poster, support our vendors and respect each other!
Here are a few suggestions for enjoying Dally:
1. We are family-friendly, especially earlier. Bring your kids to the Kid's Fair area.
2. Come with an open mind. Dally celebrates the rich diversity of humanity and you should too!
3. We celebrate local musicians, so if you like someone let them know!
4. We support local visual artists, so take plenty of pictures of their stuff!
5. Buy beer from us!
6. Love one another.

Mo Pop Festival

Riverfront Park, Detroit, MI
Handmade Detroit is presenting the Craft Bazaar inside the Mo Pop Festival! We've curated 20 of our favorite local makers and crafters inside one giant tent at this awesome 2 day long concert.

For a full lineup of the bands, crafters and activities at Mo Pop, visit the Mo Pop website!

Berkley Art Bash

Downtown Berkley, Berkley, MI
The Berkley Art Bash is bringing together 130 artists this year, plus food trucks, kids activities, bands and more! This party is happening on 12 mile road in downtown Berkley, and is a great way to spend the day and shop local! BAB runs 10am-6pm.


Rust Belt Market, Ferndale, MI
From our friends at RockSugar:

SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017 — #RockSugar, a FREE #wedding show featuring artists and makers, will be at the The Rust Belt Market in Ferndale from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Local indie wedding vendors and crafters will be on hand to book appointments, show work samples and give couples countless ideas and endless inspiration for their upcoming weddings. The first 50 brides/grooms will get a tote bag full of goodies from the vendors! There will also be door prizes from our sponsors: Paper Source Birmingham and Glass Action! Follow our event for more info as the date fast approaches!

Paper Source Birmingham
Glass Action

A Fox Wedding
Amalia Bakery
Birch Affair
The Blu Kitchen
Christie K Stylist
The Colagrossis
Color wheel
Curtsy & Bow Events
Dark Oak Bindery
Dave Lawson
EP & J Candle Co.
The Brick House Canning Co.
Ever Ours
Good Music Gentlemen
Green Daffodil
Jen Vosler - Fine Art & Lettering
Sarah Babian
Jodi Lynn's Emporium of Doodles
Letters To Sarah Metalsmithing
Modernly Events
Moving Beauty
Party Typewriter
Revel Bar
Sean Cook Wedding Photography
Studio Terrain
Spun Sugar Detroit
The Whisk & Crumb


Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery, Ypsilanti, MI
- 75 Vendors reppin' the best in handmade and vintage from around the corner to around the country
- hand crafted food, drink + brews
- full lineup of local and regional indie music

Saturday August 5: 11-8 (bands 'til 11)
Sunday August 6: 12-6

check out this year's vendors at:

Merry Market

The Detroit Mercantile Co., Detroit, MI
From the Facebook event page:

The Metro Times & Detroit Mercantile Company Merry Market is a fun and festive event that brings local and regional vendors together in the unique atmosphere of The Detroit Mercantile Co — giving Detroiters, and metro-Detroiters, the opportunity to support local business while shopping for high-quality goods.

Started in 2012, The Merry Market is a natural holiday extension of the mission of The Detroit Mercantile Co. — to support small, local business, and provide customers with a unique selection of high quality items.

This year the Merry Market will be open to the public on Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th.

Admission is FREE and well-behaved dogs are welcome.

Maker’s Mart

Handmade Toledo, Toledo, OH
From the Maker's Market Facebook Event page:

Join us for our 10th Maker's Mart on May 13th 2017!
That's 5 years of bringing you Toledo's favorite one day pop-up indie craft fair! Time sure flies when you're having fun!

A day of supporting handmade, shopping small, and celebrating!

May 13th

10am - 8pm

1717 Adams Street, Toledo OH

$1 admission

DIY Street Fair

The 10th annual DIY STREET FAIR is a favorite festival of Handmade Detroit, featuring craft beer & cocktails, Metro Detroit's best music and lots of local artists, crafters and makers. You won't want to miss this fair!

Detroit Urban Craft Fair

Masonic Temple, Detroit, MI
Find unique local gifts. Enjoy a unique local tradition. Visit the 12th annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair! Michigan's largest and longest-running indie craft fair is returning to the world's largest Masonic Temple. With more than 100 juried vendors, selling everything from jewelry and clothing to bath products and home decor, it's the perfect place to shop for one-of-a-kind handmade treasures. And with music, food, and a historic setting, it's a festive weekend to share with friends.

Friday, December 1: 6 pm - 9 pm
Saturday, December 2: 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, December 3: 11 am - 6 pm
Masonic Temple: 500 Temple Street, Detroit
Admission: $1 (Children 12 and under admitted free)