Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Nifty Craft Show List 2010


Vending opportunities for local crafters and shopping opportunities for the craft-happy (though in many cases, these are one in the same)! ;)

Support local businesses, shop handmade, and bask in the love that goes into every crafty creation!

This is a somewhat random list that is by no means a comprehensive one. If you'd like us to add add an event, email steeltownetsy@gmail.com or convo us via Etsy at

(Pittsburgh and surrounding areas)


Saturdays: Lawrenceville Little Flea, corner of Butler St. and 36th. (Goeller's parking lot) in Lawrenceville. 8am-3pm.

Sundays: Pittsburgh Flea, 21st st & Railroad, Strip District. 8am-3pm


Thunder in the Valley® Annual Motorcycle Rally, Johnstown, PA, June 24-27, 2010. For cending info, contact For vending information, contact Karen Soliday at Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Call 1-800-237-8590, x31 or send an email to karens@visitjohnstownpa.com.

25: I Made It! with WYEP's Summer Music Festival, Schenley Plaza, Oakland. Friday, June 25th, 4-8pm. Application.

26-27: Fourth Annual
"Art in the Wilds" Fine Arts Show, Kane, PA, June 26-27, 2010. Applications due March 1st.

27: I Made It! Market's Birthday Party, Jewish Community Center (JCC), Squirrel Hill. Sunday, June 27th, 12-5pm. Application.


Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg, PA, July 1-4, 2010. Applications due March 1st.

16-18: I Made It! Market for the South Side Works Exposed Artists Market. South Side Works, Pittsburgh, PA. July 16-18, 2010. Application

18: Polish Hill Arts Festival, Sunday, July 18th, 12-8pm. Applications by May 15th.

Discover Presque Isle, Erie, PA, July 23-25, 2010. Applications due June 1st.


14-15: Art Fair on the Boardwalk- Conneaut Lake Art Fair, Conneaut Lake Park. Applications by June 15th.


Co-op Art Harvest, September, 2010. Watch
website for details.

21st Annual Music in the Mountains, Ohiopyle, State Park, Fayette County, PA. Labor Day weekend, September 4-5, 2010. Watch website for details, or contact Friends of Ohiopyle at eeohiopyle@qcol.net.

The Steeltown Shakedown, Twin Hi-Way Drive in on Rte. 60, Sept 11 from 1 pm until? A pre-65 hot rod/car with live bands, vendors, pin-up contest, trophies, pinstriper and tattoo artist on site, and a vintage movie at dusk! Watch website for details.

Wild Wind Folk Art & Craft Show, Warren, PA, September 11-12.

17-19: The Horror Realm Convention, Crowne Plaza, Pittsburgh South. September 17-19, 2010. Check website for vendor information.

Covered Bridge Festival, Washington County, September 18-19th. Contact Washington Co. Tourism office for vending details. (800)531-4114/(724) 228-5520 or info@visitwashingtoncountypa.com.

Ebensburg PotatoFest 2010:Downtown Ebensburg, PA, Saturday, September 25, 2010, 9-5pm. Applications due August 13th.

Franklin Applefest, Franklin, Pa October 1-3, 2010. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Ligonier Days October 8-10, 2010. Applications due March 31st.


23: The Holly and the Ivy Art and Craft Show. Embassy Suites Hotel, Moon Township. October 23, 11am-9pm. Contact Chris at (724) 728-3018 or by e-mail at info@hollyivy.com for more info.

23: St. Thomas More Art & Craft Show, Bethel Park, October 23, 2010. Applications due May 30th. Call 412-833-0031 for more information.


13-14: The Holly and the Ivy Art and Craft Show. Pittsburgh North Marriott, Cranberry Township. November 13-14, 2010. Contact Chris at (724) 728-3018 or by e-mail at info@hollyivy.com for more info.

20-21: The Holly and the Ivy Art and Craft Show. Seven Oaks Country Club, Beaver.
November 20-21, 2010. Contact Chris at (724) 728-3018 or by e-mail at info@hollyivy.com for more info.


I Made It! for the Holidays, The Union Project, Pittsburgh, PA. December 4, 2010, 12-6pm. Watch I Made It!'s website for details.

(Shows across PA and in neighboring states.)


Every First Sunday: Crafty By Nature Outdoor Indie Market, Shupp’s Grove in Adamstown, PA (Lancaster County). May thought October. 9am-4pm.


Lakewood Arts Festival, Lakewood, OH, August 7, 2010. Applications due March 15th.


1-3: Oglebayfest, Artist and Gourmet Markets, Wheeling, WV. Applications by April 30th.


18: Last Minute Market presented by I Made It! Market and Cleveland Handmade, December 18, 2010. Watch
I Made It!'s and Cleveland Handmade's websites for details.

1 comment:

BarkerBell Herbs and Heirlooms said...

Thanks for putting together this fantastic list!

If I find out about any shows not included on the list, I'll come back and comment on this thread. If others could do the same, that would be fantastic!