2010 ARTS & CRAFT SHOWS
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 email@example.com or convo us via Etsy at http://steeltownetsy.etsy.com.
2010 LOCAL SHOWS(Pittsburgh and surrounding areas)
Saturdays: Lawrenceville Little Flea, corner of Butler St. and 36th. (Goeller's parking lot) in Lawrenceville. 8am-3pm.
Saturdays: Mount Washington Art Marketplace, Shiloh St. in Mt. Washington. 11am-6pm. May 29- September 4th.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
25: I Made It! with WYEP's Summer Music Festival, Schenley Plaza, Oakland. Friday, June 25th, 4-8pm. Application.
26: Handmade in Marriage, Wildcard in Lawrenceville. Saturday, June 26th, 11-5 pm.
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.
1-4: 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.
23-25: Discover Presque Isle, Erie, PA, July 23-25, 2010. Applications due June 1st.
Sundays: Pittsburgh Flea, 21st St & Railroad, Strip District. 8am-3pm
6: Steel Town Etsy (STE) Handmade Trunk Show with Unblurred Art Gallery Crawl, Schmutz Lodge, Penn Ave. Vending open only to STE members.
7: I Made It! Market Mini @ Bike Pgh Bike Fest & Swap, Leslie Park Pool, Lawrenceville, August 7, 12 – 5 pm. Visit I Made It! Market's website for more info.
14: I Made It! Market Mini @ Allegheny County Green Innovation Festival, Hartwood Amphitheater, August 14, 11 am – 7 pm. Visit I Made It! Market's website for more info.
14-15: Art Fair on the Boardwalk- Conneaut Lake Art Fair, Conneaut Lake Park. Applications by June 15th.
21: 1st Annual Steel City Rockers vs. Mods (vintage motorcycle and scooter rally), South Side Works. Vendor information.
29: Crafts N'At by Pittsburgh Craft Collective (PCC), Soldiers and Sailor's Hall in Oakland, Sunday, August 29th, 12-5. Applications by August 1st.
4-5: 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 email@example.com.
11: 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.
11-12: 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.
18-19: Covered Bridge Festival, Washington County, September 18-19th. Contact Washington Co. Tourism office for vending details. (800)531-4114/(724) 228-5520 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
25: Ebensburg PotatoFest 2010:Downtown Ebensburg, PA, Saturday, September 25, 2010, 9-5pm. Applications due August 13th.
26: 5th Annual Co-op Art Harvest, East End Food Co-op, 7516 Meade St in Pt Breeze. Sunday, Sept 26th. Visit http://www.eastendfoodcoop.com/ for more details.
1-3: Franklin Applefest, Franklin, Pa October 1-3, 2010. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
8-10: 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com for more info.
4: 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.
7: 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.
6: Oddmall Emporium of the Weird Special Holiday Edition, Hudson, OH. Vendor information.
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.