While we can't write about every craft fair and marketplace happening across the country (or the world), we do like to highlight a handful of notable ones each week. If you'd like more people to know about your craft show or event, list it on our Craft Map and we'll gladly consider it for coverage. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
48th Annual Shelton Jaycees Arts and Crafts Fair
June 3, (Sun) 10-4
Running for almost fifty years, this craft fair has got its ducks in a row. The Annual Shelton Jaycees Arts and Crafts Fair is a juried event to kick off the summer in an artful fashion.
Huntington Street and Shelton Avenue, Shelton, Connecticut, 06484, (203) 623-6698,Shelton Jaycees
Wellborn Blueberry Festival
June 1-2, (Fri) 2-8, (Sat) 7-5
This event is positively jammed with sweet family fun. With a parade,
classic car show, bake-offs and (of course) arts and crafts vendors, the Wellborn
Blueberry Festival celebrates the little berry with style.
Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
June 1-2, (Fri) 12-6, (Sat) 9-5
At this celebration of all fiber arts, an ambitious learner can take classes in Tunisian crochet, spinning, needle felting and more. For those who have had enough fiber, the Society for Creative Anachronism will be jousting. No, really, guys clad in mail with shields recreate the archaic sport for the crowd's entertainment. Don't miss it!
Chicago’s Eastside Millennium Art Festival
June 1-3, (Fri)11-5, (Sat) 10-5, (Sun) 10-5
Conveniently staged near the Chicago Art Institute, Millennium Park's interactive water fountains, and "The Bean," this art festival is ideal for a full day of artistic adventure.
39th Annual Folk Arts Fair
June 2-3, (Sat) 10-5, (Sun) 10-5
Attendees of the Annual Folk Arts Folk Fair at the Sharlot Hall Museum will be treated with traditional arts, crafts and entertainment of central territorial Arizona, served alongside a healthy dose of educational history. Bring the whole family along to enjoy an afternoon of discovery and good old-fashioned fun.
Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 West Gurley St., Prescott Arizona 86301, 928-445-3122, Folk Arts Fair
San Francisco’s Union Street Eco-Urban Festival
June 2-3, (Sat) 10-6, (Sun)10-6
With over 150 booths, this event is one of San Francisco’s largest free events, and many of the booths will be featuring unique pieces fabricated from recycled and sustainable materials. Unique, sustainable and crafty? What’s not to like? And as if that were not enough, there’s live entertainment and tasty food!
Image credits (from top): Union Street Festival, Wellborn Blueberry Festival, Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival, Eastside Millennium Art Festival, Folk Arts Fair, Union Street Festival