The Best New Jersey Arts and Crafts
Festivals and Shows

Arts and crafts festivals and specialty item shows

New Jersey Arts and Crafts Festivals

Arts and crafts shows feature the most popular shows and events, most of which are Juried artists and crafts people who come from outside the state to display their work. Other shows with specialty items and collections are also featured here.

Shows range from major national or regional events with 50,000 plus visitors to small local fund-raisers.The arts and crafts shows feature the most popular shows and events, most of which are Juried artists and crafts people who come from outside the state to display their work.

Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

October 2016

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
October 21 - 23, 2016
Garden State Exhibit Center
Atrium Dr. Center
Somerset, NJ
This popular craft festival features fine crafts and art from over 250 artisans displaying and selling their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, furniture and home accessories, items for the garden, and photography. In addition to top national artists, the Festival will also introduce new and emerging artists showcasing the latest trends in handmade fashion and accessories, statement jewelry and fine art. The show also includes live music and children’s entertainment. Middle Earth Studios returns with their popular dress-up theatre.

Halloween Fest Arts & Craft Show
October 29, 30, 2016: Saturday, 10am to 9pm and Sunday, 11am - 6pm
The Voorhees Town Center (The Mall)
Held indoors on 1st & 2nd floors
Vorhees, NJ
Free admission
The event held along with the 2nd annual Children's Halloween Fest, features great food, displays, giveaways, free shopping bags and entertainment. local craftsmen and vendors with handmade art and crafts. Guest will get to view a large variety of handmade wreaths, handbags, scarves, country crafts, jewelry, skin care, wood furniture, candles, pet accessories and more.

November 2016

Antiques & Collectibles Show
November 6, 2016; 9am to 3pm
The Wayne PAL building
1 PAL Drive
Wayne, New Jersey
This event features over 140 dealers displaying Vintage Jewelry, Toys, Advertising Items, Games, Books, Military, Breweriana, Paper items, Sterling Silver, Glass & China, Sports, Trains, Fishing, NASCAR, Boy Scouts, Dolls, Music, Primitives, collectibles of all kinds. Aditionbal shows are scheduled for: December 4th 2016, January 8th 2017, February 5th 2017, March 5th 2017, and April 2nd 2017.

Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair
November 13th, 2016
Pearl R Miller Middle School
121 Kinnelon Rd.
Kinnelon, NJ
201-998-6311, 201-998-1104
Hosted by the Women of Smoke Rise Club, this event will feature over 100 artisans displaying and selling their original handmade works such as gift items, accessories, sculptures, personalized items, photography, pottery, jewelry, decorative fiber works, metal works, paper, stone, and so much more. There will be a children's "hands on" craft area (free), exhibitors demonstrating their works as well as light music and good food being sold. Held mainly indoors with some outdoors, this event is open to the public from 10 am - 5 pm.

December 2016

Country Folk Art Craft Show
December 2 until December 4, 2016
New Jersey Convention & Expo Center
97 Sunfield Ave,
Edison, NJ
248-634-4151 x-628
Featuring artisans from across the country offering unique decorating and gift items including handcrafted furniture, home and garden decor, quilts, florals, framed art, ironwork, shabby chic, primitive, holiday decor, lamps, rugs, jewelry, wearable art, candles, gourmet delights and more! Show Hours: Friday 5-9, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-4 .

December 2nd - 4th, 2016; Friday, 4 pm - 8 pm; Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm.
Tuckerton Seaport
120 W. Main St.,
Tuckerton, NJ
This event features A European style holiday market outdoors and under a huge heated tent. Craft and gift vendors, fabulous food court, hot Gluhwein, kiddie rides, meet Santa, horse and wagon rides, demonstrations, great entertainment and holiday fun! Wine tasting

Hoboken Holiday Craft Fair
December 3rd, 4th, 2016
Hoboken City Hall
94 Washington St.,
Hoboken, NJ
This event features unique handcrafted gift items for that special someone, including: jewelry, candles, soap & body products, hand knits, fashion accesories, baby items, cards & stationary, wood crafted items, photography, artwork, glass, pottery, holiday ornaments & much more.


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