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The Best Arts and Crafts
Festivals and Shows in New Jersey

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.

Arts and crafts 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.





State of NJ

COVID-19 executive orders in effect apply to indoor gatherings are limited to a maximum of 10 people, effective November 23rd: Outdoor gatherings are limited to a maximum of 150 people
The following indoor gatherings are exempt and may continue under the current rules – limited to 25% of a room's capacity, up to 150 people:

  • Indoor performance venues, including concert venues
  • Restaurants with bars, and lounges that serve food and drink, however, must remove bar seating and close their indoor premises for business by 10 pm.

    With near term cancellations occurring at a rapid rate, and despite trying to remove them as soon as we learn of the cancellations or restrictions, we  recommend viewers contact the event sponsors before heading out to a listed event to confirm their status.




November 2020 Arts and Crafts Events

Long Branch Holiday Bazaar
November 27th through December 20th, 2020; 12PM - 5PM
Festival Plaza
Pier Village
Long Branch, NJ
Website
This open-air market will feature shopping, holiday workshops, festive decor, music & entertainment, holiday-inspired food & hot drinks, photos and more! The event will kick off on Black Friday weekend, Nov 27, 28 & 29 and take place every week Thursday through Sunday until Dec 20th under a giant (heated!) tent.





December 2020 Arts and Crafts Events

The Atlantic City Holiday Bazaar
December 5th & 6th, 2020; 12 - 5 pm
Bourré Atlantic City
201 S New York Ave
Atlantic City, NJ
Free parking in lot on St. James Place - enter through patio gate.
Website
Shop local and regional vendors selling handcrafted, vintage and perfect holiday gifts, enjoy sparkling lights, live music, food & libations, and beautiful holiday decor - all in a cozy outdoor atmosphere with plenty of space to social distance. Enjoy this unique shopping experience while enjoying delicious food and beverages and musical performances at the outdoor market that is always free of admission. Ready to make some wonderful memories and get into the holiday spirit?
The holiday bazaar is inspired by the traditional "Weihnachtsmarkts" in Germany. While you shop, enjoy a seasonally-inspired menu, holiday cocktails and warm up at Bourré's large outdoor fire pit. Part of the rebirth of Atlantic City and the growth of The Orange Loop, Bourré transforms an old gentlemen's club to an industrial New Orleans themed pub - featuring cajun bbq and themed spirits!
Just steps off the boardwalk and neighbors to the iconic Irish Pub, Bourré offers a huge outdoor space showcasing a large bbq smoker.

Ocean Grove Holiday Craft Festival
Saturday, December 5, 2020; 10pm - 4pm (Rain or Shine)
Downtown
Main Ave
Ocean Grove, NJ
Website
732-774-1391
Free admission
This event deatures artisans & makers, with live music by the Band of Strays
Masks required

Holiday Craft Show Morristown
December 11, 12, 13, 2020: Friday 4 - 8 pm; Saturday 10 am - 6 pm; Sunday 11 am - 5 pm.
Morristown National Guard Armory
430 Western Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960
845-331-7900
Website
General $10, Seniors (62 and up) $8, Under 16 FREE
This weekend event features creative holiday items from 175 modern American makers from across the country. Savvy shoppers have the chance to wow their loved ones with one-of-a-kind holiday gifts they will never forget. In addition to 165 craft artists from across the country are various demonstrations and a gourmet specialty food boutique.