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. 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.

Multi-date Events

Asbury Park Holiday Bazaar
November 24, - December 23, 2018; 11am - 6pm
Asbury Park Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
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Cost: FREE
Don't miss the most spectacular holiday market in New Jersey! The Asbury Park Holiday will feature over 200 of the best local and regional artists, vendors, and shops selling the cutest and coolest vintage, handmade, art, jewelry, home goods, foodstuffs, and more. The Asbury Park Bazaar will take place in beautiful and historic Convention Hall, which will be transformed into a winter wonderland this holiday season. The Bazaar will feature live music and special performances, Photos with Santa Sundays, holiday photo booth, a 30 foot Christmas tree, fireplace lounge, and beautiful holiday decor. While you shop, enjoy a seasonally-inspired menu and holiday drinks at the Anchors Bend, Asbury Oyster Bar and Mogo Taco. Feeling creative? Join us for kids art classes and holiday craft workshops. The holiday market is inspired by the traditional "Weihnachtsmarkts" in Germany. So be sure to stop by our hot drink bar to enjoy traditional glühwein (hot mulled wine), hot chocolate or hot cider while you shop!
We'll also be featuring freshly made hot donuts and a make-your-own canoli station.
On Sundays, bring a toy or gently used coat for the AP Toy & Coat Drive or donate what you can and you will receive a 4x6 print of your Photo with Santa, along with copies of your photos emailed to you. Pets are invited to meet Santa as well! Sponsored by Shoreline Media.

Rancocas Woods Handmade Artisans Market

March 23, 2019 - December 7. 2019
Made & Found Market
118 Creek Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
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Contact: Michael Semola, Phone: 856-655-7880, Email: madeandfoundmkt@gmail.com
Event Cost: Free
iSewt in rustic Rancocas Woods, this outdoor handmade artisans market features an eclectic mix of local craft vendors, food trucks, live music, & more!

December 2018

Holiday Craft Show Morristown
December 7, 8, 9, 2018: 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 admission is $9 (includes unlimited re-entry); seniors are $8; children under 6 are free.
This weekend event features creative holiday items from 160 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.

Holiday Craft Show
December 9, 2018; 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wayne Valley High Schol
551 Valley Rd.
Wayne, NJ
201-666-1340
Website
Admission: $3.
This craft show featyres over one hundred exhibitors will be set up in one huge gym with arts and crafts. Some of the items available will be stained and painted glass, cutting boards, turned wood pens, pepper mills and bowls, fiber, florals, lighted wood holiday trees, pottery, ceramics, jewelry, apparel, soft sculpture, bonsai, dried herb mixes, olive oils, chocolates, hand painted slates, children's items, totes, pillows, wood character clock, hand knits, lighted trees, holiday decorations and much more.

Flea Market and Collectible Show
Sunday, December 9, 2018; 7AM to 5PM
Clifton Masonic Lodge 203
1496 Van Houten Avenue,
Clifton NJ
973-981-0049
An outdoor market with limited indoor space. Market will have 30 to 40 vendors selling new and used merchandise and collectibles.

January 2019

Mid-Winter Antique Show
January 26, 2019;
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd.
Millville, NJ 08332
Web Site
Contact: Taral Thompson, Phone: 856-825-6800, Email: wheatonartsnews@wheatonarts.org
Event Cost: $5 per person
This show spotlights approximately 40 quality dealers, attracting thousands of visitors from the Mid-Atlantic region. Attendees can explore a wide selection of antique furniture, books, ceramics, glass, jewelry, linens, memorabilia, paper, toys, pottery, primitives, vintage accessories, and more. Admission is $5.00 per person.
Show hours: Saturday, January 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, January
27 are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WheatonArts Members enjoy a private Preview at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Food and refreshments will be available for purchase in the Event Center.
The award-winning Museum Stores will be open during both days of the show.
The Museum of American Glass and Artist Studios will be open during the Antique Show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days.


March 2019

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
March 1 - 3, 2018; Friday & Saturday, 10am - 6pm; Sunday, 10am - 5pm
New Jersey Convention and Expo Center
97 Sunfield Avenue
Website
Featuring more than 250 emerging and established artists and craftspeople from around the nation. If you've ever wanted to see metal spinning, pottery and other art in action, then you're in luck with our amazing live art demonstrations and workshops, featuring master craftspeople along with local artisans. Enjoy the dulcet tunes of live jazz music while you shop, or can take a break with family-friendly entertainment. They also have a variety of specialty food vendors to find something new and exciting for your palate. You can also stock up on delicious and hard-to-find items such as gourmet truffles, frozen jams, hand-blended teas and fruit-infused wines.

April 2019

6th Annual Historic Downtown Arts & Crafts
April 14, 2019; 10am - 5pm
100 Main Street
Historic Downtown Somerville, NJ
201.998.6311
This annual event features over 100 talented artisans, craftsmen and photographers will be displaying and selling a wonderful mix of quality contemporary crafts as well as fine art. There will be original handmade works such as oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, decorative fiber works, metal works, paper, stone, garden works and so much more. Some exhibitors will be demonstrating their craft. You can view photographs of the many exhibitors' works on display at this fair and their websites. There nis also live entertainment with line up of music throughout the day. The entertainment area is located by Alfonso's Restaurant at 99 Main St.

Glenside Arts Festival
April 27, 2018: 12 noon - 6pm
Glenside Avenue & Easton Road
Glenside, New Jersey
(267) 536-9045
Celebrate Earth Day with over 60 exhibitors. Downtown Glenside is a vibrant town with a little something for everyone including delicious restaurants, unique shops, and a strong sense of community and family. The Festival will include crafts, food trucks, entertainment, and wine tastings.


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