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.





Note: 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 Arts & Crafts Events

Family Fun Craft Shows at the Cape May Lighthouse
Wednesdays, July 6 - August 24, 2022: 9AM – 2PM
Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May Point State Park
Lower Township, NJ
Website
Free admission to the grounds.
Join in this summer and enjoy kid-friendly activities, performers, entertainment and crafts vendors at the base of the lighthouse.





July 2022 Arts & Crafts Events

Cape May Promanade Craft Show
Saturday & Sunday, July 9th & 10, 2022:10am -5pm
Promenade Beach Ave.
Cape May, NJ 08204
609-884-9563
Website
Crafters exhibiting only original work will offer everything from jewelry to leather goods, from fashion and accessories to water colors, so you are sure to find all the perfect gifts you've been searching for-and of course, a little something for yourself.

Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival

July 9, 10, 2022
Downtown Haddonfield, NJ
Website
downtown@haddonfield-nj.gov
This event features more than 200 artists showcasing the best of best of fine art and craft from the region and beyond. This two-day outdoor festival will be held Saturday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Sunday, from noon - 5 p.m., along Kings Highway between Washington Avenue and Haddon Avenue and along Tanner Street to Euclid Avenue.

Atlantic Highlands Historical Society Arts and Crafts Festival
Saturday, July 16, 2022;10:00am — 4:00pm (rain date Sunday, July 17th)
Veterans Park
First Ave.
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 10:00am — 4:00pm
732-291-1861
Website
A day of fun, arts and crafts, special foods and community celebration in Atlantic Highlands. This event features exhibtors artistry. Watercolors, prints, photography, woodworking, ceramics, fabric and floral displays, an array of decorative items, unique hand made jewelry, and other original artistic creations will be shown and sold.

The WheatonArts Antique & Summer Market
July 30, 31, 2022 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine)
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ
856-825-6800
Website
Cost: $7-$12
The annual Antique & Summer Market at WheatonArts is an indoor/outdoor event featuring 40+ Antique Dealers from the Mid-Atlantic area, along with a variety of local artists, food vendors, and farm market proprietors! Browse from a wide selection of ceramics, furniture, glass, jewelry, memorabilia, toys, vintage accessories, & more. This event is included with WheatonArts general admission. Alongside the market event, explore the Museum of American Glass, the Down Jersey Folklife Center, Artist Studios (Hot Glass, Pottery, & Flameworking), Museum Stores, and the Nature Trail!





August 2022 Arts & Crafts Events

Cape May Promanade Craft Show
Saturday & Sunday, August 20 & 21st, 2022:10am -5pm
Promenade Beach Ave.
Cape May, NJ 08204
609-884-9563
Website
Crafters exhibiting only original work will offer everything from jewelry to leather goods, from fashion and accessories to water colors, so you are sure to find all the perfect gifts you've been searching for-and of course, a little something for yourself.

Collingswood Crafts and Fine Art Festival

August 20 & 21, 2022
Haddon Avenue
Collingswood, NJ
Website
This event features 125+ juried craft and fine artists. Expect to see handcrafted pottery, blown and stained glass, fine and fashion jewelry, leather, wooden utensils and furniture, unique clothing, garden embellishments, handsome home decor, paintings, photographs, pet specialties, gourmet delights, candles, soaps, and scents and much more.





September 2022 Arts & Crafts Events

48th Annual Fall Craft Show
September 10th and 11th, 2022; 10:00 - 5:00 Rain or Shine
Municipal Field
134 Main Street
Chester,NJ
Website
Cost: $5.00
This event features a wide variety of hand made items including traditional craft, fine art, and country crafts. Find unique gifts for everyone on your shopping list as well as beautiful handcrafted furnishings for your home.

Ocean Grove Giant Fall Flea Market
Saturday, September 10th, 2022; 9am - 4pm (Rain or Shine)
Downtown
Main Ave - Pilgrim Parkway
Ocean Grove, NJ
Website
732-774-1391
Free admission
This event features artisans & craft makers, with live music.

Annual Peters Valley Fall Craft Fair
September 24 & 25, 2022, 10am - 5pm
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ
Website/Tickets
Admission: $10 one day pass, Children under 12: Free
This event showcases beautiful American Craft made by 100+ exhibiting artists from across the country. Come & discover the pleasure of living with handmade objects and the beauty they bring to your life. Browse five buildings of amazing artwork, meet the makers, watch an array of artist demonstrations and find the perfect gift for yourself or someone special. This a juried show of exhibitors, who are each selected for excellence and originality in twelve different media. There are always ongoing artist demonstrations, live music, great food and kid's art activities.





October 2022 Arts & Crafts Events

Annual Cranberry Fest
October 1st & 2nd, 2022: 11AM-5PM.
Downtown Bordentown, Farnsworth Ave.
Bordentown, NJ
609-414-0828
Website
Free to attend
The area's largest juried arts and crafts shows with over 10 crafters, artists and vendors, and 40,000 visitors annually.This family event features live music. a beer garden. "Family Friendly" Kids Zone, and more! There's plenty of free parking with shuttle buses running, free of charge, from 6 locations. Handicapped parking available at the base of Crosswicks St. and Farnsworth Ave. Enter via Crosswicks St.

23rd Festival of Fine Craft
October 1 & 2, 2022; Rain or Shine
WheatonArts
1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ
Website
Cost: $12.00 Adults, $11.00 Senior Adults (62+), $7.00 Students, Children 5 & under are free
This even features two days of an art and shopping experience for the entire family with 125+ juried artists & craftspeople displaying and selling their works, special artist demonstrations, hands-on family art activities, a Beer & Wine Garden*, Glass Pumpkin Fundraiser, live music, and more! For the health and safe.

Allentown Fall Festival
October 8th & 9th, 2022
Main St
Allentown, NJ
Website
Cost: Free to attend
This event features live music, a craft beer garden, food trucks, classic cars, civil war encampment, craft vendors, and a host of activities for kids. Showcasing 100% handmade local crafters and artisans, join us in the fun and get a jump on holiday shopping while buying local at the same time.

Annual Pumpkin Festival & Share the Harvest Food Drive
Saturday, October 8th, 2022; 10:00am-4:00pm
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
South Cape May, NJ 08204
Website
Cost: Free Admission, please bring a non-perishable food item
This family event features pumpkin painting and games throughout the day. A variety of crafters will sell their wares along the Village's shell-paved lanes. Vendors will be selling hot dogs, funnel cake, and other snacks. Visit a haunted house at the Village Barn and hop on a fall hayride through the farm. Don't miss the Children's Halloween Parade at 11 am.

The Craft Show @ Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 8, 2022, 10am - 5pm
Demarest Nature Center
Duck Pond
38 Park St
Demarest, NJ
Website
This event features a high quality craft show with up to 75 crafts persons bringing their handmade crafts in many medias. It's a great place for holiday shopping, for gifts, or for items for your own use and enjoyment. There will be German music, German food, water and soft drinks; Korean delicacies; inflatable games. While at the fair visit the Demarest Nature Center and environmental information tables. All proceeds go to benefit The Demarest Nature Center.

Ocean Grove Fall Harvest Festival
October 8, 2022; 10am - 4pm (Rain or Shine)
Downtown
Main Ave - Pilgrim Parkway
Ocean Grove, NJ
Website
732-774-1391
Free admission
This event features artisans & craft makers, with live music by Jo Wymer & Band, and the Ckuck Lambert Blues.

West Milford Autumn Lights Festival
Saturday October 8, 2022 10am - 5pm
Union Valley Rd
West Milford NJ
Website
info@autumnlightsfestival.com
The Autumn Lights Festival first started 26 years ago as a celebration to West Milford for getting its first traffic light! In the beginning it was just the town gathering on the lawn of Town Hall.
Today it has grown to a street fair that has over 300 vendors, live music, child activities, games and rides. With about 20,000 'ALFers' that visit throughout the day.