Applicants will be notified September 21, 2018.
We are unable to answer inquiries regarding application status prior to sending final notifications. Late applications will not be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS.

STAY TUNED for event details, vendor list, Hands-on Handmade Activity Area schedule, fundraiser details, Early Birdie ticket sales and more! 

Handmade Arcade (HA) celebrates its 14th anniversary on December 8, 2018, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. HA is more than just one of the region’s most anticipated annual craft and art events. HA works year-round to continue a tradition of excellence that includes:

  • Hosting an annual event for craft-based artists and designers to sell, share and promote handmade goods (Showcasing 180+ innovative craft-based artists and designers);
  • Recruiting both new and returning vendors, and reaching out to under-served audiences;
  • Featuring arts groups, nonprofits and individual artists in its popular Hands-on Handmade activity area;
  • Pursuing partnerships with organizations that promote youth and minority entrepreneurs;
  • and so much more!