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The annual Handmade Arcade Spring Market is a block-party-style event featuring 30 talented emerging makers. Whether you’re just starting out as a new maker or have been crafting and creating on the side for years but have yet to take your hobby to the next level, the Handmade Arcade Spring Market is for you!

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Help us keep the handmade magic alive!

$10 helps us continue the tradition of free admission. $50 provides supplies for our hands-on activities. $100 covers professional mentorship for one youth maker. A gift of any amount will help us carry out our mission to empower makers of all ages and connect them with shoppers who care about supporting independent artists.

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Handmade Arcade started with a group indie crafters looking for a place to sell their wares

We’ve grown a lot since our very first market back in 2005 at Construction Junction, but these things are still true: we never take a cut of our makers’ earnings, we’re powered by a fleet of volunteers, and we need you (yes, you!) to help us keep it going.

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About Handmade Arcade

Handmade Arcade is a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit that believes in the power of making. We support makers by connecting them with consumers and resources to improve their craft and business. We offer workshops, classes, and opportunities to the regional maker community year-round, including hosting one of the most extensive independent maker fairs in the Northeast.

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