Handmade Arcade’s Digital Reach

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Instagram: 15.5K+ followers
Email: 17k+ subscribers

Handmade Arcade advertises the Holiday Market digitally, on air, in print, and with coordinated press coverage—resulting in hundreds of thousands of impressions throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia each year.

$5,000 Level Sponsor

Hands-On Handmade Arcade Named Sponsor (only 1 available)
Hands-on Handmade (HOHA) is pop-up craft-lab environment during Handmade Arcade’s annual Holiday Market. Your sponsorship supports large-scale live artistic demonstrations and hands-on, interactive making experiences hosted by from community partners, individual artists, youth makers, and other creatives from around the region.

Includes 20×10 booth at Holiday Market

$5,000 Sponsor Benefits

$2,500 Level Event Named Sponsors

Special Event Named Sponsors (this opportunity is sold out)

  • Friday Night Happy Hour Named Sponsor
  • Early Bird Shopping Named Sponsor
  • Youth Maker Alley Named Sponsor

Includes 20×10 booth at Holiday Market

$2,500 Sponsor Benefits

$1,250 Top Tier Sponsors

Top Tier Event Sponsors (only 12 available – two remaining)

Includes 10×10 booth at Holiday Market

$1,250 Sponsor Benefits


$500 Second Tier Sponsors

Second Tier Event Sponsors 

$500 Sponsor Benefits


$250 Third Tier Sponsors

Third Tier Event Sponsors 

$250 Sponsor Benefits

Past Press Coverage Includes:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Condé Nast Traveler
  • Craft Industry Alliance
  • KDKA: Pittsburgh Today Live
  • Kidsburgh
  • Mt. Lebanon Magazine
  • Next Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh City Paper
  • Pittsburgh Magazine
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Trib LIVE
  • WTAE
  • WPXI and PCNC-TV
  • 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station
  • and more!

Handmade Arcade is committed to uplifting Pittsburgh’s creative community!

Handmade Arcade’s 2024 Holiday Market will once again:

  • Host over 250 makers, artists, and craftspeople
  • Welcome 10,000+ attendees
  • Create an exciting, interactive Hands-on Handmade Area
  • Collaborate with like-minded nonprofits
  • Welcome local education and art organizations
  • Advertise across the region online, in print, and on air
  • And more! Stay tuned as we announce details.

We will consider sponsor trades!

Email your trade proposal to tricia@handmadearcade.org.

Handmade Arcade is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Sponsorships and in-kind donations over $250 to Handmade Arcade are tax deductible as charitable contributions.

Handmade Arcade is the spark that ignited Pittsburgh’s robust maker community.

Handmade Arcade operates as a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose programming significantly impacts Pittsburgh’s local creative economy

For 18 years, Handmade Arcade has produced the region’s most highly anticipated Holiday Market.

Annually, over 10,000 shoppers come from all over Southwestern Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia to buy one-of-a-kind, locally produced, handcrafted holiday gifts.

In addition to recognition at the market, sponsors will reach tens of thousands of tech-and-art-savvy shoppers this holiday season through our popular virtual catalog.

Your sponsorship allows Handmade Arcade to provide craft-based artists, designers, and makers with opportunities to reach new communities and build a thriving creative business.