Location

David L. Lawrence Convention Center

1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Applications are now closed for the winter market. Notifications will be emailed on Monday, September 13.


Event Details: 

Friday, December 3 – Saturday, December 4 / David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Handmade Arcade is committed to the health and safety of its community. Visit our blog post “Winter In-person Market COVID safety protocols” for details. We will continue to communicate our plans to ensure that the in-person winter market will be as safe as possible for everyone.


Handmade Arcade is also offering a Winter Virtual Market starting on Small Business Saturday (11/27) through Cyber Monday (11/29).


VENDOR FAQ

When:

December 3 - December 4

FRIDAY: 5 – 7:30 PM: Happy Hour Preview Party (Ticketed Event)

SATURDAY: 10 AM – 11 AM: Early Birdie shopping hour (Ticketed Event) / 11 AM – 7 PM: General Admission (Free)

Virtual Schedule:

September – October

Handmade Arcade will provide makers with access to their maker curriculum and instructional videos to prepare them for the virtual marketplace.

Makers without an e-commerce site are encouraged to apply. Handmade Arcade will work with accepted makers to help them get ready to participate in a virtual event.

November

Makers will be able to access and populate their maker page on the virtual site. Accepted makers will receive a personalized log-in and password.

Virtual Maker Event opportunities to be announced.

In-Person Schedule:

Friday, December 3 

  • 12 – 4 PM: Vendor load-in and set-up
  • 5 – 7:30 PM: Happy Hour Preview Party
    • Avoid the crowds and shop early!
    • Ticketed event with limited attendees

Saturday, December 4

  • 9 AM: Vendors must be at their booths
  • 10 AM – 11 AM: Early Birdie shopping hour
    • Avoid the crowds and shop early!
    • Ticketed event with limited attendees
  • 11 AM – 7 PM: General Admission (Free)