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

Event Details: 

Three Day Virtual Marketplace:

Saturday, November 27 – Monday, November 29 / Small Business Saturday through Cyber Monday

Handmade Arcade is also offering a Winter In-Person Market on Friday, December 3, and Saturday, December 4 at the 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.



November 27 - November 29

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.


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)