Handmade Arcade Holiday Market 2022

2022 Holiday Press

Make the most of your 2022 holiday season with these Pittsburgh events
Pittsburgh City Paper / November 23, 2022

21 things to do this week, from ‘A Christmas Story’ to ‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’
Next Pittsburgh / November 28, 2022

Handmade Arcade Announces New Programming for 2022 Season: 18th Annual Holiday Market Returns to Pre-pandemic Peak December 2—3
Macaroni Kid / November 25, 2022

Hot List
Pittsburgh Magazine / December 2022 Print Edition

6 Holiday Markets Where You Can Get Your Shopping On
From Downtown’s Handmade Arcade to Zelienople’s ice festival, find one-of-a-kind gifts at these area artists markets.
Pittsburgh Magazine / November 14, 2022 / by Jessica Sinichak

Handmade Arcade Announces Makers for 18th Annual Holiday Market
North Hills Monthly Magazine / November Edition

Locals to Know: Meet Seiko Sisco, chemist-turned-maker of adorable goods
The Incline / October 19, 2022 / By Colin Williams

 

PRESS RELEASES:

RELEASE: Handmade Arcade Announces New Virtual Catalog, Youth Makers, & Interactive Programming (Nov. 16)
18th Annual Holiday Market Returns to Pre-pandemic Peak

RELEASE: Handmade Arcade Announces Makers for 18th Annual Holiday Market (Oct. 13)
December 3 Market Hosts 250 Makers and Return of Hands-on Crafts

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RELEASE: Open Call for Artists – Largest Holiday Market in the Region (June 2)
Applications for 2022 Holiday Market open June 15–August 21, 2022

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Contact:
Tricia Brancolini-Foley, Executive Director
tricia@handmadearcade.org
(412) 654-3889

CONNECT WITH US:
WEBSITE: handmadearcade.org
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/handmadearcade
INSTAGRAM: @HandmadeArcade

Past Press + Press Releases

Spring Show 2022 Press

Handmade Arcade Spring Market features upcycling, reuse and creative craft
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette / Patricia Sheridan / April 24, 2022

What to do this week in Pittsburgh, from JFilm to History Uncorked
Next Pittsburgh / Jennifer Baron /  April 24, 2022


Handmade Arcade 2021 Holiday Market Press

5 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend: Dec. 3-5
Trib Live / Joanne Klimovich Harrop /  December 3, 2021 

Handmade Arcade Holiday Market offers small shopping, live demos, art, and more
Pittsburgh City Paper / Tia Bailey / December 3. 2021

Handmade Arcade Returns To David L. Lawrence Convention Center
KDKA-TV News Staff

Pittsburgh Today Live: We’re chatting with Tricia Brancolini-Foley, the executive director of Handmade Arcade, about the Holiday Market coming up at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
KDKA / December 1, 2021

Holiday Bucket List: 30 festive activities and adventures to help you get into the holiday spirit.
In Community Magazine / Winter 2021

Down In Front: Holiday Edition!
Mt. Lebanon Magazine / Stephanie Hacke / November 29, 2021

At Handmade Arcade this weekend, check out maker demonstrations and gifts by local crafters — including teens!
Kidsburgh /

12 December events not to miss in Pittsburgh Next
NEXTpittsburgh / Jennifer Baron / November 29, 2021

Pittsburgh’s Handmade Arcade returns with pandemic precautions
90.5 WESA / Bill O’Driscoll / November 26, 2021

Pittsburgh’s biggest holiday mart, Handmade Arcade, returns
Beaver County Times / Scott Tady / November 26, 2021

Tis the Season to Get Festive with These Local Holiday Markets
Pittsburgh Magazine / Haley Daugherty / November 10, 2021


Show and Sell 2021


Moraine State Park Regatta Begins; Moe’s Thank You Tour at Cobblehaus Brewing; Show and Sell Event

Entertainment Central / Rick Handler / August 5, 2021

5 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend: Aug. 6-8
TribLive / Joanne Klimovich Harrop / August 6, 2021

Handmade Arcade Returns to In-Person Events with Show and Sell Market
Pittsburgh Magazine / Haley Daugherty / August 2, 2021


Spring 2021

Handmade Arcade spring online marketplace to feature a hyperlocal focus
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette / Sara Bauknecht / April 29, 2021

Handmade Arcade Offers First Spring Marketplace For Local Makers Only
90.5 WESA / Bill O’Driscoll / April 26, 2021

Handmade Arcade hosting virtual spring event, other happenings in 2021
TribLive / Joanne Klimovich Harrop / April 14, 2021

Handmade Arcade announces virtual Spring Marketplace, other events
The Almanac / Harry Funk / April 12, 2021

Here’s How to Support Local Makers — By Shopping Online
Pittsburgh Magazine / Julianna Poljak / March 8, 2021

Handmade Arcade Virtual Marketplace: Spring Edition
Pittsburgh City Paper

Craft Industry Alliance Podcast Episode #188: Tricia Brancolini-Foley of Handmade Arcade
Host Abby Glassenberg / Mar 1, 2021

2022 Press Releases:

March 24, 2022:
30 regional makers chosen for April 30th Spring Market
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January 19, 2022:
Handmade Arcade Doubles Down on Pittsburgh’s Creative Economy in 2022
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2021 Press Releases:

November 9, 2021: 
Announcing Artist-Led Demonstrations and New Details for the Handmade Arcade Holiday Market

October 14, 2021:
Handmade Arcade Announces New Details for In-Person Holiday Market on December 4

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June 22, 2021:
Handmade Arcade Brings Back Live Events with In-person Summer Pop-up and Hybrid Winter Marketplace
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PRESS RELEASE: APRIL 1, 2021: 
Handmade Arcade Announces Innovative 2021 Season, Launching with its Virtual Marketplace Spring Edition
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PRESS RELEASE: FEBRUARY 4, 2021: 
Handmade Arcade to host its first-ever hyperlocal marketplace for makers living and/or working in Allegheny County.