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Trinity High School Choir Craft Fair

"Booths are available for the Trinity High School Choir Craft Fair! There will be 200+ booths for arts, crafts and collectibles, as well as concessions and musical performances."

November 6th, 2010
9:00AM to 5:00PM

Trinity High School
500 N. Industrial Blvd.
Euless, TX 76039

Booths are 10X10 and cost $80.
Applications are provided by email to vendors who are selected.

For more information: contact their event coordinator at 817-304-6305.

Weekend Fun 7/2 -7/4

Got a feeling I must be missing some big July 4th Arts & Crafts events. If you know of one, tell me : dfwcraftshows@gmail.com!

Shakespeare in the Park

Every day from June 16th to July 24th, excluding Mondays
Gates open at 6:45PM
Performances start at 8:15PM

Samuell Grand Amphitheatre
Dallas, TX

Shakespeare in the Park will be preforming 3 different productions throughout the summer: Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Enjoy their lovely open air amphitheater and check out lots of really cool wares from local artists and crafters before the show and during intermission!

More information about the shows and tickets can be found at their site here.


July 1st & July 3rd, 2010
9:00AM to 2:00PM

Historic Downtown Grapevine

"You can find an eclectic array of items at Grapevine Market, including the finest handmade jewelry, distinctive home décor, quality antiques, and more. Peruse the unique displays and indulge in something special."


Happy Fourth of July everyone! I hope you have a great 2, 3, or 4 day weekend! :)

Craft & Bake Show

"Craft for a Cure is open to all crafters, artists, and bakers. The show is put together by two cousins to raise money for Susan G. Komen 3 Day for the Cure. All proceeds from the booth and table fees will go towards charity, as well as any funds raised from the raffle."

July 24th, 2010
9:00AM to 5:00PM

Van Community Center
310 Chestnut St.
Van, TX

Booths are $50 for an 8X10 space including one folding table and chair. Additional tables and chairs are available at an additional fee.

Applications are available here.

More information can be found here.

Snowflake Holiday Bazaar

"Shop for seasonal items, floral designs, gourmet specialties, jewelry, toys, candles, monogramming, ornaments, stationery, home & fashion accessories, ladies & children’s wear, designed pillows, hand crafted musical instruments, handbags, home fragrances, etc."

October 23rd, 2010
9:00AM to 5:00PM
October 24th, 2010
12:00PM to 5:00PM

Plano West Senior High
5601 W. Parker Road,
Plano, Texas 75093
(Between Preston and Dallas North Tollway)

Booth fees are as follows:

Single Booth, 10X8 - $170
Double Booth, 20X8 - $340
Triple Booth, 30X8 - $495

Tables and electricity are available for an additional fee.

Applications are available here and are due by July 3rd.

More info can be found on their site here.

Deep Ellum Outdoor Market


"The Deep Ellum Outdoor Market is a monthly event that showcases local talent and promotes local businesses in Dallas' historic arts district. The Market will provide Deep Ellum with a venue for local artists and musicians to expose their talent, for local businesses to promote their services, and for bars and restaurants in the area to entertain more people."

July 17th, 2010
11:00AM to 5:00PM

Intersection of Elm St. and Malcolm X Blvd
Covered parking lot behind Cafe Brazil
Dallas, TX

Booth fees are $30 for an 8X8 space.

Applications are here and are due on July 8th.

More information can be found on their website here.

Birdville High School PTSA Craft Show

"Come join us on Saturday and Sunday, September 18-19, 2010 for our 12th Annual Fall Craft Show. Over 200 crafters will be setup throughout the entire east wing of the high school. You'll be able to get your holiday shopping done early from the great selection of crafts and holiday items. We will also have great food available in the cafeteria, so plan on staying for lunch. We look forward to seeing you there."

September 18th, 2010
9:00AM - 5:00PM
September 19th, 2010
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Birdville Highschool
9100 Mid-Cities Blvd
N Richland Hills, TX

Admission is $1 for ages 12 and up.

Booths are 10X8 and fees are as follows:

Saturday only - $70.00
Saturday and Sunday - $130.00
(electricity is available on a first come first serve basis)

Applications have been uploaded here and are due by September 10th, 2010.

Vendor letters have been uploaded here.

For more information please contact Kellie Kellner at kelliekellner@charter.net.

Taste of Denton Family Festival


"With local restaurants, vendors, entertainers, and activities for kids and kids at heart, the Taste of Denton Family Festival will be an ideal way for the whole family to celebrate everything they love about Denton County. Admission is free and parking is $10."

September 17th, 2010
5:00PM - 12:00AM
September 18th, 2010
11:00AM - 12:00AM
September 19th, 2010
11:00AM - 5:00PM

North Star Event Complex
3236 Memory Lane
Denton, TX 76207

Booth fees are as follows:

10X10 Booth space with no canopy or tables: $75
10X20 Booth space with no canopy or tables: $150
10X10 Booth space with canopy and 2 8 ft skirted tables: $150
10X20 Booth space with canopy and tables: $200

(These are approx as I best understand them from the literature provided below.)

Applications have been uploaded here and are due by July 1st. Applications received after July 1st will incur a $100 late fee.

Click here for more information about booth options and maps.

Weekend Fun 6/24 - 6/27

It looks like we might be getting some rain before the weekend, so my fingers are crossed that it cools down, even just a bit, and everyone gets a chance to go out and shop local!

If you know of any upcoming shows, accepting vendors or simply looking for shoppers, please send the information to dfwcraftshows@gmail.com so we can add them to calendar! Big thanks to everyone who is already emailing in!

Shakespeare in the Park

Every day from June 16th to July 24th, excluding Mondays
Gates open at 6:45PM
Performances start at 8:15PM

Samuell Grand Amphitheatre
Dallas, TX

Shakespeare in the Park will be preforming 3 different productions throughout the summer: Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Enjoy their lovely open air amphitheater and check out lots of really cool wares from local artists and crafters before the show and during intermission!

More information about the shows and tickets can be found at their site here.

Lancaster's 2nd Saturday on the Square

June 26th, 2010: Every 2nd Saturday
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Lancaster Historic Square
100 N Dallas Ave and Main St
Lancaster, TX

"Our June event theme will be Summer Kickoff/Kids Safety, so bring your kids to this wonderful event. We will be hosting our usually activities, but in addition will have a Cake Walk for the kids, face painting, arts and crafts, and a car show! Yelp, that's right these activities are included with the bounce house, live entertainment, food and vendors! Some of the attendees for our June event are the Lancaster Fire Department, Lancaster Police Department, and Mother's Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to discuss keeping our youngsters safe this summer."


June 24th & June 26th, 2010
9:00AM to 2:00PM

Historic Downtown Grapevine

"You can find an eclectic array of items at Grapevine Market, including the finest handmade jewelry, distinctive home décor, quality antiques, and more. Peruse the unique displays and indulge in something special."


Good luck to everyone setting up this weekend! Stay hydrated and in the shade!

Market in the Meadow



"Market in the Meadow is a juried show of vendors. Vendors are selected based on the following criteria: quality of merchandise, uniqueness of merchandise, price of merchandise, and booth and display appearance. Past participation is considered, but does not guarantee acceptance in this year’s show. In selecting vendors, efforts are made to choose a wide‐range of merchandise to allow each vendor the opportunity to maximize sales."

October 16th, 2010
9:00AM - 5:00PM
October 17th, 2010
11:00AM - 5:00PM

Forest Meadow Junior High
9373 Whitehurst
Dallas, TX 75243

Booth fees are as follows:

Entry Foyer & Main Hallway - $300
Main Bldg Hallways & Cafeteria - $250
Gymnasium - $225
Courtyard - $200

Electricity is available for an additional $10.

Applications can be found here and are due by June 30th.

Let's hear it: Who are you?

So, you've found the site and you know all about us.
I'm thrilled to have you guys here: reading the site, commenting on Facebook, and contributing to our ever-growing show database! But, now I want to hear all about who you are...


This week's giveaway is sponsored by Jinda's Charm. Jinda’s Charm was started by Krista Ketsanam, a fashion merchandiser, freelance fashion designer and wardrobe stylist. She started making clothing and bows for her new baby girl in 2009 and never looked back! A portion of all Jinda's Charm sales goes towards making and donating hair bows for the girls at Children's Medical Center.



One lucky DFW Craft Shows reader will WIN this adorable Bowquet, a value of $30. The Bowquet is made from a dozen 2 1/2 inch double stacked hair bows made from grosgrain ribbons and set on lined alligator clips. Who wouldn't love to receive such a cute gift for their baby or little girl!

How to enter: Simply leave a comment (here or on Facebook) and tell us who you are, where you are from, and what your crafty/artsy weapon of choice is!

Contest ends at 10:00PM on Tuesday, June 29th. Winners will be announced the morning of Wednesday, June 20th, 2010.

Are you interested in sponsoring one of our giveaways and having your business listed on our site as shown above? Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com for more information!

Lone Star Craft Association Craft Show


The Lone Star Craft Association Craft Show is looking for vendors!

September 11, 2010
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Cheeratorium
4954 Benbrook Blvd
Benbrook, TX

Booth fees are as follows:
Inside 10X10 booth: $60
Inside 5X10 booth: $40
Outside 10X10 booth: $50
Food vendors 10X20: $125 (including electricity)

Applications are available here and are due by August 15th.

For more information contact Melinda at 817-597-8454 or go to their website here.

They are accepting consultants, but they already have a Scentsy vendor.

Weekend Fun- 6/17 - 6/20

As it continues to get toastier outside, show numbers begin to dwindle. If you know of any upcoming shows, accepting vendors or simply looking for shoppers, please send the information to dfwcraftshows@gmail.com so we can add them to calendar!

This weekend marks the first weekend of Shakespeare in the Park! If you're looking for a fun evening of entertainment and local arts & crafts, go check it out!

Shakespeare in the Park

Every day from June 16th to July 24th, excluding Mondays
Gates open at 6:45PM
Performances start at 8:15PM

Samuell Grand Amphitheatre
Dallas, TX

Shakespeare in the Park will be preforming 3 different productions throughout the summer: Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Enjoy their lovely open air amphitheater and check out lots of really cool wares from local artists and crafters before the show and during intermission!

More information about the shows and tickets can be found at their site here.


June 17th & June 19th, 2010
9:00AM to 2:00PM

Historic Downtown Grapevine

"You can find an eclectic array of items at Grapevine Market, including the finest handmade jewelry, distinctive home décor, quality antiques, and more. Peruse the unique displays and indulge in something special."

Coppell Holiday House

The Coppell High School is hosting their 15th Annual Holiday House - Gift & Craft Show.

November 14th, 2010
10:00AM - 4:30PM

Coppell High School‎
185 West Parkway Boulevard
Coppell, TX‎

Booths are $95.00 and are approximately 80 square feet in size.

Applications are available here.

Southlake Carroll PTSO Craft Fair

Preparation for the 18th Annual Southlake Carroll PTSO Craft Fair has begun!

November 6th, 2010
9:00AM - 5:00PM
November 7th, 2010
11:00AM - 5:00PM

The Carroll Senior High School
1501 West Southlake Boulevard
Southlake, TX 76092

Booths are 10X6 and cost $125.00. Electricity is available for an additional $20.

The application has been uploaded here. A deadline has not been officially announced, but spaces are first come first serve.

Weekend Fun - 6/11 - 6/13

Time for some fun in the sun...
Check out these fun events and support your local community!

Detroit Arts Fest

Saturday, June 12th
9:00AM to 6:00PM

Downtown Detroit, Texas

"The outdoor arts & craft fair will be held in conjunction with the popular Little Motor City Antique Car Show!! Bounce castle for kids. Live music beginning around 5:30pm. Stick around after the Arts Fest for a fish fry at the Tabernacle and 42 Tournament at Signor's on the Strip!"

The Dallas Flea

June 12th, 2010
9:00AM - 4:00PM

South Side on Lamar
1409 South Lamar Street
Dallas, TX

"Every quarter we round up Texas' coolest creatives and companies to unload new and vintage goods and grub."

Xerofest

June 12th, 2010
12:00PM - the party stops!

Lee Harvey's
1807 Gould Street
Dallas, TX 75215

"Xerofest 2010 is an all-day outdoor music festival with tributes to some of the world’s greatest rock bands & performers. Vendors will be on site selling music, jewelry, recycled clothing and more."

Panther City Bar Bazaar

June 13th, 2010
12:00PM - 8:00PM

Lola's Saloon
2736 West 6th Street
Fort Worth, TX

"Live music and handmade independent artists selling their wares. Come out and support your local community!"

Lancaster's 2nd Saturday on the Square

June 12th, 2010: Every 2nd Saturday
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Lancaster Historic Square
100 N Dallas Ave and Main St
Lancaster, TX

"Our June event theme will be Summer Kickoff/Kids Safety, so bring your kids to this wonderful event. We will be hosting our usually activities, but in addition will have a Cake Walk for the kids, face painting, arts and crafts, and a car show! Yelp, that's right these activities are included with the bounce house, live entertainment, food and vendors! Some of the attendees for our June event are the Lancaster Fire Department, Lancaster Police Department, and Mother's Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to discuss keeping our youngsters safe this summer."


June 10th & June 12th, 2010
9:00AM to 2:00PM

Historic Downtown Grapevine

"You can find an eclectic array of items at Grapevine Market, including the finest handmade jewelry, distinctive home décor, quality antiques, and more. Peruse the unique displays and indulge in something special."


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Good luck to all the vendors braving the sun this weekend!
Remember: Shade, Water, and Sunscreen!

Weekend Fun - 6/4 - 6/6

Why do four day weeks always managed to feel slower even though they are shorter? Bleh, thank goodness it's weekend time! Here are some fun events to hit while you're out and about.

Gingerbread Trail Arts & Crafts Festival

June 5th & 6th, 2010
10:00AM to 5:00PM

Getzendaner Park
Waxahachie, TX

"Under cool, towering oaks, enjoy colorful crafts and artwork from across the state. Artists present creative gift ideas. There are fun children's activities and plenty of refreshments to satisfy your gastronomic adventures."

Historic Mansfield Arts Festival

June 5th, 2010
10:00AM - 11:00PM

Art Show and evening concert
Smith Street between Broad and Oak streets
Mansfield, TX

"The Historic Mansfield Arts Festival has expanded to two locations this year — the Friday evening concert will be at Steven's Garden & Grill and moves to Smith Street (one block east and parallel of Main Street) on Saturday. The festival on Saturday will feature local artists and craftsmen, live demonstrations, as well as recorded and live music throughout the day and into the night. And it's all just a short stroll over to Main Street where you can experience a whole new world of Historic Mansfield."

Flea Harvey's

June 5th, 2010
10:00AM - 5:00PM

1807 Gould St.
Dallas, TX

"Every first Saturday of each month, we have a big flea market at Lee Harvey's. This is a monthly urban flea market of eclectic art, antiques, vintage, kitsch, collectibles, handmade jewelery & wares, books, prints, furniture, toys, and odd finds."

Art in the Yard June 2010

June 5th, 2010
10:00AM - 6:00PM (or till it gets too hot!)

Eliza's Little Shop
4318 W. Lovers Ln
Dallas, TX 75209

"Local Artists & Crafters showcase their wares!"



May 27th & May 29th, 2010
9:00AM to 2:00PM

Historic Downtown Grapevine

"You can find an eclectic array of items at Grapevine Market, including the finest handmade jewelry, distinctive home décor, quality antiques, and more. Peruse the unique displays and indulge in something special."

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I wish it weren't so, but it sounds like it's going to be a hot weekend! Don't let that keep you away from supporting your local arts & crafts community though. It's amazing how much you can get done in the early hours of the day before the sun gets too angry. Good luck to all the vendors braving the heat this weekend! Remember: Shade, Water, and Sunscreen!