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Craft Fair at the Market

"Craft Fair at the Market will feature the distinctive work of many local craftsmen and women. FREE admission and one of a kind affordable gifts. Weather Permitting."

April 9th 2011
8:00AM - 1:00PM

Downtown Arlington Farmers Market
215 E Front Street
Arlington, TX

This is a handmade items only event.

Booths are $15.00 each.

There are limited spaces available, a few indoors and outdoors. They are first come first to set up (with the exception of the farmers, they have permanent spaces). We will not hold a space for anyone. Must provide your own table and canopy (if desired).

All vendors must print and fill out a Vendor release form and application. Please fill these forms out (ignore the farming part lol) and bring them with you along with your $15.00 booth fee. Applications are due by March 11th, 2011.

If you would like to be a vendor, please email them ASAP so you will be on the list of approved vendors. Their email address is: etsy817@gmail.com.

Stonegate Spring Carnival

"The Annual Spring Carnival is celebrating its second year and will have a bounce house, games, face painting, raffle drawing, silent auction, vendors, crafts, food, and tons of fun!"

May 14th, 2011
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Stonegate Elementary School
900 Bedford Rd
Bedford Tx 76022

Booths are 7ft spaces along hallways and on white-top outside.
Fees are as follows:
$25 by 4/1/2011
$35 after 4/1/2011
Receive a $10 discount on your booth fee if a $20 item donation is made for the raffle basket. Limited chairs and tables provided. Electricity provided if needed.

Applications can be found here and are due by May 10th, 2011.

For more information, please visit their website or contact Lauren Wright at carnival@stonegatepta.org or 817-690-7723.

Guyer Choir Craft Show

"The 4th annual Guyer Choir Craft Show benefiting the Guyer High School Choir. Over 160 vendors of arts, hand crafts, food, candles, jewelry, quilts, scrap booking and more!"

April 9th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Guyer High School
7501 Teasley
Denton, TX 76210

Booth fees are as follows:
6x10 - $45
6x20 - $80
10x10 - $60
10x13 - $75
10x15 - $85
10x20 - $105

Applications can be found here and are due by March 15th, 2011 April 5th, 2011.

For more information, please visit their website here or contact their event coordinator at crafts@guyerchoir.com.

Gypsy Wagon Handmade Markets

"So you think you're a Handmade All-star, huh? Well then, we want you!
The new formula? Instead of our usual every-weekend "to-do", we've skimmed it down to the second Saturday of the month, and are calling on 12 amazingly awesome crafty people to take part in the fun."

March 12th, 2011 (and every 2nd Saturday of the month)
10:00 AM - 6:00PM

The Gypsy Wagon
2928 Henderson Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75206

Booths are 10 X 10 and cost $25.

Applications can be found here and are due asap!

For more information, hit up their website here!

Weekend Fun - 2/25 - 2/27





DFW Family Expo

"The DFW Family Expo is the largest Maternity, Kids & Family show in Dallas-Ft. Worth! This day of fun, entertainment, learning and hands-on activities in special themed areas, scores of exhibitors and vendors is a celebration of the best products and services for families. This true community event, benefiting Children’s Medical Center, offers businesses unmatched face-to-face interaction with thousands of moms, dads, expectant parents, grandparents and kids from a twelve-county area."

February 26th, 2011
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Centennial Hall, Fair Park
Dallas, TX

Frisco High School Choir Booster Club Valentine's Shopping Fair

"The Frisco High School Choir Booster Club Valentine's Shopping Fair has been rescheduled for February 26th, 2011, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. This family-themed event will feature live musical entertainment, great food, and a variety of vendors."

February 26th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Frisco High School
6401 Parkwood Dr.
Frisco, TX 75034

Legacy Christian Academy Gifts & Goodies Marketplace

February 26th, 2011
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Legacy Christian Academy
5000 Academy Dr.
Frisco, TX 75034

Admission is $5 (children under 5 are free)

Know of an event that you do not see here? Let us know at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com and we will get it added!

Prairie Fest 2011



"Fort Worth Prairie Fest has been honored by the Fort Worth Weekly as Best Outdoor Cultural Event of 2010. We are humbled and grateful. Woo-hoo!!! A lot people worked very hard to make Prairie Fest a success. With your help we might do it again in 2011!"

April 23rd, 2011
10:00AM - 6:00PM (hours are approx)

3400 View St
Fort Worth, TX 76103

It has been brought to my attention that I misunderstood some of the booth fees. Information has been updated below

This event is no longer looking for vendors!
Artists booths are 10 X 10 and fees are as follows:
1/1/2011 - 4/1/2011 : $50
After 4/1/2011 : $75

Commercial booths are 10 X 10 and fees are as follows:
1/1/2011 - 4/1/2011 : $100
After 4/1/2011 : $125


Artists are invited to participate in "Plein Air Art," where they will be painting throughout the event. Artists participating in this portion of the event do not have to pay to setup but must submit their information ASAP.

Artists applications can be found here and are due by April 16th at the very latest. As mentioned above, applications received after April 1st will be subjected to a higher booth fee.

Commercial applications can be found here and are due by April 1st to avoid the additional fee.

For more information, please visit their site here.

Etsy Dallas Spring Handmade Bash


"Since 2007, Etsy Dallas (an all-volunteer local craft collective) has been organizing some of Dallas' favorite art/craft shows. We are not big-time producers - we're just local artists who love what we do and want to share it with the world. We are looking for artists with the same passion and drive."
April 30th, 2011
11:00AM - 5:00PM

South Side on Lamar
1409 S. Lamar
Dallas, TX

This is a juried handmade only event that is open to anyone who creates and sells their own goods.

Booths are 6 X 8 (deep X wide) and cost $150 for Dallas Etsy members and $195 for non-members. You may share a booth at no additional charge.

Applications can be found here and are due by February 21st, 2011. Applications are subject to a non-refundable application fee of $20.

For more information, please visit their website here.

First Baptist Church Arygle Arts & Crafts Show

"The First Baptist Church Arygle Arts & Crafts Show will benefit the youth group and sending them to camp next summer!"

April 16th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

First Baptist Church in Argyle
414 N Highway 377
Argyle, TX

Booths are 10 X 10 and cost $45. Electricity and tables are available for an additional fee.

Applications have been uploaded here and are due by March 15th, 2011 April 8th, 2011.

For more information, please contact Andrea at hataway94(at)verizon(dot)net.

CityArts 2011

"The 2011 CityArts Festival will take place within Fair Park, a national historic landmark and American treasure that boasts the world’s largest collection of art deco exhibit buildings, art and sculpture. The free, community-based festival will encompass First Avenue along the Lagoon, Cotton Bowl Plaza, Big Tex Circle, Tower Building and Court of Honor. Festivities will be held both indoors and out and will include free admission to Fair Park’s outstanding museums during specific hours."

May 27th, 2011
6:00PM - 10:00PM
May 28th, 2011
11:00AM - 10:00PM
May 29th, 2011
12:00PM - 6:00PM

Fair Park
Dallas, TX

There are two venues for Arts & Crafts, both have fees and apps listed below.

ArtsFest (juried arts festival)
12 X 12 and start at $300
ArtsFest applications can be found here and are due by March 4th.

Marketplace (arts, crafts, collectibles, antiques, culinary and boutique merchandise)
12 X 12 and start at $325
Marketplace applications can be found here and are due by April 22nd, 2011.

SPECIAL: For a LIMITED time only, receive $100 off your merchant booth OR a free 10 X 10 tent rental for your space! In the payment portion of the application below, write in either "Deduct $100 from total" or "FREE TENT" to receive this discount.

For more information regarding either of these applications, please contact Emily Wells at (214) 871-0783 or ewells@thereedsprc.com.

Dreams of Springtime - Giveaway

The weather is turning gorgeous, and I hope you too are finding yourself excited about the upcoming events this spring!


This week's giveaway is sponsored by Brandi of My Favorite Flower. Brandi sees the world in technicolor, and uses this inspiration to create bright vivid images that distract from the mundane. Brandi has a beautiful process of pulling adverse feelings and dark thoughts to her paper and re-imagining them as something more beautiful – like a flower. This gift is something she shares with the world through her paintings, prints, jewelry and stationary in her Etsy Shop and through her blog.


How to enter: In the spirit of spring-time and all sorts of upcoming events, simply leave a comment (here or on Facebook) and tell us what event(s) you are most looking forward to this spring!Please don't forget to leave an email address, if I cannot contact you then you cannot collect your prize!

Contest ends at 10:00PM on Tuesday, February 22nd. Winners will be announced the morning of Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011.

And the winner is... Stacia! Congrats! You have won a hand-cut, 24 piece stationery set from My Favorite Flower. This set features a mini-print of Brandi's watercolor painting "Bright Pom-Pon Dahlia," a value of $20. This stunning set is hand-cut, scored, and folded by Brandi on 90# watercolor paper and high quality stationary. It is packaged in a handmade box just for you or someone you love! The set includes:
  • 8 folded note cards (4.75" x 3.25") with matching envelopes
  • 8 flat letter sheets (8" x 5.5") with matching envelopes
  • 8 small enclosure cards (3.25" x 2") with blank envelopes

Didn't win? Never fear! Brandi has all sorts of amazing, handmade products available for purchase in her Etsy Store.


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!

Tosha's Open House

"My cousin Tosha is having an OPEN HOUSE on Sunday March 20th from 1-5pm. The address is 208 D Lynne Street, Aubrey, Texas 76227. If anyone wants to set up they can email me at HGsMom0506@aol.com. I have limited space since I am doing this out of my home. --- There will be Scentsy, Mary Kay, Melany's Boutique (baby boutique), Betty's Jewelry Galore, Ambit Energy, and many other vendors at the open house. So if you live in Denton, Aubrey or Pilot Point you should definitely stop by and check us out!"

March 20th, 2011
1:00PM - 5:00PM

208 D Lynne St
Aubrey Tx 76227

NO booth fees but spaces are limited since it's an open house You must provide your own tables, we will provide electricity if needed.

Vendors are being accepted via email to HGsMom0506@aol.com. Emails must be received by February 20th, 2011.

For more info, contact Tosha at HGsMom0506@aol.com.

Weekend Fun - 2/11 - 2/13

Finally, a break in the snow storm for some craft shows! Soak up that sunshine, who knows what is going to happen next!


Frisco HS Choir Booster Club Valentine's Shopping Fair 2011
2nd Saturday on the Square
"2nd Saturday has been a major tradition in the community for many years and I am encouraged to continue this tradition. The Lancaster Chamber is a non-profit organization and its mission is to actively support, promote and attract business to better serve the greater Lancaster area. This event is to assist businesses and up and coming entrepreneurs. 2nd Saturday is free to the public. We will have food, live entertainment free balloons, events for children and much more."

February 12th, 2011, every 2nd Saturday of the month
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Historic Town Square in Lancaster
100 N Dallas Ave
Lancaster, TX 75146

A Fabulous Fair
"The PESH Golden Girls Drill Team Presents: A Fabulous Fair! Come enjoy relaxing day of shopping with Crafters of all things...Clothes, Jewelry, Purses, Accessories, Gourmet Products, and more..."

February 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Plano East High School - Cafeteria
3000 Los Rios Blvd.
Plano TX 75074

Admission: 1 canned good per person.
All goods collected will be donated to local food banks.

Fill Weekend Backpacks Full of Love on Valentine's Weekend
"Lake Arlington Baptist Church is hosting a craft show on February 12, 2011 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. in the Lifestyle Center benefiting the Weekend Backpack project. We are currently raising food to feed 120 children in Southwest Arlington. We provide 2 lunches, 2 dinners and snacks to each child every weekend. We partner with the school counselors to determine which children are in need and send the food to the schools each week to go home with students."

February 12th, 2011
11:00AM - 7:00PM

Lake Arlington Baptist Church
2912 Little Road
Arlington, TX 76016-1725

Check out their flyer.

Flea Harvey's
"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."

Every First Saturday
10:00AM - 5:00PM

1807 Gould St.
Dallas, TX

Know of an event we are missing? Email us at dfwcraftshows(at)gmail(dot)com with the subject "Weekend Event" and we will get it added ASAP!

Weekend Fun - 2/4 - 2/6

With this crazy weather, you've probably been snowed/iced in your house all week! I was hoping that we might be free of these icy shackles in time to enjoy this weekend's events, but no go! All events have been canceled this week. If they have been rescheduled, you can see their new dates on the calendar.


Frisco HS Choir Booster Club Valentine's Shopping Fair 2011
"The Frisco High School Choir Booster Club Valentine's Shopping Fair will take place on February 5, 2011, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. This family-themed event will feature live musical entertainment, great food, and a variety of vendors."

February 5th, 2010
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Frisco High School
6401 Parkwood Dr.
Frisco, TX 75034


Flea Harvey's
This event has been postponed until next weekend due to the inclement weather.
"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."

Every First Saturday
10:00AM - 5:00PM

1807 Gould St.
Dallas, TX


Know of an event we are missing? Email us at dfwcraftshows(at)gmail(dot)com with the subject "Weekend Event" and we will get it added ASAP!

Fill Weekend Backpacks Full of Love on Valentine's Weekend

"Lake Arlington Baptist Church is hosting a craft show on February 12, 2011 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. in the Lifestyle Center benefiting the Weekend Backpack project. We are currently raising food to feed 120 children in Southwest Arlington. We provide 2 lunches, 2 dinners and snacks to each child every weekend. We partner with the school counselors to determine which children are in need and send the food to the schools each week to go home with students."

February 12th, 2011
11:00AM - 7:00PM

Lake Arlington Baptist Church
2912 Little Road
Arlington, TX 76016-1725

Check out their flyer here.

Booths are $20 each and $5 if you want electricity. A table will be provided but you can bring you own also. 10% of vendor's sales will be donated to the fund at Lake Arlington Baptist Church-Lifestyle Center.

Applications are available here.

For more information, please contact their event coordinator at Brandee.PremierDesigns@yahoo.com / 817.691.6451.

Faithbuilders KDO Spring Bazaar

"The Faithbuilders KDO Spring Bazaar will be a fun day of shopping from a a variety of specialty vendors who will be offering unique clothing, jewelry, gifts, home decor and more. In addition, the church and preschool will be holding its annual bake sale."

April 9th, 2011
9:00AM - 3:00PM

Faithbridge Presbyterian Church
10930 College Parkway
Frisco, TX 75035
(NE corner of Hillcrest and College)

Booth fees are as follows:
6 x 8 - $50
5 x 10 - $50
6 x 10 - $55
Chairs are free of charge. Drinks and snacks are free of charge for vendors. Tables and electricity are available for an additional charge.

Applications can be found here and are due by February 28th, 2011.

For more information, visit their website here, or contact their event coordinator at erin.farquhar@hotmail.com.

Snow Day - Giveaway

If you have lived in Texas long, you know that these jumps from beautiful, 70 degree weather to below freezing ice-storms is not exactly unusual. We all know that you have to soak up that sunshine as soon as it shows up, because it might not be around for long. Since we are all at home, surfing the web... why not make it...


This week's giveaway is sponsored by Kimberly of Word of Wear. Word of Wear is a one of a kind collection of hats adorned with hand made patches created specifically for you! Kimberly offers the ultimate customization of style and personal flair in all her hats. Check out their website or gallery to see the many hats they have created.







How to enter: Simply leave a comment (here or on Facebook) and tell us how you like to spend those special, weather-inspired, days off. Maybe you will inspire some of us to get out off of the couch and get to work! :) Please don't forget to leave an email address, if I cannot contact you then you cannot collect your prize!

Contest ends at 10:00PM on Tuesday, February 8th. Winners will be announced the morning of Wednesday, February 9th, 2011.

And the winner is... Kristi! Congrats! You have won a hat of your choice with a design of your choice from Word of Wear, a $30 value! You may select from the hat colors: black, brown, grey, olive green, white, red, pink, khaki, and camo. Check out their site to see many of the designs they have available.

Didn't win? Never fear! Kimberly is offering a 15% discount on all hat orders through Friday, February 11th.


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!