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Weekend Guide :: 6/1 - 6/3




Gingerbread Trail Tour of Homes / Arts & Crafts Fair
" Return to yesterday and enjoy the Gingerbread Trail Home Tour and Arts & Crafts Fair in Waxahachie. It's a living history lesson that promises to open a doorway to your heart."

June 2nd - 3rd, 2012
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Getzendaner Park
Waxahachie, TX

Denton Community Market
"The Denton Community Market is local art and produce market located @ Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. near downtown Denton, Texas. We are a community gathering space alive with music, local food and produce, locally produced handmade arts and crafts, on-site food, local business, community groups and more! We encourage you to come to any of our market days."

every Saturday through October 27th
9:00AM - Sellout

The Denton Community Market
317 W. Mulberry St.
Denton, Texas.
Located on the grassy lawn of the historic Bayless-Selby House Museum.
Intersection of Carroll Blvd and Mulberry.

Handmade Items Only.


Grapevine Market 2012
"The popular, open-air Grapevine Market makes its seasonal return to Historic Downtown Grapevine on Thursday, April 12, and will be open every Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 20. 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."

Every Thursday through October 20th
9:00AM - 2:00PM
Every Saturday through October 20th
9:00AM - 2:00PM

Liberty Park
200 S. Main Street
Grapevine, Texas
across from City Hall


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!

Picture Perfect - Giveaway



This week's giveaway is sponsored by I Got Framed.  I Got Framed is a small, family owned business right here in Texas that manipulates everyday architectural objects to create personalized photo art.  From family names to special phrases, scripture, and wedding dates, I Got Framed focuses on what is special to you to create the ultimate keepsake and home decor.



How to enter: Simply leave a comment here and tell us how you would personalize your own Photo Art (a family name, scripture, quote, anniversary, etc).  For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (don't forget to tag us, @dfwcraftshows) and comment again below letting us know that you have done so.  Due to the new Facebook Page Guidelines, we can no longer accept entries on Facebook.  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, June 5th, 2012.  Winners will be announced Wednesday, June 6th, 2012.  Entries open to the US only.

Congrats, John Hambleton, you have WON a Personalized Photo Art piece by I Got Framed, a $54.99 value!  This piece will include a black mat, making the picture a standard size of 16" x 20" and ready for your favorite frame.

I Got Framed also specializes in licensed sports photo's where they make the customer part of their favorite team. They offer all professional football (NFL), baseball (MLB), hockey (NHL) and select college and Nascar teams.  For more information and examples of their work, visit their website and stay tuned to their Facebook Page for craft show updates and specials!

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!

Cedars West Arts Festival

"A day of live music, art, and food! In it’s inaugural year, The Cedars West Arts Festival is a celebration of the area's history and the ongoing relationship between industry, development, and the City."

June 9th, 2012
11:00AM - 6:00PM

On Rock Island Street
located at the corner of S. Riverfront / Corinth Street
Dallas, TX.

Booth fees are as follows:
10' X 10' - $20.00
10' X 10' for Non-profit - FREE

Applications are available here and are due by June 4th, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Carlos, at carlosrobertogarza@gmail.com / 515-556-5004.

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Weekend Guide :: 5/25 - 5/27




Summer Blast Expo, Craft Fair & Carnival
"Summer Blast Exp, Craft Fair and Carnival Presented by the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce.  LOTS of Vendors, Midway Rides and Games for all ages, Entertainment on stage area, Gourmet Food Trucks and Beverages! An evening of fun for the whole family!"

May, 24th, 2012
4:00PM - 8:00PM

Traders Village
2602 Mayfield Rd
Grand Prairie, TX

Parking is $3 / car.


CityArts Festival
"CityArts Festival is an outdoor, free event.  ARTFEST will be back again this year with thier visual artists form across the country. There will also be the Marketplace for vendors to sell their art, crafts, and merchandise.The Culinary Showcase will host local chef cooking demonstations and samplings, along with wine pairings, wine tastings and mixing sessions.  There will be two outdoor film screenings after dark hosted by the Dallas Film Society complete with a dance contest on Friday night.  There will also be musical entertainment, dance, and other performing arts featured on multiple stages throughout the weekend."

May 25th, 2012
5:00PM - 10:00PM
May 26th, 2012
11:00AM - 10:00PM
May 27th, 2012
11:00AM - 6:00PM

Fair Park Dallas
Dallas, TX


HomeGrown Music & Art Festival
"Homegrown Music & Arts Fest" is an annual event that continues to feature the best bands & artists from the big state of Texas. It all takes place at Main Street Garden Park in downtown Dallas on Saturday, May 26th 2012! This event is pet friendly and all kids under 10 get in FREE! So, make your memorial day weekend plans with us today!"

May 26th, 2012
11:00AM - ?

Main Street Garden Park
1900 Main Street

Tickets range $17 - $50.


Prairie Fest x3
"Prairie Fest is a free outdoor festival featuring wildflower tours, children's activities, music, food and drink. It takes place at Tandy Hills Natural area in sigh of Fort Worth's downtown skyline. In its 7th year, instead of a single one-day even the festival will place on three Saturdays in the spring of 2012."

May 26th, 2012
4:00PM to Dusk

Tandy Hills Natural Area
3400 View Street
Fort Worth, TX 76103
Parking on View St., Ben Street or Meadowbrook Drive

Etsy Denton Summer Bazaar
"Come to this amazing one-day shopping event to find the best local art, craft, vintage... and snacks!"

May 26th, 2012
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts
400 E. Hickory Street
Denton, TX
Denton Community Market
"The Denton Community Market is local art and produce market located @ Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. near downtown Denton, Texas. We are a community gathering space alive with music, local food and produce, locally produced handmade arts and crafts, on-site food, local business, community groups and more! We encourage you to come to any of our market days."

every Saturday through October 27th
9:00AM - Sellout

The Denton Community Market
317 W. Mulberry St.
Denton, Texas.
Located on the grassy lawn of the historic Bayless-Selby House Museum.
Intersection of Carroll Blvd and Mulberry.

Handmade Items Only.


Grapevine Market 2012
"The popular, open-air Grapevine Market makes its seasonal return to Historic Downtown Grapevine on Thursday, April 12, and will be open every Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 20. 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."

Every Thursday through October 20th
9:00AM - 2:00PM
Every Saturday through October 20th
9:00AM - 2:00PM

Liberty Park
200 S. Main Street
Grapevine, Texas
across from City Hall


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Trade Days of Waxahachie Texas

"Two Day Trade Days Event - Free Parking & Admission -  Handcrafted items, Commercial items, Food Concession, Antiques, Collectibles and more!"

June 9th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM
June 10th, 2012
9:00AM - 4:00PM
(July 7-8, August 11-12, September 8-9, October 6-7, November 10-11, December 8-9, see calendar for additional dates)

Ellis County Expo Center
2300 W. US Hwy 287 Bypass N
Waxahachie, TX.
3 miles west of Waxahachie and 7 miles east of Midlothian, directly on the north frontage road of US 287 Bypass.

Booth fees are as follows:
10 X 12 Inside - $65 per weekend
10 X 10 Outside - $45 per weekend
They are not accepting Food Vendors at this time.

Applications are available here and are due asap.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, James, at tradedaywaxahachie@sbcglobal.net  / 214-202-1788.  For spanish, please call Sal at 214-998-9754.

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Roxy Art Fest 2012

"Bring the entire family and shop till you drop at the Roxy Art Fest and Taste of the Town!  Enjoy over 75 vendors of all kinds, artists, musicians and all-day entertainment on two stages plus several interactive art stations."

September 22nd, 2012
11:00AM - 7:00 PM

Pioneer Oaks Shopping Center
4000 Pioneer Road,
Balch Springs, Texas 75180 -
less than a mile from I-635 and Elam Road exit; less than amile from I-20 and Seagoville Road exit.

Booths are 10 X 10 and fees are as follows:
Non-profit organizations - $25
Regular vendors / artists - $50
Food vendors - $100
Sponsorship levels available $250 and include a 10 x 20 booth space
Electricity is $15 extra

Vendors must provide table, chairs and booth covering. Each vendor will receive a listing on the event website with a link to vendor website or flyer.

Applications are available here and are due by September 1st, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator info@balchspringsartsalliance.org /  972-557-1555.

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Weekend Guide :: 5/18 - 5/20



Simply Chic Market
"Simply Chic" is a boutique style market in Frisco, Tx. Our market will be May 19th & features talented and unique small businesses and artisans. We hand select our artisans by the unique items they make. These boutiques are open to the public and feature a broad range of products – from home décor, accessories, clothing, gourmet sweets & treats, personalized gifts, handmade crafts, to children’s items – each show is unique and has a little something for everyone. What makes our market unlike any other is the atmosphere, products and experience. Swag bags for the 1st 20 shoppers and we will have lots of giveaways & drawings! We will also have a "Girl's night out crafting event & preview party on May 18th. See our website for all of the details!"

May 19th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Country Club Ridge
10991 Chaves Court,
Frisco, TX

Handmade Items Only.


Horizons Annual Craft Expo
"Horizons Annual Craft Expo, Indoor/Outdoor Event!"

May 19th, 2012
9:00AM - 3:00PM

6600 Paige Rd.
The Colony, TX 75056


Denton Community Market
"The Denton Community Market is local art and produce market located @ Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. near downtown Denton, Texas. We are a community gathering space alive with music, local food and produce, locally produced handmade arts and crafts, on-site food, local business, community groups and more! We encourage you to come to any of our market days."

every Saturday through October 27th
9:00AM - Sellout

The Denton Community Market
317 W. Mulberry St.
Denton, Texas.
Located on the grassy lawn of the historic Bayless-Selby House Museum.
Intersection of Carroll Blvd and Mulberry.

Handmade Items Only.


Grapevine Market 2012
"The popular, open-air Grapevine Market makes its seasonal return to Historic Downtown Grapevine on Thursday, April 12, and will be open every Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 20. 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."

Every Thursday through October 20th
9:00AM - 2:00PM
Every Saturday through October 20th
9:00AM - 2:00PM

Liberty Park
200 S. Main Street
Grapevine, Texas
across from City Hall


"Grab a slice of summer fun at Main Street Days, the official kick-off to summertime in Grapevine."

May 18th & 19th, 2012
10:00AM - 11:30PM
May 20th, 2012
11:00AM - 6:00PM

Main Street
Grapevine, TX

Admission is free on Friday.  Adults $7, Children (6-12) $5, Weekend Passes are available.


LakeWoodStock 2012
"Lakewoodstock’s mission is to improve our community and promote the Lakewood Village Shopping Center by presenting a family-oriented arts and music festival and to allow neighbors to shop while enjoying food and beverages from local businesses. Any proceeds from the event, after all expenses are covered, will be used to improve the Lakewood Village Shopping Center."

May 20th, 2012
12:00PM - 8:00PM

Lakewood Shopping Center
6308 Gaston Avenue,
Dallas, TX


Spring ArtsGoggle 2012
"Since its inception in 2003, ArtsGoggle has evolved into a popular festival of the arts in this eclectic neighborhood of historic elegance and urbanism immediately south of the central business district of Fort Worth. This free to the public, family-friendly event attracts a crowd as diverse as the neighborhood itself with live music, artistic displays of every kind, food, drink, and fun for everyone. Public support has increased rapidly, as evidenced by ArtsGoggle’s selection as the Best Gallery Art Show of the Last 12 Months by Fort Worth Weekly readers in 2007 and 2008."

May 19th, 2012
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Near Southside
(near 1419 College Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104)
Fort Worth, Texas

Rockwall Founders Day Festival
"Don't miss out on great food, great music, and great shopping at the Founders Day Festival!"

May 19th, 2012
10:00AM - 9:00PM

Downtown Square
Rockwall, 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!

Funky Flea Market

"The FUNKY FLEA MARKET is a fund-raising event for North Ellis County Outreach, a faith-based not for profit organization that feeds the hungry, helps the needy and makes a difference. The event will showcase the not-so-ordinary antiques and creations of local and out of town vendors in a small downtown setting. FOODFEST, an annual tradition will be held concurrently during the event.

It is an outdoor flea market that's going to be a little bit flea, a little bit vintage and a whole lotta FUN! We look for people who are selling things that are.....well.....funky! If you have retro collectibles, repurposed furniture, vintage anything, rare one-of a kind, old things, artwork, or estate and thrift store finds…. consider selling it at a Funky Flea!"

June 16th, 2012
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Old Downtown Red Oak
Water, Waller, Methodist and Main Streets
Red Oak, TX

They are accepting Handmade Items Only.

Booth fees are as follows:
10 X 10 Indoors (Limited) - $75.00
10 x 10 Outdoors - $50.00

Applications are available here and are due by May 15th, 2012 May 17th, 2012 (deadline has been extended).

For more information, contact their event coordinator necoca@mytocn.com / 972-617-7261.

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Flower Power - Giveaway




This week's giveaway is sponsored by Debbie of Deb's Silk Rose.  Debbie creates custom silk flower arrangements for all occasions, from home decor to weddings.  Check out her Etsy Store to see many of the items she has in stock now!




How to enter: Simply leave a comment (due to the new Facebook Page Guidelines, we can no longer accept entries on Facebook) and tell us your favorite flower.  For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (don't forget to tag us, @dfwcraftshows) and comment again below letting us know that you have done so. 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, May 22, 2012.  Winners will be announced Wednesday, May 23, 2012.  Entries open to the US only.

Congrats to mirosrloaizayou have WON (12) Black and White Polka-dotted Silk Flower Ink Pens by Deb's Silk Rose, a $26.95 value.  This pen set is great at home or in the office, perfect as as a small thank you gift or great party favor!  Each pen comes with a 4" silk flower head and bling center.

Do you want to put together your perfect pen bouquet?  Custom orders are welcome and you can view their many styles by visiting Deb's Etsy Store!  Use the coupon code dfwcraftshows2012 to receive FREE SHIPPING from now through the month of June!

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!

Frisco Women's League's Merry Marketplace

"Merry Marketplace is a shopping extravaganza, located at the Newman Village Discover Center in Frisco, TX and benefits ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship.  Frisco Women’s League will host an exclusive, ticketed Preview Party on Thursday, October 25 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Tickets will include food, drinks, entertainment, and swag bags. The Preview Party will give shoppers the first shot at the best merchandise from carefully selected vendors. Friday, October 26 will be a full day of shopping and surprises.  Last year’s Merry Marketplace proved to be a fun and successful event raising $8,250 for Sci-Tech Discovery Center and Frisco Arts. “We were thrilled to be able to donate so much money to our beneficiaries and look to do the same this year,” says Rose Carter, VP of Special Events for Frisco Women’s League."

October 25th, 2012 (ticket holders only)
5:00PM - 9:00PM
October 26th, 2012
10:00AM - 7:00PM

Newman Village Discovery Center
4131 Fallbrook Drive
Frisco, TX 75034

Booths are 10 X 10 and cost $225.  Vendors are required to submit a raffle item valued at $75 and all proceeds will go to MainGait.

Applications are available here and are due by July 30th, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator at mmp@friscowomensleague.org

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Weekend Guide :: 5/11 - 5/13



Shop to Adopt
"Shop to Adopt is a fundraiser for a local family. They are in the process of adopting and out community is having a craft/vendor show to support them. We are looking for handmade businesses and vendors (pampered chef, arbonne, avon etc.).  Tables are $15 each or 2 for $25. Proceeds from the night go to the Lindley Family Adoption Fund."

May 10th, 2012
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Central Baptist Church
210 Sanders Street
Bowie, Texas 76230


Denton Community Market
"The Denton Community Market is local art and produce market located @ Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. near downtown Denton, Texas. We are a community gathering space alive with music, local food and produce, locally produced handmade arts and crafts, on-site food, local business, community groups and more! We encourage you to come to any of our market days."

every Saturday through October 27th)
9:00AM - Sellout

The Denton Community Market
317 W. Mulberry St.
Denton, Texas.
Located on the grassy lawn of the historic Bayless-Selby House Museum.
Intersection of Carroll Blvd and Mulberry.

Handmade Items Only


Butterfield Stage Days
"Come check out the Butterfield Stage Days!"

May 12th, 2012
10:00AM - ?

Harwood Park
910 Cates Street
Bridgeport, TX


Carrollton Square Community Farmer's Market
"Home-grown, home-made, and hand-crafted!"

May 12th, 2012
8:30AM - 12:30PM

Historic Downtown Carrollton
Broad & 4th
Carrollton, TX


Dos Gringos Locos Market
"Dos Gringos Locos Market, held at Dos Gringos Restaurant the 2nd Saturday of each month starting March 10. This is an indoor market for unique, local arts/crafts, handmade, homemade, & small business owners in our community. Tables& chairs are provided& booths are $10,$15,$20. Contact: Danette Wicker@ 682-597-5653, www.danettesurbanoasis.com This is a monthly market, in a great location in the Cultural District in Fort Worth, Texas"

every 2nd Saturday through December
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Dos Gringos Restaurant,
1015 University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas


Flea Harvey's 2012
"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."

May 12th, 2012
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Lee Harvey's
1807 Gould
Dallas, TX

Grapevine Market 2012
"The popular, open-air Grapevine Market makes its seasonal return to Historic Downtown Grapevine on Thursday, April 12, and will be open every Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 20. 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."

Every Thursday through October 20th
9:00AM - 2:00PM
Every Saturday through October 20th
9:00AM - 2:00PM

Liberty Park
200 S. Main Street
Grapevine, Texas
across from City Hall

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!

Horizons Annual Craft Expo

"Horizons Annual Craft Expo, Indoor/Outdoor Event!"

May 19th, 2012
9:00AM - 3:00PM

6600 Paige Rd.
The Colony, TX 75056

Booth fees are as follows:
Outdoor, 9 x 18 - $35
Indoor, 8 x 8 - $55

A limited number of tables are available for additional cost.  One item donation ($10 value or more) is required from all vendors for door prize drawings.  Indoor booths include free electricity.

Applications are available here and are due by May 12th, 2012.

For more information, review their Expo Rules, visit their website, or contact their event coordinator, Joy, at HorizonsAnnualCraftExpo@gmail.com / 469-733-4505.

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!

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Weekend Guide :: 5/4 - 5/6




Arts & Crafts Fair in Carrollton

"NEW Arts & Crafts Fair in Carrollton! Saturday, May 5th Open to the Public from 9:00am - 4:00pm at Creekview H.S. 3201 Old Denton Rd., Carrollton TX 75007 to support the award-winning Mustang Band."

May 5th, 2012
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Creekview High School (Small Gym)
3201 Old Denton Rd.
Carrollton, TX 75007


click for event flyer


Ny6 - Mother's Day Gift Fair
"Ny6design Beads is hosting "Mother's day Gift Fair"!  Come and WIN a "swarovski silver necklace" door prize, you can find the perfect gifts at incredible prices in following: one of kind Jewelry, Arts & Crafts, Fashion & Beauty, Gift Baskets and much more..."

May 5th, 2012
10:00AM - 4:00PM
May 6th, 2012
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Ny6design Beads & Supply
1023 S. Greenville Ave.
Allen, TX
214-509-6700
near intersection at Befennie

This is a Handmade Items Only event.


Denton Community Market
"The Denton Community Market is local art and produce market located @ Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. near downtown Denton, Texas. We are a community gathering space alive with music, local food and produce, locally produced handmade arts and crafts, on-site food, local business, community groups and more! We encourage you to come to any of our market days."

May 5th, 2012 (and every Saturday through October 27th)
9:00AM - Sellout

The Denton Community Market
317 W. Mulberry St.
Denton, Texas.
Located on the grassy lawn of the historic Bayless-Selby House Museum.
Intersection of Carroll Blvd and Mulberry.

This is a Handmade Items Only event.


Bray PTA Spring Carnival and Marketplace
"Bray Elementary of Cedar Hill hosts an annual carnival, the largest single event of the Bray school year. Proceeds support school functions, including the school’s art program, which is solely supported by the PTA. This year, we are expecting more than 500 children and adults from throughout Southwest Dallas County.  Although the carnival is a longtime Bray tradition—with games, live and silent auctions, bounce houses, dunk tank, raffle– this year we are opening up the carnival for vendors of arts, crafts and other wares. The event is publicized through local media, the school web site, signs, fliers and word of mouth from students and parents."

May 5th, 2012
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Bray Elementary
218 N. Broad St.,
Cedar Hill, TX, 75104


Crafting for a Cure
"Crafting for a Cure will be a day of fun, whether you're shopping for yourself or for someone special we are sure you'll find something that tickles your fancy in our wide array of vendors.  We will have a variety of vendors, both handmade and home businesses, a little something for everyone."

May 5th, 2012
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Murphy Road Baptist Church
411 S. Murphy Rd.
Murphy, TX


Grapevine Market 2012
"The popular, open-air Grapevine Market makes its seasonal return to Historic Downtown Grapevine on Thursday, April 12, and will be open every Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 20. 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."

every Thursday through October 20th
9:00AM - 2:00PM
every Saturday through October 20th
9:00AM - 2:00PM

Liberty Park
200 S. Main Street
Grapevine, Texas
across from City Hall


JP II High School 1st Annual Mayfest Market
"The John Paul II High School Cardinal Women's Auxiliary invites you to join us for our first annual Mayfest Market on May 5, 2012. Be sure to stop by our ""Tea Room"" for lunch and home baked goodies, as well as our Vintage Shop, located in the small gym."

May 5th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM

John Paul II High School
900 Coit Rd
Plano, TX 75075
NE corner of Coit and Plano Parkway


Keller Early Childhood PTA 5th Annual Spring Community Marketplace
"Great shopping opportunity!!  Shop some great local businesses to buy that one-of-a-kind baby shower gift, get hard to find cosmetics and unique jewelry, decorate the house, create a meal plan, sign your kids up for summer camps and so much more!  Great door prizes given away every hour!  Bounce house for the kids!"

May 5th, 2012
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Keller Lions Club
532 Keller Parkway,
Keller TX 76248


Parkway Elementary Vendor Fair & Carnival
"Parkway Elementary School is hosting a Vendor Fair & Carnival!  We are looking for vendors who want the opportunity to show our community what they have to offer while getting a chance to network with other vendors.  There will be a wide array of items to choose from when shopping for that perfect Mother's Day gift and a carnival with food & games for your family & friends!"

May 5th, 2012
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Parkway Elementary Family Carnival & Craft Fair
2100 S. Valley Parkway
Lewisville, TX 75067


Spring 2012 Gift & Craft Show
"Check out our annual Spring Craft Show!"

May 5th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Central High School
9450 Ray White Rd,
Fort Worth, TX 76244


Spring Bash
"Etsy Dallas presents the best in handmade at the 4th Annual Spring Bash on Sat., May 5, at the Palladium’s South Side Event Center, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Shop for hand screenprinted t-shirts, ceramics, art prints, handbags, children’s wear and much more by artists from Dallas, Austin, Chicago and beyond. Have your picture made at the yarn bombed photo booth by K Witta and the Dallas Yarn Bombers and enjoy Make & Take activities by the Dallas Yarn Bombers and the Friends of the Dallas Public Library. Free collectible Bash Bags for the first 50 shoppers at 11 a.m. Free admission, parking $5."

May 5th, 2012
11:00AM-5:00PM

The Palladium’s South Side Events Center
1135 S. Lamar,
Dallas, TX 75215

This is a Handmade Items Only Event.


Trinity CP Church Spring Fling
"Arts & Crafts Fair, Carnival Games, Children's Events, BBQ - Bake Sale, Silent Auction, Bounce Houses, Pony Rides!"

May 5th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Trinity CP Church
7120 W. Cleburne Rd.
Ft. Worth, TX 76133
(near McCart and Alta Mesa)

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!

Life's a Charm - Giveaway




This week's giveaway is sponsored by Vanessa Ramirez of Origami Owl.  Origami Owl was created in 2010 by none other than a 14 year old girl with the dream of starting her own custom jewelry business and has now branched out to be a major competitor in the consultant industry.  Through Vanessa Ramirez, you have access to a number of stylish, fun  jewelry designs sure to suit any style!



How to enter: Simply leave a comment (due to the new Facebook Page Guidelines, we can no longer accept entries on Facebook) and tell us what two things (birthstones, animals, causes, sports, travel, music, etc) you would choose for your very own locket. For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (don't forget to tag us, @dfwcraftshows) and comment again below letting us know that you have done so. 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, May 8th, 2012.  Winners will be announced Wednesday, May 9th, 2012.  Entries open to the US only.

Congratulations to Karen Gilmore, you have WON a Medium Silver Living Locket by Origami Owl with your choice of 2 charms, a $29 value.  This beautiful customized Living Locket, made with hypoallergenic stainless steel, is a great way to begin telling your story to the world. The chain is made from copper alloy and then plated in pure silver plating.  Many charms feature the O2 logo on the back noting they are exclusive to Origami Owl.  Your Living Locket will come packaged in a cute fortune cookie pouch made of upcycled fabric from kimonos.


Vanessa has been kind enough to offer those of you who mention DFWCraftShows a FREE CHARM with purchase!  To see many of the adorable charms and lockets available, check out Vanessa's Online Store.  Don't forget to check out her Facebook Page for your own exclusive sneak peek into new products and upcoming sales!

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!