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Weekend Guide :: 12/21 - 12/23





"Walk the RAD Craft and Artisan Market is a unique urban shopping experience in the Riverside Arts District located inside various art venues along the 2800 and 2900 block of Race Street in the Riverside Arts District of Fort Worth. With an emphasis on all things handmade, our vendors showcase locally-made crafts, gifts, jewelry, ornaments, art, baked goods and so much more! So come out, enjoy the scene, and Walk the RAD!"

December 22nd, 2012
10:00AM - 6:00PM

2800 and 2900 block of Race Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76110

click for event flyer.

Handmade Items Only.


Last Chance Handmade - Dallas Handmade Arts Market Special Edition

"Last chance to purchase beautiful handmade gifts before Christmas. Join us December 21 through December 23, 2012 for a special weekend full of all handmade artists and designers. Live music and complimentary wine and beer."

December 21st, 2012
12:00PM - 6:00PM
December 22nd, 2012
10:00AM - 7:00PM
December 23rd, 2012
11:00AM - 5:00PM

327 Cole Street
Dallas, TX 75207


Handmade Items Only.


Seductive Sunday Social Industry Night
"Finally a place where Trendsetters gather to Mix,Mingle and exchange Industry ideas...Weekly Hair Salon, Fashion Boutiques, Photographers & Makeup Artist Spotlights,"

Every Sunday through January
8:00PM - 2:00AM

FireFly Lounge
14905 Midway Road #102
Addison, Texas 75001

Admission is for 21 years+.


Where will YOU be shopping or vending?

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!

Last Chance Handmade - Dallas Handmade Arts Market Special Edition

"Last chance to purchase beautiful handmade gifts before Christmas. Join us December 21 through December 23, 2012 for a special weekend full of all handmade artists and designers. Live music and complimentary wine and beer."

December 21st, 2012
12:00PM - 6:00PM
December 22nd, 2012
10:00AM - 7:00PM
December 23rd, 2012
11:00AM - 5:00PM

327 Cole Street
Dallas, TX 75207

They are accepting Handmade Items Only.

Booth fees are as follows:
6 x 6 - $200
10 x 10 - $275
Fees include electricity and access to free wine and beer tasting!

Applications are available here and are due ASAP.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator at jh@dallashandmade.com.

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!
Looking for your own Event Listing? You can submit show information online here.

DFW Craft Shows is a free service provided to help unite our arts & crafts community. Due to the sheer number of event submissions, DFW Craft Shows is unable to verify all event information and encourages vendors to confirm information for their potential shows.

2nd Annual Community - Art Related Film & Silent Art Auction

"Bid on original and made-by-hand arts and crafts, from $5 to $500. You could find yourself taking home NEW ART: photography, sculpture, jewelry, painting, handcrafts, artisan-made items. Cash & carry. Doors open at 5:45 pm, bidding to begin at 6pm. Proceeds go to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff’s Social Justice programming, including the free monthly film series.  This is a special event you won't want to miss!"

January 8th, 2013
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff
3839 W. Kiest Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75233

They are accepting Handmade Items Only.

Entry Fee:  The artist/crafter will receive 80% of the final bid within one week of the auction. There will be no booths per se, so artists/crafters should limit the number of submission to a few representative works.  Participants are encouraged to supply a two-sided information sheet including artist's statement and/or bio with prominently written contact information. Business cards are also welcome. Artists/Crafters are encouraged to attend the auction and the free movie.

Applications are available here and are due by January 7th, 2013.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator at jam@nlpromoco.com /
469-248-7966.

Submitted by:judannwat@sbcglobal.net

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!
Looking for your own Event Listing? You can submit show information online here.

DFW Craft Shows is a free service provided to help unite our arts & crafts community. Due to the sheer number of event submissions, DFW Craft Shows is unable to verify all event information and encourages vendors to confirm information for their potential shows.

Weekend Guide :: 12/13 - 12/16





"Finish your Christmas shopping at the Eaglette Holiday Craft & Gift Fair! Over 70 vendors offering unique items so you can find the perfect gift for yourself or someone special!"

December 15th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM
December 16th, 2012
1:00PM - 5:00PM

Dal-Rich Village Shopping Center
101 S. Coit Road
corner of Coit and Beltline behind McDonald's
Richardson, TX 75080



Art for a Cause at Rahr & Sons Brewery
"Rahr & Sons Brewing Company is holding its 4th annual Art for a Cause event during the tour and tasting on Wednesday.  30 local art vendors will be selling unique works of art and donating part of their proceeds that evening to the Ronald McDonald House charity."

December 12th, 2012 
5:00PM - 9:00PM

Rahr & Sons Brewery
701 Galveston Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Admission is $10 for the tour, tasting, and shopping!

Handmade Items Only.


Silver Slippers Extravaganza Dallas Influential Women
"Entrepreneurial women are joining forces! Are YOU in?  DFW's Inner Beauty Conscientious Entrepreneurial and Small Business Owner women are becoming the faces of the Real Beauty Inside Out Campaign AND taking advantage of a by invitation only opportunity to join Influential Women of Dallas for a powerful year-end.  This elegant empowerment event offers networking, shopping, and a powerful keynote speaker featuring Dr. Williams and her Courageous Texas Child Bride Memoir. Dr. Williams' Texas story about, at the age of 14, being picked up from high school by her mother, carried to JP court, and, married off to a 26 year old man from Germany is jaw dropping yet inspirational. She will electrify the room with her true child bride memoir."

December 13th, 2012 
4:30PM - 8:30PM

InterContinental Hotel
15201 Dallas Parkway,
Dallas, TX 75001

Admission is $35 (proceeds benefit Real Beauty Inside Out for mother and teen daughter healthy relationships).


4th Annual Park Glen Craft Bazaar
"A special evening at Park Glen Elementary with a visit from Santa, choir concert, musical entertainment, and holiday craft show! Join us for free photo opportunities with Santa, hot cocoa, door prizes and much more."

December 14th, 2012 
5:00PM - 8:30PM

Park Glen Elementary School
5100 Glen Canyon Road
Fort Worth, TX 76137


Panther City Bar Bazaar
"Craft Fair at Lola's saloon. We will have a chili cookoff, a bake sale, and live music."

December 15th, 2012
12:00PM - 7:00PM

Lola's Saloon
2736 W. 6th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
near Montgomery Plaza

Handmade Items Only.


Deep Ellum Outdoor Market
"The Deep Ellum Outdoor Market's mission is 1) to inspire a walkable community in Dallas, and 2) to promote small business and entrepreneurs. We allow vendors who make their own products or those who sell vintage apparel and accessories."

Every 3rd Saturday
11:00AM - 5:00PM

2800 block of Main St. near Downtown Dallas
between Malcolm X and Crowdus
Dallas, TX


Mix & Mingle Small Business Networking Event
"Please join us for an amazing evening of Mix & Mingle as we bring the area's Small Business Owners & Professionals together for the latest installment of the MMSBNE monthly mixer. The Small Business Networking Events presents a Business Showcase. These are new and established businesses that will present ""What We Do"". If you've never been, Buttons has great food, great ambiance and live entertainment. Join us for an evening of networking, a great atmosphere and lots of fun.  Don't Miss Out!"

December 15th, 2012
12:00PM - 4:00PM

Buttons Restaurant
15207 Addison Road
Addison,Texas 75001


MOPS Countdown to Christmas
"This is the 5th Annual Countdown to Christmas craft show. Last good weekend to shop before Christmas! ADMISSION IS FREE!"

December 15th, 2012
9:00AM - 4:00PM

First Baptist Mansfield
1800 East Broad Street
Mansfield, Texas 76063


Real women, Real talk
"Get it right! Get it tight! Get a man?  Ladies Luncheon and last minute Christmas shopping!"

December 8th, 2012
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Plano Centre
2000 E. Spring Creek pkwy
Plano, TX

Admission is free!
Breakfast - $20.00
Breakfast & Lunch - $40.00
Registration is required for meals, deadline is December 8th, 2012.



Taylorosa Trade Days
"Holiday Gifts, Home Decor, Clothing, Food, Jewelry, Toys and More. Plus Holiday Pictures. Come check us out. Support local vendors."

December 15th, 2012
8:00AM - 4:00PM

3704 W. Hwy 22
Corsicana, TX



Dallas Handmade Arts Market
"An indoor market where local artists, crafters, and designers sell unique, handmade items every weekend! Avoid the weather and shop indoors with 50+ rotating artists plus enjoy local live music performances. This Sunday come sip mimosas and enjoy the sounds of a live jazz vocalist while you browse cool handmade items and meet the artists themselves. "

Every Saturday
10:00AM - 7:00PM
Every Sunday
11:00AM - 5:00PM

327 Cole St.
Dallas, TX 75207

Handmade Items Only.


Seductive Sunday Social Industry Night
"Finally a place where Trendsetters gather to Mix,Mingle and exchange Industry ideas...Weekly Hair Salon, Fashion Boutiques, Photographers & Makeup Artist Spotlights,"

Every Sunday through January
8:00PM - 2:00AM

FireFly Lounge
14905 Midway Road #102
Addison, Texas 75001

Admission is for 21 years+.


Where will YOU be shopping or vending?

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!

Ladies Funday


THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.
"This is NOT your typical humdrum market. It’s Ladies Funday – an event for women by women. It is a place to connect, explore, relax and well, yes, to shop if you chose so.  This event is for ladies only (well, we do let guys in if they dress up like a lady).  There will be artists & crafters, massage therapists, yoga instructors, interior designers, food, wine, and more!"

January 13th, 2013 (and every 2nd Sunday)
12:00PM - 6:00PM

Sophy Sam Gallery1519 Beaumont Street,
Dallas TX 75215

Booth fees are as follows:
10 X 5 (indoor) - $49.95
10 X 10 (outdoor) - $39.95
Food Vendors – $39.95
These fees include electricity and free parking.

Applications are available here (please review Rules and Regulations) and are due 2 weeks prior to the event (December 31st, 2012 in this case).

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator at wash@wineandartshow.com.

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!
Looking for your own Event Listing? You can submit show information online here.

DFW Craft Shows is a free service provided to help unite our arts & crafts community. Due to the sheer number of event submissions, DFW Craft Shows is unable to verify all event information and encourages vendors to confirm information for their potential shows.

Walk the RAD Craft and Artisan Market


"Walk the RAD Craft and Artisan Market is a unique urban shopping experience in the Riverside Arts District located inside various art venues along the 2800 and 2900 block of Race Street in the Riverside Arts District of Fort Worth. With an emphasis on all things handmade, our vendors showcase locally-made crafts, gifts, jewelry, ornaments, art, baked goods and so much more! So come out, enjoy the scene, and Walk the RAD!"

December 22nd, 2012
10:00AM - 6:00PM

2800 and 2900 block of Race Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76110

click for event flyer.

They are accepting Handmade Items Only.

Booths are 6 X 6 and cost $15.  Electricity is available upon request.

To apply, please email their event coordinator at info@wocaprojects.com by December 19th, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Kelly, at theworkroom.fortworth@gmail.com / (682) 553-3523.  You may also contact Lauren at info@wocaprojects.com / (817) 901-7135.

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!
Looking for your own Event Listing? You can submit show information online here.

DFW Craft Shows is a free service provided to help unite our arts & crafts community. Due to the sheer number of event submissions, DFW Craft Shows is unable to verify all event information and encourages vendors to confirm information for their potential shows.

Weekend Guide :: 12/7 - 12/9




Sanger High School Arts & Craft Show

"1000's of Handcrafted Items!  Hourly Door Prizes!  Benefiting SHS Business Professionals of America."

December 8th, 2012
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Sanger High School
100 Indian Lane
Sanger, Texas
Interstate 35 exit 478, 10 miles north of Denton, turn east.

click for event flyer.

Admission is $1.00 OR get in free with 2 canned food items!



"Gifts galore await at Happy Holidays Gift Market, brought to you by 817ArtsAlliance LLC. Vendors come from a variety of backgrounds but they all share an enthusiasm for what they create and collect. Some of them have online shops and some have their work in local brick and mortar shops, but for these two days you can see them all in one place.  In addition to fabulous shopping, Happy Holidays Gift Market will feature live music from local musicians and two craft make and take tables. Ample free parking is available adjacent to the MAC on the north side of the building. Access Happy Holidays through the doors near the NW corner of the building, right outside the market or through the MAC’s front doors and follow the arrow signs. This family friendly free indoor event is wheelchair and stroller accessible."

December 7th, 2012
12:00PM - 7:00PM
December 8th, 2012
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Maverick Activities Center (MAC)
500 W. Nedderman Dr.
UTA, Arlington, TX 76013

click for event flyer.


"Come out for great Christmas shopping with over 50 Vendors!!  This market benefits the 'Children’s Wing Building Fund.'  Free door prizes and free admission!"

December 8th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Heritage Church of Christ
4201 Heritage Trace Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76244



Wine and Art Show


"This is not your typical Christmas market. This is an artist-forward show that features fine art created by local painters, photographers and jewelry designers in a gallery setting. Yet all prices here are within the reach. Your reach of beautiful and unique pieces of art.  We also have food, complementary wine, live music, silent auctions, and artist reception.  Visit us to learn why our customers come back to us every month."

December 8th, 2012
2:00PM - 7:00PM

1519 Beaumont Street,
Dallas TX 75215

click for event flyer

Admission is $5 online or $10 at the door.

4th Annual Faith School Craft Show

"Indoor/outdoor craft show, all kinds of vendors welcome."

March 23rd, 2013
9:00AM - 2:00PM

Faith Family center at Faith Lutherian Church
3000 NW Loop
Stephenville, TX 76401
Corner of Frey and NW Loop

Booth fees are as follows:
10 X 10 (inside) - $40.00
10 X 10 (outside) - $30.00
This fee includes a lunch coupon.

Applications are available here as PDF / DOC and are due by March 7th, 2013.

For more information, contact their event coordinator at faith5k@hotmail.com

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!
Looking for your own Event Listing? You can submit show information online here.

DFW Craft Shows is a free service provided to help unite our arts & crafts community. Due to the sheer number of event submissions, DFW Craft Shows is unable to verify all event information and encourages vendors to confirm information for their potential shows.