This blog is for Virginia Crafters and Artist to share info about craft shows, fairs and events in all of Virginia. Please feel free to e-mail me info about your show or a show you have attended. You can also comment on a show if you have attened it. Thank you for visiting!


Third Annual Handmade Holiday Craft Fair

Festival /Show: Third Annual Handmade Holiday Craft Fair
Date/Hours: Saturday November 17, 10 am - 3 pm
Where: TC Williams HS
Booth size(s) & Fees: 10' x 10' $45 or $55 if table and chairs are needed
Additional Fees: none
Contact: Jen Moshier Jen.Moshier@gmail.com 703-819-3643
Attendance: 100+
Application: http://tcwilliamscraftfair.wufoo.com/forms/q7x3s5/
Application due: October 12


Steppin Out Festival

Website: http://www.downtownblacksburg.com/steppin_out.aspx
When: Friday and Saturday, August 5 & 6 10 am to 10 pm
Where: Downtown Blacksburg, Virginia
Fee: $150
Application: http://www.downtownblacksburg.com/PDFs/2011CraftVendorApp.pdf

Highland Maple Festival

Website: http://www.highlandcounty.org/maple.htm
When: Held on the 2nd and 3rd weekends of March
Fee: $135 to $215
Application: http://www.highlandcounty.org/PDF/maplecontract11.pdf



Date/Hours: March 12 - 13 and March 19 - 20, 2011
Where: Monterey, VA
Booth size(s) & Fees: $135 - $215, all fees include both weekends, see application for more info
Additional Fees: Electricity @ $15 (flat fee) $ Jury Fee @ $25* (non-refundable)
Website: www.highlandcounty.org
Contact: highcc@cfw.com Tel. (540) 468-2550
Application: http://www.highlandcounty.org/PDF/maplecontract11.pdf
Application due: December 20

Garfield Elementary Arts and Crafts Show

Festival /Show: Garfield Elementary Arts and Crafts Show
Date/Hours: Saturday, March 19, 2011 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: 7101 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield, VA 22150
Booth size(s) &Fees: Cafeteria and Gymnasium spaces are 10’ x 8’ (most spaces are 10’ wide x 8’ deep with some spaces in the Cafeteria 10’ deep x 8’ wide). Hallway spaces are 16’ wide x 30” deep.  $55, postmarked no later than January 18, 2011. Applications postmarked after this date will be $75.
Additional Fees: Tables are available for $10 each (while supplies last) and electricity is available for $5.  One donated item valued at $15 from your booth will be requested at registration to be used in a raffle.Website: http://www.fcps.edu/GarfieldES/

Contact: Lynn Lear at 703-798-4774 or llear@softekdc.com, Mary Kay Popeck at 703-772-0879, Liz McGhan at 703-866-5523
Application: http://www.fcps.edu/GarfieldES/2011%20Garfield%20Craft%20Show%20Application.pdf
Application due: January 18, 2011

Gar-Field Sr. High School Spring Craft Show

Festival /Show: Gar-Field Sr. High School Spring Craft Show
Date/Hours: Saturday, March 26th 2011 9am to 3pm

Where: Gar-Field High School 14000 Smoketown Rd, Woodbridge VA 22192 (Across from Potomac Mills Mall)
Booth size(s) & Fees: 6 x 10 space @ 60 each ($70 after Feb 1st)
Additional Fees: electrical needs $10
Website: http://sites.google.com/site/garfieldcraftshow/home/spring
Contact: Veronika Kolomichuk at garfieldspringcraftshow@gmail.com
Application:  http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxnYXJmaWVsZGNyYWZ0c2hvd3xneDo1YzRmOGMxZjBhMDI4OGUz
Application due: February 1ST 2011.

Spring Bling & Hometown Arts and Craft Show

Festival /Show: Spring Bling & Hometown Arts and Craft Show
Date/Hours: Saturday, March 5, 2011 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Where: Ida Lee Park Recreation Center, Leesburg, Virginia
Booth size(s) & Fees: $80 - $90
Additional Fees: Additional fees for Table Rental (3’x6’) $15.00, Electric $20.00, Wall Area $20.00, Late fee (postmarked after 12/31/10) $10.00
Website: http://www.idalee.org/index.aspx?page=574
Contact: 703-777-1368 or idalee@leesburgva.gov
Application: http://www.idalee.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=5492
Application due: Applications must be postmarked by 12/31/10 to insure the first round of jury consideration in the show.  All Arts and Crafts Show applications postmarked after the deadline will incur a $10.00 late fee.


Annual Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market

When: March 18-20, 2011 Friday & Saturday 10:00 - 6:00, Sunday 10:00-5:00
Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Booth size(s) & Fees: $400 - $900
Additional Fees:  See application
Website: http://www.emgshows.com/evbsp
Application: http://www.emgshows.com/files/VBSP11CraftApp.pdf
Applications Due: Jewelry Category- December 15, 2010, All Other Categories- January 15, 2011

City of Fairfax 2010 Craft Shows

Festival /Show: City of Fairfax 2010 Craft Shows
Date/Hours: November 20, 2010 10am - 5pm, November 21, 2010 10am - 3pm
Where: Fairfax High School 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, VA
Booth size(s) & Fees:  See application
Website: http://www.fairfaxva.gov/specialevents/hcs/HolidayCraftShow.asp
Application: http://www.fairfaxva.gov/SpecialEvents/vendor/CRAFT_SHOW_APPLICATION.pdf
Application due: March 12, 2010 (any application received after the deadline will be waitlisted if all festival criteria are met

Earlysville Winter Art and Crafts Show

Festival /Show: Earlysville Winter Art and Crafts Show
For the Benefit of the Earlysville Volunteer Fire Company and Community
Date/Hours: Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Earlysville Fire Department Banquet/Conference Room
Booth size(s): 6x8 (conference room only – 3 spaces), 8x8, 8x10, 10x10 (only 3 this size)
Fee: $23 (6x8), $27 (8x8), $32 (8x10), $37 (10x10)
Application: Contact coordinator for application
Application due: Nov. 12, 2010
Contact: Wendy lncookies@embarqmail.com
Additional Fees: 6’ tables @ $2.00 per table and folding chairs (free) available at the firehouse


Word of Faith Church Craft Fair 2010

Festival /Show: Word of Faith Church Craft Fair 2010
Date/Hours: Sat. Oct 16th from 9-3
Where:  Word of Faith Church 2080 Lambs Road • Beside Albemarle High School
What: Booth size(s) & Fees: $35.00
Contact: Cindy Crummette at (434) 978-7984 or email at wofiwc@comcast.net
Application due: Priority will be given to crafters who return application and crafter fee by October 1, 2010. After October 1, spaces will be offered to all crafters in the order application forms are received.

DeVault Family Vineyards Fall Family Fun

Festival /Show: DeVault Family Vineyards Fall Family Fun
Date/Hours: 10/30/10
Where: 247 Station Lane, Concord, VA 24538
Booth size(s) & Fees: 10 x 10 Crafters ~ $50 ($25 deposit fee, deposit is 50% of total space fee).
Additional Fees: Food vendors please see application
Website: http://www.devaultvineyards.com/
Contact: 434‐993‐0561 or devaultvineyards@hotmail.com
Application: On website click “Winery Events” then the “Vendors” tab.
Application due: deposit is due by October 15, Full payment is due October 23, 2010 by 5:00pm.

Brownsville Bazaar Arts & Crafts Fair

Festival /Show: Brownsville Bazaar Arts & Crafts Fair
What: fundraiser for the school
Date/Hours: Oct 16th from 9-4
Where: Brownsville, VA
Booth size(s) & Fees: $55
Website: brownsvillebazaar.com
Contact: Tara Giannini at (540) 456-6251
Application: On website


Fredericksburg's Gone to the Dogs Downtown Dog Fair

Festival /Show: Fredericksburg's Gone to the Dogs Downtown Dog Fair
Date/Hours: October 2, 2010, 10am - 3:30pm
Where: Sophia Street Riverfront Park, 745 Sophia St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
What: Dog festival, to help local animal welfare
Booth size(s) & Fees: $50.00
Additional Fees: vendors reserving “premium booth space” donate an additional 10% of their day’s total sales.
Website: http://www.fredericksburgsgonetothedogs.com/Fredericksburgs_Gone_to_the_Dogs/Downtown_Dog_Fair.html
Contact: Gale Hollstein at DogFairVendor@gmail.com
Application: www.fredericksburgsgonetothedogs.com/Fredericksburgs_Gone_to_the_Dogs/Vendors.html

2010 Broadway Barks

Festival /Show: 2010 Broadway Barks
Date/Hours: Sunday Sept. 19th from 1-4pm Rain Date Sunday October 17 Same Place and Time
Where:Heritage Park,on Turner Ave right off of Main St. Broadway, VA.
What: This is a dog event with games, contest, doorprizes, food and demos.
Contact: Pam Shuler @ 540-896-1333 or caiquelady@hotmail.com
Please contact organizer for more information about this event.