Crafts Fair

Annual Holiday Crafts Fair

Discover handmade pottery, glass, jewelry, wood, fiber arts items and more at the Crafts Center’s 33rd annual Holiday Crafts Fair! Meet the artists, enjoy complimentary refreshments and shop for unique items for yourself or the special people on your holiday gift list.  Scroll down for information on how to apply for a booth in the Crafts Fair.


Saturday, November 18, 2017

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The Crafts Center
Thompson Hall
210 Jensen Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606

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Admission is $2 per person, $5 per family and FREE for NC State students with ID.

Supported by NCSU Foundation

Who can participate?

The Crafts Fair is a way for Crafts Center artists to showcase their work. We provide this opportunity to artists who are active and ongoing participants in Crafts Center classes, studios, events and activities. All work must be created by the exhibitor and produced in some part at the Crafts Center.

To participate as a Crafts Fair *vendor, one must:

Be a student in a class or workshop

  • Be a studio member
  • Be an annual member
  • Be an active instructor*Active within the last two calendar years

Information for affiliated Guild members>

How do I sign up for a booth?

Please read the Crafts Crafts Fair Information Sheet thoroughly before applying for a booth as there some significant changes this year.

Beginning on August 15, you may apply for a booth by filling out our on-line Crafts Fair Vendor Application Form »  If you aren’t able to access this form please e-mail vfletch@ncsu.eduThe last day to apply for a booth is September 9, 2017.

Do not send any payment with your application. Those accepted into the Crafts Fair will be notified by September 12.

Can I volunteer?

Yes! Sign up to be a volunteer fair helper by e-mailing, calling the Crafts Center at 919.515.2457.