Erie's Holiday Craft Shows

By Kara Murphy November 10, 2017

Looking for an Erie County craft show? We've got you covered!

Friday to Sunday, Nov. 10 to 12

What: WQLN Holiday Craft Show

When: Friday 1 to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Rainbow Gardens at Waldameer

Details: Join us for the annual WQLN Holiday Craft show at Rainbow Gardens! You'll shop through more than 100 local vendor booths, displaying their finest holiday creations. While you're there, warm up with a bowl of soup, hot chocolate or hot sandwich from our kitchen!  Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there on Saturday and Sunday fom 11am - 3pm.

Cost: Tickets are $3.50, children 12 and under are FREE. A weekend pass is $5.

Sunday, Nov. 19

What: Huge Craft Show

When:  10 AM - 4 PM

Where: Riverside Golf, 24527 US Highway 6 and 19, Cambridge Springs

Details: So excited for this event, it's going to be a great one. Asking you to come out and support our local crafters and vendors. There will be all kinds of homemade wreaths ornaments jewlery baked goods soaps oils candles and much much more you will not be disappointed. The bar will be open and there will be a light food menu to choice from. We will also be having a Chinese auction, to support the house of hope in cambridge springs as well as local food banks! We will also be taking donations to help these amazing organizations as well!! I hope to see you there.

Cost: Donations.

More info: On their Facebook page.

Saturday, Nov. 18

What: General McLane Foundation Holiday Arts Fair

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: General McLane High School

Details:¬†This Annual fair event features approximately 100 local artists and crafters from around the region offering a variety of arts, crafts and gifts.¬†In addition, there are several performances by the district‚Äôs music department and games to keep the children entertained.¬†All proceeds benefit the General McLane Foundation Scholarship Program, ‚ÄúRemembering our past, investing in our future.‚ÄĚ

Cost: ?

More info:

Saturday, Nov. 25

What: Made in Erie Marketplace

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: 109 German St.

Details: Support small businesses during this holiday at the 5th Annual Made in Erie Marketplace. The market will feature nearly 40 vendors all offering unique, locally made items.

Cost: Free

More info: On their Facebook page.

Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 25 and 26

What: Warner Winter Art & Craft Show

When: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Warner Theatre, 811 State St. 

Details: Unique holiday shopping, 55+ juried crafters, everything handmade, Silent Auction, pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus, refreshments, free parking. Proceeds benefit the Warner Theatre restoration.

Cost: $3. Children 12 and under free. Save $1.00 off admission with a donation to the Second Harvest Food Bank or save $1.00 off admission with this flyer.

More info: Call (814) 480-6010

Sunday, Nov. 26

What: Sip-n-Shop Vendor Fair

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  Mound Grove Golf Course

Details: Grab your Friends, get into the Holiday Spirit and Support Local & Independent Businesses! Join us on Sunday November 26th from 11am-4pm....all of your favorite independent businesses under one roof for easy, fun, and unique holiday shopping! There will be a Chinese Auction and Drink & Food Specials in the Clubhouse.

Cost: FREE

More info: On their Facebook page

Friday, Dec. 1

What: Holiday Shopping Expo at Sparrow Ponds Campground

When: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: Sparrow Ponds Campground, 11103 Route 19 N, Waterford

Details: Join 20-plus vendors and crafters for your Holiday Shopping! Mr & Mrs Claus will be visiting with the little ones! Huge Chinese Auction to Benefit Erie Animal Network, food and more!!

Cost: FREE

More info: On their Facebook page.

Saturday, Dec. 2

What: The Artists at The Studio at St. Mary's: Space to Create Holiday Open House, Show & Sale

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: 310 E 10th St.

Details:  Join us for this free event to visit the artist studios, tour the century old landmark, and learn about the classes and workshops offered in this unique space. Featured artists will include Sister Joan Chittister and Sr. Mary Lou Kownacki, Jodi Staniunas Hopper, Terry Seth of School House Yoga, and Kirsten Bole. As well as local fiber, glass and ceramic artists; Barbara Yerace, Deborah Sementelli, Carol Posch Comstock, Sandy Shelenberger, Toni Kelly, and Mark Nowak. The new Weaving and Spinning Studio will also be open! Join Barb Hauck & Holly Nowak to learn more about classes and workshops offered in these traditional fiber techniques! Instructor Barb Hauck has been weaving over 40 years. Her work runs the gamut from traditional weaving through non traditional fiber art pieces. She is a member of the Chautauqua County Weavers’ Guild, Lake Erie Fiber Arts Guild, and Northwest PA Artists Association.

Cost: Free.

More info: On their Facebook page.

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 and 3

What: North East's Sugar Plum Weekend

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Locations throughout North East

Details: Local shops will be open, plus sShop the Sugar Plum Marketplace: The Sugar Plum Market place has a NEW location! This year crafters and vendors will be located at the First Baptist Church at 43 South Lake Street. The new larger location will allow room for more than 25 vendors. Also take a horse drawn carriage ride and say hello to Santa & Mrs. Claus and Donner and Blitzen Live Reindeer (from Noon-2pm Saturday & Sunday on Park Street near McCord Memorial Library).

Cost: Free

More info: Visit their Facebook page.

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 and 3

What: Asbury Woods' Schoolhouse Craft Festival

When: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: McDowell Intermediate High School, 3320 Caughey Road

Details: The Asbury Woods Schoolhouse Craft Festival is a premier juried craft show featuring over 120 crafters. There will be a craft item auction, refreshments for sale, a coat/package check, and live entertainment to make your shopping experience more enjoyable.
Santa Claus will be joining us Saturday only from 11:00am to 2:00pm. A shuttle bus will be transporting shoppers from the parking lot to the main door of the craft show. All proceeds from the show benefit Asbury Woods.

Cost: Adults - $5, 65 and over - $4, children 10 and under - FREE

More info: Visit their Facebook page.

Sunday, Dec. 3

What: Punk Rock Pop Up Flea Market

When: noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Basement Transmissions, 145 W. 11th St.

Details: Black Eagle Goods & Pointe Foure will unleash yet another delicious serving of good times upon Erie PA through the Punk Rock Pop Up Flea Market! filled to the brim with artists, handmade goods, used items, new items , foods and even some craft beers.....

Cost: $1 entry donation

More info: Visit their Facebook page.

Friday, Dec. 8

What: 14th Annual Holiday Art Show & Sale

When: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: 138 E 25th St.

Details: Shop original works of art from BLOOM and community artists. Select from fresh inventory of unique gifts in pottery, paint, glass, fiber, jewelry, lighting, & sculpture! Shop local for the gift that keeps giving! Through BLOOM Collaborative, a program of Stairways Behavioral Health, local artisans bring their talent to the community and earn income. The sale will be held at BLOSSOM's Clay Studio on our beautiful BLOOM Campus. Ample parking is available in our two parking lots- one with entry on Holland St., the other entry is on East 25th St.

Cost:  Free

Saturday, Dec. 9

What: Grover Cleveland Holiday Vendor Fair

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Where: Grover Cleveland Elementary School, 1540 W. 38th St.

Details: Tis the season to shop local from your favorite vendors to get your holiday shopping complete! Come and enjoy a variety of shops from around Erie, Chinese Auction, and coffee & treats. Don't miss the gift wrapping station. All proceeds will benefit the Grover Cleveland PTSA.  VENDOR REGISTRATION FORM:


More info: Visit their Facebook page. 

Saturday,  Dec. 9

What: Holiday Vendor and Craft Fair

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Cathedral of St. Paul, 134 W 7th St.

Details: Find something for everyone on your list!
Pampered Chef, Norwex, Limelight makeup, Chloe and Isabel Jewelry, Young Living Oils, Usborne Books, Tastefully Simple, and more. Plus local artists and crafters.

Cost: ??

More info: Visit their Facebook page.
Saturday, Dec. 9

What: Holiday Craft Fair - to Benefit Saint Boniface Food Pantry

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Greene Township Building, 9333 Tate Rd. 

Details: Vendors, crafters, Chinese auction, and bake sale! For every non-perishable food item donated, you will receive one extra ticket for the Chinese auction. Please remember some vendors may be cash only!

Cost: $2 entry. Kids 5 and under free.

More info: Visit their Facebook page.

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