The Best Spring & Summer Craft Fairs in the USA 2016

Jul 19, 2019
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Welcome to The Poker Club at West Houston, your ultimate destination for gambling and poker excitement. While we specialize in providing top-notch poker experiences, we also recognize the importance of exploring other forms of craftsmanship and creativity. In this blog post, we're thrilled to present you with a comprehensive guide to the best spring and summer craft fairs taking place across the USA in 2016.

Why Craft Fairs Are Worth Exploring

Craft fairs offer an incredible opportunity to discover unique handmade products and connect with the talented artisans behind them. Whether you're searching for one-of-a-kind home decor, fashionable accessories, or personalized gifts, craft fairs showcase a wide array of exquisite items that cater to all tastes and preferences. Additionally, these events foster a sense of community, where makers and enthusiasts come together to celebrate arts and crafts.

1. National Craft Show - Denver, Colorado

One of the most anticipated craft fairs of the year is the National Craft Show in Denver, Colorado. With over 500 vendors from all over the country, this event promises a mind-boggling collection of artisanal products. From delicate pottery to hand-stitched quilts, you'll find something captivating for everyone. Don't miss out on exploring the local food vendors offering delectable treats to keep you energized throughout the day.


  • Over 500 talented vendors
  • Unique handmade products
  • Diverse range of crafts, including pottery, textiles, jewelry, and more
  • Local food vendors for a delightful culinary experience

2. Craftsmanship Expo - Portland, Oregon

Oregon's vibrant city, Portland, hosts the Craftsmanship Expo, a celebration of creativity and artisanal skills. This fair attracts talented crafters and artists from various disciplines, bringing forth an exceptional display of craftsmanship. Explore the beautifully designed stalls showcasing everything from intricate woodworking to contemporary art pieces. Immerse yourself in the charm of Portland's local artisans and their outstanding creations.


  • A wide range of craftsmanship on display
  • Woodworking, glasswork, metalwork, and more
  • Live demonstrations by skilled artisans
  • A chance to meet and learn from experts in their respective fields

3. Handmade Treasures Festival - New Orleans, Louisiana

Experience the vibrant culture and rich craftsmanship at the Handmade Treasures Festival in lively New Orleans. This festival combines the city's distinctive atmosphere with a tremendous display of artisanal talent. Stroll through the historic streets and immerse yourself in the lively music, delicious cuisine, and an eclectic mix of handmade treasures. Discover unique creations, ranging from traditional crafts to contemporary designs that beautifully capture the essence of New Orleans.


  • An incredible showcase of local crafts
  • New Orleans' rich cultural heritage reflected in artisanal products
  • Live music performances that create a festive atmosphere
  • Local food vendors serving mouthwatering delicacies

4. Artisans' Market - Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Artisans' Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is a must-visit for art enthusiasts and collectors alike. Featuring exquisite works from acclaimed artists, this fair is a treasure trove of extraordinary talent. Marvel at the intricate details of handmade jewelry, paintings, sculptures, and ceramics. The Artisans' Market provides a unique opportunity to connect directly with artists, gaining insights into their creative processes and inspiring stories behind their masterpieces.


  • Captivating artwork from nationally recognized artists
  • Opportunity to meet and interact with talented creators
  • Intricate handmade jewelry and stunning visual art
  • A chance to add exceptional pieces to your personal collection

5. Crafts & Culture Festival - Asheville, North Carolina

The Crafts & Culture Festival in Asheville, North Carolina, seamlessly blends traditional craftsmanship with contemporary artistry. This fair showcases the vibrant arts and cultural scene of the region, highlighting the talents of local and regional artisans. Discover beautifully woven textiles, intricate ceramics, stunning photography, and much more. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of crafts and indulge in the artistic creations that make Asheville such a unique destination.


  • A diverse range of crafts and art forms
  • Showcasing local and regional talents
  • Fusion of traditional craftsmanship with modern design
  • Engaging workshops and interactive sessions

At The Poker Club at West Houston, we believe in promoting diverse forms of craftsmanship, as it is intertwined with the pursuit of excellence and creativity that poker embodies. We hope this comprehensive guide to the best spring and summer craft fairs across the USA in 2016 has inspired you to explore the world of handmade treasures and connect with the artisans who bring them to life. Embrace the spirit of craftsmanship and join us for unforgettable poker experiences at The Poker Club at West Houston.

Ashley Massie
Craft fairs are where I find the most unique gifts. Thanks for the roundup!
Oct 30, 2023
Greg Ahrens
Great guide! Can't wait to explore the amazing craft fairs this spring and summer! 🎨🎉
Oct 18, 2023
Lisa Frey
I love exploring unique crafts at summer fairs.
Aug 12, 2023
Troy Jensen
I enjoy supporting local artists and crafters at these fairs.
Jul 27, 2023
Gary Galkagher
This article has given me some great ideas for spring and summer activities.
Mar 19, 2023
Charlie Fei
Excited to add these craft fairs to my summer calendar. Thanks for the recommendations!
Mar 6, 2023
Barbara Lao-Thorson
Thanks for sharing this great list of craft fairs! Can't wait to attend one.
Jul 5, 2022
Steve Yuan
Attending craft fairs is a fun way to spend a weekend.
Jul 4, 2022
Mary Stieffermann
Craft fairs are a great opportunity to connect with local artisans.
Apr 13, 2022
Cindy Jordan
I've always found unique treasures at craft fairs.
Apr 2, 2022
Reagan Hale
I'm interested in attending the craft fair in West Houston.
Feb 4, 2022
jhtan jhtan
Craft fairs are a wonderful way to support small businesses.
Dec 28, 2021
Bradley Willis
I've been looking forward to planning my summer craft fair visits.
Dec 2, 2021
Melissa Hodgdon
I've discovered some amazing handmade items at these fairs.
Nov 14, 2021
I love attending craft fairs during the spring and summer. So much creativity on display.
Sep 26, 2021
David Antonioli
I can't wait to attend some of these craft fairs! 🎨
Aug 19, 2021
John Carusone
Craft fairs are a great place to find one-of-a-kind gifts.
Jul 1, 2021
Erick Ovalle
I'm always on the lookout for new craft fairs to attend.
Jun 16, 2021
Jaume Godia
Craft fairs are a blend of creativity and community. Looking forward to attending one.
Jun 11, 2021
Arslan Touba
Looking forward to experiencing the artistry at these craft fairs.
May 28, 2021
Lee Hipps
I appreciate the diverse range of craft fairs mentioned. It's great to have options.
May 27, 2021
Winston Blick
I appreciate the variety of craft fairs highlighted in the article.
Apr 19, 2021
Alain Cote
I love the atmosphere at craft fairs during the spring and summer.
Oct 27, 2020
Aaron Stephens
Craft fairs always inspire me to get creative myself.
Sep 23, 2020
Carrie McQueen
I enjoy discovering the creativity and talent of artisans at these fairs.
Aug 27, 2020
Arpan Dalal
This article provided a great list of craft fairs in the USA.
Aug 21, 2020
Dean Steele
I enjoy exploring the talents of crafters at these fairs. Can't wait to attend!
Jun 27, 2020
David Wiseman
The summer craft fairs sound like the perfect way to spend a weekend. Count me in!
Mar 20, 2020
Andy Mangelsen
Looking forward to exploring these craft fairs and discovering unique handmade items.
Dec 7, 2019
Mark Starrett
Craft fairs are always a treat. Can't wait to check out the ones listed in this article.
Nov 12, 2019
David Devereaux
I'm excited to explore the craft fairs in the USA this year.
Nov 2, 2019