Join us on Saturday, November 28th at 5 p.m. for a make-and-take herbal infusion demonstration with Apothecary Muse! In support of our local vendors and sponsors, Handmade Arcade is excited to host a Meet the Maker night at Boutique 208, located at 208 6th Street in Downtown (across the street from Heinz Hall).
Join Eryn Hughes of Apothecary Muse at 5 p.m. for a Hands-on Handmade Demo. Learn about herbal oil infusions. Select and prepare herbs and oils to collect and infuse in labeled jars, discover the healing properties of plants, gain a new sense of respect for nature, explore your own health and well-being, and learn about the significance of locally grown plants.
This is a FREE make and take demo while supplies last. To find out more about what Boutique 208 is offering for shoppers on Small Business Saturday, visit their Facebook page.
Handmade Arcade will also be raffling off 2 Early Birdie tickets and our new tote-bag to one lucky winner! Join us on Small Business Saturday! Shop Small! Shop Local!
Handmade Arcade is excited to welcome 40 NEW vendors on Saturday, December 5th. Always on the look out for indie-crafters on the cutting edge of craft, Handmade Arcade is thrilled to add these new businesses to our list of vendors.
Help us welcome this week’s highlighted vendors Silk Denim, Mod Evil Studio, SorceryScience and Hip Modern Soap.
Handmade Arcade is grateful for our sponsors. Because of their on-going and generous support, we are able to bring you our annual event. Every year, Handmade Arcade pushes itself to the limit of creativity and strives to be on the Cutting Edge of Craft. The support we receive is humbling and encourages us to continue moving forward. Thank you.
Handmade Arcade is proud to sponsor this fall’s two-day Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7. Sign up to win a pair of tickets for Friday, November 6 NIGHT OWL PARTY! Eat, Drink, SHOP Vintage!
Visit pghvintagemixer.com for event details.
It’s official: Handmade Arcade 2015 is excited to feature more than 150 vendors at this year’s event! Check out & share our impressive list of talented artists & makers from near & far. We hope to see you all on Saturday, December 5th!
Congratulations to HANDMADE ARCADE 2015 VENDORS!
Each year, Handmade Arcade welcomes the students of Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) High School to sell their handmade wares as well as to assist in leading an activity in our popular Hands-on Handmade interactive area. Having had great success at Handmade Arcade, the Friends of CAPA are branching out and having a vendor fair of their own to raise money for CAPA students and support small businesses in the community.
Download their application if you are interested in participating in the first CAPA Vendor Fair or if you would like to make a donation for their raffle.
Support Pittsburgh’s young artists and entrepreneurs today!
Handmade Arcade is spending the weekend at Maker Faire Pittsburgh! Visit our table where you can create your very own custom spin art made from vintage vinyl, repurposed fan motors & junction boxes.
Want to make your own DIY spin-art machine? Download our step-by-step instructions here.
Thank you to the MANY vendors who applied to be a part of Handmade Arcade 2015. The planning committee is hard at work organizing and jurying. Notifications to applicants will be sent in early Oct. We are looking forward to another amazing year of talent and fun!
Thank you all for love and support. We can’t wait to see everyone today at HANDMADE ARCADE 2014!
Here is some important information you may need to know:
- Admission is FREE!
- The Vendors are ready for you. You can view a our Vendor Map here to find your favorite vendors or to discover new artists and crafters.
- Directions to the David L. Convention Center (DLCC) can found on online here.
- The DLCC has a large parking lot with a low daily of $10 for the day.
- The garages run by the Pittsburgh Parking Authority will be FREE Saturday, December 6. For the complete list of free garages and information visit www.pittsburghparking.com.
- Visit ParkPGH.org for real time parking garage updates!
- Entrance to Handmade Arcade is through the West Lobby (across the street from the parking garage). View the map here.
- INBOUND FORT PITT TUNNEL WILL BE CLOSED this weekend. Find the detour directions here.
The Organizers of Handmade Arcade want to thank everyone in Pittsburgh and beyond for your support. We work all year long to bring you this event and seeing it come to fruition with the fanfare and excitement makes the long hours well worth it.
ENJOY! AND THANK YOU!