A look forward and back…

JOEY-KENNEDY-HMA-2013-0031Don’t miss out on this year’s fun. Mark your calendars with the following dates! 

  • Sponsorship opportunities NOW available!
  • July 16th: Applications for vendors and hands-on handmade artists open
  • September 3rd: Applications close
  • Early October: Accepted vendors and artists notified
  • DECEMBER 6, 2014: HANDMADE ARCADE at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center!

Check out our image gallery from last year’s event.
All photographs taken by the talented Joey Kennedy. 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Handmade-Arcade-fs-0089Hello Handmade Arcade supporters and friends! The committee has been hard at work planning for our next event and we have some important news for YOU!

Applications to apply for HANDMADE ARCADE 2014 will open on July 16.

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(Applications close on September 3rd. Notices will be sent in early October.)

SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, December 6, 2014

ANNOUNCING HANDMADE ARCADE 2014 ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014!!

It’s official! Handmade Arcade will be returning to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for our 11th year.

Date: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014
Time: 11am to 7pm
Place: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown Pittsburgh


Handmade Arcade, Pittsburgh’s largest indie-craft sale, will return to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The annual Handmade Arcade was created eleven years ago to give grassroots, independent crafters an opportunity to show and sell their wares, and to provide an alternative to traditional craft and art fairs. Stay tuned for application details and more!

Thank You Pittsburgh!

WHAT A DAY! A day that could not have been possible without the efforts of so many artists and makers, Hands-on Handmaders, sponsors, volunteers, Convention Center staffers, music makers and curators, entertainers, and, of course, shoppers! We are so thankful for everyone who was a part of our massive 10th show. Stay tuned for images of the days events and the announcement of HA:2014′s date!

THANK YOU PITTSBURGH!

December 7th is Officially “Handmade Arcade Day” in Pittsburgh!

An exciting morning spent in City Council Chambers! Here is a glimpse of today’s adventures: receiving the official proclamation for December 7th to be “Handmade Arcade Day,” being serenaded by The Pittsburgh Banjo Club and being interviewed by KQV news radio! Thank you to Council member Natalia Rudiak for sponsoring the proclamation (and for her great words about Handmade Arcade!) and to all of you for your tremendous support & inspiration over the past decade! 

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Important Information for Vendors

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The Vendor Maps are now online and Vendor Information page has been updated with load-in times and maps to the loading docks.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
ELECTRICITY: An “E” beside your space means that you requested electricity. If there is not an “E” and you did request electricity before the deadline, please email info@handmadearcade.com immediately. (Requests for electricity can no longer be submitted and are only honored if your craft requires electricity.)

TABLE REQUESTS: There is an “N” beside your space if you asked to not have a table set up. If you requested to not have a table and your space is NOT marked with an “N”, please email us. Conversely, if there is a “N” beside your space and you DO need a table, let us know immediately.

We did our best to honor all table placement requests that were made. At this time, we cannot move anyone’s table. We can’t wait to see you and your amazing crafts on December 7th!