Are you ready for the return of Portland’s best holiday art and craft market? Crafty Wonderland is the ultimate local handmade art and craft event of the season. The popular craft show is back in 2021 with all the things you loved over the past 15 years along with a few changes to keep everyone safe.
If you haven’t attended this magical holiday craft fair in the past, let me give you a little background. It all started when two local artists decided to create a venue to sell their own handmade goods and help friends do the same. Since it began in 2006, Crafty Wonderland has become the largest handmade craft show in the Northwest. The craft fair has even expanded into two retail stores you can visit year-round.
Here’s all the information you need to most the most out of this year’s Crafty Wonderland.
2021 Crafty Wonderland Holiday Art and Craft Market
Crafty Wonderland is taking over the Oregon Convention Center December 10-12, 2021. Close to 250 local artists are featuring fun, creative and one-of-a-kind goods. This event attracts popular local artists and creators like Mike Bennett, Ryan Berkley, Hip Chicks do Wine, Missionary Chocolates and many more.
For the past 15 years the event has been free. Yet, to adhere to safety protocols, you will need to purchase a ticket this year. Tickets range from $4 to $22. Here are the details you need to know before heading to the event.
You will be required to show proof of vaccine or a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours is required for entry. Masks are required for everyone age 5 or older.
Other safety precautions include limited capacity and timed entry, wider aisles, and partitions between vendor booths.
On Saturday and Sunday, Crafty wonderland will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $4 per person, including processing fees. Kids 5 and under can attend for free. You will choose your entry time at checkout. Be sure to show up 15 minutes prior to that time for COVID safety verification.
Once inside Crafty Wonderland, you can stay and shop as long as you want.
If you want to make your experience extra special and get a head start on your shopping, attend the Friday Night Pre-Show Party. On Friday, December 10 from 5 to 9 p.m., Crafty Wonderland lets a limited number of people in to get first dibs on all the gifts and goods at the holiday market.
Tickets for the pre-show party are $22 per person, including processing fees. You will also receive one free drink of your choice at the cash bar ($10 value). You can show up anytime between 5 and 9 p.m.
Crafty Wonderland is taking place at Oregon Convention Center Exhibit Hall D, 777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd in Portland. For more information, visit the Crafty Wonderland website.
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