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Traverse City Area Art Fairs & Craft Shows

The Traverse City area has several arts and crafts fairs scheduled throughout the year. Here, you can find many unique artistic and handcrafted items for your own home or for gift-giving.

In the summertime, artists and crafters often offer their creations for sale in the beautiful outdoor settings of Northwestern Michigan. During the fall, they move to indoor locations, often schools or community centers.

Many talented people from near and far offer their arts and crafts for sale at these venues.

2022

October

  • 8th – Outdoor Craft & Vendor Show- The Village at Grand Traverse Commons- 1200 W. 11th St., Traverse City, 10am-3pm
  • 22nd – Trinity Lutheran School Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, Trinity Lutheran School- 1003 S. Maple St., Traverse City, 9am-3pm

November

  • 5th – Craft Show at Immaculate Conception Parish- 314 Vine St., Traverse City, 8:30am-3:30pm
  • 5th – Holiday Gift Fair at 5780 Shanty Creek Rd., Bellaire, 10am-3pm
  • 12th – Long Lake Craft Show at Long Lake Elementary School- 7600 N. Long Lake Rd., Traverse City, 9am-3pm
  • TBA – Dickens Christmas Arts and Crafts Bazaar, First Congregational Church- 6105 Center Rd., Traverse City

2023

April

  • TBA – Vendor & Craft Event, Grand Traverse Mall- 3200 S. Airport Rd., Traverse City, 10am-6pm

May

  • TBA – Downtown Art Walk, Downtown Traverse City, 4-7pm
  • TBA – Spring Art Market, Denos Museum Center- 1701 E. Front St., Traverse City, 11am-5pm
  • TBA – Outdoor Craft & Vendor Show- The Village at Grand Traverse Commons- 1200 W. 11th St., Traverse City, 10am-3pm
  • TBA – Elk Rapids Arts & Crafts Show, River Street, Elk Rapids,  10am-4pm

June

  • TBA – Old Town Arts & Crafts Fair, Union Street between 6th & 8th Streets, Traverse City, 10am-5pm
  • TBA – Sunset Park Arts & Crafts Show, Sunset Park- 611 E. Front St., Traverse City, 10am-5pm

July

  • TBANational Cherry Festival Arts & Crafts Fair, The Village at Grand Traverse Commons- 1200 W. 11th St., Traverse City, 9am-5pm
  • TBA – Elk Rapids Arts & Crafts Show, River Street, Elk Rapids, 10am-4pm
  • TBA – Crooked Tree Art Fair, Crooked Tree Art Center- 322 Sixth St., Traverse City, 9am-4pm

August

  • TBA – Downtown Art Fair, The Open Space- 111 E. Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, 10am-5pm
  • TBA – Rubber Ducky Festival Arts & Crafts Show, Downtown Bellaire, 10am-4pm
  • TBA – Outdoor Craft & Vendor Show- The Village at Grand Traverse Commons- 1200 W. 11th St., Traverse City, 10am-3pm

September

  • TBA  -Elk Rapids Arts & Crafts Show, River Street, Elk Rapids, 10am-4pm
  • TBA – Harvest Festival Craft Show/ Flea Market, Downtown Bellaire, 10am-4pm

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The Pentwater River

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North Country Trail

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Scottville Clown Band

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M-22 Scenic Drive

Take one of the most scenic drives in the nation as you travel across M-22 in Manistee County. A long winding road of adventure awaits!