Event Details

Shop The Handmade Market in Raleigh, NC for hip, handcrafted goods from more than 50 of the best and brightest independent artists, designers, and crafters.

The next Handmade Market is :

  • May 5th (One Day Only) at Marbles Kids Museum
    • Early Birds: 10 am – 12 pm- $7 cash entry
    • Free Admission: 12 pm – 6 pm- no charge

Venture Hall at Marbles kids Museum / IMAX

201 E Hargett St,
Raleigh, NC 27601

Find directions and parking information here.

24533247939_7e78c60fd4_zEarly Birds

If you’d like an exclusive first look, we’re opening up the space up Saturday morning from 10 am – 12 pm for the bargain price of $7 . Early Birds will be treated to lots of elbow room for shopping and lots of special perks. For more details and updates, please click here.

About The Handmade Market

This bi-annual, indoor, designer craft market features fine art, apparel, jewelry, accessories, housewares, paper goods and more. Find unique, handmade gifts or treat yourself to something special. You’re sure to find what you’re looking for (and more!) at The Handmade Market.

Take a look at the participating designers for a peek at the show’s handmade offerings!


History of The Handmade Market

The Handmaidens created The Handmade Market after recognizing that there are few quality shows in the Southeast that cater to the region’s flourishing independent art and design scene. Taking matters into their own hands, they created The Handmade Market to promote the area’s emerging artists and to provide them with a venue for selling their work.

busymarket2The Handmade Market was started on May 6, 2006, when 35 designers joined The Handmaidens. It was an overwhelming success, with customers waiting in line for the doors to open and arriving in droves throughout the day.

After a successful first event, The Handmaidens made The Handmade Market a semiannual shopping event. Now Triangle residents look forward to two superb shopping events — the spring show in May, timed perfectly for shopping for unique handcrafted Mother’s Day and graduation gifts, and the fall show in November that kicks off the holiday shopping season.

Hope to see you there!

The Handmade Market is produced by The Handmaidens, a North Carolina collective of artists and designers.

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