Fairs of Fine and Functional Art
October 6, 7 & 8, 2018
Welcome to the 24th Annual Paradise City Arts Festival!
250 outstanding artists and makers from every corner of America travel to Northampton for three days of astounding visual arts, eye-popping design, scrumptious food, lively music and special events. The Festival is held inside three large, airy Exhibition Buildings connected by covered walkways and under the 12,000 square-foot Festival Dining Tent. This sprawling, thrilling showcase for the arts is an experience like no other – beautiful, unique, festive and fun. Browse the illustrated list of the 2018 Exhibitors, check out our themed exhibit “Pattern Play!” and see who is new at Paradise City Northampton this fall. Watch for additional profiles, events and activities as the show gets closer
Saturday: 10 am-6 pm
Sunday: 10 am-6 pm
Monday: 10 am-4 pm
Adults: $14 | Seniors 65+: $12
Students: $8 | Three-day pass: $16
Children 12 and under free (no dogs)
Three County Fairgrounds
Indoors and Under Tents
54 Old Ferry Road
Northampton, MA 01060
Holiday Crafts Fair - November 9, 10, 11 2018
Friday & Saturday: 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 5 PM
$8 online, $10 at the door
97 Sunfield Ave
Edison, NJ 08837
The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival has returns to Edison at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center from this November. Come check out thousands of beautiful pieces made by talented, professional artists. Support small businesses with holiday shopping you can feel good about!
Sugarloaf Crafts Festivals are overflowing with high quality artwork in every price range. There’s sure to be a gift for everyone on your list. In each genre, the creators have dedicated themselves to producing their most refined and inspired work and they cherish the opportunity to share the stories of their artistic journey with you. If you like a certain style but don’t see exactly what you want, don’t hesitate to ask about custom orders. These artists are happy to help you realize your creative vision.
As you peruse row after row of remarkable original work, you’ll find hand carved wooden bowls, jewelry boxes, fanciful ceramic pieces, stunning apparel items, wildlife photographs and special culinary treats. There is something for every taste, from cabin chic to gleaming and polished. You’re sure to find perfectly unique holiday gifts...and maybe even a treasure or two for yourself! Add in a children’s theatre group and great gourmet foods, a festive, happy atmosphere prevails. It’s the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon or an entire weekend. Bring your list and check it twice!
These crafters make it easy to surprise family, friends and employees with unusual, inspired gifts. You can find inspired home decor pieces and holiday decorations that you’ll will enjoy year after year. These items might be handcrafted but the high caliber artistry looks anything but homemade! It’s hard to imagine how human hands can make such inspired art. But you don’t have to imagine - you can watch the artists first hand at our live demonstrations of glassblowing, iron forging, pottery making and more.
Enjoy a shopping experience like no other! Discounted tickets are available online now. If you need overnight accommodations, ask about area hotels offering a Sugarloaf rate. Free parking at every show and each ticket guarantees entry for the whole three days.