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Tickets on Sale Now! Holiday Art + Craft Market Timed Entry!

Tickets on Sale Now! Holiday Art + Craft Market Timed Entry!

Same Awesome Event! New Safety Protocols!

We are SO excited to hold our Holiday Market in person this year!! Shop from over 225 of the best and brightest artists and makers around! We have created a floor plan with wider aisles and will be limiting entry every hour to allow for a comfortable shopping experience!

In an effort to control the crowds, we are doing timed admission throughout the day on both Saturday and Sunday in addition to the usual ticketed Friday Night Pre-Show Party. So everyone attending the event will need a ticket (with the exception of kids 5 and under)! We encourage you to purchase tickets ahead of time as we expect them to sell out. Choose your entry time and show up 15 minutes prior to that time to allow for getting through the Covid-19 safety verification. See our Covid requirements here. Once inside the show you may stay and shop as long as you want! 

We have kept our event free to attend for 15 years, but this year we need to charge a small fee in order to cover the costs involved with all the safety protocols required. Thank you for understanding and supporting us and our hundreds of artists! We are so excited to be back!
 

Crafty Wonderland Holiday Art + Craft Market

GENERAL ADMISSION - TIMED ENTRY - TICKETS REQUIRED!
Saturday, December 11th from 10am-6pm
Sunday, December 12th from 10am-6pm
$2 + fees ($4 total)


SPECIAL TICKETED PRE-SHOW SHOPPING EVENT:
Friday, December 10th from 5-9pm
$20 + fees ($23 total)
Includes one free drink of your choice!

SEE THE FULL VENDOR LIST HERE!

The Oregon Convention Center - Exhibit Hall D
777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232

>> GET YOUR TICKETS HERE! <<

 

SHOP FIRST ON FRIDAY NIGHT!!!

Shoppers have raved about our past Friday Night Pre-Show Shopping Parties so we're doing it again! Get your tickets now and be one of the lucky ones who can shop our show before we open to the public over the weekend! We're only selling 800 tickets for Friday night so get one while you can! (To give you an idea of the pre-Covid era crowds, there were usually close to 2,000 people waiting in line to get into our show when it opened on Saturday morning. Our attendance for the entire weekend was 20,000...so 800 will feel like a gentle breeze!)

If the early shopping perk isn't enough, your ticket also gets you one free drink of your choice at the cash bar (a $10 value)! These tickets DO NOT have timed entry so you may arrive any time from 5:00-9:00pm.


Crafty Wonderland First Pick Pre-Show Party

Friday, December 10th
5:00pm - 9:00pm

Tickets for Friday Night are only $20 + fees ($23 total)
 

at the Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd - HALL D

>> GET YOUR TICKETS HERE! <<

 

A FEW THINGS TO NOTE FOR THE EVENT:

- Tickets are limited and must be purchased through TicketsWest. You can not buy them directly from us. Get yours now before they sell out! You don't want to miss this - it's going to be HUGE!

- Tickets are non-refundable.

- Kids 5 years old and under are free. Kids 6 years old and up will be required to have a ticket to attend and everyone aged 5 and up is required to show proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours.

- Masks are required for everyone aged 5 and over.

- Proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours is required for entry for everyone age 5 and older. See our complete Covid-19 policy with specific requirements HERE.


- Be sure to allow extra time to get through the Covid-19 safety verification. 

- Due to safety concerns we will not be distributing our usual Goodie Bags or hosting the DIY craft activities. We know these things are crowd favorites, but we felt it was best to skip them this year to ensure the safety of those attending. We do have some other fun and safe surprises planned so stay tuned to our social media for details!

- For the safety of all vendors and attendees, please stay home if you are sick!

 

Get your tickets today! You don't want to miss out! It's going to be HUGE and so fun to see everyone in person again!

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Apply NOW for our Holiday Art + Craft Market!

Apply NOW for our Holiday Art + Craft Market!

photo by Shannon O'Connor

Applications are OPEN!

It's time to apply for our 2021 Holiday Art + Craft Market! Don't wait too long - applications are only open for three weeks and will close at the end of the day (midnight) on September 5th. Details and a link to the FAQs page of our website are below. Have questions? Check out the FAQs page and you will find most of what you need to know there. We also recommend that you check out our list of handy APPLICATION TIPS before applying.


We'll have about 200 booths of handmade goods and art at the Oregon Convention Center the second full weekend in December, just in time for people to finish up their holiday shopping!
 

Crafty Wonderland Holiday Art + Craft Market
Pre-Show Ticketed Shopping Event

Friday, Dec 10th 5:00-9:00pm*

Free and Open to the Public
Sat, Dec 11th + Sun, Dec 12th
11:00am - 6:00pm*
*(Hours may change slightly.)

at the Oregon Convention Center
Exhibit Hall D
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd in Portland, OR

 

PLEASE NOTE: Participation in the Friday night ticketed shopping party is mandatory for all vendors! People can buy tickets in order to shop early for first pick of your goods and without the huge crowds. It's going to be AWESOME! This means that ALL VENDORS will be REQUIRED to load in and set their booth up completely between 10am and 4pm on Friday, December 10th and to have their booths open that evening during the event from 5-9pm. Please make note of this and arrange your schedule accordingly. Again, this is REQUIRED and is the ONLY time slot where vendors can load in.

 

What Will your COVID-19 Protocol Look Like?

This information is subject to updates and changes at any time. We will be following the guidance from local, state and federal health officials, as well as the Oregon Convention Center to hold our event as safely as possible. By attending our event, you accept the risk that you may be exposed to the Covid-19 virus or other illnesses.

For the safety of everyone:

    • Masks are strongly recommended for attendees and vendors and may be required as mandated by the state and county.
    • Attendance will be limited and with timed entry to allow for distancing among shoppers.
    • Aisles will be wider than usual to allow for more distancing between customers. To accommodate the wider aisles, we will be accepting fewer vendors.
    • We're exploring options for partitioning the booths between vendors.

     

    CLICK HERE TO READ THE FAQS AND APPLY

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    Wednesday Project: Westward Whiskey Fall Spice Old Fashioned

    Wednesday Project: Westward Whiskey Fall Spice Old Fashioned

    For our final Wednesday Project in our Month of Makers we thought it would be fun to share with you a delicious cocktail recipe using ingredients from our vendors! Thank you to Westward Whiskey and Micah Anderson for this recipe! Westward Whiskey is participating in our Virtual Market this Saturday, December 12th! Join their LIVE cocktail class on their Instagram at 12:00pm PST!

    Westward Whiskey Fall Spice Old Fashioned
    Created by Micah Anderson

    For nearly two decades, we have brought something new, different, and relevant to whiskey, and we are proud to serve as a leading voice for American Single Malt. Inspired by the unparalleled culture, climate, natural ingredients, and people of the American Northwest; we set out to make a whiskey of the elements-- and along the way, we called it Westward.

    Just in time for the holidays, here's one of our favorite twists on a classic-- a Fall Spice Old Fashioned, created by Portland's own Micah Anderson. You can find Micah on Instagram at @coacha27.

    Ingredients:
    * Westward American Single Malt Whiskey
    * Portland Soda Works Ginger Syrup
    * Portland Bitters Project Super Spice Bitters

    Supplies:
    * Large mixing glass & bar spoon
    * Jigger or shot glass
    * Strainer
    * Old fashioned or rocks glass
    * Ice

      Steps:

      1. Add all ingredients to mixing glass.

      2. Add ice and stir until well mixed and cold (about 20-30 seconds).

      3. Strain over fresh ice into cocktail glass.

      4. Garnish with a star anise pod and an orange twist (if you're feeling fancy).

      Find everything you need and more at westwardwhiskey.com!

      Wishing you a safe and happy holiday from all of us here at Westward. Cheers!

      See Westward Whiskey LIVE on their Instagram at 12:00
      THIS SATURDAY, December 12th in our last Virtual Market of 2020!
      They will be doing a cocktail class! Perfect for the holiday times!! 

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      Maker Monday: Ryan and Lucy of Berkley Illustration

      Maker Monday: Ryan and Lucy of Berkley Illustration

      For our fourth and final Maker Monday, we have chosen to highlight Ryan and Lucy of Berkley Illustration. Fun fact: we actually met Ryan on craigslist many years ago when we had a call out to illustrators to draw us as super heroes for another project! Berkley Illustration has drawn every single Crafty Wonderland show poster and all of our logos and printed collateral since we began in 2006!  

      You likely recognize Berkley Illustration's iconic animal portraits. They have been long time vendors of our craft markets and sell their work in both of our retail shops. You can see them LIVE on their Instagram at 11:00am in our December 12th Virtual Market! They will be setting up their booth at home and giving you a tour of their giftable goods! See all of their work and their full product offerings on their website!

       

      Name: Ryan + Lucy Berkley
      Astrological Sign: Ryan - Capricorn. Lucy - Libra
      Favorite Color: Ryan - Silver, Lucy - Rainbow
      Favorite Food: Ryan - Artichokes, Lucy - Potstickers
      Favorite Art Supply/Tool: Ryan - Prismacolor Markers, Lucy - scissors

      How did you get started doing art as a business?
      We got our start at the first Crafty Wonderland! That was the first time we sold art as a product. We sure didn't realize we'd being doing it full time for the 10+ years that followed.

      Do you have any advice for other people who are looking to grow their business and become a full time artist/crafter?
      Thinking creatively about where you can show your work and don't limit yourself to one option. You never know where someone will find you. 

      How has COVID changed the way your business works?
      We already worked for our home studio so that part was luckily not a disruption. Having two young kids at home the last nine months doing online learning, howev [What? Please don't yell. Come talk to me if you need something.] er, has been interesting [Yes, you can have a snack.] to say the least. The "funniest" thing is that we need to talk to each [Five minutes until small group!] other to brainstorm and strategize [I don't know where your headphones are. Where did you have them last?] but that has been a major challenge for some reason. 

      Where do you find the most inspiration for your work?
      I'd say it's a solid mixture of real life nature and fake life vintage children's books. 

      How do you balance your business and your personal life?
      Is there a difference? We aren't very good at this. Someone give us lessons after Covid please.

      What is your COVID go-to guilty pleasure - either something you're reading, listening to, watching or eating?
      Ryan - Black Box wine
      Lucy - Watching The Office repeatedly to help me fall asleep.

      What artists are you loving these days?
      Bisa Butler (@bisabutler)
      Naomi Anderson-Subryan (@naomiandersonsubryan)
      The Tiny Pricks Project (@tinypricksproject)
      And we love pretty much every piece of art from Illustoria Magazine (@illustoria_mag)

      What are you doing to stay positive in these uncertain times?
      Reminding ourselves to be truly thankful for what we have and how lucky we really are. 

      You're stranded on a desert island and can bring three things with you - what are they?
      Ryan - Sleep mask, rum, sunscreen
      Lucy - My family, our dog, and a friendly magical fairy. 

      See more of Berkley Illustration on their website and Instagram!
      And catch them LIVE in our Virtual Market on Saturday, December 12th at 11:00am!

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      MONTH OF MAKERS GIFT GUIDE #3!

      Thank you for following along with the Crafty Wonderland Month of Makers! Here is the third and final installment of our Month of Makers Holiday Gift Guides! We are highlighting another special collection of goods from our November + December Virtual Markets! Simply click on the photo to go directly to the item or click the business name to browse their entire website! Happy Shopping and stay tuned for more special features as we celebrate our makers between now and December 12th!


      Little Gold Fox
      Any 6 Wood
      Bookmarks
      $20


      Marshall's
      HauteSauce

      Haute Sauce
      Gift Pack
      $35


      OTTI
      (Salty + Sweet)

      Gold Slime
      Earrings
      $46


      Olander Earthworks
      Near & Far
      $132


      Rootbound
      4-Pack Holiday Cards
      $16


      Seagrape Apothecary
      Overworked
      Body Oil
      $20


      Iron Oxide Designs
      Little Lunar Choker
      $72


      Kayla Burke Design
      Flora Crystal
      $50


      Jahna Vashti
      Stag Bagpiper Print
      $17


      Mister OKs
      Vivid Ash Soap
      $8


      Jeanette
      Zeis

      PaintWater
      Brush Cup

      $38


      Willow Ship
      Pepitas Tea Towel
      $28


      Color Therapy Glass
      Moon Rainbow Maker
      $21


      Final Switchback
      Parks
      12 Card Set
      $40


      Victory
      Garden
      of Tomorrow

      Monarch Garden Sign
      $24

       OTTI
      (Salty + Sweet)
      Raven Hanging Mobile
      $40


      Westward Whiskey
      Stout Cask
      $82.95


      Bread and Badger
      Stretch Cat Mug
      $26


      1.by.liz
      Portland Bike Clock
      $47

      Art by Ciara
      Spam Art Print
      $15


      Dorklandia
      Rainbow Cat Earrings
      $25


      Alshiref Design
      Mask With 2.5 Filter
      $24


      Amy Wing
      Designs

        Tiny Stamped Studs
      $34


      Marsh
      mueller

      Trash Fire DIY Kit
      $20