Explore Traverse City Area's Art Fairs and Crafts 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.

Here is a list of arts/craft shows usually occurring. For more information on several of these shows, please see Downtown Traverse City.


Arts and Crafts at the Dairy Festival, Grand Traverse Commons.
Old Town Arts & Crafts Fair, Union Street between 6th & 8th Streets.
Traverse City Wine & Art Festival, The Village at Grand Traverse Commons.


Cherry Festival Arts & Crafts Fair, Union Street between Grandview Parkway & State Street.
Annual Outdoor Art Fair, Northwestern Michigan College.


Downtown Art Fair, Cass Street between Front and Washington.


Downtown Art Walk.
Makers' Market, Grand Traverse Commons.


Trinity Lutheran School Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair.
Leaf Peeker Craft Show, East Jordan.
Dennos Museum Holiday Art Fair, Dennos Museum.


AC Paw craft show, West Bay Beach Resort (Holiday Inn), Traverse City.
Dickens Christmas Arts and Crafts Bazaar, First Congregational Church.
Bellaire Holiday Gift Fair, Bellaire School.
Immaculate Conception Craft Show, Traverse City.
Fall Blessings Craft Show, Traverse City Christian Middle/High School.
Christmas Craft Show, Alden.


Merry Marketplace, Leland.

For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in Northwest Michigan:

Traverse City Events & Festivals -- Festivals in the Traverse City area celebrate cherries, microbrews, wine, comedy, films and more. There's fun for everyone!
Northwest Michigan Wineries -- Make a day of it and visit many different wineries, in the beauty of Northern Michigan along Lake Michigan.
Visit Northwest Michigan -- There is so much to see and do in the Grand Traverse, Leelanau and Benzie counties areas.
Traverse City beaches -- Pretty parks are scattered throughout the Traverse City region and most parks have picnic tables, grills, and playgrounds.
Visit Grand Traverse County -- The Grand Traverse area encompasses Traverse City, the Leelanau Peninsula, Grand Traverse Bay and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Not only will the scenery amaze you, but there is so much to see and do in this area of Northwest Michigan.
Lake Michigan Car Shows -- Car shows are an important part of many community celebrations during the summer.
Visit Traverse City -- Traverse City is Michigan's favorite northern travel destination. It has something for everyone, no matter what the season.
Visit Leelanau County -- One of the most beautiful sections of the Lake Michigan Circle Tour is found in Leelanau County, which is actually a peninsula northwest of Traverse City.
Visit Benzie County -- Whether you travel up scenic M-22 or US-31, stop into one of the small towns in Benzie County, like Frankfort, Elberta, Benzonia, and Beulah.

Also, check out Things to Do in West Michigan and Things to Do in Northern Michigan for more places to explore.

Last Updated: 04-19-2022 07:27 PM ID: 1309