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Handmade Arcade Holiday Market 2023
December 2 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm EST
Come to be inspired, and leave with distinctive handcrafted products you won’t find anywhere else!
Surprise and delight your loved ones with holiday gifts as unique as they are. You’ll find everything from sustainable clothing and accessories to one-of-a-kind art, innovative home decor, decadent body products, and much more. Bring your whole crew for a day of shopping, hands-on crafts, and breathtaking live demonstrations.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT AT THIS YEAR’S HOLIDAY MARKET?
- Over 275 hand-selected, curated makers, artists, and craftspeople! You’ll find high-quality, handmade items for everyone on their holiday gift list.
- Hands-on Handmade Activities include demos, make-and-takes, and community art projects. We are excited to welcome screen printers, glass blowers, painters, illustrators, ceramicists, fiber artists, and more!
- The Pittsburgh Glass Center’s annual glass sale will be held on site! Shop from Pittsburgh’s talented glass maker community all in one room.
- Our largest Youth Maker cohort ever! We are excited to welcome 14 individual youth makers, one scout troop, 8 EdCorps classrooms, and Protohaven’s Youth Maker camp cohort.
- Enter to win one of our amazing raffle baskets. Our raffle hosts over 15 baskets filled with generous donations from the makers and sponsors!
- A menu of food and drinks from Levy Concession is available to purchase. Please Note: The David L. Lawrence Convention Center is cashless for all food, beverage, and parking amenities.
WHAT IS TIMED ADMISSION?
- To control crowds, we require all attendees to sign up for free timed admission.
- This year, we’ve improved our wayfinding signs and created a faster check-in process.
- Your time slot designates when you will be allowed to check in and enter the market.
- No time limitations on shopping: You’re free to shop for as long as you want after you check in.
Please see our Holiday Market FAQ page for full details about parking, accessibility measures, hands-on activities, ticketing, and more.
Handmade Arcade is working on expanding accessibility at our events. Click here for a list of existing supports for this year’s Holiday Market.