Shop Local at Fall Craft Fairs Around the Main Line and Western Suburbs

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This fall, the Main Line area is awash with festivals and celebrations that pay homage to the arts and the community.

Nothing is better than supporting Main Line area retailers! Therefore, we’re genuinely anticipating the resumption of the fall craft fairs in the area. As the weather gets cooler, why not plan a weekend excursion to one of these neighborhood events? You can buy gifts for upcoming holidays and special events, and there’s a good chance you’ll also find a few little trinkets for yourself.

Doylestown Arts Festival

September 9-10
Doylestown

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The Doylestown Arts Festival annually showcases 150-plus juried artists, live music on five stages, live art and interactive demos to highlight the area’s continuous dedication to the arts and culture. The festival, which was established in 1991 by a small volunteer group of local entrepreneurs and citizens, is now celebrating 32 years of displaying artistic talent in Bucks County. Each year, hundreds of people attend the two-day street celebration, which is eagerly anticipated.

Narberth Music and Arts Festival 

September 10
Narberth

The Narberth Music and Arts Festival brings the locals of Narberth and the surrounding area together. Come experience the community’s musical and artistic skills while drinking a beer and eating some food.

 

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Arts and Crafts Festival

September 23-24
Media

What better way to begin the harvest season in the fall than with the yearly Arts and Crafts Festival? Linvilla Orchards encourages a few carefully chosen local artisans to congregate and sell their creations. This amazing event not only features live musical performances, but also gives visitors the chance to buy that one-of-a-kind item by perusing a range of handmade wood crafts, jewelry, photography, candles and more. Bring the family along for an enjoyable day full of activities.

Fine Craft Fair Rittenhouse Square

October 7-9
Rittenhouse Square

In the center of Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia’s historic district, the Fine Craft Fair takes place.  This popular event has been going on for more than 15 years. These outstanding craft fairs, which are organized in collaboration with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Friends of Rittenhouse Square, often gather more than 150 talented craftspeople from all over the country to downtown Philadelphia.

 

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Shiverfest at Riverbend

October 14
Gladwyne 

Shiverfest is Riverbend’s largest community-based event packed with fun fall activities for the whole family. The fall craft fair and festival is Riverbend’s chance to spread the word and generate money to support its mission of educating and empowering the community via a close relationship with nature. This fest is chock full of tasty food trucks, fall arts and crafts, pony rides and more.

Oaks Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival

November 3-5
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks

This November, attend the Oaks fall craft fair to purchase locally made items. This festival features artists working in many media as well as specialty food and drinks. You can enter all weekend long with just one ticket per person! Come on over and support the artists by making purchases from small businesses.

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