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Craft Shows in Illinois 2024–2025

Attend Your Favorite Craft Shows of the Year

Featured Events

April 20, 2024

(815) 954-1196
Lockport VFW - Lockport, IL

Craft and vendor show.

June 22 - 23, 2024

(847) 446-2870
Hubbard Woods Park - Winnetka, IL

The North Shore Art League is excited for our 11th annual juried fine art & fine craft fair on June 22 & 23, 2024. It will take place in Hubbard Woods Park. Winnetka is a charming upscale Chicagoland destination, highly sought after zip code, located along the shores of Lake Michigan. This boutique show offers great visibility, enthusiastic buyers, safely spaced booths, and free parking. Art in the Village is located in the community where the League began 100 years ago!  As a beloved community asset, the League has been an instrumental force in the creative arts throughout the Chicagoland.

July 13 - 14, 2024

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
Downtown - La Grange, IL

Named one of the Top 20 craft shows in the US by Sunshine Artist Magazine! This long-running show is a summer tradition and a crowd favorite. La Grange is our largest, and best-attended outdoor show, with thousands of loyal customers that visit every year. La Grange, IL is a vibrant community located just 15 miles SW of Chicago. The La Grange Craft Fair is held in the heart of their popular downtown district filled with restaurants and boutiques. The La Grange Road Metra stop drops customers off just steps away.

August 3, 2024

sidestreetstudioarts.org/area22

(847) 429-2276x 706
Riverside Drive - Elgin, IL

AREA 22 will serve as the premiere fine arts, crafts, and oddities fair in the Fox Valley. The festival will take place on Riverside Drive in downtown Elgin, showcasing the creations and collections of visual artists in our area. AREA 22 will feature artist exhibition and sale, live art/sculpture making, entertainment, food vendors, beverages... a mix of the traditional fine-art fair concept, with a generous dusting of the eclectic and avant garde... fun for the whole family. Free Admission and Parking. Rain or Shine.

August 10 - 11, 2024

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
Camp Big Timber - Elgin, IL

Join us at Lambs Farm Summertime Craft Fest! This 2 day show is held in a beautiful, park-like setting at Camp Big Timber in Elgin, IL. Summertime Craft Fest is a paid admission fundraiser, benefiting two wonderful non-profits, Lambs Farm and the Three Fires Council. The festival features a craft show with 150+ booths, food trucks, music, and a beer + wine garden. Parts of the show have room to park 1 vehicle directly behind your booth for an additional $40.

September 21 - 22, 2024

tallgrassarts.org

(708) 439-2424
Downtown - Park Forest, IL

Annual fine art fair. First-time artists must be juried. Second oldest juried fair in Chicagoland. Exceptionally artist-friendly. Breakfast and dinner for artists on Saturday and Sunday. Great dinner Saturday evening. Volunteers provide water, assistance and relief all day, both days. All media welcome including painting, photography, glass and wood, jewelry, etc. Fair is promoted in print and social media and on WBBM (WBBM is during drive time).

September 27 - 29, 2024

(773) 849-9913
St. Rosalie Parish - Harwood Heighst, IL

Oktoberfest 2024 in a truly European style under a big tent, stage with music, many attractions, lottery - prize: flight for 2 people to Munich for Oktoberfest, performances, original German food and beer. approximately 1,500 seats.

October 11 - 13, 2024

highlandartscouncil.org/art-in-the-park-art..

(618) 558-0054
Lindendale Park & Madison Co. Expo Hall - Highland, IL

Our small town fine art event has community support with presales of $7500 and an additional $8,000 in awards to artists in 9 categories, convenient drive-up loading and unloading, security, electric, WiFi, booth sitters, food & snacks, reduced hotel rates, postcards, and digital promotional ads to help you reach your audience. Our hospitality is top-notch. "Kids Kreations" and Art Gallery...Just for Kids. Art Demonstrations. Located just 30 miles from Downtown St. Louis, MO, it is the perfect weekend escape from city living.

October 26 - 27, 2024

(815) 370-7751
Lincoln-Way East High School - Frankfort, IL

Over 125 crafters, Door Prizes, Free Parking, and entry from the east and northwest lots.

November 2 - 3, 2024

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
College of DuPage Athletic Arena - Glen Ellyn, IL

Named as one of the Top 20 classic & contemporary craft shows in the US by Sunshine Artist Magazine! A Holiday Happening is a festive tradition for local craft lovers. Held at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL since 1990, this is our longest running event. We're proud to showcase the work of talented artisans from across the Midwest - just in time for holiday gift-giving! Heavily advertised and well-attended, this is our biggest fall show. Glen Ellyn, IL is located in the Western suburbs, 25 miles West of Chicago, IL with easy access from I-355. The COD Athletic Arena offers modern facilities with abundant parking.

December 7 - 8, 2024

(312) 339-2839
Lemont High School - Lemont, IL

Lemont High School Athletics hosting a craft show December 7-8, 2024. Over 200 vendors! *Show in gym & fieldhouse *Lemont HS is conveniently located near I-55 and I-355

December 14 - 15, 2024

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
College of DuPage Athletic Arena - Glen Ellyn, IL

Named as one of the Top 50 classic & contemporary craft shows in the US by Sunshine Artist Magazine! Want to fit one more show into your holiday schedule? Join us at Last Chance, and get a final opportunity to move your holiday inventory. Our last show of the year, it serves as a 'last chance' for craft lovers to buy handmade for Christmas. Started in 1990, our 3 College of DuPage shows are well-attended, and have a loyal following among craft shoppers in the Chicago area. Glen Ellyn, IL is located in the Western suburbs, 25 miles West of Chicago, IL with easy access from I-355.

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Craft Shows — upcoming

May 11, 2024

Hometown Plant and Craft Sale

Rolling Meadows Park Central Building OUTSIDE, Rolling Meadows, IL

Status: Updated 2/14/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 45
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 11, 2024

Market Days - May

Veteran's Park, Mount Vernon, IL

Status: Updated 8/14/2023

  • # of Exhibitors: 40-50
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 10 - 12, 2024

Rosemont International Gem and Jewelry Show

Donald Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

Status: Updated 1/5/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 156
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 11 - 12, 2024

Northbrook Art in the Park

Northbrook Park District - Village Green, Northbrook, IL

Status: Updated 12/6/2023

  • # of Exhibitors: 80
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
May 17 - 18, 2024

Cortland Craft & Vendor Show

Cortland Lion's Club, Cortland, IL

Status: Updated 2/15/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: No
May 18, 2024

What's Blooming on Harrison

Arts District, Oak Park, IL

Status: Updated 9/15/2023

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 17 - 19, 2024

Art on the Square

Public Square, Belleville, IL

Status: Updated 11/2/2023

  • # of Exhibitors: 100
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $28,500
May 17 - 19, 2024

Chocolate Fest

Long Grove Historic Village, Long Grove, IL

Status: Updated 1/29/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 17 - 19, 2024

Chicago Mayfest

3100 N. Ashland @ Barry, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 2/2/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 20
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 18 - 19, 2024

Skokie Festival of Cultures

Oakton Park, Skokie, IL

Status: Updated 3/29/2023

  • # of Exhibitors: 100
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 18 - 19, 2024

Spring Native American Market

Collinsville VFW-Post 5691, Collinsville, IL

Status: Updated 1/31/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 30
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 18 - 19, 2024

Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair

Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL

Status: Updated 11/28/2023

  • # of Exhibitors: 160
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $15,000
May 18 - 19, 2024

Renegade Craft Fair - Chicago

Andersonville, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 1/29/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 350+
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
May 19, 2024

Sunday Artist Market in Our Gardens - May

Blumen Gardens, Sycamore, IL

Status: Updated 3/29/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 20
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 19, 2024

Rhubarb Festival

Small Memorial Park, Kankakee, IL

Status: Updated 3/14/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 50
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 19, 2024

Third Sunday Market - May

Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 3/7/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 450
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 4 - 25, 2024

Wheaton French Market - May

Wheaton Municipal Parking Lot #3, Wheaton, IL

Status: Updated 3/12/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 90
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 4 - 25, 2024

Nettlehorst French Market - May

Nettelhorst School, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 3/12/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried:
  • Prize Money: na
May 4 - 25, 2024

Downtown Bloomington Farmer's Market - May

Downtown Bloomington Square, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 2/2/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
May 5 - 26, 2024

Geneva French Market - May

Geneva Metra Train Station Parking Lot, Geneva, IL

Status: Updated 3/12/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 5 - 26, 2024

Glen Ellyn Farmer's Market - May

Metra Parking Lot, Glen Ellyn, IL

Status: Updated 3/12/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 24 - 26, 2024

Summer Camp Music Festival

Three Sisters Park, Chillicothe, IL

Status: Updated 3/5/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 24 - 26, 2024

Streator Park Fest

Streator City Park, Streator, IL

Status: Updated 1/21/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 60
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na
May 24 - 26, 2024

Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival

Sheffield and Belmont Streets, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 2/28/2024

  • # of Exhibitors: 40
  • Juried: no
  • Prize Money: na