Family-oriented, handmade arts & crafts festival. Great craft vendors come from 25 states. Sauerkraut served in many unique & traditional ways, including Sauerkraut donuts, cookies, cabbage rolls, reubens, pizza and more. This is a great festival to be a vendor and to visit. We have over 350,000 visitors each year. This is a free festival, with an entertainment stage both Saturday and Sunday.
Junk Bash Holiday Boutique has a party atmosphere and a lot of holiday cheer featuring a union of all things rusty, dusty, handmade, and repurposed. Take a stroll down to the Bodacious Bloody Mary bar, shop your favorite makers and small businesses and much, much more.
Over 150 life size, uniquely designed and hand-painted Nutcrackers inhabit Fort Steuben Park for the holiday season. On five consecutive weekends, an Advent Market featuring hand and local crafted wares, gifts as well as hay rides, entertainment and food is open. The Christmas Wonderland inside the Visitor Center welcomes young and old to reminisce, write letters to Santa and browse the Nutcracker Gift Shop.