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Juried Art Shows in Virginia 2020–2021.

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Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival

September 4, 2021

madisonva.com

(540) 948-4455
Main Street - Madison, VA

Come celebrate the 28th Annual Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival in the beautiful and historic town of Madison. Enjoy the arts, crafts, music, delicious Madison County foods, pony rides, antique autos, living history including Civil War camp, and magic shows. Held annually the Saturday before Labor Day

Alexandria Old Town Art Festival

September 12 - 13, 2020

artfestival.com

(561) 746-6615
John Carlyle Square - Alexandria, VA

This coming season, one of our most popular shows has a brand new location in a familiar area. The 18th Annual Alexandria Old Town Art Festival, formerly the King Street Art Festival, is moving less than 1 mile from the original location to John Carlyle Square. Located off Duke St. next to Whole Foods, this beautiful space, only 2 blocks from the famous King Street in the heart of the Old Town district .

Occoquan RiverFest & Craft Show

September 26 - 27, 2020

occoquanva.gov/town-festivals

(703) 491-2168
Downtown - Occoquan, VA

We look forward to the new Occoquan RiverFest & Craft Show being a fantastic celebration to the end of Summer 2020. It will be a weekend full of fresh air, hope and family fun on our beloved Occoquan River. There is no better way to harness the might and savvy of Occoquan, than to combine two events that bring together our American pride, our people, and our culture into one amazing festival weekend.

RiverFest

September 26 - 27, 2020

occoquanva.gov/town-festivals/fall-arts-..

(703) 491-2168
Historic District - Occoquan, VA

After careful consideration for the health and well-being of our residents, patrons, merchants, and local community during COVID-19, we have decided to reschedule our amazing brand-new RiverFest event, rather than cancel. We remain steadfast in our mission to keep small town America thriving during this difficult time.

Waterford Fair

October 2 - 4, 2020

waterfordfairva.org

(540) 882-3018 x4
Throughout the village - Waterford, VA

Carefully selected artisans from across the country demonstrate techniques of traditional colonial craftsmanship throughout the historic village of Waterford, VA.

The Bodacious Bazaar Fall

November 13 - 15, 2020

bodaciousbazaar.com

(757) 255-8680
Hampton Convention Center - Hampton, VA

The Bodacious Bazaar is an amazing three day shopping extravaganza and wine festival that is held at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in the Hampton, Virginia. Our show is designed to promote talented artists, crafters, local businesses and wonderful Virginia wineries at an extraordinary venue. Our show donates a percentage of its net to chosen non-profits each show.

Northern Virginia Christmas Market

November 13 - 15, 2020

emgshows.com

(757) 417-7771
Dulles Expo Center - Chantilly, VA

It's Northern Virginia's grand opening celebration of the holiday season! The Northern Virginia Christmas Market will feature more than 250 art & craft exhibitors from more than 35 states. Discover a diverse selection of fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, photography, fiber arts, as well as thousands of one-of-kind Christmas collectibles. Readers of Sunshine Artist Magazine just voted this show #39 in the nation.

Craft + Design

November 20 - 22, 2020

visarts.org/events/craft-design-show

(804) 353-4457
Main Street Station - Richmond, VA

Now in its 56th year, Craft + Design is a museum-quality show with a reputation for showcasing the finest in contemporary crafts. In 2019, almost 10,000 people visited the booths of 150 exhibitors. The show moved to historic Main Street Station's renovated train shed in 2017. The venue offers panoramic views of the downtown Richmond and Amtrak service directly to the doors of the show.

Virginia Beach Christmas Market

November 27 - 29, 2020

Events Management Group

(757) 417-7771
Virginia Beach Convention Center - Virginia Beach, VA

It's Virginia Beach's grand opening celebration of the holiday season! The Virginia Beach Christmas Market will feature more than 250 art & craft exhibitors from more than 25 states. Discover a diverse selection of fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, photography, fiber arts, Virginia wines, as well as thousands of one-of-kind Christmas collectibles. Readers of Sunshine Artist Magazine just voted this show #17 in the nation.

Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market

April 16 - 18, 2021

Events Management Group

(757) 417-7771
Virginia Beach Convention Center - Virginia Beach, VA

The Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market features 200 fine artists and craftspeople from across the nation offering fine arts, handcrafted jewelry, wood, glass, photography, candles, woven baskets, clothing, toys, folk art, specialty foods, Virginia wines, and home & garden decor. The Heritage Celebration! will return featuring live on-going demonstrations of traditional crafts by local craft guilds.

Cookie and Craft Show

June 3 - 5, 2021

cookiecuttercollectorsclub.com/conventio..

(757) 817-8125
Founders Inn and Spa - Virginia Beach, VA

The Cookie Cutter Collector's Club (CCCC) is announcing our 2021 Convention plus our Cookie and Craft Show. The show will be indoor at the Founders Inn and Spa. The Cookie and Craft Show is open and free to the public. Guests are invited to visit us over the 3 days of the event and spend a hot day strolling in the AC looking at wonderful hand-made products. Don't forget to visit Julia Usher, published cookie author and decorator!

Chincoteague Blueberry Festival

July 22 - 24, 2021

chincoteagueblueberryfestival.com

(757) 894-2334
Chincoteague Center - Chincoteague Island, VA

The Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival is the Largest Fine arts and crafts event on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. A midsummer celebration of fine food, arts, crafts and nature's tastiest and most healthy gift...the blueberry. This event is held on the beautiful island of Chincoteague on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. The CIBBFl is the opening act for the Pony Penning Week and the Chincoteague Pony Swim.

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Juried Art Shows — upcoming

Show Canceled Events
Art on the Avenue
October 3, 2020

Art on the Avenue

Del Ray, Alexandria VA, Alexandria, VA

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 315
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Dayton Autumn Celebration
October 3, 2020

Dayton Autumn Celebration

Downtown, Dayton, VA

Status: Updated 3/10/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 400+
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: Booth Fee Next Yr
The Sedalia Center
October 3, 2020

Oktoberfest- Craft Beer & Arts Festival

The Sedalia Center, Big Island, VA

Status: Updated 2/20/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Apple Butter Makin' Festival I
October 3, 2020

Apple Butter Makin' Festival I

Silver Creek & Seaman's Orchards, Tyro, VA

Status: Updated 2/11/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Fall For Fairfax Kidsfest
October 3 - 4, 2020

Fall For Fairfax Kidsfest

Fairfax County Government Center, Fairfax, VA

Status: Updated 1/21/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 50
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Apple Days Craft Show
October 3 - 4, 2020

Apple Days Craft Show

Willow Oak Plaza, Waynesboro, VA

Status: Updated 2/13/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 100
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: Free Setup Next Year
Gilmore Companies
October 9 - 11, 2020

Craftsmen's Classic Art & Craft Festival

Berglund Center, formerly the Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke, VA

Status: Updated 1/15/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 511
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Claudius Crozet Park, Inc.
October 10 - 11, 2020

Crozet Fall and Crafts Festival

Claudius Crozet Park, Crozet, VA

Status: Updated 3/13/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 115
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
VMRC Juried Art Exhibition
July 26 - August 30, 2020

VMRC Juried Art Exhibition

Park Gables Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

Status: Updated 4/8/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 100
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $7,700