holiday craft fairs
Through Dec. 24
THE PFISTER HOTEL’S HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE
Features the work of over 80 artists, musicians and authors. Find one of a kind, unique items including jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, books, paintings, handmade ornaments, hand painted scarves, home goods, clothing, quilts, greeting cards, music, on-the-spot poetry, henna and more. Also includes a section of items for your pooch since the Pfister is dog friendly! Leather leashes, treats, tags, cards, art and more. Explore the LocalMusic section with a listening station to hear Milwaukee music before purchasing. Enjoy live performances and readings daily by musicians, authors, writers and artists!
The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave, off the Pfister’s main lobby
Dec. 18 - 11am-7pm
MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER’S SIXTH HOLIDAY ARTISAN CRAFT FAIR
Join artisans from the Scenic, Props, and Costumes Departments, and other areas and departments of The Rep. Find favorites like photography, handmade hats, and handmade greeting cards will return alongside first-time sales of watercolor paintings, handmade jewelry, and ‘winter gnomes.’ This is a wonderful opportunity to find a variety of one- of-a-kind holiday gifts and to meet and support the people who produce art on and off the Rep's stages.
Gallerie M, InterContinental Hotel, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave.
Dec. 11, 10am-3pm
Cream City Creatives holiday Show
A venture started by Jennifer and Shari to showcase Milwaukee’s talent. Jennifer has experience with setting up craft fairs, and Shari has a background in photography and design, and so with their combined talents, they hope to offer a diverse and eclectic selection of fine crafters. There will be over 40 local makers selling their handcrafted, locally made merchandise. Admission $3
Turner Hall, 1034 North 4th Street
Dec. 4, 12-6pm
Supporting Local, Shopping Local: An event that combines crafts, bands & local businesses to showcase the rad people that make Milwaukee. Vendors range from seasoned artisans to amateur crafters. Choice of participants is based on originality, execution and creativity and sourced from all backgrounds, whether from an established business or hobby crafters. Over 75 local vendors, food, drinks, DJs! Admission $5 hovercraftmke.blogspot.com
Pritzlaff Building, 333 N. Plankinton Ave
Dec. 18, 11am-6pm
This event raises money to purchase art supplies and art programing for children in the central city neighorhoods.
The Falcon Bowl, 801 E. Clarke St.
Dec. 18, 11am-6pm.
Free admission, open doors to studios at over 17 different vendors!
1737 N. Palmer St.
Dec. 17, 11am-6pm
Local artists, creators, crafters, and small businesses share their hard work in a relaxed nighttime market setting
735 E Center St.