Shop Local This Summer at These Craft Shows

Support local artists at these handmade markets and craft fairs.
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Local artisans have work for sale all over town at different craft fairs.

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Cincinnati is full of talented artists. The creators who make everything from prints to puppets are selling their work all over town this summer. Here are some of the places you can find them.


Mainstrasse Village Summer Craft & Vendor Show

Over 80 vendors will be in Mainstrasse Village selling all kinds of local and handmade items including crocheted pieces, jewelry, baked goods, candles, and even bourbon barrel furniture. This event is organized by Mainstrasse Village residents and admission is free. Saturday, June 22, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Mainstrasse Village, 601 Main St., Covington

Morrow Market

The Morrow Arts Center, known as the MAC, will host over 100 vendors at their seventh annual handmade market series this year. The event kicks off on June 29 and continues monthly through October. Visitors can enjoy delicious food while supporting local artists and businesses. Admission is free. Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Morrow Arts Center, 10 Miranda St., Morrow

#ArtisanFest513

This event series is a local initiative inspired by the Buy Local campaign, encouraging buyers to support small businesses in the tri-state area. Head to Washington Park every Tuesday to shop crafts and fresh produce, and every Saturday for local art and handmade goods. Admission is free for all events. Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine

Summer Fair at Vinkolet Winery

Sip on award-winning wine and beer while shopping the craft market at Vinkolet Winery. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and spend the day eating, drinking, shopping, and listening to local favorite bands, EDEN and Mr. Phelps Band. Admission is $5. Saturday, July 20, 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Vinkolet Winery, 11069 Colerain Avenue, Dunlap

Red, White, & Blue Craft Show

All aboard! EnterTrainment Junction is once again hosting its annual craft and vendor show. As a bonus: the first 100 attendees get a swag bag complete with discounted admission to the main attraction. Admission to the craft show is free. Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., EnterTrainment Junction, 7379 Squire Ct., West Chester

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