For $4, today’s deal gets you one ticket to all three days of the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center (up to a $9 value) in Oaks. The extravaganza lasts from Friday, March 18–Sunday, March 20. Doors open at 10 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. (5 p.m. on Sunday). Children younger than 12 are always admitted free.
The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival boasts more than 250 artisans, all displaying their wares in a variety of craftable mediums. In addition to the tons of artisanal pottery, sculpture, jewelry, and furniture from top craftsmen and women, the festival wows visitors with interactive demonstrations. Learn the intricacies of copper spinning, or watch in awe as potters animate lifeless clay with wheel-thrown pottery demos. Live music and costume story telling are also on-hand for craft-savvy kids.
- For more than 30 years, the nation's most talented artisans have sold their contemporary crafts and fine art at Sugarloaf Craft Festivals, rated as one of the top craft experiences in the country. – Melissa Brooks, Phoenix
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
Attracting more than 170,000 art enthusiasts to its events in 2011, the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival showcases original work from hundreds of artisans showcasing everything from handcrafted pottery, sculpture, and metalwork to jewelry, fashion, décor, and photography. Audiences can witness art being made live during educational demonstrations as artisans sculpt clay, whittle wood, forge metals, and imbue baskets with the power of speech. Hungry crafters can also sniff out specialty food items to sample or purchase while dancing across the sprawling venue to the tunes of live music.
100 Station Ave.
Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456Get Directions