Friday, July 3, 2015

12th Annual Crafty Bastards Arts and Crafts Fair Returns to Union Market, September 26-27, 2015

From our friends at Crafty Bastards Arts and Crafts Fair...

Applications for Crafty and Food Vendors Now Open - Deadline to Apply Closes July 5

Washington City Paper is pleased to announce that the 12th annual Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair will return to Union Market in Northeast Washington, DC, on Saturday, September 26, and Sunday, September 27, 2015.

The two-day outdoor exhibition will feature handmade products and wares by more than 150 artists and crafters from around the country. The fair will run daily from 10 AM to 5 PM in the parking lot in front of Union Market, located at 1309 5th Street, NE, Washington, DC.

One-day admission is $5, with a two-day pass available for $10, if purchased in advance. Children 12 years old and younger will be admitted free. Crafty Bastards tickets will be available this summer online at Additional information on vendors and entertainment will be released closer to the event via the Crafty Bastards mailing list and social media.

To Participate/Vend at Crafty Bastards:
The deadline for potential vendors to apply for space is quickly approaching. The selection committee is seeking “craftiness” in more than 12 different categories, including Bath & Body Care, Books/Paper Goods, Ceramics/Pottery/Glass, Clothing, Food, Fine Art, Handbags & Accessories, Jewelry, Knit or Crochet Items, Plush/Toys/Games and more. Applications must be submitted via the City Paper website before 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Sunday, July 5, 2015. There is a $20 application fee. Visit for full details and application.

About Crafty Bastards Arts and Crafts Fair:
With more than 150 vendors selling homemade crafts in 2014, the Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair was selected as one of Washington’s Top 100 Events and was voted by Washington City Paper readers as the Best Arts Festival in its annual Best of D.C. poll. For more information about the 12th annual Crafty Bastards Arts and Crafts Fair, please visit