2014 Craft Fairs

Shaker Craft Fair

July 12th and 13th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Find the perfect item for your home or gift for a friend at our summer Craft Fair! Explore the booths of over 75 crafters on the grounds of the Shaker Heritage Society.  Jewelry, apparel, ornaments, household goods, toys and gourmet foods are among the most popular items.  A Family Activity Station will host activities for all age levels.  Site tours are offered on both days at 11:30 and 1:30. Admission: $4 per person or $3 with this ad.  Military Veterans and children under age 18 admitted free.

Shaker Craft Fair

September 6th and 7th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Enjoy the outdoors as you explore booths representing over 75 different crafters at our fall Craft Fair. Get an early start on your holiday shopping as you discover jewelry, jams, quilts, apparel, pottery, soaps and decorative items for your home. A Family Activity Station will feature activities for all ages throughout the weekend.  Site tours are scheduled on both days at 11:30 and 1:30.  Admission: $4 per person or $3 with this ad. Military Veterans and children under age 18 admitted free.

Shaker Christmas Craft Fair

TBD through December 20th

Find perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your list at our annual Christmas Craft Fair. Over fifty regional crafters are represented, offering thousands of items for your perusal.  Jewelry, apparel, ornaments, household goods, toys and gourmet jams are among the most popular items.  This is a great opportunity to Buy Local while also helping to preserve an important historic site!  The Craft Fair is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm and admission is free.

Prospective Vendors:

Through our Craft Fairs, we try to promote and support local artisans who design and craft their own products.

If you are a buy/sell vendor, wholesaler, trade booth, manufacturer, dealer, or sales representative, we thank you for your interest, but we are not accepting these types of vendors at this time.

If you would like to become a vendor, please send the following:

  • A short biography or artist-statement
  • Three – five images, including at least one of your products, one of your booth set up, and one of you creating your product in your workspace.  (Please include name, address, phone number, and email address on the back of each image.  Do not email images to us.   Images will not be returned.)
  • A photocopy of your current New York State Tax Certificate of Authority
  • Two first class postage stamps

Please mail your materials to:
Shaker Heritage Society
Attn: Pat Williams, Gift Shop Manager
25 Meeting House Road
Albany, NY  12211

If approved, you will be added to our mailing list for the July and September Craft Fairs.  Currently, we have a waiting list for our Christmas Craft Fair.  Applications are accepted and approved based on category limits and space availability.

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