The MADE fair is modern handcrafted market featuring local and regional artists. Our juried events feature over 200 skilled artisans as well as a handful of non-profits. The holiday MADE fair series will include a 2-day event in Helena, MT in addition to our Missoula event. Our curated collection of artisans represents Montana’s best of the best Montana. Our show was recently listed as one of the best holiday shows in the country! Below is information about the events and important dates for 2018.
HELENA // December 1-2 // Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds
We are excited to bring all that our events offers for artisans, non-profits, and the local community to the Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds for the second Helena holiday MADE fair. We are working with incredible folks in Helena to bring the MADE fair experience to life. We have 30,000 sq. feet of continuous space to feature over 200 talented artisans, local non-profits, activities, and delicious food & beverage options.
MISSOULA // December 9 // Adams Center
Once again, we will be filling the Adams Center with over 200 booths located on the balcony, arena floor, and upper gyms. The 12th annual Missoula Holiday MADE fair will include free entry, free parking, and plenty of room to shop.
The MADE fairs are presented by HandMADE Montana— a professional organization for art & handcrafted goods. We organize events (MADE fairs & workshops), provide resources to artists, and encourage growth and support in our community efforts. The event is organized by Carol Lynn Lapotka (REcreate designs) and Courtney Blazon , a with assistance from MADE fair ambassadors and local artists.
Thanks for checking in about our holiday events! We will be posting a link to our application by August 1st and the deadline to apply is October 1st for the Helena & Missoula Holiday shows. If you would like to check out our summer shows, applications are now available.APPLY for the SUMMER MADE fair // MADE fair Marketplace
We understand that sometimes artists & non-profits have questions about the specifics of applying to the show. If this is you, send us a message and we will respond quickly.