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Kentucky Crafted Market

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Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 10:00 AM to Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 04:00 PM

The Kentucky Crafted Market is the Kentucky Arts Council’s premier marketing event of Kentucky artistry produced each year. The show features the highest quality art, craft, literature, music and food found in the state. More than 200 Kentucky Crafted and select out-of-state artists, musicians and artisanal food producers make their finest work available to wholesale buyers and the general public during the three-day event.

Wholesale buyers have the rare opportunity at The Market to place orders directly with producers of Kentucky traditional and contemporary fine art and craft, as well as publishers of Kentucky related books and specialty food products.

Doors are opened to the general public for two days each year. Shoppers can find fine art and craft from Kentucky’s most extraordinary artists, participate in hands-on arts educational activities, or take a break at the Kentucky Stage music festival featuring some of the state’s best-loved musicians and performers.

Kentucky is one of a few states in the nation to sponsor a show of this kind for its art and craft businesses. Its 37-year tradition of excellence has not gone unnoticed. The Kentucky Crafted Market was named the No. 1 Fair & Festival in the country four times by readers of AmericanStyle Magazine. The Southeast Tourism Society has named it a Top 20 Event for 15 years.

Trade Hours:  Friday, March 15 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Wholesale buyers with ID only)

Public Hours: Saturday, March 16 10 a.m. - 6 p.m and Sunday, March 17 10 a.m. - 4 p.m

Public Admission:
$8.00 online or at the door (Children 15 and under free with adult admission.)

Online Ticket Purchase:

Parking: $5.00

The Kentucky Crafted Market offers art, live music, literature and food

  • Nearly 200 exhibitors of fine art, craft, books and food
  • Featuring two days of Americana, bluegrass and world music performances
  • Specialty food products from Kentucky Proud members
  • Hands-on activities and a holding area for purchases