Craft Show Survival Tips

On the heels of my trip to the One of a Kind Spring show, I decided to jot down a few tips for anyone who isn’t familiar with the craft show experience. It can be overwhelming and I encourage any newbies to keep the following tips in mind.

  1. Go early! Especially at smaller shows, the good stuff can disappear pretty quickly. Bonus: most shows offer a gift at the door to the first batch of shoppers.
  2. If there is a show guide or program, make sure to grab a copy. This will list all of the vendors and will save you so much time later if you want to remember a specific booth or business name.
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One of a Kind Spring Show

A few days ago I enjoyed an evening at the One of a Kind Spring show with some lovely friends. I haven’t been to the show in years, opting to hit up the local, indie craft shows instead. And although this show did feel more corporate than the smaller ones I’m used to, it was a fantastic experience with lots of familiar makers and I will definitely be returning for the next one.

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