The 16th annual Handmade in Colorado Expo is a juried event showcasing some of Colorado's best fine art and contemporary craft. The event will feature a vast array of independent designers producing original handcrafted goods from a wide array of media including metals, paper, glass, fibers, food, fabricated objects, clay, paint, wax, gems, and more. All work sold will be created from both emerging and experienced artisans from Colorado. This event is the designed for Locavores who will only find Colorado made items sold by exhibitors that will interact directly with their customers. This event has free admission and some great Local live music. Come support your local artists and craftspeople in their pursuit of creativity made by hand. This 9 day celebration of local art takes place during 4 awesome weekends in Estes Park, Downtown Denver, Glenwood Springs, and in the Vail Village.
Experience Great shopping, awesome Live Music, and live art at the longest running and best festival exclusive to Colorado artists and crafters!
Times & Locations:
Estes Park – Bond Park (MacGregor Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517) is located on MacGregor Ave and Elkhorn Avenue, the main street in the center of Downtown Estes Park.
Friday (August 25) 11am-6pm, & Saturday (August 26) 10am – 7pm, & Sunday (August 27) 10am – 4pm
Downtown Denver –Wynkoop Plaza at Denver Union Station is a large public space just outside the doors of Denver’s multi-modal transit hub featuring vibrant restaurants and retail in the heart of Downtown Denver.
Saturday (September 16) 3pm to 9pm & Sunday (September 17) 11am to 5pm
Glenwood Springs – Bethel Plaza and 7th Street is in the center of the extremely popular Downtown Glenwood Springs. Glenwood Springs is one of the top tourist destinations in the Rocky Mountains, with its world famous hot springs pool, beautiful mountains, countless recreational activities, outstanding local shops & restaurants.
Saturday (September 30th) 11am – 7:00 pm on Sunday (October 1) 10am – 4pm
Vail – Vail is a serene European-style village where pedestrian-friendly streets wind between old-world Bavarian architecture and open to views of unencumbered wilderness. Stroll and explore shops and restaurants along Gore Creek and discover a special place where the fresh air makes life feel a bit lighter. Vail is one of Colorado most scenic mountain towns,. This world class destination is surrounded by beautiful mountains, countless recreational activities, outstanding shops, restaurants and hotels.
Friday (October 6th) and Saturday (October 7th) 11am – 6:00 pm on both days
4 Different Weekends in 4 different locations:
Estes Park on August 26, 27, & 28
Downtown Denver on September 16 & 17
Glenwood Springs on September 30 & October 1
and in Vail on October 6 & 7
Estes Park in Bond Park
Friday (August 26) 11am-6pm, & Saturday (August 27) 10am – 7pm, & Sunday (August 28) 10am – 5pm
Denver in Wynkoop Plaza at Union Station
Saturday (Sept 16) 3pm – 9pm, & Sunday (Sept 17) 11am – 5pm
Glenwood Springs - Bethel Plaza & 7th Street
Saturday (Sept 30) 11am - 7pm & Sunday (October 1) 10am – 4pm