The 12th 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 as cutomers 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 8 day, celebration of local art takes place during 3 awesome weekends in Estes Park, Downtown Denver on 2 weekends.

Experience Great shopping, awesome Live Music, and live art at the longest running and best festival exclusive to Colorado artists and crafters!

COVID-19: SAFETY at the Handmade in Colorado Expo

We value the health and safety of our community. Please abide by all of these safety guidelines: 

  • Face masks or Face coverings are required, so please wear a face covering while at the event.

  • For your safety, please register in the contact tracing notebook found at the entrance.

  • There will be a designated entrance and exit from the event.  Please observe the designated entrance and exit points.

  • Please respect the one way customer flow of traffic.

  • Those who are ill, especially if experiencing fever, cough or shortness of breath, shall not enter the event.  Do not come to the event or enter the event space if you have been in close contact with a person suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19, and you should self-quarantine.

  • Cover coughs or sneezes (into the sleeve or elbow, not hands.)

  • Please wash and/or sanitize your hands often. 

  • Practice physical distancing of 6 feet or more while shopping and please do not congregate in groups.   Please refrain from mixing and mingling with others not in their household during the event, as much as possible.

  • Contactless electronic Payments are strongly preferred.

  • Populations at higher risk for severe COVID-19 should consider additional protections or consider staying home during this time.

  • Be safe and have fun.


There is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place where people are present. The CDC advises senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By entering the Handmade in Colorado Expo, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.


3 Different Weekends in 3 different locations: 

Estes Park on 8/28. 8/29 & 8/30,

Denver on 9/18, 9/19, & 9/20 

and on the 16th Street Mall (Between Tremont & California) in Downtown Denver on 10/24 & 10/25

Estes Park in Bond Park

Friday (August 28) 11am-6pm, & Saturday (August 29) 10am – 7pm, & Sunday (August 30) 10am – 5pm

Denver in Skyline Park

Friday (Sept 18) 11am – 7pm, & Saturday (Sept 19) 11am – 7pm, & Sunday (Sept 20) 11am – 6pm

Denver on the 16th Street Mall   (Between Tremont and California Streets)

Saturday (October 24) and Sunday (October 25) open 11am – 6pm both days