D.I.Y. Calendar

Tiny Expo

Ann Arbor District Library, Ann Arbor, MI
It's the 10th annual Tiny Expo Indie Art & Craft Fair!!

Tiny Expo features over 40 artists and crafters selling handmade wares in a festive library space in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor.

Stay tuned for updates at tinyexpo.com.

Berkley Art Bash

Downtown Berkley, Berkley, MI
Saturday, June 8 from 10-6 on Twelve Mile in downtown Berkley for art work from over 150 artists, live music, fabulous food & fun for kids! Parking is free and plentiful plus we have a complimentary bike corral. Dogs are welcome.

Visit www.BerkleyArtBash.com for more info.

Handmade Toledo’s Maker’s Mart

From the Facebook Event Page:

Join us for a day of supporting makers, shopping small, and celebrating! Toledo's favorite one day pop up indie craft fair, Maker's Mart, is coming back with it's spring edition -- come experience some Handmade Toledo love with us.

Shop 100+ handmade vendors // sip local coffee, craft cocktails, and beer // nosh on some of Toledo's food truck delicacies // peruse the Handmade Toledo : Maker Shop that features the work of 300+ local & regional artists

Saturday, May 11th 2019

10am - 7pm

1717 Adams Street

$1 admission



Majestic Theatre, Detroit, MI
Handmade Detroit Presents: VMKT
Sunday, February 2, 2019
12-5 pm
Majestic Theater

It's year 8 and VMKT (formerly 'VLNTNSDYMRKT -- yet still pronounced Valentines Day Market) is just around the corner!
Handmade Detroit's "VMKT" is putting together creatives for an indie market with goods, gifts and treats perfect for metro-Detroiters shopping for their Valentines.

VMKT will feature a 35 maker-market curated for seasonal shopping, a live DJ to set the mood, make and take stations, fun surprises and features, door prizes and master-craftster tutorials to warm shoppers hearts in the chilly Motor City!

Bethany Nixon and Carey Gustafson of Handmade Detroit, producers of Detroit Urban Craft Fair are excited to return to the newly remodeled Majestic Theater Center, the space where the very first DUCF was born in 2006!
Please mark your calendars to join us in 'the big room' from 12-5pm!

Admission is $15 and includes all the make-stations
OR $1 admission at the door for those just wanting to shop.

Make Stations Revealed!

POST stage: Three 1-hour classes (sign up at the show only)
Arsenal Handicraft, YELP, Mitten Made, Foxy Hipster, Worthwhile Paper, Alchemy and Austergo's Austin returns with his portrait station.

Bonus makes!
Beth & Carey are offering a Make and Take at the HD table, too!
Reware Vintage is doing Notebook Binding, and Glass Action! is hosting a glass-engraving tutorial on 5x7 photo glass for frames.

Jodi Lynn will be back hosting the VMKT photo booth! And see her beautiful poster for this year!

Eugene will be back to DJ the afternoon! He'll be lounging on stage playing swoony love jams and kitsch treasures.

* Children 12 + under are free to shop as always but all makes & features are accessible with wristbands only.

** Advanced tickets are available at the Garden Bowl in the complex

*** Interested in VOLUNTEERING at VLNTNSDYMKKT? We need a few friendly helpers between the hours of 9-6, broken up into shifts.
Please DM Carey Gustafson via. FB for info!

**** Media inquiries: carey@handmadedetroit.com

***** Questions about the venue? Please contact the Majestic Theater staff:
The Majestic Theater Center
P: 313-315-3113

DIYpsi Holiday Market

Riverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti, MI
From our friends at DIYpsi:

We're taking over Riverside Arts Center in beautiful downtown Ypsilanti! We'll have four floors of handmade fun featuring:

+ 100 of the the best makers in the midwest selling a curated
selection of perfect holiday gifts
+ handcrafted food by Ma Lou's / Coffee by Hyperion Coffee Company and Michigan brews by Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse
+ make and take projects & unique gift experiences for all ages
+ film screenings and dance performances

Come Join Us!
Saturday, December 8 from 11-7
Sunday, December 9 from 12-6

All ages / $1 admission

More info at http://www.diypsi.com/
Ypsilanti Downtown Parking Map: https://bit.ly/2TAtmGm

Detroit Urban Craft Fair

Masonic Temple, Detroit, MI
Find special local gifts. Enjoy a unique local tradition. Visit the 14th annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair! Michigan's largest and longest-running indie craft fair is returning to the world's biggest Masonic Temple. With more than 100 juried vendors, selling everything from jewelry and clothing to bath products and home decor, it's the perfect place to shop for one-of-a-kind handmade treasures. And with music, food, and a historic setting, it's a festive weekend to share with friends.

Friday, December 6: 6-9
Saturday, December 7: 10 am - 7 pm
Sunday, December 8: 11 am - 6 pm
Masonic Temple: 500 Temple Street, Detroit
Admission: $1 (Children 12 and under admitted free)


Riverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti, MI
DIYpsi returns to the Riverside Arts Center for their 10th annual holiday market!

Dally in the Alley

Cass Corridor, Detroit, MI
From Dally in the Alley:

Dally In The Alley is one of Detroit's longest-running events. Organized by volunteers and the North Cass Community Union- All without aid of corporate sponsorship- this festival is set in the unique and historic alleys and streets of the north Cass Corridor. A neighborhood celebration of local musicians, artists, restaurants, vendors and people of all sorts. Dally is open and welcoming to ALL people, regardless of, well, anything. Dally features LOCAL music, art, organizations and vendors. We depend on the community's support, so please BUY A BEER/ BEVERAGE from US, buy a Dally t-shirt and/or poster, support our vendors and respect each other!
Here are a few suggestions for enjoying Dally:
1. We are family-friendly, especially earlier. Bring your kids to the Kid's Fair area.
2. Come with an open mind. Dally celebrates the rich diversity of humanity and you should too!
3. We celebrate local musicians, so if you like someone let them know!
4. We support local visual artists, so take plenty of pictures of their stuff!
5. Buy beer from us!
6. Love one another.

Mo Pop Festival

Riverfront Park, Detroit, MI
Handmade Detroit is presenting the Craft Bazaar inside the Mo Pop Festival! We've curated 20 of our favorite local makers and crafters inside one giant tent at this awesome 2 day long concert.

For a full lineup of the bands, crafters and activities at Mo Pop, visit the Mo Pop website!

DIY Street Fair

DIY STREET FAIR is a favorite festival of Handmade Detroit, featuring craft beer & cocktails, Metro Detroit's best music and lots of local artists, crafters and makers. You won't want to miss this fair!

The beloved FREE event is back for the 12th year!

Friday, Sept 21 6pm-midnight
Saturday, Sept 22 11am-midnight
Sunday, Sept 23 11am-11pm

East 9 Mile and Woodward Ave
Behind WAB - Woodward Avenue Brewers and The Emory