Kentucky Crafted: The Market is the Kentucky Arts Council’s signature event produced
each year featuring the highest quality art, craft, literature, music, film 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
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, music recordings, films and specialty food products.
Doors are opened to the general public during the weekend to purchase work in the retail marketplace. Shoppers can find fine art and craft from Kentucky’s most extraordinary artists, participate in hands-on 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 34-year tradition of excellence has not gone unnoticed. Kentucky Crafted: The 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.
Kentucky Crafted: The Market 2016
430 W. Vine St.
Friday, March 49 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Trade Only)
Saturday, March 5 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 610 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Buy tickets at the door!
One-day ticket: $10
Two-day ticket: $15
Children 15 and under are admitted free.