Craft Fairs

Celebrate Local and Regional Artisans

while helping the Shaker Heritage Society education and preservation programs

Summer Craft Fair

July 8th and 9th
10 am – 4 pm

Meet local and regional artisans on the grounds of the Shaker Heritage Society, participate in games and activities for kids of all ages and taste delicious treats, all while listening to live music and enjoying the summer on our beautiful upstate New York!

Fall Harvest Craft Fair

September 9th and 10th
10 am – 4 pm

Celebrate with us the arrival of Autumn! Explore our blooming Herb Garden  while browsing unique handmade pieces from local and regional artisans. Games and activities for children and live music will make this day a perfect occasion for an early start on your holiday shopping.

Shaker Christmas Craft Fair

October 28th through December 16th
Open Monday through Saturday
10am – 4pm

Our traditional Christmas Fair promote the holiday spirit with regional artisans featuring handmade pottery and jewelry, foods and treats, and much more! Choose unique gifts for your loved ones while helping support local business this holiday season.

Become a Vendor!

Through our Craft Fairs, we try to promote and support local artisans who design and craft their own products. If you are a buy/sell vendor, wholesaler, trade booth, manufacturer, dealer, or sales representative, we thank you for your interest, but we are not accepting these types of vendors at this time. If you would like to become a vendor, please send the following:

A short biography or artist-statement
Three – five images
including at least one of your products, one of your booth set up, and one of you creating your product in your workspace
Please include name, address, phone number, and email address on the back of each image.
Do not email images to us.
Images will not be returned.
A photocopy of your current New York State Tax Certificate of Authority
and two first class postage stamps

Please mail your materials to Shaker Heritage Society, Attn: Kelly Ballard, Special Events Coordinator, 25 Meeting House Road, Albany, NY  12211.

If approved, you will be added to our mailing list for the July and September Craft Fairs.  Currently, we have a waiting list for our Christmas Craft Fair.  Applications are accepted and approved based on category limits and space availability.