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"This Summer’s Must-Attend Shopping Event" Guilford Art Center Craft Expo

Updated: Jul 17


Calling all fans of the handmade, the artfully crafted and the one-of-a-kind finds! HVH here, and we've got some electrifying news that’s going to light up your summer—The Guilford Craft Expo is making its grand return, and it's an event you absolutely cannot miss!

Indulge in a shopping spree at the Ultimate Craft Bonanza!

Prepare to be dazzled by an extraordinary collection of handmade treasures from over 170 insanely talented artists and makers, all in one vibrant place! From jaw-dropping ceramics and glass pieces to stunning metal, wood, and mixed media masterpieces, this expo is a treasure trove of unique finds. And let’s not forget the original fashions, accessories, jewelry, home décor, furniture, photography, and fine art—it’s a shopping paradise!


Treat Your Taste Buds to Gourmet Goodies!

Calling all foodies! Indulge in mouthwatering gourmet delights that are perfect for snacking or taking home. Picture gourmet nuts, hand-painted chocolates, and bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup—yes, please! And there's more—discover luxurious handmade soaps, beauty products, aromatic candles, and even natural dog treats. It’s a feast for all your senses!


A Full-Blown Extravaganza Awaits!

Silent Auction: Get ready to bid on exclusive, one-of-a-kind pieces donated by our superstar exhibitors. Score a unique treasure that you won’t find anywhere else!

Food Trucks & Live Music: Satisfy your cravings with a variety of delicious bites from awesome food trucks while jamming out to live music all weekend long. It’s a party you won’t want to miss!

Kids Activities: Bring the little ones and let their creativity run wild with fun art projects in the Family Art Tent. It’s the perfect family day out!


Support the Arts While You Shop!

This isn’t just a shopping spree—it’s a chance to make a difference! The Craft Expo is the largest fundraiser for the Guilford Art Center, supporting vital community and educational initiatives and scholarship programs. Your entry ticket helps keep the arts alive and thriving in our community.

So, gather your friends and family, mark your calendars, and get ready for an unforgettable adventure at the Guilford Craft Expo. Let’s make this summer one to remember—see you there!

Your next great discovery is waiting! 🌟


Show Hours

Friday, July 19 • 10am - 6pm

Saturday, July 20 • 10am - 6pm

Sunday, July 21 • 11am - 5pm


General Admission $10 • Seniors (65+) $9

GAC Members/Kids Under 16/Active Military Free

Multi-Day Pass $15


Click here for a $1 off admission coupon!



Guilford Town Green

33 Whitfield St. • Guilford CT 06437

Free parking and shuttle bus service is available at Exit 58 of I-95 at the commuter lots or Adams Middle School on Rt. 77 (233 Church St.). On site parking is available at St. George’s Church, 33 Whitfield Street, for addt'l fee, or you can find free on-street parking at other spots around town.

Don't forget your reusable shopping bags!


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