Fabulous Craft Fairs on Cape Cod 2024

craft fairs on cape cod

With warm weather on its way, some of the best craft fairs on Cape Cod are just around the corner. Hundreds of local craft vendors, artists, musicians, and artisan food makers display their hard work for locals and visitors alike. These arts and crafts festivals are a sure place to pick up a vacation memento or unique holiday gifts loved ones will cherish.

 Craft Fairs on Cape Cod

craft31Fine Arts and Crafts Show

Sandwich, MA (Multiple Dates)

Eight Sandwich Artisans juried shows are held on the lawn of the Sandwich Public Library, 142 Main St., starting this Spring and continuing through Fall, Saturdays monthly from 10:00 am‑4:00 pm. The shows feature fine art, jewelry, pottery, glass work, photographs, hand‑crafted clothing, home accessories and more, during the following dates:    May 25, June 1, June 29, July 6, August 3, September 7, September 21, and October 12.

Harwich Cranberry Festival Artisan Market

Harwich, MA (Multiple Dates)

A display of local artisans and their crafts three weekends throughout the summer; July 13-14 August 10-11, and September 14-15  from 9am – 4pm each day.

Memorial Day Weekend Show

cape cod craft shows and art festivals of 2022Brewster, MA (May 25-6,2024)

At Lemon Tree Village in Brewster, MA this new location for a  mini- arts and crafts festival kicks off Brewster in Bloom all weekend long. Open Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm, rain or shine.

Vineyard Artisan Festival

West Tisbury, Martha’s Vineyard( Multiple Dates May-Dec)

Held at MV Agricultural Hall these juried festivals showcase the island artisans and give them the chance to display their fine arts and craft. The $2 fee charged for parking supports a scholarship fund for island students.

Dates: May 25-26, June 9,16,23. July 7- August 29 on Sundays. July 4-August 29 on Thursdays. August 30-September 1, October 12-13, November 29-30 and December 21 for Christmas fair. Most dates 10am-4pm.

Fourth of July Festival of the Arts

cape cod craft shows and art festivals of 2022Brewster, MA (July 6 & 7, 2024)

This annual Fourth of July Festival of the Arts with local artists and music all weekend long. “The biggest little show on Cape Cod.”  Located at Drummer Boy Park in Brewster  from 10am – 4pm Saturday and Sunday.

Chatham Liberty Craft Festival

Chatham, MA (July 7-8, 2024)

Over 55 local artists on display with handmade crafts, art, and live music on the Community Center Lawn , located at 702 Main Street. Open on Saturday 10am – 5pm and Sunday 10am – 4pm.

Admission is free and the fair is held rain or shine.  Friendly pets on a leash are welcome.

Barnstable County Fair

East Falmouth, MA (July 22-28, 2024)

A weeklong celebration at the fairgrounds, the Barnstable County Fair features local craftsmen, live music, and entertainment, and much more. Admission is $5 children – $15 adults and hours are Monday – Thursday 4pm – 10pm, Friday and Saturday 12pm – 10pm, Sunday 12pm – 9pm.

The Nantucket Sidewalk Art Show

craftfairNantucket, MA (July 6, August 17, & September 7, 2024)

This quality art show highlights both traditional and modern techniques using a variety of mediums – pottery, glass, textiles, folk art, photography, jewelry, sculpture, furniture and more.

This beloved Nantucket Sidewalk Art Show began in the 1930s, and is the oldest of its kind in the country. A wonderful opportunity to meet some of  the finest artists in Nantucket.

Brewster Summer Arts & Craft Festival

Brewster, MA (July 20-21, 2024)

This free event in Drummer Boy Park is open to the public and pets on a leash are welcome. There will be over 40 juried artisans and craftspeople. Arts  including original oil paintings, nautical art, wire sculpture, mixed media and so much more.

Sandwich Artisans Fine Arts & Crafts Shows

Sandwich, MA (Multiple Dates May-October)

Over 70 displays of local artists with craft demonstrations and food samples. This festival is handicap accessible and friendly pets are welcome.

The dates for the 8 juried shows are : are May 13, May 27, June 3, July 1, August 5, September 2,
September 16, October 7. All held 10am-4pm on the lawn of the Sandwich Public Library.

Lions Craft Fair

Harwich, MA (June 15, 2024)

Hosted by the Dennis Harwich Lions at the Harwich Community Center on Brooks Street. Featuring face painting and plenty of children- friendly activities, this local craft show offers free admission running both days from 9am – 3pm.

Plymouth Public Library Arts and Crafts Festival

craft6Plymouth, MA (August 10-11, 2024)

With over 70 exhibitors, stamp design, henna tattoos, and face painting, this craft festival offers free admission and runs from 10am – 5pm.

Chatham Summer Crafts Festival

Chatham, MA (August 3-4, 2024)

Locally made art, crafts, and food at the Chatham Community Center lawn. Free admission rain or shine from Saturday 10am – 5pm and Sunday 10am – 4pm. Pets on a leash are welcome.

Festival of the Arts

Chatham, MA ( August 16-18, 2024)

For the 53rd year the Creative Art Center will sponsor this high-quality juried festival with 120 fine artisans, making it one of the largest craft fairs on Cape Cod.  These local artisans and craftsmen will display their original and handcrafted artwork, jewelry, fabric, pottery, fashion, wood, glass, metalwork and so much more.

CraftFest Cotuit

Cotuit, MA ( August 17-18,2024)

cape cod craft shows and art festivals of 2022Held in Cotuit Memorial park and billed as one of the favorite summer craft fairs on Cape Cod, it certainly is a “crafty way to spend the day”. Besides the arts and crafts there will be legendary lobster rolls, clam chowder and other delicious food, live musical entertainment and children’s activities are also on the program.

Kill Tide Arts and Craft Festival

Brewster, MA ( August 24-25, 2024)

Another favorite of the craft fairs on Cape Cod, held at the Drummer Boy Park to celebrate the Kill Tide that drowns the larval pupae of the dreaded Greenhead Flies. Over 100 juries artisans with plenty of wares to taste and sample. Starts at 10am each day.

A Different Drummer Craft Event

Brewster, MA (August 3-4, 2024)

Come browse works of locally made art at the Drummer Boy Field in Brewster. Over 40 juried craftspeople and artists will be displaying their work for you opening at 10 am ending at 4 pm.

Falmouth Rotary Craft Fair

Falmouth, MA (August 31 – September 1, 2024)

Sponsored by the Rotary Club, this craft fair in Marine Park, overlooks Falmouth Harbor and is $3 for admission. Live music and local arts on display, open 9am – 4pm both days.

A Different Drummer Craft Event

craftfair32Brewster, MA (September ( 21-22, 2024)

Come browse works of locally made art at Drummer Boy Park in Brewster. Over 35 juried craftspeople and artists will be displaying their work for you opening at 10 am ending at 4 pm.


Sandwich, MA (October 5, 2024)

Located in the center of town on Water Street, admission is free, and the street is shut down all day long for this great small town craft fair.

This is one of the last craft fairs on Cape Cod until the Holiday Craft Fairs begin.




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This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Gina Girard

    How can I get information regarding participating in Cape Cod craft fairs?

    1. Heidi Kota

      You will have to go to the individual websites of the craft fairs

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