Event Information


Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Fall Shows 2017

Various Nationwide Locations
Various Nationwide Locations, Maryland (South)

Event Dates: 10/13/17 - 12/10/17
Application Deadline: 9/9/17 Midnight EST
136 day(s) and 14 hour(s) remaining


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury/Application Fee): $20.00


Event Summary
For over 40 years Sugarloaf has been an industry leader in providing artists and crafts people with a low overhead market to sell their work and create a sustainable creative career. Sugarloaf's Fall 2017 season includes six great shows in some of the nation's best and most afffluent markets: Chantilly, VA, Gaithersburg, MD, Oaks/Philadelphia, PA, Timonium, MD, and Edison, NJ.

General Information

Deadline Notice: Jurying began January 7, 2017. We continue to accept applications while space permits.
Please also consider our Spring 2017 shows.

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals. A Unique Arts Community!
Presenting the Best in American Handmade Fine Art, Contemporary Crafts, and Design

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  • 11 Well Organized, Well Advertised Events
  • Supported by Happy Shoppers from the Local Affluent Communities
  • Build Your Long Term, Sustainable Creative Career at Sugarloaf

Crowds of Shoppers

Each year 150,000+ Shoppers spend nearly $15 million at Sugarloaf Craft Festivals. They’re eager to meet you and buy your work! Sugarloaf gets the word out: local and national TV, print, radio, digital and social media, plus community outreach. Sugarloaf artists are always featured – you’re the star!

Quality Work, Personal Connections

Work must be handmade, focused on quality materials, creative design and superior craftsmanship. No kits, no buy/sell. You make it special – your customers can’t wait to hear your story, so no sales reps. All categories encouraged!

Community Culture

Inspiring, Inclusive, Incredible! New artists are welcomed into the Sugarloaf Family with open arms. Build life-long friendships while enjoying seamlessly organized events. The cheerful Sugarloaf team is available before, during and after to help you.

Jurying began January 7, 2017.

Apply Today, Limited Space!

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Fall Tour ’17

Select a show for more details on SugarloafCrafts.com.
Apply to these shows by clicking "APPLY TO THIS SHOW" at the top right of this page.

Oct. 13, 14, 15, 2017

Timonium, MD

Inside the ‘Cow Palace’ Building
Maryland State Fairgrounds
Just North of Baltimore

All spaces indoors
Camper pkg. avail. $
41st Year
Spaces $575+

Oct. 20, 21, 22, 2017

Gaithersburg, MD

Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds
Near Washington, DC

Indoor, barn, and outdoor spaces
Camper pkg. avail. $
17th Year
Indoor spaces $575+
Barn spaces $525+
Outdoor spaces $395+

Nov. 3, 4, 5, 2017

Oaks, PA

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Located in Philadelphia Suburbs

All spaces indoors
Camper pkg. avail.
9th Year
Spaces $645+

New Show!
Nov. 10, 11, 12, 2017

Edison, NJ

New Jersey Convention & Expo Ctr.
(Replaces the Somerset Show at the Garden State Exhibit Center)

All spaces indoors
Camper pkg. avail.
1st Year
Spaces $575+

Nov. 17, 18, 19, 2017

Gaithersburg, MD

Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds
Near Washington, DC

Indoor, barn, and outdoor spaces
Camper pkg. avail. $
42nd Year
Indoor spaces $745+
Barn spaces $645+
Outdoor spaces $445+

Dec. 8, 9, 10, 2017

Chantilly, VA

Dulles Expo Center
Near Washington, DC

All spaces indoors
No campers overnight
12th Year
Spaces $695+


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Application Info & Promotions

  • Jury selection began January 7, 2017. We continue to accept applications while space permits.
  • Don’t Wait! Space is Limited.
  • $20 Seasonal Application Fee
  • Save: Apply to all 6 Fall events and save $50, up to $300!

How to Apply

  • Click "Apply to this show" at the top right of this page to begin the application process
  • You'll be able to apply to as many of Sugarloaf's Fall 2017 Season shows as you wish by completing a single application and will pay just one $20 jury fee.
  • Our $20 seasonal jury fee must be paid by credit card or PayPal to submit your online application; this fee is not refundable.
  • Choose the payment option for space fees that is best for you (see below.)
  • Billing for space fees will occur after jurying.
  • Your application will be juried and you will receive official notice of our decision by US Mail.
  • If you have already applied to a Fall 2017 show and would like to add other Fall 2017 shows, please call us at 800-210-9900. You do not need to complete the application online or pay the application fee again to add a show in the same season.
  • Please contact us online or call us at 800-210-9900 with any questions!
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Payment Plans

Three standard payment plans offered. Need a different plan? Contact us, we’ll work with you.

Early Payment – Save Additional $25/show
Full payment required by March 1, 2017

Pay Later
Pay at a later date by credit card or post-dated check:

Event Due Date
Fall Timonium April 1, 2017
Fall Gaithersburg (1) May 1, 2017
Holiday Oaks June 1, 2017
Holiday Edison June 1, 2017
Holiday Gaithersburg (2) July 1, 2017
Holiday Chantilly July 1, 2017

Pay Over Time
3-payment installment plan. Pay with a credit card or post-dated checks, per space.

$100 deposit due upon acceptance
$250 more due April 1, 2017
Balance due June 1, 2017

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