Are you ready for the holidays?


Are you ready for the holidays? We are! There are three Cleveland Bazaar holiday events in 2015, and they are all FREE and open to the public. (We’d rather you spend your money with our talented vendors than pay to get in…) Shop local, support your favorite artists and find amazing items you can’t get at the mall.

Here are all the details you need to add these shows to your calendar:

Cleveland Bazaar at Winterfest (65+ vendors)

Cleveland Bazaar at Coventry (65+ vendors)

Cleveland Bazaar at 78th Street Studios (125+ vendors)

Thank you, as always, for supporting local artists. Going into our ELEVENTH year, we know we couldn’t have done it without you.

Stay on top of all our events on the Facebook event page.

#madebyhands with Cleveland Bazaar


Have you been following our #madebyhands campaign online? We wanted to take time to remind you that the work you see at our shows is not mass-produced, it’s not coming from China — it’s made and designed with love by local artists.

Check out our Twitter and Facebook coverage, but don’t miss the Instagram takeovers happening all this month and next. Each day a different Cleveland Bazaar artist takes over our Instagram feed for the day and shows off their work, their workspace, their inspirations and much more. (Take a sneak peek at lower right on this page to see some of what’s getting posted…)

Apply to vend at our 2015 holiday events!

Thank you for your interest in our 2015 holiday events!

Last year’s Winterfest and main Bazaar shows had record-breaking traffic as we celebrated our 10th anniversary. This year, we’re adding a new east side event on Coventry in partnership with their merchants association, and we expect traffic to be booming there, too!

This application must be submitted BEFORE 15 August 2015. Please note, there is a $15 non-refundable application fee which will be applied to your total show bill if you are accepted for any of the three events. This fee must be paid before 30 August or your application will NOT be juried and you cannot be accepted for any of the shows.

Click here to go to the application!

Printable vendor list for this weekend!

Download a copy of the 2014 holiday show vendor list.

Tip: if you bring a copy of the list with you to the show, you can make notes about where you found what. It also comes in handy if you later regret not buying something and need to remember “THIS person had the thing that I liked.”

We’ll update it after the show with live links so you can visit the vendor’s websites/Etsy shops/etc.

See you Saturday 10-9 and Sunday 10-6 at 78th Street Studios!

Save time at the door! Buy shirts and earlybird tix now!

We’re pretty excited about these commemorative 10th anniversary show shirts. Only a limited number were produced by Cleveland’s own Jakprints, using art by local tattoo artist Ryan Crawford. Want to be sure you get the size you need? Preorder here and we’ll have them ready for you at the door.

This sneak preview is a digital mockup by Jakprints. Don’t worry, the ink is red red, not pinkish as it seems here.

Don’t want to stand in line outside in the cold? Buy an earlybird ticket and you’ll get in an hour early (at 9:00) on Saturday AND a t-shirt.

Speaking of standing outside: we’re happy to announce that (in partnership with Detroit Shoreway), we’ll be one of three stops on their trolley from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday the 13th. The other two stops are at the Capitol Theatre and at Cleveland Public Theatre’s parking lot. Hopefully this will help alleviate some of the parking woes. Here’s a map:

Thanks so much for your support and we’ll see you on the 13th and 14th!

One-click calendar adds!

Isn’t technology great? We recently learned how to automagically add events to our Apple calendar (or any other .ics compatible calendar).

  • Our last two Market Square Park shows of the season (across from the West Side Market) are 16 August and 20 September from 10-4.
  • We’re hosting a popup shop in Detroit Shoreway the week of the Gay Games, with a big event Friday night the 15th til 10 p.m.
  • We’re hosting a small Crafty Garage Sale at Cleveland Bazaar HQ in Lakewood’s Screw Factory studios 6 September. A selection of CB vendors will be selling their excess supplies and inventory.
  • CB at NEOCycle — we’ll have a small pavilion of Bazaar vendors at Ohio’s first urban cycling festival at Edgewater Park 27-28 September.
  • CB at Winterfest: we’ll be in the 5th Street Arcades (formerly known as the Colonial Arcade) 29 November at 10:00 a.m. Stay for Winterfest and the Public Square lighting festival!
  • CB is partnering with Akron’s Crafty Mart to bring their Manly Mart event to the 5th Street Arcades the next weekend, 5-6 December.
  • THE MAIN EVENT: our annual holiday show is taking place 13-14 December at 78th Street Studios, our home for 10 years!

If you click the links above, it will open your calendar and ask which calendars to add the event to (if you have more than one). Choose your calendar, save, and done!

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Remaining shows for 2014: all details are here

The relevant Facebook event pages have application info for those that are still open.

NEW: today we announced our new Earlybird tickets for the main holiday show. Get in an hour before the crowds AND get a special gift. Tickets are available here.

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