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The Annual Craft Fest

Celebrating 14 years in 2024!

Join us March 8-9 at West Acres Mall in Fargo, ND!

Survival Guide  - coming week of the Fest!

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The 14th Annual Unglued: Craft Fest is returning to the West Acres Mall March 8-9, 2024.

You'll find our fest schedule below and our vendor line-up, too!

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Crafty Lounge tickets are OPEN!

Fest admission is FREE both Fri & Sat, but you can amp up the crafty fun Friday night 4-8pm in our ticketed Crafty Lounge!  Includes drink ticket, cupcake, 2 projects + 1 DIY kit!  

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Buy creative.
Get inspired.

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Crafty Schedule

Make all the things in 2024!

Below is our full Fest schedule including free craft experiences all day on Saturday of the Fest!  We'll post our Fest survival guide the week of the Fest to include where the workshops will be located to find the crafty fun throughout West Acres!

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FEST SCHEDULE

Friday, March 8:

4-8pm:  Craft Fest opening night (free admission) 

Shop opening night of the 14th Annual Unglued: Craft Fest and our 70+ local and regional makers!  Enjoy the Local Libations Lounge in Buffalo Court (in front of the old Herbergers space), tunes by DJ Pretty Ricky, grab a scavenger hunt from our info booth to complete, stop around to make a free Fest Flair item in 3 different spots around the Mall (you'll find these on the map!), grab a ticket for the Crafty Lounge, and more below!

4-8pm:  Crafty Lounge open (tickets available HERE)

Grab tickets ($29 advance, $35 at door if tickets remain day-of) to enjoy one helluva crafty, fun night!  Located in the near Buffalo Court in the art gallery across from Claire's this lounge will include a drink ticket, Yeobo Sweet Shop cupcake, and 3 make and take crafts.  More HERE!

4-8pm:  DIY Friday Fest Flair

Find 3 free easy make and takes to create related to our Fest poster around the mall!  These are self-guided so be sure to help your kiddos if they create!  You'll find a station in each of these areas:  Best Buy/Aquarium Court, Macys/Center Court, and Buffalo Court.  

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Saturday, March 9:

10am-6pm:  Craft Fest is open (free admission)

Shop 70+ crazy talented Fest makers throughout the mall hallways all day Saturday!  Local DJs will pump the tunes all day, the Local Libations Lounge will be back open in Buffalo Court (near the old Herbergers), grab a scavenger hunt from our info booth to complete, and the Young Maker's Market will be open in the Food Court Hall to shop 8 young makers and their products.  You'll also find our new drop-in Make Lounge near Center Court all day.

10am-11am:  Saturday Swag Hour

A day or 2 prior to the Fest we'll post select vendors who are a part of our Saturday Swag Hour!  You'll find either samples, surprises, or small biz swag to enjoy in this morning power hour directly at their booth!

10am-6pm:  Handmade Haul

For each purchase you make with a Fest vendor you'll receive a giveaway ticket to enter our Handmade Haul at our Info Booth at Center Court!  Get 5 or more giveaway tickets and you'll receive our commemorative tote for free (otherwise you can purchase it for $5).

You'll find our FREE workshop and drop-in DIY opportunities below!  Workshops are for typically the first 20 people (you may start lining up about 20 minutes prior to the workshop).  Drop-in DIYs can accommodate a LOT of people while supplies last!

*Fest Saturday Workshop Schedule coming late February 2024 below!*

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2024 Fest Vendors

A Meandering Maker

Amanda Frost Creations

AnnMade in Minnesota

Art by Max

Artifacts of Joy

Ashtyn Sibinski Art

Bark'n Biscuits

Beeper Bébé

Beyond Love & Light

Cat Rocketship

Chrissy&Co.

CR Farms

Dakota Tallow Skin Care & More

Dan Meckle Metal Sculptor

DaniAwesome

doodle bird design

Dottir Jewelry

Erika Knits

Exit 44 Flowers & More

Flannel Fizz

Flicker & Fizz

Fox & Fables

Free Soul Candle Co

Harlow’s Candy Shop

Holli Rose Art

House of Pressons/BodyByQuinn

Jeanne McGee

Jenny Sue Ceramics

Jessica in Stitches

Josh of All Trades

joyFELT LLC

Juice Box Fargo

Knask Designs

KT Fine Arts

La Strana Studio

Leika Sensory Creations

Lil' Hippie Co.

Livin' The Dream Pottery

Longshadow Woodwork

Loon and Beau

Love, Kathy

Macarons & More by Karey LLC

Millie and Jo

Muddy Mouth Cards

My Many Monsters

Mystic Mango

Nodakian Studios

Off The Deck Hot Sauce

Ohfercute Crochet

Raising Wolves Art

Rising Dawn Ceramics

Scribble Lady

See Lang Design

Sew Doggy Boutique

Sparkl + DOT

Squirrel!

Studio Bladel

Sum Artifex

Sylvan Moon

The Honey B Soap Co

The Little Apiary

The Plant Supply

Third Daughter, Restless Daughter

Thunder Coffee

Turning North

Tylar Frame

Unconventional Cookies

WAAM Industries

Wildflower & Co.

Woodsy Creative Co

Yellow Chair Press

You're the Party

Local Libations Lounge

The Local Libations Lounge will be open during both Fri & Sat of the Fest in Buffalo Court!

Bear Creek

Drekker Brewing Company

Wild Terra

Young Makers Market

The Young Makers Market will be open Saturday of the Fest 10am-6pm with 8 makers!

 

Bow Wow Bandanas

Laura's Squish'ems & Stick'ems

Lightning Oak Acres

Pink Flamingo Bracelets

See Little Design

Silas Lund and Helen Lund

Sunny River Craft Co.

Up North Twins

APT Studio Artists

Stop by Aptitude Studios in the Mall down near Best Buy for all their in-studio artists & makers who will be open during the Fest!

Vendors
Fest Vendos

Thank you to our sponsors!

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