Nevada City Summer Craft Fair ~ Sunday, August 5, 2012 ~ 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ~ $3.00

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The Nevada City Craft Fair returns Sunday, August 5, 2012 to the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center in downtown Nevada City, CA.  The independent, juried craft fair began in the summer of 2010 by a group of local young crafters, artists and social do-gooders who were inspired by the independent entrepreneurship and creative talents in their community as well as the success of the Renegade Craft Fairs across the US and Europe.  The inaugural event attracted over 800 attendees and showcases the local regions top Etsy vendors, artisans, do-it-yourself crafters, and features their unique, handmade, original and repurposed art, clothing, accessories, jewelry, and housewares.  Attendees can also expect to find letterpress, paper and stationary items as well as children’s things, toys (for the young and young at heart), ceramics, bath products, and more.  Entrance fee is $3.00, children free. Doors open at 10:00 a.m. and the Fair will close at 8:00 p.m.

Make it a weekend!  This year The Nevada City Craft Fair falls on the same weekend as the annual Nevada City Uncorked Food and Wine Experience.


Kick things off Friday night, August 3 with “Sideways” presented by the Miners Foundry and Nevada City Film Festival.  This event is part of the monthly Food & Film Series which pairs a classic film with a sumptuous dining experience.


On Saturday, visitors and locals can wander through downtown Nevada City, learn the history of our charming town, and enjoy a sampling of local Foothill wines and food during Nevada City Uncorked.  The Nevada City Box Office at the Miners Foundry is pleased to be a tasting room for this event.

And on Sunday pick something up at the Nevada City Craft Fair to commemorate a perfect weekend in the Sierra Nevada Foothills.  All-ages are welcomed and encouraged.

4 replies
  1. Jeanette Paganetti
    Jeanette Paganetti says:

    Is this the same fair that last year was billed as the Bizarre Fair, if so, I was a vendor last year and would like to know how I can apply for this year, thank you, Jeanette Paganetti

  2. Debbi Tempel
    Debbi Tempel says:

    Is the Miner’s Foundry having a craft fair that coincides with the 1st Sunday of the Christmas Fair? I thought I saw something on Facebook but can’t locate info. now.
    Thank you, Debbi

    • minersfoundry
      minersfoundry says:

      Hi Debbi,
      Our winter craft fair will be on Sunday, December 16th this year. For more information, please visit the event page under the Upcoming Events section of our website. Thanks!


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