A local craft shows is the perfect place to shop for handmade items and find gifts for just about anyone. Don’t forget that Easter, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are right around the corner.
Here are six upcoming craft shows to visit this April.
9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
900 West Romeo Road, Romeoville
Best for: Families searching for festive Easter items
The Springtide Craft show is well known for its colorful and cheerful array of handmade Easter decorations. There are more than 100 vendors, so if you’re looking for the perfect Easter-themed gift or decor, this is the craft fair you’ll find it at.
Grayslake Festival Of Arts And Craft Show
9 a.m.- 4 p.m., 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
1060 East Peterson Road, Grayslake
Best for: Art collectors seeking one-of-a-kind pieces
The Grayslake Festival Of Arts And Craft Show is loved by many because of the stunning pieces of art for sale. There are several different styles on display which were created by artists from at least eight different states.
9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
1605 South Washington, Lockport
Best for: Fashionistas who love a good deal
The Taft Craft Fair is popular choice for moms looking for spring-themed jewelry. Find tons of bright, floral styles sold by close to forty vendors.
10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
2727 Maple Street, Des Plaines
Best for: Homeowners looking for curb appeal
Want to add a special touch to your front door with personalized door mats? The Orchard Place Spring Craft Fair draws in local shoppers looking for outdoor decor.
Palatine Spring Craft Fair
9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
1000 South Quentin Road, Palatine
Best for: Adventurous foodies
The Palatine Spring Craft Fair is known for its fresh and tasty specialty foods. More than 200 vendors offer a wide variety of treats to tempt your taste buds.
Homer Township Public Library Arts And Craft Vendor Fair
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
14320 W. 151st Street, Homer Glen
Best for: Satisfying a sweet tooth
Head to the Homer Township Public Library Arts And Vendor Fair for homemade, decadent and delicious baked goods. Dessert lovers will leave happy and full.