Hey Ya’ll! We are so excited that our Austin Holiday Market is just around the corner – 1 week to be exact! This year’s Fair will take place at the Palmer Events Center on Saturday, November 29 – Sunday, November 30, 2014, just in time for Small Business Saturday.
From 11am – 6pm
, you’ll be able to shop our curated selection of today’s modern and innovative indie-craft Makers along with workshops, food and drinks, music, and more!
Give the gift of handmade this holiday season and Shop Small! At the Palmer Events Center, you’ll find an array of outstanding handmade goods at the Fair, perfect for checking off Holiday gift lists – ranging from holiday inspired stationery and gift wrap, unique and one-of-a-kind jewelry, children’s toys, apparel and shoes, to natural healthy and beauty products, repurposed lighting and furniture, housewares and much more. Browse this year’s line up of 100+ talented makers, food and drink, and workshops here.
Expect a festive and lively atmosphere at the Palmer Events Center with holiday shopping and a mixture of interactive activities and free workshops. DJs from Waterloo Records will be on-hand spinning rock, pop, soul, and holiday tracks all weekend to provide a festive shopping and crafting soundtrack for the fair. Plus, the venue and booths will be adorned with lights, evergreen, and holiday cheer.
Feeling inspired by all of our Makers’ handmade goods? Get crafty at one of our workshops and make holiday baubles and embroidered cards with Pom Pom Quarterly, or learn how to screen print, wood burn, and build your own bath salts with LeafDistrict.
Does shopping make you tired? Rest your tired feet and get comfortable in style at the Loot Vintage Rentals and Spruce Upholstery lounge areas. While taking a break, visitors can prop their feet up and rent a book from the Austin Public Library + Recycled Reads and participate in a make-and-take craft workshop.
Don’t forget to stop by the free-to-use Magnolia Photo Booth! Dress up in props, put your smiles on, pose, and bring home a photo to commemorate your Renegade Craft visit!
Once you’ve done all your holiday shopping, head over to our Renegade Craft Gift Adornment station: a one-stop solution for gift-giving. Pick up a gift wrap goodie bag fit with gift tags, toppers, twine, and whatever else you might need to spruce up your holiday gifts.
Renegade Craft is pleased to announce their partnership with Sprout by HP, the Official Tech Sponsor of the RCF 2014 Holiday Tour. Attendees can be among the first to experience Sprout by HP, a new immersive computing platform recently announced by HP. Sprout combines multiple devices – a scanner, depth sensor, hi-resolution 3Dcamera, projector – into a single device, allowing users to take physical items and seamlessly merge them into a digital workspace, the perfect tool for those looking to make handmade gifts, party favors or decorations this holiday season, or a great gift for the DIY enthusiast among your friends and family. From holiday cards and party invitations to keepsake photo collages, personalized recipe books, ornaments, jewelry and more, Sprout lets you create whatever you can imagine, instantly.
Sprout by HP and Flavorpill have teamed up to present the official Austin Renegade Craft Fair Afterparty, Meet the Makers. Guests can mingle with fellow creatives and craft fair fans, enjoy complimentary cocktails, and hit the dance floor. Mark your calendar and join us at upstairs at the Palmer Events Center (where the Craft Fair is also taking place) on Saturday, November 29 (6:00-8:00pm). You can RSVP here.
Getting There: The Austin Holiday Market will be held at the Palmer Events Center at 900 Barton Springs Road. We encourage you to walk, bike, take public transit or grab an Uber to our fair. Uber is sponsoring rides for our Austin Holiday Market! New users can get up to $25 in Uber credits using the code RCF2014! To sign up, download the app or head to uber.com/go/RCF2014. Route directions to the Fair here.
Want to spread the word? Join our Facebook event and invite your friends. Grab our e-flyer and pass it around. Add #RenegadeCraftFair and #RenegadeAustin to your RCF-related Instagram pictures and tweets! We love seeing what our followers and makers are up to!
Renegade Craft is extraordinarily pleased to announce our partnership with Martha Stewart Living, the Official Media Sponsor of Renegade Craft Fair San Francisco and all Renegade 2014 flagship events.
For more information about this event, please visit the Renegade Craft Fair website or browse the Makers on Pinterest.
Special Thanks to Our Austin Sponsors: