Tree thumbnailCraft festivals are ways to engage a community and sometimes have an added advantage of raising additional funds.

This leaflet is a guide for planning a craft festival on any scale.

Daniel Reibel emphasizes the need to determine the purpose of the festival before making any other plans.

Essential to this is determining whether the festival will be a fundraiser.

Reibel outlines the necessary things to consider and organize when planning a festival -crowds, parking, exhibitors, recruitment of craftsmen, craft demonstrators, rest rooms, food, unexpected weather, advertising, and security -with tips for success.

Craft Festivals: A Planning Guide

Technical Leaflet #117 (1979)

For more information on similar topics, please refer to Technical Leaflet Bundle 18, Programs for Your Public.