780 Lorimer Street
New York, NY 11211
New York, NY 11211
For all ages
The Renegade Craft Fair is headed back to McCarren Park for the 7th Annual Brooklyn Fair on June 11 + 12, 2011, from 11am–7pm each day! Along with hundreds of today’s best makers of handmade goods, they’ll be hosting hands-on crafting workshops and planning a handful ofsummertime surprises! New York’s most exciting outdoor showcase ofindie-craft is always free-to-attend! Food and beverages will also be available!
At the Renegade Craft Fair you can expect to find only the best indie-craft and DIY artisans! Featuring both local and national talent, shoppers can anticipate a vast array of independently designed jewelry, clothing, paper goods, home + garden goods, posters, artwork, plush objects, bath + body products, and so much more!!
At the Fair, attendees can get crafty by participating in a number of interactive workshops, and find inspiration from local businesses who keep Brooklyn in the loop with all-things creative.
ReadyMade Magazine will be on hand selling subscriptions, and their friends from Susan G. Komen for the Cure will assist attendees in designing their own make + take gift wrap.
Craftiness will abound at the Fair with the help from BurdaStyle, who will be on site with tips and tutorials for needle & thread novices, as well as those who live to sew. Test your skills on a BERNINA 3 Series machine and create a drawstring bag from one-of-a-kind fabric printed by Spoonflower.
Local jewelry gurus from Brooklyn Charm will be setting up shop in McCarren Park for the weekend, selling their wares and giving attendees the opportunity to created customized accessories on-site.
Attendees and vendors alike can collaborate on design, or watch their own vision come to life, thanks to the talented crew from Freshly Drawn who will be on hand printing one-of-a-kind Fair memorabilia.
Visitors to the Fair will also have the opportunity to adopt a new friend from Grateful Greyhounds, get bike tune-up tips from local Time’s Up gearheads, and check out the newest knits benefiting the Sue Rock Originals Everyone, Inc. textile charity.
Attendees can commemorate their trip to The Renegade Craft Fair by visiting the free photo booth provided by The Magnolia Photo Booth Co., or relive their youth at the Fair’s free Friendship Bracelet Making Booth provided by The Renegade Gang.
Not to be missed is a curated selection of artist’s wares from the Renegade Handmade Store (www.renegadehandmade.com), given away via numerous free raffles taking place over the course of the weekend.
Food will be available for purchase from Hecho en Casa, Urban Rustic, and a coffee bar will be provided by Joyride.
Can’t wait to shop handmade?! Remember, you can always visit Renegade Handmade, our online store for all things indie-craft—including several RCF Brooklyn artists!