Briar Patch Marketplace is one of the largest quality arts and crafts festivals in Arizona. But we aren’t just a once-a-year event that’s here and gone. Briar Patch Marketplace brings our specialty shopping events to school locations throughout Arizona on a year-round schedule, so everyone has the opportunity to enjoy a day at our exciting festival. Shoppers at Briar Patch Marketplace arts and crafts festivals enjoy browsing and buying some of Arizona’s finest handmade jewelry, unique clothing, home décor, craft and holiday items, specialty foods and much more.
Our summer event in Prescott was so successful we’ve been invited to host a show this fall at Tim’s Toyota Center, a 140,000-square-foot multipurpose venue in the heart of Prescott Valley’s entertainment district. The site of concerts, expos, hockey games and more, it has attracted more than 15,000 attendees. The weekend show is scheduled for Oct. 1-2. Don’t miss out! Sign-up for booths today – the deadline is fast approaching! Three booth sizes are available and eligible items include fine art, handcrafted Items of all types, antiques and collectibles, jewelry, children’s toys and gifts, fine food and wines, candies and chocolates, candles, garden and outdoor, furniture and other home and pampered pet items. Download your forms and further information here.
Briar Patch Marketplace is a family-owned business that takes pride in assisting school organizations in their fundraising efforts through our arts and crafts festivals in Arizona. We have been working with Arizona schools for over 28 years to provide unique and exciting fundraising events as we bring our specialty shopping marketplaces to school campuses year after year.
Everyone in the community loves Briar Patch Marketplace specialty shopping events, and our list of Briar Patch fans has grown to over 40,000 in the last thirty-three years. The popularity of our Arizona arts and crafts festivals is due to our dedication to bringing the most affordable and unique vendors to each and every community. Our shoppers find home décor items that express their style, gifts of jewelry, unique clothing, crafts, pottery and folk art they can’t find at the mall, and the most delicious specialty foods on the planet. We tailor our selection of vendors to include one-of-a-kind items for every taste and every budget.
Briar Patch Marketplace provides plenty of opportunities for Arizona residents and visitors to perfect the art of shopping at our scheduled arts and crafts festivals. Briar Patch Marketplace features from 100 to 220 hand-selected vendors at each event, striving to bring the most current trends and creative crafts to our shoppers. The items at our Arizona specialty shopping events are so exceptional that shoppers mark their calendars to be sure they don’t miss the next Briar Patch Marketplace event in their area.
Check our schedule to find the Briar Patch Marketplace near you, or contact us to inquire about Briar Patch Marketplace fundraising opportunities.