Welcome to the Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Fair website! Whether you are a shopper or vendor, we hope to provide you with all the information you need for attending our show. Please browse and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. We are looking forward to another successful show in 2017!
—Hillsboro Arts and Crafts Association

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About the Arts & Crafts Fair

The Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Fair is a one-day smorgasbord of booths filled with one-of-a-kind handmade creations that attracts some 300 artists from 15 states and more than 40,000 shoppers. Vendors are selected from hundreds of applicants by a panel of judges dedicated to bringing only the best to the Hillsboro show.

Since its creation in 1970, the Arts & Crafts Fair has been rated among the top 100 arts and crafts shows in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine.

In addition to visiting crafters, the fair also features a local flavor with hometown food and hospitality being served up, including ethnic Dutch-German food such as zwieback, New Years cookies, bierocks, veranika and Hillsboro’s famous smoked sausage. Other yearly favorites are kettle corn, roasted almonds, fresh-squeezed lemonade, shaved ice, tator twisters and funnel cakes.

The festival is held every third Saturday in September over a six-block area of downtown Hillsboro, Kansas. Located just 30 minutes from Newton and McPherson, and 50 minutes north of Wichita, Hillsboro is an easy and convenient trip for a memorable experience. See you in September!