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Arts and Crafts Fair

Friday, September 15, 2023 10:00AM - Saturday, September 16, 2023 9:00PM

An Apple Festival favorite every year, the Arts & Crafts Fair brings a wide variety of crafters from across the region. Handmade items such as seasonal decorations, jewelry, and personal and household accessories are among the many items that will catch your eye.

Pat's BBQ will have their food truck parked in the middle of all the action with Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwiches and more. Stroll the outdoor booths Friday and Saturday and enjoy the old-fashioned flavor of the street fair atmosphere.

SPACES ARE CURRENTLY FULL! REGISTRATION FOR 2023 IS NOW OPEN! Spaces are limited and fill quickly!

Arts & Crafts Music Jam

The Arts & Crafts Music Jam returns this year with performances by local musicians to entertain you while you shop.



3:30pm - 4:30pm / Raquel Rae
Event Partners: Penn Aluminum International

5pm - 6pm / Jonny Coller
Event Partners: Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association


1:30pm - 2:30pm / Greta & Her Guitar
Event Partners: The Landings at Reed Station Crossing

3pm - 4pm / Rick Droit
Event Partners: Country Comfort Solutions

4:30pm - 5:30pm / Kent McDaniel
Event Partners: Penn Aluminum International

6pm - 7pm / Brent Stewart
Event Partners: The Historic Liberty Theater

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WHERE: North 13th Street, from Walnut Street to Manning Street,
including Locust Street between 13th & 12th Streets.

Friday, Sept 16th ~ 10am to 9pm
Saturday, Sept 17th ~ 10am to 9pm

EVENT CHAIR: Stephanie Tanner & Beth Happold


Interested in becoming an Arts & Crafts Fair vendor? Click the link below to download an information sheet with registration form.

Spaces are limited and fill quickly! Register before July 31st and receive a discount on your fee!

2023 Arts & Crafts Fair Vendor Information & Registration Form


2023 Arts & Crafts Fair Online Registration

SPACES ARE CURRENTLY FULL! Register online now to be added to the waitlist or choose to apply your fee to the 2024 Arts & Crafts Fair (September 19-21, 2024).

The Murphysboro Apple Festival has implemented enhanced cleaning and sanitizing procedures and has added additional handwashing stations and sanitizing stations throughout the Festival grounds. Please follow all recommended guidelines while attending the Festival in order to keep it fun and safe for everyone!

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