Crafty mart is seeking volunteers and sponsors to help make our events even better!

  1. Volunteer
    Crafty Mart is run primarily by volunteers both in advance and day of show. To learn more join our group on Facebook.
  2. Sponsor
    Crafty Mart is looking for sponsorship from local businesses for our events! Crafty Mart is recognized as a 501(c)3 organization and donations are considered charitable contributions by the federal government. We offer a variety of sponsorship levels and hope to create valuable and lasting partnerships with like-minded organizations and businesses in our community. The 7th Annual Crafty Mart on November 28th and 29th will feature over 100 art and craft vendors and host art education workshops. We’re expecting over 5,000 shoppers to come downtown for the event. Show programs will be made available to shoppers and to help them learn more about our organization, our vendors, and our sponsors. The deadline to sponsor this event is October 1! If you think you might be a good fit, check out our Sponsorship & Advertising Guide and email us here. 
  3. Contribute to our Crafty Bag
    We give away 100 Crafty Bags the day of our bi-annual events. If you’d like to contribute promotional items email us. We need your items by October 1st!
  4. Apply to be a vendor
    If you’re a maker or artisan and would like to have a table at Crafty Mart, please check the "Vend" tab at the top of the screen. We strive to find a variety of handmade objects that highlight the breadth of creative people in the Akron area and beyond. Visit our FAQ page for a little extra guidance.