Find Arts, Crafts and More this Fall

With the weather turning cooler, festive fall foods being served up and the holiday season right around the corner, fall is the perfect time to experience the arts and visit a fair or festival. But arts and crafts fairs in Wisconsin go well beyond booths selling handmade goods. Live music, unique celebrations and traditions and activities for the entire family make the arts and crafts fairs and festivals around the state a fun outing for all ages. Here are just a few of the many fairs, festivals and tours going on this fall.

Rural Arts RoadtripNew Holstein

This self-guided road trip is an itinerary with stops at art studios along scenic roads in eastern Wisconsin. Travel from studio to studio under a canopy of peak fall color to find all different art forms from furniture to jewelry to glass art and beyond.

Holiday Craft BonanzaMount Horeb

This unique holiday craft fair features fun ways to take in Norwegian culture and is the perfect place to purchase holiday decorations and gifts. Visit with Julenisse (Norwegian Santa) and Jorgen the Troll, check out the offerings of more than 50 arts and craft vendors, and even take a horse and buggy ride!

Peppermint Fair - Muskego

This annual, holiday themed craft fair features many hand/homemade crafts. Try your luck with the Quilt Raffle and fill up on treats from the bake sale. 

Christmas in the Country Craft and Art Show - Deerfield

Get your Christmas shopping done early! With amazing artists and homemade crafts filling the hallways you're sure to find something unique. Lunch is served along with kettle korn and freshly baked cookies and pies. 

The Great Hartford Craft Exposition - Hartford

Over 100 exhibitors kick off the holiday season at this annual event. Browse the booths featuring fine art and crafts while listening to live music. Finish off your day at the Christmas Parade that afternoon.

Fair on the SquareBaraboo

This fair, which takes place in both the spring and fall, features more than 120 exhibitors, live music and a lot of activities for kids including face painting, horse rides and inflatable bouncy houses. Don’t miss the great food to be found at the fair’s farmers’ market and many local restaurants serving up their best dishes on site.

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