Holiday Shopping Guide + Win Tickets to Shen Yun at Kennedy Center in DC!

Now that the election is over, we can focus on the holidays!! Have you made your shopping and wish lists yet? Sugarloaf Crafts Festival comes to Gaithersburg, MD next week for our BIGGEST show of the year! Come on out and join 450+ talented artists, crafters and artisan food exhibitors for a shopping extravaganza unlike anywhere else. Bring the kids, bring your friends, there is fun for everyone including live art demonstrations, live music and kids’ dress up theater. And as holiday bonus, 2 lucky winners will win a pair of tickets to an awe-inspiring performance Shen Yun at the Kennedy Center – you’ll be automatically entered with your online Sugarloaf ticket purchase! Buy your tickets today!

Need some holiday shopping inspiration? Be sure to check out some of our favorites. With so many different products in a wide range of price points, you are certain to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list (and maybe sneak in a few things for yourself!).

Hailey Banda

Hailey infuses all of her unique hand built and wheel thrown ceramics with happy and relaxing vibes. Her work is a great way to incorporate art and beauty into the everyday, and is the perfect gift. Stop by and meet Hailey this weekend!

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The Sommelier’s Palate

Have a foodie in your life? Be sure to check out The Sommelier’s Palate – Bob and Barbara Yates infuse all of their products with wine! From tomato & fire-roasted Portobello pasta sauce infused with a slightly spicy Shiraz to full body medium roast coffee infused with merlot, there is something for everyone!


Merlys McGraw

Looking for a new and innovative way to accessorize? The Merlys Collection’s unique designs will glam up your ears in a trendy new way. Merlys’ beautiful and ornate earring designs wind up the side of the ear from a single piercing. Each style features gorgeous elements, including yellow gold, silver, natural stones, crystals or pearls. Pick up a pair for all the jewelry lovers in your life and one for yourself too!

John DeAmicis

Have a laugh-lover on your holiday list? Check out the witty drawings and illustrations of New Jersey-based artist, John DeAmicis. His tools are pen, pencil, and humor. John describes himself as a "keen observer of life" and you're sure to be inspired by seeing the world through his eyes. Music, nature, and even Einstein, you’ll enjoy his cleverly crafted satirical artwork.

Enter to Win FREE Tickets to Shen Yun at the Kennedy Center

2 lucky winners will win 2 tickets each to an incredible and inspirational performance of Shen Yun at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. You’ll be automatically entered to win with your online Sugarloaf ticket purchase. Buy your tickets to Sugarloaf Craft Festival’s November Gaithersburg show for your chance to win!

We are excited to see you in Gaithersburg at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds when Sugarloaf arrives next weekend, November 18 – 20. Come on out and meet some of the country’s finest independent artists and shop for your Handmade Holidays!