Experience Great Art, Craft & Food at Sugarloaf Crafts in Gaithersburg THIS Weekend!

Visit Sugarloaf Crafts Festivalat the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg, MD this weekend. Fun for the whole family, 3 days only!

Let’s embrace springtime! Come support 250+ talented independent artisans THIS weekend at Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, April 21-23 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg, Md.

Find unique crafts, clothing and more. Shop wares from our juried selection of more than 250 small business artisans featuring one-of-a-kind pieces like hand-carved wood furniture, pottery, spun metal sculptures, handbags and jewelry. Meet the artists, watch live art demonstrations and enjoy feel-good shopping!

Sample treats from specialty vendors at the “Festival of Food,” watch artist demonstrations, and entertain the kids with dress up theater. See what makes Sugarloaf a community!

Don’t miss out and tell your friends! Buy tickets now for $8, $10 at the door. Kids 12 & under free. Free parking. 3 days only.

Montgomery County Fairgrounds
16 Chestnut Street
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Featured Artist Coming to Gaithersburg – David Nugent

Don’t miss gold and silver jewelry from the Evensong Jewelry Collection by David Nugent. Shop rings, bracelets, pendants and more featuring precious and semi-precious gemstones.


Featured Art Piece: Elaine Thompson – “You, Me and the Old Oak Tree”

The Gaithsburg festival is dedicated to showcasing our artists’ unique visions. “You, Me and the Old Oak Tree” by Elaine Thompson is fine art expression at its best!

According to the artist herself, “two old friends reminisce about the good old days,” in this oil on canvas scene.

Past Gaithersburg Feature: Robert Dewitt Wood Demonstrations

Did you know you could get such beautiful form and function hand-carved out of sustainable hardwoods? Don’t miss Robert Dewitt’s wood demonstrations at the Gaithsburg Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. Learn more about how he makes his signature wooden spoons and bowls! It’s a rare opportunity to see his process up close.

Coming to Gaithersburg: Helen Weichman

The Gaithsburg Sugarloaf Crafts Festival is proud to showcase Groundhog Blues Pottery. With more than 90 years combined experience, Helen and Alan Weichman together have been producing beautiful, hand-thrown ceramics since 1973. Come see their artist demonstrations and shop exceptional decorative and functional bowls, sculptures and more.

Coming to Gaithersburg: Loreen Drabo Textiles

Just like their French name suggests, Lorene Drabo’s Pour la Pluie jackets were literally made for the rain. Get the look of a classically tailored trench in sophisticated styles and whimsical patterns.

Water-repellant and breathable, each jacket is made using cotton fabrics overlaid with a semi-gloss laminate treatment.

Coming to Gaithersburg: Iris Benjamin Specialty Foods

At the Gaithersburg show, you’ll find a variety of vendors featuring specialty foods, like Iris Benjamin and BR Blends’ balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Their 100 percent balsamic vinegar deepens and gets richer with time, while infused olive oils really take vinaigrettes and dipping sauces to the next level.

See “Through the Eyes of David” Micelotta at the Gaithersburg festival! This Farmingville, NY photographer captures life's fleeting beauty, whether in the woods, in the city or out at sea.

His photos and abstract “Fracture Art” pieces are printed directly onto canvas to provide more dimension and save on framing.