Etsy Craft Party
General Event Information
TBEC hosts Etsy’s 4th annual Craft Party, an event filled with art demos and DIY crafting, offered free to the general public. This year’s theme, Craft for Community, is embraced as we raise funds to benefit St Petersburg, FL’s iconic St Pete Shuffle.
On Thursday, June 20th the Tampa Bay Etsy Crew will host a regional extension of Etsy Craft Party, a one-day celebration of meeting and making, of creativity and community. This year’s event will take place at St Pete Shuffle, 559 Mirror Lake Dr N, Saint Petersburg, FL. From 5pm to 9pm visitors are welcome to join others from around Tampa Bay to experience art demonstrations, DIY projects, live music, food, and raffle prizes whose proceeds will be donated directly to St Pete Shuffle.
Demo stations, which are free to the general public, will include make-n-take projects such as Make Your Own Leather Cuff or Bracelet, Upcycled Magazine Gift Bags, Learn Vintage Knitting, Upcycled Paper Wall Décor, and Hooking for Beginners. Yet to be announced, free DIY projects to take home, courtesy of Etsy and their partners, will also be available. A large scale printing press demonstration will be live, courtesy of Sublimation Sisters Printing.
We’ll have swag bags ready for the first 100 through the gates packed with samples, gifts, and other offerings from local businesses. Over 50 handmade and vintage vendors will be set up to showcase and sell their wares. Music will be provided by DJ Mega. Food trucks Destination Grill and American Wiener and beverage sources The Bends and Cycle Brewing will be on hand all evening.
All sponsors, volunteers, and vendors are looking forward to this event where they can meet their neighbors and share a creative skill. Let’s have fun and party down with your favorite craft supply in hand.
Not in the Tampa Bay Area? Find a Craft Party near you: