The Big Crafty’s Party in the Stories

Voted WNC’s favorite art event for the past decade, The Big Crafty returns for a virtual weekend of hand-to-heart art & craft on Saturday and Sunday July 11-12 on our Instagram and Facebook feeds.

Join us for a trip through the creative landscape, with 150 creative venturers and total art stars.

The Big Crafty is so grateful to the City of Asheville and the Asheville Area Arts Council for their support.

Sat&Sun, July 11&12
Sat&Sun, Dec 5&6

Our artists

The Big Crafty highlights the work of carefully-selected artists, makers and craft innovators who embody the heart and the dynamism of the independent creative community.
December lineup


Voted Western NC’s favorite art event for more than a decade, The Big Crafty celebrates the beauty of a human scale economy and community-building, soul-enriching creative work.

Information for Artists

We extend warm welcome to a rich pageant of basement and backyard artists, juried prize-winners and brand new creative spirits.

Thank you!

To the City of Asheville, the Asheville Area Arts Council, Horse & Hero, and Leah B. Noel, CPA: The Big Crafty thanks you, and our artists thank you, for all you do for  the creative community!

Artist, supporter, collaborator?

Drop us a line with your questions or ideas.