SXSW 2014 Spotlight: Renegade Craft Fair

Renegade Craft Fair: SXSW Edition will take place at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, TX during SXSW on March 13, 14 and 15, 2014. The free event will be open 12pm – 8pm each day, and will feature a curated selection of today’s finest independent Makers along with art installations, workshops, games, music, food trucks, booze, and more. Shoppers will find a variety of outstanding handmade goods at the Fair – ranging from cutting edge jewelry, stationery, clothing and accessories, to posters, housewares and much more. Browse this year’s line up of 185+ talented makers here. Expect a lively atmosphere at the fair, appropriate for all ages.

The Palmer Events Center will be dressed up with installations and photo ops from vendors such as The Confetti Committee and The Betty Loo Project, along with gigantic interactive games by MakeATX. Attendees are invited to get crafty by participating in workshops such as creating custom perfume and nail polish with Feto Soap and J.Hannah Co. DJs No Kid$ and Babefool will be spinning vinyls all three days to keep the atmosphere festive as shoppers peruse each booth.



Free guest passes are available now at SXSW, or attendees can pick up a guest pass once they arrive at the fair. Visitors are encouraged to walk, bike, or take public transportation to the Fair. There are several bus routes with stops nearby the Palmer Events Center, including the 5, 10, 29, 30, 110, 450 + 484. Parking will also be available at the Palmer Events Center for $7.Currently in its 12th year, The Renegade Craft Fair began in Chicago in 2003 and quickly drew the attention of independent craft makers and enthusiasts from all over the nation. The event now draws over 250,000 shoppers to their 11 annual Fairs, occurring in 6 citiesspanning the globe: Chicago, IL; Brooklyn, NY; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Austin, TX; and London, UK.For more information about this event, please visit the Renegade Craft Fair website or Facebook event.
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