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last-minute christmas crafty cincinnati shopping guide

Christmas will be here before you know it. Do you have all your presents lined up yet? We put together this guide of our favorite stores in Cincinnati that sell handmade goods. Check their websites for holiday hours! We also recommend checking out all the places in town where you can buy craft supplies — gift certificates for crafty classes make great gifts!

PS! We’re taking December off to relax with our friends and families, but in mid-January we’ll release the application info for our spring craft show, which is April 29, 2017, at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center in Cincinnati’s beautiful Gaslight District. If you’re interested in being a vendor at the show, keep following our website, Facebook or Twitter and sign up for our e-newsletter to be notified of when we post the application! Also read our handy crafter FAQ here.

Places to buy handmade gifts in Cincinnati

Handzy Shop + Studio

  • 15 W. Pike St., Covington, KY; (859) 261-0493

High Street

  • 1401 Reading Road, Over-the-Rhine; 513-723-1901

The Hoop and Needle

  • 4019 Hamilton Ave., Northside; 513-283-0580

Indigenous

  • 2010 Madison Road, O’Bryonville; 513-321-3750

Indigo Hippo

  • 1301 Main St., Over-the-Rhine; 513-918-4917

Lentz and Co.

  • 339 Ludlow Ave., Clifton; 513-739-0193

MiCA 12/v

  • 1201 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine; 513-533-1974

NVISION

  • 4577 Hamilton Ave., Northside; 513-542-4577

Redtree Art Gallery and Coffee Shop

  • 3210 Madison Road, Oakley; 513-321-8733

Robot Inside

  • 11153 Main St., Sharonville; (513) 652-8539

Queen City Clay

  • 3130 Wasson Road, Hyde Park; (866) GET-CLAY

Your Friends & Neighbors

  • 2803 Woodburn Ave., East Walnut Hills; (513) 258-8461

And don’t forget local art museums’ gift shops!

21c Museum Hotel

  • 609 Walnut St., Downtown; 513-578-6600

Cincinnati Art Museum 

  • 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams; 877-472-4226

Contemporary Arts Center

  • 44 E. Sixth St., Downtown; 513-345-8400

Taft Museum of Art

  • 316 Pike St., Downtown; 513-241-0343

handmade options for last-minute shoppers in cincinnati

It’s just days until Christmas. Do you know where your presents are? If you don’t already have all your shopping done, there’s no need to panic! We put together this guide for you of our favorite stores in Cincinnati where you can shop for last-minute handmade gifts. We also recommend checking out all the places in town where you can buy craft supplies — gift certificates for crafty classes make great gifts!

PS! We’re taking December off to relax with our friends and families, but in mid-January we’ll release the application info for our spring craft show, which will be May 7, 2016, at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center in Cincinnati’s beautiful Gaslight District! If you’re interested in being a vendor at the show, keep following our website, Facebook or Twitter and sign up for our e-newsletter to be notified of when we post the application! You may also like our handy crafter FAQ here.

Buy Handmade in Cincinnati for Christmas

High Street

  • 1401 Reading Road, Over-the-Rhine
  • 513-723-1901
  • Monday, Dec. 21: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 22: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Hoop and Needle

  • 4019 Hamilton Ave., Northside
  • 513-283-0580
  • Tuesday, Dec. 22: noon to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: noon to 6 p.m.

Indigenous

  • 2010 Madison Road, O’Bryonville
  • 513-321-3750
  • Monday, Dec. 21: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 22: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lentz and Co.

  • 339 Ludlow Ave., Clifton
  • 513-739-0193
  • Monday, Dec. 21: 2 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 22: 2 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: 2 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: 2 to 6 p.m.

MiCA 12/v

  • 1201 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine
  • 513-533-1974
  • Monday, Dec. 21: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 22: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

NVISION

  • 4577 Hamilton Ave., Northside
  • 513-542-4577
  • Monday, Dec. 21: call to check, Tuesday, Dec. 22: call to check, Wednesday, Dec. 23: noon to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: noon to 6 p.m.

Park + Vine

  • 1202 Main St., Over-the-Rhine
  • 513-721-7275
  • Monday, Dec. 21: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 22: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Redtree Art Gallery and Coffee Shop

  • 3210 Madison Road, Oakley
  • 513-321-8733
  • Monday, Dec. 21: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 22: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rock Paper Scissors

  • 1301 Main St., Over-the-Rhine
  • 937-479-1405
  • Tuesday, Dec. 22: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

And don’t forget local art museums’ gift shops!

21c Museum Hotel

  • 609 Walnut St., Downtown
  • 513-578-6600
  • Every day: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Cincinnati Art Museum 

  • 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams
  • 877-472-4226
  • Tuesday, Dec. 22: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contemporary Arts Center

  • 44 E. Sixth St., Downtown
  • 513-345-8400
  • Monday, Dec. 21: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Taft Museum of Art

  • 316 Pike St., Downtown
  • 513-241-0343
  • Tuesday, Dec. 22: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

last-minute handmade shopping in cincinnati

It's five days until Christmas. Do you have all your shopping done? No need to panic! We collected this info about local stores in Cincinnati that have handmade gifts and holiday hours!

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last-minute christmas gifts in cincinnati

Need last-minute Christmas gifts? Shop local! Here are some of our fave places to shop and their open hours leading up to Christmas.

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indie craft shows of the midwest: holiday 2012

October, November and December are our favorite months of the year because it's craft show season! The Midwest has tons of great indie craft shows coming up this fall and pre-Christmas. Many of the shows are accepting applications now, if you're interested in selling!

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holiday show vendor list is live!

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for: Our list of vendors for the holiday 2011 Crafty Supermarket is up!

More than a third of our 50+ crafters are new to the show, but many of your perennial favorites will be back, too! Just for fun, here’s a pie chart of our vendors’ geographical distribution:

And you can still get involved with the show, in any of the following ways:

Is it gonna be the best show ever? We think so!