General Information

For the past 25 years, the First Baptist Church in Essex has sponsored a juried Annual Arts and Craft Fair on the Essex Town Green.  Both locals and visitors to the area enjoy shopping the 60+ booths that fill the Town Green with unique, handcrafted artwork.  Admission is free to the public.

Essex is located on the Connecticut River, about four miles north of Long Island Sound.  Easy to reach from any direction, Essex is also the home of the very popular Essex Steam Train and has had the distinction of being voted “The Best Small Town in America.”

What: 26th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair

When: Saturday, August 18th, 2018, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

GPS Location Address:  12 Main Street, Essex (this is the Post Office address which is located next to the Town Green).

2 thoughts on “General Information

  1. We attended the fair this weekend for the first time and had a great time, we will be regulars! One of the crafters was selling a children’s book about Monster Boy. He was from New Orleans and we forgot to get a business card and wanted to buy a book. Can you help us?

  2. I just spoke with Barbara Boutot at a show and she gave me the name of your show. I am looking forward to finding out more about your event and getting an application. I make hand dyd and painted silk scarves and clothing. Thank you.

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