Renegade Craft Fair, one of the country's best-known and well-curated traveling craft fairs, stops in Los Angeles twice a year for seasonal outdoor market weekends boasting more than 275 local and global artisans, crafts and games, food trucks, giveaways and more. Here's everything you need to know about the Fair before it stops through L.A. next.
When is the next L.A. Renegade Craft Fair?
The fair will be in L.A. the weekend of Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11 from 10am to 5pm.
Where does it take place, and how can I get there?
Renegade Craft Fair takes place Downtown in Grand Park, 200 North Broadway, rain or shine. The closest Metro stop is the Civic Center/Grand Park stop off the red or purple lines. Uber is offering a free $15 ride to first-time users with the code RCF2016.
Is entry free?
Yep! Though if you do choose to drive, street parking is metered and nearby lots will cost you around $8 to $20.
Can I bring my dog?
You bet! Pups are allowed, as long as they're leashed.
What can I do there besides shop?
Seasonal food and drink will be on offer, in addition to hands-on craft workshops, immersive features, special events, performances and more.
How can I get involved with Renegade Craft Fair?
There are plenty of ways to help out. Apply on the RCF website to be a craft vendor, workshop leader, food or drink vendor, volunteer, sponsor or partner.
Anything else I should know?
So glad you asked! Time Out L.A. partners up with Renegade Craft Fair each season to offer attendees the chance to win more than $1,500 worth of goods from the fair. Check out our last giveaway here, and stay tuned for this season's list of goodies up for grabs!
Looking for more seasonal markets?
L.A. has a wealth of seasonal craft fairs you can browse if the big department stores just aren't your bag. These markets are great for finding unique gifts handmade by local artisans, and as a bonus, showing up at one of these markets is an easy way to get into the Christmas spirit. Just add hot chocolate and you'll be on your way.