Firefly Artisan Fair

An outdoor night market celebrating Nashville’s creative community

MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER CRAFT FAIR,

IT'S AN EXPERIENCE

In one night, guests can buy handmade art from Nashville artists, make art together, watch art being made, be inspired to create art, and build community under the stars. This event is for people of all ages and is family friendly.

Art has the power to illuminate, to transform, to educate, inspire and motivate. This event will highlight the arts in Nashville and call attention to the many artist of our area. This artisan night market will bring our community together to enjoy the work of 40+ local artisans, music, food, craftsman demonstrations and an interactive public art project. 

WHEN

5-9 PM
Saturday, October 22, 2022

WHERE

1416 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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BUY HANDMADE ART

Firefly Artisan Fair features handmade work from 30+ Nashville artisans. Support your local artists and stock up early for the holidays!

Larry & Tracey Rogers demonstrate Raku firing during Firefly Artisan Fair
WATCH ART BEING MADE

One of guests favorite part of Firefly Artisan Fair is watching artists making their craft. Get a front row seat as they work in mediums like wood, clay, glass, and paint.

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MAKE ART

Guests are invited to participate in a larger art experience where we will make art together.  This year we have muralist, Terrell Johnson, designing and leading our art project.

Sarah Ruzic and Amanda Armstrong talk with Amanda Jarrett at Firefly Artisan Fair
BE INSPIRED TO CREATE ART

Nashville Creative outlets and organizations will be in attendance to illuminate their programs and resources so guests can join in and be creative themselves. 

Our 2022 featured artisans are...

WHEN BUNNIES FLY | ALYSSA KATE DESIGNS | ANNA MARTIN ART | JUST US PRINT STUDIO | RECLAIMED JEWELRY | BC POTS | CAMCO STUDIO | BLACK POPPY EMPORIUM | BLUE BEAR | THINGS WITH FLAIR | LUCKY CLOWN | MINERAL HAUS | HANNAH VAUGHN GOGH | WHAT NATURE LEAVES | JUNIPER BERRY DESIGN | JENNIE OKON | IBU TEXTILES | PARE CANDLE COMPANY | BUBO HANDMADE | TANGLED TILES | LEEBEE POTTERY | LAW DESIGNS | MADISON PITTS ART | YOMAMAS JEWELRY | PEANUT BUTTER & PICKLE PRESS | INHALE.ARTZ | MELISSA SMITH ARTS | GOOSE LEMON | SARAH CLINTON ART | CLAYFUL TINKER | IT’S PLUSH! | THORNTON METALS | STACY LEIGH BOOKTIQUE | ART WITH DR. A | TRISHA PEAN ART | NASHVILLE COTTON CANDY COMPANY | MIDNIGHT COWGIRL | ALL CROCHETED UP

What our artists love about Nashville:
DEMONSTRATING ARTISTS

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS

We could not do this event with out their partnership!



FEATURING NASHVILLE'S BEST FOOD

CONTACT

Thank you for your interest in Firefly Artisan Fair! The artist deadline to apply was July 15th!

Volunteers are a vital part of the success of Firefly each year. We are looking for fun and friendly volunteers to help support our team and artists on October 22nd. Please fill out the form if you are interested. 

For questions please contact: Lyndy Rutledge

615-242-0346

or email:

fireflyartisanfair@gmail.com

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How much are tickets?

Firefly Artisan Fair is a FREE event with FREE parking. Parking is limited though, so we suggest using Ride Share to get here! 

Are there activities for kids?

Firefly Artisan Fair is a family friendly event! Four legged friends are welcome as well. We have a Kid’s Booth where children can make an art project. And most kid’s favorite part of Firefly is the firepit where you can make S’mores!

What's the best time to come?

Firefly starts at 5pm, but we think the best time to come is after the sun goes down and Firefly Artisan Fair is lit up with lights!

Is it pet friendly?

Yes, Firefly Artisan Fair is pet friendly event. We just ask you keep your furry friends on a leash. 

Is this an indoor or outdoor event?

Firefly Artisan Fair is an outdoor market under the stars and will go on rain or shine! Each artisan will have a tent with their handmade goods. 

Where do I park? Do I have to pay to park?

Parking is FREE and we will have signs and volunteers to guide you exactly where to park. We will have handicap accessible parking. Parking is limited, so we recommend using Ride Share to get here. 

All of our featured artists are listed above and are all based in Nashville. 

Applications were open via this website between May 1st – July 15th for Nashville based artists. We are full for 2022. We hope you will apply next year! 

What is Firefly Artisan Fair?

In one night, guests can buy handmade art from Nashville artists, make art together, watch art being made, be inspired to create art, and build community under the stars. This event is for people of all ages and is family friendly.

Do you have food and alcohol?

We will have 2 savory food trucks: Loaded Hoss Burgers, and Lady Dawgs. We will have beer from ML Rose, and deserts from The Cheesecake Society and Pearson’s Popcorn.  

What type of artists will be selling their work?

We will have 40+ artisans from all different mediums and price ranges. In the past we have had artist who do woodworking, ceramics, jewelry, paintings, fabrics, candles, and more.