What to Expect
If you are a lover of arts & crafts, you’ll want to be in Myrtle Beach the weekend of August 2nd. The 37th Annual Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival is located at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, which is in the heart of the city, on 21st Ave North. The Craftsmen’s Classic is hosted by Gilmore Enterprises and started in 1982. Since then, this festival has become a tradition in Myrtle Beach.
Artists from all across America participate in the Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival. It’s one of the most popular indoor summer shows in the Grand Strand. This show is a multiple winner of Sunshine Artist “200 Best” awards and consistently awarded the “Top 20 Events” award by The Southeast Tourism Society.
There are a wide variety of items you can find at the Craftsmen’s Classic. Enjoy viewing and buying items like woodwork, paintings, jewelry, photography, homemade goods, pottery, glass blown figures and a multitude of other unique items that you can’t find anywhere else. If you like art and anything homemade, the Craftsmen’s Classic is an event you don’t want to miss.
Event Dates, Hours, & Pricing
Dates & Hours
- Friday, August 2nd: 10AM to 6PM
- Saturday, August 3rd: 10AM to 6PM
- Sunday, August 4th: 11AM to 5PM
- Parking: $5/day
- Adult Admission: $8
- Child (ages 6-12) Admission: $1
Food vendors are available inside the venue. As a result, no outside food or drink are allowed!
Where to Stay
Whether you are selling or buying at the Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts festival in Myrtle Beach, you’ll want to stay close-by.
Breakers Resort is in walking distance to the Convention Center, located directly down 21st Ave North. When you spend your days walking around the 250,000 feet of event space at the event, you’ll want a place to relax. Breakers Resort offers 14 water amenities, 4 food and beverage options, and one to four-bedroom condos. Everything you need is right here.
Camelot by the Sea
Camelot by the Sea is just a few doors down from the Breakers Resort, located on 20th Ave North, just one block away from the Convention Center. Camelot offers plenty of pools, hot tubs and a lazy river to float around in after you’ve bought your unique treasures at the Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival. Or you can stay inside and watch a DVD with the family when you retire back to the resort for the night.