Monday, October 26, 2015

Rock Your Holiday Shopping at Funky Finds

Shop Local, Shop Handmade at the Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience

The Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience will be November 7th & 8th at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth. This free indoor event provides shoppers with the unique opportunity to keep their home decor, fashion, and gift giving purchases on point by providing stylish, original items created by over 100 independent artists, crafters, designers, & food makers.

As this event's following continues to grow each year, so does the competition among vendors of quality handmade crafts and artisans for the juried spaces at this show. One look and you'll be hooked! This season's market will welcome back familiar favorites along with a host of new handmade tastemakers sure to make you the standout star of this year's holiday gift exchange! Many vendors accept debit & credit cards, but it’s best to bring plenty of cash to make purchases.

WHEN:  10am-5pm, Saturday, November 7th and 11am-4pm, Sunday, November 8th

WHERE: Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3409 Burnett-Tandy Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76107
Small Exhibits Building (marked Poultry Barn)

ADMISSION: FREE! All ages and pets welcome! Parking fee payable by cash or credit card.


The event will also feature a charitable raffle with all proceeds benefiting The Humane Society of North Texas and Toys for Tots. Each vendor, sponsor & other generous business owners have donated high-quality raffle prizes to be given away throughout the event. Raffle tickets are $1.00 each and the first 75 attendees each day to purchase ten or more tickets will receive a Funky Finds shopping tote filled with tons of funky products, coupons & more!

The Humane Society will be facilitating on-site pet adoptions and the United States Marine Corps will be accepting donations. To date, Funky Finds has raised over $25,000.00 for local charities and over 100 animals have found a forever home at Funky Finds events! Santa Claus will also be in attendance! Children AND pets are welcome to snap a pic with Santa with a $5+ donation to the charities.

Funky Finds provides area residents with the opportunity to support a large number of local independent business owners & charitable organizations, as well as the chance to purchase unique items that are uniquely hand-crafted. This is a wonderful opportunity to support the local economy, local arts community, and purchase one-of-a-kind holiday gifts! The event is generously sponsored by Quackerbox Creations, Ltd., wildtoad toffee, Fort Worth Makerspace, Quirk Books, Plaid Enterprises, Brandy Austin Law Firm, PLLC, The Artful Village, and Right On! Graphics.

 For more information about this event, please contact Jessica Dougherty at 903-665-7954 or via e-mail at

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