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Market: International Folk Art Market


Where:  The Green at College Park on UT Arlington Campus
700 S. Center St.
Arlington, TX 76010
When:  Jun 14 - Jun 16
7–11pm Thursday, June 14; 8am–8pm Friday, June 15; 8am–2pm Saturday, June 16 during Family Day.
Price:  See below.
Phone:  817/271-5809
Web:  folkartmarket.org/arlington
Map:  Click for map
The world’s largest International Folk Art Market returns to Arlington on June 14-16 for its second year, bringing with it global folk art from 30 different countries, international cuisine, live entertainment, family-friendly activities, VIP events, and more. 

Seventy-five percent of profits go home with the artists to benefit their families and communities. Mediums will include jewelry, beadwork, basketry, carvings, ceramics, glasswork, metalwork, paintings, mixed media, sculpture, textiles, musical instruments, and home goods, from artists who have traveled from countries such as Italy, Ghana, Uzbekistan, Nigeria, Ukraine, South Sudan, Myanmar, Peru and countless others.

Midnight in Morocco VIP Preview Party: Thursday, June 14, 7-11pm. Includes authentic Moroccan cuisine, spiced cocktails, belly dancing, henna tattoos, street musicians, and more. Tickets are $150 and include all-day market access on Friday and Saturday.

Early bird shopping: Friday, June 15, 8-9am. Tickets are $25 and include all-day market access on Friday and Saturday.

Friday market: Friday, June 15, 9am-8pm. Tickets $10 online or $15 at the door. Admission is free for youth, ages 16 and younger.

Saturday market: Saturday, June 16, 8am-12pm. Tickets $10 online or $15 at the door. Admission is free for youth, ages 16 and younger.

Saturday afternoon community market: Saturday, June 16, 12-2pm. No tickets required/free admission for all.

Family Day Saturday & Children’s Passport Project: Saturday, June 16, 8am-2pm. Young children and their families are invited to participate in the Passport Project by receiving a special Market passport to explore around the world, “visit” a list of countries/artists and get their passport stamped. After completing their itinerary, a refreshing treat will be provided to celebrate their travels. Participation is free.

This event or venue can accommodate children with special needs.

The lawn and event space are all wheelchair accessible.
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