About Us

Full of creatives who are experts at their craft, this indie craft fair is the Midwest’s celebration of the handmade movement.  Founded in 2011, The Strawberry Swing has become a Kansas City tradition, with two fairs: The Summer Swing and The Holiday Swing.  In 2015, we added the First Annual Spring Swing and a Fall Swing Pop-Up, too! A fair for every season.

Our goal is to create an indie craft event that becomes nationally known as a “place to be” for all lovers of handmade and recycled/upcycled items.  Buzzfeed recently recognized us as just that: one of the Top 35 Indie Craft Fairs in the World! We support small businesses and the handmade craft movement.

Our past events have included food trucks, a photo booth, live music and 75+ vendors!  The Swing has donated a percentage of vendor fees to different non-profits, as well as raised money for Harvesters, Rosedale Ridge After School Program, The Family Conservancy, and Great Plains SPCA to help the hungry and those in need in Kansas City.

Want to be part of this awesome experience?

Apply to be a Vendor or a Sponsor or attend as a guest!  Attending the event is {free}.  


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