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! It was {so much} fun:  

Join us for The 5th Annual Summer Swing Saturday, August 1st at The Historic Alexander Majors Barn {8201 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO} from 10am – 6pm {find more details on our Events page}.


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.  We also support saving our environment through the sale of recycled or ‘upcycled’ items.  {is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value}

Our past events have included food trucks, a photo booth, live music and 60+ vendors!  The Swing has donated 10% of all vendor fees to Rosedale Ridge, a non-profit organization, striving to foster community and hope through after school programming.

Want to be part of this awesome experience?

Apply to be a vendor or a Sponsor attend as a guest!  Attending the event is {free}.  The first 100 guests who bring a canned good or monetary donation for Harvesters Food Bank will receive a swag bag, including items donated by vendors & sponsors, too!


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