GIFTY 2022

GIFTY 2022: A Holiday Celebration of Local Creative Culture

GIFTY, The Crucible’s annual Craft Show & Open House returns this December 2-4. Join us for three days of the best shopping in the Bay Area. Find holiday gifts made by local artists, craftspeople, and Crucible faculty. From one-a-kind sculpture to functional pottery to locally made soaps and more, find something for everyone on your list at GIFTY.

In between shopping, enjoy family-friendly activities and demonstrations. And make sure to stop by our bar for refreshments and snacks. More event details to come!

GIFTY is a great way to support local artists and learn more about our maker community. We’ll see you there.

Please note: Proof of vaccination will be required by all visitors ages 12 and over who enter the building. Masks will be required unless eating or drinking in designated areas.

Date and Time

Sat, December 3, 2022 | 11am-6pm
Sun, December 4, 2022 | 11am-4pm

Members-Only Preview Night

Fri, December 2, 2022 | 6-8pm


Free for all!


The Crucible
1260 7th St. Oakland, CA 94607


GIFTY 2022 Vendors

This year’s GIFTY will be jam-packed with dozens of vendors selling local, hand-made, and artisan goods! Come ready to support the Bay Area’s local artisans and craftspeople.

Bath & Body
Food & Drink
Home Decor
Paper and Mixed Media

And don’t miss our talented faculty vendors!

We’ll be adding more names to the list right up until the start of the event. Check back often!


Member Preview Night

Don’t miss our exclusive members-only preview night on Friday, December 2 from 6-8pm, where Crucible members get first dibs on the best Bay Area holiday shopping! This invite-only event features member-exclusive perks like an open bar, snacks,  and a special surprise gift.

Event Highlights

Celebrate the creative community here in the Bay Area. See live industrial art demonstrations, participate in hands-on activities, explore our 56,000-square-foot studio, and more!

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Live Demos

Watch live demonstrations by our expert faculty in Blacksmithing, Enameling, Foundry, Glass Blowing, Neon, and Woodworking.
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Hands-On Activities

There’s something for everyone at GIFTY. Families can enjoy free and paid hands-on activities like Mexican tin art and ceramic keepsakes.
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Food & Drink

Enjoy an adult beverage at the Crucible bar, or grab a bite outside at the food trucks. Stay tuned for food and beverage announcements.
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Raffle Prizes

Youth can enter to win a free refurbished ride from our Bike Shop and adults can enter to win a free 3-Hour Taster class.
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Shop New Crucible Merch

We’ve been working on some new products that will debut at our holiday event. Don’t miss your chance to grab one of these collectible keepsakes—more details to come.
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25% Off Crucible Classes

Don’t miss this GIFTY exclusive! Get 25% off when you register for any class during our event weekend.

Giving Back at GIFTY

Support The Crucible’s Industrial Arts Programming

Vendors can participate in Giving Back at GIFTY, by donating an item(s) for The Crucible to sell, with proceeds going toward our scholarship programs. Stay tuned to learn more about our participating Giving Back at GIFTY vendors.