GIFTY 2021

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


We Want You To Vend at GIFTY

Applications open: Monday, August 1, 2022
Applications close: Monday, September 5, 2022
Accepted vendors will be notified the week of September 11, 2022

As a GIFTY vendor, you’ll engage with more than 3,000 shoppers eager to support local entrepreneurs. Vendor categories include Bath & Body, Food & Drink, Glass, Homewares, Leather & Textiles, Paper & Mixed Media, Ceramics, Jewelry, and more.

A minimum of 20% of vendor spots are reserved for BIPOC artisans. Priority will be given to vendors who live and/or make their products in the Bay Area, practice a craft taught at The Crucible, or bring something unique to the event’s offerings.

Booth (10′ x 10′) – $400
Table (8′ x 6′) – $300
Staff & Faculty Discount Table – $200

Discounted spots may be available for qualifying low-income vendors.

Returning vendors are invited to refer a vendor friend. If both of you are accepted, you will each get 10% off your booth or table fee. Please note, both vendors must be accepted to receive a discount.

Vendors who purchase a booth or table must be available to participate for the full duration of the event Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday.

Apply To Vend

Member Preview Night

Don’t miss our exclusive members-only preview night on Friday, December 2 from 5:30–9pm, 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.


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.

Stay tuned for our 2022 GIFTY vendor announcement!