GIFTY 2021

GIFTY 2022: A Holiday Celebration of Local Creative Culture

Save the date for three days of the best shopping in the Bay Area. Find all your holiday gifts made by a variety of local artists, craftspeople, and Crucible faculty. With metalworkers, ceramicists, jewelers, artisan bath suppliers, chandlers, and so much more, you are sure to find something for everyone on your list.

In between shopping, catch our expert faculty leading live demonstrations in Neon & Light, Glass Flameworking, Blacksmithing, and more! There will also be family-friendly paid and free hands-on activities. And while you explore, enjoy seasonal treats, delicious beverages, and $25 off every Crucible class. 

This is a great way to support local artists and learn more about the many different classes offered at The Crucible.

Please note: Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result within the last 72 hours will be required by all those over the age of 12 to enter the building. Masks will be required unless eating or drinking in designated areas, and non-compliance will warrant removal from the event.

Date and Time

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

Members-Only Preview Night

Fri, December 2, 2021 | 5:30-9pm


Free for all!


The Crucible
1260 7th St. Oakland, CA 94607

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test required for all ages 12 and up


Event Highlights

Save the date to celebrate the creative community here in the Bay Area. Shop local artisans, see live industrial art demonstrations, participate in hands-on activities, explore our 56,000 sq ft. studio, and much more!

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Live Demos

Watch live demonstrations by our expert faculty in Blacksmithing, Glass Flameworking, Woodworking, and Neon & Light.
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Hands-On Activities

There’s something for everyone at GIFTY. Families can enjoy free and paid hands-on activities like polymer clay, handmade wrapping paper, and more!
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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.

Member Preview Night

Don’t miss our special members-only preview night Friday, December 2 from 5:30–9 pm, where Crucible members can get first dibs on all of our incredible vendors! This invite-only event features member-exclusive perks like an open bar and a special surprise gift.

Become A Member

GIFTY 2022 Vendors

Applications will open for GIFTY 2022 in late Spring. Space is limited, so we encourage you to apply early. You can sign up to be notified when applications open. If you have any questions/constraints, please email [email protected] before applying.

Stay tuned for our 2022 GIFTY vendor announcement!