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36th Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival

Saturday, September 7, 2024 – Sunday, September 8, 2024, 10:00am – 4:00pm

The 2024 Laudholm show promises seaside hospitality and professional vitality on the Maine coast, with new and returning artists welcoming faithful shoppers. It's at the top of things-to-do lists for the weekend after Labor Day.


Not Required


  • Members: $5
  • Non-Members: $10


Laudholm Campus

About the Festival

The Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival is a juried event highlighting many of New England's most skilled creative people. It attracts thousands of visitors who appreciate their fine work. The event is held every September on the weekend after Labor Day. Music and food round out the festival, which is a major fundraiser for Laudholm Trust, the nonprofit that supports the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve.


  • This is a smoke- and vape-free facility.
  • Pets and assistance animals are not allowed on the site.
  • See our Helpful Info page for additional guidance and our complete Rules for Public Use.

2024 Exhibitors

To be announced this summer.

Food & Drink

To be announced.


    To be announced.

    Help Promote the Event

    An event like this one is best shared with others. We know many families and long-time friends who meet up at the crafts festival. Perfect strangers often find kindred art lovers among the audience.

    Remind your friends: wells reserve dot org stroke crafts. It's the weekend after Labor Day!


    Over 130 volunteers are needed to make the Crafts Festival a success. Can you help? FMI on becoming a Craft Festival volunteer, contact Lynne Benoit at or call 207-646-1555 x118.


    Thanks again to the generous sponsors of the 36th Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival:

    Want to Be an Exhibitor?

    If you are interested in exhibiting at the 37th Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival on September 6-7, 2025, please visit

    Turn Left for Event Entrance

    The public entrance to the Crafts Festival is our main driveway off of Skinner Mill Road, which bears left off of Laudholm Farm Road. Don't trust your GPS. Watch for the signs. Coming from Kennebunkport or Kennebunk Lower Village? Skinner Mill Road connects to Route 9.

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