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34th Islandwide Crafts & Food Expo finally makes triumphant return 

‘The little craft fair that could’ fights through pandemic cancellations, family loss (Nov. 19, 2023)

Quick facts

  • Proper title of event:  Islandwide Crafts & Food Expo

  • Begun in 1987 by Founding Expo Director Caroline M. Infante

  • Held every Black Friday weekend at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Family-run, kamaaina small business in Hawaii that supports hundreds of other small businesses through our events

  • Typically draws 200 to 300 vendors and about 20,000 shoppers

  • A Hawaii holiday tradition for decades! Named Hawaii's "Best Holiday Market" by Food & Wine magazine in 2019 and in its subsequent update in 2022.

Islandwide Crafts & Food Expo, Honolulu, Hawaii - Christmas craft fair
Islandwide Crafts & Food Expo, Honolulu, Hawaii - Christmas craft fair
Islandwide Crafts & Food Expo, Honolulu, Hawaii - Christmas craft fair
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