Apple Pie Crafts Fair

Enjoy over 100 booths of crafts on the Newport Town Common!

One of New England’s best and longest-running craft fairs.

Sat. Aug. 25th | 9am-3pm

The 2018 Fair is coming, and we could not be more excited about the 130+ booths of handmade crafts that will be featured on the Newport Town Common this year!  Rain or shine.

Saturday, August 25, 2018   9am-3pm
Newport Town Common   *   Rain or Shine

Fairgoers enjoy the Apple Pie Crafts Fair     Photo Credits (All photos on this page):  Amanda Perkins Photography

This year marks the 45th Annual Apple Pie Crafts Fair–one of New England’s longest running craft fairs on the Newport Town Common!  Every year, more than 2000 New Englanders make their way to Newport from all around the state of New Hampshire, and New England to enjoy 100+ booths of handmade crafts, including pottery, woodworking, glass, fiber arts and more. The fair also features live music, an apple pie contest & sale, and the Firemens’ Famous Chicken Barbecue.

Apple pies for the apple pie contest & sale abound in the big tent in the middle of the Common

In addition to all of the festivities on the Town Common, fairgoers will also enjoy the Richards Library Festival that features an outstanding book sale, cookie walk, crafts for kids, a children’s tent, and lunch on the library porch.


Do you have an award-winning apple pie recipe?  Put it to the test at the favorite Apple Pie Contest!  The only rules stipulate that the main ingredient of pies must be apples, and that only the first twelve pies entered will be considered for judging in the contest.  Drop off pies at the Library Arts Center from 11am-4pm on Fri. Aug. 24, or on the morning of the Fair from 8am-10pm at the big tent in the middle of the Common.  No entry fee.  One entry per family, please.


Pies of all kinds are baked by members of the Arts Center community and sold to benefit Arts Center programs.  If you would like to donate a pie or two, please drop off at the Library Arts Center on Friday, Aug. 24 from 11am-4pm, or the morning of the Fair from 8-10am at “Pie Headquarters”–the big tent at the Center of the Common.  Complimentary pie tins are available at the Library Arts Center.

The Apple Pie Crafts Fair is proudly presented by the the Library Arts Center Gallery & Studio–a non-profit community arts organization in the heart of downtown Newport, New Hampshire.  Proceeds from Fair booth sales & the pie sale benefit the Arts Center’s exhibits & programs.


Contact us at to be added to the booth waiting list.

Click to download the Apple Pie Crafts Fair 2018 Application Form
* VENDOR REGISTRATION IS FULL for 2018.  Please DO NOT send in a registration form/payment unless you have confirmation from the Library Arts Center that a space is available for you.

AGAIN IN 2018!  We are offering several different sizes for booth spaces in 2018.  In past fairs, we have only offered the 15’x15′ size, but this year we are also offering a smaller 10’x10′ space for crafters who may not need as much space.  Please see the map of the Common to note the distinction.   (note:  fee is for space only and does not include tables, chairs, etc.)


10’x10′ Booth Space on the Common Interior:  $55.00  

15’x15′ Booth Space on the Common Perimeter:  $65.00  

To see the map of the Common with the distinction between the two booth types, click: Vendor Map – Interior and Perimeter Booths for 2018

  • We have a VERY small quota for non-craft booths.  *THIS QUOTA IS FILLED for 2018, and we are no longer able to offer space for non-craft booths.
  • Spaces for FOOD VENDORS are available.

To be added to our crafter email list to receive first notice of the application for the Apple Pie Crafts Fair in 2019, please email your name and email address to: info [at] libraryartscenter [dot] org  with the line “Please add me to the Apple Pie Vendor Email List!”