Craft & Artisan Fairs

Craft Show?  Artisan Fair?  Flea market?  From 10 to over 200 booths, big or small we do it all! With over 32,000 square feet of space in three interconnected and climate controlled buildings, we are unique in northwest Indiana because we can offer you eleven different venue options, based on the number of booths you are planning for. Exceptional events happen here because the Porter County Expo Center has over 30 years of experience in planning thousands of events. Our experienced and professional event staff will be with you every step of the way.

The first step in planning your craft or artisan fair is to select the Porter County Expo Center facility that will best suit your needs and budget. Within each venue, you can choose from a menu of options to customize your event without breaking the bank. Scroll down this page to review our venues.

Craft & Artisan Fairs Up To 10 Booths Icon

Expo Banquet Room Two is perfect for the smaller and more intimate type of event. It can accommodate up to 10 booths. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Concessions are not available in this option. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. This space is 1,728 square feet (27' x 64'), carpeted and air conditioned.

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Expo Banquet Room One is larger, but still retains the atmosphere for the more intimate type of events. It can accommodate up to 23 booths. Concessions may be served from our caterer's prep kitchen. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, concessions seating area, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. This space is 3,264 square feet (51' x 64'), carpeted and air conditioned.

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By combining Expo Banquet Rooms One and Two, we can provide space for a larger event without it feeling cavernous. It can accommodate up to 33 booths. Concessions may be served from our caterer's prep kitchen. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, concessions seating area, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. This space is 4,992 square feet (78' x 64'), carpeted and air conditioned.

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The 4H building is a perfect choice for a more casual and larger event. It can accommodate up to 50 booths which includes a concessions area. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. This space is 8,150 square feet (63' x 144'), air conditioned with a concrete floor.

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The Expo East building is also a great choice for a more casual and larger event. It can accommodate up to 56 booths which includes a concessions area. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. This space is 9,328 square feet (106' x 88'), air conditioned with a concrete floor.

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Craft & Artisan Fairs Up To 68 Booths Icon

Expo Main Hall is the best choice for larger events that still wish to retain a more formal atmosphere. It can accommodate up to 68 booths. Concessions may be served from our caterer's prep kitchen. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, concessions seating area, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. This space is 9,840 square feet (82' x 120'), carpeted and air conditioned.

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When combining Expo Main Hall and Banquet Room One, an even larger event is possible with a more formal atmosphere. It can accommodate up to 91 booths. Concessions may be served from our caterer's prep kitchen or a separate concessions area can be designated. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, concessions area, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. This space is 13,104 square feet, carpeted and air conditioned.

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Craft & Artisan Fairs Up To 101 Booths Icon

The Expo Main Building, which includes the Expo Main Hall along with Banquet Rooms One and Two, can accommodate up to 101 booths. Concessions may be served from our caterer's prep kitchen or a separate concessions are can be designated. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, concessions area, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. This space is a whopping 14,832 square feet, carpeted and air conditioned.

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By combining our Expo East Building with our 4H Building, we can offer you another great option for the more casual events. The buildings are connected with an enclosed link. This option can accommodate up to 106 booths, which includes a concessions area. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. These buildings have a combined 17,478 square feet. Both are air conditioned with concrete floors.

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The combination of the Expo Main Building and the Expo East Building offers you yet another option for larger events. The buildings are connected with an enclosed link. This option can accommodate up to 167 booths, which includes a concessions area. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. These buildings have a combined 24,160 square feet. Both buildings are air conditioned. The Expo Main Building has carpeted floors and the floors in the Expo East Building are concrete.

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When we combine the Expo Main Building, the Expo East Building and the 4H Building, we have what we like to call the 'go big or go home' option for events. The buildings are connected with an enclosed links. This option can accommodate up to 217 booths, which includes a concessions area. Capacity is estimated based on booth size of 8' x 10'. Please note that the addition of reception tables, stages, workshop or seminar areas, or larger booth sizes may further reduce the booth capacity. These buildings have a combined 32,310 square feet. All three buildings are air conditioned. The Expo Main Building has carpeted floors and the floors in the Expo East and 4H Buildings are concrete.

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Ready to begin event planning for your craft or artisan fair? Click on the RFP button to complete and electronically submit a request for proposal.

Submitting a Request For Proposal does not guarantee date availability or costs. It is simply a tool we use to start your event planning. Dates and facilities are only guaranteed when a contract is executed and any necessary deposits are paid. 7% Indiana sales tax is added to all invoices. Prices are subject to change.