Kids Makers Market



BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity (130 Pine Street, Northampton, MA MA)

Young crafters, makers, cooks, and creatives are invited to vend their handmade wares on Saturday, May 18, 2024, 2-5pm, at BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity. Area arts businesses will round out the afternoon Kids Makers Mart on-site, and up the street at the Florence Civic Center a consecutive craft experience—Yet Another Queer Pop-Up Market—will be underway.

At BOMBYX, youth ages 6 to 18 are invited to vend handmade items, jewelry, food, art, & crafts. (Signup for caretakers can be found here:

Alongside kid vendors will be local arts businesses:

  • High Five Books, reading with families throughout the day and vending books and creative supplies.
  • Art Always, selling ART TO GO kits and hosting a free Craft Bar where families can choose supplies to create with at home.
  • Little Roots, offering a “Peaceful Percussion” Instrument Petting Zoo.
  • Resilient Community Arts, hosting a tote bag-decorating table.
  • Wake the Dead Donuts vending their hot, fresh mini donuts.

Shoppers are also encouraged to visit the second Yet Another Queer Pop-Up Market at the Florence Civic Center, just up Pine Street from BOMBYX, to round out a craft-tastic day for families and craft supporters. Yet Another Queer Pop-Up Market, proudly sponsored by Colorful Resilience, Bloom Local and several other local community businesses, will feature over 60 BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ makers, rain or shine, from 9am-5pm. Resilient Community Arts will be on-hand hosting a bandana/handkerchief tie-dye station. In addition there will be Florence food purveyors Ginger Love Cafe, and The Zen Frog with treats from Lemon Bakery.