Craft Show Checklist

One thing that makes me happy is organization. Yes, I am that kind of person. So when I was preparing for my first craft show, I spent quite a bit of time putting together my own checklist so I would not forget anything. Now I’m sharing it with you. You can also download a PDF copy by clicking here.


  • Tent and weights
  • Folding tables
  • Ornament stand
  • Notecard stand
  • Magnet stand
  • Rotating necklace displays
  • Black step stool
  • Wicker baskets
  • Table fabric
  • Business card holder and cards
  • Banner & clips
  • Pricing tags and signage
  • Inventory
  • Mirror


  • Notepad
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Bag of clips: paper clips, butterfly clips, clothes pins
  • Hole punch
  • Screwdriver set
  • Stapler
  • Shims
  • Bag of twine, string, rubberbands
  • Small trash bags


  • Aspirin
  • Allergy medicine
  • Makeup
  • Sunscreen
  • Chapstick
  • Hairbrush
  • Tissues
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Hand wipes


  • Thank you postcards
  • Stickers for shopping bags
  • Tissue paper
  • Ribbon
  • Shopping bags
  • Start up cash
  • Cashbox
  • Receipt pads
  • Pens
  • Card reader
  • Phone
  • Calculator
  • We take credit cards sign
  • Vendor apron


  • Donated item for their raffle
  • Check and/or paperwork for event
  • Rubber mats to stand on
  • Craft bag with a craft to demonstrate
  • Strong glasses
  • Stool or chair
  • Cooler with drinks and snacks

Please leave a comment to let me know what YOU bring to your shows.

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