ORIGINALS – THE SPRING CRAFT SALE
MARCH 31 – APRIL 3, 2016

ABOUT THE SHOW

Originals – The Spring Craft Sale is Ottawa’s most unique spring shopping event, bringing together the very best handmade talent, from all across Canada to the Nation’s Capital, for four unforgettable days.

Held at the impressive and spacious EY Centre, Originals – The Spring Craft Sale features 180 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers mingling with shoppers and displaying their works for them to behold, making this a wonderfully intimate and interactive experience.

There is an incredible assortment of quality Canadian handmade goods to choose from, including fashion pieces, stunning jewellery, home décor, fine art, sculptures, natural body care, delicious gourmet treats, and more. Shoppers of all ages are sure to be delighted as they discover truly one-of-a-kind items, making this the can’t-miss spring shopping event of the season.

HOURS

March 31 – April 3, 2016
Thursday 11am – 9pm
Friday 11am – 9pm
Saturday 11am – 6pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm

LOCATION

EY Centre
Hall 3
4899 Uplands Drive
Ottawa, ON

ADMISSION

General Admission $7
17  & under FREE

Onsite box office, cash only or online tickets here.

MEET THE ARTISANS

ARTISAN GALLERY
ARTISAN LISTING

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Originals – The Spring Craft Sale is proud to be celebrating 30 years in the Nation’s Capital! To commemorate this landmark show, we’ve planned some very special offers and features:

  • 30/30 Prize Draws: A gift certificate for $30 at Originals – The Spring Craft Sale will be drawn every 30 minutes between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31st and Friday, April 1st.
  • 30 Years Young: All visitors born in 1986 will receive free admission upon verification of I.D.
  • 30 Under 30: We will feature a collection of 30 handmade works priced under $30, available for purchase at Originals – The Spring Craft Sale.
  • 30 in the Bag: The first 30 visitors through our doors each day will receive a gorgeous reusable shopping bag.
  • Additional Prize Draws: We have 30 fabulous handmade works to give away to 30 lucky visitors over the course of the show.
  • Live Demonstrations: We’re offering you a glimpse into the unique world of handmade – a select number of our amazingly talented Originals – The Spring Craft Sale artisans will be demonstrating their incredible skills LIVE at the show!
  • Seniors Days: Seniors receive FREE admission between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31st and Friday, April 1st.

We want you to be a part of the action on social media, too! Be sure to use the hashtags #Originals30 and #HandmadeLive to share your best stories, photos and videos from Originals – The Spring Craft Sale!

HOW TO GET THERE

The EY Centre has plenty of on-site parking, is easily accessible from all parts of the city and is serviced by OC Transpo routes 147 & 97 daily and 99 on weekends. Transit Schedule

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SHOW FLOOR PLAN

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