Fairs & Sales

FEATURED EVENT:  Wenham Museum Family Festival & Summer Fair
Saturday, August 25, 2018


 August 25, 2018


Saturday, August 25, 2018
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Rain Date:  Sunday, August 26, 2018
FREE Admission to the Fair

Over 60 vendors and artisans…lawn games and children’s Activities…face painting….petting zoo … The Music Man… live music from Time and Again singing ‘decades of hits’… free tours of the historic Claflin-Gerrish-Richards House.. open houses at the Wenham Fire Department and Wenham Town Hall… and free admission to the Wenham Museum!

Food trucks and craft beer.

One of the North Shore’s finest craft fairs featuring the region’s best artisans offering unique hand crafted items, family activities, and the free entry to the museum galleries.

ARTISANS: Are you interested in participating in our Summer Fair?  You may download the application here:  Wenham Museum Summer Fair Application 2018

Please contact Hillary Holmes, Shop Manager & Artisan Coordinator, via e-mail or by phone at (978) 468-2377, ext. 110 with questions.

 September 28 – October 1


Join the treasure hunt!  Good stuff for a good cause.

September 29 & October 1, 2018
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

“First Dibs” Shop & Sip
September 28, 2018
5 – 7 p.m. | $10 at the door


In April and September of each year, the museum hosts the Attic Treasures sale to support its mission. This sale is an eclectic blend of vintage, resale, and whimsical finds for the bargain-hunter or “DIY” diva in us all.


To donate your gently used treasures to the Attic Treasures sale, please call Cheryl Emmons, Trustee, at (978) 853-0711.  Please do not bring donations to the Wenham Museum.  

November 16-17, 2018


Crafts & Crafts Opening Party
Friday, November 16, 2018
5 – 8 p.m. | $20 per person

Saturday Shopping
November 17, 2018
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Admission to Fair 

Each November, the Wenham Museum hosts this festive fair of hand-crafted artisan goods. This is a fine occasion to bring the whole family to the museum for a day of fun. Exhibits will be open with special programming and activities for the kids and shopping for the adults.

Shop small and shop local while supporting a great cause- participating artisans generously donate 20% of their sales proceeds to benefit the Wenham Museum’s operating budget.

ARTISANS: Are you interested in participating in the Sleigh Bell Artisan Fair?
You may download the application here:  Sleigh Bell Craft Fair Application 2018
Artisans must also complete the Artisan Contract: Wenham Museum Artisan Contract-Sleigh Bell 2018
Please contact Hillary Holmes, via e-mail or by phone at (978) 468-2377, ext. 110 with questions.

June 2019


June 2019 
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Rain or Shine
Fair included with Museum Admission

Free Admission for Members



Join us for our annual celebration of nature and woodland magic as we welcome summer to the museum! This day of activities will send your little elves and fairies alight as they explore our fairy garden and create their own treasures to take home.

Bring a picnic lunch to eat at our enchanted toadstool tables and grab a cookie AND ice cream for dessert from food vendors.