Our Local Events

Stop by for art vendor shows and holiday arts events!

Are you ready for a fun-filled day of shopping with friends?  Would you like to have a bunch of unique small businesses under one-roof?

When it comes to craft and vendor shows, Jodi & KT Invite You has you covered! Through out the year, we host a variety of shopping events to suit everyone's desires - all while promoting small businesses and shopping local. We feature a variety of vendors from Dubuque and the surrounding area to offer up what they sell, such as:

  • Crafters, Makers & Artists
  • Antiquers $ Upcyclers
  • Bakers, Chocolatiers, Mixers & Wineries
  • Homebased Businesses
  • Boutique Clothing & Accesories
  • ... and more!


Currently, Jodi & KT Invite You hosts two handmade markets (SheShed Fest& Crafty Crawl), an interactive shopping experience (Cabin Fever Retreat), two equine shopping events (Trading Post Tack Swap & Cowboy Christmas), a garage sale (Thirty Affair), and a big holiday fair (Fall into the Holidays). Occasionally, you'll also be surprised with a pop-up boutique market! Learn more about these great makers market events below.

    Fall Into the Holidays

    Fall Into the Holidays

    It's our longest standing event and held during the most magical time of year! Starting in 2016, the Fall into the Holidays is the perfect event to either start, continue, or finish your holiday shopping! Hosting close to 100 local vendors, you're sure to find something from one of our many crafters, boutiques, home-based businesses and more!

    SheShed Fest

    SheShed Fest

    Who doesn't love a handmade and re-purposed market filled with so many talented local vendors? The SheShed Fest is a great opportunity discover numerous one-of-a-kind products that will be difficult to find anywhere else. The SheShed Fest has 100 area makers in attendance, and they are ready to show you what they have to offer! You won't want to miss amazing shopping day!

    Crafty Crawl

    Crafty Crawl

    Oh my, your Pintrest Board has come to life at the Crafty Crawl! Make a point to attend this amazing event that has 100 local crafters, artisans, makers, up-cyclers and more! This handmade market will have some many unique items for you to discover! Grab your friends and stroll through the buildings to find that one-of-a-kind item you won't get anywhere else!

    Cabin Fever Retreat

    Cabin Fever Retreat

    This fun-filled event has more than just shopping! The Cabin Fever Retreat features various workshops, demonstrations, wine tasting, fashion show and more! This interactive shopping experience is just what you need to cure your Cabin Fever, so grab your friends and come out to join us for a fun-filled day!

    Trading Post Tack Swap

    Trading Post Tack Swap

    There still may be snow on the ground but its never too early to start gearing up for riding season! It's a one-stop-shop of new and used equine tack, equipment and other related items. Even if you don't have a horse but love the western and country lifestyle, you will find home d├ęcor, crafts and clothing that will fit your style at the Trading Post!

    Thrifty Affair Garage Sale

    Thrifty Affair Garage Sale

    Do you need to clean out your closets? Or are you looking to score a bargain? Well, the Thrifty Affair Garage Sale is the event for you! So many great local people coming together to sell their clothing, home goods, crafts, electronics and more.

    Cowboy Christmas

    Cowboy Christmas

    Do you have a horse lover on your holiday list and don't know what to get? Are you a punchy cowboy looking to buy the perfect gift for your cowgirl? Or are you a lover of the country lifestyle and want to get something for yourself? Well, we have just the event for you! Come join us for Cowboy Christmas, a shopping event that features many amazing equine and country related vendors.