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Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show

Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show -A Place for Creativity

Beads, gems, jewelry, and clothing! Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show is back at the Plaza Hotel, October 7-9. Featuring over 150 exhibits presented by independent artisans, beadmakers, and tradespeople, as well as interactive, hands-on workshops.

Meet the artists, artisans, and tradespeople who showcasing vast and eclectic displays of traditional and contemporary, finished pieces and components. From handcrafted jewelry and hand printed fabrics, to antique trade beads, gems, crystals and ancient finds.

This three-day event will fill the ballrooms and meeting space at Concord Plaza Hotel with exhibits and workshops. Makers and designers will find high-quality bead merchants and suppliers, with findings, seed beads, gems, cabs, unusual components, and more.

Workshops in jewelry making techniques and skills are offered throughout the show. Participants can try their hand at mixed media and jewelry making techniques such as beadwork, chainmaille, pearl knotting, soldering, kumihimo, wire work, and Peyote beading.

Explore over 150 exhibits and shop from an amazing range of handcrafted and designer sourced media –Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show is a place for creativity, self expression, and socializing with like minded souls!

Enjoy the relaxed location, shop, learn, and take in the creativity all weekend long! Oct 7-9 Fri-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm, at the Plaza Hotel Concord/Walnut Creek, 45 John Glenn Dr, Concord, CA. Tickets are $8 online, or $10 at the door, good for all three days. Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show is open to the public --everyone is welcome. Visit, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Date & Time

Weekly on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Oct 07, 2022 through Oct 09, 2022

10:00AM - 5:00PM


Concord Plaza Hotel - 45 John Glenn Dr, concord, CA, 94520 45 John Glenn Dr concord 94520 CA US

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$8 online or $10 at the door

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