Niagara Grape & Wine Festival Homegrown Marketplace
Saturdays & Sundays, September 16-17 & 23-24, 2017 | 12:00pm -6:00pm
New for 2017, the Niagara Grape & Wine Festival introduces the Homegrown Marketplace, a vendor marketplace located in the heart of Montebello Park during 4 days of the annual Niagara Grape & Wine Festival. The inaugural Homegrown Marketplace will showcase local producers of “Homegrown” products and creations highlighting the unique artistry of locally sourced items.
Visit the Homegrown Marketplace and explore the unique artistry and creations of Niagara’s most talented artisans at Niagara’s largest celebration, the Niagara Grape & Wine Festival.
The 2017 Artisan listings
Craft Arts Market
Craft Arts Market focuses on supporting artistic entrepreneurs, providing opportunity for artisans to sell and promote their work, and expand their knowledge and skills. Our goals are to provide an affordable and educational environment to our community, and encourage the support of local handmade products and talent.
Kiss the Paper
Here at Kiss the Paper we strive to create beautiful letterpress products with a quirky twist. Each product is illustrated, printed and packaged by hand in our home studio.
Inspired by the inherent beauty of her raw materials, she creates modern, unique pieces using natural crystals mounted with either a hand-cut brass bale or an authentic bullet casing.
This & That Design Co.
Mother & daughter team creating trendy Makeup and Carry-All Bags to suit all.
Gusset Leather is a small leathercraft operation specializing in crafting unique, durable, completely handmade leather items. Our goal is to design products that improve with age and work to reflect the character of the wearer.
Nic’s Bath Co
Homemade, organic, bath bombs
Cleaning products for the environmentally conscious
Knotty by Nature
Lisa is a mother of two who was born and raised in the Niagara region. Lisa has combined her love of nature, the beach and crystals with her unique one-of-a-kind wallhangings and more using the Driftwood from the shores of Lake Ontario.
An indigenous artist in Niagara, April designs jewelry with the wearer in mind so most pieces are multi wear and multifunction. Using semi-precious stones, swarovski crystal, leather and shell, mixed with industrial clasps and chain. It truly is an experience to visit the booth as you get to play and create!
Bella Buddha Beads
BBB is all about being UNIQUE, creating your own identity and bringing out your individuality! each piece is handmade and one of kind, just like you! perfect for that free spirit and gypsy soul, and anyone & everyone in between
Each piece of jewelry is handmade by Coconut Quartz. One of a kind, unique, gorgeous & upcycled - wearable art that is always Eco-friendly. Also offering lovingly made small batch lipbalms.
Happy Bees Apiary
We provide a great unique line of honey products, lip balms, soaps and candles. Our flavoured honey is fantastic all natural flavours and Ontario Honey!
Melanie works in her studio amongst the trees on the Niagara Escarpment. The beauty of her surroundings helps her create organic glass art sold in galleries throughout Canada and and one of a kind handmade glass jewelry.
Located in Wainfleet, Ontario we grow our own willows without use of any pesticides. We sell willow cuttings and dormant willow rods for planting in spring and dried willow for basketry all year round
Olive & Co.
Olive & Co. specializes in handmade dog/pet collars and accessories, hand-crafted right in the heart of St. Catharines. All our collars are made from carefully selected 100% cotton fabrics with premium nylon webbing interior and non-breakaway buckles. All collars are adjustable in size and are suitable for dogs and pets of all shapes and sizes!
Painting with Wine
Surrounded by wine and its creation everyday has inspired both the subject matter and more importantly the media of her art. In the last 4 years she has established herself as a wine artist. The colouring media (wine) exhibits many practical challenges to all artists but she has used her particular daily environment to her art’s advantage.
a small batch, local company that uses the finest natural + organic plant-based ingredients in all of our handcrafted products, which are 100% vegan + cruelty-free. Everything is minimally packaged in recyclable materials + we never use any artificial scents or colouring because we create our products the way nature intended them to be
Symbolic By Nature
All wheels can be used as a Dreamcatcher or a Journey Wheel.
All Wheels are created with Focused Energies meant to draw you to your wheel. The initial energies are given by Spirit.
Authentic Indigenous Artisan handcrafts and art, jewelry and accessories
Winey Girl Decor
From wine glass charms to wreaths, cork bulletin boards to trays, magnets to push pins and many things in between, Winey Girl Decor offers great decor and gifts for all wine lovers.
KITCHEN KIDS COOKING DEMO
PRESENTED BY PC COOKING SCHOOL
Saturday, September 16
Montebello Park Bandshell
WINE & CHEESE SEMINAR SERIES
2:00, 3:00 & 4:00PM
NIAGARA HOMEGROWN ARTISAN & CULINARY DEMONSTRATIONS 1:00-4:00PM
- Beading With Crystal 1:00-2:00PM
- Always Colour Outside the Lines Painting Class 2:00–3:00PM
- Culinary Demonstration 1:00–2:00PM & 3:00–4:00PM
Wine is 1-2 tokens
Food 1-3 tokens
Tokens are $3.50 includes HST
- Discovery Passes cannot be used in park
- Former glass commemorative glasses are no longer allowed due to AGCO conditions. The Festival will trade out your glass at security.
Partial Bottles or glasses cannot be removed from park
- Park is not open Monday to Thursday.