Philadelphia, PA

Bead Fest Philadelphia

August 12, 13 & 14, 2021

Workshops begin August 11th


Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

100 Station Avenue | Oaks, PA 19456 | 484-754-EXPO

Click HERE for driving directions. Parking is FREE.


Questions? Click HERE for FAQ


Wednesday – Saturday | August 11-14, 2021


Create outside the lines with 147 technique-rich workshops – each led by one of our talented teachers who promote an encouraging, hands-on learning experience! Bead Fest Philadelphia offers fun and accessible workshops for beginner through advanced skill levels, with a focus on Beaded Kumihimo, Bead Embroidery, Bead Looming, Bead Weaving (off loom stitches), Business, Chain Maille, Cold Connections, Enameling, Metal Clay, Metalsmithing, Mixed Media, Resin Jewelry Making, Stone Setting, Wire Jewelry Making and more techniques.


August 12, 13 & 14, 2021

Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm


Bead Fest Philadelphia’s Expo has more artisans and exhibitors than any other jewelry event on the East Coast! Explore a nearly endless selection of beads and gemstones that have traveled from every corner of the globe, along with tools, materials, findings, finished pieces of jewelry and more. 


Click HERE for list of exhibitors.


Come for the shopping, and stay for the Expo’s many activities and learning opportunities. Learn, shop ‘til you drop and get a look at one-of-a-kind treasures you’ll never find anywhere else!

  • 90-minute Beginner Workshops – Check Back!
  • Make & Takes in the Inspiration Playground – Check Back!
  • Product suggestions and free demos
Thank you to these fine companies who provide continued support.