Craft Show Check List

Craft Show Check List

Post by Lois Wisher

Here’s a little something that everyone needs, even if you may think you don’t forget anything.  A craft show check off list is a must have!  Let’s start:


  • A dolly
  • Inventory (A must
  • Table/chair
  • Phone
  • Computer/IPad/laptop
  • Table cloths (remember, all the way to the floor)
  • Props/risers (for depth)/shelves
  • Signage
  • Lights/surge protector/extension cords
  • Mirror (if you sell something so you customer will see how beautiful your product is).
  • Business cards
  • Promotional materials (brochures/photos of your product)
  • Pad of paper



  • Cash/coins
  • Credit card device
  • Copy of insurance
  • Calculator
  • Receipt book
  • Merchandise bags
  • Boxes (for jewlery ?)
  • Tissue paper
  • Till/Apron/Money Belt



  • Tape/glue
  • Pens/pencils/markers
  • Scissors
  • Packing Tape
  • Duct Tape
  • Paper clipBag for garbage
  • Extra tags/signs
  • Tools for creating or fixing product (it happens when things get
  • Coffee (yes please)
  • Gum/mints
  • Travel Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Water
  • Food/snacks
  • Hand sanitizer/wipes
  • Paper towels/napkins
  • Hand Lotion/Lip Balm
  • Band aides/med kit
  • Aspirin/Tylenol/Advil/Aleeve
  • Kleenex
  • Purse/wallet
  • Hairbrush/comb
There ya go.  Of course you’ll add some thing to the list - consider listing them in the comments below, but these are my must haves.


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1 comment

I’ve seen some awesome new products come out lately but my favorite I saw at the summer show was a Ryobi (Brand) battery powered potable fan!

Ashley Bishop

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