The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a beloved holiday shopping destination in Austin, Texas. Established in 2001, this annual event has become a staple of the Austin art scene and a must-visit for locals and tourists alike. In this blog, we'll explore what makes The Blue Genie Art Bazaar so special and why you should plan a visit.
First and foremost, The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a celebration of local artists and artisans. The event features over 100+ artists selling their unique and creative wares, including jewelry, pottery, clothing, home decor, and much more. Every item on display is handmade, making it the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind gifts for loved ones (or yourself!).
What sets The Blue Genie Art Bazaar apart from other art events is the relaxed, fun atmosphere. The bazaar is held in a large warehouse space that's been transformed into a whimsical wonderland of art and craft. There's music playing, drinks available and opportunities to interact with the vendors and learn more about their work.
Another standout feature of The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is its commitment to supporting the local community. In addition to showcasing local artists, the event partners with local charities each year and donates a portion of the proceeds to their causes.
The Blue Genie Art Bazaar has become a beloved Austin tradition, and for good reason. It's a celebration of local art, community, and creativity that's accessible to everyone. Whether you're a seasoned art collector or just looking for something unique and special, you're sure to find it at The Blue Genie Art Bazaar.
The 2023 Blue Genie Art Bazaar May Market will be held from April 28 – May 29, 2023 (Fridays – Sundays only, plus Memorial Day) and admission is free. It's located at 6100 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752. With its festive atmosphere, friendly vendors, and beautiful handmade goods, it's the perfect place to find some truly special gifts for your loved ones. You'll also find a good selection of Gusto Graphic Tees drink ware, tees and more!