stART at the Station

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 9am - 5pm

Get first pick of unique gifts during the stART at the Station Preview!

  • 9a - 11am
  • Shopping with lighter crowds, coffee, and a tote for just $10!
  • Bring a donation for Veterans Inc and enter for $5! Donations will be accepted all day. See the full wish list here.
  • The event is free to the public from 11a - 5p.

Union Station, 2 Washington Square, Worcester, MA

stART on the Street brings its 13th annual gifting-themed arts and crafts festival to Worcester's Union Station at 2 Washington Square on Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 from 9a - 5p. stART your holiday shopping ahead of the crowds from 9-11a for $10 donation ($5 with donation to Veterans Inc!). Admission is free after 11am, though donations to keep stART events running or to Veterans Inc. are welcomed all day. 

Browse through 100 artists and crafters in the Grand Hall, and visit the Concourse to shop with 35 more local creators. As with all stART events, all items are hand crafted by the person selling them. Wares range from textiles, pottery, stained glass, and fine jewelry to photography, pet goods, holiday cards, ornaments, terrariums and so much more.

stART is also excited to host the stART Lounge, with beverages and food available for purchase, and live music all day. Lineup and food vendors to be announced upon confirmation.

Luciano's Cotton Club, inside Union Station's Grand Hall, will offer a full bar, a light menu, and the 4:25 Patriots game against the Vikings - so shoppers won't have to chose between buying local and catching the game!

Parking will be available for $1 at the Union Station garage, and free in municipal lots. An ATM is available on-site, though many vendors do accept card payments.

Support your local economy this holiday season, and buy handmade!