Pasadena Bead & Design Show

Now located at the Pasadena Convention Center! Open to the public --everyone is welcome. Shop and buy direct from artisans and tradespeople at excellent prices --beads, art clothing, jewelry, gemstones, textiles, findings, embellishments; the largest selection of handcrafted beads, art jewelry & gems, offered for the first time and by the artisans themselves; an array of designer accessories such as felted hats, artwear, hand-dyed silks, hand tooled leather, and eco-dyed & upcycled clothing.

Fast Facts
  • Held at Pasadena Convention Center Hall B
  • 300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101
  • Jul 26-28, 2024, 10am-6pm Fri-Sat, 10am-5pm Sun
  • 30,000 ft2 of exhibit space with 300 exhibits
  • Workshops offered daily at all skill levels.
  • $10 admission at door, $8 advanced tickets.
  • Hotel Dena, Pasadena Los Angeles, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel for 199 USD per night -- Book a room online!
Show Details

Exhibitors are carefully chosen –by invitation and juried application –to include both traditional and contemporary artisans, high-quality merchants, and wholesale suppliers. See exhibitor list.

Workshops, demos, and classes are offered daily, 8am - 9pm. Taught by leading designers and craftspeople in topics such as jewelry design, wirework, gems, bead making, art clay silver, mixed media, chainmaille, and enameling.

Admission is $10, good for all 3 days. Buy advanced tickets online for $8, or at the door for $10. Open to the public, with some exhibitors offering wholesale pricing to registered wholesale buyers. There is no admission charge for youths 17 and under.

Buy Tickets Online

Location and Parking

Located 10 miles from downtown Los Angeles, the Pasadena Convention Center is the premier meeting and events venue nestled in the heart of Pasadena, within walking distance to many great restaurants and shops including the Paseo Colorado Shopping Center.

Hotel Dena, Pasadena Los Angeles, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel for 199 USD per night -- Book a room online!

Parking during show hours only, no discounted or free overnight parking. Rates and availability subject to change.

Apply to Exhibit

Since 1992, Bead & Design shows have promoted a wide diversity of exhibitors –with 2500 artisans and tradespeople having traveled from 50 countries to come together and exhibit their work. Bead & Design attendees are numbered in the hundreds of thousands, and growing.

We are confident that each Bead & Design show offers a dynamic business opportunity, and If you have an interest in exhibiting, Apply Online or Contact Us. Early reservation is important –exhibit space is booked in advance.

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