Visit Mayday!

Welcome to the Mayday! Underground Crafts & Art Show! Here’s some information about our three annual events and our wonderful venues. Be sure to join our email list for full details and updates so you won’t miss a single market!


  • SPRING MARKET (APRIL) & HOLIDAY MARKET (NOVEMBER):
    • WHEN: The Spring Market is held on the last Saturday in April. The Holiday Market is held on Saturday and Sunday, the first full weekend of November.
    • WHAT: Rochester, NY’s largest indie craft show. Preview the art here, and follow our Facebook and Instagram pages for artist spotlights!
    • WHERE, Spring Market (April) & Holiday Market (November): Village Gate Atrium, Second Floor, 274 Goodman St N, Rochester, NY 14607. Click here for a link to Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/GKHVmwxUABy
    • RIDING: Link to RTS bus service: https://www.myrts.com/
    • DRIVING/PARKING: There are several free parking lots around and behind the Village Gate building.
    • ACCESSIBILITY: The entire show is wheelchair accessible *from the rear of the building* and there are accessible restrooms on both floors as well.
    • OKAY, I’M HERE, NOW WHERE DO I GO? From the back of the building,  enter at the double doors near The Children’s Institute and continue down the corridor. There are stairs and an elevator available. From the front of the building, go directly up the stairs.
    • DO THE ARTISTS TAKE CREDIT CARDS, OR IS MAYDAY CASH ONLY? Most of the artists can accept both cash and credit cards but some may accept cash only. There is an ATM onsite.
    • HOW ARE THE SWAG BAGS DISTRIBUTED? Swag bags are given to the first 50 shoppers each morning using a ticket system. We will start distributing tickets at 9:00am but be aware that the line begins forming before that.
    • Please be sure to pick up a show program and thank our generous sponsors!
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Village Gate Atrium showing metal sculptures
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Exterior of Village Gate with a large mural
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Exterior of Village Gate front entrance

  • LAST MINUTE MINI MAYDAY (DECEMBER):
    • WHEN: TBD
    • WHAT: Rochester, NY’s favorite last-minute indie craft show
    • WHERE, Mini Mayday: The Harley School, 1981 Clover St, Rochester, NY 14618. Click here for a link to Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/vVW2CMeaQmzcABuQ9
    • DRIVING/PARKING: There is plenty of free parking onsite at The Harley School.
    • ACCESSIBILITY: The entire show is wheelchair accessible.
    • DO THE ARTISTS TAKE CREDIT CARDS, OR IS MAYDAY CASH ONLY? Most of the artists can accept both cash and credit cards but some may accept cash only. There is not an ATM onsite.
    • HOW ARE THE SWAG BAGS DISTRIBUTED? Swag bags are given to the first 25 shoppers using a ticket system. We will start distributing tickets at 9:00am but be aware that the line begins forming before that.
    • Please be sure to pick up a show program and thank our generous sponsors!
Entrance to The Harley School, host of the Last Minute Mini Mayday Market

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