Junior + Teen Firefly presented by Tinker Art Studio Will Be at Summer Market This Weekend

These young entrepreneurs and makers are amazing!

Junior Firefly has been a part of Firefly Handmade markets for the past several years, offering young entrepreneurs, designers and makers a fun, creative, educational experience in the artisan craft market world. This year, we've expanded our traditional Junior Firefly, ages 6-12, to include Teen Firefly, ages 13-17.

Our goal is to create an opportunity for Juniors and Teens to put their maker skills, ideas, and entrepreneurship to work and learn what it's like to run an artisan market business--complete from creating their handmade goods to naming their businesses, making signage, setting up their displays, and selling their goods at the market! Junior & Teen Firefly presented by Tinker Art Studio will be a mini market held in the heart of the larger summer Firefly Handmade Market on Boulder's beautiful 29th Street Mall.

Firefly Handmade is partnering with Tinker Art Studio and Twenty Ninth Street to offer this incredible youth program free of charge.

Tinker Art Studio

Tinker Art Studio is leading our amazing young Firefly artisans, bringing the same creativity, professional art and educational guidance, and just loads of fun to the entire experience for our youth! Tinker hosted a "Jr & Teen Firefly Community Night" at their studio where these young artisans helped to paint banners that will be hung at the market, showed off some of their incredible handmade goods and had fun meeting other artisans.


Tinker is a dynamic art studio founded in 2012 by educators and artists and located in North Boulder. Tinker Art Studio offers a wide variety of classes, camps, drop-in art, birthday parties and more for children, teens, and adults. Providing authentic art opportunities in a calm and aesthetically pleasing environment, Tinker students grow as both skilled artists and creative individuals.

Visit www.tinkerartstudio.com to learn more.

Thanks to Twenty Ninth Street

Tents, tables and chairs are being provided by our amazing market venue, Twenty Ninth Street. Many thanks - we couldn't do it without you!

Visit www.twentyninthstreet.com to learn more.

Visit and shop with our Junior + Teen Firefly artisans at Firefly Handmade Summer Market, July 15-16, 10am-4pm, Twenty Ninth Street shopping district, 29th Street (between Canyon & Walnut) Boulder, CO!

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