NextFab and Olde Kensington Boutique have once again partnered to bring you the third annual “Miracle on American Street” Holiday Gift Market!

Shop local and handmade this holiday season, from over 100 local artists and makers while enjoying delicious food and drinks from vendors and cuisine from Sor Ynez. Tour the beautiful NextFab facilities and meet the makers in the actual studio spaces they use to produce the fantastic work available for purchase. Enjoy demonstrations, giveaways, and make-and-take activities within the makerspace.

Warm up by the fire while cooking your own smores at our make your own smores station brought to you by OKB Events!

Enjoy make-and-take activities for all ages, including the make your own ornament at the ornament-making station and personalizing your own jewelry at the jewelry stamping station.

Tours of the NextFab makerspace will be available during the half-hour from 12 noon to 4 pm.
After you are finished shopping, stop by our gift wrap station to get all your newly purchased gifts wrapped in locally designed wrapping paper.

1800 N American Street, Philadelphia PA 19122
Date & Time
November 18, 2023
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Schedule
11 AM
Event Begins - Vendors Open For Business!
At 11am our vendors will be ready to sell to the people of Kensington!  With over 30 local vendors ready to sell their hand made products you are sure to find a ton of unique birthday presents for the ones you love.  
11:30 PM
NextFab Activities Begin
Check below for the full list of NextFab activities going on in the actual maker spaces!
12 PM
Gypsymother Performance Begins
Live music from local acoustic duo band Gypsymother will begin with an hour long set featuring their own unique takes on some of your favorite songs.
12PM - 5pm
Make Your Own Ornament
Go inside the NextFab maker space to put together your own custom wooden ornament to take home with you!  
5 pm
Event Close
At 5PM our vendors will be breaking down and NextFab will be closing to the public.  Thanks for coming out!
Our Event Vendors
Take a look at just some of our 2023 vendors!
Amber Wood Designs
Handmade Jewelry and metal art

Ghost Etching
Original artwork, prints, pins, stickers, cross stitch and more inspired by Halloween and pop culture!

Hedge Studio & FAE
Sustainable woodworking products

AvecAloes: Art by Cassandra Shiflet
Relief prints, stickers, patches
Ray's Reusables

Eco-friendly household items

Philadelphia Bee Co.
Local Philadelphia Honey varieties, and more

Handmade Housewares

no. 27 collection

Handmade jewelry, ornaments and hanging decor
Moodio Studio

Mini cinder blocks, Acrylic plant stands, Acrylic jewelry displays

Char and Whiskers
Custom single line pet portraits on the spot.

Wrapped Gemstone Bead Jewelry, Crochet, and Silver Jewelry


Philly Themed Christmas ornaments 
Nextfab Activities
Here are the activities NextFab activities available in the workshop spaces!
Lobby Area
Take a swing at jewelry stamping in the NextFab lobby, and engrave a special message on a pendant. Add to a necklace, bracelet, or to the collar of your dog. Free and open to the public.

Metal Shop
Ever wonder how the products you're shopping for are made? Watch the sparks fly in the metalshop as our members unveil welding demonstrations from 12 - 4 pm.
Lathe Zone
Max, NextFab staff, and woodworker extraordinaire, will be doing wood-turning demos in the wood lathe area. Watch him turn blocks of wood into candlesticks, rolling pins, and more.


Zoe, jewelry-maker, will be in the jewelry area showcasing some of her work while doing some jewelry demos on the jewelry bench.


 Woodscapes Maps maker Ray will be demonstrating his process of creating his customized wooden maps in the laser cutting and engraving studio in NextFab. As part of a special event giveaway, he will be raffling off one map at 3 p.m. - to enter and receive it, you must be present at the event.

Other Activities
NextFab isn't the only building tenant offering fun activities
Sor Ynez
Enjoy the Miracle specialty cocktail and small bites from the takeout window at Sor Yenz. Sip and shop or sit down at the restaurant for an early dinner - walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are encouraged.

Keystone Bikes
Ever wonder how the products you're shopping for are made? Watch the sparks fly in the metalshop as our members unveil welding demonstrations from 12 - 4 pm.
Beaty American
Shop Philadelphia's premiere shop for architectural salvage, reclaimed building materials, and antiques.

Resource Exchange
Shop from this nonprofit thrift store, art gallery, and workshop space, with a variety of used fabric, lumber, furnishings, craft items, office supplies, holiday decor, and more. Be sure to check out the reGallery with artwork made from sustainable materials

Center For Creative Works
Shop the Center for Creative Works Philly Holiday Open Studio including shirts, bags, drawings, prints, paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, gifts, and more.

1800 N American Street, Philadelphia PA 19122

Parking available along American Street!
 Join us on November 18 | 11AM - 5PM 
Bring the whole family!

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