• Save the Date!

    Save the Date!

    August 16-20, 2017 | Oaks, PA | Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

    The East Coast’s premier jewelry art celebration returns to the greater Philly-area in 2017—stay tuned for registration details and event news!

    A Jewelry Arts Experience
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  • Workshops

    Visit us on April 12 to get your exclusive preview of the exciting workshops, fan-favorite instructors and fresh faces coming to Bead Fest Philadelphia this August 16-20!

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  • Explore The Expo

    Top exhibitors are lining up to join us at Bead Fest Philadelphia this August! Get your first look at the big names you’ll be able to shop and connect with. Preview the exhibitor list today!

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  • "The workshops were amazing and the Expo blew my mind—it was the shiniest place I've ever been!"
    — Philly 2016 Attendee
  • "The comradery among students and instructors, sharing and gaining knowledge, some of the vendors at the Expo, the wonderful atmosphere... I loved it all!"
    — Philly 2016 Attendee
  • "I loved it all! The instructors, meeting fellow jewelry enthusiasts, and making beautiful jewelry."
    — Philly 2016 Attendee
  • "Meeting exhibitors and seeing their new products/patterns. I also had a great time socializing with my friends in the beading community."
    — Philly 2016 Attendee
  • "The workshops, learning new techniques, and finding new products and beads that I would not have encountered otherwise!"
    — Philly 2016 Attendee
  • "I learned some great new things and some new approaches to things I already knew the basics about. And it was a wonderful opportunity to shop for products I would not buy online, namely gemstones and semi-precious stones."
    — Philly 2016 Attendee