Bead Fest Philadelphia Info

Welcome to Bead Fest Philadelphia! You're always in for an incredible line-up of workshops, plus unparalleled shopping at the East Coast's largest jewelry event. Whatever you're looking for, you'll find it here!


Workshops take place August 19-23 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. Enjoy a wide selection of hands-on classes with renowned jewelry artists.
To view the full workshop schedule click here.


Bead Fest Philadelphia's instructors are professional jewelry artists who know how to create gorgeous wearable art—and just as importantly, know how to teach both new and experienced students the ins and outs of their craft. Click to meet the instructors.

Bead Fest Expo

Bead Fest Expo is open August 21 – 23 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center—100 Station Ave., Oaks, PA 19456. It's your chance to shop for beads, gems, tools, supplies and even finished jewelry from vendors you won't find in any store. Click to explore the Bead Fest Expo.

Ready to Register?

ONLINE Registration has closed, but you can still register ONSITE for workshops in HALL A, or register ONSITE for expo in HALL B.

Download a $3 coupon and pay only $12 onsite for your Expo Pass.

2015 Bead Fest Philadelphia Sponsors

           Lampworking Sponsor
            Open Torch Sponsor