Show News

Stay up-to-date with all of the latest updates for Bead Fest Santa Fe by signing up for our newsletter


Make & Takes and Demos

Bead Fest Santa Fe’s Expo is more than a shop-til-you-drop good time, but did you know there’s more to the Expo than shopping? Create new jewelry and valuable skills right on the Expo floor with Make & Takes and Demos—offering a variety of techniques and styles. For our Expo attendees who want to learn, but don’t have time for a workshop, these opportunities are calling your name!

VIEW ALL Make & Takes and Demos

Sample A New Technique For Just $35!

Create wearable art right on the Expo floor for just $35 in a beginner-friendly workshop! Make a beautiful piece of jewelry with the help of the fabulously fashionable, Candie Cooper. Candie’s workshops will leave you feeling inspired, full of energy and ready to continue on with your new technique.


The Drury Plaza Hotel

Why stay at Bead Fest Santa Fe’s partner hotel—the Drury Plaza Hotel? Free hot breakfast. Free transportation to and from the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Free long distance and wireless internet access. The list of perks goes on and on. Plus, a select number of workshops will be hosted inside the hotel, which means you can re-energize and make jewelry all under one roof. Book your stay today and enjoy an attendee discount!  Reservations must be made by Wednesday, March 8, 2017 to guarantee the negotiated room block rate.

The SFJS Gift Basket

Don't miss your chance to win a $300 gift basket filled with jewelry making supplies from every department at SFJS including metal clay, pliers, books, beads, findings, beading supplies and many more treasures! Presented by Santa Fe Jewelers Supply. Drawing will take place on Sunday, March 26, at 5PM.