WHAT IT'S LIKE TO GO TO
HANDMADE PARADE:

It's time to collect your found objects, craft your puppets and costumes, and get ready for the 2022 Handmade Parade, coming Saturday, April 30

This year, Handmade Parade is part of a Weekend of Art in Hillsborough, Friday & Saturday, April 29-30, which includes:

  • April's Storytelling and story-making themed Last Friday & the Art Walk
     

  • Handmade Market - A community arts market & fair with 50+ local artists sharing original, handmade art in River Park alongside face painters, live music, food & beverage vendors, bubbles, stilt walkers, and more, all to get us ready for Handmade Parade!
     

  • The return of the legendary HANDMADE PARADE!!

Click the button below to learn all about what to expect during the Weekend of Art and parade day (i.e. where to park, where to meet us, who's performing, and to get inspired for your puppets and costumes)!

We cannot wait to see you there and find out what you've come up with!

BLASTS FROM THE PAST:

The Hillsborough Handmade Parade 2018

Hillsborough Handmade Puppet Parade - 2016

HANDMADE PARADE 2014

The Fifth Hillsborough Handmade Parade - 2014

Hillsborough Handmade Parade Oct. 2012

Bulltown Strutters at Hillsborough Handmade Parade 2012 - Iko Iko

Hillsborough Handmade Parade 2010 Part A

Hillsborough Handmade Parade and the Paperhand Puppet Intervention - 2009

The Hillsborough Handmade Parade 2009