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2020 Smithsonian Craft Show THURSDAY Admission with CRAFT+COCKTAILS

Full Day Program

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET
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By Suzanne Crane

Please Note: This option has a rescheduled date (originally April 23, 2020).

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the TICKET POLICIES section below for general ticket sales information, terms and conditions, and event check-in procedures.


Craft+Cocktails is an evening of celebration, shopping and adventurous cocktails! For after-hours fun, join us on Thursday, October 22, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. This special evening includes signature cocktails from celebrity mixologists, music, snacks and entertainment. Plus, your ticket includes a one-day pass to the Craft Show on Thursday, October 22! Buy your tickets now before they sell out!

10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Smithsonian Craft Show daytime admission

  • Entry into the Smithsonian Craft Show during daytime shopping hours.
  • Meet artists juried into the 2020 Smithsonian Craft Show.
  • Receive a complimentary commemorative program.
  • Support the Smithsonian!

5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  CRAFT+COCKTAILS evening event

  • Celebrity Mixologists will create signature cocktails for this event.
  • Your ticket includes one drink ticket. Additional drink tickets may be purchased for $5.
  • Drinks, Music, Entertainment, and Shopping!
  • Tickets might sell out, so order yours online today!

This one-day pass can be used for Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 only and includes CRAFT+COCKTAILS add-on evening option. Other day passes are available on:


Ticket Sales Information

  • Advance tickets are available online at or by calling 202-633-3030 (M-F; 9-5).
  • For group rate (10 or more people), please visit
  • Children 12 and under are free (no strollers).
  • Advance sales will cut off at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.
  • Daily admission tickets will be sold at the door starting at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2020 for $20.

Terms & Conditions

  • Tickets are not mailed, so please keep your order confirmation as a reference (sent via email).
  • Tickets are not subject to additional discounts or promotions. There are no special Smithsonian Associates member rates for Craft Show events.

Event Check-in

  • Check in occurs at the National Building Museum Admission desk for all Craft Show events.
  • To expedite entry, please bring your order confirmation with you, either printed on paper or by showing your confirmation email on your smart phone.


National Building Museum
401 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Metro: Judiciary Square (F St. Exit)