Queens Craft BrigadeNew York, N.Y.Queens Craft Brigade (QCB) proudly announces the return of its market season on July 15, 2023, marking a significant milestone as the event celebrates its sixth anniversary. This year's edition promises to showcase an exceptional community of makers exclusively from the borough of Queens. Since its founding in 2017, the Queens Craft Brigade has become a prominent player in the independent market scene. The market features a diverse range of artwork, jewelry, fashion, and crafts, providing a platform for local artists to thrive.

The Queens Craft Brigade is committed to community building and vendor collaboration. With monthly curated events held at Katch Astoria through December, QCB has empowered over 175 makers from Queens, giving them a voice and fostering connections among like-minded entrepreneurs. By encouraging cross-collaboration, the QCB has contributed to the growth of creative businesses in Astoria.

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For more information, please visit queenscraftbrigade.com or contact:

Robert Duffy, Founder





Katch Astoria

31-19 Newton Ave, Astoria NY 11102


2023 Dates:

July 15

6 Year Anniversary


August 19

Summer Sizzler


September 23

Queens Cat Brigade


October 28

Queens Witchcraft Brigade (Halloween Party)


November 25

Small Business Saturday


December 9

Holiday Market

About the Queens Craft Brigade:
The Queens Craft Brigade is an independent, queer-owned market showcasing makers' talent exclusively from the borough of Queens. Since 2017, it has provided a platform for artists, jewelers, fashion designers, and craftspeople to thrive and collaborate. With a focus on community building and affordable vending fees, the Queens Craft Brigade continues to support and empower local creatives, establishing itself as a beacon of artistic excellence in Astoria.