The Mad Hatter's Festival Is A Whimsical ARTS & Craft Market With A Festival Vibe. 
March 28
Egg Hunt
Cupcake Eating


 Rather you're with your family or your best friend, The Mad Hatter's Festival is an arts and craft market experience like no other and it is FREE to attend. Please come prepared to shop, meet, and connect with an eclectic roster of hardworking small business owners and creatives, while enjoying a day filled with fantastical activities. This is a family friendly event. Well behaved pets on a leash are welcomed. *Pets are not allowed near egg hunt area.


This event will be held rain or shine.


*Times for egg hunt and cupcake eating are subject to change. Please be sure to SUBSCRIBE to our email list to stay up to date on this and future event details. 



Set-up is the day of the event. Vendors may arrive at 8:30am to start setting up. All set-up must be finished by 11:30am. More detailed instructions will be emailed to you 30 days before the event. 


Every market or event that we host serves a special purpose and that is to support local non-profit organizations in the city and states that our markets are held in, this includes our own organization Humans Engaging Respectfully & Effectively Inc.(H.E.R.E). Thanks to our vendors we are able to do that with the raffles that we host. If you would like to offer your support, please purchase a $1 raffle ticket. 100% of the raffle proceeds will go to support the chosen organization(s). 

* You do not have to be present to win. 


Wristbands will be required for egg hunts and certain activities. This will help us keep count of how many people will be participating. * This is a free event. However, registration is required to participate in the egg hunt. Arm bands will be given to registered participants.

You do not need a wristband for paid activities.

Egg Hunt participants should arrive at least 1 hour early to pick up arm bands.



The Mad Hatter's Festival is free to attend and open to the public. Security will be provided by Jacksonville Police Department or a private security company.


This event will happen rain or shine. If weather conditions are considered to be unsafe this event may not be rescheduled.


If you have any questions please email info@handmadecollectives.com