DIY Fair, ‘Creattiva’ Debuts at the Fortezza da Basso

Thurs. 19 – Sun. 22: CREATTIVA.  Fortezza da Basso.   Open 9:30 am – 6:30 pm, last day until 4 pm.  Admission: €10 online, €11 on site; for adults over 65 and kids ages 10 – 13, €6 online and €7 onsite; free admission for children up to and including age 9.

Everything and anything you would need to create something with your hands will be on display and for sale at a new Florence fair, Creattiva.  Exhibitors — 70 in all — come from all regions of Italy, with a few arriving from abroad: Spain, Ecuador, France, Malta and Poland.

Visitors can find what they need to create embroidery, quilts, costume jewelry, textile arts, ranging from stencils to batik and silkscreen, in addition to toys, plus other items in wood and more.  The event also offers workshops and demonstrations.