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The Market of Curiosities

100 K Street,
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 713-6622
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  • Presented By: Miss Ruth's Time Bomb
  • Dates: December 4, 2021
  • Location: Carlisle Expo Center
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Price: $5.00 for adults; $3 for children under 18 and students with a valid school ID; children under 12 are free

Miss Ruth's Time Bomb presents the annual Market of Curiosities on Saturday, December 4, from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. You'll find a three-ring-circus of exceptional holiday gifts to stir your imagination. Shop from over 65 independent artists, vintage dealers, and bizarre DIY creators. Relish the flavorful tastes of fine micro-brews, delicious foods, and be beyond entertained by the fabulous Circus Stella and Fleet Family Five All these spectacles of amusements take place under the big top of the Carlisle Expo Center. Add this astounding event to your December calendar and prepare yourself to be amazed!

Is there an entrance fee?
Yes, there is a fee of $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for children under 18-years-old, $3.00 for students with a valid school ID, free for children under the age of 12. Please bring cash for your entrance fee. There is spotty WiFi where payment is accepted and there are no guarantees that our credit card system will work. CASH IS KING!

Will there be off-street parking?
Yes! The Carlisle Expo Center has a 300 space parking lot and overflow parking is available at the fairgrounds 1 block away.

Is the Carlisle Expo Center accessible for all?
Yes! The Carlisle Expo Center is completely accessible.