Just three vendor booths remain for O.C. Patches and Pins Festival

Event is expected to exceed 8K attendees, according to event’s Instagram account

There are just 12 more days until the Patches and Pins Expo’s Orange County Festival. Those who wish to be vendors at the event, but have not yet registered, may need to act quickly to secure a spot.
“Only three booths left,” read an Instagram story shared by  event organizers earlier today.

To register, email Patchesandpinsexpo@gmail.com.

Patches and Pins Expo: Orange County will be open from 12-8 p.m., Saturday, August 18. It will be held at 4th Street Market in Santa Ana, 201 East 4th Street. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are available through Eventbrite. 

The event will also feature a car show, a vintage bike show and a “meet the artists” panel. It will be held in tandem with The Bank Sale, a street and contemporary fashion marketplace.

The first 200 people through the door will receive a pin from Flower Chainz, Cyph Art and Patches and Pins Expo. All attendees will receive a free raffle ticket to receive a Los Angeles Angels “A” that appears to be covered in approximately 40 enamel pins, all from different designers.

There has not yet been an official, master vendor list posted by the event, however, the Expo’s Instagram has regularly been reposting the work of the pin makers who are registered to participate. Here’s a list of who has been named so far: Leen Customs, Yesterdays, Bottled Monster, Yada Yada Yada Co., Coolectric Creations, Nerd Pins, Divided Youth, Pocket Pinz, Mood Poison, Data, Little Shop of Pins, Yard Sale Press, PindaBearPins, El Black Bat, Joe Gonzales (Slow Mo Joe), We’re All Mad Boutique, Feed Your Head Pins, Native Gold Clothing, Babe Pins, Move In Silence Co., Jad Dovey, Alex Strangler Shop, Pinupper, Grizzly Corp, Pugnacious Pins, Chach.ke, FanFlaire, Shittty Stufff, Dulce Calaveritas, Elkapintan, Dirty Lola, The Chopshops, Lifeintheam, Perfect League, Lapel Yeah, Pinerdz, Kexipins, Save The Panduhs, Bummer Days, Monster Posse, Patti Lapel, Bee Is For Bear, Wicky’s World, Basura Gang Shop and Midnight Dogs.

Patches and Pins Expo has been active since 2015 and is “the nation’s largest flare (sic) event,” according to the Expo’s website.

“P&P has been rapidly growing organically for the past couple of years while staying true to our roots making our event the successful platform it is today,” it reads.

Patches and Pins Expo has four different events throughout the year, all based in different Cities: New York City (October 13), San Francisco (October 20), Los Angeles (December 15) and Orange County.

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