As the annual Circle Craft Christmas Market wraps up it kicks off the Holiday season of craft fairs. Over the next month, Metro Vancouver is filled with markets and fairs of all sizes bringing the best of handcrafted, artisanal gifts and crafts for your holiday shopping.
So skip the crowded malls, shop local and find something unique and handmade at one of the many fun and festive Christmas Craft Markets around Metro Vancouver.
Here’s a dozen Christmas Craft Markets for you to find that special something for stockings, under the tree or a treat for yourself
Christmas at Hycroft : November 14 – 17, 2019 – Three floors of the Edwardian Hycroft Manor are filled with the spirit of the season as Christmas at Hycroft plays host to decor, artisans, family fun, entertainment and Santa. Admission $15
West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Market : November 15 – 17, 2019 – The 12th annual showcase of crafts, foods and gifts fills the TRADEX in Abbotsford. Admission $9
Crafty Affaire: November 16, 2019 (ElginHall, South Surrey), November 30, 2019 (Harris Barn, Delta), December 14 + 15, 2019 (Croatian Cultural Centre) The Holiday Markets from Craft Affaire spreads four days of markets, in three locations around Metro Vancouver to share their artisan’s wares to the communities. Admission by donation
Vancouver Christmas Market : November 20th – December 24th, 2019 – The Vancouver tradition, returns for the 10th year, the German-style Holiday Market brings 80+ huts filled with vendors of authentic German sweets, treats, trinkets and more to its waterfront location at Jack Poole Plaza. Adult Admission: $8 (early bird – before 2pm weekdays) and up
Dunbar Holiday Craft Fair : November 23, 2019, the 37th edition of Dunbar Holiday Craft Fair, finds 140 hand-selected artists and vendors at Dunbar Community Centre with crafts, edible gifts, and entertainment, everything you need for your holiday shopping. Admission $5 at door / $4 presale online
West End Holiday Craft Fair: November 23 – 24, 2019 – West End Community Centre hosts 55 carefully curated artisans and vendors selling only handcrafted gifts. Admission: Free
Toque Craft Fair: November 29 – December 1, 2019 – The Western Front Annual Community Fundraiser and Craft Sale has curated designers and artists for your holiday shopping as you support for the Western Front’s year-round arts & music programs. Admission by donation
Got Craft? Holiday Market : December 7 – 8, 2019 – at the Croatian Cultural Centre, Got Craft? is the place for DIYers, crafters and handmade enthusiasts to come together. Admission $5 at the door / $3 online in advance
Make It! The Handmade Revolution Holiday Show: Five Days of Finds, December 11 – 15, 2019 at PNE Forum, join the handmade revolution with over 250 makers, crafters, artisans and more. Admission $10 / Kids under 12, Free
Shiny Fuzzy Muddy : December 14-15, 2019 – Heritage Hall on Main Street welcomes The Arts Collective’s 20th annual and final Show for its crafters, vendors, artists and collaborators to sell their holiday wares. Admission $4
Portobello West Winter Wonderland Market at Van Dusen Festival of Lights : December 16 – 23, 2019 – Portobello West brings a curated market to the Van Dusen Festival of Lights for a week of holiday shopping combined with the festival activities of the Festival of Lights. Admission $19-$22
Kensington Community Holiday Craft Fair : December 17, 2019, Kensington Community Centre’s annual fair features vendors selling toys, art, clothing, jewelry, home decor, children’s and baby handmade items from 10am – 4pm. Admission: Free
Get crafty, get shopping and have fun! Happy Holidays!