It’s that time of year, when our thoughts turn to the Holidays and gift shopping begins. More and more people are looking for unique and special gifts for their loved ones, Vancouver is blessed to have an abundance of great artisans and crafters who turn out to a growing number of annual Christmas & Winter Craft Markets.
Some are long time major players, like the nearly 4 decade old Circle Craft, or relative newcomers like the 3rd annual Vancouver Christmas Market.
Here’s a list of some of the upcoming markets for the 2012 season:
Circle Craft: Open November 7 – 11. Vancouver Convention Centre West – $12
Make It Show: Open November 8 – 11. Croatian Cultural Centre – $5
Christmas At Hycroft: Open November 15 – 18. University Women’s Club at Hycroft – $13
Britannia Christmas Craft Fair: Open November 16 – 18. Britannia Community Centre – $2
Eastside Cultural Crawl: Open November 16 – 18. Various Locations East Vancouver – Free
Dunbar Holiday Fair: November 24. Dunbar Community Centre – $3
Renfrew Craft Fair: November 24. Renfrew Creek Community Centre – Free
Urban Artisans Craft Fair: November 24 – 25. Roundhouse Community Centre – $1
Portobello West Holiday Market: November 24 – 25. Creekside Community Centre – $2
Vancouver Christmas Market: Open November 24 – December 24. Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza – $5
Kensington Holiday Craft Fair: Open December 1. Kensington Community Centre – Free
Toque 2012: Open December 7 – 8. Western Front
Got Craft?: Open December 8 – 9. Croatian Cultural Centre – $3
Shiny Fuzzy Muddy: Open December 10 – 11. Main St Heritage Hall
Vancouver Farmer’s Market Holiday Market: Open December 15. Croatian Cultural Centre
Get out of the mall and support our great local artists and vendors. Keep your eye out for these and more craft markets and Holiday Fairs to take place between now and Christmas time.
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