The Holidays are speeding towards us and with that, comes the busy shopping season. Why not avoid the frustration of the malls, experience one of the fun and festival Christmas Craft Markets to find something unique and handmade.
Check out these Christmas Craft Markets to get you in the festive spirit.
Circle Craft Christmas Market : November 11th – 15th – Vancouver Convention Centre West, the biggest market of them all, kicks off the Christmas Craft Season. Admission $12
River District Winter Craft Fair : Sundays in November and December – the 3rd edition, finds an expanded number of days filled with craft shopping at the River District Centre on Kerr Street. Free admission
Christmas at Hycroft : November 19th – 22rd – The Edwardian spendour of Hycroft Manor plays host to decor, artisans, family fun, entertainment and Santa. Admission $15
Vancouver Christmas Market : November 21st – December 24th – The popular Market returns to the Queen Elizabeth Plaza for a sixth season. Admission $8 (includes season pass)
Blim Holiday Market : November 22nd – Heritage Hall on Main Street has 50 artisans, jewellers, bakers and other vendors. Admission by donation
Dunbar Holiday Craft Fair : The 33rd edition, on November 28th – Hundreds of artists and vendors at Dunbar Community Centre with crafts, edible gifts, and entertainment. Admission $3 at door / $2 online
Strathcona Winter Fair : November 28th – The 5th Annual Winter Fair finds 50+ neighbourhood artists and non-profit vendors at Strathcona Community Centre – Admission $2
Portobello West Handmade for the Holidays Market : November 28th & 29th – The 9th annual market fills Creekside Community Centre with live music and vendors for all your local shopping needs. Admission $2
Make It! The Handmade Revolution : December 3rd – 6th at PNE Forum, join the handmade revolution with over 250 crafters, artisans and makers. Weekend admission $7
Toque 2015 : December 4th – 6th – The popular Western Front Annual Fundraiser and Craft Sale has added a day for you to show you support for the Wester Front’s year-round arts & music programs while getting your holiday shopping. Admission by donation
Vancouver Winter Wonderland : December 11th – 20th – A new 10 day Holiday festival takes over PNE Forum with entertainment, crafts, food and family holiday fun. Admission $5
Got Craft? Holiday Market : December 12th – 13th – The Pipe Shop Building is the new space for DIYers, crafters and handmade enthusiasts to come together for the two day sale. Admission $5 at the door / $3 online