Shopping Meets Festive Fun: The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Markets and Craft Fairs In and Around Calgary (2018 Edition)

Christmas Markets (Family Fun Calgary)

Ah, Christmas: twinkling lights, cocoa by the fireplace . . . and fighting hordes of people at the mall. This Christmas season, forget the mall . . . do your shopping and enjoy a festive holiday experience at the same time! Christmas markets and craft sales are a fun and affordable way to get into the holiday mood and tick some “to do’s” off your list.

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Calgary is – happily! – awash in Christmas craft fairs and markets, but here are a few that really stand out.

Festival of Crafts (Family Fun Calgary)

Festival of Crafts

The Festival of Crafts is one of Canada’s biggest holiday handcrafted shopping events, showcasing the very best that the Canadian handmade community has to offer. For four days (November 1 – 4, 2018), the BMO Centre at Stampede Park transforms into a magical marketplace featuring over 250 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers showcasing their beautiful works and interacting with shoppers, making this event a truly unique experience. Adult tickets are $7, and ages 17 and under get in free! Read more about it here.


Christmas in the Country Art Sale Leighton (Family Fun Calgary)

Christmas in the Country

Enjoy two weekends (November 3 – 4 & 10 & 11) of Christmas cheer in Alberta’s beautiful Foothills region! Over a thousand pieces of fine craft and unframed artworks by local artists will fill the Historic Leighton Home this November, in perfect time for getting a head start on purchasing season gifts and getting into the Christmas spirit. Beautiful decorations, festive treats, and the home’s historic ambience combine to make this special event a memorable part of your family’s season. Read more about it here.


Millarville Christmas Market (Family Fun Calgary)

Millarville Christmas Market

Just 35 min southwest of Calgary, the Millarville Christmas market is a popular country Christmas market with fabulous art, crafts, decorations, artisan food, gifts and more. Happening Nov. 8 – 11, 2018, with 250+ vendors, this is a huge market that takes place indoors and out. Family fun with free hayrides, Santa’s workshop, pony rides and photos with Santa. Read more about it here.

 


Okotoks Christmas Market (Family Fun Calgary)

Okotoks Christmas Market and Festival

The annual Okotoks Christmas Festival is one of the most exciting events in the Foothills region, as it marks the beginning of the Christmas season and takes place November 9 – 11, 2018. Bring your friends, invite your neighbours, and kick off your Christmas shopping at this fantastic event with over 175 artisans, boutique businesses, local artists & live entertainment! Old-fashioned Santa photos, live carolling and Santa’s workshop with crafts for kids are all part of the fun. MarketSquare’s events are always fun and fabulous, filled with music, entertainment, food, and a stunning array of handmade and unique products. Read more about it here.


Spruce Meadows Christmas Market (Family Fun Calgary)

Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market

Every year the Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market gives Calgarians a shopping experience filled with entertainment, delicious food, and unique gift buying opportunities. This year there will be 250+ vendors spreading Christmas Spirit in the indoor comfort of the Spruce Meadows Riding Hall, Equi-Plex. Joyful and lively entertainment will add to the special atmosphere. Adding to the Christmas spirit are over 74 kilometres of Christmas lights strung around the grounds, so come on out November 16 – 18, 23 – 25, and November 30 – December 2, 2018. Read more about it here.


Calgary Farmers Market Christmas (Family Fun Calgary)

Calgary Christmas Market

Calgary Farmers Market is continuing the holiday tradition and will be transforming into the premier destination to find everything for on the table and under the tree this upcoming holiday season. Dine with friends, enjoy live holiday entertainment, indulge in treats, and create memories with special activities. Find the very best from your favourite vendors, plus seasonal vendors, offering Yuletide gifts, food, jewellery, décor and more. There will be plenty of activities with Santa and cookie decorating, Tea with Mrs Claus, live ice carving, Santa’s reindeer, and more. Read more about it here.


 

Calgary Expo Holiday Event (Family Fun Calgary)

Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo Holiday Market

If you’re Dreaming of a Nerd Christmas, then the Expo Holiday Market on December 1 and 2, 2018, is the festive shopping extravaganza that you’ve been looking for! Deck the Halls with Boughs of Starships or enjoy Walking in a Nerdy Wonderland as you peruse aisles of comic book vendors, toy dealers, collectable retailers and more! Santa Claus will, of course, be Coming to Town to make a personal appearance as you celebrate The Most Wonderful Time of the Year geek-style. Read more about it here.


But, Wait! There Are Lots More Markets!

October Markets

Bearspaw Fall and Christmas Market

Christmas is coming and you’re invited to one of the first markets of the season! Come and visit over 90 vendors selling handmade wares. There will be a cash concession and an ATM onsite. Entry is $3 at the door.

When: October 19 – 21, 2018
Time: Friday: 10 am – 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Bearspaw Lifestyle Centre
Address: 253220 Bearspaw Road, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-239-1502
Email: programs@bearspawlc.ca
Website: www.bearspawlc.ca


Fall Festival 2018

Beat the Holiday Rush with this Fall Festival! Find all your holiday gifts at discounted prices or just shop for yourself. There will be something for everyone, from fabulous jewellery to clothing, home accessories, and more. Celebrate the cultural and diversity of our local community and support mums in business. The event is free and open to the public.

When: October 28, 2018
Time: 2 – 7 pm
Where: Nose Creek Valley Museum
Address: 1701 Main Street South, Airdrie, AB
Phone: 403-398-7363 or 403-278-7413
Email: designersinn18@gmail.com


November Markets

Bowness Annual Christmas Craft Sale

Looking for an exciting start to your holiday season? Come out on November 3rd, 2018 from 10 am – 3 pm for the Annual Bowness Christmas Craft Sale at the Bowness Community Association. Admission is free, so please come and show your support of the many local crafters and artists in attendance!

Vendor application forms are available via email or walk-in, Monday – Thursday from 9 am – 4 pm.

When: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Bowness Community Association
Address: 7904 43 Ave NW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.mybowness.com


Chestermere Christmas Craft Sale

Come to the Crazy4Crafts Chestermere Christmas Craft Sale. Admission is free with a donation to the Calgary Food Bank. Discover beautiful handmade gifts.

When:
 Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Chestermere Regional Recreation Centre
Address: 201 West Chestermere Drive, Chestermere, AB
Website: www.crazy4crafts.ca


Peace by Piece Christmas Marketplace

Come out to this Christmas marketplace filled with lovely handmade gifts, and get a jump on your Christmas shopping! Locally made and owned businesses are represented, featuring paper and fibre arts, handmade jewellery, and clothing. There’s a little something for everyone to start the Christmas shopping season. Free admission and parking, plus, transit accessible.

When: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: St Peter’s Anglican Church
Address: 903 75th Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-618-9946
Facebook: www.facebook.com/peacebypiecemarketplace


Riverbend Community Holiday Craft Fair

Riverbend Community Craft Sale offers a diverse variety of handcrafted items for sale. It includes baking, knitting/crocheting, jewellery, sewing/quilting, pottery, wood/glass crafts, papercrafts, seasonal items, and many others. Come to browse the many products and enjoy a day filled with Christmas ambience!

When: November 3, 2018
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Riverbend Community Association
Address: 19 Rivervalley Drive S.E. Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-236-7270
Website: www.riverbendcommunity.ca


greenC Holiday Night Market

You’ll love the second annual greenC Holiday Night Market. It’s filled with sustainable, crafty local artisans, honey, bakers, and mini makers. Come out for some community connecting over hot cocoa and fresh shortbread. Support a Calgary family in need this Christmas with your loonie (or larger) donation at the door.

When: Friday, November 9th, 2018
Time: 3 – 8 pm
Where: Hounsfield Heights Briar Hill Community Association
Address: 1922 – 14th Avenue NW, Calgary, AB (beside the Safeway at North Hill Mall)
Facebook: www.facebook.com


Varsity Christmas Craft Sale

You’re invited to the Varsity Christmas Craft Sale. The creative vendors and innovative artisans and home-crafters are offering handcrafted artwork, jewellery, toys, woodcrafts, photography, home decor, sewing, knitting, books, and so much more. Special features include BABA’s Ukrainian Food (perogies, cabbage rolls, borscht), VCA Toonies for Turkeys, VOOSC – Cochrane Humane Society, and Girl Guide Cookies.

When: Friday, November 9 – Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: Friday: 3 – 8 pm; Saturday 10 – 3 pm
Where: Varsity Community Association
Address: 4303 Varsity Dr. NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-288-9001
Website: www.vcacalgary.com


Cochrane Christmas Pottery Market

Looking for a unique gift? Come to the Christmas Pottery Market at Saffron Studios in Cochrane. There will be a wide variety of handmade pottery pieces will be available for purchase.

When: November 10 – 11, 2018
Time: Saturday: 11 am – 5 pm; Sunday: 12 – 4 pm
Where: Saffron Pottery Studio
Address: 203- 3rd Avenue Cochrane, AB
Phone: 403-613-9352
Website: www.saffron-collective-studios.com


Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar

At the Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale, tables will showcase a wide variety of unique & cultural items: homemade baking, handmade & Scandinavian crafts, toys, woodworking, knitting, painting, dolls, cards, jewelry, pottery and much more! Of course, there is also homemade baking from the Scandinavian countries, as well as a variety of other vendors. Get in some early Christmas shopping or head downstairs for a delicious Scandinavian lunch of authentic open-faced sandwiches, coffee, tea, and of course, a few sweets! Admission is only $1.

When: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 10:30 am – 3 pm
Where: Scandinavian Centre
Address: 739 – 20 Ave NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-284-2610
Website: www.scancentre.ca


Art Market Art & Craft Fair

Over 200 of Canada’s premier artists in one spot. Find that one of a kind gift for everyone on your list!

When: November 15 – 18, 2018
Time: 10 am – 9 pm on Friday and Saturday; 10 am – 7 pm on Saturday; 10 am – 5 pm on Sunday
Where: Telus Convention Centre
Address: 20 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
Event Page: www.facebook.com

 


Thorncliffe Greenview Craft Fair

This fair has more than 170 tables, with innovative and creative crafts, and fabulous gift ideas. Admission is FREE and the concession will be open.

When: November 16 – 17, 2018
Time: Nov. 16: 5 – 9 pm; Nov. 17: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Thorncliffe Greenview Community Association
Address: 5600 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-274-6840
Website: www.tgcacalgary.com


Crestmont Christmas Market

This Christmas market, from November 16th – 18th, 2018, is held at the Crestmont Hall, and typically draws from the communities of Valley Ridge, Tuscany, Bowness, Silver Springs, Scenic Acres, and of course, Crestmont. The market is well-established, running for at least 10 years (4 by the community association), with approximately 30 vendors on site. There will be live music this year on both Saturday and Sunday afternoons, while you get your shopping done early!

Vendor applications open! Visit the website for online applications. Vendors can pick a single day or multi-day options.

When: November 16th – 18th, 2018
Time: Friday, November 16th (6 – 9 pm)
Saturday & Sunday, November 17th – 18th (10 am – 4 pm)
Where: Crestmont Community Hall
Address: 12400 Crestmont Blvd SW, Calgary, AB
Email: Market@CrestmontCommunity.org
Website: www.crestmontcommunity.org


St. Jude School Fall Market

St. Jude’s School Council is hosting a Fall Market! There will be handmade crafts and company vendors for all your holiday shopping needs. You can also get pictures with Santa! Admission is free, but please bring a food bank donation.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: St. Jude School
Address: 730 Woodbine Blvd SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-971-5482
Website: www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/stjude


Silver Springs Christmas Crafter’s Market

Loads of vendor tables with unique handcrafted items by local crafters! One-of-a-kind jewellery, purses, soaps, hand-crafted wood products, posters & cards, knitted & crocheted items, Christmas items, original design toys, watercolour & acrylic paintings, candles, quilts & lots more! Non-perishable items for the Calgary Food Bank gratefully accepted.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Silver Springs Community Centre
Address: 5720 Silver Ridge Drive NW, Calgary, AB
Websitewww.silverspringscommunity.ca


Christmas Shopping Extravaganza in Scenic Acres

It’s your turn to be Santa. Come and shop your favourite home parties in time for holiday gift giving! It’s easy on November 17, 2018, when the best vendors gather together in one place! Some of the vendors include Norwex, Epicure, Rodan & Fields, Thirty One, and many more! Admission is free. Raffle tickets for gift baskets full of vendors’ products will be sold in support of a local charity.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Where: Scenic Acres Community Association
Address: 8825 Scurfield Drive NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-547-9589
Website: www.scenicacresca.ca


Marda Loop Christmas Market

This market features a variety of vendors offering handmade items and representing home-based businesses. Shop local to help keep our economy and entrepreneurs strong! The event is in support of the food bank and admission is by monetary or non-perishable food donation to the Calgary Food Bank.

When: November 17,  December 1, & December 15, 2018
Time: Nov. 17: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm; Dec. 1: 10 am – 3 pm; Dec. 15: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Marda Loop Community Association
Address: 3130 16 Street SW, Calgary, AB
Email: MardaLoopMarket@gmail.com
Facebookwww.facebook.com


Beaupre Community Christmas Craft Sale

Free admission, food concession, lots of great vendors!

When:
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Beaupre Community Hall (15 min west of Cochrane)
Address: 264257 Beaupre Creek Rd, Rocky View, AB
Website: www.beauprehall.com
More Info: www.cochrane-tourism.ca


New Brighton’s Annual Christmas Market

Santa may live at the North Pole but he shops in Calgary’s Deep South. Get into the spirit of the holiday season with the New Brighton Annual Christmas Market! Browse a wide variety of unique items from local artisans, home-based businesses, youth entrepreneurs and crafters, to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list and some treats for yourself too! Entry for all shoppers is free, however, guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Calgary Food Bank for those in need. RSVP is not required for this event as it is open to the public, so be sure to grab your friends and come out for a day of “treasure” hunting! Passports for the Deep South Christmas Markets will be available in each participating location and give shoppers the chance to win a gift basket valued at over $2000.

When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: New Brighton Residents Association
Address: 2 New Brighton Drive SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-781-6613
Website: www.newbrighton-connect.com


Balzac Christmas Market

One of the best little markets around! Two levels of shopping including home baking, Christmas decor, wood & knitted products and much, much more. FREE admission!

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Balzac Community Hall
Address: 10075, TWP 262, Balzac, AB
Event Page: www.facebook.com


Edgemont Holiday Craft Sale

Bring some cash and enjoy walking around the facility where many different vendors will be showing off their handmade work! Find everything from chocolate and saskatoons to pebble decor and giant Jenga. Fun for the whole family and free entrance, but you are welcome to bring a food donation or a dollar donation at the door. This donation will go directly into community food security. Food and drinks available to purchase.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Edgemont Community Association
Address: 33 Edgevalley Circle NW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.edgemont.ab.ca


Kananaskis Christmas Craft Fair

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city this holiday shopping season by taking the short drive to Redwood Meadows, just north of Bragg Creek. Tucked in the forest, you’ll find handcrafted gifts that are sure to become family heirlooms. Grab lunch and listen to some great tunes, too! See you there!

When: November 17 – 18, 2018
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Redwood Meadows
Address: 1 Manyhorses Drive, Redwood Meadows, AB
Phone: 403-949-3563
Website: www.facebook.com


St. Margaret School Christmas Market

St. Margaret School would like to invite you to take part in the upcoming Christmas Market. Come and find a place where you can purchase beautiful presents and food, plus, treat yourself to a bit of pampering! Visit the selection of new stalls and find Christmas treats for young and old. The Christmas Market is the biggest fundraiser for the school this year. So, put Saturday, November 17th, 2018, from 10 – 3 pm in your agenda; it’s going to be a great day!

St. Margaret School is seeking local food, clothing, and jewellery merchants, artists, and artisans to participate in this event.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: St. Margaret Elementary & Junior High School
Address: 3320 Carol Drive NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-471-0735
Facebook: www.facebook.com/stmargaretschoolcouncil


TTMAC Holiday Market

Get your holiday shopping done with unique and original gifts for friends and family at the Twins, Triplets, and More Association of Calgary.

When
: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Bonavista Downs Community Centre
Address: 1418 Lake Ontario Road SE, Calgary, AB
Website: www.ttmac.org


Auburn Bay Christmas Craft & Marketplace

It’s almost that time again. . . the Christmas Craft & Marketplace is back! This is a great opportunity to support the community and purchase great gifts just in time for the holidays. With a variety of exhibitors selling everything from unique and custom-crafted handmade products to all those products and services you love from popular direct marketing home-based businesses, there is something for everyone. Admission to the public is FREE! Event organizers are kindly requesting food donations, however, which will be collected on behalf of the Calgary Food Bank. Please bring cash and cheques for purchases as exhibitors may not have credit/debit machines.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Auburn House
Address: 200 Auburn Bay Blvd SE, Calgary, AB
Websiteauburnbay-connect.com


Shawnessy Christmas Craft Fair

Come and experience two floors of unique, hand-crafted items, as well as very select direct sellers – all here for your holiday shopping pleasure! You won’t want to miss finding fantastic items for every style and budget! Entry is free with a donation to the Calgary Food Bank.

When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Shawnessy Barn
Address: 224 Shawmeadows Road SW, Calgary, AB
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Holy Spirit Catholic Women’s League Craft Sale

Come and visit over 40 tables of handcrafted gifts and baking. Get your shopping going and relax in a festive atmosphere, with a concession available. Admission is $2 and 12 and under are free.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Holy Spirit Church
Address: 10827 – 24th Street SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-803-6543
Website: www.holyspiritcalgary.com


Lake Bonavista Christmas Craft Fair

The Christmas Craft Fair is the perfect opportunity to discover wonderful gift-giving ideas. Come out and support local artisans as we all begin to count down to Christmas.

When: November 17 – 18, 2018
Time: 9 am – 3 pm
Where: Lake Bonavista Community Association
Address: 1401 Acadia Drive SE, Calgary, AB
Website: www.lakebonavistacommunity.com


Aspen Crossing Christmas Market

Experience over 60 tables with an amazing shopping atmosphere! Pick out one of a kind gifts and visit the Antique Lounge or make a reservation in the dining car restaurant.

When: November 17 – 18 2018
Time:  Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Aspen Crossing – 1 KM West of Mossleigh on Hwy 24 (39 miles SE of Calgary)
Websitewww.aspencrossing.com


Canmore Christmas Artisans’ Market

It’s time for the 23rd Canmore Christmas Artisans’ Market! Join over 85 artisans and artists from Canmore and surrounding areas for the Bow Valley’s premier market of handcrafted items. Jewellery, photography, pottery, paintings, furniture, body products, clothing, fine foods, and so much more . . .  you’re sure to find the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list — including you! Stay for a snack or lunch; several food vendors will be serving up sweet and savoury treats.

Admission is $3 and is in support of the Canmore Preschool Society.

When: November 17 & 18, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Canmore Collegiate High School
Address: 1800 8th Ave, Canmore, AB
Website: www.canmoreartisansmarket.com


Cochrane Christmas Market

In the beautiful foothills setting at the Cochrane Ranche House, just 15 minutes from Calgary, you’ll find the Cochrane Christmas Market, the largest Christmas Market in Cochrane. Over 100 tables of talented vendors have unique gift ideas for everyone on your list, from crafts and jewellery to home furnishings and photography. Food donations will be accepted for the Cochrane Activettes Food Bank.  Admission is $3.00.

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Cochrane Ranche House
Address: 101 Ranche House Way, Cochrane, AB
Phone: 403-660-7474
Website: www.cochranechristmasmarket.com
More Info: www.cochrane-tourism.ca


Authentically Indigenous Craft Show ‘Holiday Edition’

Come to visit this annual holiday craft show with a unique twist. The Authentically Indigenous Craft Show ‘Holiday Edition’ features over 30 unique Indigenous artist vendors from the Calgary and Treaty 7 area of Southern Alberta. Here you’ll find handmade crafts, art, jewellery, food & more. This Craft Show features independent Indigenous artists, entrepreneurs, and everyday people that make great stuff! Make a plan to visit Santa and the Kids’ Zone, where kids can colour or make an ornament to take home, which sure to be a hit with the littles while you shop. Admission is $2 for adults and the kids are FREE! Plus, get free parking.

For vendor opportunities visit www.authenticallyindigenouscraftshow.com

When: November 17 & December 8, 2018
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Kerby Centre
Address: 1133 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-966-4006 or 597-889-8287
Email: Authentically-indigenous@hotmail.com
Website: www.authenticallyindigenouscraftshow.com


McMan Christmas Craft Fair

It’s time for McMan’s Annual Christmas Craft Fair! Come out on Thursday, November 22, 2018, from 2:30 – 7:30 pm at the McMan Zurich Court Office. There you’ll find art, baked goods, clothing, crafts, jewellery, Christmas ornaments, and so much more! Plus, there’s FREE admission and parking. If you would like to rent a table to sell items (Only $30 /table) please contact Trish: tricia.babuik@mcman.caAll proceeds from the table rentals will be going to the United Way Calgary and Area & McMan Hope Homes Programs.

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Time: 2:30 – 7:30 pm
Where: McMan Zurich Court Office
Address: 1538 25th Ave NE, Calgary, AB
Email: tricia.babuik@mcman.ca
Phone: 403-508-7756


Curated. Winter Market YYC

Some of the most amazing handmade makers and curators will be at Bowness Community Association this year, for a holiday shopping event! There will be 70 amazing handmade makers in a two-day event, with some of the best makers and curators the prairies have to offer. Enjoy entertainment, prizes, food trucks, and SHOPPING!

When: November 23 – 24, 2018
Time: Friday 5 – 9 pm; Saturday 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Bowness Community Association
Address: 7904 43 Ave NW, Calgary, AB
Facebook: Event Page


25th Annual Blessed Cardinal Newman Christmas Market

Shop a great market of over 100 vendors, grab a cup of hot cocoa in the Coffee Shop, and enjoy some live music. Admission is by donation.

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Blessed Cardinal Newman School
Address: 16201 McKenzie Lake Blvd SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-500-2092
Event Page: www.facebook.com


Winter Greens and Festive Lights Market

It’s the Christmas market season, and on November 24, 2018, you can visit the Winter Greens and Festive Lights Market. At this community Christmas market, you will find unique artisans selling locally handmade products. This is also the place to buy your homemade jams and baked goods. You will want to arrive here hungry – there is a seasonally decorated Christmas cafe for you to enjoy lunch, dessert or coffee after you’re done shopping. Plus, free admission!

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church
Address: 290 Edgepark Blvd NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-231-1443
Website: www.wpchurch.net/events


Scenic Acres Christmas Craft Sale

Come and shop local artisans and crafters to find unique Christmas gifts and decor! Admission is free. Baskets full of crafters’ products will be raffled in support of a local charity. Come support your local community and get some shopping done!

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Scenic Acres Community Association
Address: 8825 Scurfield Drive NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-547-9589
Website: www.scenicacresca.ca


West Hillhurst Holiday Craft Sale

Kick off your holiday shopping early and start it right with a large variety of hand-crafted products. Enjoy socializing with like-minded artisans and attendees, while taking in some seasonal Christmas music. This event is FREE to attend and is for the whole family!

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: West Hillhurst Community Association
Address: 1940 6th Ave NW, Calgary, AB
Event Page: www.facebook.com


Little Modern Market – Holiday Edition

A modern + local market in the suburbs = lots of great vendors! Admission $5 at the door; kids 14 and under get in free.

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Rally Pointe Volleyball Club
Address: 11511 35 Street SE, Calgary, AB
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Bearspaw Christmas Market

Come to the Crazy4Crafts Bearspaw Christmas Market. Admission is $2 (14 and under free) and
photos with Santa are from 12:30 – 3 pm.

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: RockPointe Church – Bearspaw
Address: 255024 Lochend Road NW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.crazy4crafts.ca


Cochrane Lioness Club Christmas Craft Market

$2 admission, door prizes, soup & sandwiches available for lunch!

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Cochrane Lion’s Event Centre
Address: 109 5th Ave, Cochrane, AB
Websitewww.cochranelioness.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com


Cochrane Christmas Artisan & Gift Market

At the market, you will find 30+ artisans and small businesses (handmade and non-handmade) brimming with amazing gift ideas and treats for everyone on your shopping list! Enjoy yummy treats, handmade jewellery, cozy leggings, and perfect kitchen gadgets to make this season just right. Free admission & please bring a donation for the Food Bank.

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Frank Wills Hall
Address: 405 1st Street East, Cochrane, AB
Websitewww.cochrane-tourism.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com


Splash Art Christmas Show & Sale

There is an upcoming Christmas Art Show & Sale as Neon Milkshake is proudly hosting the Splash Art Market. There will be 15 – 20 artists every weekend and 40+ in total.

When: Weekends: Saturday, November 24 – Sunday, December 16, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Neon Milkshake Art Studio
Address: 3- 7640 Fairmount Drive SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-200-5760
Website: www.neonmilkshake.com


Dalhousie Christmas Craft Fair

Come out to the 2018 Christmas Craft Fair at the Dalhousie Community Centre. You’ll find handmade and homemade goods for all ages.
Free entry and parking!

When: November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Dalhousie Community Centre
Address: 5432 Dalhart Rd. NW Calgary, AB


Kenneth D. Taylor School Christmas Market

Kenneth D. Taylor School Council is hosting their annual Charity Christmas Craft fair. Admission is free and they will be accepting donations to the Calgary Food Bank. More than 40 local vendors are busy preparing and handmaking goods that will fit everyone on your Christmas list. While shopping the market families can also enjoy kid-friendly activities, a tuck shop, and a visit with Santa.

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Kenneth D. Taylor School
Address: 30 Evanscove Circle NW, Calgary, AB
Facebook: Event Page


Foothills Alliance Church Christmas Market

Shop over 75 vendors offering handmade items, jewellery, and home-based businesses, and enjoy refreshments and an inspirational program at 10:45 am. There will be childcare for preschoolers available from 9 am – 12 pm; the drop-in rate is $7 per family.

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: 9 am – 1 pm
Where: Foothills Alliance Church – Women’s ministries
Address: 333 Edgepark Blvd, NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403 241-9777 Carla Olsen Draper, Pastor of Women’s Ministries
Website: www.foothillswomen.ca


December Markets

Harvest Hills Alliance Church Christmas Craft Sale and Tea

Come to this annual Christmas Craft Sale and Tea with over 100 vendors, including young entrepreneurs, as well as the popular Girl Guide room! Shop for a while and take a break in the Tea Room with free tea, coffee, and cookies!

When: November 30 – December 1, 2018
Time: Friday: 4 – 8 pm; Saturday: 9 am – 3 pm
Where: Harvest Hills Alliance
Address: 10099 Harvest Hills Blvd NW, Calgary, AB
Facebook: www.facebook.com


Strathcona Christie Aspen Community Association Holiday Craft Fair

Get in the holiday spirit with the SCA CA by shopping for unique handcrafted items and baked goods from the 40+ vendors at this one-day Christmas market. There will also be a Kids Fun Zone while you shop, concession should you get hungry or thirsty, roving carolers, and a kids’ entrepreneur market. Free admission!

When: December 1, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Strathcona Christie Aspen Community Association
Address: 277 Strathcona Dr SW
Phone: 403-249-1138
Website: www.scacalgary.ca


Christmas Craft Fair at the Hellenic Community Centre

Come and enjoy a Christmas Craft Fair at the Hellenic Community Centre on December 2, 2018. There will be Christmas entertainment from 12 – 2 pm & 3 – 5 pm and international songs and dances. Kids will love balloon-twisting, face-painting, and games and crafts. Get your shopping done early with handmade presents, marvelous pictures & decorations, beautiful clothes & unique accessories, natural products, and appetizing food & delicious sweets!

When: December 2, 2018
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
Where: Hellenic Community Centre
Address: 1 Tamarac Crescent SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-870-6542


Christmas Craft Parade at St. Michael School

Free admission, huge raffle, ATM on site, fabulous food, and 40+ vendors! Come be a part of this great fundraiser.

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: St. Michael School
Address: 4511 8 Ave. SW, Calgary, AB
Facebook: www.facebook.com


Killarney Glengarry Christmas Market

CLA church is hosting their first annual Christmas market for the community. Vendors and entrance are booked by donation with proceeds going towards the Lighthouse Voyage organization that works to stop sex trafficking in India and Nepal. They will also have crafts for kids and the option to get family Santa photos.

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Where: Christian Life Assembly Church
Address: 3214 28th St SW, Calgary, AB
Email: danielle@clacalgary.com
Website: www.clacalgary.com


Spotlight Market

Come and visit 40 different types of vendors from artists, crafters and direct marketers. FREE admission!

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Renfrew Community Association
Address: 811 Radford Road NE, Calgary, AB
Facebook: www.facebook.com


Seeds of Enrichment’s Christmas Market

Put a little African beat in your Christmas rhythm as you shop at the various vendors and pick up something for everyone on your list!

When: December 8 – 9, 2018
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Canmore Miners’ Union Hall
Address: 738 7th St, Canmore, AB
Website: www.facebook.com


Haysboro Winter Market

Shop from home businesses and artisan vendors! There will be a kids’ craft area, a chance to make a holiday centrepiece, and a concession.

When: Sunday, December 9, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Haysboro Community Hall
Address: 1204 89 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
Websitewww.haysboro.org


Downtown Winter and Christmas Markets

Don’t miss the Christmas Market downtown on the main floor of Gulf Canada Square. Are you looking for a truly unique and special item or gift basket for either that family member, friend, co-worker or client? This Market is for you! Bring your Christmas list and find what you are looking for!

When: December 12, 2018
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Gulf Canada Square
Address: 401-9 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-203-9243
Website: www.facebook.com

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