Ultimate Guide to Christmas Craft Fairs in Metro Vancouver (2018 edition)

Ultimate Guide to Christmas Craft Fairs in Metro VancouverWhether you are utterly lacking in crafting abilities, like I am, or in search of inspiration, a visit to a few Christmas craft fairs is a must-do holiday tradition. The majority of the craft fairs happen in November. Spend time amongst snowmen, angels, Santa decorations. Guaranteed the air will be filled with holiday-smells!

We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of all the craft fairs happening across Metro Vancouver. If we have missed one please send an email to vancouver@familyfuncanada.com and we will get our list updated faster than a snowflake melts.

The list of Christmas craft fairs is growing daily! To help you find the events closest to you, click on the city-name below and you will be taken to that section of the list. Happy shopping!

Abbotsford | Britannia Beach | Burnaby | Chilliwack | Coquitlam |Delta | Langley | Maple Ridge | Mission | New Westminster | North Vancouver | Pitt Meadows | Port Coquitlam | Port Moody | Richmond | Surrey | Vancouver | West Vancouver


Glenda’s Christmas Cottage:

Celebrating 30 years of spreading Christmas magic in Abbotsford. The charming Christmas cottage, in the Abbotsford countryside, is packed full of unique & wonderful Christmas decorations.
When: November 1 – December 23, 2018 (closed Mondays)
Time: 10am – 5pm (Tues – Sat) & noon – 5pm (Sun); Fridays open late until 7:30pm
Where: Glenda’s Christmas Cottage
Address: 4557 Mt. Lehman Rd, Abbotsford

St Ann’s Christmas Market

The annual Christmas Market features more than 80 vendors and lots of live entertainment.
When: November 2nd & 3rd, 2018
Time: 4pm – 9pm (Fri) & 9am – 4pm (Sat)
Where: St. Ann’s Catholic Church
Address: 33333 Mayfair Avenue, Abbotsford

Handpicked Pop-Up Christmas Market:

You’ll find makers, creators & some amazing collectors loaded up with all of their specialties & uniquely curated designs. Parking is free. Admission is $5.00 and kids 12 & under are free! Come and peruse the talent, shop small all while supporting local makers from around the Valley.
When: November 9 & 10, 2018
Time: 4pm – 9pm (Fri); 10am – 4pm (Sat)
Where: Quality Hotel & Conference Centre
Address: 36035 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford

West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace:

The West Coast Christmas Show is Western Canada’s leading holiday-season show that brings together 200+ exhibits featuring holiday gifts, fancy foods, decor ideas and handmade artisan products. There is fun for the kids in Santa’s Workshop and everyone will enjoy wandering through a Christmas fantasy of decorated Christmas trees set up by charities.
Date: November 16 – 18, 2018
Time: 2pm – 9pm (Fri); 10am – 6pm (Sat); 10am – 5pm (Sun)
Where: Tradex Exhibition Centre
Address: 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford

The Olde Farmhouse at Christmas:

Nothing says Christmas like the charm of the country. More than 100 wonderful vendors will fill Tradex in Abbotsford. It will be 2 days of “junking”. Antiques, vintage, collectibles, handmade treasures, jewelry…treasures for everyone. Admission is $6 for one day; $8 for 2. Children 12 and under are FREE.
When: November 24 & 25, 2018
Time: 9am – 4pm (Sat); 10am – 4pm (Sun)
Where: Tradex in Abbotsford
Address: 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford

Cornerstone’s 6th Annual Christmas Craft Fair & Bazaar:

Cornerstones Christmas Craft fair is a fundraising event showcasing many unique vendors and their creative abilities just in time for the holidays! Yummy food, raffles, some live entertainment and more.
Date: November 24, 2018
Time: 9am – 3:30pm
Where: Cornerstone School
Address: 3970 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford
Phone: 604-859-7867 or 604-302-4601


Norway Craft Fair:

Enjoy Norwegian goods such as fine jewelry, art work, baked goods & Christmas crafts. Be sure to enjoy a homemade waffle or their famous open-faced sandwiches. Admission is free.
When: TBA
Time: 12pm – 4pm
Where: Scandinavian Community Centre
Address: 6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby

Chelsea Christmas Craft Fair:

Local vendors are ready to boost your seasonal shopping with their handmade treasures. Chelsea Christmas Craft Fair is a non-profit event to help raise funds for our Chelsea Crafters Guild, a non-profit seniors arts & crafts club. Our goal is to continue to create a social interactive fun place for seniors, some with disabilities to spend an afternoon with others, with refreshments at no cost to the seniors. Admission is FREE and there are door prizes to be won!
When: November 10, 2018
Time: 9am – 3pm
Where: Chelsea Terrace
Address: 5899 Kincaid Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-559-8444
Website: www.facebook.com/chelseacraftfair

Holy Cross CWL Christmas Craft Market:

30 vendor tables featuring knitted and crocheted creations, handcrafted jewelry, cards and jams, jellies and chutneys and more.
When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Holy Cross School
Address: 1450 Delta Avenue, Burnaby

Swedish Christmas Market:

Lots of traditional, hand-made Christmas crafts & treasures to take home! There will be coffee, drinks, sandwiches & pastries available for purchase. Admission is free.
When: November 17 & 18, 2018
Time: 11am – 4pm
Where: Scandinavian Community Centre
Address: 6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby

St. Thomas More’s The Knights Christmas Market:

The 28th Annual Knights Christmas Market is a well-attended pop-up style christmas market held throughout the school. It was formerly known as The STMC Christmas Craft Fair. The ​Knights Christmas Market is one of the most enjoyable events of the Christmas season. It is a great place to start your holiday shopping and snag some deals on unique gifts. With over 100 juried artisans you will be able to find gifts for all members of your family! There are door prizes, raffles, baked goods, bistro, book fair, photo booth, entertainment, children’s activities and lots of Christmas cheer.
When: November 24 & 25, 2018
Time: 11am – 4pm
Where: St. Thomas More Collegiate
Address: 7450 12th Avenue, Burnaby

Japanese Craft & Bake Fair:

Nikkei Centre Craft & Bake Fair is a popular annual event that attracts over 1000 visitors who are looking for gifts for the holiday season or simply want to take home delicious treats made by local artisans.
When: November 17 & 18, 2018
Time: 11am – 5pm
Where: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
Address: 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby
Phone: 604-777-7000

Deer Lake Craft Festival:

2018 marks the 47th anniversary of the Deer Lake Craft Festival. The event features hand-made crafts from more than 60 BC artisans. The kids will love the face-painting & children’s craft table. There will also be live music and entertainment. Admission & parking are free.
When: November 16 – 18, 2018
Time: 11am – 7pm (Fri); 10am – 5pm (Sat & Sun)
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
Address: 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby

Swags & Bags:

Burnaby Gogos are creating fresh, green holiday door swags for their annual craft sale, plus one-of-a-kind bags, Safari Denim children’s wear, signature “gogo” totes, jewelry, unique stocking stuffers, Christmas crafts and yummy mixes (cookie, soup, hot cocoa). Free admission. Burnaby Gogos donates proceeds from their events to the Grandmothers Campaign, Stephen Lewis Foundation, to help African grandmothers who are turning the tide of AIDS in their communities.
When: TBA
Time: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Deer Lake United Church
Address: 5135 Sperling Avenue, Burnaby
Contact: Joan 604-435-9458 or Arlene 604-566-4280

Scandinavian Craft Fair:

Arts and Crafts – Baked Goods – Christmas Goodies — Refreshments and much much more! The annual Scandinavian Craft Fair at the Scandinavian Centre, hosted by the Vancouver Finlandia Club. Lots of local vendors, Finnish & Scandinavian crafts and merchandise, plus your favourite baked goods! Scandinavian Deli will be open for lunch. Admission and parking are both free.
When: November 25, 2018
Time: 11am – 4pm
Where: Scandinavian Community Centre
Address: 6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby


5th Annual 2 Day Christmas Market:

Showcasing local home based businesses in the Fraser Valley. Handmade items, home decor, fashion, ceramics, sweet & treats, beauty and much much more! First 100 ladies each day through the door will receive a carnation. Kiddies crafts tables will be set up so you can shop in peace as well as face-painting. Food truck will be on location offering a great selection from their lunch menu!! 90+ door prizes to be won with proceeds going to a local charity. Admission is free.
When: November 3 & 4, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Sports Landing Centre
Address: 45530 Spadina Avenue, Chilliwack

Chilliwack Christmas Craft Market:

Come out and enjoy the 44th Annual Chilliwack Christmas Craft Market. You will find quality handcrafted, one of a kind items for everyone on your list. Products are crafted from artisans throughout B.C. Explore aisles filled with gourmet preserves, delicious sweet treats, pottery, wood carved pieces, glass arts, bath and body care, jewelry, toys, clothing, home décor and so much more! Admission $4; kids 10 and under are free!
When: November 16 – 18, 2018
Time: noon – 8pm (Fri); 10am – 6pm (Sat); 10am – 4pm (Sun)
Where: Heritage Park, Chilliwack
Address: 44140 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack

Chilliwack Christmas Craft Crawl:

Tour small boutique businesses in the country, featuring the very best in a wide variety of handcrafted gifting ideas! Shop in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere, with door prizes and refreshments at every stop on the tour. Pick up your Craft Crawl invite & tour map at any of the participating locations, have it stamped by at least 6 participants for a chance to win the Grand Prize Gift Basket. You’ll find something uniquely different at each stop of this juried event, including: pottery, soaps, honey, quilting, scarves, jewelry, garden gifts, original art paintings & gift cards, festive garlic & artisanal food products and much more!
When: November 22 – 25, 2018
Time: 10am – 5pm (Thurs – Sat) & 11am – 4pm (Sun)
Where: various locations in Chilliwack
Address: see the map for specific locations

A Country Christmas:

A handmade country Christmas event offering 70+ of BC’s amazing artisans. Admission will be a donation to basics for babies 93.7 JRfm – Today’s Hot Country (min $2 cash, diapers, formula, baby items only please)
When: December 1 & 2, 2018
Time: 10am – 5pm
Where: Tzeachten Hall
Address: 45855 Promontory Road, Chilliwack

All About Christmas Expo:

A fabulous Christmas Gift Expo, full of gift ideas, bargains and more from local home-based & small businesses! $3 admission and children 10 & under are FREE.
When: December 7 – 9, 2018
Time: 4pm – 9pm (Friday) & 10am – 4pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Where: Chilliwack Heritage Park
Address: 44140 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack


Christmas Boutique at Place des Arts:

Looking for locally made, ethical gifts this holiday season? Look no further than Place des Arts’ annual Christmas Boutique! The boutique features finely handcrafted ornaments and decorations as well as an abundance of artful gifts that hold year-round appeal – all made by artisans in our community.
When: November 13 – December 22, 2018
Time: 9am – 9pm (weekdays), 9am – 5pm (Sat), 1pm – 5pm (Sun)
Where: Place des Arts
Address: 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam

Charles Best Winter Market:

This is an exclusive fundraising event that is held once a year with a huge variety of businesses all together under one roof. There will be door prizes, raffles, food & beverages.
When: November 16, 2018
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Where: Dr Charles Best Secondary School
Address: 2525 Como Lake Avenue, Coquitlam

Glen Pine Old Fashioned Bazaar:

Enjoy the tradition of a Christmas Bazaar with a great selection of handmade items for everyone on your shopping list. Items are made by the Glen Pine Crafters, Quilters and other local crafters. Admission to the event is FREE. The Lemon Tree Café will be open to purchase snacks and refreshments. Parking is available onsite in the underground parking lot, on surrounding streets or on the surface lots off Burlington Drive.
When: November 18, 2018
Time: 10 a.m. – 2p.m.
Where: Glen Pine Pavilion
Address: 1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam
Phone: 604.927.6940
Website: www.coquitlam.ca


Silk Threads Christmas Craft Show:

2018 marks the 32nd year of the Silk Threads Christmas Craft Show. In years past Margaret Ryding has converted her gorgeous Tsawwassen home into a Christmas wonderland but for 2018 she is moving to a new location. Hand-selected artists display their magical creations. This is a Christmas show not to be missed. **Please note the new location for this event for the first time in 32 years**
When: November 1 – 3, 2018
Time: 10am – 8pm (Thurs & Fri); 10am – 5pm (Sat)
Address:5430 10th Avenue, Tsawwassen (Delta)

Creative Treasures Christmas Craft Fair:

You are guaranteed to find one-of-a-kind items at this craft fair as everything must be hand made! Admission is FREE, there is a tea room catered by Mr Moms World. All forms of payment are accepted.
When: November 7 – 10, 2018
Time: 10am – 5pm (Wed, Fri & Sat); 10am – 8pm (Thurs)
Address: 10379 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta (corner of #10 Hwy & 104th Street)

Holly Elementary Christmas Market and Bake Sale:

It’s the 5th annual Holly Elementary Christmas Market and Bake Sale. Browse 35 local artisans and vendors, don’t forget to visit the bake sale. Admission is free.
When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Address: 4625 62nd Street, Ladner (Delta)

Shop Sweet Christmas Market:

Come enjoy a variety of sweet local artisans at their 4th annual Christmas Market! A one-stop shop for everyone on your Christmas list. Admission is $5.
When: December 1, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Harris Barn
Address: 4140 Arthur Drive, Delta

Cougar Canyon Elementary Market Place:

You are invited to the Cougar Canyon Market Place where you will find crafts, treats, and oodles of holiday shopping.
When: December 1, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Cougar Canyon Elementary
Address: 11664 Lyon Road, Delta


Langley Meadows Community Association 6th Annual Winter Craft Sale:

Dozens of vendors offering many unique items to help you complete your holiday shopping list.
When: November 3, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Langley Meadows Community School
Address: 2244 Willoughby Way, Langley

Murrayville Holiday Market:

A fantastic Christmas craft fair awaits at the Murrayville Hall. Admission is free and there will be more than 40 vendors in attendance.
When: November 17 & 24; December 1 & 8, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Murrayville Hall
Address: 21667 48th Avenue, Langley
Website: www.facebook.com/MurrayvilleCraftFair

Belmont Elementary Craft Fair:

When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Belmont Elementary School
Address: 20390 40 Avenue, Langley
Website: www.facebook.com

L+S Winter Craft Fair:

L+S Crafts is pleased to host it’s first Winter Craft Fair! Free Admission. Vendors will be selling soaps, jewellery, dog products, paper crafts, housewares, food products, and much much more. Gift bag for first 25 guests.
When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10am to 5pm
Where: Willoughby Hall
Address: 20890 83rd Avenue, Langley
Phone: 604-930-2824
Website: www.landscrafts.ca

Richard Bulpitt Elementary Holiday Craft Fair:

Looking for that one-of-a-kind gift? With 50 unique vendors showcasing locally, handmade products, you’ll have a fun and festive time stocking up on some creative finds. Free admission. Concession available. Family friendly.

When: November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Richard Bulpitt Elementary
Address: 20965 77A Avenue, Langley
Website: www.facebook.com

Bloom Winter Market:

Shop Fort Langley’s Bloom Market, for handcrafted goods by local, independent artists and artisans from around BC!  The Market will feature quality, handcrafted goods by 40+ artisans, live holiday music, and festive treats. From art, glass, wood, jewellery, clothing, leather, knit wear, body products, paper goods, and more, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list!  Admission is $2 for adults (children 12 and under are free). Free parking is available on Glover Rd and behind the Hall.
When: November 24 & 25, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Fort Langley Community Hall
Address: 9167 Glover Road, Fort Langley

Coghlan Christmas Craft Fair :

Coghlan Fundamental School will be hosting a Christmas Craft Fair in Aldergrove. THe little school in the country plays host to unique vendors who are selling holiday crafts, gifts, and goodies.
When: November 24, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Coghlan Elementary School
Address: 4452 256 Street, Aldergrove (Langley)

Shift Handmade Holiday Remix:

Ditch the mall and hit up this remix of local, handmade, artisan & crafty goodness. Buy great gifts & support over 25 local businesses this holiday season. This is not your grandma’s craft fair!
When: December 1, 2018
Time: 10am – 5pm
Where: West Langley Hall
Address: 9400 208th Street, Langley

Maple Ridge

Hammond Elementary Bazaar & Craft Show:

Find holiday crafts, goodies & more at the Hammond Elementary Bazaar & Craft Show. Check out their Facebook page for more details as the event draws closer.
When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Hammond Elementary
Address: 11520 203 Street, Maple Ridge

Whonnock Elementary’s Winter Wonderland Handmade Market:

Find holiday crafts, goodies & more at Whonnock Elementary’s 3rd annual Winter Market. Admission is free, there will be a concession stand and food truck on site. Everyone is asked to please bring a non-perishable donation for the food bank.
When: November 4, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Whonnock Elementary School
Address: 27471 112 Avenue, Maple Ridge

Blue Mountain Elementary Winter Market:

Come join check out the 2nd annual Blue Mountain Elementary Winter Market. Lots of shopping, food, and entertainment for the kids. Non-perishable food donations will be accepted for the local food bank. With over 40 tables of goodies, there’s something for everyone!
When: November 10, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Blue Mountain Elementary
Address: 12153 248 Street, Maple Ridge

Eric Langton Elementary Holiday Craft Fair:

With more than 100 new & returning vendors you are bound to find a whole slew of holiday treasures and make a sizeable dent in your shopping list. There is a raffle and admission is by donation.
When: December 2, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Eric Langton Elementary School
Address: 12138 Edge St,, Maple Ridge


Mission Christmas Craft Fair:

Back for the their 37th year, the Mission Arts Council presents the Mission Christmas Craft Fair. All 100+ vendors are juried artists so you can be guaranteed to find top-notch items for everyone on your Christmas shopping list. Admission is by donation.
When: November 3 – 4, 2018
Time: 10am – 5pm (Sat) & 10am – 4pm (Sun)
Where: Heritage Park Secondary – Clarke Theatre entrance
Address: 33700 Prentis Avenue, Mission

New Westminster

Connaught Fall Craft Fair:

The craft fair will be featuring soaps, bath products, paper crafts, jewelry, artwork, Christmas crafts and other fine handmade items. Vendors if you would like to book a table please email connaughtcraftfair@gmail.com before October 10, 2018. Tables are $25 and will be going to our youth program.
When: October 27, 2018
Time: 10am to 2pm
Where: Connaught Heights Pentecostal Assembly
Address: 2201 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster
Phone: 604 836-5493

Artisan Crafts for Africa:

Artisan Crafts for Africa is a 3-day craft event featuring handmade, local, beautiful artisanal crafts. Free admission, free parking, wheelchair accessible. Sunday (Nov 4) is Family Day at the sale with special tables for kids to shop for family gifts, cookies to decorate and eat, ArtsToGo imagination station for kids’ crafts, BBQ hotdogs by donation. All proceeds to the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers Campaign .
When: November 2 – 4, 2018
Time: 4pm – 8pm (Fri), 10am – 3pm (Sat) & 11am – 2pm (Sun)
Where: Unifor Hall
Address: 326 12th Street, New Westminster

New West Craft Christmas Night Market:

New West Craft Christmas Night Market returns on Saturday, December 2 from 6pm to 9:30pm at River Market in beautiful downtown New Westminster. Shop over 50+ handmade vendors. Enjoy live music and indulge in some delicious food and drinks. The best kind of shopping experience includes beer and wine. We will have both! This is a free and family-friendly event.
When: December 1, 2018
Time: 6pm – 9:30pm
Where: River Market
Address: 810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster
Website: www.facebook.com

North Vancouver

Burrard Yacht Club Craft & Artisan Fair

Visit the clubhouse for some great gift browsing for those special people on your holiday list or just for special you! Coffee and baked goods sold by donation to raise money for the Burrard Yacht Club Juniors Program. Locally made crafts, foods and spices, and nautical attire items available for sale for the whole family. No entrance fees! Most vendors will only accept cash.
When: November 3, 2018
Time: 11am –3pm
Where: Burrard Yacht Club
Address: 10 Gostick Place North Vancouver

St Thomas Aquinas Christmas Craft Fair:

St. Thomas Aquinas Christmas Craft Fair is a pop-up style market held annually as a fundraiser for the high school. Enjoy their community tradition for shopping, door prizes, raffles, baked goods, lunch and Christmas cheer. 2018 marks the 32nd annual craft fair hosted by St Thomas Aquinas.
When: November 4, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: St Thomas Aquinas
Address: 541 W Keith Road, North Vancouver

Fair Trade Christmas Market:

Ten Thousand Villages, the oldest and largest Fair Trade non-profit organization in North America, partners with thousands of talented artisans around the world in healthy business relationships. And they’re presenting a Fair Trade Christmas Market at St. Andrew’s United Church. Make a positive difference by purchasing Fair Trade handcrafted gifts, decorations and products for the Christmas season. Everyone welcome!
When: November 24, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: St Andrew’s United Church
Address: 1044 St George’s Avenue at 10th Street, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-985-0408

Silver Harbour Christmas Market:

Visit the Silver Harbour Christmas Market and enjoy handmade arts & crafts, delicious baked goods, vintage attic treasures, a tea room, and craft supplies.
When: November 24, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Silver Harbour Centre
Address: 144 E 22nd Street, North Vancouver

Ridgeway Holiday Craft Fair:

The Ridgeway Holiday Craft Fair is back and will feature a collection of over 35 local artisans and small businesses offering their wares to holiday shoppers plus fun crafts for kids! This event is FREE and open to the whole community. Proceeds of the event benefit the Ridgeway Elementary PAC.
When: November 25, 2018
Time: 11am – 3pm
Where: Ridgeway Elementary School
Address: 420 East 8th Street, North Vancouver

Fall for Local Holiday Market:

Come check out the best two-day shop small event to discover some of the best independent brands when they return to the North Shore for the 2018 Fall For Local Pop-Up Market. Tickets Include: unlimited re-entry all weekend long, more than 80 independent brands, FREE Gift wrapping station, FREE DIY Station by Il Fioraio Floral Design, FREE “Local Canvas Tote Bags” (first 50 guests on each day). Online tickets are $3; tickets at the door are $5 and cash only.
When: December 8 – 9, 2018
Time: 11am – 5pm
Where: The Pipe Shop Venue
Address: 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver

Pitt Meadows

Pitt Meadows Elementary Christmas Craft Fair:

Enjoy an evening of Christmas shopping for the whole family. Over 30 vendors with wonderful Christmas gift ideas & services. Kids activity area, raffle prizes, cookie walk, concession & much more.
When: TBA
Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: Pitt Meadows Elementary
Address: 11941 Harris Road, Pitt Meadows

Port Coquitlam

Archbishop Carney’s Christmas Craft Fair:

Come and enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas at Archbishop Carney’s Christmas Craft Fair. This two day event will have over 150 tables with unique selections of quality hand-crafted gifts; plus wonderful door prizes and raffle prizes to be won. The Christmas Craft Fair at Archbishop Carney is one of our family favourites; we look forward to this event every year. Admission is $3, Student & Seniors $1, Kids Free.
When: November 10 & 11, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm (Sat); 10am – 3pm (Sun)
Where: Archbishop Carney Secondary School
Address: 1335 Dominion Avenue, Port Coquitlam

Riverside Secondary Winter Market:

2018 marks the 23rd annual Winter Market & Craft Fair at Riverside Secondary. There will be more than 100 crafters, artisans & vendors as well as a concession, bake sale & basket raffles. Admission is $2 for adults; kids 12 & under are FREE. Hold onto your entrance ticket as that is your ticket for the door prize.
When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Riverside Secondary School
Address: 2215 Reeve Street, Port Coquitlam

Port Moody

Seaview Holiday Market & Craft Fair:

Seaview Community School PAC presents their 4th Annual Market & Craft Fair Fundraiser! A great mix of marketeers and crafters! Holiday music, door prizes, kids make-n-take craft, holiday mini photo, concession.
When: November 24, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Seaview Community School
Address: 1215 Cecile Drive, Port Moody
Phone: 604-780-5535
Website: www.facebook.com

3rd Annual Port Moody Christmas Craft Fair:

There will entertainment throughout the day, food trucks and raffles! There’s no entry fee, but donations to Share Family and Community Services Society are appreciated. Parking is  available in the rear of the building near the recreation centre, in the underground parkade or on Knowle Street. Remember only 15 minute parking in front of City Hall.
When: December 8th, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: City Hall Galleria
Address: 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
Phone: 604-780-5535
Website: pmcraftfair.weebly.com


Dixon Craft Fair:

Get a head start on holiday shopping with 38+ artisans displaying their talents. Keep the kids busy while you shop – visit the cake walk, gingerbread house decorating & many other activities. With raffles, wine auction & much much more, there’s something for everyone. Bring your family, friends & neighbours for a night of merriment & mirth! Admission is free.
Date: November 21, 2018
Time: 6 – 8:30pm
Address: 9331 Diamond Road, Richmond
Email:  dixoncraftfair@gmail.com
Website: www.facebook.com

Steveston Christmas Craft Fair:

Richmond’s biggest Christmas Craft Fair returns to the Steveston Community Centre on November 24th. With more than 160 tables of juried home-crafted arts, baking, canning, jewelry, textiles, toys and other treats you are sure to complete much of your gift-buying for this holiday season. Admission is by donation.
When: November 24, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Steveston Community Centre
Address: 4111 Moncton Street, Richmond

Britannia Shipyards Christmas Craft Fair:

Come out to the First Annual Britannia Shipyards Christmas Craft Fair! With 30+ artisan vendors, this event will be the perfect place to pick up one a kind gifts for you or your loved ones this season. Hosted in the historic Seine Net Loft, come and experience this unique kind locale in the historic Steveston. Admission is FREE!
When: December 1, 2018
Time: 11:00am – 4:30pm
Where: Britannia Shipyards
Address: 5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond
Phone: 604-238-8050


North Surrey Handmade Market:

More than 30 vendors will be showcasing their handmade items at the 2018 North Surrey Handmade Market.
When: November 3, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Ecole Riverdale Elementary
Address: 14835 108A Avenue, Surrey

Maple Green Elementary Craft Fair:

Come out and find that unique gift you’ve been looking for! The fair has amazing vendors booked to help you finish that Christmas shopping early. Not only will this be less holiday stress for you, but you will also have supported local businesses and helped provide students with educational resources!
Date: November 16, 2018
Time: 2pm – 7pm
Where: Maple Green Elementary
Address: 14898 Spenser Dr, Surrey

Alex House Christmas Craft Fair:

White Rock is teaming with talented artists. In light of the very successful craft fairs in the past, Alexandra House is hosting another Christmas Craft Fair in 2018.
When: November 17, 2018
Time: 9am – 3pm
Where: Alexandra House
Address: 2916 McBride Avenue, Surrey

Crafty Affaire Holiday Market:

Local Handmade Holiday Shopping! Crafty Affaire Market is where you’ll find handmade creations, one-of-a-kind treasures and delicious treats for all! Swag bags for the first 25 customers. Admission by donation.
When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10am to 5pm
Where: Ocean Park Community Hall
Address: 1577 128 Street, South Surrey
Website: www.craftyaffaire.com

Heart to Home Holiday Market:

Renowned local artists will dazzle shoppers with original paintings, handcrafted jewelry, one-of-a-kind cards, children’s books, stunning silk scarves, cozy hand-knit wraps & more! While you shop enjoy a cup of warm apple cider and live music.
When: November 17 & 18, 2018
Time: noon – 5pm
Where: Surrey Arts Centre
Address: 13750 88th Avenue, Surrey

Purley Local Winter Market:

Get ready to enjoy over 35 of your favourite local brands, artisans and bakers in one place for one day only. You’re sure to find something for you and all the littles in your life. There will be great local prizes giveaways and FREE swag bags for the first 50 shoppers. Admission is $3 for adults; kid are FREE.
When: TBA
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Kwomais Lodge & Sanford Hall
Address: 1367 128th Street, South Surrey

Semiahmoo Arts Society’s Holiday Market:

Come shop local and buy handmade gifts for everyone on you list. Over 30 vendors, family friendly and FREE admission.
When: November 30th & December 1st, 2018
Time: 30th 1:00 pm-7:00 pm 1st 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
Where: South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre
Address: 14601-20th Avenue, Surrey
Phone: 604-536-8333
Website: www.semiahmooarts.com

Winter Wonderland Christmas Bazaar:

Come out and get your Christmas shopping started or finished while supporting your local small businesses. Enjoy some great food and festivities. There will be swag bags for the first 50 people to attend. A special guest in a red suit will be making an appearance and you don’t want to miss that. Admission is $3 and FREE for children 12 and under. The Surrey food bank will be there accepting food and cash donations.
When: December 8, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Shannon Hall
Address: 70 Avenue, Surrey

Walnut Road Elementary Holiday Market:

Come out and enjoy the day with cherished returning businesses as well as bright and cheery faces new to the Market this year. The main area will be filled to the brim for your shopping pleasure but keep your eyes peeled for goodies like a photographer doing onsite sessions, music filling the air and a full concession along with a bake sale. A donation to the students at Walnut Road Elementary is all that’s asked. You may even win one of their many prizes coming from the 50/50 and raffle basket draws. All vendors are donating pieces of their art and outside businesses such as Capilano Suspension Bridge offering day passes!
When: Saturday, December 8, 2018
Time: 10am-3pm
Where: Walnut Road Elementary School
Address: 16152 82nd Street, Surrey, BC
Website: www.facebook.com


Vancouver Art Guild 18th Annual Show and Sale:

More than 500 original works of art by more than 30 local artists. Featured will be abstracts, landscapes, florals, and still life using a wide variety of media including oil, acrylic, watercolour, and mixed media. The guild also offers cards, calendars, and jewelry on display and for sale. Refreshments are served and there is an art table for small children.
When: November 4, 2018
Time: 11am – 5pm
Where: Jericho Hill Centre
Address:  416 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

Circle Craft Christmas Market:

Since 1973, Circle Craft Co-operative has presented a Christmas Market. Generations of Vancouverites and visitors have attended, enjoying a market where they come face-to-face with fine BC and Canadian artisans and their work: wood-turners, glassblowers, sculptors and potters, clothing and jewellery designers, toy-makers, and many more! Tickets are available online with a discount if purchased before November 7th at 10am.
When: November 7 – 11, 2018
Time: 10am – 9pm (Wed-Fri), 10am – 7pm (Sat); 10am – 5pm (Sun)
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, West
Address:  1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

Christmas at Hycroft:

The Hycroft Heritage Preservation Foundation is hosting its 45th annual Christmas at Hycroft.  Come experience the magic of live music, local artisans, kitchen creations, door prizes, Santa and much more all inside the traditional Edwardian mansion.  All three floors of the gorgeous Hycroft manor are decorated and are sure to inspire the holiday season in you. Santa visits 3-5pm (Thurs & Fri) and 1-4pm (Sat & Sun). Check out the full entertainment line up here. Admission is: adults $15; children 13 and under are FREE when accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available for purchase onsite only (cash, debit, VISA & MasterCard are accepted).
When: November 15 – 18, 2018
Time: 11am – 9pm (Thurs – Sat); 11am – 6pm (Sun)
Where: Hycroft Mansion
Address: 1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver

34th Annual Britannia Christmas Craft Fair:

Santa is visiting the Britannia Christmas Craft Fair. You can get your holiday shopping done early! Admission is $2.
When: November 16 – 18, 2018
Time: 3pm – 8pm (Nov 16), 10am – 4pm (Nov 17-18)
Where: Britannia Community Services Centre, Gym D
Address: 1661 Napier Street, Vancouver

All Tomorrow’s Parties – A Vintage & Makers Market:

With 30+ vendors, a tarot reader, a food truck and a snack shack, All Tomorrow’s Parties is a one-stop-shop for all your holiday necessities this season. From perfect gifts, party outfits and fabulous vintage housewares they have you covered! You’ll find locally handcrafted jewelry, ceramics, soaps, candles, chocolates and more! Handmade frozen pierogies and cabbage rolls are available for sale to take home for a quick and delicious dinner after a long day of shopping! All items are hand crafted in Canada or vintage. The hall is accessible.
When: November 17 & December 15, 2018
Time: 11am – 5pm
Where: UOC Hall
Address: 154 East 10th Avenue, Vancouver

Crofton House Winter Bazaar:

Crofton House School welcomes the public onto its campus for one of its most valued traditions: the Crofton House Winter Bazaar. The bazaar is a family-oriented festival-style event with something for everyone – and ALL proceeds go to KidSafe, a local children’s charity. Celebrate the holiday spirit and help make a difference in our community.
When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Crofton House School
Address: 3200 41st Avenue West, Vancouver
Phone: 604-263-3255
Website: www.croftonhouse.ca/bazaar

West Coast Area Girl Guides Holiday Craft Fair:

When: November 17, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: St Philip’s Anglican Church
Address: 3737 West 27th Avenue, Vancouver
Website: www.facebook.com

Renfrew Park Craft Fair:

Get a head start on your Christmas shopping at the very popular Renfrew Park Craft Fair. It’s a great place to find unique gifts. If you are the crafty sort, come and sell your own handmade items. Free admission.
When: November 25, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Renfrew Park Community Centre
Address: 2929 East 22nd Avenue, Vancouver

Holiday Craft Fair:

This is an annual sell-out event you won’t want to miss! Only handcrafted items will be sold at this event. Admission to the Holiday Craft Fair is FREE.
When: November 24 & 25, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: West End Community Centre
Address: 870 Denman Street, Vancouver

Dunbar Holiday Craft Fair:

Check out the 36th annual holiday craft fair at the Dunbar Community Centre. There will be thousands of handmade crafts, 140 local artisans, entertainment, child minding services, food trucks and prizes. Over 2,000 people attend each year and find wonderful gifts and goodies for their friends and families. New at the fair – prepared foods! You’ll find cakes, cookies, jams and jellies and much more! $5 at the door. $4 in advance. Children under 12 are FREE!
When: November 24, 2018
Time: 10am – 5pm
Where: Dunbar Community Centre
Address: 4747 Dunbar Street (at West 31st Ave), Vancouver

Kensington Holiday Craft Fair:

As a juried craft fair, all goods are primarily handmade/handcrafted by wonderfully talented peopled from around the Lower Mainland. Beautiful one-of-a-kind gifts can be found … choose from delicate pottery, exquisite jewellery, unique stationery, seasonal decorations, custom clothing and much more. Best of all, admission is free!
When: December 1, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Kensington Community Centre
Address: 5175 Dumfries Street, Vancouver

Kitsilano Winter Market:

The Winter Market will be back this December! Held at Kits House, it’s a one-day indoor event focusing on local and sustainable crafts and food. It’s a great opportunity to get a head start on your Christmas shopping, get to know your neighbours, and have some festive fun!
When: December 1, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
Address: 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver
Phone: 604-736-3588
Website: www.kitshouse.org/winter-market

Got Craft? Holiday Edition:

Got Craft? showcases independent, local vendors with a wide variety of curated handmade goods ranging from jewelry, clothing, ceramics, stationary, housewares, plush toys, local artists, and more. Admission is $3 online or $5 at the door.
When: December 8 & 9, 2018
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where: Maritime Labour Centre
Address: 1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver

Make It! Holiday Show:

Shop for one-of-a-kind handmade items from over 265 of Canada’s hottest urban artisans, designers & crafters! Make It Holiday Show fuses indie shopping, and live music from up-and-coming local musicians to create a dynamic, upbeat experience! There will be something for everyone from fashion, accessories, art, jewelry, baby items, home decor and stuff for the guys!  Be sure to get your Early Bird tickets! There is a cost for parking (in 2017 it was $12, I haven’t been able to locate the 2018 rate).
When: December 12 – 16, 2018
Time: 5pm – 9pm (Wed) 11am – 9pm (Thurs & Fri); 10am – 6pm (Sat); 11am – 5pm (Sun)
Where: PNE Forum
Address: 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Website: www.makeitshow.ca

Toque: Western Front’s Annual Craft Fair:

Toque, Western Front’s Annual Fundraiser and Craft Fair is a showcase of 25+ Vancouver / Vancouver Island-based artists and designers with wares ranging from textiles, ceramics and jewellery, to books, bags and candles. Proceeds support Western Front’s year-round art and music programs. Admission is by donation, suggested $2. The event is family-friendly, open to all ages, and will feature a kids’ craft table on Saturday/Sunday.
When: November 30 – December 2, 2018
Time: 6 – 10pm (Fri); 11am – 5pm (Sat & Sun)
Where: Western Front
Address: 303 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver

Shiny, Fuzzy, Muddy:

The Shiny Fuzzy Muddy Show will exhibit and sell the work of 27 artists in the world of fashion, art, and design. The Shiny Fuzzy Muddy Show is committed to showcasing high quality Canadian design, craftsmanship, and material sensibility. Created as an antidote to large-scale craft fairs, the Shiny Fuzzy Muddy Collective aims to present a pleasant shopping atmosphere where patrons can be sure to find meaningful and inspiring objects. Admission is $4.
When: December 8 & 9, 2018
Time: 11am – 6pm (Sat) & 10am – 6pm (Sun)
Where: Heritage Hall
Address: 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
Website: www.shinyfuzzymuddy.com

Crafty Affaire Holiday Market:

Finish off your Holiday Shopping at our last market of the season. Over 100 local makers & artisans offering handmade creations, one-of-a-kind treasures and delicious treats for all! Swag bags for the first 50 customers. Admission is by donation.
When: December 1, 2018
Time: 10am to 5pm
Where: Croatian Cultural Centre
Address: 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Winter Craft Market at Wesbrook Village:

For the first time ever, the Wesbrook Village Winter Event will span two days or double the festivities. This year we’re partnering up with Etsy Vancouver to bring their Winter Craft Market to the Wesbrook Community Centre! Don’t miss all you can do, see and sing. Wesbrook Village’s Winter Event is as packed as the goodies on Santa’s Sleigh! Get ready to SHOP + PARTY + ART + CRAFT! There is free visitor parking on site and the first 50 adult shoppers in line when the Craft Market opens to the public at 10am will receive a swag bag chock full of handmade products. Other activities around Wesbrook Village at the festive Winter Event include the Balloon Winter Wonderland, (housed in the 1,600 square foot Wesbrook Village Welcome Centre). This wonderland is made out of 2,000+ balloons! There will also be live music, DIY make and take crafts, fun activities from various merchants and more!
When: December 1 & 2, 2018
Time: 10am-5pm
Where: Wesbrook Village Welcome Centre & Community Centre
Address: 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver, BC V6S 0H3
Phone: 604.228.2025

West Vancouver

Seniors’ Activity Centre Craft Market:

Come find holiday treasures and wonderful handmade gifts at the annual Craft Market at the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre.
When: November 4, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre
Address: 695 21st Street, West Vancouver

North Vancouver Holiday Bazaar (location change to West Vancouver for 2018):

North Vancouver Markets & Events is bringing back the North Vancouver Holiday Bazaar for it’s 5th year in North Vancouver. Happening November 17-18 and December 1-2, this North Shore holiday staple offers 100 local and handmade participating vendors each day.  With the first 100 people getting in free every day, folks will want to plan on showing up at the Bazaar’s venue early.
When: November 17 – 18 & December 1 – 2, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: West Vancouver Community Centre
Address: 2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

Gleneagles Community Centre Holiday Artisan Market:

Enjoy the annual Holiday Artisan Festival featuring over 30 vendors, a selection of youth vendors, live entertainment and a charitable fundraiser. Shop for unique holiday gifts for everyone on your list!
When: November 24, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Gleneagles Community Centre
Address: 6262 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

Gleneagles Community Centre Holiday Pottery Show & Sale:

Don’t miss the Gleneagles Community Centre’s bi-annual Pottery Show & Sale! Unique pottery pieces made by local artisans will make excellent gifts for the holiday season.
When: December 8, 2018
Time: 11am – 4pm
Where: Gleneagles Golf Course Clubhouse
Address: 6190 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

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