Many of us associate craft fairs with Christmastime but in actual fact craft fairs happen around the year. So whether you are searching for a Valentine’s Day memento, a Spring decor item, or a summery splash of colour, you can be guaranteed to find hand-crafted treasures at these local craft fairs.
We keep our eyes peeled and our ears to the ground in an effort to locate all of the craft fairs happening throughout the year across Metro Vancouver. If we have missed one please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get our list updated faster than a snowflake melts.
Mt Lehman Community Fall Fair:
The annual Mt Lehman Community Fall Fair includes a craft market.
When: September 15, 2018
Time: 9am – 4pm
Where: Mt Lehman Elementary School
Address: 6381 Mount Lehman Rd, Abbotsford
Charles Best Craft Market:
In years past Charles Best hosted a terrific market in November. This year they’ve decided to have a Spring Craft Market. The event will still be terrific but happens in April rather than the end of the year.
When: April 19, 2018
Time: 6:30pm – 9pm
Where: Dr Charles Best Secondary School
Address: 2525 Como Lake Avenue, Coquitlam
The SHIFT Spring Fling Handmade Craft Market:
Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Ready to add pops of colour to your home? Mark you calendar’s for the INCREDIBLY popular SHIFT Spring Fling Handmarket on May 5th. Check out a wide, juried selection of local, handmade, artisan, crafty goodness! Spring is a great time to shop for Mom, grads, wedding gifts, and of course yourself! The event features 30+ local crafters and artisans, plenty of free parking, $3 admission, and door prizes to be won! If you need extra convincing to attend this craft market, check out this video from The SHIFT’s Holiday Market:
Fort Langley’s Maker Market:
Check out Fort Langley’s newest indoor and outdoor market featuring some of BC’s hottest handmade crafts. Admission is FREE. Be sure to make repeat visits as the vendors will vary at each market.
When: April 14 & 28, May 5 & 26, June 9 & 23, July 7 & 28, Aug 11& 25, and Sept 8 & 22, 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Fort Langley Lions Hall
Address: 23022 – 88 Avenue, Fort Langley
Artisan Alley at the Aldergrove Fair:
The Aldergrove Fair features life bands, food trucks, games, rides and much much more!!! This year, they are freaturing an artisan alley made up of some of BC’s finest makers!!!
When: July 20 – 22, 2018
Time: 5pm – 10pm (Fri), 10am – 10pm (Sat), 10am – 5pm (Sun)
Where: Aldergrove Fair Grounds
Address: Aldergrove Athletic Park
Bulbs & More Farmers Market:
Shake the dust off your pots and add a touch of colour. Whether your garden is in a pot, planter, or flower bed, the vndors have many of your garden favourites to brighten up your space and add a touch of colour to your Spring! Remember those crisp delicious flavours from summer? Enjoy some of them early with the farmer’s spring crops – don’t forget to bring your own carry bag or basket!
When: April 22, 2018
Time: 9am – 2pm
Where: Carson Graham Secondary School
Address: 2145 Jones Avenue, North Vancouver
Diefenbaker Elementary Spring Fair & Craft Market:
Come visit the 3rd Annual Spring Fair and Craft Market! Shop among the 30+ vendors and crafters showcasing their amazing talents. There will also be carnival games for kids, raffle, silent auction, cake walk, and more! Admission is FREE.
When: April 14th, 2018
Time: 10am – 2pm
Where: Diefenbaker Elementary School
Address: 4511 Hermitage Drive, Richmond
Crafty Affaire Spring Market:
Are you tired of going to markets and seeing the same companies promoted time and again? Are you looking for a market that guarantees hand-made creations? One of a kind treasures you won’t find anywhere else? If crafty treasures is what you are looking for you absolutely want to ensure you attend the Crafty Affaire Spring Market. Admission is by donation. Vendors include: The Tin Shoppe, 128 Market Street, Think Outside Wooden Boxes, Tulip Tree Totes, Love Bound Designs, Ebb and Flo Designs, Green Envy Cosmetics and more.
When: April 21st, 2018
Time: 10am – 5pm
Where: Ocean Park Community Hall
Address: 1577 128th Street, South Surrey
Hot on the heels of Earth Day, Boundary Park Elementary is presenting their “Earth Day is Every Day” Spring Market to the community. A diversity of vendors, local artisans and farmers will be at the Market to promote local business and community building. Entry is free with raffle tickets being sold at the event. You also have the opportunity to earn free raffle tickets by bringing your own reusable shopping bag, your glass recycling for the school to help you recycle, your gently used clothing for donation and by contributing new ideas to their Green Vision Board on how we, as individuals, families or the community, can help promote Earth Day values all year round! Kid activity tables, a concession table and music will bring a lively vibe to the fun Saturday Spring Market.
When: Saturday, April 28, 2018
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Where: The gymnasium of Boundary Park Elementary School
Address: 12332 Boundary Drive, Surrey
Make It! Vancouver:
Shop for one-of-a-kind handmade items from over 140 of Canada’s hottest urban artisans, designers & crafters! Make It! Vancouver 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!
When: April 20 – 22, 2018
Time: 11am – 9pm (Fri); 10am – 7pm (Sat); 11am – 5pm (Sun)
Where: PNE Forum
Address: 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.