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    2016 Christmas Craft Fairs on Vancouver Island

SOUTH ISLAND:

First Chance Christmas Craft Show 2016

Sat. November 5th, 2016 - Sun. November 6th, 2016

Celebrating the Spirit of Christmas since 1989! 

Pacific Rim Potters Exhibition and Sale

Sat. November 5th, 2016

Welcome to Victoria's longest running pottery show and sale!

Strawberry Vale Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 5th, 2016 - Sun. November 6th, 2016

Add sparkle and shine to your gift giving with whimsical creations, pet products, clothing, sweets, jewellery and much more!

28th Annual Juan de Fuca 55+ Activity Center Craft Fair

Sat. November 5th, 2016 - Sun. November 6th, 2016

Begin your Christmas season by experiencing a true Christmas Craft Fair!

Small Treasures

Wed. November 2, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016  Colwood

In celebration of the Winter Holidays, Coast Collective will host our Annual Small Treasures Show, providing smaller fine art pieces perfect for gifting.

Mompreneur Monday

Mon. November 7, 2016 and Mon. Dec.5th, 2016  Victoria

Vendors will be set up in the center of the Market and selling everything from Handmade Artwork, Accessories and Jewellery, Children's Clothing, Toys, Sweet Treats, and more!

Holiday Gifts Galore

Sat. November 12th, 2016 - Sun. November 13th, 2016

41st anniversary craft fair of the Juan de Fuca Arts and Crafts Guild.

Art & Craft Show & Sale

Sat. November 12th, 2016

Art and Craft Sale - Everything to start your christmas shopping!

Christmas Craft Fair Fundraiser

Sat. November 19th, 2016

Fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society Fundraiser/Craft Sale/Bake Sale/Silent Auction.

7th Annual Holiday Vintage Fair

Sat. November 12th, 2016

Join us on Saturday November 12th where you will find over 35 local vendors of vintage & retro clothing, jewelry, up-cycled creations & much more!

Stinking Fish Fall Show

Sat. November 19th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016 Metchosin

The Stinking Fish Studio Show features the very best of fine art and fine craft on the Southern Island, surrounded by its natural beauty. You will find treasures ideal for Christmas giving.

A Victorian Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 19th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016  Saanich

Catch the Christmas Spirit at the Victorian Christmas Craft Fair! Step back to a simpler time and be apart of the celebration of unique, local artisans selling their wares the old fashion way.

Christmas Bazaar, Luncheon and Silent Auction

Sat. November 19th, 2016  Victoria

Come and check out the Christmas goodies, crafts, toys, books, Christmas decorations and so much more!

18th Annual Scandinavian Craft Fair

Saturday November 12th, 2016 Victoria

Scandinavian hand made crafts, bake goods and gifts. Free Admission. Lunch available and wheel chair access.

RCL#91 LA Christmas Craft Fair

Sun. November 20th, 2016 Langford

Christmas Craft Fair. There will be 52 tables of crafts, Silent Auction, Meat Draw, and a Christmas Tea.

Swan Lake's 2016 Silver Swans Craft Fair

Sun. November 13th, 2016 Victoria
Take care of your Christmas Shopping list with us!

All-Sooke Arts and Crafts 2016 Christmas Show

Fri. November 18th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016 Sooke

All Sooke Arts and Crafts 41st annual Christmas Fair, Sooke Community Hall, Free admission, door prizes, over 85 vendors on two floors. Photos with Santa! Wheelchair accessible.

Gifts for Myself and Others

Sat. November 19th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016 Victoria

Celebrate our 28th year, Gifts for Myself and Others invites you to join us and capture the magic of Christmas starting Saturday, November 19th, for a TWO day show and sale of fine crafts. 

Gifts and Wishes at the Coast Collective Art Centre

November 23rd - December 23rd, 2016 (Wed. - Sun.)  Colwood

Drop by the Coast Collective Gallery for the 9th annual Gifts & Wishes Arts & Craft Show, a juried artisan showcase of beautiful gifts that are a feast for your eyes.

The Little Owl Children's Fair

Sat. November 19th, 2016 Victoria

The Little Owl Children's Fair - Victoria's Best Hand Made Holiday Market for the Smaller Folk

Holiday Craft Fair

Sat. November 19th, 2016 Victoria

This is a quaint Holiday Craft Fair with a number of diverse vendors, hot chocolate and of course holiday music!

Christmas Craft & Gift Show

Sat. November 19th, 2016  Victoria

Stocking Stuffers & affordable gifts for all occasions.

Crystal View Craft Fair

Sat. November 19th, 2016 Langford

Craft Fair at Crystal View Elementary school. Great Vendors, Baked goods, Pictures with Santa!

Millstream Craft Fair

Sat. November 19th, 2016  Millstream Elementary

Amazing local vendors. Get your photos with our wonderful Santa here!

Christmas Market @ Mount St. Mary Hospital

Sat. November 19th, 2016  Victoria

Visit our Christmas Market of unique, festive gifts from local vendors. Woodworking, jewelry, skin care products, knitting, jams, baking and more. White elephant with jewelry table and bake sale.

Metchosin Hall Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 19th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016 Metchosin

Metchosin Community Hall Annual Craft Fair. Shop local this Christmas Season. Lots of local Hand Crafted goods. Local Artists, Crafters, quilters, bakers and so much more. 

25th Highlands Winter Craft Fair

Sun. November 20th, 2016  Langford

FREE Admission. Step back in time and experience what a traditional craft fair used to be like!

Christmas Vintage Retro & Collectibles Show

Sun. November 20th, 2016 Sidney

Lots of Christmas shopping to do and don't know what to get? This major event is a great mix of exceptional collectibles!

Holiday Makers Market at The Makehouse

Thu. November 24th, 2016 Victoria

Join us as we kick off the holiday season with our 4th annual late night shopping event!

St. George's Christmas Fair

Sat. November 26th, 2016  Victoria

A great old' fashioned church bazaar! Apple pies, preserves, crocheted crafts, treasures galore, tons of books, and kids toys and games. Plus, free coffee and an $8 lunch! The best start to Christmas!

Out of Hand Artisan Fair

Fri. Nov 25th - Sun. Nov 27th 2016 Victoria

The Out of Hand Artisan Fair is the largest and most prestigious on Vancouver Island. Returning to the historic Crystal Garden for its 28th year. Shop local, unique and handmade this holiday season.

Craft Cartel

Fri. November 25th, 2016 - Sat. November 26th, 2016 Victoria

CRAFT CARTEL 2 day Handmade Market showcasing local artists, great food, fun music. $4 at the door. Free SWAG BAGS to the first 50 people through the door both days.

Bastion Square Holiday Pop Up Market

Dates vary until Dec.24th, 2016 Victoria

Look what's POPPING up just in time for the holidays—the 2016 Bastion Square Holiday Pop Up Market begins Saturday November 26th! Join us in the heart of Victoria at our quaint, quality market.

Oaklands West Coast Winter Market

Sat. November 26th, 2016 Victoria

The Oaklands West Coast Winter Market is back with over 50 vendors, live music, an afternoon beer garden, kids activities, a cake walk for charity, and more!

Christmas Craft Sale at Cook Street Village Activity Centre

Sat. November 26th, 2016  Victoria

Featuring over 30 crafters vendor tables, Silent Auction, Santa, Raffle, $5 lunch available. Find something for everyone on your list with this one stop shop!

Christmas at the Market

Sat. November 26th, 2016 - Sat. December 24th, 2016  Victoria

We'll have everything you need for under the tree, and on the table! Come down for a stroll and enjoy the festive decor, delicious food, and amazing Christmas shopping!

Salt Spring Island Wintercraft

Fri. November 25th, 2016 - Thurs. December 22nd, 2016 Saltspring Island

Wintercraft hosts the best arts and crafts from Salt Spring and the Gulf Islands.

Luxton Market - Annual Christmas Markets

Wed. November 30th, 2016 and Wed. December 7th, 2016    Victoria

Samosas, baking, jewelry, Tupperware, knitting, bath bombs, mini massages, tarot cards and much more. Entry and prize draw is absolutely free! We look forward to seeing you!

Oak Bay Art Club Exhibition & Sale

Sat. December 8th, 2016 to December 20th, 2016  Saanich

Exhibition and Sale of art from over 35 members of the Oak Bay Art Club, founded in 1944.... A delightful variety of styles and media await you. Opening Reception is Thursday Dec.8 from 7-9PM

A Touch of Saltspring Christmas Show

Fri. December 2nd, 2016 - Sun. December 4th, 2016 Saanich

Featuring over 230 crafters and artisans of Saltspring, BC and Alberta!

Ruth King Elementary Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 3rd, 2016  Victoria

Over 40 tables of amazing crafters, vendors, artisans and more. Door prizes drawn every 15 minutes, concession, childminding, bakesale and much more.

36th Annual Dickens Fair

Sat. December 3rd, 2016  Victoria

James Bay is getting ready to “Deck the Halls” with the 36th annual Dickens Fair. This year the fair showcases 70+ juried local new and returning vendors along with activities and attractions for all.

Central Middle School Christmas Craft Sale!

Sat. December 3rd, 2016  Victoria

Come persue a multitude of excellent crafts and get your picture taken with Santa.

2nd Annual Magic of Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 26th, 2016 Langford

Get in the holiday spirit and join us for a magical afternoon! Here you will find everything on your Christmas wish and more! Mark your calendars, it is a must see with amazing local crafters!

Christmas Gift Market!

Sat. December 3rd, 2016 Victoria

Mark your calendars and come join us where you will find 35+ vendors selling their items!

Willis Point Christmas Fair

Sat. December 3rd, 2016  Victoria

Mark your calendars and come join us where you will find 35+ vendors selling their items! FREE admission, lots of parking, door prizes, and food truck on site with hot food & beverages to enjoy!

Ogden Point Christmas Light Up

Sat. December 3rd, 2016  Victoria

Find the perfect gift among our local vendor offerings. Stay until dusk and watch as thousands of Christmas lights brighten the evening!

Campus View's Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 3rd, 2016  Victoria

Campus View Elementary's Annual Craft Fair. Vendors, bake sale, youth vendor tables, garage sale, crafting rooms for the kids, Fired Up!, Candy Cane Cafe, Santa Photos & School House Books.

Seven Artists Christmas Exhibition and Sale

Sun. December 4th, 2016  Victoria

This relaxed show of exceptional glass and ceramics will take place in the Victoria garden of glass-blower Lisa Samphire.

Saanich Community Holiday Market

Sat. December 10th, 2016  Saanich

Come and find some great holiday gifts!  A unique and inclusive group of vendors offering a sea of treasures!

COWICHAN:

37th Annual Christmas Chaos

Thu. Nov 17th, 2016 - Sun. Nov 20th, 2016 Duncan

Get your Christmas shopping done early! Join us for our 37th annual Christmas arts and crafts fair. This year’s event will include feature over 120 vendors!

Carol's Christmas Craft Fair

Thu. November 17th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016 Ladysmith 

A Great four day Craft Fair that includes, quilting, photography, jewelry, art work and much more!

Queen Margaret's School Bazaar

Sat. November 26th, 2016   Cowichan

The Queen Margaret's School Christmas Bazaar is a Cowichan Valley Tradition!

Crofton's 2nd annual Vendor Splendor

Sat. November 26th, 2016   Crofton

Crofton Elementary Presents: Our 2nd Annual Vendor Splendor. Over 30 crafters and home based businesses in one place.

Chemainus Fire Rescue Christmas Craft Sale

Sat. November 26th, 2016   Chemainus

Please come to our Annual Christmas Craft Sale and support our local vendors. Start you Christmas shopping with their homemade items. Have lunch made by our firefighters and try our homemade baking. Try to win a prize at our raffle table!

Annual Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 3rd, 2016

Providence Farm is having their Annual Christmas Craft Fair, hosting new and returning crafters!

A Christmas Fair Cobble Hill Village

Sat. December 10th, 2016

A Christmas Fair in Cobble Hill Gifts for Yourself and Others. 80 Vendors, Live Music & Food Carts!

St. Joseph's School Christmas Bazaar

Sat. December 10th, 2016   Chemainus

Join us for St. Joseph's School Christmas Bazaar - a great place to do some of your local shopping. We'll have local crafters, baked goods, merchants, entertainment, Santa's Café, and a surprise visitor.

Boreal Collective Winter Fair

Sat. December 17, 2016

A showcase of over 30 unique local makers and designers from around Vancouver Island, bringing you talented creatives, innovative designs and delicious foods!

Deck the Hall Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 26th, 2016 - Sun. November 27th, 2016 Duncan

The Cowichan Exhibition is hosting their 4th "Deck the Hall" Christmas Craft Market! Many talented artisans, & crafts people will be showing a wide variety of products just in time for the Christmas Season!

CENTRAL ISLAND:

Nanaimo Pottery Winter Show and Sale

Fri. November 4th, 2016 - Sun. November 6th, 2016 Nanaimo

Nanaimo Pottery Co-op show and sale created by those who love and obsess about pottery.

Nanaimo Professional Craft Fair

Fri. November 4th, 2016 - Sun. November 6th, 2016 Nanaimo

One of Nanaimo's earliest craft shows!

Parksville Lioness Xmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 5th, 2016  Parksville

Parksville Lioness Christmas Craft Fair is now in its 20th year! With 80 Crafters, it's the Lioness' Best Fundraiser!

World Craft Bazaar

Sat. November 5th, 2016 Parksville

16th Annual KAIROS World Craft Bazaar supports Fair Trade. Over 20 vendors sell their exotic arts, crafts, clothing, jewelry, & much more. Intriguing choices for gifts or personal use.

Nanaimo Christmas Vendor & Craft Market

Sat. November 5th, 2016   Nanaimo

Kick off your holiday shopping by purchasing or ordering items from Vancouver Island based businesses!

7th Annual All Decked Out Crafters Market

Fri. November 18th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016 Parksville

Showcasing high-quality artisans.

Nanaimo Yacht Club Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 19th, 2016 Nanaimo

NYC Annual Christmas Craft Fair - lovely and unique gifts!

Magic Cottage Craft and Gift Sale

Sat. Nov 19th - Sun. Nov 20th  and Sat. Nov 26th - Sun. Nov 27th, 2016  Port Alberni

Magic Cottage is brimming with a delightful assortment of affordable one-of-a-kind gifts all at reasonable prices.

Christmas Bazaar & Tea

Sat. Nov 19th  Nanaimo

Come and have tea and find your favourite treats in time for the holiday season. - Home Baking - Hand Crafts - Preserves and Jams.

26th Annual Christmas Craft Fair at Dover Bay Secondary

Sat. Nov 19th - Sun. Nov 20th, 2016  Port Alberni

Featuring 94 local vendors and crafters!

One Stop Shop Christmas Event

Sat. Nov 19th - Sun. Nov 20th, 2016  Port Alberni

One Stop Shop Christmas Event, something for everyone!

Early Bird Holiday Market - Pottery, Art, Craft!

Sat. Nov 19th, 2016   Cedar

Sale of pottery, art and crafts made by local artisans who participate in the Arts Centre programs at Cedar Hill Recreation Centre.

Christmas Artisan Faire at the Bowser Legion

Sun. November 20th, 2016   Bowser/Deep Bay

Your one-stop shop for unique Christmas gift ideas!

Kris Kringle Craft Market

Thu. November 17th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016, Nanaimo

It’s Kris Kringle time again! Kris Kringle features more than 150 high quality BC artisans in the most beautifully decorated Christmas setting.

Winterfest Craft Fair Qualicum Beach

Fri. November 25th, 2016 - Sun. November 27th, 2016  Qualicum Beach

More than a Craft Fair, Winterfest is a three day event of live musical entertainment, Wild Harry Haggis hunt, fantastic food, funds raised for local community groups, hourly free give-away and more. 

15th German Christmas Market

Fri. November 25th, 2016 - Sat. November 26th, 2016  Nanaimo

Join us to celebrate the beginning of Advent and savour the sounds & smells of a traditional German Weihnachtsmarkt – Christmas Market.

Oceanside Grandmothers 9th Christmas Craft Extravaganza

Fri. November 25th, 2016 - Sat. November 26th, 2016, Parksville

Looking for the perfect holiday gifts? Chances are you will find them at the 9th Christmas Craft Extravaganza. Select from handmade crafts, jewellery, hostess gifts, homemade baking and so much more.

Oceanside Stroke Recovery Fabulous Fundraising Sale

Sat. November 26th, 2016  Coombs

Huge inventory of art, home decor, Christmas decor, kitchen, garden, tools and much more.  Great place to do some Chritmas shopping!

Fairview Community School’s Annual Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 26th, 2016  Nanaimo

Come out and support local vendors, artists, crafters & small business while scoring yourself some amazing Christmas gifts.

Make Merry Market

Fri. November 25th, 2016 and Sat. November 26th, 2016  Tofino

The Make Merry Market is a seasonal market focusing on local handcrafted artisan goods.

5th Annual First Nations Artisan Fair

Sat. December 3rd, 2016 - Sun. December 4th, 2016 Qualicum

Welcome to our First Nations Artisans' Faire...featuring a variety of local Indigenous artists and crafters! Cedar, Watercolour, Jewellry, Wood, Quilting, Beadwork, and more. Food services available.

Jingle Mingle Artisan Craft Market

Fri. December 2nd, 2016 Nanaimo

Join us for a special Artisan Craft Market & our Annual Pass Sale at the studio!

Nanaimo Artwalk 2016

Sat. December 3rd, 2016 - Sun. December 4th, 2016  Nanaimo

This year is the 18th Annual Artwalk with exciting new and established artists exhibiting their paintings, drawings, fused glass, jewelry, water colors, quilting, beads & much more!

St. Francis of Assisi Christmas Bazaar

Sat. December 3, 2016   Tofino

Everyone is welcome at this Annual Charity Fundraiser for Christmas Hampers. Help bring Christmas to over 100+ West Coast families. Come with your appetites and Christmas shopping lists!

Jonanco Christmas Craft Sale

Sat. December 3, 2016 and Sun. December 4th, 2016  Nanaimo

Come join us for our Christmas Craft Sale. Lots of handcrafted items for gift giving!

Errington Christmas Craft Faires

Sat. December 3, 2016 and Sat. December 10th, 2016  Errington

An ecclectic mix of local gifts, crafts and foods for Christmas.

Winter Artisan Market

Sat. December 3, 2016 and Sun. December 4th, 2016  Tofino

'Tis the season to enjoy the gift of creativity. The Winter Artisan Market is an annual pre-Christmas tradition in Tofino.

Springwood School Pac 3rd Annual Christmas Tree Sale & Craft Fair

Sat. December 3rd, 2016  Parksville

SES PAC is hosting it's 1st "Christmas Craft Market" along with the "3rd Annual Christmas Tree Sale" at Springwood School. Purchase your tree from Whiskey Creek or come to shop!

Ukrainian Christmas Bazaar

Sun. December 4th, 2016  Nanaimo

Frozen perogies, fresh borscht, homemade baking, jams, pickles and relish, Ukrainian novelties, cabbage rolls (made and sold by Sandy's Kitchen) and much more!

Artisan's Advent Market

Fri. December 9th, 2016 - Sat. December 10th, 2016  Qualicum

All handcrafted!  Get that one-of-a-kind gift for someone special, and support your local artisans at the same time.

Handmade for the Holidays Craft Market

Sat. December 10th, 2016  Nanaimo

Find the perfect gift at Handmade for the Holidays Christmas Market. A showcase of unique and festive gifts from over 40 local crafters.

Holiday Craft Fair Fundraiser

Sat. December 11th, 2016   Nanaimo

Holiday Craft Fair and fundraiser, featuring Arts, Crafts and performances by Nanaimo Locals. Admission is free and everybody is welcome.

Last Stop Holiday Shop

Sat. December 17th, 2016   Nanaimo

Shop a variety of local artisans and businesses and scratch off those last items on your holiday shopping list.

Last Minute Shopper's Craft Fair

Sun. December 18th, 2016  Qualicum Beach

Didn't realize Christmas was just weeks away? Not to fear. You can find all your Christmas needs at the Last Minute Shopper's Craft Fair. Food, crafts, art, and more!

NORTH ISLAND:

Charles Dickens Christmas Craft Faire - 2016

Fri. November 11th, 2016 - Sun. November 13th, 2016 Courtenay

The Charles Dickens Christmas Craft Faire is the first major craft Faire in the Comox Valley. This successful Faire in its 21st year features over 60 outstanding juried artists and crafters.

Sointula Winterfestival

Fri. November 18th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016 Sointula

The Sointula Winterfestival has been the North Island's full-ferry destination to a weekend of utopian fun. Visit us for local crafts, food and talent. Join us as we celebrate our 40th year!

Fanny Bay Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 19th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016  Fanny Bay

Fanny Bay is holding it's Annual Christmas Craft Fair - the holiday craft shopping event of the season!

Campbell River Judo Club's Annual Christmas Market

Sat. November 19th, 2016 - Sun. November 20th, 2016  Campbell River

If you appreciate beautifully artistic and unique items all handcrafted by local artists and artisans, you'll love what's in store at this Campbell River Judo Club's Annual Christmas Market!

Light the Fire Pottery Show and Sale Comox Valley

Sat. November 26th, 2016  Comox Valley

Over 20 potters under one roof! It is like going on a studio tour and only needing to make one stop. From the very functional to the very decorative and something for every budget.

Cumberland WinterFaire

Sat. November 26th, 2016  Cumberland

WinterFaire celebrates a festive day of holiday shopping, a delicious canteen, live music, and 60 vendors of home-made, handmade and fair trade items in the CRI Hall and the Cumberland Museum!

Toy & Craft Show and Sale

Sat. November 26th, 2016 - Sun. November 27th, 2016 Campbell River

Come and shop or browse! Featuring 80 island and local crafters.

Christmas at the Lodge & Holiday Market

Sat. November 26th, 2016 - Sun. November 27th, 2016  Comox

'Tis the season...  join us for a classic Christmas in the Park and get your seasonal shopping done with a host of fine artists and gourmet gift ideas.

Denman Island Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 3rd, 2016 - Sun. December 4th, 2016 Denman Island

Over 70 of the region's best and most innovative artisans, two festive halls packed with beautiful wares, a food-hall showcasing the flavours of the world, and a welcoming Island ambience.

Christmas Craft Fair at the Merville Hall

Sat. December 3rd, 2016    Merville

The hall will be chock full of delightful crafts for your shopping pleasure!

Touch of Class Christmas Market

Sat. December 10th, 2016 - Sun. December 11th, 2016   Comox

European Style Christmas Craft Market in Beautiful Comox.

Christmas Craft Fair

Sun. December 4th, 11th, and 18th, 2016   Campbell River

The Pier Street Christmas Market draws patrons from around the Island. It's all hand or home-made, small batch processed, locally and lovingly grown or crafted.

CR Killer Whales Christmas Craft Market

Sat. December 17th, 2016  Campbell River

At this busy Christmas Craft Market you will find unique and one of a kind gifts for friends and family, meet the artist who crafted the item and enjoy the wonderful Christmas atmosphere.



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