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    2017 Christmas Craft Fairs on Vancouver Island

SOUTH ISLAND:

Holiday Gifts Galore

Sat. November 11th, 2017 - Sun. November 12th, 2017    Victoria

42nd anniversary craft fair of the Juan de Fuca Arts and Crafts Guild.

8th Annual Vintage Holiday Fair

Sat. November 11, 2017    Victoria

SHOP over 40 booths filled with delightful, vintage treasures!

A Victorian Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 18, 2017 - Sun. November 19, 2017    Victoria

Step back to a simpler time and be apart of the celebration of unique, local artisans selling their wares the old fashion way.

Cedar Hill Early Bird Holiday Market

Sat. November 18, 2017    Victoria

Come to our annual sale of pottery, art, crafts, jewellery and more! This popular sale features the creative works of Cedar Hill Studio artists.

HCF Christmas Arts and Craft Sale

Sat. November 18, 2017    Sidney

Come see this great selection of handmade items from our heart to yours. Stained Glass, jewellery, leatherwork, baking, chocolates and more!

Metchosin Farmers' Market Christmas Market

Sun. December 3rd, 2017    Metchosin

3rd Annual Metchosin Farmers' Market Christmas Market will be held outdoors at our usual market grounds.

All Sooke Arts and Crafts Christmas Show

Fri. November 17th, 2017 - Sun. November 19th, 2017 Sooke

Over 80 tables on two floors. All kinds of crafts including woodwork, leatherwork, sewing, knitted items, preserves, Jewelry, pottery, and more.

Highlands Winter Craft Fair

Sun. November 19th    Victoria

Highland Winter Craft Fair is held in a group of heritage buildings in the heart of the District of Highlands.

Christmas at Old School Gallery & Gifts

November 18th - 19th and November 25th - 26th   Metchosin

Arts and crafts of exceptional Quality and value make locally and open year round making Old school Gallery and Gifts a most exciting place to shop for family friends and self.

29th Annual Out of Hand Artisan Fair

Fri. November 24th, 2017 - Sun. November 26th     Victoria

This is Victoria's premier showcase for Artisan Food, Designer Fashion, Contemporary Art and Craft Distilleries and Wines.

Winter Market in the Spencer Mansion

Thurs. November 23rd - Sun. November 26th, 2017   Victoria

Get into the holiday spirit and shop for unique, handcrafted gifts by local artists in our beautiful Spencer Mansion!

Little Owl Kid's Fair

Sat. November 18th, 2017   Victoria

Victoria's only holiday fair for kids has unique handmade and upcycled gifts just for babes, kids and teens. Waldorf inspired fabric and wooden toys, colourful knits and clothes, dress up gear, decor and more.

South Park Family School Holiday Craft Market

Sun. November 26th, 2017   Victoria

Join us in this festive Holiday tradition supporting the children of South Park Family School. Showcasing over 40 unique vendors. Admission is free.

"Weihnachtsmarkt" Annual Christmas Market

Sat. November 25th, 2017   Victoria

Traditional German deli items, Christmas Wreaths, German Baking and Christmas Stollen, a variety of vendor tables, and all that is German Tradition.

Metchosin Hall Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 18th - Sun. November 19th 2017    Metchosin

Come on out and enjoy our annual Christmas Craft Fair. This Craft Fair has been running for over 25 years.

November Noel Christmas Fair

Sat. November 18th, 2017   Sidney

SHOP LOCAL for Christmas gifts from artisan vendors, fill your freezer with Christmas baking or bid on fabulous items at the Silent Auction.

Pop-Up Gift Shop

Sat. November 18th, 2017 - Sun. November 19th   Sidney

Original watercolour and acrylic paintings as well as Canadian made, art inspired fashions, totes, journals, scarves, cushions and wall art.

Victoria Home Learners Biz Kids Market!

Sun. November 26th, 2017   Victoria

Young Makers Market just in time for the holidays! Featuring handmade goods by busy kid entrepreneurs! Free admission!

Winter Fair Stop & Shop

Sat. November 18th, 2017 - Sun. November 19th   Victoria

Located in Tillicum Shopping Centre. Come and see some of the amazing local crafters. 

Doncaster School’s 26th Annual Holiday Craft Fair

Sat. November 25th, 2017  Victoria

Come and see why attendees have loved Doncaster's Christmas Craft Fair for over 25 years!

A Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale

Sat. December 2nd, 2017  Victoria

Featuring must-have arts & crafts from our amazing local artisans. Free admission, free parking and free hot beverages. Bannock tacos will be for sale so come hungry! Prizes!

Stinking Fish Fall Show

Sat. November 25th, 2017 - Sun. November 26th, 2017   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. 

Rancho Vignola Harvest Sale

Fri. November 24th, 2017 - Sat. November 25th     Sidney

The best of the new crop! Fresh nuts, dried fruit and gourmet confection.

3rd Annual Magic of Christmas craft fair

Sat. November 25th, 2017   Langford

Magic of Christmas Craft Fair is back for another wonderful, holiday season!

St. George's Christmas Fair

Sat. November 25th, 2017   Victoria

Apple pies, baked goods (GF & Vegan too), greenery, crafts, preserves, treasures, books, and lots of fun! Enjoy our $10 lunch and free coffee all day. A lovely way to start the holiday season!

View Royal Elementary Annual Craft Fair

Sat. December 2nd, 2017 - Sun. December 3rd   Victoria

View Royal Elementary is hosting a 2 day Christmas Craft fair featuring many local vendors selling handmade and unique gifts ideas for the holiday season.

Quadra Village Community Craft Fair

Sat. November 25th, 2017   Victoria

This quaint holiday event organized by the youth in the CREW Employment and Life Skills Program is great for picking up gifts for your love ones.

The Biggest Little Market and Craft Fair hosted by the Sooke Fall Fair

Sat. November 25th, 2017     Sooke

This market has about 80 tables of everything imaginable from curios to hand crafted items to jams and jellies. Amazing variety of items.

West Shore Lions CRAFT FAIR

Sun. November 26th, 2017   Victoria

Find something for everyone on your list with this one stop shop!

Craft Sale and Silent Auction

Sat. November 25th, 2017  Victoria

A great opportunity to shop for Gifts. Come find one of a kind gifts at over 25 craft vendor tables and bid at our Silent Auction.

Seven Artists in Oaklands Christmas Exhibition and Sale

Sun. December 3rd, 2017   Oaklands

Ceramic artist Cindy Gibson and glassblower Lisa Samphire invite you to attend the 4th annual "Seven Artists Christmas" open house exhibition and sale.

Christmas Craft Fair and Art Sale

Sat. December 2nd, 2017  Victoria

A great way to kick off the Christmas season and support local artists and crafters.

Salt Spring Island Wintercraft

Fri. November 24th, 2017 - Thurs. December 21st, 2017  Saltspring Island

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

A Touch of Saltspring Christmas Show

Fri. December 1st, 2017 - Sun. December 3rd, 2017   Saanich

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

37th Annual Dickens Fair

Sat. December 2nd, 2017  Victoria

The fair will feature two large rooms with over 70 local artisans; a café and a children’s play area.

6th Annual Central Middle School Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 2nd, 2017  Victoria

A wide variety of vendors from the local area will be showcased, including Central Middle School students.

Oaklands West Coast Winter Market

Sat. December 2nd, 2017  Victoria

A showcase of over 50 vendors from all over Greater Victoria including farmers, artisans, gourmet food producers, baked goods, pottery, knitters, crafters, handmade body products, jewelry, and more!

Craigflower Elementary Holiday Craft Fair

Sun. December 3rd, 2017   Victoria

Free admission! Unique handcrafted items and popular products for everyone on your list. 

Gifts and Wishes Coast Collective 2017

Wed. November 15th, 2017 - December 23rd   Victoria

Every piece in this juried show was handcrafted by a local artist. Browse at your leisure through our festive gallery space.

Ogden Point Christmas Light Up

Sat. December 2nd, 2017  Victoria

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

Seaside Holiday Craft Fair

Sat. December 9th, 2017    Oak Bay

Talented local artisans selling Crafts, Art, Photography, Jewelry, Pottery and Delicious Baked Goods. Community, Friends and Fun!

COWICHAN:

38th Annual Christmas Chaos

Thu. Nov. 16th, 2017 - Sun. Nov 19th, 2017  Duncan

Get your Christmas shopping done early! Join us as we celebrate 38 years of bringing this exciting Christmas arts and crafts fair to our community!

Island Artist Showcase

Fri. Nov. 17th, 2017 - Fri. Feb. 2nd, 2017  Duncan

The craftsmanship, the diversity, the beauty, the practicality – all are hallmarks of the work hosted at Imagine That! in downtown Duncan. Made from the heart!

Mill Bay Craft and Gift Fair

Sat. November 25th, 2017   Mill Bay

There will be Baking, Sewing, Crafts, local Artisans and gifts for the Season, Hourly Draws, Mini-Auction, and Prizes!

Cowichan Exhibition Christmas Craft Market

Sat. November 25th, 2017 - Sun. November 26th, 2017   Duncan

Many talented artisans, & crafts people will be showing a wide variety of products just in time for the Christmas season.

Youbou Annual Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 25th, 2017   Youbou

Don’t miss out on the unique handcrafted goods, secondhand gifts and party show items. Lunch and goodies also available!

Queen Margaret's School Bazaar

Sat. November 25th, 2017    Duncan

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

Christmas Craft Fair at Providence Farm

Sat. December 2nd, 2017   Duncan

Annual Christmas Craft Fair at Providence Farm - A community event filled with vendors, food, Santa pics, hay rides and more!

Boreal Collective Winter Fair 2017

Sat. December 16th, 2017   Duncan

40 unique handmade designers & makers from across Vancouver Island & the Gulf Islands!

CENTRAL ISLAND:

38th Annual Village Christmas Arts Faire

Fri. November 17th, 2017 - Sun. November 19th, 2017   Parksville

This year marks the 38th year for this delightful Qualicum Beach show, Nov.16, 17, 18th at the old Community Hall, just over the train tracks. Free Admission.

8th All Decked Out Crafters Market

Fri. November 16th, 2017 - Sun. November 19th, 2017 Parksville

Another fantastic line up amazing artists are ready to showcase their unique art and handcrafted products!

Nanaimo Yacht Club Annual Christmas Craft Market

Sat. November 25th, 2017  Nanaimo

NYC Annual Christmas Craft Fair - lovely and unique gifts!

Magic Cottage Craft & Gift Sale - A Celebration of Fine Crafts, Artisan Foods, & Festive Decor

Fri. Nov 17th - Sun. Nov 19th  and Fri. Nov 24th - Sun. Nov 26th, 2017   Port Alberni

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

Christmas Craft Sale

Sat. Nov 18th  Nanaimo

Locally made unique items for that perfect gift for friends or family!

South Wellington and Area Community Association Christmas Craft Sale

Sat. Nov 18th 2017   Nanaimo

Find special and unique gifts for family and friends! Admission is free.

Knox "Perfect Gift" Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. Nov 19th, 2017   Parksville

These enthusiastic vendors come from communities all over Vancouver Island in order to offer a huge variety of “Perfect Gift” possibilities!

Kris Kringle Craft Market

Thu. November 16th, 2017 - Sun. November 19th, 2017   Nanaimo

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

Rollin Art's McLean Mill Christmas Market

Fri. November 24th, 2017 - Sun. November 26th, 2017   Port Alberni

You are invited to kick off the Magic of the Season with the McLean Mill Christmas Market a tradition made with love and hosted by the Rollin Art Center.

Winterfest Craft Fair Qualicum Beach

Fri. November 24th, 2017 - Sun. November 26th, 2017  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. 

TOPS Christmas Bazaar

Sat. November 25th, 2017   Nanoose Bay

Fresh baking, quality flea market items, New to You table, Silent Auction.

16th German Christmas Market

Fri. November 24th, 2017 - Sat. November 25th, 2017  Nanaimo

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

Oceanside Grandmothers 10th Christmas Extravaganza!

Fri. November 24th, 2017 - Sat. November 25th, 2017    Parksville

Looking for the perfect holiday gifts? Chances are you will find them at the 10th Christmas Craft Extravaganza. Select from handmade crafts, jewellery, hostess gifts, homemade baking and so much more.

Last Stop Craft Market

Fri. November 24th, 2017 - Sun. November 26th, 2017   Port Alberni

ADMISSION is FREE so come as many times as you like over the three days and pick up all those unique gifts for the ones on your list.

Nanaimo Artwalk 2017

Sat. December 2nd, 2017 - Sun. December 3rd, 2017  Nanaimo

The Nanaimo Artwalk, with over 50 artists participating in 28 locations this year, will be a sensation!

Clay Tree Society 4th Annual Christmas Craft Fair

Fri. November 24th, 2017   Nanaimo

There will be Christmas Crafts, Home made baked goods, and much more!

Craft Extraordinaire Experience

Sat. December 2nd, 2017   Nanaimo

All are welcome to drop by to check out a variety of locally handmade gifts - quilts, concession, baked goods and much more!

Elegant Threads

Fri. November 24th, 2017 - Sat. November 25th   Qualicum

Qualicum Weavers and Spinners will be holding their annual sale, packed with unique, quality handcrafted clothing, household articles and hand spun yarns.

Frank J Ney Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 24, 2017 and Sat. November 25th, 2017  Nanaimo

The Frank J Ney Elementary School PAC is hosting its 2nd annual Holiday Craft Fair.

Jonanco Christmas Arts & Craft Sale

Sat. Dec. 2nd, 2017 and Sun. Dec. 3rd, 2017  Nanaimo

Come join us for our Annual Christmas Craft Sale! Lots of unique gift items for those hard to buy for people & stocking stuffers too!

Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club’s 1st Annual Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 2nd, 2017   Qualicum

Local Vendors and Crafters, Arts and Crafts, Handmade items, Christmas baking, canning and much more. 

Parksville Quilters 12th Annual Craft Sale

Sat. November 25, 2017  Parksville

The Sale will feature high quality handcrafted quilted and handmade items from local handcrafters.

Christmas Bazaar

Sat. December 2nd, 2017  Parksville

Christmas Bazaar features famous Christmas Cakes, baking, regifting tales, books, plus several various vendors & muffin cafe.

Quarterway School PAC Craft & Vendor Fair

Sat. November 25th, 2017   Nanaimo

A Craft Fair where the proceeds will go towards building a nature inspired playspace - where kids can climb logs, climb and roll down hills, and use their imagination to create their own play world.

Errington Christmas Craft Faire

Sat. December 2nd, 2017 and Sat. December 9th, 2017   Errington

Each Saturday will have a different set of vendors with handmade treasures and treats for you to explore.

Love Local: Holiday Shopping Night

Fri. December 1st, 2017   Nanaimo

We carry creations made by talented local artists.

6th Annual First Nations Artisan's Market

Sat. December 2nd, 2017 and Sun. December 3rd, 2017   Qualicum

Come on in and discover traditional and contemporary arts and crafts.

Nanoose Bay Christmas Crawl Studio Tour

Sat. December 2, 2017 and Sun. December 3, 2017   Nanoose Bay

Have a fun day visiting local artists and artisans in their studios and seeking out that special work of art for your home or gift for that special person on your Christmas list.

Rock City Elementary Holiday Craft Bazaar

Sat. December 2, 2017   Nanaimo

This is a great way to support our students and teachers, and get some Christmas shopping done.

"Handmade for the Holidays" Craft Market

Sat. December 9th, 2017  Nanaimo

The fair will feature handmade crafts from over 70 Island-based artisans.

Winter Artisan Market

Sat. December 2, 2017   Tofino

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

Ukrainian Christmas Bazaar

Sun. December 2nd, 2017  Nanaimo

Frozen perogies, fresh borscht, homemade baking, jams, pickles and relish, Ukrainian novelties, cabbage rolls and much more!

Coombs Country Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 2nd, 2017 - Sun. December 3rd, 2017   Nanaimo

Admission to the Coombs Country Christmas Craft Fair is free, and our sale is open both days from 10 am to 4 pm.

2017 Annual Christmas Bazaar

Sun. December 2nd   Nanoose Bay

Crafters, Homemade Baked Goods, White elephant sale, books, Jewelry and more! Soup & Refreshments Available.

Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 2nd, 2017   Qualicum

Featuring local artisans and craft vendors from the Lighthouse community.

Last Minute Shopper's Craft Fair

Sun. December 17th, 2017  Qualicum Beach

Over 22 vendors have come together to help you match up loving gifts for the ones on your Christmas list.

Artisan's Advent Market

Sat. December 9th, 2017  Qualicum Beach

Come out for an exciting time of food, music and shopping. ALL HANDCRAFTED - get that one-of-a-kind (last minute) gift for someone special from over 50 artisans.

NORTH ISLAND:

23rd Annual Charles Dickens Christmas Craft Faire

Fri. November 10th, 2017 - Sun. November 12th, 2017  Courtenay

The Charles Dickens Christmas Craft Faire is the first major craft Faire in the Comox Valley.

41st annual Sointula Winterfestival

Fri. November 17th, 2017 - Sun. November 19th, 2017  Sointula

Something for everyone! Come visit us this November for beautiful art, crafts, food and talent and join with us as we celebrate our 41st year!​

Geek Christmas Market

Sat. November 17th, 2017  Courtenay

Need something special for the special Geek in your life. Well look no further!

Fanny Bay Christmas Craft Fair 2017

Sat. November 18th, 2017 - Sun. November 19th, 2017   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 18th, 2017 - Sun. November 19th, 2017  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!

Fiesta World Craft Bazaar

Sat. November 18th - Sun. November 19th, 2017  Courtenay

Come for the fair trade, the food and the fun! Come and make a difference!

Stagnhare Christmas Market

Sun. November 19th, 2017  Courtenay

A local curated event that features some of our favourite artisans, crafters and small locally owned boutiques.

Union Bay Christmas Craft Fair

Sun. November 19th, 2017   Union Bay

Get your holiday shopping started early...with great local handmade gifts.

Light the Fire Pottery Show and Sale

Sat. November 25th, 2017  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 25th, 2017  Cumberland

WinterFaire celebrates a festive day of holiday shopping, a delicious canteen, live music, and 70 vendors of home-made, handmade and fair trade items in the CRI Hall, Masonic Hall and the Cumberland Museum!

Harmony Hearts Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. November 25th, 2017   Black Creek

Start the season off at the bake table and enjoy a coffee. Crafts of all kinds, bucket draws and silent auction items to fill your wish lists. Check out the lunch menu.

Merville Christmas Craft Fair 2017

Sat. November 25th, 2017  Merville

The hall will be chock full of delightful crafts for your shopping pleasure so be sure to get there early to get the best choice of Christmas chattels.

Toy & Craft Show and Sale

Sat. November 25th, 2017 - Sun. November 26th, 2017   Campbell River

Vendors featured include: Handcrafted natural stone pendants and earrings. Lavender soaps, lotions, bath salts, aromatherapy and teas Hand printed crafts, locally designed

Tin Town Artists Christmas Sale and Open House

Sat. December 2nd, 2017   Courtenay

Everyone welcome to walk around our unique neighborhood and partake in a seasonal treat while perusing the many creative wares of the artists and businesses of Tin Town.

Evergreen Club Christmas Bazaar

Wed. November 22nd, 2017   Courtenay

Give Santa a hand and start Christmas shopping early. 

2017 Christmas at the Lodge & Holiday Market

Sat. November 25th, 2017 - Sun. November 26th, 2017  Courtenay

'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.

Foire de Noel Christmas Fair

Sat. December 2nd, 2017   Courtenay

Family friendly craft fair at Ecole Puntledge Park Elementary, featuring quality vendors, great give aways and much more!

Sunday Markets at the Little Red Church

Sun. November 26th, 2017 and Sun. December 17th, 2017  Comox

A market to showcase all the incredible small business owners in the valley. Home based or small store front, crafters, professional services, educators, MLM, and more.

Yule Tide Craft Faire

Sat. December 2nd, 2017  Courtenay

Tsolum Rebekah Lodge Hosts the Yule Tide Craft Faire on Dec. 2nd from 10-3 at Grantham Hall.

Creating Christmas Pop Up Store/Craft Sale

Sun. November 26th, 2017    Comox

For those looking for seasonal atmosphere and creative inspiration, you'll find it here!

9th Annual Gnarly Little Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 2nd, 2017    Courtenay

Not only can you support youth crafters but you can tackle your Christmas shopping and find great gifts made by local youth 9 – 19 years!

Touch of Class Christmas Market

Sat. December 9th, 2017 - Sun. December 10th, 2017   Comox

This beautiful, elegant, Christmas Market is a must-see. Come enjoy the enticing sites & smells of hand created foods & gifts

Brooklyn Elementary Christmas Craft Bazaar

Sat. December 2nd, 2017   Comox

There will be a wide variety of Vendors, a Bake Sale, Gift Wrapping and a Silent Auction.

Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 2nd - Sun. December 3rd, 2017   Black Creek

This 2 day event is full of wonderful crafters/artisans from around the valley. This festive and cozy stop is a win for anyone searching for unique Christmas ideas.

Denman Island Christmas Craft Fair

Sat. December 2nd - Sun. December 3rd, 2017   Denman Island

One of BC's most enchanting holiday shopping experiences awaits you just off the beaten track.



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