Listings - November/December Holiday Fairs

Michele Maule

Happy November Everyone! Here's a few listings of known quality handmade arts and craft fairs this month - along with a sneak peek of a few more next month.  If you have a holiday handmade fair happening this coming season and it's not mentioned here - please feel free to leave a comment to let out readers know!

Make It! Vancouver
November 8th (4pm-9pm), 9th (11am-8pm), 10th (11am-7pm), 11th (11am-5pm)
Croatian Cultural Centre 3250 Commercial Drive
$5 at the door
140 booths of freaking awesome handmade stuff!

Circle Craft Christmas Market 
Wednesday, November 7 - Sunday, November 11
Vancouver Convention Centre West
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC  V6C 0C3

Christmas at Hycroft
November 15 - 18th
The University Women's Club at Vancouver
1489 McRae Avenue
Vancouver, B.C.

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market - Brooklyn 
November 17 + 18, 2012 from 11am-6pm each day at the East River State Park (on the Williamsburg Waterfront). This free-to-attend fair will kick off our handmade holiday tour with a slew of wonderful crafters, hands-on workshops, food, music, and more.

Fall Together Handmade Market - Portland
The two day show Nov 17- 18 features a variety of curated goods from Portland artists including jewelry, art, clothing housewares and more. 
The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel
403 SW 10th Ave 

One of a Kind - Toronto
Nov. 22 - Dec 2/12 
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place
100 Princes' Blvd., Toronto ON

Second Storie Market
Visual Studies Workshop Auditorium
31 Prince Street
Rochester, NY 14607

Emily Carr Student Art Sale - Vancouver
November 23 - 25
(their 39th annual sale!)
Concourse Gallery | North Building
Emily Carr University
Granville Island
Vancouver, B.C.

Renegade Craft Fair - Austin
November 24 + 25  from 11am-6pm each day at the Palmer Events Center. This free-to-attend fair will include a slew of wonderful crafters, food, music, and more.

Art vs. Craft
November 24
Harley-Davidson Museum
400 W Canal Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

December Markets

BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 - NYC
This year's indie shopping extravaganza will be held on December 1 + 2, 2012, at 82 Mercer in Soho, New York City.

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market - Chicago
December 1 + 2, 2012, from 11am-6pm both days at the Pulaski Park Fieldhouse (1419 W. Blackhawk St.)
Chicago, Ill.

Got Craft? Holiday Edition - Vancouver
Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9, 2012
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Croatian Cultural Centre
3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5N 4E4

Renegade Craft Fair San Francisco Holiday Market
December 15 + 16,  2012
Concourse Exhibition Center from 11am-6pm
San Francisco

Dec 15/16
Makeshift Society space in San Francisco

Jan Halvarson


Jacaranda Designs Jewelry said...

Wish I lived on the West side of Canada so I could attend some of these shows but I am in Toronto. I'll have too seek some out in this neck of the woods:)

Walden Sweet said...

Flock & Gather Craft Collective presents
Winter Wonders Handmade Market
Friday Dec. 7 (6pm-9pm) and Saturday Dec. 8 (10am-5pm)
535 8th Street East
Saskatoon, Sask

Anonymous said...

I can't wait to go to the Renegade Craft Fair here in Austin!

becks said...

There is also a holiday fair at Britannia Community Centre on Saturday December 8th called Artful Saturday.

Rebecca Gilgan said...

City of Craft in Toronto is great too! This is it's 6th year.

December 8th & 9th at The Great Hall/The Theatre Center - 1087 Queen Street West

she sells seashells said...

Renegade Craft Fair is happening at the East River State Park (aka the Williamsburg Waterfront) in Brooklyn, NY on November 17+18, 2012

Pinecone Camp said...

So many great markets. Hope to hit up all of them!

Emma said...

The Wandering Winter Craft Show is happening in Toronto too!

Nov 24 & 25, Dec 1, and Dec 9th.

Check out the locations: