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.

Unknown 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: