31 craft fairs and holiday markets to check out in Metro Vancouver


Skip the malls and big box stores this holiday season and shop local instead. It’s never been easier, thanks to an abundance of craft fairs and holiday markets taking place across Metro Vancouver this November and December.

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From smaller community events to bigger multi-day markets, you’ll find all sorts of art, goods, crafts, and lots of fun at these 31 upcoming craft fairs and holiday markets taking place all around Metro Vancouver.


Deer Lake Craft Festival

When: November 24 from 11am – 7pm; November 25-26 from 10am – 5pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Cost: Admission & parking are free

Swags & Bags

WhenSunday, November 26 from 11:30 am – 3 pm
Where: Deer Lake United Church – 5135 Sperling Avenue, Burnaby
Cost: Free

Scandinavian Craft Fair

When: November 26, from 11am – 4pm
Where: Scandinavian Community Centre – 6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby
Cost: Free


Coquitlam Christmas Craft Fair

When: December 1 from 5 – 9pm; December 2-3 from 10am – 4pm
Where: Poirier Forum – 618 Poirier Street, Coquitlam
Cost: Adults $3; Seniors $2; Kids are free

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Christmas Market at the Farm

When: November 25 from 10am to 3pm
Where: Emma Lea Farms – 2727 Westham Island Road, Ladner
Cost: Free


Bloom Winter Market

When: November 25 – 26, from 10am – 4pm
Where: Fort Langley Community Hall – 9167 Glover Road, Fort Langley
Cost: $2 (kids 12 and under free)

Shift Handmade Holiday Remix

When: December 2, from 10am – 5pm
Where: West Langley Hall – 9400 208th Street, Langley
Cost: $3 (buy online)


The Happening Arts and Crafts Fair

When: November 25 from 10am – 4pm; November 26 from 10am – 3pm
Where: Thomas Haney Secondary School –  23000 116th Avenue, Maple Ridge
Cost: $3

Eric Langton Elementary Holiday Craft Fair

When: December 3, from 10am – 4pm
Where: Eric Langton Elementary School – 12138 Edge Street, Maple Ridge
Cost: Admission by donation


New West Craft Christmas Night Market

When: December 2, from 6 – 9:30pm
Where: River Market – 810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster
Cost: Free

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Fall for Local Holiday Market

When: December 9 – 10 from 11am – 5pm
Where: The Pipe Shop Venue – 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
Cost: $3 advance (online); $5 at door (cash only).


Steveston Christmas Craft Fair

When: November 25, from 10am – 4pm
Where: Steveston Community Centre – 4111 Moncton Street, Richmond
Cost: Admission by donation

Britannia Shipyards Christmas Craft Fair

When: December 2, from 11am – 4:30pm
Where: Seine Net Loft – 5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond
Cost: Free


Purely Local Winter Market

When: December 2, from 10am – 3pm
Where: Kwomais Lodge & Sanford Hall – 1367 128th Street, South Surrey
Cost: Adults $3; kids are free

Winter Wonderland Christmas Bazaar

When: December 9, from 10am – 4pm
Where: Shannon Hall – 6050 176th Street, Surrey
Cost: $2 adults; kids 12 and under are free


There are 15 upcoming craft fairs/holiday markets in Vancouver. Find detailed listings here.

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Gleneagles Community Centre Holiday Artisan Market

When: December 2, 2017 from 10am – 3pm
Where: Gleneagles Community Centre – 6262 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
Cost: Free