If you’re on the hunt for unique, handmade treasures, you’re in luck. From Surrey to Chilliwack, there is no shortage Christmas Craft Fairs and Holiday Markets happening this November across the Fraser Valley.
In addition to picking up one-of-a-kind gifts, you’ll be supporting the local economy — plus, many hard-working and extremely talented ‘mompreneurs’ who also hail here in ‘the Valley.’ Let’s show these talented ladies some love!
Here are just 10 Christmas craft fairs you’ll want to hit up here in the Fraser Valley this fall for 2019.
1-The West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Market
As the largest Christmas Show in the Lower Mainland with over 170 artisans and 300 participants, it’s the perfect spot to support local makers and find some unique handmade treasures for your loved ones.
When: Nov. 15-17
Where: Abbotsford TRADEX
2-Chilliwack Christmas Craft Market
This Fraser Valley holiday tradition and the Chilliwack Community Arts Council’s most festive fundraiser, returns for its 45th year of inspired gift-giving. Showcasing 180+ artisans from all over BC under one roof, the Market is the perfect destination for every gift seeker!
When: Nov. 15, 12-8pm; Nov. 16, 10am-6pm; Nov. 17, 10am-4pm
Where: Chilliwack Heritage Park – 44140 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack
3-Christmas Craft Fair at Museum of Surrey
The Coast Salish Arts and Cultural Society are taking over the Museum of Surrey’s foyer for a full day of holiday shopping.
The Christmas Craft Fair offers a selection of handmade jewellery, art, pottery, textiles and more.
When: Nov. 16, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Museum of Surrey
4-Belmont Holiday Craft Fair
Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping with hand-made goods from local vendors. Entry is by donation, all funds going back into many school programs.
When: Nov. 16, 10am-4pm
Where: Belmont Elementary
5-Mount Lehman Christmas Craft Fair
Come out and start the Christmas Season off with some great shopping! We will host a variety of local crafters and vendors. Lunch, coffee, tea, and treats are also available.
When: Nov. 16, 9am-3pm
Where: Mt. Lehman Community Association, 6148 Mt. Lehman Rd.
6-Abbotsford District Girl Guides Holiday Craft Fair
Join us for the Abbotsford District Girl Guides Holiday Craft Fair. This family-friendly event will include a kid’s holiday mini photo session by Katrina Keenan Photography, kid’s crafts, a bake sale and concession. Get a head start on your holiday shopping with arts and crafts, home and holiday decor, bath and body products, hand-knitted and sewn items, cookies, small-batch kombucha, jewelry, accessories and much, much more!
When: Nov. 16, 10am-4pm
Where: St. Matthew Anglican Church, 2010 Guilford Drive, Abbotsford
7-Langley Seniors Resource Society Holiday Craft show
Bring your family and friends for a day of holiday shopping and Christmas cheer! Over 50 vendors on site. Come support a non-profit in your community helping seniors
When: Nov. 16, 9am-4pm
Where: Langley Senior Resources Society, 20605 51B Avenue, Langley,
8-Annual Katzie Holiday Market
Come out and enjoy a day of shopping local and enjoying holiday treats to get you in the spirit. There will be 50 plus artisans and vendors, their always amazing bake sale, concession and raffle prizes.
When: Nov. 23, 10am-4pm
Where: Katzie Elementary, 6887 194a St., Surrey
9-St. Thomas Vendor Fair
Featuring artisans and home entrepreneurs from across the valley, seek out hidden treasures for the ideal gift or treat this season. Their popular bake sale of homemade delights are sure to satisfy and their raffle items are sure to excite. This year, show has been expanded to Friday and Saturday, so be sure to swing by for treasures, treats and raffles as we support our local business and talents this season.
When: Nov. 29, 6-9 pm & Nov. 30 10am-3pm
Where: 46048 Gore Ave, Chilliwack
10-Kickoff to Christmas Makers Market
Kickoff your Christmas shopping this season at a massive craft fair featuring over 140 makers and small shops that is giving back to the community. All proceeds from your donations, entry tickets, Breakfast with Santa tickets will be going to the Abbotsford Christmas Bureau.
Tickets are available online until the hour before the event starts and at the door. If you want to bring in toys or non-perishable food items instead for the Christmas Bureau, this will be used as your entrance fee.
With each purchase you make at this market from the vendors, you will receive an entry for the grand prize! One lucky person will win a $1000 travel credit for TPI travel in Langley
When: Nov. 29, 5-9pm & Nov. 30, 10am-4pm
Where: Agrec Centre, 32470 Haida Drive, Abbotsford
Is there a craft fair or holiday market in your neck of the woods that we’ve missed? Let us know all about it in the comment section below and we’ll do our best to add it to this list!