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Dec 7-10 Festival of Crafts

The Festival of Crafts is one of Canada’s biggest holiday handcrafted shopping events, showcasing the very best that the Canadian Handmade community has to offer.

For four days, the BMO Centre at Stampede Park transforms into a magical marketplace featuring over 250 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers showcasing their stunning works and interacting with shoppers, making this event a truly unique experience.

With an incredible range of locally and nationally sourced quality handmade goods, including fashion, jewellery, home décor, sculptures, glassware, natural body care, and delicious gourmet treats, this event ensures everyone on your list will love the gifts you give.

Hours

December 7 – 10, 2017
Thursday 10am – 9pm
Friday 10am – 9pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

Location

BMO Centre, Stampede Park
20 Round Up Way SE
Calgary, AB

Tickets

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Admission

Adults $7
Seniors (65+) $5
Youths (13-17) $5
Children (12 & under) Free

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✓ Nov 30-Dec 3 Butterdome Craft Sale

The Butterdome Craft Sale is an unforgettable Canadian Handmade community gathering, returning to Edmonton to celebrate a landmark anniversary and to provide yet another weekend of the very best in holiday shopping.

Now in its 27th year, the Butterdome Craft Sale is a four-day event at the University of Alberta’s iconic Butterdome building, featuring over 275 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers who will amaze shoppers with their works and interact with them face-to-face, making this a can’t-miss experience.

A one-stop-gift-shop of the finest quality handmade goods, including fabulous fashion, jewellery, home décor, sculptures, glassware, natural body care, delicious gourmet treats, and more, this event is perfect for crossing everyone off your holiday list while leaving you feeling inspired and astounded.

Hours

November 30 – December 3, 2017
Thursday 10am – 10pm
Friday 10am – 10pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

Location

University of Alberta, Butterdome
87 Ave and 114th street
Edmonton Alberta

Admission

Adults $7
Seniors (65+) $5
Youths (13 – 17) $5
Children (12 & under) Free

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✓ Nov 16-19 Calgary Art Market

200 Canadian craftspeople gather downtown at the Calgary Telus Convention Center for just four days to share their work. Exquisite porcelain, chic leather-work, original fashions, rich woodwork, exotic jewellery…. Art Market is the perfect opportunity to check off everyone on your Christmas list with original gifts you simply won’t find anywhere else. Better yet, make a day of it with friends and share the festive atmosphere, meet the artists, sample the sweets – then stock up for the holidays!

Hours

Thursday, November 16th, 10am – 9pm
Friday, November 17th, 10am – 9pm
Saturday, November 18th, 10am – 6pm
Sunday, November 19th, 10am – 5pm

Location

Calgary Telus Convention Center
136-8th Ave. SE
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3 Canada

Admission

Adults $10.00
Seniors (age 65) $8.00
Students (13-18) $8.00
Children 12 & under with an adult: Free
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✓ Nov 10-12 Our Best To You Regina

Our Best to You Art & Craft Sale is Regina’s landmark holiday shopping event, an incredible gathering of the very best that the Canadian Handmade community has to offer.

Returning for a staggering 25th year in a row, Our Best to You Art & Craft Sale transforms Evraz Place into a magical Christmas market, featuring over 200 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers. See their innovative works first-hand, and mingle with them face-to-face for the ultimate interactive experience.

For three days only, you will find countless assortments of quality handmade goods, including fashion, jewellery, fine art, sculptures, home décor, and tasty gourmet goodies that are sure to kick-start your Christmas shopping in the very best way and leave you amazed, inspired and ready for the holidays.

Location

Evraz Place, Canada Centre
1700 Elphinstone Street
Regina, SK

Hours

November 10 – 12, 2017
Thursday 10am – 9pm
Friday 10am – 9pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm

Admission

Adults $7
Seniors (65+) $5
Youths (13-17) $5
Children (12 & under) Free

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✓ Nov 3-5 Fall Into Christmas

Fall Into Christmas Craft Show is Lethbridge’s finest holiday shopping event, bringing together a remarkable selection of over 100 of Canada’s most talented handmade artists, artisans, and designers to Exhibition Park.

Now in its landmark 12th year, Fall Into Christmas Craft Show offers shoppers a unique opportunity to interact with its makers while taking in the impressive sights and sounds and getting a feel for their brilliant works.

Whether shopping for stunning jewellery, fabulous fashions, visual art, home and garden décor, natural body care or tasty gourmet treats, you’re sure to leave feeling inspired and satisfied as you cross some important people off your holiday shopping list.

Hours

November 3 – 5, 2017
Friday 10am – 9pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

Location

Exhibition Park, North Pavilion
3401 Parkside Drive South
Lethbridge, AB

Admission

General Admission $5
Children (12 & under) Free

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✓ Oct 27-29 Our Best To You Red Deer

Our Best to You Spring Art & Craft Sale is Red Deer’s latest and greatest shopping event, a sensational springtime affair bringing you the biggest names in Canadian handmade. Red Deer has loved Our Best You Christmas since 1992 and now it’s time to introduce our Spring edition.

For one weekend only, the Parkland and Prairie Pavillions of Westerner Park make way for over 150 of Canada’s most incredible artists, artisans & designers from coast-to-coast, who are eager to share their works and the stories behind them.

With an incredible selection of the hottest fashion, jewellery, home décor, natural body care products, gourmet food, and more, this show is a great opportunity to shop for a the perfect Mothers Day and Fathers Day gift, or to simply discover that unique treasure for you or a loved one.

Tickets

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Hours

April 28 – 30, 2017
Friday 10am – 9pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

Location

Westerner Park, Parkland & Prairie Pavilions
4847A 19 Street
Red Deer, AB

Admission

General Admission $5
Children (12 & under) Free

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✓ May 11-Sept 18 Bastion Square

Bastion Square is located in the heart of downtown Victoria, B.C. The ceremonial entry arch, located at View and Government Streets, welcomes visitors to the original site of old Fort Victoria.

The square looks out on the Inner Harbour and boasts the finest restaurants, pubs, and cafes in Victoria. In the summer, its seasonal artisan market opens, and I will be there every Thursday through Sunday selling handcrafted glass art at the Dragonfly Organics table.

Hours

May 11th-Sept 30
Open every Thursday to Saturday
from 11 am – 4:30 pm

Location

At the intersection of
View & Government St.
Victoria, BC

Admission

Free!

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✓ Sept 10 Hills Garlic Festival

The Hills Garlic Festival is held each year on the Sunday following Labour Day. This year, the 25th Annual Festival will take place on September 10, 2017, at Centennial Park in New Denver, BC.

With the theme Homemade – Homegrown – Organic, more than 160 vendors will be selling bulk garlic, braided garlic, seed garlic, garlic powder, garlic syrup, pickled garlic, garlic dips, and garlic snacks; fresh organic produce; plants and plant products; local crafts of jewelry, glass, wood, furniture, pottery, textiles, metal, and stones; soaps, lotions, and herbal remedies; and lots of great food, including Thai, Mexican, Asian, BBQ, hamburgers and hot dogs, baking, chocolates, ice cream, and other delicious snacks.

The Hills Garlic Festival has been recognized as one of the ten best Garlic Festivals. Many vendors tell us this is their favorite event of the craft fair/festival season. With our commitment to a Zero Waste Event, we are a leader in the festival industry and are always striving for improvement.

Live music and family entertainment all day on two stages. Contests provide the opportunity to win for heaviest garlic clove, largest garlic bulb, prettiest braid or wreath, and best garlic themed poem. Win a basket of sample goods donated by our vendors by purchasing raffle tickets from the Hills Recreation Society.

Visit the Hills Recreation Society booth next to the main stage to get information, purchase raffle tickets, or purchase special souvenirs commemorating the 25th annual Garlic Festival.

Walk, ride the shuttle bus, peddle your bicycle, paddle your kayak…however you get there, we look forward to seeing you at this unique community event for the whole family!

HOURS

Sept 10, 2017
from 10 am – 5 pm

LOCATION

Centennial Park
New Denver, BC
3 blocks west of Highway 6

ADMISSION

Admission is $5.00 payable in cash on entry. Children under 12 are free.

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✓ Aug 4-7 Filberg Festival

Set among the stately trees and gardens of the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park in Comox on the east coast of Vancouver Island the Filberg Festival is truly a unique event. Wander through the grounds surrounded by beautiful gardens, rustic out-buildings and magnificent views of Comox Harbour and the Beaufort Mountain Range. The principal objective of the Filberg Festival has been to encourage excellence in all forms of arts and crafts, and to assist in the promotion and sale of quality work.

The Festival has established a world-wide reputation for the excellence of the work of its juried artisans, and today is one of western Canada’s largest juried outdoor arts show. Over 300 people volunteer each year to make this event a reality. The Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park Association (FHLPA) is a non-profit organization established in 1979, which is responsible for maintaining and restoring the heritage lodge and outbuildings in the Filberg Park. The Filberg Festival, held annually, is the Associations largest fundraiser and the Comox Valley’s premiere cultural event. All funds raised from this and other fundraising activities are used for this purpose and for the operational costs associated with managing the Filberg Park for the community to enjoy.

Location

Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park
61 Filberg Road
Comox, BC V9M 2S7
Official Site

Hours

Fri-Sun 10-6pm
Monday 10-5pm

Admission

Daily $15
Kids Free!
Weekend Pass $50
Weekend Pass Advance $45

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✓ May 5-7 Butterdome Craft Sale

The Butterdome Spring Craft Sale is Edmonton’s ultimate spring shopping event, celebrating its 11th anniversary and featuring some of the very best talents from the Canadian Handmade community.

Held over three days at the University of Alberta’s iconic Butterdome building, the Butterdome Spring Craft Sale gathers over 180 of Canada’s most amazing artists, artisans, and designers, who interact with shoppers and display their best works for them to behold, providing a truly unforgettable experience.

With an incredible assortment of locally and nationally sourced quality handmade goods to choose from, including fresh fashion looks, stunning jewellery, home décor, sculptures, glassware, natural body care, delicious gourmet treats, and more, this event is the perfect time to spoil yourself or a loved one for the many moments spring time has to offer.

Hours

May 5 – 7, 2017
Friday 10am – 10pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

Location

University of Alberta, Butterdome
87 Avenue and 114 Street
Edmonton, AB
Official Site

Admission

General Admission $5
17 & under FREE

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