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Christmas Craft Fairs in Calgary 2019

Published Oct 18, 2019 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

I know it feels early to be talking Christmas, but the craft fairs in Calgary are just around the corner! Find some beautiful decorations, unique gift ideas, or just enjoy the atmosphere and go for a browse! Here's 9 great craft fairs in Calgary.

I know, I know you probably don’t want to hear anything about Christmas until at least November but I just couldn’t resist telling you about all the wonderful Craft Fairs in Calgary this year! Craft fairs, are really amazing spots to find all sorts of christmas trinkets, gifts, and treasures, if they aren’t on your annual winter events list, they really should be! (Click the light blue links for more info on all these amazing Craft Fairs in Calgary!)

Christmas Craft Fairs in Calgary:

1. 2019 Christmas in the Country

The Christmas in the Country Art Sale at the Leighton Art Centre is an annual seasonal highlight featuring works by over eighty Alberta artists. The Christmas Sale features live music, festive treats and free children’s crafts on specific days. Admittance is free!

When: Nov. 2-3, 9-10 
Where: Leighton Art Centre

2. Crafts & More Fair

This popular event is a bustling event each year that you are sure to find some great items at. Plus with the holiday season just around the corner, what time a great place to pick up some of your holiday shopping. See you at the Crafts & More Fair!

When: 2019 date TBD
When: Parkdale Community Association

3. Riverbend's Annual Fall Fair

Experience an absolutely wonderful variety of crafts and amazing deals at Riverbend's Annual Fall Fair! There will be many one-of-a-kind gift ideas, as well as decorations, beauty products, even free health readings, travel advice, and more! 

When: Saturday Nov. 2, 10-4 pm
Where: Riverbend Community Association

4. Airdrie Christmas Show

The Airdrie Christmas show is back! Join in for shakers, bakers, and even candlestick makers! From home made food to hand crafted excellence, there is something for everyone at this show. There will be food trucks, and anything from hand made jewelry to locally grown produce.

Where: Airdire Town & Country Centre
When: Nov. 1, 2

5. Bowness Holiday Craft Fair

Get a head start on your holiday gift list early at the annual Holiday Craft Fair! Open to the public of all ages, this free event is a chance to check out what local Bownesian and Calgarian vendors have to offer for some unique gift ideas for all your loved ones.

When: Nov. 9
Where: Bowness Community Centre

6. Woodcreek Community Craft Sale

Enjoy a wide selection of handmade items and unique gifts at the Woodcreek Community 4th Annual Fall Craft Fair. Choose items from 25 vendors that include: Jewellery, Christmas wreaths and ornaments, Knitted garments, Stained glass and metal work and much more! Admission free.

When: Saturday Nov. 2
Where: Woodcreek Community Association

7. Christmas Extravaganza

This year they are combining two great events (Craft & Bake Sale and Open House) into one Festive Event. $30/bake sale table (TRA members only), photos with Santa, crafts, indoor playground and more. This event is free for all Tuscany Residents to attend.

When: TRA - Tuscany Club
Where: Dec. 7

8. Art Market Craft Sale

Enjoy a day with your friends at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre. Discover Art Market, Calgary’s premier art and craft sale. This exclusive event is designed for Christmas gift giving and for the discerning collector. Over 200 professional artisans from across Canada present an amazing selection of quality art and craft.

Choose from delicate pottery, vibrant jewellery, timeless home furnishings, seasonal decorations and custom clothing. Over fifty craft categories are represented with creative solutions for every person on your list – including you!

Pro tip- Head to their website to get an admission coupon!

When: Thursday- Sunday Nov. 14-17, times and admission $$ vary.
Where: Calgary Telus Convention Centre

9. Cranston Annual Christmas Bazaar

What better way to find that unique gift for that special someone than by visiting Cranston’s 3rd Annual Christmas Bazaar? This event will feature a variety of vendors from homemade crafts, local artists, home based businesses, and so much more!

When: Saturday Nov. 22, 10am- 3pm
Where: Cranston Residents Association

For other awesome family-friendly winter events check out ChatterBlock’s popular events page!

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