Well we might be ahead of ourselves here, but Christmas really is just around the corner! All the stores can do it, so why can’t we… right? Edmonton has heaps of fantastic Christmas craft fairs coming our way and it’s definitely worth marking the calendar for these. Find decorations, winter gear, or great gift ideas. Show your loved ones how much you care with something unique and handmade, and even if you don’t buy anything just get into the Christmassy spirit!
ChatterBlock‘s Calendar of Top Christmas Craft Fairs in Edmonton
Edmonton Potters’ Guild 61st Annual Pottery Show & Sale
November 9, 2013 – Alberta Avenue Community Centre, Edmonton
Get “Fired Up” for Christmas and view all the locally made pottery that this craft sale has to offer. With more than 80 local potters represented, you’re sure to find a style to suit every taste – great for gifts! Join them for a tea or coffee and browse through the one-of-a-kind pieces.
Scandinavian Christmas Market
November 10, 2013 – Dutch Canadian Centre / Home of the Scandinavians, Edmonton
The only Scandinavian Christmas market in Edmonton! Find an array of crafts anywhere from knitting to designer goods to cookbooks for ethnic recipes. Also dive in to the Scandinavian culture at lunch and try out their food, I hear they’ve got 75 pounds of potatoes ready to be eaten so show up with an empty stomach!
20th Annual Beverly Heights Christmas Craft Show
November 16, 2013 – Beverly Heights Recreation Centre, Edmonton
Help support the Beverly Heights Community Playschool and visit the 50 tables of quality hand made crafts. This craft show includes free admission, a door prize, 50/50 draw, raffle table and some tasty treats from the home made bake sale. Make this the biggest year yet for them!
Make it! The Handmade Revolution
November 21 – 24, 2013 – Enjoy Centre, St. Albert
Not specifically a Christmas craft fair but a shopping event that gives enlightened shoppers the opportunity to buy unique, ethically made goods from top artisans from all over Canada. Make It is devoted to creating positive opportunities for artists, crafters, designers and musicians. Check out this more modern, funky vibe , enjoy the live music and try some food that will just melt in your mouth.
Butterdome Craft Sales
December 5 – 8, 2013 – University of Alberta, Edmonton
The Butterdome Craft Sale offers a one stop gift shop for all the special people that on your list this Christmas. Go see over 240 of the country’s best artists, artisans and designers for four days only! Everything is in one huge festive marketplace to help you select unique Canadian handmade gifts that will be treasured by all who receive them. This is the #1 choice of more than 30,000 loyal customers as the place to buy their gifts for the holiday season!
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