2021 holiday craft events and sales

2021 holiday craft events and sales

2021 holiday craft events and sales

The BC Craft community was no stranger to the challenges of COVID-19, which halted exhibitions, craft fairs and even the production of so many talented artists. While we have some ways to go before we are back to ‘normal’, here are some ways you can find CCBC artists over the holiday season and into the New Year.

in-person markets and shows

There are still many Craft events happening throughout the province, here are some that feature CCBC artist-members:

Circle Craft Market

date:

November 10-14, 2021

open hrs

Nov 10-12: 10am-9pm Nov 13: 10am to 7pm Nov 14: 10am to 5pm

location:

1055 Canada Place Vancouver, BC

cost :

$12-15, 50% off after 5 on weekdays

The popular Circle Craft Market will return Vancouver Convention Centre, featuring many CCBC Consignors, including:

  • April Lacheur (Yapes Paints)
  • Chi Cheng Lee (Chi’s Creations)
  • Cathy Beaumont (Beau Glass Works)
  • Amanda Green (Jewellerajgreen)
  • Joanna Lovett
  • Laura Van Der Linde
  • Suzanne Squires (Suzu An Jewellery)
  • Soma Mo

…and More!

Artcraft Winter

date:

Nov 26-Dec 22, 2021

open hrs

10am-5pm daily

location:

Mahon Hall, 114 Rainbow Rd., Ganges, Salt Spring Island

“Our annual winter show hosts the best arts and crafts from Salt Spring and the Gulf Islands, with around 90 artists represented in Mahon hall between mid November and December 22nd each year.”

Winter Gift Gallery

date:

November 13-December 19 2021

open hrs

Wed-Sun 10am-5pm

location:

Seymour Art Gallery, 4360 Gallant Ave, North Vancouver

CCBC consignors such as Chi Cheng Lee and Hitomi McKenzie have shared that they will be among the vendors in this North Vancouver event.

“Shop local this holiday season! We’ve brought together an amazing group of artists to inspire your holiday shopping. Find unique, handmade gifts like ceramics, jewelry, paintings, textiles, and much more. Your support helps local artists and our non-profit art gallery!”

The Affordable Art Show

date:

November 18-21 2021

open hrs

Thurs-Fri 5-10pm
Sat-Sun 11-6pm

location:

Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver, 950 W 41st Ave, Vancouver

This is another great event shared with us by member Hitomi McKenzie.

“Giclée prints of paintings. Ceramics. Wood. Glass. Jewelry. Photographs. Textiles. Eleven artists and craftspeople showing their work, and every piece $250 or less. Come be a collector! Collect gifts for others! This show promises to be diverse and exciting in every way.”

Eastside Culture Crawl

date:

November 13- December 19, 2021

The Eastside Culture Crawl is a fantastic way to discover local artists and their amazing work. Be sure to check out the Mergatroid building (975 Vernon Dr) especially, which is home to many of our CCBC consignors, including:
-Bettina Matzkuhn
-Jacqueline Robins
-Heather Konschuh
-Hope Forstenzer
-Anyuta Gusakova

Just to name a few!

Winter Art & Craft Show

date:

December 2-24, 2021

open hrs

Tues-Sat 12-5pm

location:

Visual Space Gallery, 3352 Dunbar St. Vancouver

Japan Market - Christmas Market 2021

date:

December 4, 2021

open hrs

10am-4pm

location:

UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St, Vancouver

This is a truly independent craft event that is bound to have some hidden treasures.

“Although many people assume that Japan Market is funded by the government like other big public festivals, it’s just 3 women putting our hearts into spreading awesomeness of Japanese culture in Vancouver :)”

iMADE

date:

November 6th, 7th, 20th, 21st / December 5th, 12th

location:

Fort Langley Community Hall, 9167 Glover Rd, Langley, BC

Port Moody Arts Winter Treasures Artisan Market

date:

November 12- December 22, 2021

open hrs

Weekdays: 10am - 9pm, Weekends: 10am - 4:30pm

location:

2425 St. Johns St, Port Moody

“Winter Treasures is a holiday artisan market that is brimming with handcrafted gifts, art, décor, and fine craft items. Everything is created by BC artists, so there is always something new arriving. ‘Tis the season to shop local, show loved ones you care, and support local artists!”

Christmas Market at Centre Culturel Francophone De Vancouver

date:

December 4, 2021

open hrs

10am-4pm

location:

Le Centre Culturel Francophone de Vancouver, 1551 West 7th Avenue Vancouver

CCBC consignor RG Handcrafted Goods shared that they will be among those participating in this market, where you can find various Francophone vendors from around the lower mainland.


studio sales

Celia And Keith Rice-Jones – Wildrice Winter Sale

date:

November 27-28, 2021

open hrs

10am-3pm

location:

8072 11th Avenue, Burnaby

Celia and Keith Rice-Jones are long time CCBC members and create a wide variety of functional and beautiful ceramic works.

  • No Individual appointments
  • If you are not fully vaccinated, in respect for us and others, please give the event a miss
  • Please wear a mask and distance as much as possible.
  • Usual 10% discount on regular stock.
  • We will be in the studio for wrapping and look forward to seeing everyone again and meeting new people!

online sales

Artists are doing everything they can to keep creating and selling their work, and here are a few artists you can support by visiting them online.

Canadian Craft Market on Facebook

date:

Weekends in November

location:

Facebook

RG Handcrafted Goods also shared that there will be a Canada-wide online craft market hosted on facebook, taking place each weekend of November, ending Dec 5th.


 

Make & Do Holiday Sale

date:

shops go live November 14, 2021

location:

makeanddo.ca
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