Circle Craft Christmas Market is a special time of year for Vancouverites, and many of us have made it an annual tradition to visit this artisan market and get into the holiday spirit.

Circle Craft is a BC-run artist cooperative dedicated to providing opportunities for craftspeople to connect with the community. Members of Circle Craft exhibit at the Market; they also play host to makers of finecrafts from across Canada. This year, over 300 artisans (more than 60 new to the Market) will take part – clothing designers, potters, wood and metal workers, glass blowers, jewellers, toy makers, and more!

The Circle Craft Christmas Market attracts some 40,000 people eager to discover the creations of hundreds of Canadian artisans all of whom are jury-selected based on talent and diversity.

In addition, to round out the experience, visitors will find food vendors with BC and Canadian-made treats, entertainment by local performers, craft technique demonstrations, daily contests, and the “Budding Artists” open area where emerging artists will introduce exciting and innovative new work.

This year, the first day of the market falls on Remembrance Day, so most of us will have an day off to spend at Circle Craft.

Circle Craft Christmas Market – Event Details

  • When: November 11-16, 2014
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West
  • Hours:
    • Tuesday through Friday: 10 am – 9 pm
    • Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm
    • Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Admission: 
    • $14 for Adults, $12 for Students
    • 2-for-1 after 5:00 pm
    • Save $2 on all admission prices when you buy tickets online at circlecraft.net. *only before the first day of the market.

Your initial ticket purchase entitles you to unlimited re-entry on any day of the 2014 show. Please pick up and validate your re-entry pass as you exit. Offer is non-transferable and applies to ticket purchaser only.

Modern Mix Vancouver Giveaway

MMV is giving away a pair of Circle Craft tickets worth $28, to be redeemable at Will Call during the event.

To enter, please “LIKE” the MMV Facebook Page by clicking here and ALSO leave a comment below about why you want to visit Circle Craft Christmas Market.  Giveaway ends Wednesday November 5 (10:00pm PST).

For an additional entry: Follow @ModernMixVan on Twitter and tweet “Win a complimentary pair of tickets to @CircleCraft from @ModernMixVan.  Click here: http://bit.ly/1uLqkdw | RT to enter!”

22 Comments

  1. Shannon Mac
    October 29, 2014 at 2:21 pm — Reply

    I would like to take a classmate to do some Xmas shopping, I found lots of things last year.

  2. Katie Borrett
    October 29, 2014 at 6:40 pm — Reply

    I’d like to take my mom:)

  3. Angela
    October 29, 2014 at 11:20 pm — Reply

    I want to go to the Circle Craft fair to begin Xmas shopping.

  4. Tracy Martin
    October 30, 2014 at 6:01 am — Reply

    I love the original and handmade crafts and jewelry. I would love to take my sister.

  5. Wai
    October 30, 2014 at 8:26 am — Reply

    Its a great place to find holiday gifts

  6. Jean
    October 30, 2014 at 10:15 pm — Reply

    date with my mom!

  7. Sheila
    October 31, 2014 at 12:26 pm — Reply

    Want to see what’s new at the Craftworks Society booth, and spend a couple of hours with my BFF.

  8. Katherine
    October 31, 2014 at 10:44 pm — Reply

    i’d love to go shop for Christmas ornaments and presents!

  9. Elaine
    November 1, 2014 at 12:07 pm — Reply

    I’d like to visit the Circle Craft Christmas market this year because I love going and I’d like to see what local artists have designed and made, and support them too!
    Thanks!

  10. Michelle
    November 2, 2014 at 8:31 pm — Reply

    Would love to find hand crafted holiday gifts for my friends and family. 🙂

  11. November 2, 2014 at 8:46 pm — Reply

    I would like to go because I want to get inspired by Vancouver’s craft scene! 🙂

  12. Laura Tang
    November 2, 2014 at 10:31 pm — Reply

    I would love for my parents to check it out. They need a date night 😛

  13. Erin
    November 3, 2014 at 7:47 am — Reply

    I would love to win these tickets because the Circle Craft fair is a yearly tradition for my mom and I. No matter how busy life gets, we always take a day to go downtown, check out the Circle Craft and then have a great dinner with drinks. It is really one of my favourite days of the year.

  14. Katie G
    November 3, 2014 at 11:00 pm — Reply

    I always went to craft shows with my mom when I was little. I still love going and it reminds me of spending time with her, which I don’t get to do as often as I’d like as she lives in Ontario. I love buying unique Christmas presents there too!

  15. Linda
    November 4, 2014 at 6:25 pm — Reply

    I want to get my Christmas shopping done early.

  16. Dilara
    November 4, 2014 at 11:22 pm — Reply

    I’d love to win tickets and get a head start on my Christmas shopping!

  17. Helen
    November 5, 2014 at 12:06 am — Reply

    it’s the perfect place to start the Christmas shopping

  18. Jolene
    November 12, 2014 at 10:02 pm — Reply

    Are you sure about the $2 off when ordering online? I just tried ordering and the total came up to $14 plus tax.

    • November 13, 2014 at 9:16 am — Reply

      Hi Jolene, it’ll probably be too late by the time I receive a response, but wanted to let you know I have emailed to enquire about this.

      • November 13, 2014 at 9:33 am — Reply

        Hi Jolene, I just heard back from Circle Craft. Turns out, the ticket prices go up to $14 after opening day, even when purchased online. If you’re looking for a deal, it’s 2-for-1 admission every day after 5pm, and all tickets are eligible for a re-admission pass to return and visit again in the same year.

  19. Jolene
    November 14, 2014 at 11:47 am — Reply

    Thanks for following up! Much appreciated!

  20. Teresa
    November 20, 2014 at 11:53 pm — Reply

    Liked and want to go to buy gifts.

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