In Vancouver, the holidays begin with Circle Craft Christmas Market, a city tradition for over four decades!  In 2017, you can expect to browse through over 300 artisans specializing in trades including: apparel design, pottery, wood and metal work, glassblowing, and jewellery-, soap-, and candle-making.

Formed in 1972, Circle Craft is a BC-run artist cooperative dedicated to providing opportunities for craftspeople to connect with the community.  The 2017 Circle Craft Christmas Market features artisans from coast to coast, from as far as Winnipeg, Edmonton, Waterloo, Montreal, Hamilton, Halifax, Moose Jaw, Okotoks, and more!

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.

This year, the market is welcoming 50 new vendors to the show, including: Boreal Folk Apothecary, Jumping Creek Pottery, VOILÀ Designs (clothing), Misheo (fashion accessories), Little Rock Jewellery Studio, Vintage Map Co. (pillow cases), Lennard Taylor Design Studio (clothing), Yifat Jovani (clothing), Lisa Fletcher Jewellery, Zoe Bemused Jewelry, East Van Jam, Engin&Dennis Design Studio (glass), and Illo Leather.

In addition, to round out the experience, visitors will find entertainment by local performers, craft technique demos, contests, and the “Budding Artists” open area where emerging artists will introduce exciting and innovative new work.   

Event Details: Circle Craft Christmas Market 2017

  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West
  • When: November 8-12, 2017. Wednesday through Friday: 10 am – 9 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm; Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Admission:   $15 adults; $12 seniors and students, 2-for-1 after 5:00 pm. Save $2 on all admission prices when you buy tickets online in advance at circlecraft.netYour initial ticket purchase entitles you to unlimited re-entry on any day of the 2017 show. Please pick up and validate your re-entry pass as you exit.

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  1. evo
    October 24, 2017 at 12:32 pm — Reply

    Bean Boy Creations

  2. KAY
    October 24, 2017 at 7:09 pm — Reply

    Little rock jewelry

  3. Erin
    October 24, 2017 at 8:35 pm — Reply

    I always love the wrestler and the needle!

  4. Maryanne
    October 24, 2017 at 9:57 pm — Reply

    I want to see Gather Co!

  5. Tracy
    October 25, 2017 at 5:44 am — Reply

    Lisa Fletcher Jewellery. So excited to go to the Circle Craft Christmas Market!

  6. Linda
    October 25, 2017 at 5:06 pm — Reply

    I can’t wait to see The Fishery. I’ve heard good things about their salmon cream cheese spread.

  7. Ann-Marie Vaughan
    October 26, 2017 at 11:38 am — Reply

    ChocolaTas Vancouver Chocolates

  8. Heather Schack
    October 26, 2017 at 4:04 pm — Reply

    I have never been so I’m excited to see it sll

  9. Jean
    October 26, 2017 at 4:49 pm — Reply

    Christine Seigneuret

  10. Helen
    October 26, 2017 at 8:16 pm — Reply

    The Lemon Square

  11. Stacey Hagerty
    October 27, 2017 at 11:50 am — Reply

    I love textiles like Lajla and Laurie Steffler!

  12. Audrey
    October 28, 2017 at 8:09 am — Reply

    This looks AMAZING!

  13. October 30, 2017 at 10:17 am — Reply

    too many to name, I really like seeing them all.

  14. Ashley
    October 30, 2017 at 6:15 pm — Reply

    I can’t wait to see all the toy maker’s booths; best way to kick off holiday shopping

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