The Holiday Shopping Extravaganza happens this Thursday November 18th from 6-11pm at the Heritage Hall (3102 Main St). Find style and gift inspiration from models walking through the crowd, plus add in a wine and beer cash bar, music, door prizes, and partial proceeds to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Free admission!
Featuring over 50 local vendors, Got Craft? has something handmade for everybody on your list from clothing to jewelry to art to ceramics and home décor. This year, Got Craft? will be happening on Sunday December 6, from 11am to 5pm at the Royal Grandview Legion (2205 Commercial Drive at E. 6th Avenue). The first 30 people through the door will receive a free, re-useable swag bag packed full of goodies from all of our vendors. Admission is $2, kids are free.
If you’re out in Abbotsford, here’s another Christmas Show and Market for you to check out! The West Coast christmas Show & Marketplace is debuting at the Tradex Exhibition Centre (1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford) from November 28th to 30th. Expect holiday entertainment to be brought together under one roof including holiday décor, gifts, food, personal services, festive seminars and celebrity stage presentations.
Visitors to the West Coast Christmas Show will discover amongst the many exhibits new ideas and products for holiday gift shopping, entertaining and home decorating. Amongst the many exhibits visitors will find holiday decor items, holiday spirits & wine, specialty foods, condiments, seasonings, chocolates along with unique and hard to find gift items both from artisans as well as unique manufacturers.
General admission is $10 with free re-admission for all three days with a hand stamp. Donate a non-perishable food item for the Salvation Army Meal Centre at the Tradex main entrance and receive $2 off the Adult entrance fee.
It’s that time of the year again!! The weather is getting colder, the clocks have been switched back an hour and Halloween is over. Keep reading Modern Mix Vancouver for updates on Holiday Craft Fairs happening all over the city and get your shopping done early!
For 35 years, Vancouverites have been enjoying the Circle Craft Christmas Market. An annual tradition for thousands of holiday shoppers, today, adults who attended as children with their parents are now bringing their own kids!
From Tuesday, November 11 to Sunday, November 16, 2008 more than 260 Canadian artisans (48 new this year) will gather under the sails of the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre to present their wares at Western Canada’s largest one-of-a-kind gift fair. That’s one more day than usual!
Shoppers and attendees will find gorgeous clay work, the newest and hottest of Canadian fashion and jewellery design, stunning glasswork, handmade candles and soaps, unique clothing and toy items for children, an assortment of amazing home décor items, fine art from acclaimed visual artists, and many more carefully handcrafted items in felt, wool, wood, leather and metal. And, there’s food—delicious chocolates, sauces, dressings and more!
Tickets for adults are $12, Students and Seniors are $8 but any ticket purchase entitles you to unlimited re-admission for any day of the show. Just don’t forget to pick up your re-entry pass before leaving the premises.
…consumers who realize the value of purchasing from local artisans as opposed to mass-produced, factory-made goods.