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2018 Guide to B.C. Art & Craft Shows

This is your ultimate guide to some of the best art and craft shows on Vancouver Island and the West Coast of British Columbia for 2018. Whether you're looking for a gift for that special someone, seeking out a new piece of West Coast art, or just looking for an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon, these shows will lead you to treasures you never expected.

Remember, when you purchase artwork on our website, you are also supporting West Coast artisans. Many of which appear at these shows. If we've left out any of your favourite shows, feel free to let us know and we'll include them in future posts.

Vancouver Island

November 2018

Gifts and Wishes Art and Craft Show and Sale - November 28 - December 2, 2018, 11am - 5 pm
Location: Coast Collective Art Centre, Colwood. Contact: info@coastcollective.ca Admission: Free

Little Gems Holiday Art & Craft Fair - November 28 - November 29, 2018, 12 pm - 5 pm
Location: Victoria Arts Council, Victoria. Contact: pr@artscouncil.ca Admission: Free

Wintercraft - November 28 - December 22, 2018, 10 am - 5 pm
Location: Mahon Hall, Salt Spring Island. Contact: info@ssartscouncil.com Admission: Free

Ladysmith Festival of Lights Christmas Craft Fair - November 29, 2018, 3 pm
Location: Aggie Hall, Ladysmith. Contact: info@ladysmithfol.com Admission: Free

A Touch of Salt Spring Christmas Show - November 30 - December 2, 2018, Friday 10 am - 8 pm, Saturday & Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
Location: Saanich Fairground, Saanich. Contact: info@atouchofSaltSpring.com Admission: Adults, $5/3-day pass

Mclean's Mill Christmas Market - November 30 - December 2, 2018, Friday & Saturday 5 pm - 9 pm, Sunday 10 am - 3 pm
Location: McLean Mill National Historic Site, Port Alberni. Booth rental is $80 for 3 days. Contact: communityarts@shaw.ca Admission: Free

B.C. Mainland

Coquitlam Christmas Craft Fair - November 30 - December 2, Friday: 5 pm - 9 pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Poirier Forum, Coquitlam Contact: coquitlamcrafts@gmail.com Admission: $2-3


Vancouver Island

December 2018

Craft sale / Fundraiser for Nanaimo SPCA & CatNap Society - December 1, 2018, 10 am - 4 pm
Location: at 603 Sarum Rise Way, Nanaimo. Contact: francesfarmer@telus.net Admission: Free

38th Annual Dickens Holiday Fair - December 1, 2018, 10 am - 4:30 pm
Location: James Bay Community Centre, Victoria. Contact: dickens@jamesbaymarket.com  Admission: Under 12 free, adults $2.

3rd Annual YULE TIDE CRAFT FAIRE & Baking - December 1, 2018, 10 am - 3 pm
Location: Grantham Odd Fellows Hall, Courtenay. Table rental is $25. Contact: mam7520@gmail.com Admission: Free

7th Annual Central Middle School Christmas Craft Fair - December 1st, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm
Location: Central Middle School Gymnasium, Victoria. Contact: centralcraftfair@gmail.com Admission: donation

Black Creek Winter Market - December 1 - Sun. December 2, 2018, 10 am - 3 p.m.
Location: Black Creek Community Centre, Black Creek. Contact: info@blackcreek-cc.com Admission: suggested donation of $5

Christmas Bazaar - December 1st, 2018, 10 am - 2 pm
Location: St. Anne & St. Edmunds Anglican Church, Parksville. Contact: bpaugh1@shaw.ca Admission: Free

Christmas Craft Fair at Providence Farm - December 1st, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm
Location: Providence Farm, Duncan. Contact: communityrelations@providence.bc.ca Admission: Free

Coombs Country Christmas Craft Fair - December 1 - Sun. December 2, 2018, 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Coombs Fairgrounds, Coombs. Contact: jboley@shaw.ca Admission: Free

Denman Island Christmas Craft Fair - December 1 - Sun. December 2, 2018, 10 am - 4 pm
Location: various locations on Denman Island. Contact: denmancraftfair@gmail.com Admission: Free

Errington Christmas Craft Faire - December 1, 2018, 10 am - 3 pm
Location: Errington War Memorial Hall, Errington Admission: Free

Inspired Crafted Christmas Market - December 1, 2018, 10 am - 3 pm
Location: Cobble Hill Community Hall, Cobble Hill. Contact: contactthemarket@gmail.com Admission: Free

Oaklands West Coast Winter Market - December 1, 2018, 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Oaklands Community Center, Victoria. Contact: community@oaklandsca.com Admission: suggested donation of $3.

Port McNeill Christmas Showcase - December 1, 2018, 11 am - 4 pm
Location: various locations in Port McNeill Admission: Free

Raven Artisan Market - December 2 and December 16, 2018, 10 am - 3 pm
Location: Convoy Club, Cumberland. Contact: ravenartisanmarket@gmail.com Admission: Free

Six Artists Christmas in Oaklands Exhibition and Sale - December 2, 2018, 11 am - 4 pm
Location: Cindy's, Victoria. Contact: cgpottery@shaw.ca Admission: Free

Gifts and Wishes Art and Craft Show and Sale Coast Collective - December 5 - December 9, 2018, 11 am - 5 pm
Location: Coast Collective Art Centre, Colwood. Contact: info@coastcollective.ca Admission: Free

Handmade for the Holidays craft market - December 7 - December 8, 2018, Friday: 5 pm - 9 pm, Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Nanaimo District Secondary School, Nanaimo. Contact: nlfsevents@gmail.com Admission: donation

Boreal Collective Maker Fair 2018 - December 8, 2018, 10 am - 6 pm
Location: The Hub at Cowichan Station, Duncan. Contact: borealdesigncollective@gmail.com Admission: $4

Errington Christmas Craft Faire - December 8, 2018, 10 am - 3 pm
Location: Errington War Memorial Hall, Errington Admission: Free

LAST CHANCE CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW - December 8 - December 9, 2018, Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney. Contact: jantina@jleecreations.ca Admission: $4 weekend pass

Quadra Village Annual Holiday Craft Fair - December 8, 2018, 10 am - 2 pm
Location: Quadra Village Community Centre, Victoria Contact: tara@quadravillagecc.com Admission: $2 or non-perishable food item

Gifts and Wishes Art and Craft Show and Sale Coast Collective - December 12 - December 16 and December 19 - 23, 2018, 11 am - 5 pm
Location: Coast Collective Art Centre, Colwood. Contact: info@coastcollective.ca Admission: Free

Christmas Craft Fair - December 13, 2018, 1 pm - 4 pm
Location: Longlake Chateau, Nanaimo. Contact: francesfarmer@telus.net Admission: Free

Vancouver Island Market - "Winter is Coming" - December 14 - December 16, 2018, Friday: 10 am - 9 pm, Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm
Location: North Town Centre, Nanaimo. Contact: hello@vancouverislandmarket.com Admission: Child free, Adult $4, Senior $2

Gotyoucovered last chance craft sale - December 15, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm
Location: Royal Canadian Legion Br#256, Nanaimo. Contact: kinbarb1@gmail.com Admission: donation

Wintertide Hand-Made Holiday Market - December 15, 2018, 10 am - 5 pm
Location: Oak Bay United Church, Oak Bay Contact: wintertidemarket@gmail.com Admission: Free

Workability Society Coombs Fall Markets - December 15 - December 16, 2018, 10 am - 3 pm
Location: Coombs Rodeo Grounds, Coombs Contact: Masch1@shaw.ca Admission: Free

B.C. Mainland

A Country Christmas - December 1 - December 2, 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Tzeacthen Hall, Chilliwack Admission: $3-5

Christmas Craft Fair - December 1 - December 2, 10 am - 5 pm
Location: VAFCS Judge Alfred Scow Gymnasium, Vancouver Admission: TBA

Third Port Moody Craft Fair - December 8, 2018, 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Port Moody City Hall, Port Moody Admission: Free

Got Craft? Holiday Show - December 8 - December 9, 2018, 10 am - 5 pm
Location: Maritime Labour Centre, Vancouver Contact: info@gotcraft.com Admission: $3-5

Make It Holiday Show Vancouver - December 12 - December 16, 2018, Thursday & Friday: 11 am - 9 pm, Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm
Location: PNE Forum, Vancouver Contact: hello@makeitshow.ca Admission: $8