Circle Craft Christmas Market 2012


Friday, October 26th, 2012 — 3:09pm PST
Comments 78

The popular Circle Craft Christmas Market returns November 7th to 11th this year, showcasing local artisans, crafters, designers, and DIY ideas for the holiday season.

Circle Craft Christmas Market 2012

Products on display at the exhibitor booths include children’s clothing, candles and soaps, clay, dolls and toys, fibre, fashion jewelry, home decor, leather, metal, wood, visual arts and much more. The main stage will host fashion shows with pieces from over 50 designers and the glass stage will feature demos each day while the DIY workshops and artist demonstrations entertain and educate.

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Photos by Tim Matheson. Courtesy of Circle Craft Christmas Market 2011 on Flickr

Circle Craft Christmas Market wil be open daily from 10:00am at the Vancouver Convention Centre West and tickets are currently on sale for $12 ($10 in advance online). Seniors and students are $10 and children 12 and under are free. Get 2-for-1 admission after 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

I have a pair of tickets up for grabs, here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment naming your favourite craft or handmade item (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win tickets to @CircleCraft Christmas Market Nov 7-11 from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/eO5lL

I will draw one winner at random from all entries next Thursday, November 1, 2012. Follow Circle Craft on Facebook and Twitter for market information, entertainment and exhibitors updates.

Update The winner is Caitlin!

Current contests on Miss604.com

78 comments

  1. Nadya says:

    love the jewelry at the craft fair. There is a jeweler from Quebec that comes out and i buy something for myself every year.

  2. Diane says:

    Handmade Christmas stockings are way nicer than storebought.

  3. Stephanie LeComte says:

    Sewing… Not that I’m actually any good at it.

  4. Tamara says:

    Love Circle Craft! Hope to win!

  5. Ro says:

    Definitely the jewellery!

  6. Tamara says:

    Love Circle Craft. There’s usually a vendor who showcases big wooly handknit warm sweaters, which look super cozy! If I could knit, i’d make one!

  7. Linda says:

    Ceramics are my favourite and I will make sure to visit all the pottery booths at the Fair.

  8. Heidi Clarkson says:

    Love all the eco friendly items such as beeswax infused food storage sheets!!

  9. Carly says:

    I love the handmade earrings! Always looking for something unique ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Stephanie says:

    Love the jewellery

  11. K says:

    A hand-made embroidered doll

  12. Rebecca says:

    sewing and knitting

  13. Linda says:

    I love sterling silver jewelry.

  14. Maha says:

    Handmade greeting cards are my favorite…

  15. Karen Sabourin says:

    I love silver jewelery and hand made glass beads

  16. Katy says:

    The woodworking.

  17. Nancy says:

    Love all the crafts but my favourites are the jewellery and the spice mixes.

  18. cindy quach says:

    handmade is the best

  19. Sheila says:

    Always looking for needle work crafts.

  20. Jessica says:

    Love the handblown glassware

  21. Sharylin says:

    I enjoy making food/beverage gifts and love looking for new ideas at Craft Fairs. Buying unique gifts at Craft Fairs has a Christmas spirit to it that’s so much more enjoyable than hitting the mall!

  22. Tina says:

    handbags

  23. katie borrett says:

    home-stitched touques and mittens!

  24. Haryuens says:

    Hand knit scarves, funky hats, ceramics…so hard to pick a favourite!

  25. Leanna says:

    I love anything wood. It develops such a lovely patina with age.

  26. Carmelle says:

    I definitely love the handmade jewelry!

  27. Mary says:

    My favourite crafts are all the knitting related trinkets! So cozy and reminiscent of my childhood.

  28. Sherry says:

    Preserves make nice hosyess gifts….and of couse the jewellry!

  29. Bev says:

    I love to look . . . and far to often buy jewlery and upcycled vintage . .. anything ๐Ÿ™‚

  30. Jeff says:

    Quilts! I love handmade quilts.

  31. Susan says:

    Handcrafted jewelry

  32. Michelle says:

    I love checking out all the creative items in all sorts of categories and look for ideas for my own crafting projets, but I definitely have a special place in my heart for handmade hats — I can’t resist them.

  33. mandy says:

    Jewelry!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  34. Georgina says:

    Stained glass! Love it and like to check out the best to help my own projects.

  35. Caron says:

    Soap! I love soap and love seeing how other people make it. I would cross the ocean just to see so many gifted talented crafters in one space. Thank you!!

  36. mitzi says:

    love wooden salad bowls

  37. gene d says:

    i like the vanilla bean + vodka = vanilla extract

  38. Diane P says:

    I make my own mittens so definitely the handmade jewelry – especially the earrings!

  39. Kathleen says:

    I love handmade cards. I like making them and receiving them.

  40. Miche says:

    the strings of customizable coloured lights

  41. Edgar says:

    What a great contest.

  42. Chris says:

    Definitely anything pottery

  43. Danielle says:

    a yearly tradition for my mum and me! would love to treat my mum this year!

  44. NicT says:

    Fibre arts!

  45. Emma says:

    I am a hopeless errand girl for knitting. Maybe this is the year I buy myself a hand knit sweater from Newfoundland.

  46. Kirky says:

    I love earrings!

  47. Jennifer says:

    I love all the cute Christmas decorations and will definitely be picking some up this year for myself and as gifts.

  48. Michele says:

    Bags and tasty treats!

  49. John Boxall says:

    Last year’s market was tasty. Hoping for good things this year!

  50. Shelley says:

    Natural looking Christmas ornaments using the caps of acorns to make acorn balls to hang on the tree is one of my favorite crafts to make at Christmas.

  51. Ray Maddly says:

    Stained glass.

  52. Amie says:

    I want to check out the jewelery…. but I will fall in love with anything Christmas.

  53. Alecia says:

    I went last year and really liked the alphabet photography.

  54. leah says:

    love everything handmade, especially quilts!

  55. Jenn S says:

    hand poured candles

  56. Cheryl says:

    Handmade ornaments and Christmas wreaths are my favourite!

  57. Erin says:

    I love handmade baby toys!

  58. mary says:

    origami

  59. Lor says:

    My wedding ring!

  60. Rosalia says:

    Love the food and handcrafted items

  61. Caryn says:

    Love the soap with cornmeal in it.

  62. Glenda says:

    pottery

  63. Nicole says:

    Purses and baby hats!

  64. Marianne says:

    A D-I-Y craftmanship!!

  65. Tracy says:

    Love the glasswork booths.

  66. tazim says:

    I love handmade jewelry and ceramics

  67. Jeremy says:

    Handmade pottery

  68. WebSturr says:

    Handmade Jewelry!

  69. Caitlin says:

    refurbished wood earrings!

  70. Natalie says:

    Love my tiny ceramic teapot salt n pepper shakers!

  71. Tracy Martin says:

    I absolutely love the one of a kind jewelry!

  72. Tracey Flattes says:

    Jewellery

  73. Annie says:

    Pottery!

  74. kathy3003@hotmail.com says:

    anything unique…i have a change purse made out of a candy wrapper..

  75. Emily H says:

    I love pottery and need some more mugs!

  76. Steve v. says:

    Are you people crazy?! The consumable food items (sipus, vinegars, salts etc.) are totally where it is at!

  77. Sandra Martin says:

    I like buying crafts for home and entertaining.

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