42nd Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market

Comments 93 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The very popular Circle Craft Christmas Market returns this month to kick off the holiday season in style with hundreds of gifts, decorations, snacks, and seasonal inspirations.



What: Circle Craft Christmas Market
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West
When: November 11th until November 15th, 2015
Tickets: Available online with a $2 discount if purchased before November 11th.


Hundreds of artisans from coast to coast will come together for the 42nd Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market. With artisans, artists, and crafters from all disciplines, including pottery, wood, glass, metal, fibre, fashion, jewellery, and more, there will be much to explore. The market will be open from 10:00am to 9:00pm Wednesday, November 11th to Friday, November 15th; 10:00am to 7:00pm on Saturday, November 14th; and 10:00am to 5:00pm on Sunday, November 15th.

Market 2014

Since 1973, Circle Craft Co-operative has presented a Christmas Market, Originally in the Vancouver East Cultural Centre, “The Cultch”, then moved under the sails at Canada Place, and currently in the Vancouver Convention Centre West location. The success of this inaugural event has resulted in 41 Markets to date, Generations of Vancouverites and visitors have attended, enjoying a Market where they come face to face with fine BC and Canadian artisans and their work: wood-turners, glassblowers, sculptors and potters, clothing and jewellery designers, toy-makers, and many more.

Circle Craft Christmas Market Contest

I have a pair of tickets to give away to the Circle Craft Christmas Market, here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Friday, November 6, 2014. Follow Circle Craft on Twitter and Facebook to learn more about the co-op, their space on Granville Island and of course the Christmas market.

2015 Contest Closed

Update The winner is Amber!

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  1. Trindy R-RTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 7:38pm PST

    Would love to win Circle Craft Market Tickets. Always fun to get into the spirit of Christmas and do some early Christmas shopping.

  2. Lise CoppinTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 7:43pm PST

    Christmas Craft fairs! The best places to get unique gifts.

  3. TerrySTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 7:56pm PST

    I know somebody who loves this event…

  4. AmyTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 8:15pm PST

    Fun times!

  5. AnnaTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 9:02pm PST

    Looks like a great event!

  6. Heidi CTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 9:07pm PST

    I love the unique items I can find at Circle Craft.

  7. CliffTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 9:12pm PST

    Christmas is coming up fast.

  8. BrendaTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 9:13pm PST

    It’d be fun to go, I haven’t been in ages.

  9. NancyTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 10:03pm PST

    I’d love to go!

  10. dianaTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 10:25pm PST

    Looks fun never been!

  11. KamTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 10:33pm PST

    Sweet! Would be a good place to pick up some unique Christmas gifts!

  12. Marisa. PTuesday, November 3rd, 2015 — 11:21pm PST

    Christmas!!! So excited 🙂

  13. LindaWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 6:38am PST

    Love this event for starting the Christmas spirit.

  14. TarynWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 7:06am PST

    I can’t help but get into the festive spirit.

  15. ElaineWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 8:05am PST

    Would love to attend!

  16. MoniqueWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 8:39am PST

    Christmas!!! my favorite holiday!!

  17. robWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 9:11am PST

    I’d love to go!

  18. GitiWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 9:42am PST

    I haven’t been there befor love to go

  19. CarlieWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 9:59am PST

    Would love to go.

  20. AmberWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 10:11am PST

    I would love to win tickets and take my mom ❤️

  21. SamanthaWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 10:11am PST

    I love going to this event.

  22. BekkiWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 10:15am PST

    Ooh I want to go! I’m feeling Christmas early this year!

  23. Niamh O’ConnorWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 10:22am PST

    I absolutely love the Christmas craft fair each year! Gets me in the Christmassy mood and always get a great head start on my Christmas shopping! Have my favourite vendors that I always make sure to visit again to check out anything new.

  24. EmilyWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 10:25am PST

    Love this event and look forward to it every year!!

  25. JuliWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 10:31am PST

    Love this show! Can’t wait to meet new artisans.

  26. TracyWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 10:42am PST

    Would love to go with my sister.

  27. AprilWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:04am PST

    By far the coolest craft event I’ve ever witnessed. I’d love to go back and bring my Mom with me is time!

  28. MichelleWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:18am PST

    Love Circle Craft, I go every year (just wish I could afford to buy more stuff they sell 😉

  29. SusanWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:20am PST

    Love Circle Craft!!

  30. kayWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:23am PST

    Event of the season!

  31. Leanne SWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:25am PST

    A great place to get gifts

  32. connie wrightWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:29am PST

    Can’t wait to start my Christmas shopping and decorating! The Christmas Craft Market sure would help with that.

  33. LisaWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:45am PST

    Would love to win this. Looks like I could get all my Christmas shopping done in one place.

  34. Jolaine WiensWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:48am PST

    I look forward to this market every year, and try to do all my Christmas shopping, and so many December birthdays as well. Please pick me!! Also, tweeted the contest. Thank you!!

  35. Stacey HagertyWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:51am PST

    Handmade gifts are the best gifts….

  36. JennyWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 12:08pm PST

    I would love to win this!!! and get all my Christmas shopping done at one place 😀 Thanks for the chance!!

  37. Karen WilliamsWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 12:12pm PST

    Love Circle Craft Fair, we go every year. We always get some really great Christmas gift ideas there. Would love to win tickets! 🙂

  38. DonaldWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 12:25pm PST

    I’d like to check it out. Thanks!

  39. Ariel CWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 1:04pm PST

    this is such a fun event!

  40. kickpleatWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 1:08pm PST

    I would love to go this year! Such a fun event.

  41. JenniferWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 1:46pm PST

    Awesome, thanks for the contest!

  42. Jason BWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 1:51pm PST

    Excellent Xmas market

  43. Lisa MartinWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 2:05pm PST

    I go every year! Would love to win this time…

  44. bjhWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 2:41pm PST

    Love going to this with my mom!

  45. Dayna WilsonWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 3:17pm PST

    I’ve always wanted to go to Circle Craft! Fingers crossed.

  46. HadleyWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 6:06pm PST

    I go every year!

  47. MaureenWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 7:38pm PST

    I really enjoy the CircleCraft Christmas Fair for the great range of art-an unofficial marker of the start of the holiday season!

  48. Monica SWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 7:38pm PST

    This year will be my first time at Circle Craft!

  49. Catherine PokotyloWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 7:40pm PST

    I’m really looking forward to attending this years Circle Craft Market.

  50. Melissa HoffmannWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 8:42pm PST

    What a great way to get into the Christmas Spirit!

  51. Maya McDonaldWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 8:50pm PST

    It would be great to get some gifts here!

  52. Stephanie PWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 9:09pm PST

    As a UBC grad student, going to this event with a friend would be a very nice break from all the paper/thesis writing! Also it will be my first time attending, since I just moved to Vancouver!

  53. EvelynWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 9:17pm PST

    would love to win tickets! love this show

  54. MillieWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 9:19pm PST

    Can’t wait to go to circle craft!

  55. AmandaWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 9:57pm PST

    Thanks for doing this contest!

  56. Jennifer PWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 10:58pm PST

    Can’t wait to go this year!

  57. Marilyn EnsWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:21pm PST

    Have heard great things about this market – would love to go!

  58. RitaWednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 11:27pm PST

    Always look forward to visiting Circle Craft!

  59. Sonia MThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 12:27am PST

    I’ve never been, would love to go.

  60. Emily HThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 6:39am PST

    I went with my mom last year and had a great time. We were planning to go again this year. Would love to surprise her with tickets!

  61. Suzanne FThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 8:33am PST

    This is one event we never miss. One way to get you in the mood for Christmas and to start your Christmas shopping.

  62. JulieThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 8:44am PST

    Would love to win tickets! One of my favourite places on Granville island.

  63. ChistaThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 9:27am PST

    Circle Craft markets have the best variety!

  64. Caroline H.Thursday, November 5th, 2015 — 9:28am PST

    I would love to win these tickets as I will share them with my best friend who is going through some tough times. What a great way to escape by viewing the lovely products, and seeing the talent that our lovely city has. It is always such a great time visiting Circle Craft – plus a great way of getting ahead of the Christmas Shopping “to do” list! 🙂

  65. VivianThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 9:56am PST

    I would love to win a pair of ticket!! I go every year and loved it every year 🙂

  66. colleen tsoukalasThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 10:18am PST

    Circle Craft – best crafts, ever!

  67. ErinThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 11:00am PST

    Looking forward to seeing Creighton Valley Apiaries and stocking up

  68. DinaThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 12:31pm PST

    I would really love to go to the Christmas market this year 🙂

  69. Tracey FlattesThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 1:20pm PST

    I love the market – thanks for the chance!

  70. KristyThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 2:06pm PST

    My mom and me would love to go

  71. SanazThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 2:14pm PST

    I’d love to attend and get my christmas shopping done early!

  72. SarahThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 5:58pm PST

    I’d love to go to this! Thanks for the chance to win tickets

  73. DonnaThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 6:00pm PST

    I plan on going for the first time this year!

  74. CaitlinThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 6:37pm PST

    Looks like fun

  75. LindaThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 8:34pm PST

    This is my favourite Christmas market of the year.

  76. HannahThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 11:06pm PST

    Christmas time, ready to spread christmas cheer like Elf does! This would help!!

  77. Teresa KThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 11:27pm PST

    I’d love to win.

  78. Melissa HoffmannThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 11:31pm PST

    What a great way to get into the Christmas Spirit! Would love to win and attend the show.

  79. RebeccaThursday, November 5th, 2015 — 11:36pm PST

    Would love to go!

  80. SusanFriday, November 6th, 2015 — 12:51am PST

    I’ve never been!

  81. Jess TFriday, November 6th, 2015 — 10:36am PST

    What a great opportunity for some fantastic Christmas gifts and to get in the festive spirit!

  82. Kate HinneganFriday, November 6th, 2015 — 11:04am PST

    I would love to win tickets to this event and do all my Christmas shopping in one day!

  83. JenniferFriday, November 6th, 2015 — 11:17am PST

    Would love to go this awesome event!

  84. marcyFriday, November 6th, 2015 — 11:46am PST

    I go just to see what Andrea Pope has produced this year.

  85. KittyPrideFriday, November 6th, 2015 — 1:45pm PST

    I adore seeing what the crafty people have designed! Always a great show.

  86. KathleenFriday, November 6th, 2015 — 5:01pm PST

    this would be awesome!

  87. DeeFriday, November 6th, 2015 — 7:29pm PST

    Cenotaph …lunch … circle craft!

  88. AngelaSaturday, November 7th, 2015 — 10:38pm PST

    I’ve always wanted to go!

  89. EricaSunday, November 8th, 2015 — 7:40pm PST

    I would love to go!

  90. JennySunday, November 8th, 2015 — 10:12pm PST

    I’d love to win and take my sister :)!

  91. Simon KwokMonday, November 9th, 2015 — 6:36pm PST

    I also know someone who would love to go to this event.

  92. samanthaWednesday, November 11th, 2015 — 12:15am PST


  93. ChristelleThursday, November 12th, 2015 — 10:00pm PST

    Would love to go!

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