Circle Craft Christmas Market 2018: Win Tickets

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It’s been a holiday tradition in Vancouver for the last 4 decades! A kick-off to the season, Circle Craft Christmas Market returns with over 300 artisans (more than 70 new to the market) including clothing designers, potters, wood and metal workers, glass blowers, jewellers, toy makers, candle and soap makers, and more!

The theme of this year’s market, Farmhouse Christmas, is a phrase that brings to mind old-school simplicity, rustic charm, the countryside and nature, as well as artisan craftsmanship. Of course, in our modern world, urbanites have made sure our cities include these things as well. Our artisans come from across Canada, from remote communities, as well as from the big cities.

Circle Craft Christmas Market

When: November 7-11, 2018
Hours: Wed-Fri 10:00am to 9:00pm; Sat 10:00am to 7:00pm; Sun 10:00am to 5:00pm
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West
Tickets: Available online with a $2 discount if purchased before November 7th.

Circle Craft Christmas by Tim Matheson
Circle Craft Christmas Market Photo by Tim Matheson

Circle Craft Christmas Market features artisans from coast to coast: BC craftspeople from communities such as Whaletown, Quathiaski Cove, North Vancouver, Vernon, Duncan, Gibsons, and Vancouver will showcase the very best of this province. Artisans will also come from as far as Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, St-Pierre-Jolys (MB), Blandford (NS), Vegreville (AB), Magog (QC), Georgian Bay (ON), and more!

In 2018, The Campaign for Wool coincides with Circle Craft Market. The Campaign for Wool is a global endeavor initiated by its patron, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, in order to raise awareness amongst consumers about the unique, natural, and sustainable benefits offered by wool. Circle Craft Market 2018 features many artisans who use wool in their products, including: FernWeftFibreArt, DutchyMitts, Wee Woollies, Natural Wool Knits, and Susan Savill Designs.

More 2018 Exhibitors:

Gordon Hutchens (clay)
Yookyoung Yong Ceramics
Karen Wilson (handbags)
MiMi (toys)
Shi Studio (jewellery)
Ilee Papergoods
Glory Glassworks
Adhesif (clothing)
Daksha’s Gourmet Spices
Tickleberry’s (candy)
Elaine Brewer-White (clay)
Sandra Ramos (clay)
Daub + Design (activewear)
Monster Lab (monster dolls)
Chi’s Creations (jewellery)
Blackford Design (clothing)
Metamorphose (clothing)
Gosia Eco Designs (clothing)
Pulp Function (marquees)
Bee’s Knees Beach (’20s-inspired beachwear for kids)
Ruckusdesign (leather accessories)
First Growth Reclaimed Design (furniture)
Keith Kerrigan Haida Artist and Lorna Moffat Design

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. In addition, to round out the experience, visitors will find craft technique demos (e.g. a pottery wheel and dress painting by Lennard Taylor Design Studio), contests, and the “Budding Artists” open area where emerging artists will introduce exciting and innovative new work.

Win Tickets:

Kick off the holiday shopping season at Circle Craft Christmas Market! I have a pair of tickets to give away, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018. 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.

Update The winner is Fiona McKeown Daubaras!

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99 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Janice MWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 11:38am PDT

    I love going to Circle Craft!

  2. Connie GibsonWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 11:44am PDT

    Wonderful way to start the holiday season!

  3. KirstenWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 11:48am PDT

    I still haven’t made it to Circle Craft, so I would love to win!

  4. SeanWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 12:21pm PDT

    I know someone who would love to go!

  5. EmilyWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 12:23pm PDT

    I would love to go with my mom!

  6. KarenWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 12:30pm PDT

    Awesome. I definitely want to check out the market

  7. ErinWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 12:41pm PDT

    Pick me!!

  8. Sherri BychykWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 12:44pm PDT

    Love to get a head start on my Christmas shopping.🎄

  9. Graziella GambronWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 1:14pm PDT

    Would love to go with my daughter .

  10. KellyWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 1:26pm PDT

    Christmas season is the best!

  11. Nadya RepinWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 2:51pm PDT

    Love this market!

  12. StaceyWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 2:58pm PDT

    Would love to go!

  13. LindaWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 3:09pm PDT

    This is one of my favourite Christmas fairs every year.

  14. Joèl AmzilWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 3:18pm PDT

    Would love to go this year!

  15. MaryanneWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 4:25pm PDT

    We love circle craft!

  16. Steph :)Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 4:40pm PDT

    Shop till you drop 🙂

  17. AmWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 6:14pm PDT

    I love going to craft fairs! Circle Craft has such a huge selection of vendors to choose from.

  18. KristyWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 6:44pm PDT

    I’d like to go to this!

  19. LeahWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 6:54pm PDT

    never been to this craft fair – would love to go!

  20. Melissa W.Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 6:54pm PDT

    I haven’t been to Circle Craft in sooo long! Would love to win some tickets to go this year! Circle Craft is awesome!

  21. AliWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 8:02pm PDT

    Would love to take my Mom!

  22. Melissa HoffmannWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 8:28pm PDT

    I’d love to share some fun shopping time with a friend!

  23. Ann-Marie VaughanWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 9:04pm PDT

    I would love to go again this year.

  24. Clara ChanWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 9:40pm PDT

    Circle Craft makes the perfect girls shopping day!

  25. JazzyWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 9:44pm PDT

    I would like to attend this fair!

  26. TaniaWednesday, October 24th, 2018 — 9:54pm PDT

    I would love to try out this fair!

  27. LauraThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 6:01am PDT

    We’d love to attend!

  28. Tabby72Thursday, October 25th, 2018 — 6:41am PDT

    I love the Circle Craft market and would love to attend!

  29. ChadThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 8:01am PDT

    My wife would love it!

  30. AnaThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 8:03am PDT

    This event sounds right up my alley!

  31. Lori BarnettThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 8:29am PDT

    I try to go every year. Love this event!❤️

  32. Amy PezzenteThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 8:53am PDT

    Hope I finally win one of these contests! I love craft fairs!

  33. JulieThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 8:54am PDT

    My favourite Christmas market!

  34. Libby HendersonThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 9:01am PDT

    Love Circle Craft! My fave Christmas market!

  35. Caroline ChristakosThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 9:21am PDT

    Love to take my sister to the show.

  36. KatieThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 9:26am PDT

    I haven’t been in a few years, but would love to go this year!

  37. JulieThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 9:36am PDT

    I’d love to win!

  38. Shannon EngelhardtThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 9:56am PDT

    Cant wait for the Circle Craft Xmas Market. Coming from Seattle!

  39. SherryThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 9:57am PDT

    Love attending Circle Craft with my girlfriends.

  40. Christina FungThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 9:58am PDT

    Love the circle craft!

  41. Sharon FehrmannThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 10:03am PDT

    Such a fun market! I love Circle Craft.

  42. Tara SaraiThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 10:06am PDT

    I love attending circle craft as an annual tradition with my Mom and sister!

  43. GeorginaThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 10:13am PDT

    I’ve always wanted to check out this craft fair!

  44. Lyndsay WilkieThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 10:14am PDT

    Would love to make this a christmas tradition to kick of the season!! Thanks for the chance to win!

  45. Alison KleinThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 10:20am PDT

    I love going to Circle Craft! It inspired me to volunteer at 3H Craftworks!

  46. MargaretThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 10:24am PDT

    I love Circle Craft, it would be fantastic to win tix 😉

  47. daneThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 10:47am PDT

    good timing

  48. TrinaThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 11:12am PDT

    It’s always a great kick-off to the holiday season!

  49. tammyThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 11:17am PDT

    I’ve never been!

  50. WendyThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 11:20am PDT

    Circle craft is my favourite event of the year. I would love to win tickets. Thank you.

  51. Joanne DThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 11:38am PDT

    This is one of my favourite markets.

  52. AnitaThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 12:13pm PDT

    Always look forward to going to the Circle Craft Fair

  53. jane jamesThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 12:15pm PDT

    Entered and liked on facebook.

  54. Sherie KanouseThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 12:16pm PDT

    Would love to go!

  55. StephThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 12:19pm PDT

    Would love to go please!

  56. Megan StreetThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 12:31pm PDT

    I adore this market. Hope to win!

  57. Virginia L.Thursday, October 25th, 2018 — 12:44pm PDT

    Would love to go! Thanks!

  58. Cheryl AlexanderThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 1:27pm PDT

    I would love to win tickets. I cant wait to go and purchase my xmas gifts.

  59. Ann BryantThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 2:10pm PDT

    Going with my daughter. We go every year..

  60. LauraThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 3:46pm PDT

    I love Circle Craft!

  61. LesleyThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 3:57pm PDT

    I love Circle Craft!!

  62. AmyThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 4:20pm PDT

    Just heard about Circle Craft from a friend and hope to go with my girls this year!

  63. JasThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 5:28pm PDT

    This show is an annual girls day for us!!

  64. KatThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 5:31pm PDT

    Haven’t been in years and would love to go again

  65. WesThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 8:15pm PDT

    Always a must for Xmas gift shopping!

  66. AngelaThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 9:00pm PDT

    I love to see the creativity of Canadians.

  67. Serena MacDonaldThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 9:34pm PDT

    would love to take my daughter to this she’s my shopping buddy. I need to buy a new family ornament to add all 5 kids
    Thanks

  68. TammyThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 10:04pm PDT

    Would love to go☺️

  69. SusanThursday, October 25th, 2018 — 10:16pm PDT

    I’ve never been and would love to attend with my daughter!

  70. Karen MillerFriday, October 26th, 2018 — 4:16am PDT

    I’d love to go with a friend.

  71. JennyFriday, October 26th, 2018 — 6:16am PDT

    I love to go!

  72. Wen-cheeFriday, October 26th, 2018 — 9:09am PDT

    I would love to go!

  73. CYNTHIAFriday, October 26th, 2018 — 3:55pm PDT

    Everytime I go to Circle Craft, it always put me in a Christmas Spirit. I have been going to Circle Craft 5+ years

  74. Shelley ButcherSaturday, October 27th, 2018 — 1:23am PDT

    Love Circle Craft! Fantastic place for unique Christmas presents.🎄🎁

  75. HadleySaturday, October 27th, 2018 — 9:04am PDT

    Yes please

  76. LynneSaturday, October 27th, 2018 — 11:33am PDT

    Would love to go!

  77. saraSaturday, October 27th, 2018 — 4:48pm PDT

    Would love to attend.

  78. NicoleSaturday, October 27th, 2018 — 8:09pm PDT

    I’m looking forward to it!

  79. AngelaSaturday, October 27th, 2018 — 8:16pm PDT

    This would be fun to go to.

  80. colleen tsoukalasSunday, October 28th, 2018 — 6:38am PDT

    would love to take my pal, Bobbie, who loves Christmas.

  81. Erin WSunday, October 28th, 2018 — 8:39am PDT

    This is the greatest event in Vancouver!

  82. Jessica TanSunday, October 28th, 2018 — 9:04am PDT

    I’d love to check this out!

  83. AllySunday, October 28th, 2018 — 9:52am PDT

    Never been, so would love to go!

  84. KimSunday, October 28th, 2018 — 12:20pm PDT

    Would love to check this out with my friend.

  85. Diana PringleSunday, October 28th, 2018 — 2:20pm PDT

    I’d love to check this market out! Haven’t been for years!

  86. CarolSunday, October 28th, 2018 — 2:53pm PDT

    Can’t wait to start my Christmas shopping!

  87. TracySunday, October 28th, 2018 — 3:56pm PDT

    Love going to this market!

  88. Vienna WongSunday, October 28th, 2018 — 4:56pm PDT

    Would love to win tickets to the Circle Craft. Have not been for a while so this would be fabulous!

  89. Angela ChanSunday, October 28th, 2018 — 6:57pm PDT

    Look forward to this show each year.

  90. RebeccaSunday, October 28th, 2018 — 9:32pm PDT

    I’d love to go!

  91. Jason BSunday, October 28th, 2018 — 11:54pm PDT

    Nice indoors

  92. samanthaMonday, October 29th, 2018 — 12:23am PDT

    Would love to go!

  93. LisaMonday, October 29th, 2018 — 10:35am PDT

    Would love to go to this

  94. Virginia SMonday, October 29th, 2018 — 4:38pm PDT

    Please count me in! Thanks!

  95. Kim CMonday, October 29th, 2018 — 11:04pm PDT

    I love Christmas craft season!

  96. StephanieTuesday, October 30th, 2018 — 9:21pm PDT

    Fingers crossed! Thanks 🙂

  97. sandraThursday, November 1st, 2018 — 8:19am PDT

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!!

  98. Anne GuagliardoSunday, November 4th, 2018 — 3:01pm PDT

    Havent been back to vancouver for a year, visiting that exact weekend, would love tix to go with my girlfriend 🙂

  99. KimberlyTuesday, November 6th, 2018 — 8:18pm PDT

    This is wonderful! I would love to win this! I love crafting!

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