Craft Fairs abound around the holiday season and nowhere are they so plentiful as Surrey! Case in point…
2014 Members Exhibition
Opening Reception: Thursday, Dec. 11, 7-9pm
Celebrating the artists of Semiahmoo Arts, this exhibition is a great opportunity to find unique gifts while discovering a wide range of local artists.
Alexandra Neighbourhood House 2nd Annual Craft Fair
Alexandra Neighbourhood House – 2916 McBride Avenue – Saturday Nov. 22, 9am to 4pm – 604.535.0015 www.alexhouse.net
The Semiahmoo Peninsula is a hotbed of artists, artisans, crafters and other talent. On the heels of last year’s success, Alex House is planning another amazing Christmas Craft Fair where you can find great gifts, a bake sale and complimentary hot chocolate!
Artist Christmas Event
Margaret’s Art Studio, 7327 184 Street –Friday, Saturday and Sunday Nov. 21 – Dec 24, 10am to 4pm – 604.880.3561 – margaretsartstudio.weebly.net
International Artist Margaret Burns hosts a very special Christmas show with unique and interesting gifts. Outstanding artwork, pottery, even Christmas Floral arrangements and poinsettias! Ten percent of all sales go to a children’s charity.
*Monday to Thursday by appointment
Backdoor Christmas Bazaar and Craft Sale
Cloverdale Legion, 17567 – 57 Avenue – www.cloverdalebc.ca/legion/index.html
Hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary, Backdoor features a silent auction, home baked goods, a cake raffle and door prizes, not to mention vendors selling a variety of crafts. All proceeds go to Surrey Memorial Children’s Society.
Cloverdale United Church Christmas Craft Fair
Cloverdale United Church, 17575 -58A Avenue ,www.cloverdaleuntitedchurch.ca
Check out this fair’s lovely crafts, bake table and much more. All welcome.
Cloverdale Recreation Centre Christmas Craft Fair
Cloverdale Recreation Centre, 6050 176 Street 604.598.7998 – www.surrey.ca
Looking for some new Christmas ideas this year? Stop by and browse over the 50 vendors on site.
Christmas Pottery Show & Sale
Newton Cultural Centre, 13530 72 Avenue – www.fraservalleypottersguild.ca
A unique selection of gifts is waiting for you at the annual Christmas Pottery Show & Sale, brought to you by the Fraser Valley Potters Guild.
Star of the Sea Centre, 15262 Pacific Avenue, www.craftyafaire.com
At Crafty Affaire Market, you’ll find handmade creations, one-of-a-kind treasures and mouth-watering treats. Promoters of vintage and modern handmade items, this is the place to find treasures old and new.
Deck the Halls Christmas Artisan Market
North Delta Recreation Centre, 11415 84 Ave nue, 604.596.1029 – www.facebook.com/pages/watershed-artworks-society
Local artists showcase their talent at the Deck the Halls Christmas Artisan Market, co-hosted by Watershed Artworks. Home of heavenly crafts and gifts! Admission is a food donation for the Deltassist Christmas Hamper Program and tables are limited!
Rancho Vignola Cloverdale Harvest Fair
Cloverdale Fairgrounds, 6050 176 Street – 250-832-8563 – www.ranchovignola.com
Each autumn, a new crop of dried fruit and nuts find their way to our tables via Harvest Events in various communities in British Columbia and Alberta. At these events, products are displayed so that customers are able to see and sample each product before making their purchases. There’s one in Surrey, too.
Semiahmoo Potters Christmas Sale
South Surrey Arts & Recreation Centre, 14601 20 Avenue – November 22 & 23 – www.semiahmoopotters.com
Semiahmoo Potters Society (SPS) hosts a Christmas Show & Sale in their splendid new venue. Conceived in August 1994, the society’s goal is to bring together experienced potters to learn ceramic techniques and the skills of glaze making and firing. Twenty years later this not-for-profit continues in this objective, working out of a new 14-wheel studio in the South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre in the South Surrey Athletic Park. The Christmas Show & Sale will feature items ranging in size and complexity, from small inexpensive pots to larger, more expensive pieces.
Surrey Art Gallery 2014 Gift Shop Annual Show & Sale
Surrey Art Gallery, 13750 88 Avenue
The SAGA Gift Shop is the ideal place to find perfect one-of-a-kind finds. In addition to the selection of original work by artists and artisans from around the Lower Mainland and Gulf Islands, the adjacent studio theatre will host more than twenty artists showcasing new work.
The Christmas Show at the Langley Events Centre
Langley Events Centre, 7888 200th Street – www.thechristmasshowlangley.com
Welcome to the Christmas Show at the Langley Events Centre… the most exciting Christmas Show in the Fraser Valley! Bring your friends and family to explore this Winter Wonderland. You’ll find everything you need to make the holiday season festive; Christmas crafts, holiday gifts, seasonal fashions & decor, entertaining tips and a whole lot more! Bring the kids – Santa’s coming…
Vendel Festival Art Show
Beacher Place – Crescent Beach, 12160 Beecher Street – www.vendelfestival.weebly.com
“Where Passion Starts with Art”. Ten artists exhibiting paintings, sculptures & photographs; water colour, oil paints, acrylics, pastels, pottery & metals… The Artwork displayed reveals the true passion & artistic expression of the artist. This event includes live entertainment and wine tasting. Did we mention the breathtaking, unobstructed, panoramic view of the ocean?
We Have So Much to Give Winter Art Sale
16094 12 Avenue – www.facebook.com/events/649525441833307/
This is the 2nd Annual We Have So Much to Give Winter Art Sale! Featured artists include: Talia Baerg, Erin Martens, Tessa Nickel, Christopher Siemens and KC Wladichuk. It will be held at Tessa’s home in South Surrey – a residence with a cozy atmosphere, warm drinks and most of all, some beautiful art and handmade goods. A great night to get some early Christmas shopping done!