Holiday shopping at Circle Craft Christmas Market

Holiday shopping is in the bag at the Circle Craft Christmas Market.

Credit: Circle Craft

Holiday shopping is in the bag at the Circle Craft Christmas Market in Vancouver


For the ultimate holiday shopping experience, find hundreds of BC and Canadian artisans as they put their wares on display at the 36th annual Circle Craft Christmas Market, November 11–15, 2009, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.


Western Canada’s largest craft fair features handmade fashion, jewellery, art, ceramics, candles and soaps, children’s wear, and more, including demonstrations, food and entertainment.


Who to look out for

Vancouver ecofashion line Adhesif Clothing Company for amazing one-of-a-kind pieces made from recycled, vintage fabrics;


Nixxi, a Salt Spring Island line of flattering women’s clothing made from natural and renewable fibres;


Recycled slips, shirts and blankets from North Vancouver’s Dahlia Drive;


20 percent off David & Chiyo handbags from Vancouver;

Hats made of hemp, bamboo, organic cotton and upcycled vintage fabrics by Burnaby’s RoseHip Hat Studio;

Organic body care products, including an all-natural version of Purell, from Royal Herbs out of Surrey.

Recycled rubber home accessories and day planners from Quebec’s Zut Design; and

Rad recycled leather handbags, jackets, and accessories by another Quebec designer, Cokluch.


New this year

Some of the skills and techniques used in producing the goods offered at the Christmas Market will be presented on giant screen around the hall.


Win a $1,000 shopping spree

Deposit your ballot at the entrance to the show and enter to win a $1,000 shopping spree on Sunday.


Time-lapse video


Take a sneak peek of how the Vancouver Convention Centre is transformed for the Christmas Market in this short time-lapse video: