Christmas Craft Shows, Markets & Bazaars

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Christmas and holiday shopping for unique “one of a kind” gifts, crafts, and artistic creations can be found at a variety of holiday markets, artisan and craft shows and bazaars in October, November and December. Everything from original art and designer clothes to unique Christmas decorations and jewelry can be found north of Toronto.

Combine your Christmas Craft Show and Christmas Bazaar visits with a stay in Ontario’s resort and cottage country and visit a Santa Claus Parade or Festival of Lights or Day Spa in the many rural towns and cities north in Ontario. Consider a girls getaway weekend for shopping and fun. Can’t get away think about a an Ontario Travel Gift Certificate at one of the many inns, hotels, resorts, spas, lodges or cottages.

Featured Christmas Markets & Artisan Shows

Annual Sugar Plum Fair Craft Show & Sale
Nottawasaga Resort, Alliston
November  9-10, 2019
Whether you’re a return or first time visitor you will experience a treat at this year’s show. We’re excited to welcome back some incredible vendors and introduce a line-up of new and talented crafters who will be displaying their creations during the two day show. The show features over 100 vendors from across Ontario selling a variety of items including chocolate, jam, fudge, sauces, quilts, candles, ceramics, stained glass, wreaths, folk art, woodwork, children’s toys, body care products, pewter, Christmas decorations and more! All the items are handcrafted by the crafters themselves. Santa will also be stopping by on both days so don’t forget to bring your camera.

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Grand Holiday Weekend
Downtown Midland
November 15-16, 2019

Shopping and dinner packages from $15-$40.

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Art Festivus
Huronia Museum, Midland
November tba, 2019
Huronia Museum will be taken over by artists!  We’ve got crafters, sculptors, painters, bakers and much, much more.  They will be set up all around the museum, so take the opportunity to check out our new exhibits while you shop.  Admission is FREE! So come check it out.

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Christmas at Blue
Blue Mountain Resort, Town of the Blue Mountains
November 16-17, 2019
This vibrant, fun marketplace will be sure to celebrate the holiday season in style – enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas!  Over 100 vendors bringing great gift shopping ideas all under one roof;  featuring artisans, crafters, jewelry, décor, body & wellness products, tasty treats and much more.

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Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Beaver Valley Handmade Market
Thornbury
November 16, 2019
Unique Christmas gifts and hourly draws. Honey, preserves, sweets, treats, sauces, skin care, pottery, jewellery, paintings, fabric wood products.

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Priceville Christmas Craft Show
Priceville
November 16, 2019
26th Annual Priceville Christmas Craft Show at Stothart Hall, Priceville with over 30 vendors featuring their sewing, jewellery, wood and paper crafts, photography, maple syrup, Christmas decor and gifts and so much more. Something for everyone! FREE admission; lunch available.

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Grey Roots Annual Craft Show
Grey Roots Museum, Owen Sound
December 7, 2019
‘Tis the season for Craft Sales! Come browse and shop with over 30 local vendors.

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Arts & Crafts Show 
Molson Centre, Barrie
November 1-3, 2019
The most beautiful one of a kind hand crafted gift from the Barrie Molson Centre Christmas Arts & Crafts Show. Over 140 of Ontario’s most talented artisans & crafters come together at the Barrie Molson Centre for the 24th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show & Sale. Choose from pottery, stained glass, teddy bears, Christmas crafts, body care products, jewellery, clothing, woodcrafts, ceramics, and more, making Christmas shopping easy.

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Annual Sugar Plum Fair Craft Show & Sale
Nottawasaga Resort, Alliston
November  9-10, 2019
Whether you’re a return or first time visitor you will experience a treat at this year’s show. We’re excited to welcome back some incredible vendors and introduce a line-up of new and talented crafters who will be displaying their creations during the two day show. The show features over 100 vendors from across Ontario selling a variety of items including chocolate, jam, fudge, sauces, quilts, candles, ceramics, stained glass, wreaths, folk art, woodwork, children’s toys, body care products, pewter, Christmas decorations and more! All the items are handcrafted by the crafters themselves. Santa will also be stopping by on both days so don’t forget to bring your camera.

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Midhurst Arts and Crafts Home Tour
Midhurst
November 23-24, 2019
In operation for over 30 years, the Midhurst Arts and Crafts Home Tour is long standing tradition for anyone living in Simcoe County. This self-guided tour is ever evolving with lots of local talent and friendly faces. It a slower pace than your standardcraft show and has a very laid back and intimate feeling. You can get to know the Artists and take your time wondering through the village while taking in all the incredible finds!

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Grand Holiday Weekend
Downtown Midland
November 15-16, 2019

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Orillia Christmas Market
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November 22-24, 2019

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Holiday Art Hop
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November 22-24, 2019

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Art Festivus
Huronia Museum, Midland
November tba, 2019
Huronia Museum will be taken over by artists!  We’ve got crafters, sculptors, painters, bakers and much, much more.  They will be set up all around the museum, so take the opportunity to check out our new exhibits while you shop.  Admission is FREE! So come check it out.

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Artists Market
Midland Public Library
December tba, 2019
Finish your holiday shopping and discover the talent of Midland’s local artists all in one location.

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Black Friday
Downtown Orillia
November 29, 2019
Take advantage of the OUTRAGEOUS offers throughout the entire Downtown! Many of the stores will be open late but we won’t tell anyone if you book the day off work to SHOP!

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Coldwater Christmas Market
Coldwater
November 22, 29 & December 6, 2019
The Coldwater Christmas Market has expanded! Now accommodating twice as many vendors as they did in the past! Be sure to drop by The Coldwater Mill and The Coldwater Library to find the perfect Christmas gift!

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Jingle All The Way! To The Market – 4 Days of Christmas
Orillia Fairgrounds
November 30, December 7, 14 & 21 2019
Come and do your Christmas shopping at the market. 70 vendors will be on hand with excellent choices for gift giving and for your own table.  We will also be collecting for the Sharing Place Food Bank, and for Plan Canada to buy a ‘Farm load of Animals’ for a rural community in another country.

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Winter’s Gift Show & Sale
Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, Collingwood
November 7 – January 5, 2019
Holiday Gifts Galore! In preparation for the Holiday Shopping season, over 40 invited artists and artisans will once again be filling the Arts Center with a rich assortment of unique, one-of-a-kind creations…and, at very festive prices!  Paintings • Photographs • Pottery • Hand-made clothing • Jewellery • Sculpture and Carvings • Furniture • Glass works …and more.

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Jolly Holly Christmas Bazaar
Clarksburg
November 15-17, 2019
The Holly Jolly Holiday Fair is the best way to get into the Holiday Spirit! We have unique artists, vendors and crafters that offer great gifting ideas and holiday decor. We will have Santa along with elf training and much more for families.

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Christmas at Blue
Blue Mountain Resort, Town of the Blue Mountains
November 16-17, 2019
This vibrant, fun marketplace will be sure to celebrate the holiday season in style – enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas!  Over 100 vendors bringing great gift shopping ideas all under one roof;  featuring artisans, crafters, jewelry, décor, body & wellness products, tasty treats and much more.

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York, Durham and Headwaters

Holiday Treasures Arts and Crafts Show & Sale
Dufferin County Museum, Mulmur
November 30 – December 15, 2019
We endeavor to bring you the most unique offerings from artists creating wonderful gifts in clay, glass, wood, textiles, jewelry, paintings, folk art, photographs, note and gift cards, and much more.

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Kawarthas Northumberland

Christmas Market at the Hutchison House Museum
Hutchison House Museum, Peterborough
November 30, 2019
Home baking, shortbread, fruit pies, jams, jellies and preserves will be featured, along with other special seasonal treats. Books, new to you items, fresh greenery and other gift items will also be available for sale.

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Ottawa & Country Side

Signatures Ottawa Christmas Show
Ottawa
November 14-17, 2019
For 5 days only, this spectacular new downtown venue will host 180 of Canada’s best artists, artisans and designers! Experience an urban shopping event like no other. Unique jewellery, fabulous fashions and accessories, visual art, functional home accessories & décor, natural body care lines and gourmet treats are just some exciting handmade creations you will find.

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Originals Ottawa Christmas Craft Show
Ottawa
December 5-15, 2019
Originals Ottawa Christmas Craft Sale is a leading and oldest fashion, gift, art & craft Show & Sale in Canada. It will attract many visitors and best artisans, artists and designers from Ottawa and Canada to related Christmas decorations, fashions, jewellery, art, sculpture, home decor items.

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Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley

Christmas Artisan Market
Minden Hills
November 24, 2019
This is a great opportunity to buy local, handmade products just in time for the holiday season. Located in the SG Nesbitt Community Centre from 11:00am-4:00pm. Admission is free to the public.

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Algonquin Park, Almaguin Highlands, Muskoka and Parry Sound

Muskoka Lakes Christmas Market
Port Carling
November 2, 2019
Dozens of vendors of one-of-a-kind gifts waiting for you, along with foodie goodies you can enjoy right now. Many of our Farmers’ market vendors will be there.

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Muskoka Arts & Crafts Christmas Show & Sale
Bracebridge
November 15-17, 2019
The 38th Annual Christmas Show & Sale features twenty-seven festive exhibitors  selling hand made work that’s perfect for gift giving.

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XMUS Festival
Bracebridge
December 7, 2019
The event will feature Mix it up; Food and Wine show, Live music and sampling on the Muskoka Brewery patio, hands on holiday workshops holiday gifting market and more. The weekend will also include downtown shopping specials, Festival of lights and the Bracebridge Santa Claus parade.

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Northern Ontario

Christmas Market
Kapuskasing
November tba, 2019
Visit from Santa Claus on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. followed by kids’ arts and crafts and face painting! Food, Jewelry, Knitting, Weaving, Pottery, Soaps and more.

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Tis the Season Show and Sale
Thunder Bay
November tba, 2019
Featuring workshops, live demonstrations and trade-show-style displays, this event will showcase the wealth of expertise among Thunder Bay businesses and inspire beautiful ideas for holiday home décor, dinner planning, cocktails and fashion.

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Winter Crafts Show
Parry Sound
November 15-16, 2019
The Winter Craft Show features original designs and handmade gifts of local artists and craftspeople. From toys, to jewelry, ceramics, clothing and art, this is the perfect time to pick up an excellent handcrafted gift.

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