Hunting for an accessory that fits your friend’s individual fashion sense or an inspiring piece of art for that special someone on your holiday shopping list? The local artisans at craft fairs in Edmonton offer unique wares that will make your friends and family believe a gift was crafted just for them! The next few weekends include local fairs where you can browse through cool jewellery, toys, clothes, gourmet food, and more before the holidays.
- 1. Indie Handmade | November 16–19
This craft show brings together talented artists, artisans, and designers from across Canada for a holiday shopping show! Shop hand-crafted fashion, home decor, body-care products, art, jewellery, gourmet treats, and more.
Cost: $5; Children 17 & under FREE
Hours: Thu & Fri 10 am – 9 pm; Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Location: The Enjoy Centre | 101 Riel Dr., St. Albert | 1-888-773-4444
- 2. Glenora Gift & Craft Sale | November 18
Shop local with 50+ vendors, with a focus on handmade/local crafters! Bring the kids to meet Santa and have fun at the activity table while you shop.
Cost: Non-perishable food donation for the Edmonton Food Bank
Hours: 10:30 am – 3 pm
Location: Royal Alberta Museum (old location) | 12845-102 Ave.
- 3. Indigenous Artisans’ Holiday Market | November 23
- This craft sale features handmade items by Indigenous artisans and artists, including pottery, art, candles, blankets, and more.
- Cost: Free
- Hours: 11 am – 2 pm
- Location: Enterprise Square | 10230 Jasper Ave.
4. Make It! Edmonton Craft Fair | November 23–26
This handmade revolution includes more than 265 exhibitors and their handcrafted wares, with everything from body care and paper goods to woodworking and jewellery. Enjoy live music, food trucks, and even a beer garden while you shop! Make sure to ask for re-admission, as you only need to pay once to shop for all 4 days!
Cost: $6 Full weekend; Children 12 and under are FREE
Hours: Thu & Fri 11 am – 9 pm; Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 11 am – 5 pm
Location: Edmonton EXPO Centre | 7515-118 Ave. | 780-471-7210
5. Royal Bison Craft & Art Fair | November 24–26 & December 1–3
Browse the beautiful boutique-like displays from local, independent vendors selling unique handmade clothing, jewellery, accessories, artwork, toys, and zines. The fair welcomes all that is weird and eclectic from across western Canada!
Cost: $3; Kids get in free
Hours: Fri 5 pm – 9 pm; Sat 10 am – 5 pm; Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Location: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre | 8426 Gateway Blvd. | 780-436-6606
6. Butterdome Craft Sale | November 30 – December 3
This landmark craft show is a seasonal favourite among locals for holiday shopping. Over 250 Canadian crafters, artists, and designers display their wares including everything from home decor to artwork to children’s clothing and toys to accessories, and so much more!
Cost: $7; Children 17 & under get in free
Hours: Thu – Fri 10 am – 10 pm; Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Location: Butterdome, University of Alberta Campus | 87 Ave. & 114 St. | 1-888-773-4444
7. 124 Grand Market’s Holiday Bazaar | December 8–9
The annual Holiday Bazaar features live music, food trucks, a cash bar, and many amazing vendors to help complete your holiday shopping!
Cost: $2 entertainment fee; Free for kids under 12
Hours: 12 pm – 9 pm
Location: Vignettes Building (Former Re-Use Centre) |10004-103A Ave.