The Circle Craft Christmas Market, November 7-11 (Thursday – Monday) at the Convention Centre West in Vancouver. Over 300 artisans (60 new this year!) will gather to show their wares: fine artistry and modern design via wood, clay, textiles, metal and more! A Vancouver tradition for over four decades, the Market traditionally begins the holiday shopping season in the city.
DATES AND TIMES
Dates and venue: November 7-11, 2019 (Thursday to Monday in 2019) at the Vancouver Convention Centre West
Hours: Thursday through Saturday: 10 am – 9 pm; Sunday: 10 am – 7 pm; Monday: 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $15 adults; $12 seniors and students; $11 each for groups of 10 or more; Children under 12 are free; 50% off after 5:00 pm (new this year!)
Save $2 on all admission prices when you buy tickets online in advance (Your initial ticket purchase entitles you to unlimited re-entry on any day of the 2019 show. Please pick up and validate your re-entry pass as you exit. Offer is non-transferable and applies to ticket purchaser ONLY.)
MEET THE MAKERS
The initial selection for the 2019 Circle Craft Christmas Market will begin following our deadline and will continue until the show fills. All applications are considered and reviewed, even those received after the deadline. You will receive a letter stating the decision, in addition to a contract and a payment schedule if accepted.
Whether you are coming from the airport, a local hotel or elsewhere in and beyond Metro Vancouver, there are many convenient and green options to get here. Take the efficient transit system featuring the SkyTrain, buses and the SeaBus; the plentiful taxis in the city; or even a scenic float plane to our doorstep. Situated in one of the world’s most walkable cities, our facility is also easily accessible on foot from the many downtown hotels. What’s more, Vancouver boasts an expansive bike route network, which our facility is proud to be a part of.
AT THE SHOW
Visitors will also find a “shopping spree” contest, the Gourmet Alley, musical performances, the Budding Artists area where emerging artists will introduce exciting and innovative new work, and several artisan demonstrations! This year, the artisan demo line-up includes potters Gordon Hutchens and Cathi Jefferson on the pottery wheel, and dress-painting by clothing designer Lennard Taylor. More artist demonstrations and musicians to be announced!