Christmas markets and craft shows make it easy to find great hand-crafted and unique gifts for everyone on your Christmas list. Listed below are few Christmas Markets taking place in the Valley.
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Kentville Fair Trade Gift Sale
The Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Gift Sale is held over two days and brings crafts and hand-crafted gifts from around the world to the Annapolis Valley. There is everything from home décor to jewellery to toys.
October 25 & 26, 2019
Kentville Fire Hall, 463 Main Street, Kentville
Fall Into Christmas Craft Sale
The Fall Into Christmas Craft Sale is a great place to do some holiday shopping. There will be many local artisans, crafters and bakers from across the valley in attendance. They will be showcasing their hand-crafted items, such as jewellery, baked goods, stained glass, knitted goods, chocolates, soaps, and much more.
October 26, 2019, 10 am – 3 pm
Annapolis Royal Volunteer Fire Hall, 5 St. Anthony St., Annapolis Royal
Christmas on the Sissiboo Craft Market
Over 80 vendors will be at two locations during the Christmas on the Sissiboo Craft Market. Artisans and crafters from across Southwest Nova Scotia will be at the event, offering a wide range of gifts for people of all ages and interests.
November 2, 2019, 10 am – 3 pm
Sissiboo Landing, 4575 Highway 1, Weymouth
St Mary’s Bay Academy, 4079 Highway One, Weymouth
Donations accepted to Weymouth Foodbank
Berwick School Craft Fair
Get a jump on your Christmas shopping at the Berwick School Craft Fair where you can purchase the perfect gift from local artisans and crafters. There will also be music, a ticket auction, and a full cafeteria where you can get a meal if you get hungry while shopping at the craft fair.
November 2, 2019 10 am – 3 pm
Berwick & District School, 220 Veterans Drive, Berwick
Somerset Christmas Craft Fair
This year is the 39th Annual Christmas Craft Fair at the Somerset & District Elementary School. The craft fair is a fundraiser for the school. Stop in and peruse the hand-crafted items from over 100 artisans and crafters. There is also a canteen on site and extra parking available at Blue Wave.
November 16 – 17, 2019, 10 am – 4 pm
Somerset & District Elementary School, Somerset
Acadia Christmas Craft Expo
The Acadia Christmas Craft Expo is the largest craft show in the Annapolis Valley and vendors from across Nova Scotia come to show their work. It is two floors of great vendors. There is something for everyone and this craft expo is seen as the start of the Holiday season in Wolfville.
November 15 to 17, 2019
Acadia Athletics Complex, 550 Main St, Wolfville
Adults – $6, Students/Senior – $5, Children (12 & under) – Free; (2 for 1 admission after 5:00 pm)
Christmas Artisan Market
Come to the Kentville Library set in a historic church for a European style Christmas Market. Shop for your gift list from a host of community Artisans who make beautiful one-of-a-kind artwork, photography, jewelry, fiber art, culinary delights, and pottery.
November 23, 2019, 10 am – 3 pm
Kentville Library, 440 Main Street, Kentville
Annapolis Valley Chapter of NS Craft/Vendor Fair
Join the Annapolis Valley Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia for its annual holiday bake sale, ticket auction and 50/50.
November 24, 2019, 10 am – 3 pm
Berwick & District Lions Club, 225 Veterans Drive, Berwick
Avon Community Farmers’ Market Christmas & Craft Fair
At the Windsor’s Farmers Market, there will be both the regular Farmer’s Market vendors and local artisans and crafters. The Avon Community Farmer’s Market Christmas and Craft Fair makes it easy to shop local this holiday season.
November 24, 2019, 10 am – 3 pm
Avon Community Farmers’ Market, Victoria Park, Windsor
Macdonald Museum’s Annual Christmas Craft Show
Two days and three floors of vendors make the Macdonald Museum 33rd Annual Christmas Craft Show an excellent place to find holiday gifts. Make sure that you get a ticket for the huge door prize and enter the 50/50 draw while you are there.
November 22, 2019, 5 pm – 9 pm
November 23, 2019, 10 am – 4 pm
Macdonald Museum, 21 School St, Middleton
$2/person, children under 12 free
Holiday Craft POP Ups
Join us as along with over 20 artisans for our Holiday Craft Market POP-Ups this year at the Wednesday Market Suppers in December. There will be many additional handmade for the holiday features to choose from for gifts and your holiday homefront. We’ll make it easy and enjoyable with our Market Suppers, live music, and a chance for kids to be able to make holiday decorations, all in a lovely atmosphere with lights, greenery and seasonal colours.
December 4, 11, 18, 2019, 4 pm – 7 pm
Wolfville Farmers Market, 24 Elm Avenue, Wolfville
Yule! A seasonal Celebration
A celebration of community, warmth and seasonal spirit in December. The Market will be decorated with lights, greenery and seasonal colours. There will be special kid’s crafts and offerings during each day during Yule season.This holiday season, keep your gift dollars in the community and support local artisans, farmers and food producers!
December 7, 14, 21, 2019
The DeWolfe Building, 24 Elm Avenue, Wolfville