Holiday Markets - YAM Nov/Dec Issue 2022

Whether you’re searching for a perfect, one-of-a-kind gift or just looking to get into the holiday spirit, these makers’ markets are sure to put you in a festive mood.

Victorian Christmas Craft Fair 2022 

November 19 to 20 – Saanich Commonwealth Place

One of the city’s favourite holiday traditions is back for its 28th season, with more than 70 makers and artists selling handcrafted décor, gifts, baked goods and more.

Owl Designer Fair

November 19 to 20 – Fernwood Community Centre

This annual community craft show features terrific local musicians and food trucks as well as handy gifts, plus it supports local non-profits.

Out of Hand Modern Market

November 25 to 27 – Crystal Gardens

Browse through works by more than 100 of the best artists and makers in Western Canada at this much-anticipated holiday market.

Victoria Edelweiss Club Christmas Market

November 26 – Victoria Edelweiss Club

Enjoy the fairy-tale romance of Christmas in Germany while shopping for holiday wreaths, stollen, deli items and gifts.

Touch of Salt Spring Crafts & Art Show

December 2 to 4 – Saanich Fairgrounds

The best-attended arts and crafts show on the islands features more than 200 crafters and artisans.

Dickens Fair

December 3 – James Bay Community Centre

No humbug here! Enjoy the toys, jewelry, festive food and more from dozens of artisan vendors at this beloved, 40–plus-year Victoria tradition.