Craft fairs are a perfect place to pick up high-end, locally made gifts this holiday season. (Pexels photo)

Greater Victoria holiday craft fair roundup Nov. 30 to Dec. 3

Check off all of the items on your shopping list at the last events of the season

Here is a list of holiday-themed craft fairs coming up across Greater Victoria:

A Touch of Saltspring Christmas Show

Friday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Dec. 1 to 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saanich Fairgrounds, 1528 Stelly’s X Rd.

At a new location this year, this event features 230 crafters and artisans from Salt Spring, B.C. and Alberta. Admission is $5 for a three-day pass. For more information, go to atouchofsaltspring.com.

St. Dunstan Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday, Dec. 1, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

1806 San Juan Ave.

Handmade gift items, treasures, kid-friendly priced gift sale, books, baked goods and refreshments.

The Dickens Fair

Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

James Bay Community Centre, 140 Oswego St.

This is the 38th juried show featuring all locally made, one-of-a-kind crafts, artisan foods, a children’s area, cafe, and door prizes. Admission is $2 with children under the age of 12 free. For more information, go to jamesbaymarket.com/dickens-fair.

Oaklands West Coast Winter Market

Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m to 4 p.m.

Oaklands Community Centre, 2827 Belmont Ave.

Live music, food trucks, warm drinks, and baked treats. Browse more than 60 craft vendors, farmers, artists, and bottle sales. Admission is by donation. For more information go to oaklandscommunitycentre.com/markets.

Langford Legion Holiday Night Market

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91, 761 Station Ave.

Back for the second year, the Langford Legion Holiday Night Market will have a few surprises for shoppers.

With more than 30 vendors, the Langford Legion Night Market runs once a month with local artists, home-based businesses, food vendors, clothing vendors, jewelry vendors and much more. Stop by for a bite to eat, shopping and lots of fun, running from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Entrance for December’s market will be by donation for the food bank.

Last Chance Christmas Craft Show

Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mary Winspear Centre, 2243 Beacon Ave.

Enter to win a $200 shopping spree giveaway, plus hourly draws, live music and more. Part of admission fees goes to the BC Cancer Foundation.


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