Holiday Markets & Craft Fairs

Explore these festive holiday markets and Christmas craft fairs and support local this holiday season.

Check-off items on your holiday shopping list at the many markets and craft fairs in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area this holiday season. From artisan foods to handmade crafts, visitors will be able to purchase one-of-a-kind gifts for every loved one while supporting local artisans. Check our events calendar often as more holiday markets and craft fairs are added.

Qualicum Beach Farmers Market

Open every Saturday year-round, the vendors at the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market offer fresh produce, artisan grocery items, fresh baked goods, and wonderful local crafts and handmade art. Visitors to the market are sure to find a unique gift for their favorite foodie.

Date(s): Every Saturday

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Qualicum Beach Community Hall

Arrowsmith Potters’ Guild Pottery Sale

Discover beautifully handcrafted pottery at the annual Arrowsmith Potters’ Guild One-Day Only Pottery Sale. Find the perfect piece to display year-round, or just for the holidays, from this impressive collection of decorative pottery and tableware pieces crafted by local potters.

Date(s): November 12, 2022

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: The Bradley Centre

15th Annual Christmas Extravaganza

Help support African grandmothers raising their grandchildren at the Oceanside Grandmothers Christmas Extravaganza. Shop for a wide variety of items handmade by grandmothers and “grand-others” including fresh baked goods, crafts, preserves, and more.

Date(s): November 18 - 19, 2022

Time: Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: The Bayside Resort

WinterFest Craft Fair

Find the perfect handmade gift at WinterFest Craft Fair, where artisans offer clothing, jewelry, art, home decor, toys, gourmet food items, and more. Take a break from holiday shopping to admire the student art showcase and enjoy live entertainment and complimentary drinks and snacks.

Date(s): November 25 - November 27, 2022

Time: Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

A Very, Merry Christmas Market

A Very, Merry Christmas Market is a local artisan market featuring live music and a free raffle with artisan wares. This is a fundraising event for Oceanside Hospice Society with a suggested door donation of $5.

Date(s): November 26 - November 27, 2022

Time: Saturday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Qualicum Beach Community Hall

Coombs Christmas Market

Decorated with abundant greenery and twinkling lights guests are invited to embrace the holiday spirit at Coombs Christmas Market. Peruse the abundant vendor booths, grab a bite to eat, and stop at the photo booth for a festive keepsake.

Date(s): December 3 - December 4, 2022

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Coombs Fairgrounds

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