Los Angeles Holiday Craft Fairs 2018

Hey Everyone!  Happy December. 

With the holidays very quickly creeping upon us, I just wanted to remind everyone to shop small businesses if you can this holiday season. Us small entrepreneurs really appreciate your support. To help make it a little bit easier, I’ve compiled a (very) short list of craft fairs happening in December in the Los Angeles area. And CaLoveCo will be present at a few 😉. If you’re not in the Los Angeles area, check out Eventbrite to see if there any fairs happening near you. It’s a great resource to find stuff to do in your local area. The best thing about craft fairs, though? I mean, besides all the awesome handmade crafts that make the perfect gifts, or course. Admission is usually free. So, grab the kids and take the dog and make a day of it. Plus, with that downpour of rain we just had in LA, it’s beautiful outside and not sweltering hot…finally. Get outside if the weather permits. And visit a craft fair. And shop small businesses.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

10am – 4pm

 

The Americana at Brand

889 Americana Way

Glendale, CA 91210

 
“Description: Fashion Mamas is set to host its 15th Kids Fashion Fair show. Join us to enjoy shopping stylish kids brands, an Art Camp kids crafting station (they’ll be making whimsical stuffed paper hearts), a hot cocoa station, a Laduree macaron ice cream sandwich bar (seriously), and the return of our fan-favorite Kids Fashion Show at 1pm. This year’s looks will be styled by FM members/celeb stylists Abby Arad and Ashley North, with hair/makeup by Petite N Pretty, and featuring Instagram kid stars @zooeyinthecity, the hilarious Mila & Emma sisters, and more.” 

Sunday, December 2, 2018

9am – 3pm

San Clemente Downtown Business Association

100 Ave. Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
Downtown San Clemente, 100 block Ave Del Mar, San Clemente, CA
100 Ave. Del Mar
San Clemente, Ca 92672

“Join us on the first Sunday of every month in historic downtown San Clemente, for one of Orange County’s best kept secrets.  You’ll meet dozens of gifted artisans selling an array of exceptional handcrafted work including fine art, photography, ceramics, leather goods, fused/blown glass, jewelry, metalwork, and much, much more.  There are also many fine eateries and boutiques in the area, plus FREE PARKING!”

Thursday, December 6, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018. 

10 AM – 8 PM on Thurs & Fri

10 AM – 5 PM on Sat & Sun. 

6905 Warner Ave, Huntington Beach 92647

“Experience the artisan movement in So Cal!

Unique Gifts, Gourmet Foods, Vintage & Upcycled Furnishings & Decorations
D.I.Y. Stations 
Demonstrations & Sampling
Jewelry, Soaps, Candles, Ornaments, Mermaids, Puppets, Christmas & Holiday, Threads, Fiber Arts & More!

This event is also a fundraiser for NAMI OC and Waggin’ Trails Rescue Foundation. Timeless Treasures donates a portion of the proceeds from the event to the Foundation. Donations towards NAMI OC and Waggin’ Trails are also accepted.”

For additional information or artisan inquiries, call 562-343-0218 or 562-592-0875 or email timelesstreasuresboutiques@gmail.com

 

Just a heads up, I’ll be participating in this craft fair on the Friday. If you’re in the area, stop by my booth and say “hi.”

Fri, Dec 7, 2018, 5:00 PM – 10 PM

Sat, Dec 8, 2018, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM PST

LOCATION
Expo Arts Center

4321 Atlantic Avenue

Long Beach, CA 90807 

“The Uptown Village Market is a great place for artists and creators of well-crafted goods to show and sell their work. Our bi-annual event is a showcase of unique, high quality, and, above all, HANDCRAFTED items.

Our event features an outdoor and inside shopping area, live music, food trucks and craft centers. Opening night will be held in conjunction with the popular First Fridays art walk event, a night of art, music and food, which regularly draws crowds of thousands of participants to the lively Bixby Knolls area of Long Beach.

Live Music

Craft Stations

Lego Kids Station

Coffee & Tea Bar

Vegan Court

and so much more!”

 

FYI, Renegade is a national fair event. So, check their website to see if there’s one in your city!

December 8 and 9

11 am — 5 pm

Los Angeles State Historic Park
1245 N. Spring St.
Los Angeles CA 90012

“A weekend of contemporary handmade featuring the country’s foremost voices in craft and design ✌︎ Warm up with a cocktail and groove to live DJ sets while shopping small from 200+ emerging and established Makers.

As always, Renegade is free to attend and all are welcome.”

 

DATE AND TIME
Sat, December 8, 2018

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM PST


LOCATION
Fresco Community Market

5914 Monterey Road

Los Angeles, CA 90042

“We are happy to announce that Fresco will have its first Christmas Boutique this year! It is a great way meet other people and shop for Christmas Gifts.”

Sat, December 8, 2018

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM PST

CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles

112 East 22nd Street

Los Angeles, CA 90731

Tour the market for a day of hands-on holiday craft making.
Go from studio to studio to make handmade holiday gift, ornament with the Crafted Artisans!
Shop from local artists, and enjoy artisanal snacks and a beer at Brouwerij West!
Admission and parking are always FREE!
Crafts will range from $1-$10 each.

Saturday December 15, 2018

10 am – 6pm

2301 W 24th St, Los Angeles, CA 90018

“Enjoy Fun Activities, Amazing Food, Gifts, Jewelry, Crafts, Decor, and Much More! 

Come one come all and support your local community!”
Cost: Free

DATE AND TIME
Sun, December 16, 2018

3:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST

LOCATION
Kundalini Yoga By The Sea

605 Colorado Avenue

Santa Monica, CA 90401

“It’s a blessing to share this special holiday time with our beloved community! We invite you to our winter fair for some holiday music and the sacred sound current of kirtan. We will have local eco friendly vendors selling beautiful holiday gifts, yummy winter treats and teas. All are welcome to this free, family friendly event!”

DATE AND TIME
Sat, December 22, 2018

4:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST

LOCATION
The Pike Outlets

35 Pine Avenue

Long Beach, CA 90802

“Come down to the Pike Pike Outlets on Saturday, December 22nd for our a LONG BEACH CHRISTMAS EVENT!
With 50+ local artisan vendors a food court and food trucks, there’s something for everyone!

Each month, new and returning small business vendors from Southern California join together to sell and share their products to a community who is thrilled to support handmade and buying local. Join us for a night of fun and meeting the makers!

We have lots of delicious food to choose from! From Peru, to India, Mexico and right back to America, you can travel the world in our food court!!!

We are a family friendly event! Dogs are allowed and even encouraged at this market! We have doggie vendors waiting to meet your furry friends! Pick up a collar or two!”

CaLoveCo. will be at this one too! Come say “hi” if you can.

December, 16, 2018

10 AM – 3 PM

Eagle Rock Plaza

2700 Colorado Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90041

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