Holiday Arts & Crafts Fairs

Head West Marketplace at The Barlow; Photo by Sarah Montano

Time to shop at Sonoma County’s many wonderful holiday craft fairs! Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, Sonoma’s artisans sell precious handmade presents, from fluffy-soft sweaters to homemade confections, and whimsical knickknacks to vineyards’ worth of wine souvenirs.

Winter Wonderland, Gualala

November 25 – 26, 2022

Santa's Mailbox at Winter Wonderland at Gualala ArtsGualala Arts Center‘s Winter Wonderland celebration will be held Friday, November 25 and Saturday, November 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Recorded carols and holiday classics will fill the halls while you shop in a wonderfully decorated arts & crafts holiday boutique full of handcrafted goods, homemade jams, mustards, olive oils, and the like—wonderful gift items to share for the holidays. Be sure to visit Mrs. Claus’ Bake Shop for locally homemade cookies, pies and holiday treats.

Holiday Craft Market, Healdsburg

November 26 and December 3, 10 & 17, 2022

 

Dried flower wreaths at the Healdsburg Farmers MarketOn Saturday mornings from October through December, 8:30 a.m. -12 p.m., the Healdsburg Farmers Market expands to include the works of dozens of additional fine artists and craftspeople. These artisans will be selling handcrafted work that ranges from ceramics to jewelry, wearables, fiber arts, wood work, and more.

Crane Christmas Boutique, Santa Rosa

2022 dates: November 25, 26, 27 & 30 and December 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17 & 18

Crane Melon Barn Christmas BoutiqueUnique gifts for everyone on your shopping list at the Crane Christmas Boutique at the Crane Melon Barn, including crafts, vintage & antiques, jewelry, holiday decorations, home & garden decor, and local food items that include walnuts, jams, candy & honey. New items added each week. 

Abbot’s Passage Winter Market, Glen Ellen

December 3, 2022

Abbot's Passage Winter Market 2022From 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., shop and mingle while sipping wine at this Sonoma Valley winery’s family-friendly market—a collaborative effort of female-owned businesses. Tickets are $25 and include a glass of wine and light snacks. 25% of total ticket sales will benefit Every Mother Counts, who work to ensure women receive quality, respectful, and equitable maternity care—a cause near to winemaker Katie Bundschu’s heart. 

Downtown Cotati Shop & Stroll, Cotati

December 3, 2022

Downtown Cotati Shop & Stroll 2022Held in Downtown Cotati from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., the 7th Annual Cotati Shop & Stroll will benefit the Cotati Community Farmers’ Market. You’ll find kids’ fun, music, Santa, marble races, food, drinks—and of course, shopping! 

Petaluma Merchant Holiday Open House & Kentucky Street Marketplace, Petaluma

December 3, 2022

Petaluma Merchant Holiday Open House & Kentucky Street Marketplace 2022Come to Downtown Petaluma from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. to celebrate the holiday season: Stroll through the makers marketplace on Kentucky Street, showcasing local vendors and downtown businesses—there’ll be live holiday music and face-painting, and Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there for a fun photo op. Continue on to the Holiday Open House, where various festive downtown stores will welcome you in with holiday cheer, tasty goodies, and great deals.

Sip, Shop & Stroll at The Barlow, Sebastopol 

December 3, 2022

From 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at The Barlow open-air marketplace, this will be the first annual Holiday Sip, Stroll & Shop event, where The Barlow will be giving away $5,000 in gifts. Purchase a Barlow glass and a passport for $10, stroll through The Barlow and visit all 10 artisan shops, take a look at their hand-curated gift basket prizes, and enjoy a complimentary splash of locally sourced wine at each destination.Visit all 10 shops and then enter your stamped passport in the drawing for your chance to win one of 10 different gift baskets, each valued at $500.

Holiday Crafts Market, Sebastopol

December 3-4, 2022

Holiday Crafts Market at Sebastopol Center for the Arts 2022The Sebastopol Center for the Arts Holiday Market returns after a two-year hiatus! Featuring the handcrafted, one-of-a-kind work of 45 artisans, the market will include ceramics, apparel, decorative household items, photographs, and much more. Held in the Veterans Memorial Auditorium of Sebastopol Center for the Arts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with free admission.

Holiday Bazaar at Bacchus Landing, Healdsburg

December 3-4, 2022

Holiday Bazaar at Bacchus Landing 2022From 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at winery collective Bacchus, you’ll find local retailers and artisans showcasing holiday gifts like apparel, books, games, decorative household items, artisanal foods, and wine gift packs. Admission is free, wine will be available for purchase from the wineries at Bacchus Landing, and no reservations are necessary.

Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair, Santa Rosa

December 3-4, 2022

Logo for Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair in Santa RosaCelebrate the season with gifts for yourself or loved ones in this festive shopping experience featuring over 90 local artists. Shop for quality, hand-crafted holiday décor, home goods, jewelry, bath and body products, edibles and more—all sold by the artists themselves.

Sip & Shop at Fairmont Spa, Sonoma 

December 10

From 5-7 p.m., take the Wine Country approach to your holiday shopping as you sip complimentary wine and saunter your way around the Sonoma Store at Fairmont Spa, finding the perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your list. 

Occidental Holiday Crafts Faire, Occidental

December 10-11, 2022

Enjoy a weekend of holiday cheer at the annual Holiday Crafts Faire in charming Occidental. More than 35 local and regional artists will be featured and there will be foods and baked goods to enjoy. Santa Claus will surely be paying a visit, and carols will be sung! Faire hours on Saturday, December 10 are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and on Sunday, December 11 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Head West Holiday Marketplace, Sebastopol

December 10-11, 2022

Head West Marketplace at The Barlow in Sebastopol during the early winter This local, outdoor retail marketplace is held in partnership with The Barlow on the second Saturday and Sunday of December from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants include makers, crafters, designers, artists, small brands, and local shops.

Holiday Craft Fest at Art Escape, Sonoma

December 11

From 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., local vendors will showcase their crafts at non-profit art education/community center Art Escape. Meanwhile, local artists will guide you in creating crafts and gifts that both kids and adults can make. There will be food, hot beverages, and more. 

Wreath making fundraiser for Art Escape in Sonoma 2022Art Escape will also host a holiday wreath-making fundraiser to support their efforts to provide quality art experiences for all. For $25, you’ll receive local tree branches, frames, and all other craft materials so you can design you can design and create your own wreath. 

Check the events calendar for more holiday shopping ideas and happenings!

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