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Applications Are Live!
Go ahead and click on the Vendor Application 2023 and get started!
You will be asked for your email address and our system will send you your very own application. Make sure to check your junk and promotions folders if you don't see the email within 20 minutes. 


Hello everyone! Well, 2023 sure didn't start the way we quite imagined and it has made me need to stop and  take care of myself and family.


News for Art-a-fair 2023

I know some of you have been waiting to see what my plans are for Art-a-fair. I would like to introduce you to the amazing Liza Taylor of She has taken over the reins of Art-a-fair and will be running the event under the new name, A Handmade Christmas, Nov 17th-19th, 2023 (the same weekend as Art-a-fair last year, and the well loved Kris Kringle Christmas Market). She lives and works in Nanaimo, has a large presence in the community and a great network of small business and community support. Please support if you can and join her in her endeavors to create a wonderful market for artists and artisans!





First & Last Chance 2023

It's going to be an amazing year so please consider joining us for one or more of our shows; First & Last Chance Christmas Craft Shows will continue as usual as we celebrate another fabulous year. First Chance will take place November 4th-5th and Last Chance, December 8th-10th. Please note that Last Chance has added Friday, December 8th. Participating in different shows is a great way to grow your business, network with fellow artists & artisans, and build your clientele. 
If you are someone who is passionate about your creations and have an interest in showcasing and selling your work
, checkout our 2023 Information Package.

Reach out to me if you are interested via, through this site's contact form, Instagram or Facebook! Looking forward to hearing from you!

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