Holiday Craft Shows

arts and crafts vendorsEach year some of the best craft shows and craft fairs come to Fairfax County and throughout Northern Virginia, just in time for the holiday season. From jewelry to photography to clothing to homemade soaps and candles, there is definitely something for everyone. It’s a great time to start your holiday shopping. With such a large variety of vendors you can easily find something for everyone on your list.

November 4
25th Annual Holiday Happenings Craft Show at W.T. Woodson High School, 9525 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22031
10am to 4pm. Sponsored by WTW Crew Boosters. Free Admission.

November 4 – November 5
The South Run RECenter Art and Craft Show at 7550 Reservation Drive, Springfield, VA (Just off the Fairfax County Parkway). Hours: Saturday: 9am-4pm, Sunday: 10am-4pm. Admission $4, Free for children 12 and under – Parking Free.
This popular show features 50+ juried artisans offering original handmade art and craft items, including jewelry, clothing and other textiles, woodworking, sculpture, pottery and ceramics, glass art, handweaving, photography, drawing and painting, and other decorative and functional arts.

November 10 – November 12
24th Northern Virginia Christmas Market at the Dulles Expo Center, South Hall, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA 20153. Hours: Friday & Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm, Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm.
Admission: $8.00 for adults (children under 12 free). Receive $1 off admission by bringing a canned food donation for the Capital Area Food Bank. It’s Northern Virginia’s grand opening celebration of the holiday season! This spectacular, award-winning holiday show features more than 250 fine artisans from more than 20 states. Artisans offer a diverse selection of fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, photography, fiber arts, vintage re-creations as well as thousands of one-of-kind Christmas collectibles.

November 17 – November 18
St. Matthews Annual Craft Fair, St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003 Hours: Friday, November 17 10am to 6pm; Saturday, November 18 10am to 4pm. More than 40 crafters will bring their wares and UMW members will have an awesome array of baked goods and provide lunch on both days. All proceeds will support mission projects, locally and around the world.

Artist at craft showNovember 18
Herndon High School Holiday Vendor Sale, 700 Bennett Street, Herndon, VA 20170 8am to 2pm Free Admission
You are cordially invited to our Holiday Vendor Sale. We are looking forward to helping you get a head start on your holiday shopping. So, grab a few friends and head over to Herndon High School for a morning of shopping, prizes and fun. Proceeds of the sale will benefit HHS Student Organizations – SkillsUSA & Emerginig Leaders of Tomorrow (ELT).

November 18 – November 19
32nd Annual Holiday Craft Show at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, VA 22030
Nov. 18 10am to 5pm and Nov. 19 10am to 3pm. Admission is $5.00/$8.00 for a two day pass, Under 18 years old Free.
What started out in 1987 as a very small show has grown to become a premium arts and crafts festival. Artisans from all over the United States, including many local artists, are participating in this year’s show and we are delighted to be able to offer you so many wonderful holiday gift choices. There really is something for everyone on your shopping list. Please take your time and visit all the areas of the show – you won’t want to miss a single one.

November 24 – November 26
Thanksgiving Art and Craft Show at Spring Hill ReCenter, 1239 Spring Hill Road, McLean, VA 22012
Hours: Friday: 10am-5pm, Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: 11am-4pm
Admission: $5, Free for children 12 and under, includes Free Return – Parking Free.
Formerly the Vienna Art and Craft Show, the show features approximately 80 juried artisans offering original, handmade arts and crafts, including decorative painting, fused, etched, painted and stained glass, ceramics and pottery, hand-painted silk, woodworking handweaving, photography, paintings and drawings,clothing and functional textiles, jewelry and much more.

November 26
The Giving Gathering, Holiday Art Market with a Charitable Deed
Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA 22180
Join our artistic feast, which includes arts and crafts, and music. Support local art vendors from your community while shopping for the holidays. We have a full menu, so you can wine and dine while you shop! An array of visual art will be available to purchase and each artist will donate a piece to the raffle booth for your chance to win! Your purchase from the raffle will be donated to Miracle Foundation. Miracle Foundation is a transparent non-profit organization. They focus on the care of worlds orphans to ensure they are educated, fed, loved, and safe. Make your gifts unique this year while supporting local artists and a great cause.
Doors: 2:00 pm / Show: 3:00 pm to 9pm $5.00

December 1 – December 17
1st Annual City of Fairfax Holiday Market in Old Town Square. Come and shop at the market of craft vendors as you enjoy Old Town Square in the heart of Historic Downtown Fairfax covered in holiday lights. The festival will include live holiday music, hot drinks, and gourmet treats and more!
The Holiday Market will be open the first 3 weekends of December on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Craft vendors will vary each weekend. Fridays: 5:00pm – 9:00pm; Saturdays: 10:00am – 6:00pm; Sundays: 1:00pm – 5:00pm.

December 2 – December 3
Arts and Crafts Show at Audrey Moore RECenter, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA 22003.
Dec. 2 9am to 4pm and Dec. 3 10am to 3:30pm. Admission is $2.00
Experience one of Northern Virginia’s longest running arts and crafts show with plenty of great gifts to choose from. Top-quality handmade arts and crafts will be offered by nearly 100 of the area’s finest artisans. Admission is $2 per person; children ages 12 and under are free. Door prizes will be awarded.

December 3
Herndon’s Holiday Arts and Crafts Show, Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon, VA. 10am – 4pm.
Over 70 artisans and craftspeople will exhibit and sell their work at this annual arts and crafts show sponsored by the Town of Herndon Department of Parks and Recreation. A variety of handcrafted items and fine art will be on sale including wreaths, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, decorations, original artwork, photography, stained glass, and more.
Free admission and parking. Additional parking at the Herndon Centennial Golf Course.

December 8 – December 10
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival at the Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA 20151
Hours: Friday and Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 10am to 5pm. Admission: $8 online/$10 at the door. Kids 12 and Under Free. Free Parking.
A visit to a Sugarloaf Crafts Festival is a feast for the artistic spirit where you can admire the innovative creations of over 300 carefully curated artists. There are gifts for every age group and every interest so you’re sure to find something that speaks directly to you and fits your budget.