Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and handmade items at these upcoming 2018 fall and holiday markets, Christmas craft fairs, bazaars, local store open houses, and artisan markets in and around Wichita.
Local artists and crafters have been hard at work throughout the year making awesome, unique items. Enjoy their handiwork and support your local artists at any of the shopping events on our list. And keep coming back, because we’ll be updating this page as information about more craft shows comes in!
2018 Fall Bazaars, Christmas Craft Shows, and Holiday Markets
Would you like your fall or holiday market listed here? Contact me with the name of the market, date, time, location, admission fee – if any – and a link for more information.
Can’t get enough of the Holidays? Check out these Holly Jolly posts!
December Christmas Craft Shows and Markets in Wichita
Kansas Grown Christmas Market
December 1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. An indoor farmers market full of Kansas Grown vendors full of Christmas cheer. In the Austin Room, Suite #200, of the Derby Welcome Center, 611 N. Mulberry in Derby, KS. Free admission.
Holiday Sip N Shop Til You Drop
December 1 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Century II. 100 vendors, giveaways, demonstrations, make & take classes, cash bar, and more. Free. More info
Mistletoe Market Craft Fair
December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Swaney Elementary, 501 English St. Derby, Kansas 67037. Concessions, local vendors, make-it/take-it room. Admission is $1 donation that benefits students and teachers at the school.
Holiday Market at WSU Tech
Saturday, December 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at WSU Tech (National Center for Aviation Training), 4004 N Webb Rd. Free and open to all.
Holiday Fun at the Castle
Sunday, December 2 join KC Women’s Events for a holiday-themed event at Riverside Castle in Wichita with shopping, live entertainment, cash bar and pampering. Two sessions: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $10 plus processing fees.
KMH Holiday Bazaar
December 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on December 7. Onsite gift-wrapping, bake sale, pictures with Santa, hot chocolate bar, and more. FREE admission! Kansas Masonic Home, 402 S. Martinson, Wichita, KS 67213 Download vendor form here: 2018 KMH Holiday Bazaar Vendor Form
Shops at the Park Holiday Event
Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Venue at Madison Avenue Central Park in Derby, KS. A one-stop spot for holiday shopping. Free admission.
Holiday-A-Fair Craft & Vendor Fair
The Goddard Booster Club will host its 2nd Annual Holiday A-Fair Craft and Vendor Fair on December 8, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2700 S. 199th St. W. in Goddard, Kansas. They’ll have a breakfast with Santa, games, movies, activities, and crafts as well as two gymnasiums filled with vendors selling all kinds of merchandise. Food trucks will be on site during lunch. All proceeds go toward middle school and high school athletics. Admission is $2 for ages 18 and up.
Harvester Arts Super Snowflake Saturday
Saturday, Dec 8 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Super Snowflake Saturday at Harvester Arts, 215 N. Washington Avenue, Wichita, KS 67202 – extra holiday fun with a festive photo opportunity, kids crafts, seasonal music, and more! Proceeds are evenly split between artists and Harvester Arts
Wichita Flea Market December event
December 15-16, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Century II Expo Hall. Vintage, collectibles. Over one hundred booths in air-conditioned venue. $3 per day admission or $5 both day. Children 12 and younger get in FREE. More info
This list is specifically focused on craft shows and markets for holiday shopping, but we also maintain a year-round directory of craft fairs, barn sales, vintage/flea markets too, so you might want to check that out too.
More Holiday Fun!
Saturday, February 9, 2019
These holiday craft fairs and markets are already over for 2018:
September Craft Fairs and Markets
St. Mary Orthodox Church Belles Bazaar
September 22, 2018 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Unique crafters and bake sale with traditional and Mediterranean baked goods including baklawa. Serving cinnamon rolls for breakfast and meat pies, lentil & vegetable soup for lunch. 344 S. Martinson, Wichita KS 67213. Thanks, Ro!
Wichita Flea Market
September 22 & 23, 2018 The Wichita Flea Market is a regularly scheduled event at Century II. It begins at 9 a.m. both days; 150+ booths for you to browse. $3
Craftacular Handmade Market
September 29, 2018 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maize Recreation Commission, 10100 W. Grady Ave, Maize, Kansas 67101 FREE admission.
2018 October Fall Markets and Holiday Craft Shows around Wichita
Sip-tober Shopping Event
October 4 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Distillery 244 Old Town, 244 N. Mosley, Wichita, Kansas 67202. Cash bar, crafter booths, jewelry, clothing, and more. Free. More info
2018 Holiday Galleria
October 4-7 at Century II Convention Center $12 admission. Look for BOGO admission coupon in Best of Kansas coupon magazine
17th Annual Fall into the Holidaze Craft Show
October 6, 2018 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cowley County Fairgrounds in Winfield. FREE admission.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Fall Bazaar
October 6 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 645 N. 119th St. W, Wichita, KS 67235 Reader Tricia is in charge of all the bierocks they sell that day; she says it’s over 3500!
Hillside Church Marketplace Bazaar
October 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 8330 E. Douglas St. Wichita, KS 67206. Handmade and holiday crafts, raffle, and more. $2 admission. Read more.
St. Peter Fall Bazaar
October 13 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 10110 Southwest Blvd. Wichita KS 67215 $2 admission.
Porter Street Artists and Friends
October 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Civitan, 901 Porter, Wichita.
Holiday Vintage World Market
October 13 & 14, 2018 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kansas State Fairgrounds 2000 N. Poplar St., Hutchinson, Kansas 67502. Admission fee TBD.
October 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Century II, 225 W. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67202. Free admission.
Wichita Flea Market
October 27 and 28 beginning at 9 a.m. both days, inside Century II. Shop from more than 150 booths. Single day admission is $3, or $5 for both days. More info
Emerald City Chorus Fall Bazaar
Saturday, October 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at SW Presbyterian Church, 1511 W. 27th St. South in Wichita. Features local vendors, baked goods, and a variety of food truck fare; the women of Emerald City Chorus are expected to sing from time to time during the event! Door prizes. Need more info? Call 316-773-9300 or visit emeraldcitychorus.org Admission $2.
Health & Wellness Day
Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cross Point Free Will Baptist Church, 1515 E. Harry St., Wichita, Kansas 67211. Local artisans and vendors will have crafts for sale, Walgreens will be there giving free flu shots, and the Central Plains Department on Aging will share resources to those over 65, including free smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. This is a fundraiser for the Cross Point Youth Program. Free admission. More info
Unique Antique Market
October 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at K-State Research and Extension Sedgwick County (the Extension Center), 7001 W. 21st Street North in Wichita, KS. Free admission.
November Craft Fairs and Markets in the Wichita area
Magdalen Fall Bazaar
November 3, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 12626 E. 21st Street N., Wichita, KS 67206
Trinity Heights United Methodist Women’s Christmas Bazaar
November 3 2018 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Homemade cherry chocolates, fudge, turtles, truffles, plus more chocolates and cookies. Plus over 20 vendors with homemade crafts, pottery, doll clothes, cute animal blankets, beautiful art from several artists, make-up, candles, children’s books, handmade jewelry, and much more. Cinnamon rolls and lunch available for purchase: sloppy joes, chips, sheet chocolate cake. 1200 Boyd Ave., Newton, KS 67114 Free admission.
Vintage Market Days of Wichita
The fall event is Nov. 9-11 from 10 to 4 p.m. at 8151 N. Hartman Arena Dr., Park City, Kansas 67147 Admission $10 for 3 days; $5 for Saturday or Sunday.
Covenant Presbyterian Craft & Food Bazaar
Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts and foods from multiple vendors; bierocks, homemade rolls, baked goods. Biscuits and gravy and cinnamon rolls from 8-11 a.m. and soup, chili, and pie from 11 a.m. until gone. Covenant Presbyterian Church of Wichita KS, 1750 N. Tyler Rd., Wichita, KS 67212 Free admission.
Fall Artisan Festival
Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Local artisans and crafters, no direct sales vendors. University United Methodist Church, 2220 N. Yale Ave. Wichita, Kansas 67220
24th Annual Wichita Alternative Gift Market
Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This market is a different kind of shopping experience. You purchase charitable donations in someone’s name and send them a complimentary greeting card describing the project you contributed to on their behalf. It is free to enter and features gifts starting at only $1, fair-trade crafts and food, cafe lunch, and more. This year it will be held at University Congregational Church, 9209 E. 29th St. N. in Wichita, (316) 269-0635
Craft Show at Mulvane United Methodist Church
November 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 107 S. Central Ave., Mulvane, Kansas 67110
Church of the Holy Spirit Fall Bazaar
November 10, 2018 Church of the Holy Spirit Fall Bazaar 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 18218 W. Highway 54, Goddard, Kansas 67052
4th Annual St. Mary Fall Craft Fair
Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $4. 2306 E. Meadowlark Blvd., Derby, KS 67037
St. Jude Catholic Church Arts & Craft Fair
November 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in St. Jude’s parish hall, 3030 N. Amidon, Wichita, KS 67204. Admission is $2.
Christmas in the Foothills
Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. 60 area vendors with one-of-a-kind handmade gifts, along with breakfast, lunch, or snacks available for purchase from the Family Community Theater.
Nelson PTA Fall Boutique
November 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nelson Elementary School, 245 N. Delos Ave., Haysville, KS 67060. Many local vendors and crafters to help your Christmas shopping.
3rd Annual Jingle Bell Junction Craft Show
Nov. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Holiday shopping from a great variety of art, crafts, woodwork, food, direct sales, antiques, and more. A special visitor from the North Pole may stop by. (See: Santa Sightings) Cowley County Fairgrounds in Winfield, KS
Wichita Etsy Local
November 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 210 N. Mosley St. Wichita, KS 67202. This is the 3rd annual event. Love Etsy? Shop from local Etsy sellers in person on Small Business Saturday at the Hotel at Old Town. Free admission. Info
Harvester Arts Holiday Market
November 30 from 6-9 p.m. and December 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Harvester Arts, 215 N. Washington Avenue, Wichita, KS 67202. Stock up on kooky, kitschy, and one-of-a-kind holiday decorations and gifts at the third annual Harvester Arts Holiday Market, which kicks off on Final Friday, November 30, from 6 – 9 p.m.
The Holiday Market includes art, decor, gifts and baked goods made by local artists including Harvester Fellows, Linnebur & Miller, Amanda Dickinson Pfister and Kristen Phipps and doubles as a fundraiser for Harvester Arts.
Proceeds are evenly split between artists and Harvester Arts