Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and handmade items at these upcoming 2017 fall and holiday craft fairs, bazaars, 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!
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 come spring.
2017 Holiday Markets in the Wichita area
New and Vintage Holiday Market 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wellington Memorial Auditorium, 208 N. Washington, Wellington, KS 67152 More info online. FREE
Vintage World Market & Holiday Event 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Hutchinson at 2000 N. Poplar Street. Info online.
Apollo Elementary Craft Fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 60 booths ranging from handmade children’s dresses, candles, jewelry and products that make super gifts. Walking tacos and other food/snack items will be available for purchase. Admission $2 and strollers welcome. Apollo Elementary, 16158 W. Apollo St., Goddard, KS 67052
13th Annual Spirit Bazaar 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic School, 18218 W. US Highway 54, Goddard, KS 67052 More info online.
23rd Annual Wichita Alternative Gift Market 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
Wichita Etsy Local 2nd Annual 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 25 at Hotel at Old Town, 210 N. Mosley. Buy unique and quality items from your favorite local Etsy shop live and in person. Small Business Saturday deals. Free admission.