Local holiday craft airs are popping up all around Southeastern Wisconsin, here is a small round up of where to find these unique gifts. When you go to these fairs, if you are buying handmade items, you are helping supplement someone’s income, and allowing for their holiday to be a little bit better for their family or their cause. Do you have a favorite local holiday craft fair that you enjoy attending every year? Tell us in the comments!
More will be added to the list as they are found! Please click the link for more details about each event for a full listing with locations and times!
Saturday, November 4, 2017 l 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Comfort Suites l 725 Paradise Ln, Johnson Creek, Wisconsin 53038
About 55 vendors will be present. Free admission and door prizes.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Nicolet High School l 6701 North Jean Nicolet Road, Glendale, WI 53217
Featuring 75 Artists and Crafters from all over Southeastern Wisconsin. Wearable art, jewelry, mosaics, watercolors, photography, felted purses, homespun knits, gourmet goodies, wood turning, books, doll accessories and so much more!
Saturday, November 4, 2017 l 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM; Sunday, November 5, 2017 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
St William Catholic Church l 440 N Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188 262-896-0428
Annual fair features a variety of quality hand-crafted items and holiday items with a raffle, bake sale and food concessions that sells our signature hot turkey sandwich.
Friday, November 10, 2017 l 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join the Elm Grove Woman’s Club at their clubhouse for Christmas in the Grove.
Holiday Art and Craft Sale –
Saturday, November 11, 2017 l 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wales-Genesee Lions Club l S42 W31400 Highway 83, Genesee Depot, WI 53127
Unique Local Handmade Items, Jewelry, Pottery, Wood Products, Hand Painted Items, Personally Sewn Items, Floral Arrangements, and much more!
Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
CelticMKE Center | 1532 N. Wauwatosa Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53213
CelticMKE helps holiday shoppers spread Celtic cheer through a unique event where people discover gifts from the Emerald Isle and beyond. The Celtic Boutique showcases Irish and other wares (non-Irish) from vendors, artists and crafts persons. In addition, guests are able to tour the Ward Irish Music Archives, home to the largest collection of Irish and Irish American sheet music in the world with more than 5,000 sheets of music and other music related items. When attendees work up an appetite, they can enjoy a break at Café Celtique. Menu items in 2016 were: scones, potato soup, hot dogs and corned-beef sandwiches. Admission is FREE. No strollers. Parking is available next door in the St. Bernard Parish Lot, in public parking lots or on the street.
Sunday, November 19, 2017 l 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Rustic Manor l 3115 State Road 83, Hartland, Wisconsin 53029
Come join for the first annual Hartland Holiday Bazaar at the beautiful Rustic Manor. This event will have 30 crafters and vendors from all over the area. Some of the amazing vendors are Rodan + Fields, LuLaRoe, Stella and Dot, Wildtree, 31, and many more! Some of the craft items we will be offering are hairbows, tutus, wood signs, dog accessories, Christmas themed items, fairy gardens. Holiday desserts will be available to eat at the event or take home. Please come out!
Holiday Bazaar Menomonee Falls – Saturday, November 5, 2016 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Menomonee Falls Public Library W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road, Menomonee Falls, WI53051 United States
The Friends of the Menomonee Falls Public Library will host the thirteenth annual Holiday Bazaar—one-stop holiday shopping!
Muskego Women’s Club Peppermint Fair – Sunday, November 6, 2016 9:30 am -3:30 pm
Bay Lane Middle School S75W16399 Hilltop Dr, Muskego, Wisconsin 53150
Over 80 Booths, Arts, Crafts, Fantastic Raffles, Snack Bar, Bakery Booth. Many new vendors this year!
$2.00 Admission, Free Parking. There will be raffle prizes!
Christmas Craft Fair, Sussex – Saturday, November 12, 2016 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Peace Lutheran Church and Academy W240 N6145 Maple Ave. Sussex, WI
In addition to crafts and other items, sandwiches and snacks will be available throughout the day, as well as delectable baked goods.
Holiday Vendor and Craft Fair – Saturday, November 12, 2016 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
St. Joseph Church, S89 W22650 Milwaukee Ave, Big Bend, WI (262) 662-2832
Join us to get a jump on your holiday shopping! Concessions available including baked goods, barbeque pork and turkey sliders.
The Great Hartford Craft Exposition – Saturday, November 12, 2016 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The holiday season gets off to a great start early on Saturday morning at Hartford Union High School with the 32nd Annual Great
Hartford Craft Exposition. Admission is $3.00. Enjoy a great pancake breakfast sponsored by the Hartford Lions Club and then
finish your day off downtown watching the Christmas Parade, which begins at 3:00 p.m.
4th Annual JCNNC Ladies Day Out – Saturday, November 12, 2016 10:00 – 2:00 pm
Johnson Creek Middle and High School Domes 455 Aztalan St., Johnson Creek, WI 53038
Join us for the 4th Annual Johnson Creek Ladies Day Out! Sponsored by the Johnson Creek Neighbors To Neighbors Club
Re:Craft & Relic – An Upcycled, Vintage & Handcrafted Experience – Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13, 2016 10:00 – 4:00 pm
Milwaukee County Sports Complex 6000 W Ryan Rd, Franklin, Wisconsin 53132
Join thousands of Etsy-loving, Pinterest-obsessed, and DIY enthusiasts to experience more than 150 of the most unique vendors from throughout the Midwest filling their booths with vintage, salvaged, industrial, handmade, hand-forged, modern, antique, up-cycled, and re-purposed goods for the home and garden. Items include furniture, vintage clothing, jewelry, garden items, artworks, pottery and more.
Holiday Shopping Open House – Sunday, November 13, 2016 11:00 – 2:00 pm
Facilitated Healing Wellness Resource Center 1517 Doctors Ct, Watertown, Wisconsin 53094
Join in for an open house. They will feature Barefoot Books, Thirty-One, and LuLaRoe items, all in one place. There will be a raffle, games, and prizes!! Christmas is right around the corner, so stop in and get your shopping done so you can enjoy the holidays. Wonderful gifts for all ages! Thank you for supporting our local business ladies!
Prairie Hill Waldorf School, N14 W29143 Silvernail Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072
Entertainment abounds at the Yuletide Faire as strolling minstrels and costumed characters greet and enchant the young and the young at heart. Meet the King and Queen, the Muffin Man, Pocket Lady and Pickle Man and many others. Enjoy breakfast and luncheon fair, decadent desserts in the café and to-go candies, fudges and more from the Sweet Shoppe as well as live stage entertainment, Wee Tots Theatre, jugglers, face painting, henna and much more.
Annual Christmas Mini Mall – Friday, November 18, 2016 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm; Saturday, November 19, 2016 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Crosspoint Community Church, W380N6931 N Lake Rd, Oconomowoc, WI 53066 (262) 567-5311
Give unique Christmas gifts while supporting the work of Snappin’ Ministries! Artisans & vendors wil be offering items like natural soaps, ceramic jewelry, autism jewelry, upcycled & repurposed items, pottery, doll clothing, rag baskets, essential oils, photography, unique housewares, baby and children’s items, kitchenware, spices and seasonings, ski care products, health products, quality bags, quilts, and MUCH more!
3rd Annual Holiday Kickoff Event – Community, Craft and Vendor Expo – Saturday, November 19, 2016 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Country Springs Hotel 2810 Golf Rd, Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072
FREE ADMISSION & DOOR PRIZES! Over 50 vendors will be present!
Widow’s Weekend Vendor Extravaganza – Saturday, November 19, 2016 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Country Inn and Suites by Carlson, 1250 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005 (262) 782-1400
While the husband’s away the wives will shop! 10 vendors come together to bring you a one stop shopping experience. Vendors include: DoTerra, IT WORKS, LuLaRoe, Norwex, Pampered Chef, Thirty-one, Usborne, WildTree, and more!
Ixonia Pub’s Fall Craft and Vendor Fair – Saturday, November 19, 2016 11:00 – 3:00 pm
Ixonia Pub W1270 Marietta Ave, Ixonia, Wisconsin 53036
Join us at the Ixonia Pub on Saturday November 19 2016 from 11 am to 3 pm, to get your Christmas Shopping started! We will have crafters and vendors ready to help fill the space under your Christmas tree! Food, drinks and door prizes too!
Annual Turner Hall Craft Fair – Sunday, November 20, 2016 9:00 – 3:00 pm
Turner Hall 301 South Fourth Street, Watertown WI 53094
Join as Turner Hall’s banquet room fills with a variety of craft fairs and vendors. Lunch available.
Small Business Saturday Craft and Vendor Fair – Saturday, November 26, 2016 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Hartford Town Hall 3360 Country Road K, Hartford, WI
Free Admission to customers!
Breakfast with Santa and Holiday Craft Fair – Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm
Kick off your holiday celebrations with Breakfast with Santa and a Holiday Craft Fair at Kettle Moraine High School. There is a fee for breakfast, but the craft fair is free admission.
OJWC Holiday Artisan/Vendor Event – Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 9:00 – 1:00 pm
Nature Hill Intermediate School 850 Lake Dr, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 53066
This is the place to find those “just right” gifts for your family, friends or even yourself. There will be a nice selection of arts and crafts as well as merchandise from vendors you know and love. Come complete your holiday shopping! Refreshments sold by Cross Lutheran Church Servant Journey. Proceeds from booth fees will fund OJWC’s charitable causes in our community.
“A Lake Country Christmas” – Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm
Lake Country Lutheran High School (LCLHS) will be having their Annual “A Lake Country Christmas” craft/vendor fair in the LCLHS Great Hall located in Hartland. There will be vendors selling a variety of products including: Jewelry, make-up, baskets, candles, homemade crafts and much more! 50 Plus Vendors! Come join us for a day of shopping and fun at the school, with all the proceeds going to benefit LCLHS’s athletics and fine arts programs.
Everyone is welcome to come and decorate holiday cookies, enjoy refreshments, and browse the arts and crafts created by our caregivers and local talent. Come Say “Hi!” To Santa and His Elves. Cookie Decorating will be held on the first floor of the hospital and clinic at Aurora Summit.
Magee Elementary School W313S4134 State Highway 83, Waukesha,WI53189
Get your holiday shopping done while supporting Magee Elementary and local businesses at the Magee Elementary Holiday Fair! Join us for a pancake breakfast from 8:00am to 10:30am. After shopping make sure you check out Christmas in the Depot for pictures with Santa and a horse and buggy ride!
7th Annual Home Party and Craft Fair – Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
East Troy High School 3128 Graydon Ave, East Troy, Wisconsin 53120
Join in for the annual Home Party and Craft Fair. This is a great opportunity to get all of your last minute Christmas Shopping done. There will be breakfast and lunch items for sale all day as well as baked goods. Kids activities provided by ETMS Builder’s Club and ETHS Key Club for a nominal fee. Festive Music will be performed by the middle school band and choral students. Admission is free. There were over 70 vendors this past year and hopefully more this year!