Local gift fairs and craft shows to stock up on those holiday goodies!

Holiday Bazaars and Arts & Crafts Shows

BARN Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

8890 Three Tree Lane NE, Bainbridge Island

The Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) presents a new holiday tradition to add to your annual calendar! Everything you’ll find at this bazaar, including the food, is handmade at BARN by local artisans. Shop for jewelry, art, accessories, clothing and more!

Holiday Gift & Food Fair

The Kitsap Sun Pavilion

Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 NW Fairgrounds Rd., Bremerton

November 16, 17, & 18, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission (Good for all 3 days): $5/Adults; $4/Seniors, Military, & Teens; Free/12 & under

Bring a new toy to donate to Toys for Tots and receive free admission

Donate a can of food to receive $1 off admission

For the 32nd year in a row, this holiday shopping extravaganza showcases more than 100 booths featuring handcrafted gift items such as woodworking, pottery, jewelry, clothing, handbags, birdhouses, children’s items, and much more. You won’t find a bigger indoor arts & crafts show in the Olympic Peninsula!

Holiday in Hansville Arts & Crafts Fair and Bake Sale

Saturday, Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Greater Hansville Community Center, 6778 Buck Lake Rd NE, Hansville

Join Hansville Helping Hands at the Greater Hansville Community Center to shop for baked goods, holiday items and unique gifts that brighten the season for you and yours. The event includes a raffle, and all proceeds go to support Hansville residents in need!

16th Annual Indianola Holiday Art Fair

Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Indianola Club House, 19876 Indianola Rd., Indianola

This holiday celebration features fine arts and crafts such as household items, cards, cedar baskets, ceramics, jewelry, clothing, and more from local artisans.

Little Christmas by the Sea Craft and Vendor Fair

Saturday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Village Green Community Center, 26159 Dulay Road Northeast, Kingston

More than 30 vendors and crafters will be on hand to supply all your holiday needs at this free event. Find the perfect gift for all your loved ones, and bring a new toy for the Toys for Tots drive.

IYSEA Annual MEGA Rummage Sale

Saturday, Nov. 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Poulsbo First Lutheran Church, 18920 4th Ave NE, Poulsbo

Find great deals and support the International Youth Soccer Exchange Association at the Poulsbo First Lutheran Church in Poulsbo. You’ll find antiques and collectibles, clothes and accessories, sporting goods, tools, electronics, books, and more, and your purchases allow the IYSEA to promote youth soccer and provide intercultural learning opportunities.

Silverdale United Christmas Market

Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SUMC Community, 9982 Silverdale Way, Silverdale

For the second year in a row, you can shop for gifts, stocking stuffers, and home décor at the Silverdale United Christmas Market. Art, jewelry, canned goods, desserts, refurbished vintage furniture, accessories, holiday items and more from 30 local vendors will be available.

While you’re there, stay for lunch, buy something from the bake sale, and shop at the donation-based, Twice Loved Boutique to fund Haiti mission work.

Tabletop Christmas

Saturday, Nov. 17, Noon to 7 p.m. & Sunday, Nov. 18, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Kitsap Mall’s Community Partner Room, 10315 Silverdale Way NW, Silverdale

This is the perfect place to purchase mini Christmas trees just in time to decorate your home for the holiday! The Violet E. Carlson Memorial Guild hosts this bazaar at Kitsap Mall to benefit the Level II Special Care Nursery at Harrison Medical Center. In addition to the trees, the Guild has plenty of handmade items that make perfect gifts for everyone on your list.

Festival of Hope: A Fair Trade Marketplace

Sunday, Nov. 18, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Chapel Hill, 7700 Skansie Ave., Gig Harbor

This holiday season, shop at Gig Harbor’s Festival of Hope to find gifts crafted by artisans around the globe. The people who make these items work in a safe and healthy environment, and when you make your purchases, you are ensuring that they receive a fair price for their work. Choose from organic coffee, chocolate and other treats, children’s items, clothing, jewelry and other accessories, holiday décor and more, and support craftspeople in Haiti, Thailand, the U.S. and beyond.

Suquamish Holiday Bazaar

Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 17 & 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 15 & 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

House of Awakened Culture, 7235 NE Pkwy, Suquamish

You get two opportunities to take advantage of holiday shopping at the Suquamish Holiday Bazaar this year. Free admission means you have more to spend on arts and crafts!

Jingle Fest Holiday Craft and Gift Show

Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 24 & 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kitsap County Fairgrounds, President’s Hall, 1250 NW Fairgrounds Rd., Bremerton

When you make purchases from the exhibitors and crafters at Jingle Fest, you’re supporting Meals on Wheels Kitsap while you complete your holiday shopping. You’ll find a wide range of gift options, photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a bake sale and food vendors, a raffle, and more. You can even have your gifts wrapped for you at our Gift Wrapping Booth.

Admission to Jingle Fest is free, and so is the parking. We encourage you to consider donating new winter items such as hats, gloves, socks, scarves, and other cold weather items for us to include in our holiday gift bags for home-bound senior clients.

2018 Winterfest Arts and Crafts Show

Saturday, Nov. 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday, Nov. 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission: $5

Peninsula High School, 14105 Purdy Dr. NW, Gig Harbor

For over 25 years, PHS students have been organizing this event to raise money for clubs, athletics, supplies, speakers, and more. Shop at Winterfest this Thanksgiving weekend to purchase items such as jewelry, clothing, art, artisanal food items, candles, and other creations brought to you by artists and crafters from all over the state. Winterfest includes food trucks this year!

Christmas in the Country

Friday, Nov. 30 & Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bainbridge Island

This self-guided, driving Island tour comes with a map that will guide you to homes, farms and studios all over Bainbridge. You can buy gifts from vendors selling their arts, crafts, food, lotions, clothing, accessories and more. On the map, you’ll find venues such as Countryman Stables, which includes free pony rides for children, The Hazel Creek Farm, which offers photos with Santa in addition to a wide variety of vendors, and Lynwood Commons, where vendors will be set up in Suite G of the community room. You can also visit home venues, meet artists, and explore neighborhoods as you follow the map around the Island.

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe Elders Bazaar

Friday, Nov. 30

Tribal Headquarters, 31912 Little Boston Rd NE, Kingston

Everyone in the community is invited to browse and buy from local artisans and vendors at this event that supports the Elders program. Participate in the raffle to win handmade items from Elders and products from vendors!

Holiday Bazaar at Suquamish United Church

Friday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Suquamish United Church of Christ, Corner of Geneva St. and Division St., Suquamish

Shop for handmade gifts, holiday baked goods, evergreen swags, centerpieces, and a holiday cafe with homemade soup and pies!

Orchard Heights Winter Festival

Friday, Nov. 30, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Orchard Heights Elementary, 2288 Fircrest Dr. SE, Port Orchard

Shop from vendors at this event that include Handmade with Love and many more, as well as activities and fun for the whole family!

2018 TideFest Fine Arts & Crafts Celebration

Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission: $5

Gig Harbor High, 5101 Rosedale St. NW, Gig Harbor

This celebration will feature more than 100 artists and artists, who bring their arts and crafts to you from all over the Northwest. You’ll find art in mediums such as glass, pottery, paint, wood and leather, as well as fashion items such as handcrafted jewelry, clothing and accessories.

Eglon's Holiday Bake & Sale

Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eglon Community Hall, 33777 Eglon Rd NE, Kingston

Come join the Eglon community with their holiday Bake & Sale at the old Eglon Community Hall and Fire House!

Burley Glenwood Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Burley Glenwood Elementary, 100 SW Lakeway Blvd, Port Orchard

The Burley Glenwood Parent-Teacher-Student Organization hosts its third annual Holiday Bazaar, showcasing the arts, crafts, and products of local vendors and business owners. Admission can be a donation to the Burley Glenwood Elementary School or a nonperishable food item.

KHS Athletic Boosters Holiday Bazaar

Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 1 & 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kingston High School, 26201 Siyaya Avenue NE, Kingston

This annual bazaar serves as a fundraiser for the Kingston High School Athletics and happens during two other important events in Kingston. On the first day, these two events include a holiday book sale at the Community Center (see below) and a Kingston Cove Christmas celebration at the Port of Kingston.

The Kingston Cove Christmas celebration will be at the Port of Kingston and will include music, a holiday "spirits" garden, food vendors, a lighted scavenger hunt for kids, a lighted boat parade, and a lighting of the tree and the park at 5 p.m.

Holiday Book Sale at the Village Green

Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Village Green Community Center, 26159 Dulay Rd NE, Kingston

Shop for your holiday reads and fill your bookshelves with gently used books of all genres available at the book sale hosted by Kingston's Friends of the Library.

Poulsbo Sons of Norway Scandinavian Bazaar

Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

18891 Front St., Poulsbo

Join the Sons of Norway for their annual bazaar, featuring more than 20 Scandinavian vendors selling arts, crafts and gifts for everyone in your life. Feast on traditional Scandinavian fare including pea soup, fresh grilled Lefse, and Rommegrot. The youth folkdance group, Leikarringen, will be performing in traditional costume during the event.

The fun continues at 4:30 p.m. at the waterfront park with Yulefest, when Lucia Bride will be escorted by “Poulsbo Sons of Norway Vikings” to light the Yule log. Miss Poulsbo will light Christmas tree, among other holiday festivities.

The Hometown Holiday Benefit

Saturday, Dec. 8, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

1700 SE Mile Hill Dr, Port Orchard

Admission: $2; $1 off if you bring a nonperishable food item; 12 and under Free

This annual event includes more than 30 vendors offering handcrafted items and more. Take free pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and if you are one of the first 25 adults through the doors, you’ll also get a Goody Bag! Bring nonperishable food items to donate to the South Kitsap Helpline, and participate in a silent auction to help a local family in need. Silent auction ends at 6 p.m.

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