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Craft Fairs Around the Region

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As the holiday season approaches, what better time and place to go to than a craft fair? Take a look at some of these craft fairs (both regular and holiday) to support local vendors and their art while also finding the perfect gift for someone special this winter.

As the Wood Turns! (Swanzey NH) | November 4th

Monadnock Woodturners’ Annual Exhibit & Fine Crafts Fair, As the Wood Turns!, will take place November 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Whitcomb Hall in West Swanzey NH. Woodturners from throughout the region will be displaying and selling their fine wood crafts – great for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts!

Hancock Holiday Craft Fair (Hancock, NH) | November 4th

The Hancock Holiday Crafts Fair, sponsored by the Hancock Woman’s Club, returns November 4. A long-standing Hancock tradition, the Holiday Craft Fair features 30 local vendors, artists, artisans, craftspeople, and food vendors. Held in the historic Hancock Meetinghouse, the Holiday Crafts Fair will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items for sale will include handcrafted baskets, pottery, woodwork, jewelry, seasonal table runners, and other fabric holiday items, photography and paintings, gift baskets and more. All fees, including raffle tickets for more than 20 items donated by vendors, will go to local charities. Lunch will be available for sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and will include vegetarian and gluten-free choices.

Wheelock PTA Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair (Keene, NH) | November 4th

Join us for our annual Wheelock PTA Holiday Extravaganza! This fair will host a vast array of incredibly talented artisans and vendors alike! It is the perfect event to kick off your holiday shopping and enjoy the company of friends and family along with delicious food – sweet & savory!

Holiday Craft Fair (Winchester, NH) | November 4th

Free admission to shop for knitted items, candles, art, baked goods, homemade Christmas crafts, wreaths, flower arrangements, and much more!

Creative Chesterfield Artisan Fair (Chesterfield, NH) | November 11th

Come to Creative Chesterfield’s Artisan Fair. Here we celebrate all the local artisans, crafters, bakers, and more in our community. They will be offering handmade, quality, local products perfect for the fall and upcoming holiday season. Jewelry, baked goods, quilts, wreaths, paintings, ornaments, cards, and more unique gifts and decor are available at this fun, free event open to all.

1st Anual Craft Fair (Winchester, NH) | November 11th

Come check out our many crafters and their assortment of goods!

ELMM Christmas Bazaar (Winchester NH) | November 11th

It is that time of year again! The Annual ELMM Community Center Christmas Bazaar is coming back November 11th from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.! Come shop local this holiday season from over 20 local crafters, artisans, and vendors. With goods for everyone in your life, you don’t want to miss out on a chance to support local folks and get beautiful things! The Winchester Girl Scouts will be selling food all day long! Proceeds will help send them on a trip of a lifetime, the Girl Scouts Founder Tour in Savannah, GA. Glowing Meadows Photography will be taking amazing photos with Santa all day! Save your spot!

Gathering Waters Winter Craft Fair (Keene, NH) | November 17th-18th

Mark your calendars for our annual Winter Craft Fair! Friday, Nov. 17, 7 – 9 p.m. (adults only) and Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us at 98 S. Lincoln St. in Keene!

Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair (Chesterfield, NH) | November 18th

Festive holiday fair featuring hand-crafted wares. Support local crafters, artisans, and food vendors. Start holiday shopping early!

Holiday Craft Fair (Swanzey, NH) | November 18th

An abundance of local vendors displaying and selling their crafts. A chance to enter raffles and giveaways. Refreshments and food will be available for purchase. This will be an opportunity to meet the caretakers of this unique building and learn about some of its upcoming goals and events.

CVHS Class of 2024 Holiday Craft Fair (Peterborough, NH) | November 18th

Come do some holiday shopping and benefit a great cause all at once.

2023 Peterborough Holiday Stroll (Peterborough, NH) | November 18th

Not exactly a fair, but a fun day for shopping! Enjoy a fun and festive day walking through lovely Peterborough, New Hampshire, and taking in the spirit of the season while checking a few items off your holiday shopping list! Our local churches will have their doors open to welcome visitors from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Guests can stroll through the various stops, with each offering their own special treats and surprises… you might even spot Santa along the way!

Keene Holiday Craft Show (Keene, NH) | November 25th

The Annual Keene Holiday Craft Show has been kicking off the holiday season for over a decade now. Every Saturday after Thanksgiving, people from around the Keene area have loved coming to the show to start their holiday shopping and give their support to small businesses. We carefully curate our selection of vendors and are proud to feature some of the best handmade goods in the New England area. This includes pottery, artwork, glassware, floral arrangements and designs, jewelry, photography, food products, knitting, and more!

Holiday Craft Fair (Walpole, NH) | November 25th-26th

We invite you to come see our wonderful local vendors, small businesses, artisans, and crafters.

Pine Hill Holiday Fair (Wilton, NH) | December 1st-2nd

Experience the 46th annual Holiday Fair! On Friday night, talented local artisans bring their handcrafted creations for an adult-only shopping evening. Saturday continues with artisans and adds children’s activities and experiences to the fair, such as children’s crafts and stories, seasonal music, and treats.

Holiday Craft Fair (Swanzey, NH) | December 2nd

Holiday Craft Fair to benefit Monadnock’s “End 68 Hours of Hunger.” Over 40 local vendors selling a variety of merchandise.

Francestown Christmas Market (Francestown, NH) | December 2nd

We will be hosting a German-themed Holiday market on Saturday, December 2nd, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the town hall sheds with twenty artisan & food/beverage vendors!

2023 Craft Fair (Bennington, NH) | December 2nd

Come and join us for some fun! Crafts, Food, and Raffles!

Holiday Craft Fair (Keene, NH) | December 2nd

Join us at 298 Main Street in our main dining room for our first annual craft fair- planned and held by the Resident Council. We will have both indoor and outdoor vendors selling handmade crafts, baked goods, and more! Want to join us as a vendor- we have two outdoor spaces left, $20 each. All vendor fees benefit the Resident Council.

Holiday Marketplace (Greenfield, NH)

A variety of vendors from 9am to 1pm at the Greenfield Meeting House in Oak Park located at 776 Forest Rd, Greenfield, NH 03047. Follow on Instagram for more information as the date gets closer.

Last Minute Larry Holiday Arts Market (Keene, NH) | December 10th

It’s that time of year again! We’re bringing you the Last Minute Larry Holiday Arts Market, where you can get all of your last-minute shopping done in a great community environment! It’s happening 10-3 at 48 Emerald St. Brewbakers / Terra Nova will be open. Vendors tba!

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