FESTIVAL OF CRAFTS
DECEMBER 7 – 10, 2017

ABOUT THE SHOW

The Festival of Crafts is one of Canada’s biggest holiday handcrafted shopping events, showcasing the very best that the Canadian Handmade community has to offer.

For four days, the BMO Centre at Stampede Park transforms into a magical marketplace featuring over 250 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers showcasing their stunning works and interacting with shoppers, making this event a truly unique experience.

With an incredible range of locally and nationally sourced quality handmade goods, including fashion, jewellery, home décor, sculptures, glassware, natural body care, and delicious gourmet treats, this event ensures everyone on your list will love the gifts you give.

HOURS

December 7 – 10, 2017
Thursday 10am – 9pm
Friday 10am – 9pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

LOCATION

BMO Centre, Stampede Park
20 Round Up Way SE
Calgary, AB

ADMISSION

Adults $7
17 & Under Free

Onsite box office, cash only or online tickets.

MEET THE ARTISANS

2017 Artisan Gallery
Artisan Listing

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Canadian Handmade Gift Draws! What’s a holiday shopping event without gift giving? Enter to win Canadian Handmade prizes! These works donated by the artisans will be on display at the show and winners will be drawn throughout all four days of the show. All guests receive a prize ballot upon entry.

Hunt for Handmade – Our Most Exciting Contest Yet! We’ve got a treasure trove of prizes to give away, but we’re making you search high and low for them! Be on the lookout for clues at the show to help guide you on your hunt – once you’ve solved our clues, direct message us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter to see if you’re a winner!

Selfie Zone: Keep your eye out for our brand-new Selfie Zone, an IG-worthy spot for you and your shopping partners to take sweet selfies or brilliant Boomerangs! We want to reward you for them, too – if you follow us on Instagram, post your best Selfie Zone photo or video, tag us and use #FestivalOfCraftsYYC, you’ll automatically have more entries into our gift draws for a great Canadian Handmade gifts! We’ll message you directly if you’re one of our lucky winners.

Digital Perks: Don’t miss out on any of our amazing social content or exclusive offers – make sure to Like our Facebook page, follow us on Instagram and Twitter, and sign up for our e-newsletter to stay up-to-date on all things Festival of Crafts related!

HOW TO GET THERE

The BMO Centre at Stampede Park is located southeast of downtown Calgary along Macleod Trail between 12 Avenue SE and 25 Avenue SE. With a central location, visitors are able to take advantage of both parking and public transit options year round. Click here for Calgary Transit schedules, routes and C-train map.

PRESS RELEASE

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MEDIA FACT SHEET

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SHOW FLOOR PLAN

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Interviews or photo requests, email here.

THANK YOU