Spring Art and Craft Markets In and Around Calgary

Shop for locally made crafts, art, food products, fashion and more at these markets taking place from April to June.

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Markets in May

 

Ujamaa Grandmas Fabric and Yarn Sale

The Ujamaa Grandmas fabric and yarn sale returns this May. You’ll find a wide variety of fabrics and items for sewing, knitting and projects at this sale, which raises funds for the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

When: May 3 to 5, 2024
Where: Garrison Curling Club, 2288 47 Ave. S.W.
Cost: $2

 

Little Modern Market

Little Modern Market’s spring edition is set to take place in May. Find all kinds of products like clothing, paper and craft products, handmade children’s toys and home decor.

When: May 4, 2024
Where: FAC Deerfoot Campus, 12345 40 St. S.E.
Cost: Donation at the door

 

Millarville Spring Market

Back for a third year, this spring market in Millarville features amazing vendors offering everything from art to baked goods. The market runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

When: May 4, 2024
Where: Millarville Racing & Agricultural Society, 306097 192 St. W., Millarville
Cost: By donation

 

Authentically Indigenous Spring Matriarch Market

Authentically Indigenous is a local, grassroots market that showcases over 40 local Indigenous makers and artists who create handmade goods, food, art, jewellery, beadwork and more.

When: May 4 and 5, 2024
Where: Kerby Centre Gym, 1133 7 Ave. S.W.
Cost: $5, or $8 for a weekend pass

 

Mount Pleasant Potters’ Guild Pottery Sale

Local potters will be selling their wares at this market. From functional, to decorative, to whimsical creations, you’ll find something unique to take home here. Funds raised support educational events of the Mount Pleasant Potters’ Guild.

When: May 5, 2024
Where: Triwood Community Association, 2244 Chicoutimi Dr. N.W.
Cost: Free admission

 

Inglewood Night Market

The first of this year’s recurring Inglewood Night Market series signals that summer is just around the corner. Celebrate that by taking a stroll through the outdoor market featuring more than 130 local vendors ranging from vintage sellers to local artisans. There will also be a beer garden, food trucks and live entertainment.

When: May 10 and June 7, 2024 (plus more summer dates)
Where: 10 Avenue and 10 Street S.E.
Cost: Free admission

 

Vintage Redefined Market

This market has tons of antiques and collectibles to browse throughout the Acadia Recreation Complex. But what lands it on this list is the inclusion of repurposed and reclaimed vintage wares.

When: May 25, 2024
Where: Acadia Recreation Complex, 240 90 Ave. S.E.
Cost: TBA

 

Saskatoon Farm Blossom Festival Spring Market

If you haven’t ventured out to Saskatoon Farm before, this market is the perfect opportunity to check it out. The spring market will feature 95 local bakers, growers and artisans.

When: May 25 and 26, 2024
Where: 20, 80181 338 Ave. E., Foothills
Cost: TBA

 

Easy Days Pop-Up Market

Head down to Calgary’s East Village area to shop from over 40 different vendors and experience a positively bumping atmosphere, with music, food, great shopping and more. You can celebrate the community and (hopefully) the good weather.

When: May 25 and June 16, 2024 (plus more summer dates)
Where: East Village Riverwalk Plaza
Cost: Free admission

 

U/D Night Market

The University District is once again hosting night markets on the last Wednesday of the month from May until September. Free to attend, the University District Night Market features live entertainment, over 40 local vendors and gorgeous outdoor greens paces.

When: May 29 and June 26, 2024 (plus more summer dates)
Where: Central Commons, University District
Cost: Free admission

 

Markets in June

 

Lilac Festival

Celebrating the blooming of the lilacs in Calgary, this one-day street festival has tons to offer the whole family. In addition to children’s activities and several musical performances, you can shop from hundreds of vendors along 4th Street S.W.

When: June 2, 2024
Where: 4th Street S.W. from Elbow Drive to 13th Avenue
Cost: Free admission

 

Market Collective

Market Collective is set to appear in a new location at Contemporary Calgary this year. Find live music, interactive workshops, snacks and more than 140 vendors selling everything from handmade jewellery, to paper goods, to puzzles.

When: June 7 to 9 and 14 16, 2024
Where: Contemporary Calgary, 711 11 St. S.W.
Cost: $7 for the weekend

 

Calgary Night Market

Head to this night market in Bridgeland to browse handmade local goods such as jewellery and bath products. There will also be food trucks and live DJs.

When: June 28, 2024 (plus more summer dates)
Where: 917 Centre Ave. N.E.
Cost: Free admission

 

Markets in April

 

The Fibre Shindig

The spring 2024 edition of The Fibre Shindig is just around the corner. In addition to supplies for knitting and sewing (fabric, yarn, patterns, kits, spindles and buttons), you’ll find ready-to-enjoy wares like fibre toys, jewellery, bags, yarn bowls and mugs. Admission includes entry into a draw for prizes.

When: April 6, 2024
Where: Genesis Centre, 7555 Falconridge Blvd. N.E.
Cost: $5, donations of hygiene products for local shelters appreciated

 

Calgary Creative Arts Guild Spring Show & Sale

At this market hosted by the Calgary Creative Arts Guild, browse the work of over 30 local artists from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. While you’re there, be sure to enter your name in the raffle draw for an original piece of art.

When: April 13, 2024
Where: Montgomery Community Centre, 5003 16 Ave N.W.
Cost: Free admission, cash donations to the Calgary Food Bank appreciated

 

The Downtown Markets Spring Market

This pop-up market is back this spring at the Deerfoot Inn & Casino. Need a reason to check it out? How about 70, including vendors offering fashion, art, crafts, food products and more.

When: April 14, 2024
Where: Deerfoot Inn & Casino, 100, 11500 35 St. S.E.
Cost: Free

 

Okotoks MarketSquare Spring Fling

This spring market, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce Lifestyle Tradeshow, will feature over 150 vendors selling handmade goods over two days. Jewellery, bath and body products, home decor items and treats are just some of the items you can buy this weekend.

When: April 13 and 14, 2024
Where: Okotoks Recreation Centre, 99 Okotoks Dr., Okotoks
Cost: $5

 

Palette Fine Art Show and Sale

The Calgary Community Painters Society is featuring nearly 60 local artists at this fine art show and sale. Shop for a new painting for your home, watch live artist demos, enter the door prize draw and more.

When: April 19 to 20
Where: Triwood Community Hall, 2244 Chicoutimi Dr. N.W.
Cost: Free admission

 

Triwood Spring Market & Plant Pop-up

Triwood’s spring market and plant pop-up will host an array of vendors offering handmade goods like soy candles, doggy beds, jerky and more, as well as anything you might need for the arrival of the spring growing season.

When: April 28, 2024
Where: Triwood Community Association, 2244 Chicoutimi Dr. N.W.
Cost: Free admission

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