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Guide to November Holiday Bazaars in Puget Sound

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‘Tis the season to begin shopping for holiday gifts, foods and decor! Shop local this year and find unique and beautiful gifts and decorations to make your holiday season bright.

Red Ribbons and Reindeer
Wednesday – Saturday
October 31, November 1, 2 and 3
Hollywood Schoolhouse
14810 NE 145th Street
Woodinville, WA 98072

Red Ribbons presents its twenty-fourth annual holiday craft show at the Hollywood Schoolhouse in Woodinville. Many talented artisans will be selling one-of-a-kind handmade holiday gifts and decorations, jewelry, specialty food items, and much more. Wednesday 1:00pm – 6:00pm, Thursday & Friday 10:00am – 8:00pm and Saturday 9:30am – 6:00pm.

Orchard Street Treasure 18th Annual Holiday Fair
Friday, November 2, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday, November 3, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Tacoma Alliance Church
2401 S. Orchard
Tacoma, WA 98466
http://www.facebook.com/OrchardStreetTreasureHolidayFair

Seasonal Holiday Craft Fair, professional craftsmen, handmade goods, seasonal decor, home-based businesses, foods and fun!

Bellevue Club Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, November 3
9:00am – 6:00pm
Bellevue Club
11200 Southeast Sixth Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
http://www.bellevueclub.com

Check off both the naughty and nice from your list while browsing through the more than 100 vendors in the Bellevue Club’s full-size basketball gymnasium and the Olympic Ballroom. This year’s vendors are ready to spread some holiday cheer. The Holiday Bazaar is free and open to the public.

Holiday Art Market
Saturday, November 3
10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday, Nov 3
10:00am – 4:00pm
Rosehill Community Center
304 Lincoln Avenue
Mukilteo, WA 98275

It’s the 4th Annual Holiday Art Market on the Sound presented by the Mukilteo Arts Guild and co-sponsored by the City of Mukilteo. Shop early for the holidays and buy local! Professional artists and artisans from Western Washington will be selling original hand made gift items and art and great prices. From fine art to fine jewelry, clothing, accessories, pottery, glass art, and much more. Free parking and admission.

SCC’s Holiday Bazaar
Saturday and Sunday
Nov 3 and 4
Saturday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Swedish Cultural Center
1920 Dexter Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
206.283.1090
http://www.swedishculturalcenter.org

This bazaar starts the season of finding wonderful Scandinavian gifts, arts and crafts, antiques and great finds for the holidays. Meatballs, pea soup and shrimp sandwiches with your shopping on Saturday, pancakes on Sunday. The bar will be open both days too!

Christmas In Seattle Gift & Gourmet Food Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 8, 9 and 10
Friday, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Washington State Convention Center
800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.showcaseevents.org

Seattle’s largest Christmas Gift & Specialty Foods event. Over 400 displays of gifts, unique handcrafted items, specialty food Sampling, entertainment, Santa & Seattle Cooking for the Holidays!

My Friends & More Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, November 10
10:00am – 5:00pm
IUOE Hall
18701 120th Ave NE
Bothell, WA 98011
425.486.5864
http://www.craftybug.com

Now in its 13th year, the annual Bothell bazaar hand picks the vendors so you get loads of variety and beautiful gift ideas from local artists and artisans. Santa arrives at 1:00pm! Parents, bring your camera for FREE photos with Santa!Pets also welcome! FREE Children’s craft and play area provided! Free Refreshments!

Emerald Downs Holiday Gift Festival
Saturday and Sunday
November 10 and 11
10:00am – 4:00pm
2300 Emerald Downs Drive
Auburn, WA 98001
253.288.7000
http://www.emeralddownsholidaygiftfestival.com

Visit Emerald Downs for all of your Holiday Gift needs and find a treat for yourself, too! Free admission with a non-perishable donation to Northwest Harvest. Local, handmade items, sweet treats, and lots of shopping for everyone on your list.

Hometown Holiday Celebration
Saturday, November 10
10:00am – 7:00pm
Main Street
Sumner, WA 98390
http://www.downtownsumner.com

Visit the shops and restaurants along Main Street in historic Downtown Sumner for an old fashioned Hometown Holiday Celebration. Enjoy festive open houses at participating shops, with refreshments and holiday cheer. Plus, Norman Rockwell “Living Art” from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.

Yulefest
Saturday and Sunday
November 17 and 18
10:00am – 5:00pm
Nordic Heritage Museum
3014 Northwest 67th Street
Seattle, WA 98117
206.789.5707
http://www.nordicmuseum.org

Begin the holiday season at this year’s Yulefest! At this popular Nordic Christmas celebration you can enjoy traditional Scandinavian entertainment featuring fiddlers, singers, and folk dancers; shop for hand-crafted gifts from our many Nordic-inspired vendors, and finish your gift shopping early this year! ou can even stock up for your holiday get-togethers at Goodies to Go where Nordic sweets are available for take-home purchase. Yulefest is perfect for the entire family, with crafts for kids and Santa Claus will even appear for photos!

Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 16, 17 and 18
Friday and Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Pier 91 – Smith Cove Terminal
2001 W. Garfield Street
Seattle, WA 98119
http://www.nwartalliance.com

Shop from over 250 Northwest artists providing handcrafted jewelry, designer clothing, paintings, works out of glass, wood, metal and more, who have met the quality standards of our judges in order to participate in this event. Continuous live music on two levels of the terminal courtesy of local musicians – with zydeco, blue grass, gypsy jazz and many other musical styles. Plus, enjoy wine tasting featuring premium wines from boutique Washington wineries.

Chick N Coop Holiday Bazaar
Friday and Saturday
November 23 and 24
Country Village Bothell
23718 Bothell Everett Highway
Bothell, WA 98021
http://www.countryvillagebothell.com

Over 50 local vendors with stockings and stuffers, party dips & rubs, ornaments & trims, confections, iron and copper works for indoor and out, slippers for Dads, cothing for dolls, goat fiber scarves, kitchen crochet, table-scape accessories, bling and bead jewelry, fused tiles and glass, feeders for the birds, beauty and bath, markers for books, master wood works, shabby chic, quilts and such, seasonal flora and fauna home decor, and so much more! Free.

EtsyRAIN Handmade Holiday Show
Friday and Saturday
November 23 and 24
Friday 11:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday 11:00am – 5:00pm
McCaw Hall
321 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109
206.733.9725
http://www.etsyrain.com

Avoid the mall crowds and truly enjoy your Holiday gift shopping with local etsyRAIN artists at the fabulous McCaw Hall at the Seattle Center this November! Featuring 107 of the best local artists and craft makers on two levels, you’re sure to find the perfect present for everyone on your gift list! FREE admission!

Thurston County Holiday Bazaar
Friday and Saturday
November 23 and 24
Friday 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thurston County Fairgrounds
3054 Carpenter Road SE
Olympia, WA 98503
http://www.co.thurston.wa.us

A truly festive holiday shopping experience. Over 100 crafters with select, handcrafted items. Snacks, lattes, kids’ section, raffle prizes and more. Free parking and free admission. Please donate non-perishable food items to the Thurston County Food Bank.

Native Holiday Gift Fair
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 23, 24 and 25
10:00am – 5:00pm
Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
4705 W Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
206.431.1582
http://www.duwamishtribe.org

The Duwamish Tribe invites the public to its Longhouse Thanksgiving weekend for a Native Holiday Gift Fair. It is a chance to buy directly from native artists and craft persons. There will be lots of holiday spirit and a big lighted tree. Unique gifts in every price range. Fine art, native crafts, regalia, cards, jewelry, t-shirts, smoked salmon and more. Lots of snacks–frybread, baked goods, hot chocolate and more. Friday, November 23 is National Native American Heritage Day! Free admission and parking for shoppers.

Bellevue Hilltop Holiday Craft Show
Tuesday – Saturday
November 27 – December 1
10:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Northwest Arts Center
9825 NE 24th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
http://www.bellevuehilltopholidaycraftshow.com

Three rooms filled with over 80 booths. Central check out. Free admission. Easy parking.

Victorian Country Christmas
Wednesday – Sunday
November 28 – December 2
Wednesday – Saturday, 10:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Western Washington Fairgrounds
110 9th Avenue Southwest
Puyallup, WA 98371
http://www.avictoriancountrychristmas.com

The Victorian Country Christmas Festival is one of the Seattle region’s favorite holiday traditions. In addition to being a massive Victorian-themed marketplace featuring crafts, food, and commercial booths, the Victorian Country Christmas includes a variety of festive entertainments and activities throughout each day. Plan to spend several hours at the festival, alternating shopping with snacks and entertainment.

Kent Winter Craft Bazaar
Friday and Saturday
November 30 and December 1
9:00am – 5:00pm
Kent Commons
525 4th Avenue North
Kent, WA 98032
http://www.smallworldproduction.com

The Kent Winter Craft Bazaar features the best Crafters and Artisans selling their hand made items, from yummy food to gifts for your pet and everything in between. No commercial vendors, only the best of hand crafted items, perfect for Holiday gifts. More than 100 vendors will display their goods at the 29th annual Kent Winter Craft Bazaar!

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