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Surprise friends and family with hand-crafted gifts from Sonoma County artists and artisans, and many fairs put proceeds from the Faire back into the community. Photo by Sougata das from FreeImages
Surprise friends and family with hand-crafted gifts from Sonoma County artists and artisans, and many fairs put proceeds from the Faire back into the community. Photo by Sougata das from FreeImages

Sonoma County Holiday Craft Fairs 2019

Nov 8, 2019


By Elisabeth DeGoff-Pedroza 

Nov 29-30 ~ 40th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire ~ Every year you can support your local art and crafts vendors at the annual Rohnert Park Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire! This FREE two-day event is a great way to stay warm while shopping for your loved ones.  Bring your little ones to our Little Elves' Workshop! (ages 5-16 unsupervised - children 4 and under with parental supervision only) Our trained staff will help your children write letters to Santa, make festive crafts and decorations you can take home. Get your shopping done while the kids have fun! Food, music, great deals and crafts for the kids. 10am-4pm, at 5401 Snyder Ln, Rohnert Park. INFO. 707-588-3456 or or

Dec 1 ~ Christkindlmarkt ~There will be music, entertainment, crafts, food and more. 10a-3p at Hermann Sons Hall, 860 Western Ave, Petaluma

Dec 7 ~ Christmas Craft Fair ~ Faith Lutheran Church of Sonoma Valley ~More than 25 crafters display a wide variety of handmade gifts, fashion accessories, and home goods. Ample onsite parking with full ADA accessibility. Free, 10a-4p, Faith Lutheran Church of Sonoma Valley,  19355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. INFO. 707-938-1873, Susan Ryan,

Dec 7 ~ Christmas Bazaar~Alexander Valley Ladies Aid annual fundraiser. Find a variety of delicious home-made goodies, live and dried wreaths, ornaments, fleece blankets, painted gourds, kitchen towels, aprons, hand-painted goods, local lavender, and much, much more! Our raffle baskets are popular items, with visitors and locals alike taking home the beautifully done gifts. Proceeds of this sale are used to fund scholarships for  local graduating seniors in high school,  the Alexander Valley School Library, community charities, and to aid in the maintenance of the historic church. 10am at 6650 Hwy 168, Healdsburg. INFO.

Dec 7 ~ Bacchus Holiday Bazaar & Toy Drive~ Hosted by Gundlach Bundschu Winery. Sip, shop and get cozy by a fire at this special holiday event in our Vista Courtyard. Bring an unwrapped toy for our annual toy drive in partnership with the Sonoma Raceway, supporting Sonoma kids in need. 11am-4:30pm at Gundlach Bundschu, 2000 Denmark St., Sonoma. INFO. 707-938-5277

Dec 7 ~ Cotati Shop and Stroll~The 3rd annual Cotati Shop and Stroll 2018 will be a rain or shine event for the whole family.The street will be closed to vehicles and open vendors. Featuring artisans, food trucks, local business and services.  Santa will also make an appearance, so don’t forget your wish list! To top it all off, we will have ponies and horse and carriage rides and live music throughout the day. Don’t miss the Discover Cotati “Passport” that you can take throughout our downtown businesses and booths, get stamped, and enter to win a wonderful raffle prize. Raffle prizes are donated by our generous business community. Old Redwood Hwy between Page and West Sierra Cotati. INFO.  415-342-3952  or

Dec 7 ~ Whited Holiday Craft Fair ~ Come join us for a day of fun and shopping. Shop from over 20 local crafters, have lunch at our taco truck, sip on coffee or hot coco and enjoy some baked goods. 10am-3pm, Whited Elementary School, 4995 Sonoma Hwy., Santa Rosa, INFO. 707-539-2400, Magy Garza,

Dec 7-8 ~ Maresca “Art Barn” Studio Holiday Boutique~ Many local artisans. Shop in a festive, cozy environment for hand-crafted holiday decorations and gifts. Jewelry, mugs, pillows, scarves, bags, ornaments, boxes, cards, and much more. Refreshments will be served. 10am-5pm, The Maresca “Art Barn” studio, 16160 Watson Road, Guerneville. INFO: 707-869-9419, Sandra Maresca,

Nov 29-30 ~ The Monte Rio Holiday Wonderland Craft Fair~ A myriad of wonderful handmade gift items. Handmade jams and sauces, soy-based soaps, jewelry, sock-monkeys, creative bags, handwoven items, wooden items and more! Baked goods and snacks will be available. Fri &Sat 10-5p and 10a-4p on Sun at Monte Rio Community Center, 20488 CA-116, Monte Rio. 707-632 5545 or

Dec 7-8 ~ bijoux  ~ 10th Annual Open House and Holiday Sale~  local artists and designers bijoux - Elegant and whimsical fine arts and crafts. Perfect for gift-giving! Barbara Harris - Rowdy jewelry fashioned from unusual materials

Naomi Lasley - Ceramics created from Pit, Raku, and horsehair-fired techniques

Christina Lucas - Knitted scarves, hats, and uniquely fashioned accessories

Doug Peters - Succulents and sculptures for the artful garden

Patty Reilly - Enameled jewelry with colorful mixed media designs and materials

Paula Strother - Sculptures, assemblage, and paintings created from various sources  Free. 10-5p, 583 Harrison St, Sebastopol. 707-326-6874, Barbara Harris,

Dec 7-8 ~ Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair at Finley Community Center~  Celebrate the season with gifts for yourself or loved ones in this festive shopping experience featuring over 90 local artists. Shop for quality, hand-crafted holiday décor, home goods, jewelry, bath and body products, edibles and more all sold by the artists! Live entertainment both days! Ride Rosie the Trolley free between the Crafts Fair and the Holiday Open House at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens.Sat 10a-5p Sun 10a-4p at Finley Community Center, 2060 West Collage Ave. Santa Rosa. INFO. 707-543-3737,

Dec 1 ~ Holiday Shopping Boutique~ Fundraiser for St. Jude Children Hospital. 30 Craft vendors shop from. 10a-4p at the Flamingo Hotel, 2777 4th st. Santa Rosa. INFO. Ann Crail (facebook) 707-321-9524

Dec 13-15 ~ Annual Sebastopol Holiday Artisan Boutique!Shop for unique gifts crafted by local artists: fiber art, jewelry, vintage collectables, ceramics, photography, art and books. Also enjoy locally-sourced food. 

Fri 5-9 and all day Sat and Sun. 1782 Pleasant Hill Rd., Sebastopol.  INFO. 707-829-1729 or

Dec 7-8 ~ The 24th Annual Goddess Crafts Faire Featuring delicious food, fabulous entertainment and exquisite handmade gifts by local and regional women. The Goddess Crafts Faire is a beautiful community celebration of the coming of winter through women’s art, music and dance produced by Katrina Weaver and Kris Freewoman. We feel super excited about the magick and beauty that will be there this year. Blessed Be! $5 - $13 Suggested Donation (kids free) 11-7pm at Sebastopol Community Center, 390 Morris St., Sebastopol, INFO. 707-363-0546  or

Dec 6-8  ~ Holiday Sale - Ceramics, Fiber & Fine Arts ~  Mark your calendars for Sonoma Community Center’s annual Ceramics, Fiber & Print Studio Sale! Fifty artists will be showing and selling handmade work in all price ranges.  Shoppers will find affordable holiday gifts for the home and garden. All of the work in the sale is made at Sonoma Community Center and ranges from delicate porcelain ornaments to hand thrown serving dishes, decorative vases, wearables, cards, sculpture, and wall pieces. Free. Fri 5-8, Sat & Sun 10-3p, at Sonoma Community Center, 276 East Napa St., Sonoma INFO. 707-938-4626 or 

Dec 7-8 ~ Annual Occidental Community Crafts Faire ~  Each year in early December,  the Council sponsors the Annual Holiday Crafts Faire. All proceeds from the Faire are put back into the community. It is our major fundraiser, so please join us for a good time and a great cause, our community. The Holiday Crafts Faire highlights over 35 local and regional artists, and features our traditional bucket raffle, fabulous food, and baked goods provided by students from Salmon Creek School. We welcome you to come and participate in the activities, take a stroll through town, and visit the local merchants and businesses.  It is truly a holiday event that is not to be missed.   Proceeds from this annual fundraiser are returned to the community through programs funded by the Occidental Community Council, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization supporting local needs. 10am-5pm on Sat. and 10am-4pm on Sun. Community Center/YWCA, 3920 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental.  INFO. or or

Dec 13~ Winter Craft Faire at Live Oak Charter School~ Shop locally! Over 45 vendors, Great unique holiday gifts, handmade goods and more... 9a-5p at 175 Fairgrounds dr., Petaluma. 707-762-9020 or

Dec 1 ~ Holiday Crafterino~ This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Petaluma Holiday Crafterino! Join in the fun and get your holiday shopping done early! $1 Donation at the door. First 100 entrants will receive swag bags! The Holiday Crafterino was founded to promote local artisans and crafters as well as to raise money to benefit COTS (The Committee On The Shelterless) COTS provides meals and beds for people in need in the Petaluma area. We continue to support them by donating all raffle ticket sales and door fees to them. 10a-4p at Petaluma Veterans Memorial Hall, 1094 Petaluma Blvd. South Petaluma. INFO.

Dec 15 ~ Holiday Artisan Craft Boutique~Just in time for that last-minute perfect gift! Come visit the Holiday Boutique before and during the Gingerbread Showcase & Competition Awards Day! Featuring local artisans and crafters. Follow this event for updates on the products to be offered. 16-4p at Hotel Petaluma, 205 Kentucky Street, Petaluma. 



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