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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

Holiday Craft Fairs 2019

Nov 8, 2019



By Elisabeth DeGoff-Pedroza 

Nov 2 ~ Penngrove Market's 1st Annual Art & Craft Fair ~ benefit for Penngrove Elementary School. Local vendors of all kinds, live music, samples and food. 10am-6pm at Penngrove Market, 10070 Main St, Penngrove. INFO. Shaina at

Nov 2 ~ The Theta Zeta Chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority of Cloverdale~  23rd Annual Holiday Craft  Show. Crafters will be selling their handmade crafts and a light lunch, snacks and dessert will be offered along with their wonderful basket raffle. 9a-4p. Cloverdale Veterans Memorial Bldg., 205 First St. Cloverdale. INFO. Carolyn Ramos 707-894-2037

Nov 2-3 ~ Salmon Creek ArtWalk Open Studios and Holiday Show~  Local and guest artists show works and give demonstrations in a variety of media: painting, photography, stained glass, figurative sculpture, handmade footwear and custom leather goods, ceramics, prints, jewelry, wood mounted clocks. Find wonderful holiday gifts and enjoy our unique coastal village. 10a-4p at 2255 Ca 1, Bodega Bay. 707-875-9609 •

Nov 2 ~ Windsor Senior Center Handmade Craft Fair & Fundraising Bake Sale ~ Celebrate the season with gifts for yourself or loved ones in this festive shopping experience featuring local Windsor crafters. Shop for quality, hand-crafted holiday décor, home goods, jewelry, bath and body products, edibles and more all sold by the artists! Admission is free to the public. Interested in being a vendor? Vender applications may be picked up at the Windsor Senior Center front desk. Only handmade craft items may be sold. 10a-2p. Windsor Senior Center- 9231 Foxwood Dr, Windsor

Nov 2-3 & 9-10 ~ Tomales Crafty Critters Holiday Boutique~  Come join the fun at our annual Holiday Boutique! You will find a vast variety of unique hand crated items including all the upcoming holidays. We have over 250 types of Christmas ornaments; floral arrangements & wreaths; wood painted items; jewelry; knitted & crochet items; gift & pet items; holiday candy favors; fun bags; kiss bugs; magnets, chip clips, stocking stuffers and much much MORE!  10a-5p at, 500 Cerini Rd, Tomales. INFO. Tomales Crafty Critters, Janet 707-878-2423

Nov 2-3 & 9-10 ~ 11th annual Holiday Boutique Craft Fair ~ presented by Sonoma Valley Woman's Club. The Sonoma Valley Woman’s Club is holding its 10th annual Holiday Boutique Craft Fair at its historic clubhouse one-half block from the Sonoma Plaza located at 574 First Street East. The boutique is being held on TWO consecutive weekends. One can find many one-of-a-kind gifts to choose from created by one of the 20+ artists participating. Items for sale include original jewelry, ceramics, fiber crafts, crochet/knit wear, handcrafted soaps and potions, baby items, holiday décor and much more! Purchase tickets for an opportunity drawing to win an item of your choice from one of the artists. Hot dogs and baked goods will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the Woman’s Club scholarship fund for SVHS and local elementary school libraries. 9am-4pm. 574 1st St E. Sonoma. INFO. Dorothy Lund or . 707-235-5153

Nov 2-30 ~ Healdsburg Craft Market, at the Healdsburg Farmers Market ~ The month of November is special at the Healdsburg Farmers’ Market. We open up a 3rd aisle and fill it with beautiful craft! How perfect to be able to do your grocery and gift shopping at the same time! RAIN OR SHINE. 8:30am-16pm atWest Plaza Parking Lot,North and Vine Streets,(one block west of the Plaza) Healdsburg.INFO. 707 824-8717 or

Nov 3 ~ Madonnas Country Village Holiday Shopping Fair ~ 1-4pm at Mary Agatha Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Hwy. Windsor. INFO. 707-837-7620 or

Nov 9th ~ Altamont Senior Holiday Bazaar ~9am-3pm at 300 Enterprise Drive, Rohnert Park~ Two Full Floors of Shopping, Food, & Fun! Handmade Crafts for Sale, Unique gift items direct from the makers ~ Bake Sale, Pick up some treats just like Grandma used to bake ~ White Elephant Sale, Find a special treasure for yourself. ~ Snack Bar, A place to rest and have coffee and pastries. ~ Raffle Tickets for sale.  Proceeds provide activities for senior residents, winner need not be be present.  ~ There will also be a special 50/50 raffle on the day of the Bazaar for which the winner must be present.  The 50/50 drawing will be at 3:00 pm .   INFO. Cheryl Newcomer, Altamont Activities Committee

Nov 10 ~ Patchwork Show Santa Rosa Makers Festival ~ Shop handmade and independent goods from 165+ local makers at Patchwork Show in Santa Rosa at the Fairgrounds. FREE to attend & family friendly! PLUS DIY crafting, food and music. 16-6p at Sonoma County Fair & Event Center, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa.

Nov 9 ~17th Annual Harvest Fair ~Join us for our 16th Annual Harvest Craft Fair featuring jewelry, clothing, handmade goodies, food and accessories. Free. 9am-1pm. Springfield Place, 101 Ely Blvd. S. INFO. 707- 769-3300

Nov 9 ~ The Annual Cazadero Holiday Crafts Fair ~ 20 craftspeople with wonderful handmade items for you to enjoy, including soaps, journals and cards, holiday decor, delicious homemade baked goods. jewelry, wonderful sock-monkeys and more! 10a-4p at the downtown Fire Station #1 on Cazadero Hwy. 707-632-5545 or

Nov 10-11 ~ IVA HLADIS’ Holiday Trunk Show ~ Local multi media artist exhibiting her jewelry, drawings, paintings, mixed media art and prints. 11am - 5pm at the Calabi Gallery, 456 Tenth Street, Santa Rosa.

Nov 15 ~ Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair ~ fine art, ceramics, jewelry, poetry and books for holiday shoppers looking for special, handcrafted gifts. All of the artists showcased are members of Sebastopol Center for the Arts and regularly have items for sale at the SCA Store on a rotating basis year-round. Attendees may recognize some of the more well-known artists such as watercolorist Sally Baker, artist and poet Sherrie Lovler, ceramicist Larry Robinson and paper sculptor Nancy Winn among others. 10a-8p at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 South High Street, Sebastopol

Nov 17 ~ FALL Boutique ~ Come shop over 30 vendors and support our raffle table for the American Cancer Society. 10a-4p at The Flamingo Resort Hotel and Conference 2777 4th St, Santa Rosa. Ann Crail.

Nov 18 - Jan 1~ Holidays Along the Farm Trails ~ Hosted by Sonoma County Farm Trails. Join us for Holidays Along the Farm Trails mid-November through New Years. Meet your farmers, vintners and artisan producers; cut down your own Christmas tree; shop for home-grown and handmade gifts; source ingredients for your holiday meals; see how cheese is made; greet farm animals; sample delicious food; and discover some of Sonoma County's best kept secrets! Most of the stops are FREE. All you need is transportation, a map of your route, a cooler to keep your purchases fresh, and a sense of adventure. Register for free to SAVE THE DATE, and as we get closer to the event ticket holders will receive the list of participating farms with a link to an interactive map highlighting all of the offerings and destinations for each weekend. Your attendance will directly support our community and contribute to tangible wildfire relief efforts at participating destinations.10am, Sebastopol. INFO: 707-837-8896 Reserve your spot:

Nov 22-24 ~ Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire ~ Come be part of a Napa Valley holiday tradition! Shop, Eat, and be Merry! The Faire highlights 85 local and regional artists of original crafts, artwork, holiday pieces, and gourmet foods – exhibited by the artists that make them!  Holiday music and spirit abounds as you stroll the hall and visit with the artists. Christmas ornaments & holiday decorations, fine & costume jewelry, watercolors, photography, pottery, metal work, soaps & lotions, garden & yard art, clothing & tie dye, blown & stained glass items, crocheted & knitted hats, scarves, & clothing, kids toys, pet items, candles, dolls, turned wood ~ many great holiday gifts! The fair includes many gourmet food booths as well, many of which you can sample as you go: olive oils, vinegars, mustard, jams & jellies, cheese & breads, nuts & dried fruits, spice blends, sauces and seasonings, and special treats and home-baked goodies from the Greater Napa Valley Lion’s Club at their annual fundraiser. The Faire also features a full gourmet kitchen serving a variety of hot lunches, dinners, and desserts – home-made deliciousness! This is a great way to get your Christmas shopping done early  ~ from stocking stuffers to works of art ~ with the personal touch ! The ‘Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire’ is held at the Napa Valley Expo at 575 Third Street, Napa, in the Chardonnay Hall.  Hours are: Friday & Saturday: 10:00 - 6:00, and Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00.  Admission and parking are free. Traditions and holidays go together, so come celebrate our 47th year with us at ‘Gifts ‘n Tyme’ ~ Shop, Eat, and be Merry ~ For further information, please email Kim: or call  925-372-8961


Nov 23 ~ Christmas Craft Faire ~ Quality Crafts from church crafters and outside vendors. Hot Dogs, snacks and homemade sweets for sale. 10am -3pm at Petaluma United Methodist Church, D. St. at 5th St. Petaluma. INFO. Judy 707- 763-0144 or 762-9785 


Nov 23 ~ Zen Fest Holiday Fair ~An abundance of locally sourced and crafted gifts, delectable treats, and our signature jams. Huge book sale, estate and rummage, and spiritual practice supplies. Raffle for a Ren Brown collectible, private tour of local artist Patrick Amiot’s home studio, and horseback trail rides. Great deals to be had in our Silent Auction: fine art, getaways, bodywork, local services and more! Warm lunch from 11:30-1:30; live music and hula performances following lunch. 9a-3pm at the Masonic Center 373 North Main St, Sebastopol. INFO.,,  707-829-1169


Nov 23- Dec 30 ~ Annual Holiday Gift Gallery ~ Each year, Healdsburg Center for the Arts displays and sells a bounty of artist made goods to fill the gallery during the holiday season. 2019 will mark the 18th Annual Gift Gallery and this years collection of gift items will not disappoint! Free & open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Wine will be available. 11-6p at Healdsburg Center for the Arts, 130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg


Nov 23-24 ~ 15th Annual Joy Art Walk & Holiday Sale~ Join us for the 15th annual family-friendly holiday event held in an enchanted barn and historical Schoolhouse in Occidental CA. 16 artists at two locations within short walking distance on Joy Road. Discover Paintings, Jewelry, Metal Sculpture, Paper Goods, Terrariums, Holiday Ornaments and more unique holiday gifts. All made locally by Sonoma County artists. Festive setting, hot tea, cider and snacks too! Schoolhouse Gallery and Joy Ridge Ranch Art Barn, 2400 & 2502 Joy Road, Occidental.


Nov 23-24 ~ 4th Annual Fall Craft & Vendor Fair~ Hosted by Mystical Rose Events. When it is time to decorate for the holidays, stock up on cosmetic necessities, buy clothing & gifts for yourself, family and friends....Come do your one stop shopping right here at the 4th Annual Fall Craft & Vendor Fair. Enjoy your shopping experience with catered Mediterranean-themed food both days and beer & wine-on Saturday only. Free Admission!! 10a-4p at Santa Rosa Veterans Building, 1351 Maple Ave, Santa Rosa. INFO. Mary 707-494-9202

Nov 23-24 ~  West County Craft Faire~The Sebastopol Grange is hosting the 19th Annual West County Craft Faire, Saturday and Sunday, November 23rd and 24th, from 11 am to 4 pm. This event is FREE and FUN! We will have over 40 North Bay crafters to offer their hand made goods. Our Crafters make a variety of items: jewelry, soaps and lotions, wearable goods, ornaments, felted creations, and home crafted fun of all shapes and sizes. A unique way to shop very locally for the holidays. There will be a food truck on both days providing food for sale. We always have some yummy beverages in the kitchen to enjoy by donation. A selection of gift baskets, full of the fair’s wares, will be raffled each day to benefit a local youth climate action group. This is known to be one of the most exciting raffles. What began in homes and backyards by a group of friends to build strong community support and resilience, grew and joined with the Grange in 2011 to create a local market for crafters and shoppers that has benefited numerous non-profits in Sonoma County including the Ceres Project, the Women’s Room Shelter, the Inter-Faith Food Pantry, the California HomeMakers Association and the Bike to School Coalition to name a few past recipients. 11a-4p. Sebastopol Grange Hall, 6000 Sebastopol Ave, on Hwy 16. INFO:

Nov 23-24 ~ 15th Annual Joy Art Walk and Holiday Sale  ~ 16 local artists and crafters. 11-5. 2 locations, 2400 and 2502 Joy Rd, Occidental.

Nov 22-24 ~ Sonoma County Holiday Home & Gift Show ~ The 25th Annual Sonoma County Holiday Home & Gift Show is the place you need to be for all your home and holiday needs.  Whether you need last minute home improvements before the holidays or you are looking for a one of a kind gift for that special someone.  The Sonoma County Holiday Home & Gift Show has your covered! Fri 16-7p, Sat 10a-7p Sun 10a- 5p, at Sonoma County Home Shows 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa. 800-655-0655 or

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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