Winter Market

Your local, sustainable craft market



November 30 , 2019 | 10am – 4pm

at Kits House, 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver


The Winter Market will be back at the end of November 2019! Held at Kits House, this a one-day indoor event focuses on curating local, sustainable and eco-friendly craft and food vendors. This is the perfect opportunity to get a head start on your sustainable Christmas shopping! We’ll have: 

               > 35 local sustainable vendors from jewelry, to bath & beauty, beeswax food wraps and more 

             > 7 community partners including Vancity, City of Vancouver, GTEC, and SPEC to educate you on being sustainable in your community 

               > Two all day workshops! 

                          Learn how to make a tote bag out of an old t-shirt with Boomerang Bags and use it to get your shopping done at the market 

                          Learn to reuse fabric to make cordage for gift wrapping and in other unique ways 

               > Get your gifts wrapped in a sustainable wrapping style, hosted by Vancity 

Only a $2/person suggested donation for entry 

*All proceeds from vendor fees, ticket sales, and donations go back into Kits House programs to better service the Kitsilano Community!



The Winter Market will be host to a variety of workshops aimed at reducing waste during the Holiday season and sustainable shopping.


Tote Bag Making

10:00am – 4:00pm

Join us at our tote bag making workshop! Reduce waste and shop sustainably at the Winter Market with your reusable tote bag. (Feel free to bring a t-shirt from home.)









10:00am – 4:00pm

Join our cordage making workshop and create colourful reusable cordage! Cordage can be used as ribbon for your gift wrapping. (Feel free to bring fabric from home for cordage making.)








Gift Wrapping Station

10:00am – 4:00pm

Join us at our Gift Wrapping Station by donation! All gifts will be wrapped in fabrics saved by Fabcycle in an effort to reduce paper waste. Our Gift Wrapping Station is sponsored by Vancity!








Northern Knits and Purl, Hecho and Co, Jack & Audreys, Kayo Benson, BabyLuv, Biota Fermentation, The Stubborn Baker, Indiarts Collective, Perching Clay Art, Nutmeg & Co, Rubbish 2 Ravish, life UNpacked, Periwinkle, Penny Swanson Pottery, Triom Equations, Moon Water, Ami in the City, Heike Kapp Art, Cephalopods Ink-orporated, OilHerbAndMe, Little Oolly Books, The Recipe Box YVR, Luv the Grub, Reuse Bags, Bullets n Beads, Stephanie B Creative, Cottonwood Cards, MJ’s Quilted Blankets, Folk, Enchanting Bites & Company, The True Nosh Company, La Sinfonia del Gusto, Coffee Bike, Bread & Cheese Food Truck, Leaf Filter Gutter Protection


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Kits House is an non-profit organization hosting Kitsilano’s local and sustainable Winter Market! Any profits made during the event will allow us to continue offering much-needed programs and services to the community.

The Winter Market filled 2 levels of Kits House with 35 eco-friendly, sustainable, green, socially conscious and local vendors.. if your business fit the bill, we want to hear from you!

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Reach & Demographics

  • Expected Attendance: 3,000
  • Demographics: 87% female, 13% male, 18-54 years old
  • Number of vendors: 35


Vendor Contributions

  • $85: Vendors that have participated in Autumn Fair, Winter Market and/or Westside Community Food Market between 2016-2019
  • $100: New local artisan vendors

Vendor Payment

2019 Event Sponsors