Let us give you some ideas to help you shorten your Christmas shopping list. On Vancouver’s North Shore you have many shopping options to help you find just the right gift for everyone on your list. From brand names at major shopping centres to unique gifts at local craft markets, galleries and community shops.
November 13 – December 23, 2018
Stop by the Winter Gift Gallery at Seymour Art Gallery in Deep Cove. Buy from local artists and help support the arts in your community. From scarves to paintings, jewellery to pottery, we have your holiday gifts here – along with the perfect card to place on top!
December 8 & 9, 2018
Fall for Local is a one-of-kind shop small event, that prides itself on curating high quality modern pop-up ft. independent brands. Not only can you shop from 80 brands, but stop our free mini wreath DIY station, wrap your gifts at our free gift wrapping station, and warm up with fresh free coffee.
November 24 & 25, 2018
More than 400 original artworks by local artists will be exhibited and available for purchase at the Winter Art Sale at the historic Pipe Shop in North Vancouver. The show is presented by the North Shore Artists’ Guild and will feature a wide variety of art by established and emerging artists who live and work in North and West Vancouver, Bowen Island and Howe Sound.
November 24, 2018
Ten Thousand Villages, the oldest and largest Fair Trade non-profit organization in North America, partners with thousands of talented artisans around the world in healthy business relationships. And they’re presenting a Fair Trade Christmas Market at St. Andrew’s United Church. Make a positive difference by purchasing Fair Trade handcrafted gifts, decorations and products for the Christmas season.
November 25, 2018
December 1st, 2018
The Winter Artisan Market takes place from 4pm-7pm indoors at the Pipe Shop as part of the Shipyards Christmas Festival. At the market there are dozens of local artisan vendors selling everything from handmade soaps to homemade sauces to Christmas cards and other products.
Our neighbourhoods each have with their own mix of local shops selling unique items.
In the Spotlight: Edgemont Village
Edgemont Village has lots of family-owned shops like Giftworks, which specializes in the work of B.C. artisans. BC Playthings carries unique toys made locally and around the world. Visit 32 Books and Kidsbooks for the book lovers on your list. If you or anyone on your shopping list really loves Christmas, you must visit Trims. At Sofia Bella, you can find something fashionable for your tween. At Pizazz Gifts you will find the complete line of Pandora jewelry, as well as designer gifts and décor.
Park Royal Shopping Centre & Village
Park Royal Shopping Centre is the second largest shopping centre in Metro Vancouver. With over 280 unique shops, restaurants and services you will be sure to cross some names off your shopping list.
Santa arrives on November 18th.