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Holiday Bazaars and Arts & Crafts Shows in West Michigan

The Christmas season is the season to shop, and your local merchants are ready for the holidays with great gift ideas and specials aimed to save you money. The stores put you in a festive mood with their colorful decorations and seasonal music. You’ll find gifts for everyone on your list and unique items you can’t get at the mall. And keeping dollars locally helps your neighbors and the community.

In addition to the store-shopping opportunities, there are numerous Arts & Crafts Shows and Bazaars during the fall where you can find handcrafted and specialty items for your Christmas gift giving.

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2022

November

November 2nd

  • 6-9pm – Paint, Sip, & Shop at Lincoln Hills Golf Course- 1527 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington. Admission is $50 per person which includes craft materials from Faire Heart, snacks, drinks and one entry for a chance to win a gift basket. Vendors include Alexis Jane Made Jewelry, 31 products by Megan Tresnak, wreaths and much more. Reserve your ticket by calling (231) 480-4533. 

November 5th

  • 8:30am-3:30pm – Craft Show at Immaculate Conception Parish- 314 Vine St., Traverse City. For more information, call Nik at (231) 645-3359.
  • 9am-4pm – Hart VFW Annual Arts & Crafts Show at Hart VFW Post 1329- 802 S. State St., Hart. Call (231) 873-4460 and speak to Barbara for more information.
  • 10am-2pm – Heritage Bazaar at the Manistee First Congregational Church- 412 4th St., Manistee. Call (231) 723-5361 for more information.
  • 10am-3pm – Annual Arts and Crafts Show at the Ludington Senior Center- 308 S. Rowe St., Ludington. For more information, call (231) 845-6841.
  • 10am-3pm – Craft & Vendor Show at American Legion Post 76- 318 N. James St., Ludington. Call Deb at (231) 690-4718 to reserve a booth.
  • 10am-4pm – Holiday Gift Faire in downtown Bellaire. For more information, call (23) 533-6023.

November 12th

  • 9am-3pm – Long Lake Craft Show at Long Lake Elementary School- 7600 N. Long Lake Rd., Traverse City. For more information, email longlakecraftshow@gmail.com.
  • 9am-3:30pm – MCE Athletic Boosters Crafts Bazaar at Mason County Eastern School- 18 Custer Rd., Custer. Call (231) 757-3733 for more information.
  • 10am-3pm – Fall Craft Show & Shopping Market at the Ludington Eagles Club- 108 S. Harrison St., Ludington.
  • 10am-3pm – Mason County Family Events Annual Christmas Expo at Cornerstone Baptist Church- 121 Nelson Road, Ludington. For more information, search the event on facebook.
  • 10am-3pm – Fall Bazaar & Bake Sale at Trinity Lutheran Church- 17191 3rd St., Arcadia. To register, visit docs.google.com
  • 10am-3pm – Fall Bazaar & Bake Sale at Trinity Lutheran Church- 17191 3rd St., Arcadia. Call (231) 889-3620 for more information.
  • 10am-7pm – The Curated Christmas Collection Sip ‘n Shop at Barley & Rye- 107 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington. Call (231) 425-4390 for more information.
  • 1-5pm – Sip & Shop Craft Show at Double JJ Resort- 5900 N. Water Rd., Rothbury. For more information, call (231) 894-4444.

November 19th

  • 9am-2pm – Holiday Arts & Crafts Market at The Pinnacle Center- 3330 Highland Dr, Hudsonville. Contact Hollie at (616) 801-3847 for more information or to reserve a space.
  • 9am-3pm – Christmas Shoppe Arts & Crafts Show at the Mason County Reformed Church- 45 S. Amber Rd., Scottville. Call (231) 757-2088 for more information.
  • 9am-3pm – Holly Berry Arts & Crafts Fair at Frankfort High School- 934 11th St., Frankfort. A suggested $2 donation is the entry fee. Take a complimentary Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride in Frankfort departing from Frankfort High School from 11am-1pm. Call (231) 352-7251 for more information.
  • 9am-3pm – Hart Mason’s Lodge Holiday Extravaganza at the West Michigan Masonic Center- 2661 N. Oceana Dr., Hart. Call (231) 873-0946 for more information.
  • 9am-3pm – Maker’s Market at the First Congregational United Church of Christ- 412 4th St., Manistee. For more information, call (231) 723-5361.
  • 10am-3pm – Traverse City West Senior High Arts & Crafts Show at 5376 N. Long Lake Rd. Traverse City. For more information, call Melissa at (231) 218-1805.
  • 10am-3pm – Christmas in Onekama Craft Show at Onekama School- 5016 Main St., Onekama.

November 20th

November 25th-December 16th

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11am-4pm; Wednesdays from 11am-6pm; and Saturdays from 11am-2pm. Art of Giving Holiday Market at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts- 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington. Sale of gifts made by local artists. 

November 26th

  • 9am-3pm – Advent Market & Craft Fair at the Oceana County Council on Aging- 4250 W. Tyler Rd., Hart. For more information, call (231) 873-4461.
  • 10am-1pm (tentative) – Christmas Market on the Pentwater Village Green- 327 S. Hancock St., Pentwater. Fresh cut Christmas trees, garland, wreaths, porch pots, swags, and more will be available for purchase from local vendors. 
  • 12-5pm – Holiday Market at Faire Heart Centre- 3408 W. US-10, Ludington. Shop Faire Heart’s in-house inventory including pre-made artisan products, Christmas ceramics, wood signs, take home kits, & more. There will also be a variety of local vendors and makers with items for sale.

December

November 25th-December 16th

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11am-4pm; Wednesdays from 11am-6pm; and Saturdays from 11am-2pm. Art of Giving Holiday Market at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts- 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington. Sale of gifts made by local artists. 

December 2nd-3rd

  • Friday from 4-8pm and Saturday from 9am-3pm – Christmas in the Country Open House & Craft Show  at the Benona Town Hall- 7169 W. Baker Rd., Shelby.

December 3rd

  • 9am-2pm – Tiger Bazaar Craft Fair at Shelby High School- 641 S. State St., Shelby. Call Sarah at (231) 736-9165 for more information.
  • 9am-2pm – Christmas Yard Sale at Scottville United Methodist Church- 114 W. State St., Scottville. For more info, call Connie at (231) 757-2511.
  • 9am-3pm – Band Craft Fair at Pentwater Public School- 600 E. Park St., Pentwater. For more information, call (231) 869-4100.
  • 9am-4pm – Christmas Craft Bazaar at Wagoner Community Center- 260 St. Mary’s Parkway, Manistee. For more information, call Kathy Yoder at (231) 723-6926.
  • 9am-5pm – Holiday Craft Fair at the Scottville Senior Center- 140 S. Main St., Scottville.  Booth applications are available at the center or by calling (231) 757-4705. Booth fee is $10 and tables are not provided.
  • 10am-3pm – Provemont Holiday Arts & Crafts Show at St. Mary’s School- 303 St. Mary’s St., Lake Leelanau. For more information, call Kama at (231) 920-4055.

December 10th

  • 9:30-11:30am – Cookie Walk & Craft Fair at Trinity Lutheran Church- 5631 W. Stony Lake Rd., New Era. Visit facebook.com for more information.
  • 10am-3pm – Last Minute Christmas Bazaar at the Eagles 1354- 108 S. Harrison St., Ludington. Open to the public. For more information, call Sue at (231) 510-0020.

2023

October

  • TBA – St. Simon Applefest Arts & Crafts Show from 9am-3pm at St. Simon Family Center & Gym- 700 E. Bryant Rd., Ludington
  • TBA – Onekama Fall Festival Craft Show from 10am-3pm at Onekama Village Park- Portage Ave., Onekama. Email patinamichigan@gmail.com for more information.
  • TBA – Fall Crawl featuring the Junquegirls’ Barn Sale at 4020 W. Victory Dr., Ludington; a Fall Craft Sale at 4366 Anderson Rd., Ludington; and Cider Pressing at Victory Town Hall- 4411 N. Stiles Rd., Scottville. The sales will begin at 9am with the cider pressing to begin at 10am. There will also be self-serve pumpkins for sale at 4823 Anderson Rd., Ludington. For more information, email sasterley@aol.com
  • TBA – Kaleva VFW Fall Bazaar from 10am-3pm at Kaleva VFW Post 6333- 13300 9 Mile Road, Kaleva. Call (231) 362-3229 for more information.
  • TBA – Manistee Marketplace/Luncheon from 9am-3pm at the Manistee United Methodist Church- 387 First St., Manistee. Call the church office at (231) 723-6219 for more information.
  • TBA – Wellston Christmas Craft Show from 9am-3pm at Norman Township Community Hall- 1273 Seaman Rd., Wellston. For more information, call Denise at (231) 330-2422.
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