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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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Here's a list of holiday bazaars and arts & crafts fairs scheduled in West Michigan in 2024:

September 2024

  • TBA – Fall & Winter Craft Showat St. Mary’s Church- 85 S. Madison Ave., Custer.

October 2024

  • 5th – Harvest Festival Craft Show/ Flea Market, Downtown Bellaire, 10am-4pm. Register at bellairechamber.org.
  • TBA – Onekama Fall Festival Craft Show at Onekama Village Park- Portage Ave., Onekama. 
  • TBA – St. Simon Applefest Arts & Crafts Show at St. Simon Family Center & Gym- 700 E. Bryant Rd., Ludington. Applications can be obtained by sending a Facebook message to Jeanne Willis or at the Ludington Area Catholic School Office.
  • TBA – Wellston Christmas Craft Show at Norman Township Community Hall- 1273 Seaman Rd., Wellston. For more information, call Denise at (231) 330-2422.
  • TBA – Manistee Marketplace/Luncheon at the Manistee United Methodist Church- 387 First St., Manistee. Call (231) 723-6219 or email office@manisteeumc.org. for more information.
  • TBA – Craft Show at Trinity Lutheran Church- 1003 Maple St., Traverse City. For more information, call Jennifer at (231) 360-3323.
  • TBA – TC Handmade Market Arts & Crafts at Traverse City Christian School- 753 Emerson Rd., Traverse City.

November 2023

  • 2nd – Holiday Gift Fair at 5780 Shanty Creek Rd., Bellaire, 10am-3pm. Register at bellairechamber.org.
  • TBA – Arts & Crafts Show at Bethlehem Lutheran Church- 1050 Peninsula Dr., Traverse City. For more information, visit bethlehemtc.org.
  • TBA – Craft & Vendor Show at American Legion Post 76- 318 N. James St., Ludington.
  • TBA – Heritage Bazaar at the Manistee First Congregational Church- 412 4th St., Manistee. Call (231) 723-5361 for more information.
  • TBA – Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show at the Ludington Senior Center- 308 S. Rowe St., Ludington. For more information, call (231) 845-6841.
  • TBA – Arts & Crafts Fair at Maple Ridge Manor- 1967 Maple Ridge Rd., Manistee. Call Erin at (269) 501-0583 for more information.
  • TBA – Long Lake Craft Show at Long Lake Elementary School- 7600 N. Long Lake Rd., Traverse City. For more information, email longlakecraftshow@gmail.com.
  • TBA – Mason County Family Events Annual Christmas Expo at Cornerstone Baptist Church- 121 Nelson Road, Ludington.
  • TBA – Fall Bazaar & Bake Sale at Trinity Lutheran Church- 17191 3rd St., Arcadia.
  • TBA – Sip & Shop Craft Show at Double JJ Resort- 5900 N. Water Rd., Rothbury. 
  • TBA – Holiday Kickoff Craft Market at Ludington Elementary School- 5771 W. Bryant Rd., Ludington, to benefit Ludington Competitive Cheerleading. 
  • TBA – Christmas Shoppe Arts & Crafts Show at the Mason County Reformed Church- 45 S. Amber Rd., Scottville.
  • TBA – Hart Mason’s Lodge Holiday Extravaganza at the West Michigan Masonic Center- 2661 N. Oceana Dr., Hart.
  • TBA – The Curated Christmas Collection show at Hoyt’s Next Door- 107 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington. Items for sale by 3 Green Green Chicks and Friends with mimosas and bloody mary’s available for purchase. For more info, contact Tara at (231) 690-1343.
  • TBA – Maker’s Market at the First Congregational United Church of Christ- 412 4th St., Manistee. For more information, call (231) 723-5361.
  • TBA – Art & Craft Show at Traverse City West Senior High School- 5376 N. Long Lake Rd., Traverse City. 
  • TBA – Christmas in Onekama Craft Show at Onekama School- 5016 Main St., Onekama.

December 2024

  • TBA – Tiger Bazaar Craft Fair at Shelby High School- 641 S. State St., Shelby. Call Sarah at (231) 736-9165 or schas@shelby.k12.mi.us for more information.
  • TBA – Band Craft Fair at Pentwater Public School- 600 E. Park St., Pentwater. For more information, call (231) 869-4100.
  • TBA – Manistee Sleighbell Craft Bazaar at Wagoner Community Center- 260 St. Mary S Pkwy, Manistee. 
  • TBA – 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 $20 which includes lunch and tables are not provided.
  • TBA – Provemont Holiday Arts & Crafts Show at St. Mary’s School- 303 St. Mary’s St., Lake Leelanau. 
  • TBA – 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. Featuring a Christmas ornament painting bar and small Christmas crafts available to create at the event, with prices ranging from $5-$20. There will also be a variety of local vendors and makers with items for sale, along with complimentary snacks and (non-alcoholic) drinks.
  • TBA – Cookie Walk & Craft Fair at Trinity Lutheran Church- 5631 W. Stony Lake Rd., New Era. Visit tlcnewera.com for more information.
  • TBA – Last Minute Christmas Bazaar at the Eagles #1354- 108 S. Harrison St., Ludington. Open to the public. Call Sue at (231) 510-0020 for more information.
  • TBA – Last Minute Gift Fair at Hamlin Town Hall- 3775 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. 
  • TBA – Yule Bazaar at Four Directions Alchemy- 507 E. Dowland St., Ludington. 
  • TBA – Christmas Cookie & Vendor/Craft Sale at Scottville United Methodist Church- 114 W. State St., Scottville. For more info, call Connie at (231) 757-2511. information, call Kathy Yoder at (231) 723-6926.

Stay tuned for information on Upcoming Holiday Bazaars and Arts & Crafts Shows in West Michigan!

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