Festive Craft Fairs to start the 2023 Holiday Season on Cape Cod

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tis the season for holiday craft fairs on cape cod

It seems to sneak up on us earlier every year but the season for holiday craft fairs on Cape Cod has arrived. A much-awaited season by many who love to gather their friends and set off to discover what new creations the crafters have been up to this year. A time to explore the crafts and focus on finding that special gift that will delight our loved ones. An added bonus is that many of the fairs offer live music, luncheons, yummy treats and beverages to make the experience festive.

Holiday Craft Fairs on Cape Cod:

holiday craft fairBrewster Baptist Holiday Fair

November 4th 9am-3pm

Brewster Baptist Church, 1848 Main St, Brewster

One of the earliest Holiday Fairs on the Cape, you will find hundreds of crafts, baked goods attic treasures, harvest products and fresh floral arrangements at the Brewster Baptist Holiday Fair. Not only will it get you in the holiday spirit but it will warm you heart further, knowing that 100% of the church’s proceeds will be donated to 4 local charities including the Family Table Collaborative.

A Different Drummer Holiday Craft Fair

November 4th & 5th 10am-4pm

Monomoy Regional High School, 75 Oak Street, Harwich

There will be a blended mix of over 40 crafters from Cape Cod and all over New England.There will be a variety of handcrafted items on display, from home decor, lotions, soaps, art work, pottery, jewelry, photography, candles, wood planters and much more. Start your holiday shopping early with quality handcrafted items from local folks at A Different Drummer craft fair.

holiday fairHometown Homemade Fall Craft Sale

November 4th 7am-11:30am

Plymouth North High School, 19 Obery Street, Plymouth, MA

This fair features strictly homemade items.Doors open early at 7am, so come early so you have time to explore the 100 booths, raffles and much more.

Shop Sandwich First Holiday Market

November 9th 3pm- 8pm

holiday craft fairsSagamore Inn Tent, 1131 Sandwich Road, Sagamore

A shopping extravaganza located at the Canalside Pavillion at the Sagamore Inn with a fine array of gifts available from local shops to begin the holiday shopping season in style. Be sure to check out the beautiful Christmas tree adorned by glass blown ornaments that will be auctioned off to the highest bidder.


Christmas Fair

November 10th 1:30-6:30pm & November 11th 9am-2pm

John Wesley United Methodist Church at 270 Gifford Street, Falmouth

Dinner will be served on Friday from 2-6pm and lunch on Saturday at 11am. There will be items for sale including Baked Goods, Jams, Crafts, Boutique Clothing, Attic Treasures, Jewelry, Sweet Treats, Puzzles, Books, Wooden Treasures and more. Don’t forget to bid on the Silent Auction items- including

Holiday Craft Fair

November 11th & 12th 10:00am-3:30pm

tis the season for holiday craft fairs on cape cod

Cape Cod Tech, 351 Pleasant Lake Ave, Harwich

Over 100 Crafters, all selling hand-crafted items to benefit the Cape Cod Tech students that are attending the SkillsUSA Competition. All weekend with Free Admissison.

Wrap It Up!

November 15th- December 31st (Museum Hours)

60 Hope Lane, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis

Cape Cod Museum of Art’s Members Holiday Show & Sale. This exhibition of members’ artwork encourages visitors to give the gift of LOCAL ART to friends and family this holiday season.  Wrap it Up! will be open to the public, free of admission, during regular Museum hours through December 31, 2023. All artwork in Wrap it Up! will be for sale in the Museum and also online (new this year)!Patriots Tickets!

Cranberry Fair

November 18th 9am-2pm

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 310 Route 137, Harwich

highfield2 resizeThe annual Cranberry Fair at St. Peter’s takes place from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm, with lunch served in the Cranberry Food Court from 11am to 1pm. Besides holiday gifts, you will also find amazing attic treasures, baked goods, jewelry, knitted items and a silent auction! This free event will offer something special for the whole family!  One of the holiday craft fairs on Cape Cod with a cause; the proceeds of this fair benefit local homeless students.

Outdoor Holiday Market

November 24th & 25th 3 sessions per day (11am-1pm,1-3pm, 3-5pm)

Truro Vineyards & South Hollow Spirits, 11 Shore Rd, N.Truro

The annual outdoor market at Truro Vineyards & South Hollow Spirits featured local Cape Cod artists selling their fabulous creations. This after-Thanksgiving event is a great time to start your holiday shopping while sipping on a glass of wine or cocktail.

You do need to make a reservation as there are three separate sessions, each 2 hours long.  Lunch will also be available for sale from the Crush Pad Food Truck on site.

Family Christmas Fair

November 25th 9am-2pm

St John’s, 841 Shore Rd, Pocasset

More than 50 artisan, crafters and vendors all selling unique gifts and stocking stuffers. There will be a fun-filled raffle, baked goods. Refreshments and lunch will be available for purchase.

Gingerbread Lane & Artist Market

November 24th  & 25th 11am-3pm

 Hyannis Harbor Overlook, 51 Ocean Street, Hyannis

For this special Cape Cod Artisan Holiday Market the artist shanties will be decorated like gingerbread houses with candy décor and open to the public to shop for that special gift. There will be also be free crafts, music and fun for all ages.

There will be a special pop-up Belgian Holiday Cabana at the Snack Shack, serving yummy hot chocolate melts. and other special treats. Santa will be available both days from 12:30 to 1:30pm. Free Parking at Barnstable Town Hall parking lot.

highfield resizeHolidays at Highfield Hall

November 24th – December 10th 10am-4pm

Highfield Hall, 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth

Highfield Hall is decorated for the holidays, sure to get you in a festive spirit, while you browse their artisan-filled gift gallery showcasing one-of-a-kind arts and crafts for the discerning shopper in search of that special something. While you are shopping you can wander through their Holidays through the Generations display. Enjoy the holiday train display set up by the Nauset Model Railroad Club. Admission $10, children and military free.

Plymouth Holiday Market

December 2nd & 3rd  8am-2pm

Plymouth Memorial Hall, 83 Court Street, Plymouth

This 2-day market will showcase a mix of over 100 local handmade vendors on two floors of the historic Memorial Hall for your holiday shopping adventure. Featuring giftable art and designer wares, home goods, jewelry, specialty food, vintage, antiques and much more in downtown Plymouth.

Start the Season with Holiday Craft Fairs

If the holiday craft fairs on Cape Cod have put you in a festive mood, be sure to keep up-to-date with our Events Calendar to find more holiday events, as the season gets into full swing on the Cape.

The Cape Region is known for its many talented local artisans, and you will find  Craft Fairs throughout the year.




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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Nancy Newman

    I would like to know how to become a vender

    1. Heidi Blake

      Hi Nancy. You will need to contact the individual craft fair websites for more information.

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