Holiday Fairs, Faires, Boutiques & Bazaars

Support your local artisan while shopping for unique gifts.

Unique one of a kind gifts and crafts abound throughout Solano and Yolo Counties and the East Bay. Photo: Filimonov

SOLANO COUNTY, YOLO COUNTY & EAST BAY – If you are in the market for one-of-a-kind gifts and holiday décor, there is no shortage of craft fairs in our local area. We have located more unique gifts than you can imagine.

There is no shortage of talent in our local areas. Whether you are looking for handmade soaps, jewelry, home décor, original art, antiques, collectibles, quilts, knitting & more, you will find them all within a short drive from home.

Admission and parking are free to most of the events; some have food and beverages available for purchase. Make a day out of it with friends and family and support your local artisans.


“Bethany Lutheran Holiday Craft Fair”
November 4th and 5th from 9am – 3pm
November 6th from 9am – 1pm
Quilts, hats, scarves, jewelry, books and holiday décor. There will also be soups, hot dogs and desserts for sale. Raffle and door prizes. 621 S. Orchard Ave. Vacaville.

“Holly Days Craft & Gift Fair”
November 5th from 9am – 4pm
Handcrafted holiday gift & art wares, jewelry, woodworking and much more. Merchants in downtown Vacaville will be hosting “Open Houses” with special discounts. 300 block of Merchant St., Downtown Vacaville. For more information, visit

“Blue Star Moms Gift & Craft Fair”
November 5th from 11am – 4pm
Support the troops with your purchase at one of the 30+ vendors and crafters. Orchard Baptist Church, 301 N. Orchard, Vacaville. For more information, visit their Facebook page and click on “events”.

“New Hope Christmas Bazaar”
November 11th from 4pm – 8pm
November 12th from 10am – 4pm
Local artisans, baked goods, café dining and more. New Hope Christian Fellowship, 4910 Allison Parkway. For more information, visit

“Unity of the Valley Craft Fair”
November 19th from 9am – 3pm
Handcrafted items, baked goods and much more. Hot dog lunch available for purchase. Vendors spaces available (at time of press release). Unity of the Valley Spiritual Center, 350 N. Orchard, Vacaville. For more information, call 707-447-0521.


“Winters Salmon Festival”
November 5th from 10am – 4pm
At this annual event in Downtown Winters, you will find unique items for your gift list for those who love salmon & outdoor sport fishing and/or those who like salmon on their menu. Stay and play as there is plenty to see and do at the festival. Rotary Park, Winters For more information, visit


“Taste of Italy Holiday Event”
December 4th from 10am – 4pm
December 11th from 10am – 4pm
December 18th from 10am – 4pm
Local award-winning olive oils, balsamic vinegar from Italy and California, maple syrup from Vermont, gifts for the holidays, gift baskets and more. Pizza, beer, wine and Italian sodas available for purchase & catered by Hot Italian. Bondolio Olive Oil Company, 9352 Campbell Rd, Winters. For more information, call 916-715-9007.

Walnut Creek

“BG Craft Fest”
November 5th and 6th from 10am to 4pm
Unique handmade gifts, jewelry, home goods & more. Bedford Gallery, 1601 Civic Dr. Walnut Creek. For more information, visit

“Shadelands Holiday Faire & Victorian Teas”
November 26th though December 11th from 10am to 4pm
During this two-week event, dozens of vendors offer a wide variety of handcrafted items and gifts for sale inside the Museum. Stay for the Victorian Tea with 2 seatings at 11:30 and 1:30pm daily, $35/person, reservation required by calling 925-935-7871. For more information, visit


“Santa’s Bag Boutique”
December 2nd from 11am to 7pm
December 3rd & 4th from 9am to 5pm
Over 60 artisits with one-of-a-kind handcrafted designs and celebrity gift baskets. Lafayette Community Center, 500 St Mary’s Rd., Lafayette.



“Lions Club Christmas Boutique”
November 5th from 9am to 5pm
Over 50 vendors featuring their handcrafted wood works, crafts and jewelry. Bothwell Arts Center, 2466 8th St., Livermore. More details.


“Paws in Need Holiday Boutique”
November 5th from 10am to 4pm
A variety of vendors will offer animal-themed gifts for people and pets at Kottinger Barn, 200 Ray Street, Pleasanton. More details.


San Ramon

“San Ramon Senior Center Foundation Holiday Boutique”
November 5th from 9:30am-4pm
The perfect place to purchase that special gift for friends and loved ones. More details here.


“Crafters’ Swap”
November 5th from Noon to 2pm
December 3rd from Noon to 2pm
Meet up with other crafters at the Concord Library to swap supplies, ideas and unfinished projects. Concord Library, 2900 Salvia St., Concord. For more information, see the event article by clicking here.


“Fairfield Friends of the Seniors Craft Fair”
November 19th from 9am – 3pm
Handcrafted arts, yard art, candles, home décor and more. Fairfield Adult Recreation Center, 1200 Civic Center Dr., Fairfield. For more information, call 707-428-7421.

“Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Christmas Craft & Gift Faire ”
November 19th from 10am – 7pm
November 20th from 8:30am – 3pm
Handmade crafts, embroidery, jewelry, photography, wood crafts, personalized gifts and more. Choose from these unique and on-of-a-kind items at this benefit where proceeds will go to help families in need. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield.

“Rancho Solano Holiday Boutique”
November 20th from 10am – 4pm
Start your holiday shopping, add to it or finish it off at this unique annual event with over 75 vendors. The Clubhouse at Rancho Solano, 3250 Rancho Solano Parkway, Fairfield. For more information, call 707-399-7195.

“Holiday Plant Sale”
December 1st from 8am – 6pm
December 2nd from 8am – 5pm
December 3rd from 9am – 1pm
Give a living gift for Christmas or purchase some holiday greenery, such as wreaths or swag, for your home decorating. Solano Community College, Louise Willbourn Yarbrough Horticulture & Plant Science Institute (formerly Bldg. 1000), Parking Lot 6, 4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield. For more information, call 707-975-6856.


“Holiday Craft Boutique”
November 19th from 10am-4pm
Find the perfect gift for friends and loved ones. Dublin Senior Center, 7600 Amador Valley Blvd, Dublin. For more information, call 925- 556-4511.


“Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire”
November 18th from 10am – 6pm
November 19th and 20th from 10am – 4pm
Highlighting over 85 local and regional artists of original crafts, artwork, holiday pieces, and gourmet foods to sample, all exhibited by the artisan or craftsperson. Napa Valley Expo, 575 3rd St., Napa. For more information, call 925-372-8961.

craft-fair-soloano-yolo-east-bay-2“Santa’s Helpers Holiday Gift Faire”
December 10th from 10am – 5pm
December 11th from 11am – 4pm
Over 90 of the finest artisans have gathered together to make your holiday shopping a breeze. Antiques, collectibles, jewelry, crafts, specialty items, food and more. Napa Valley Expo, 575 3rd St., Napa. For more information, visit