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Canmore Christmas Artisans Market, Nov. 23-24

posted by: Canmore Mountain Lodge on: October 22, 2013 07:10:14 PM

Need a unique gift for that special someone?  Want to get a jump on holiday shopping?  Want to get the holidays kick started early?  If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above, you won’t want to miss the Canmore Christmas Artisans Market on November 23, 24 & 25th.  This great family-friendly event features over 85 of the most talented crafters from all over theBow Valley region.  The event takes place at the CanmoreCollegiate High School, and the $3 admission (kids are free) all goes to support the Canmore Preschool.


What can you expect?  The market features a wide array of crafts for everyone on your list.  Whether you’re looking for home décor, art, seasonal crafts, art, or even delicious treats you won’t be disappointed at the market.  Make an impression by picking up beautiful hand blown or stained glass works from local artisans. 


Find that something special for her by browsing a large variety of locally produced jewellery, silk products, sweet treats, chocolates, and handmade soaps and paper.  Get him what he really wants with a selection of hand crafted knives, leather goods, and wood sculptures.  Spruce up your home with handcrafted furniture, professional photography, paintings and woodworks.  Don’t forget to treat yourself with the lovely hats, scarves, gloves, and handcrafted bags. 


The Canmore Christmas Artisans Market has been running for 18 years, and continues to be a favourite holiday event amongs visitors and locals alike.  Last year, the event experienced a record breaking attendance of 4,000 visitors during the three day event, and 2013 is gearing up for similar numbers.  So come on in from the cold, grab a warm beverage, and prepare to experience the works from some of the most creative minds in the Bow Valley.


If you’re staying in one of our Canmore hotel rooms,  we’re located just a 4 minute drive from the Christmas Market, making an excursion during your stay both easy and fun! 

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