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Head Start Holiday Shopping: November Craft Fairs

Get a head start on your holiday shopping this month by visiting these November craft fairs!

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Holiday season is coming up which means now is a great time to get a head start on your holiday shopping! Everyone knows who chaotic and out of control holiday shopping can be when you wait until the last minute. The store shelves become disheveled and barren, the lines to checkout are always incredibly long and you feel more pressure and stress being in the situation because you’re cutting it so close to the date. This year save yourself the stress and start your holiday shopping early at a November craft fair!

Craft fairs are wonderful places to leisurely browse for unique and handmade holiday gifts. Local vendors from all over the Island gather to showcase their passions and hard-earned work. It really is a great way to support local businesses and local Long Island residents. Plus, if you’re looking for something really unique and one of a kind to get for your loved one there’s no better place to look than a craft fair.

Evening Star Quilters 13th Annual Quilt Show – Mineola, NY
Sunday, November 9th, 10AM – 5PM

Quilters and crafters won’t want to miss out on the raffles, demonstrations, vendors, boutiques and more that 100 artistic and masterly crafted quilts on display. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 12 years of age.

St. John’s Annual Craft Fair – Lindenhurst, NY
Friday, November 14th, 10AM – 6PM and Saturday, November 15th, 10AM – 3PM

This free admission craft fair will feature jewelry, baked goods, gently used toys, handmade crafts and multiple raffles, including a sports memorabilia raffle!

Artisan Market at the Farmingdale Village Green – Farmingdale, NY
Saturday, November 15th, 10AM – 3PM

Meet the village shop owners, browse the artisan gifts, crafts, artwork, and feast on specialty foods while listening to live music as you walk around the Green during this free event.

19th Annual Autumn & Craft Festival – Selden, NY
Saturday, November 15th and Sunday, November 16th, 10AM – 6PM

Don’t miss out on the over 125 artisans and craftsman selling hand-crafted jewelry, stained glass, pottery, fine art, unique gifts, gourmet foods and holiday items. Admission is $5.

Holiday Gift Boutique – Riverhead, NY
This gift boutique will feature greeting cards, ceramics, handmade ornaments, jewelry and much more. Days & times: Weekly: Sundays 12PM – 4PM; Tuesday – Friday 12PM – 6PM; Saturdays 10AM – 4PM. Beginning Saturday November 15th through Tuesday, December 23rd.

St. Sylvester Church Holiday Fair – Medford, NY
Saturday, November 15th, 10AM – 6:30PM and Sunday, November 16th, 8AM – 2:30PM

Parking and admission are free of charge at this fair featuring crafts, baked good, granny’s attic, raffles and Santa. There will also be a café serving breakfast and lunch.

SEPTA Holiday Boutique & International Auction – Commack, NY
Monday, November 17th, 6PM – 9PM

No admission fee for this event that will feature plenty of great vendors, gifts for everyone, raffle baskets include Disney tickets, American girl doll, foursome of golf at a private club, summer camps and much more!

Holy Trinity Holiday Craft Fair – Hicksville, NY
Saturday, November 22nd, 10AM – 4PM

This free event will have over 100 vendors selling holiday gift & crafts, food and refreshments. There will also be raffles and a Chinese auction. All proceeds from the fair go to Holy Trinity students and the school.

Craft Fair & Bake Sale – Middle Island, NY
Saturday, November 22nd, 10AM – 3PM

There’s no entrance fee and plenty of parking at this fair featuring hand-crafted items from crafters all across Long Island. Shoppers will find unique holiday gifts, homemade Thanksgiving pies, jewelry, artwork and other goodies.

Walt Whitman Fine Art and Crafts Fair – Huntington Station, NY
Saturday, November 22nd, 10AM – 5PM

Browse and buy from over 100 handcrafted only vendor booths at this late November craft fair. Admission is $2.

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