Editor’s note: This is a compilation of submitted regional holiday craft/vendor shows scheduled in the coming weeks. To add your event, please email us at email@example.com.
BUCKHANNON — What better way to spread Christmas cheer than gifting handmade crafts to your loved ones? Local crafters have joined forces to bring you an abundance of Christmas craft and vendor shows across North Central West Virginia throughout this holiday season.
Whether shoppers are in search of a live tree, small ornaments, baked goods, or figurines, vendors are eager to showcase their work and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year — with you!
My Buckhannon has recently partnered with the Upshur County Convention & Visitors Bureau to bring our readers a list of those local vendors and craft shows. See the list below of shows taking place in Belington, Bridgeport, Buckhannon, Clarksburg, Elkins, Ellamore, Glenville, Philippi and Weston.
Visit the Upshur County Convention & Visitors Bureau at 14 East Main Street in Buckhannon to learn more about Upshur County’s lovely people, places, things and events!
Full list of shows:
- Dec. 1-2 – Christmas Craft Show & More
- Dec. 1 – Christmas In The Hills — Gilmer County Ceos Holiday House
- Dec. 2 – Hodgesville Elementary School PTO Christmas Vendor Show
- Dec. 2 – Elkins Community Christmas Bazaar
- Dec. 2 – Christmas In The Glen
- Dec. 2 – Uptown Christmas Craft & Vendor Show
- Dec. 8 – BU Home For The Holidays
- Dec. 9 – Davis & Elkins Nursing Association Holiday Craft Show
- Dec. 10 – Market On Main — Mistletoe & Mimosas
- Dec. 12-13 – B-UHS Student Art & Craft Show
- Dec. 16 – Christmas In The City Craft & Vendor Show
- Dec. 16 – Indoor Country Christmas Craft Show
- Dec. 17 – Christmas Craft Show
CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW & MORE
- Friday, Dec. 1, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. & Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Philippi City Gym, Main Street in Philippi, WV
Crafts, concessions and more will be available during the show! This event is sponsored by Volga Century 4-H and the City of Philippi. To learn more about this show, please contact Crystal Jack by phone at 304-904-0806 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHRISTMAS IN THE HILLS — GILMER COUNTY CEOS HOLIDAY HOUSE
- Friday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Gilmer County Recreation Center Dining Hall, 1365 Sycamore Run in Glenville, WV
Lunch is available for purchase during the show. Presale tickets are $10. Tickets at the door are $12. Lunch will be served beginning at 11:30 a.m. The menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes, rolls, dressing and dessert. Crafts will be on sale as well. There’s truly something for everyone! There will be handmade crafts, quilts, crochet items, handcrafted soaps, scents and more.
For more information or questions, please call the Gilmer County Extension Office at 304-462-7061. Follow Gilmer County, WV, CEOs on Facebook for more event information.
HODGESVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTO CHRISTMAS VENDOR SHOW
- Saturday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- The Outpost and Event Center, 20 Raella Lane in Buckhannon, WV
Free entry into the show. Silent auction items are available. Pictures with a special guest are available for only $5! Proceeds from the event will help support the students and staff at Hodgesville Elementary School. Learn more about this event on the Hodgesville Elementary School Facebook page.
ELKINS COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS BAZAAR
- Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Phil Gainer Community Center, 142 Robert E. Lee Avenue Ext in Elkins, WV
Welcome the holiday season on the first Saturday in December at the Phil Gainer Community Center.
The Elkins Community Christmas Bazaar will feature a unique variety of vendors, pictures with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and furry friends from the Randolph County Humane Society. Concessions will be available for purchase. Admission is free; however, a donation of a new/unused toy to benefit Randolph County Toys for Tots is strongly encouraged. Learn more about the 2023 Elkins Community Christmas Bazaar on Facebook.
CHRISTMAS IN THE GLEN
- Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Gilmer County Recreation Center, 1365 Sycamore Run in Glenville, WV
Handmade crafts by local crafters and artists will be available to purchase. Concessions will be made available by the Gilmer County Recreation Center. A FREE kids’ Christmas ornament craft from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. provided by Glenville State University Education Department. Christmas Mini Photoshoot by Freeland Photography. Raffles and 50/50 drawings available.
UPTOWN CHRISTMAS CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW
- Saturday, Dec. 2
- The Uptown Event Center, 305 Washington Ave in Clarksburg, WV
A total of 25 vendors, concessions, games, drawings and Christmas music! Vendor registration is now closed. Send Jackie Fisher a message on Facebook to learn more about this event.
BU HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
- Friday, Dec. 8, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Buckhannon-Upshur High School, 270 BU Drive in Buckhannon, WV
The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Fine Arts Department will present BU Home for the Holidays on Friday, Dec. 8. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with a $7 admission. Santa will be available for photos. 50/50 raffle. Silent auction concessions and an evening of holiday music from B-UHS band, jazz band, orchestra, choir, Soundwaves, elementary choirs, and the Buckhannon Community Band. Learn more about this event on the BU Home for the Holidays Facebook Event here.
DAVIS & ELKINS NURSING ASSOCIATION HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW
- Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- D&E Gymnasium – McDonnell Center, 312 Allen Drive, Elkins, WV
Please join D&E Nursing Association for the Nursing Program’s Holiday Craft Show! Back for another year – grab all the gifts you didn’t know you needed! This Facebook event will be updated with confirmed vendors. If you are a vendor and are interested in signing up, please contact Stormie Cawthon via email at email@example.com.
MARKET ON MAIN — MISTLETOE & MIMOSAS
- Sunday, Dec. 10
- The “O” by Oliverio’s, 2036 Anmoore Road in Bridgeport, WV
Local marketers, small business showcases, and delicious cocktails. Make sure to snap a photo with Santa Gene before you leave!
B-UHS STUDENT ART & CRAFT SHOW
- Tuesday, Dec. 12 & Wednesday, Dec. 13, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Buckhannon-Upshur High School, 270 B-U Drive in Buckhannon, WV
Items are made by B-UHS student organizations. Proceeds will benefit those same B-UHS student organizations. Follow the B-UHS Fine Arts Department on Facebook to learn more.
CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW
- Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- The Stockert Youth & Community Center, 79 East Main Street in Buckhannon, WV
Spread Christmas cheer by attending the Christmas in the City Craft & Vendor Show on Saturday, Dec. 16, at Stockert Youth & Community Center in Buckhannon. Send Jackie Fisher a message on Facebook to learn more about this event.
INDOOR COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW
- Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Barbour County Fairgrounds — Rt. 250 between Belington & Philippi, WV
Vendor spaces are available outside for individuals who want to sell live Christmas trees, wreaths, wooden Christmas figurines or other outdoor crafted holiday items. Hot food, drinks, and 50/50 tickets available to purchase inside the venue. A silent auction will be hosted for the public to bid on items of their liking for a chance to win. Door prizes will be drawn every hour.
Please see vendor table payment/set-up options:
- $20 fee for table, 2 chairs and electric hook-up (vendors must supply their own extension cords)
- $15 for a non-electric space, table and 2 chairs
- $10 for a non-electric space, no tables or chairs
For more information, please contact Patty Delauder at 304-621-3382 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about this event on the Country Christmas Craft & Vendor Show Facebook Event.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW
- Sunday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- The Outpost & Event Center, 20 Raella Lane in Buckhannon, WV
With 35 craft vendors, Christmas music, and warm drinks from The Daily Grind this sounds like a recipe for a good time! $25 per vendor space. 10×10 area with 8-foot table and two chairs provided. No hot foods will be sold. Baked goods, crafts, pallet sales and more are welcomed. Message Kelsey Wilson on Facebook for more details. Payments accepted include PayPal, Venmo, Facebook Pay, check and CashApp.