The 2023 TGCA Craft Fair was a delight!

The Craft Fair was a smashing success again this year thanks to all the vendors, fair visitors, volunteers, baker volunteers/donors, TGCA staff and  Craft Fair Committee members!

The were so many interesting and adorable products at the 155 tables that it took awhile to get to them all! Many vendors said the market was one of the best they’d been to, and that’s the highest of praise, from where we’re standing. The vendors are truly what make this event one of the most beloved in the community. 

The bake sale was a a frenzy of activity on the evening of the 17th. We had so many donations that we needed a whole other room to store them in. Our bake sale coordinator and volunteer were overwhelmed with excited customers looking for goodies for a good cause. The proceeds from the bake sale went directly to the 4th Annual TGCA Holiday Adopt-a-Family, and we’re so pleased to let you know that we’ve met our goal of $5000, with a large portion of that coming from the bake sale. Almost $1300!

The Calgary Food Bank collected 7 of their oversized boxes from the event, so thanks so much to all who brought a nonperishable food item for Calgary’s most in-need. 

Thanks again to everyone for building that community spirit as we head into the holiday season. We look forward to another Craft Fair next year and hope to see all of you there. 

Pics from this year's TGCA Craft Fair

Community market, bake sale fundraiser & food drive

In Thorncliffe & Greenview the unofficial start to the holidays is the TGCA Craft Fair, and this year we’ve got a couple of new features to get you into the spirit – a bake sale and a food drive too. Find unique items as well as your favourite vendors, and cross some of those names off your list this November!

In the TGCA Main Hall & Thorncliffe Room in the south building, parking in the east and south parking lots

Friday, Nov. 17, 5 – 9 pm & Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 am – 3 pm

Over 100 vendors, concession open, bake sale, restaurant in the building, convenient parking

Free admission – all visitors are encouraged to bring a non-perishable donation for the Calgary Food Bank

Look forward to homemade goods and artisan products of all sorts at this much beloved annual event. Greeting cards, ornaments, crocheted toys and garments, jewelry, kitchenware, décor items and much more! But no manufactured or pyramid products.

New in 2023! Bake Sale to benefit the annual TGCA Holiday Adopt-a-Family. Enjoy seasonal baked goods prepared in the community and feel good about supporting local families in need this holiday season. We’re looking for volunteer bakers! For more info about volunteering, click here.

Drinks, warm snacks, and treats at our concession or have a delicious, reasonably priced meal in The 56 restaurant downstairs.

Special needs parking and ramp by the main hall lobby doors on the southeast side on the centre.

The TGCA is not accepting anymore vendors at this time. If you are a registered 2023 vendor and you have questions, please contact Lynn at

TGCA Programming & Community Engagement Coordinator

Programming and Community Engagement Coordinator at the TGCA,

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