The Thanksgiving holiday is almost upon us. As usual, fall and Thanksgiving bring with it a huge assortment of fall craft fairs in Hawaii. There is no shortage of them in the month of November, and the 2012 Thanksgiving fall craft fair calendar looks to be the most robust one yet.
There are craft fairs going on throughout the month of November in Hawaii. Take a moment to view this calendar and pick one that you would like to check out.
2012 Hawaii Thanksgiving Fall Craft Fair Calendar
5 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3, Wai‘oli Tea Room lanai and Ginger Room, 2950 Manoa Road. Handcrafted chenille and tablecloth handbags, mother-and-daughter clothing, lace, linen, shabby chic, cottage, Victorian and country-style items, furniture, pottery, jewelry and more. Call 226-7119.
Pearl City Hongwanji Buddhist Women’s Association’s Annual Craft Fair
8 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 3, Pearl City Hongwanji Mission, 858 2nd St. Crafts, plants, flowers, produce, “Wisteria Delights” cookbook, food, baked goods and more. Call 455-1832.
Kailua Autumn Fair
8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Kailua Elementary School, 315 Kuulei Road. Sponsored by Creations of Hawaii. Call 239-7955 or visit goo.gl/ddUSu.
Season’s Best Kaimuki Craft & Gift Fair
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3, Aliiolani Elementary School, 1240 7th Ave. More than 200 booths. Additional parking at St. Patrick’s Church for a fee. Call 683-6064.
Kaimuki Community Church’s First Annual Bazaar
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 3, Jefferson Elementary School, 324 Kapahulu Ave. Handmade crafts, baked goods, rummage sale, collectibles, keiki games and live entertainment.
Salvation Army Women’s Ministries Craft Fair
8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 3, Salvation Army, 296 N. Vineyard Blvd. Handmade items, white elephant, baked goods and yard sale. Free. Call 521-6551.
Aiea High School Craft & Fun Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3, school campus. Call 382-7713.
First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu’s Annual Bazaar
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3, Koolau Golf Club, 45-550 Kionaole Road, Kaneohe. Baked goods, crafts, quilts, clothing boutique, farmers market with plants and flowers, silent auction and a Teddy Bear Clinic (keiki can bring their favorite stuffed animal for a checkup or first-aid treatment with doctors and nurses). Call 532-1111.
Leilehua Project Grad 2013’s Holiday Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3, Leilehua High School cafeteria. Christmas gifts and crafts; farmers market with produce, plants and orchids; Air Riflery and Archery Zone; entertainment; door prizes. Call 478-5873 or email 2013LHSprojectgrad@gmail.com.
31st Trash & Treasure Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, fifth-floor ballroom. Early admission at 8 a.m. for JCCH and TEMARI members. Call 536-4566.
3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 8-9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 5228 Apo Drive, Aina Haina. Paintings, jewelry, ceramics, kitchen accessories, Christmas dolls, Santas, snowmen, miniature trees and more. Email email@example.com.
Season’s Best Jefferson Elementary School Craft & Gift Fair
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 324 Kapahulu Ave. More than 120 booths. Call 683-6064.
Windward Church of the Nazarene/Windward Nazarene Academy Craft Fair & Car Wash
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10, Bay View Golf Park, 45-285 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Arts and crafts, baked goods, holiday and gift items, candles, Tupperware and more. Vendor space available. Call 888-9386.
Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji’s Unique Boutique Sale
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 45-520 Keaahala Road. New and pre-owned household goods, home decor, collectibles, crafts, Hawaiiana, plants and more. Call 247-2661.
Noelani Elementary School Craft & Children’s Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 2655 Woodlawn Drive. More than 125 booths, baked goods, food and Children’s Fair (nominal cost for activities) with games, bouncers, rides and a fishpond. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
37th Annual Fall Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10, Hickam Arts & Crafts Center, 335 Kuntz Ave. Food, horse rides, craft demonstrations and more. Open to the public; enter through Kuntz Gate (driver’s license required) or via Elliott Street. Visit goo.gl/TCHGS.
Honolulu Waldorf School’s Handcrafters’ Market Day
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, 350 Ulua St., Niu Valley. Find beautiful and unique holiday gifts from 50 local artisans. Call 255-5200.
Diamond Head Arts & Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 11, Kapiolani Community College grounds. The 20th-anniversary event features 225 vendors. Sponsored by Hawaii Recreation and Park Society.
Fort Street Mall Holiday Fair
7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 15 throughout the downtown mall area. Call 441-4995.
34th annual Holiday Boutique
4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, 735 Nunu St., Kailua. Jewelry, clothing, stained glass, jellies, clothespin dolls, gift items and more. Call 254-2767.
Noon to 8 p.m. Nov. 16, 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 17, 120 Kuupua St., Kailua. Christmas crafts, jams and jellies, breads, jewelry, photography and handmade crafts. Call 551-1227.
Season’s Best Aiea Craft & Gift Fair
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, Aiea Elementary School, 99-370 Moanalua Road. More than 150 booths. Call 683-6064.
Cane Haul Road & Friends’ Christmas Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17, Kuhio Elementary School, 2759 S. King St. Call 947-8466.
38th annual Mayor’s Craft and Country Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, Neal Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Suites. Crafts, baked goods, white elephant sale, “make-and-take” raku firing pit and more. Also collecting canned goods for Hawaii Foodbank; Honolulu Lions Club will be accepting unwanted eyeglasses and hearing aids to be refurbished for the needy. Call 973-7264 or 768-3045.
Mililani High School Athletic Booster Club Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, school gym and courtyard. Features more than 110 vendors. Email email@example.com.
Parker Annual Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, Parker United Methodist Church, 45-211 Waikalua Road. More than 50 vendors with crafts, plants, baked goods, handcrafted jewelry, food, shave ice, white elephants, prize giveaways and more. Call 247-3250.
St. Andrew’s Priory School Annual Holiday Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, 224 Queen Emma Square. Arts and crafts, food trucks, white elephant, games, homemade jams and jellies and more. Call 536-6102.
Schofield Arts & Crafts Holiday Craft Sale
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17, Building 572, Humphreys Road. Open to the public; enter through Lyman’s Gate; picture ID required. Call 655-4202.
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 17, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 18, St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Holiday crafts, Christmas ornaments, wreaths, pillows and quilts, baked goods, chutney and more. Call 262-8317.
Pearl City High School Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 18, campus cafeteria. Benefit for the school’s Special Education Department. Booths available. Call 454-5666 or 454-5629.
Craft, Gift & Rubberstamp Expo Plus Crafters Clearance Sale
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 18, Neal Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Suites. Call 220-1002.
26th Islandwide Christmas Crafts & Food Expo
4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 24 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 25, Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. More than 400 artisans and food vendors. Admission: $4, $3 for military and seniors ages 65 and older, free for under age 13. Call 623-4050.
Holiday Fair at St. John Vianney Church
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 24, St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Also features a photo opportunity with Santa. Vendor space available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kawaiaha‘o Church Annual Holiday Craft Fair & White Elephant Sale
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 24, 957 Punchbowl St. Local artisans, handcrafted gifts, food and white elephant sale, with clothing, shoes, toys, household goods, books, bags and more. Booths available. Call 469-3000 or 735-4510, ext. 3; or visit www.kawaiahao.org or goo.gl/ddUSu.
Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site & Archives Annual Holiday Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 24, 553 S. King St. More than 50 vendors, food and entertainment. Call 447-3923 or visit www.missionhouses.org.
Hawaii United Okinawa Association Winter Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 24, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 25, Hawaii Okinawa Center, 94-587 Ukee St., Waipahu. More than 160 vendors, silent auction, andagi, food and more. Free; 8:30 a.m. early entry fee $5. Also accepting donations for Hawaii FoodBank. Call 676-5400.
As you can see, there is a little something for everyone who loves the Thanksgiving craft fair season in Hawaii. Find out what is right for you and enjoy! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!