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Dickens Fair

Get Ready for Another Fabulous Dickens Fair !!

Dickens Fair Annual Holiday Fair Banner image and graphic. Logo is white name with an antique lamppost. Lettering describing when and where the market is plus white snowflakes are all on a red background.

A James Bay Community tradition since the 1980s

Celebrating its 43rd year, this is one of Victoria’s oldest and best-loved Winter Craft Fairs. Our carefully curated Vancouver Island and Gulf Island artisans offer an amazing variety of affordable handmade and homemade products. With over 60 vendors there will be something for everyone!

Mark Your Calendars

  • Date: Saturday, December 7th, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Location: James Bay Community Centre,140 Oswego Street, Victoria, BC
  • Admission: $3 – cash only
  • Free for Children under 12 (accompanied by an Adult)

Come meet and support your local makers, bakers and growers – hear their stories and learn first-hand how and why they do what they do. Enter a wonderland of treasures, with vendors offering everything from wood-work to jewelry, fine arts, candles, clothing, knits, foods, baked goods and so much more!

You will recognize many of your favourite James Bay Community Market vendors in addition to many new-to-you vendors showcasing their work at the Dickens Fair for the first time. The variety and quality will impress even the most discerning shoppers.

Vendor Application is OPEN!

Interested in becoming a Vendor? To learn more, head over to our Vendor Information page.

If you have any questions or require assistance, please email

Join us on December 7th, 10:00am to 4:00pm for our 43rd Annual Dickens Fair


Please note that there will not be an ATM at the James Bay Community Centre.

While most Vendors accept debit and/or credit cards, there may be some that don’t so you may want to have some cash on hand.

The entrance fee of $3 is also cash only!

Dickens Fair Holiday Market 2024 is your one stop shop for holiday gifts, decor and hosting.

Follow along on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM for Updates and Vendor Highlights so you can get your Shopping List started!

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