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Bazaars and Craft Fair Events around South Florida

By on October 31, 2011

Fall has arrived! To get you in the spirit of the holiday season, November weekends are full of craft bazaars, holiday festivals & farmers’ Markets throughout So. Fla. Start your holiday shopping early. There’s something for everyone: carnivals for the kids, tasty food, baked goods, crafts, holiday decorations, ceramics, jewelry, plants, jams, jellies & unique gift items for those on your holiday shopping list. Mark your calendars and go, go, go!

Boca Raton

Saturday, November 5 | Previously-Owned Treasure Sale

Fall garage sale for residents who live in gated communities or condominiums and are unable to hold a garage sale at home. Join the fun by shopping or selling those garage sale items that are too good to pass up. Rain or Shine. To reserve a table, please register in person at the James A. Rutherford Community Center. Come to shop! Entrance to the park is free. 7am–Noon. Patch Reef Park, Yamato Rd.( just west of Military Trail). 561-367-7035.

Saturday & Sunday, November 5 & 6 | Wyland Living Green Fair

Wyland is painting a 50’ mural with the audience, Clean Water Maze, Interactive educational sessions on: health & wellness, home gardening, food, energy, etc, Live Music, Sustainable Beer & Wine Garden, Farmer’s Market, Green Restaurant Row: Sample green dishes from some of the top local restaurants. Sat:11am–6pm, Sun: Noon–5pm. $10–$50. Check online for entrance discounts. Mizner Park & Mizner Amphitheater, on Federal Hwy. just So. of Glades Rd. Boca Raton. 561-241-7309.

Thursday–Saturday, December 1–3 | Southern Christmas 2011

Southern Handcraft Society’s Boca Raton Chapter offers the finest handcrafted holiday gifts and home decor! Free Admission. Babes in Arms Only! Thurs@1–9pm, Fri@9am–9pm & Sat@9am–1pm. Patch Reef Park Community Center, South Side of Yamato Rd just W of Military Trail, Boca Raton. 561-791-3484(WPB) or 561-738-0001(Boynton Beach)


Every Sunday | Mary Brickell Village Farmers’ Market

Art & Crafts, Pasta, French Baked Goods, Orchids, Cut Fowers, local honey and much more. 10am–4pm. Mary Brickell Village 900 Block of So. Miami Ave. Miami.

Coconut Creek

Saturday, November 19 | Antique and Collectible Show

If you love jewelry, glassware, books, toys, postcards & coins . . . want to add to your collection of sports memorabilia, tools, and records . . . or just love stuff with character and history, this is the place for you! If you have an item that you have been wondering, “How much is this worth?” then bring it by and for just $3 per item, you can find out from appraiser Nancy Miller, who will be there from 10am–2pm. Admission is free. Plenty of parking. 8am–3pm. Recreation Complex, 4455 Sol Press Blvd (Lyons Road between Sawgrass Xpwy & Hillsboro Blvd). Coconut Creek. 954-545-6620.

Coconut Grove

Every Saturday | Coconut Grove Farmers’ Market

Shop for fresh produce, organic fresh fruits, vegetables, grains, seeds & raw vegan foods, rain or shine! Presented by Glaser Organic Farms. 10am–7pm. 3300 Grand Ave. 305-238-7747

Coral Gables

Every Wednesday | University of Miami Farmers’ Market

The market offers herb and vegetable plants, Pappardelle pasta, Atelier Gourmet French baked goods, and a diverse selection of items that may also include cut flowers, tropical plants, orchids, baked goods, bonsai & bonsai arrangements, jams, jellies, oils, vinegar, potpourri, lucky bamboo and fresh local honey. 9am–3pm. Between the Library & Student Center on the U of M campus.

Every Saturday | Deering Estate Farmers’ Market

Enjoy fresh fruits & vegetables from November through May at the Deering Estate’s Visitor Center. Free & open to the public. 8am–1pm. 16701 SW 72 Ave. Miami. 305-235-1668.

Saturday & Sunday, November 5 & 6 | So. Fla. Palm Society Plant Show & Sale

Offering the largest selection of palms available for home landscape with vendors and members available for advice & questions. 9:30am–4:30pm. Adult/$25; Senior/$18; Ages 6–17/$12; Under 5 & Fairchild members/free. Visit website for coupons. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd. Coral Gables. 305-667-1651.

Friday–Sunday, November 11–13 | Ramble- A Garden Festival

The Ramble is So. Fla’s most loved & oldest garden party. Experience a blend of old traditions & new introductions with Nell’s Tea Garden, the largest plant sale in So. Fla, antiques & collectibles, garden themed art, old & rare books, the famous Kid Way, live music and Farmer’s Green Market. 9:30–4:30pm, Adult/$25; Senior/$18; Child/$12; Under 5 & members/Free. Visit website for coupons. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd. 305-667-1651.


Sunday, November 6 |Annual Pancake Breakfast, Tack Sale & Craft Show

Shop for new & used tack, horse related items & homemade crafts. Pancake breakfast/$5. 10am–2pm. hot dogs and hamburgers for sale after 11:30am. Vendor spaces available. Admission to browse/Free. Sponsored by the So. Fla Trail Riders of Broward. Robbin’s Park, 4005 Hiatus Rd. Davie. 954-252-4731.

Saturday November 19 | Benefit Flea Market & Craft Show

Get an early start on your Holiday decorating and shopping with arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles, books and plants. 8am–1pm. $2pp. Flamingo Gardens & Wildlife Sanctuary. 3750 S. Flamingo Rd, Davie. 954-473-2955×134

Saturday & Sunday, November 19 & 20 | Holiday Craft & Green Fair Birthday Celebration

This 20-year-old craft fair celebrates the finest of country crafts & traditional arts. Country Music, Local Entertainers, Hayrides & more! 9am. Help the Mayor and Town Council cut the Town’s Birthday Cake! Free Birthday Bash Cake (while supply lasts). Free gate admission the days of the event. Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 4271 Davie Rd. Davie. 954-797-1000.

Delray Beach

Saturday & Sunday, November 26 & 27 | Thanksgiving Weekend Art Festival

Peruse some of the country’s finest arts & crafts from life sized sculptures, paintings, handmade jewelry, pottery, and some of the most unique treasures you’ll ever lay your eyes on. 10am–5pm. Pineapple Grove in downtown Delray Beach, 200 NE 2 Ave.

Fort Lauderdale

Friday & Saturday, November 11 & 12 | Christmas Boutique

The boutique is presented by Westminster’s Parent-Teacher Fellowship and will feature high-quality handcrafted and non-handcrafted gifts, as well as jewelry, clothing, holiday decorations & much more. Friday night preview on Nov 11, 7–9pm $5/admission charge. Sat@9am–3pm. Adult/$2, Child/$1. Westminster Academy-School Gymnasium, 5601 N. Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale. 954-771-4615×2504

Saturday & Sunday, November 19 & 20 | Nautical Flea Market

Nautical bargains galore! New, used, close outs, liquidation boats, fishing rods, reels, lures & lines, antique collectibles & maps, teak furniture, art, crafts & jewelry, marine artifacts, apparel, diving equipment, marine accessories, parts & floating docks. Held inside & outside. $7pp. Child/12 & under/Free. Sat@Noon–9pm, Sun@9am–4pm. 800 NE 8 St. Fort Lauderdale. 954-205-7813.

Saturday & Sunday, November 26 & 27 | Lauderdale by the Sea Craft Festival

Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, the city of Lauderdale by the Sea is located between Fort Lauderdale & Pompano Beach. The venue is right off the beach and is also home to fun shops & restaurants. 10am-5pm. Free Admission. 4400 N Ocean Dr. (A1A & Commercial Blvd) in Lauderdale by the Sea.


Saturday, November 12 | Ladies’ Annual Fall Craft Bazaar

Homemade crafts for holiday gift giving & fresh baked goods for sale. Lunch will be sold to support the Parent-Teacher League of Faith Lutheran School. 8am–2pm. Faith Lutheran Church, 293 Hialeah Dr. 305-888-6706


Sunday, November 6 | Arts & Crafts Festival

Vendors displaying hand made crafts. Find great gift ideas and spend the day in this quaint village. Free entrance & parking.10am–4pm. Cauley Square, 22400 Old Dixie Hwy. 305-258-3543.


Through Thursday, November 10 | Alper JCC Jewish Book Festival

Distinguished authors & celebrated personalities present wonderfully diverse writings on topics that include history, health, humor & Jewish identity. Visit the web for more info.. $8/pp. Dave and Mary Alper JCC , 11155 SW 112 Ave. 305-271-9000.

Saturday, November 12 | Annual Arts & Crafts Show

Crafts & jewelry, handmade toys, towels & accesories. Hot dogs, hamburgers & sodas available for purchase. 8am–3pm. Central Presbyterian Church, 12455 SW 104 St. 305-274-4007

Friday–Sunday, November 11–13 | Miami Greek Festival

Huge Greek Party! Authentic Greek food, pastries, folk music, dancing, rides for kids. All ages welcome. Adult/$5, Child/under 12/free. Free shuttle bus available. 11am–11pm. See web for online coupon & shuttle locations. St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, 7901 No. Kendall Dr. 305-595-1343.

Thursday, December 1 | Hanukah Bazaar

Enjoy fun activities & shopping for craft items & fun food. 6–9pm. Young Israel of Kendall, 7880 SW 112 St. 305-232-6833.

Saturday & Sunday, December 3 & 4 | Holiday Bazaar

Homemade baked goods, gifts, arts & crafts & more. Sat@3–8pm, Sun@8am–8pm. Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 11291 SW 142 Ave. 305-408-9935.


Sunday–Sunday, November 13–20 | Miami Book Fair International

The always popular Street Fair runs Nov. 13–20, with more than 250 exhibitors from around the country selling books in a festive atmosphere. Children’s Alley, entertainment & much more. Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2 Ave. Downtown Miami. 305-237-3528.

Thursday–Sunday, November 10–13 | St. Timothy’s Annual Carnival & Fair

Four days of fun, music, rides, all types of foods & desserts, games, & flea market. Wristbands & Pre-sale ride tickets now available at the Parish office. Event begins @ 5pm Tues & Thursday, @ Noon Sat & Sun. St. Timothy Catholic Church, 5400 SW 102 Ave. 305-274-8224.

Saturday, November 12 | Annual Fall Craft Fair

Crafts, food, plants & fellowship are all offered by many great vendors. Silent auction. 8am–4pm. Perrine-Peters United Methodist Church, 18301 So. Dixie Hwy. 305-235-2309

Saturday, November 12 | Arboleda Vintage & Handmade Crafts Festival

Activities for everyone in the family include do-it-yourself tutorial workstations for adults, craft activities for kids, live art performances, raffles, giveaways for the first 100 guests, gourmet food trucks & so much more! The pet-friendly event will also feature a soundstage with live performances from local indie bands and the BECK’S Beer Garden. Free admission. 10am–5pm. Miami Design District, 140 NE 39 St.

Saturday, November 19 | Hammocks Middle School Fall Carnival & Harvest Fest

Carnival, Food Trucks, Craft Fair, Flea Market, & fun! $15 ride bands. Vendors Needed. Contact Lorraine. Noon–5pm. Hammocks Middle School, 9889 Hammocks Blvd. 305-773-2807

Saturday & Sunday, November 19 & 20 | Harvest Festival

Model Train Village, visit BlackBeards Pirate Ship, Kids Zone, Arts & Crafts and Food. Creative gifts & home accessories, delicious fudge & gourmet delights, gold & silver jewelry, garden art, handcrafted furniture & Santa in his workshop. 90% Indoors. Sat Early Bird Shopping Hours($12pp): 8–10am, Regular hours: Sat/10am–5pm, Sun/10am–4pm. Adult/$8, Child(5–12)/$2, Under 4/Free. Online coupons available. Miami-Dade Fair Expo, 10901 Coral Way (SW 24 St). 386-860-0092.

Saturday, December 10 | St. Brendan’s Christmas Bazaar & Craft Fair

Over 50 vendors selling jewelry, handmade items, candles, hair bows & accessories, women’s & children’s clothing & Miami’s famous Food Trucks. Free admission. 10am–6pm. St. Brendan Catholic Elementary School, 8755 SW 32 St. 305-221-2722

Miami Beach

Wednesday, November 2 | Hanukah Bazaar

Clothing and holiday gift items, jewelry, crafts, food & more. 8:30am–5pm. Temple Beth Sholom, 4144 Chase Ave, Miami Beach. 305-538-7231

Every Saturday | Normandy Marketplace

An eclectic mix of vendors representing the ethnic & cultural diversity of the neighborhood. Clothing, incense & jewelry are available, as well as wonderful plants, fruits & veggies. 9am–5pm. Normandy Village, 71 St. & Rue Vendome, Food,

Sunday, November 6 & 20 | Outdoor Antique & Collectible Market

Vendors display antique jewelry & furniture, vintage clothing & more. On Michigan Ave & Lincoln Rd. 9am–5pm.

Every Sunday | Farmers’ Market

This green market features fruits, vegetables, fresh cut flowers, plants, jams & honey. Also, an Organic Market in front of the Lincoln Theatre. 9am–6:30pm. Lincoln Road, between Meridian Ave. & Washington Ave. So. Beach.

Tuesday, November 15 | Holiday Bazaar

Shop for jewelry, accessories, clothing, arts & crafts, and decorations for the home. 9am–6pm. Lehrman Community Day School, 727 Lehrman Dr. (77 St.) 305-866-2771

Sunday, December 11 | 15th Annual Community Hanukah Celebration

Join the MBJCC and many other organizations for a fun-filled community-wide Hanukah Festival. Games, food, fun activities & more! 11am–3pm. Pre-register online/$40-45/per family. No. Beach Elementary School, 4100 Prairie Ave. 305-534-3206.

Miami Shores

Tuesday, November 8 | Holiday Shopping Bazaar

Many vendors selling clothing, jewelry, handbags & fabulous food court & more. 8am–6pm. Miami Country Day School- J. Calvin Rose Athletic Center, 601 NE 107 St. 305-779-6773


Every Sunday | Farmers’ Market

Fresh from local farmers to you! The Market will run year round and offers visitors local and organic farm-raised, seasonal produce, plus fresh flowers, orchids, bonsai, plants, fruits, herbs & more! 9am–2pm. Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Rd. (SW 57 Ave.)


Saturday & Sunday, November 12 & 13 | Fine Arts & Fine Crafts Show

Junior Woman’s Club invites you and your family to two fun-filled days! A juried Fine Arts & Fine Crafts Show featuring fine artists, pottery & jewelry, entertaining musicians, special events, hands-on art projects, kids activities & face painting, food & beverage booths & much more! 10am–5pm. Free Admission! Proceeds from the show are contributed to the local community. Liberty Tree Park, 7421 NW 5th St. Plantation.954.632.1981 or 954.452.2510.

South Miami

Saturday & Sunday, November 5 & 6 | South Miami Art Festival

The event features more than 100 artist booths nestled between wide sidewalks, cafés, quaint shops & lush landscaping. Mediums such as painting, watercolor, glass, jewelry, metal work, digital art, mixed media, drawing, graphics, photography, clay, sculpture, & wood will be represented. International food, musical entertainment & special features for children. Free admission. Parking available at the Metrorail station. 10am–6pm. Sunset Dr. (SW 72 St. between US1 & SW 57 Ave.) 305-661-1621.

Every Saturday | The South Miami Farmers’ Market

Operated by Earth Learning this new market is open Saturday mornings. Under the Big Green Tent you will find local, organic and sustainably-grown produce in season (tropical fruits, annual & perennial vegetables, mushrooms), eggs, dairy, & value-added products (jams, jellies, salsas, fermented & pickled foods). Food comes from local area organic growers. 9am–2pm. In front of South Miami City Hall. 6130 Sunset Drive (SW 72 Ave). So. Miami.


Sunday, November 20 | Fall Harvest Festival

This First of Fall festival includes arts & crafts, games, light refreshments, rides, prizes, face painting & more. For Surfside residents & guests only. 1:30pm–3:30pm. 96th St Park- 9572 Bay Dr. Surfside. 305-866-3635.

West Palm Beach

Friday–Sunday, November 4–6 | West Palm Beach Antique Festival

Florida’s biggest & best antique show running at the same location for over 19 years, attracting dealers from all over the country. The merchandise available at the festivals can range from a $5.00 baseball card to a $10,000 Tiffany lamp. Fri@Noon–5pm, Sat@9am–5pm, Sun@10am–4:30pm. Adult/$7. Under 16/Free. Early buyers admitted @ 9am/$25 good for entire weekend. The So. Fla. Fairgrounds, off Southern Blvd 1.5 miles W of the Fla Tpk & 1 mile E of 441/SR7.

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