Give Colorado Handmade Crafts This Season

There’s something special about handmade artisan gifts for the holidays, and Colorado puts on some of the best crafts shows anywhere. Not only do these gifts show your recipients that you care enough to add that personal touch, they help support talented artists and may even ease some anxiety about packages arriving late thanks to glitches in the supply chain this season. 

Below, we highlight a sampling of some of these craft shows from around the state, many of which have become long-term traditions in their communities.

At Colorado Farm Bureau Insurance, we wish everyone the gifts of wellbeing, security and peace of mind. Merry Christmas! 

Cheyenne Mountain Holiday Craft Fair

December 4
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

1200 Cresta Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906 

This event is free.

One of the most popular arts, crafts, and gift shows in Colorado Springs expects to welcome nearly 3,000 shoppers and more than 140 vendors. These handcrafted items will include stocking stuffers, apparel, accessories, toys, decorations, art, jewelry, home decor, and gourmet food. Shoppers can take advantage of the free parking lot shuttle, Woodland Café, free childcare, and the Taste of the Holidays bake sale with homemade desserts to-go. ​

Georgetown Christmas Market

December 4
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Strousse Park at Rose Street, Georgetown, Colorado 80444

(303) 569-2405

This event is free.

Join thousands of visitors in historic Georgetown for a traditional outdoor European Christmas market featuring local and visiting craftsmen. Capture a Victorian glimpse of the past as you take a horse-drawn wagon ride, enjoy freshly roasted chestnuts, watch the Santa Lucia Children’s Procession and catch the daylong entertainment in the Community Center. Visit with St. Nicholas as he strolls the streets, and feel free to join in with the street carolers if you like. 

Glenwood Springs Holiday Bazaar

December 4-5
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Glenwood Springs Community Center 
100 Wulfsohn Road, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

(970) 384-6301

This event is free.

This first-year event will feature handmade goods from artists and artisans from the region, including artisan jewelry, organic body products, gourmet food, ceramics, clothing and more. A craft station will be available for children, and hot cocoa and snacks will be offered for purchase. 

Fort Collins Holiday Gift Festival

December 5
11 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Shops at Foothills
215 E Foothills Parkway, Fort Collins, Colorado 80525 

(720) 272-7467

This event is free.

Billed as “the biggest and best annual holiday craft fair in northern Colorado,” this event is a curated marketplace with an enormous array of locally made fine arts, handmade crafts, food, home decor, and unique holiday gifts. 

Mistletoe Market

  • December 10 5-8 p.m.
  • December 11 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • December 12 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Olde Towne Carriage House on the Riverwalk
102 S. Victoria Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado 81003

This event is free.

Enjoy holiday boutique shopping for unique, handmade gifts and treats, and don’t forget to stop at the coffee and pastry bar. 

Longmont Artisan Market

December 11-12
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Barn A at Boulder County Fairgrounds Campground
9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, Colorado 

This event is free.

Shop exciting and unique crafts items made by artisan vendors displaying their works for holiday gifts you won’t find anywhere else. 

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