Nikkei Craft Fair 2022

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Promotional graphic for the Nikkei Craft Fair, featuring Christmas ornaments and an owl.

Nikkei Craft Fair 2022

Date/Time: November 19 (Sat) and 20 (Sun) | Time: 10 am - 5 pm

Back this year is our highly anticipated Nikkei Craft Fair! We are making a big comeback this time with over 80 local vendors selling handmade crafts, upcycled goods, jewelry, artwork, beauty & skincare products, and more on sale. Visitors can enjoy browsing for one-of-a-kind items to their heart's content.

Tickets at the door will be $5 per day you attend and will gain you access to the entire Craft Fair, including Japanese food trucks and the Kids Zone. Free admission for ages 17 and under; seniors 65 and older; and NNMCC members.

Click the button below to RSVP. Registering in advance to this event does not get you free access and isn't necessary to attend, but it's fast, easy, and helps us know how many guests to expect.

Activities

Unique workshops and activities for all ages.

Origami Christmas Tree Decoration

FREE | 1-3 PM both days

Drop by the gallery to learn origami and add your creation to the tree!

We will engage the public to decorate one Christmas tree together using red and gold origami paper. A family friendly easy access drop-in program. Held jointly with the Washi (Japanese paper) exhibit.

Tsumami Zaiku Workshop

$35 + tax

Learn the traditional Japanese artform of Tsumami Zaiku with Fumiko Horan! Held in conjunction with the Nikkei Craft Fair. 

Expert craftswoman Fumiko Horan will teach you how to make palm-sized and elegant Christmas ornaments out of cloth and textiles. Workshop fee includes entrance fee to the Nikkei Craft Fair.

Temari Workshop

$35 + tax

Make Japanese thread balls (temari) with TEMARIMO! Held in conjunction with the Nikkei Craft Fair.

In this workshop, we will learn to make a palm-sized base for a Temari Ball and stitch together a traditional Japanese Pine Leaf pattern. Take it home and decorate your Christmas tree!

Temari workshop banner made in Canva with 2:1 dimensions

Food & Drink

Whet your appetite, Japanese style.

TAKENAKA

Food Truck - Nov 19

Tokyo Katsu-sand

Food Truck - Nov 20

Bon Mano Bon Foods

Aerial view of a cup of fukamushi (deep-steamed) tea

Chado Tea House

COCONAMA CHOCOLATE

Creme Brulee To Go

Early Bird Pudding

eF & Be Bakehouse

Epicure

Hot ramen served by Franklin Food Labs

Franklin Food Labs

Hatchan Takoyaki

JAPANESE CREPE SASUKE

Kanadell Japanese Bakery

Karaage by Koyuki

KOYUKI

Lemonjarz

Midori Foods

Midori Foods

Mukasi Coffee Roasters

The Tea Drawer

Assorted packaged tea leaves by Tea Lani

Tea Lani

Curry by TREEID

TREEID

Assorted jams by Yukolicious

Yukolicious Artisanal Foods

Vankoji Foods

Art

Putting the "craft" in Nikkei Craft Fair.

Handmade fake sweets and goods by Atelier

Atelier Sweets

Building Bridges with Rwanda

Bujo & Brushstrokes

Candle Corner

Craftology

Eggman Comics

In Element Designs

Kawaiiboku

Meditating Bunny Studio

Mike Sasaki - Wood Forms

Mochi Designs

Muffin Man Prints & Greetings

Nikkei Home

NNMCC Auxiliary items for the Craft Fair

NNMCC Auxiliary

Shizu Takahashi's Kirie Art

Snow Rabbit Co.

Snow Rabbit Co.

Sumileon's

Japanese thread balls by TEMARIMO

Temarimo

Woodwork by T & K

TK ArtisanStudio

Yen | Arts + Design

Zosogama Ceramics

Textiles & Apparel

If it's made of fabric, you can find it here.

Fabric arts by Marilyn Mi Hyun Shin

Atelier M

Cha Kazuko

Exclusively Yours

Exclusively Yours

Beautiful art piece by Hinto Handmade

Hinto Handmade

Handmade modern macramé by Christina

i literally can knot

I Love DAKKO Peaceful Children

I Love DAKKO by Peaceful Children

Ilrang Lee

Japanese Fabric Creations SHINO

Reusable pads by JL Collection

JL Collection

Crochet art by hobbyist Karu

Karucrafts

Knitcessities

Shawl by Knit It!

Knit It!

Crochet Items & Beaded Jewelry by Amalea Sutedjo

Lola Bear Crafts

Art & craft creations by Kayo Hosaka

Mikari Decor Company

Naomi Matsumoto

Pac West Kimono

Picchie Zakka

PicchieZakka

Rie & Hiromi

Fashionable clothing by Sasaki Art

Sasaki Art

Tiger Ring Construction

Tonari Gumi

Tonari Gumi

Reusable, ecofriendly, and compostable food wraps by Windigo

Windigo Beeswax Food Wrap

Jewelry

Adorn yourself with something nice, or pick up a gift for a friend.

agnit

Beads Ya

BeautifulChowie

Capture+ Wire Jewelry

Crafts by Laura

Crafts by Laura

Eternal Zen Canada

fancypop

Hane's Healing Stones

Karet Design

Kira Crafts and Jewellery

Meet Miss Ming

Meet Miss Ming

Unique pieces of jewelry and accessories using Chiyogami and Mizuhiki

Paper for you

TSUMUGI

Wren Creation

Personal Care

The perfect tools for grooming. Get that self care!

Soaps by Beauty Secrets of Japan

Beauty Secrets of Japan

Little Joy Co

Soaps made using organic and natural ingredients

Mom's Care Natural Handmade Soap

Oil.Herb.Andme

Handmade soaps and candles by SoapCandleShop

SoapCandleShop

Sponsors

A big thank you to our generous sponsors.

Logo for Yokohama Tires

Yokohama Tires

Equipping Canadian vehicles with advanced tire technology for the maximum in active safety and driving satisfaction.
Just Like Family Home Care's logo

Just Like Family Home Care

Just Like Family provides Home and Health Care services for seniors.

Benefits

By participating in and choosing to shop at local events like the Nikkei Craft Fair, you are contributing to a healthier and more robust community of makers, creators, and small business owners. It's an inexpensive way of supporting the vitality of independent studio artists and helping to eliminate the carbon footprint of big brand names.

Thanks for your interest!