Mama in the City

A blog about raising my family in downtown Vancouver

Circle Craft Christmas Market Ticket Giveaway!

Update*** Contest is now closed and the winner via is Teya! Congratulations and I hope you enjoy the Christmas Market this year :)***

Over the years I've had a tradition with one of my longtime girlfriends of attending the Circle Craft Christmas Market in Vancouver. The first year that we went, I carried a baby in a sling and bounce and jiggled my way through the crowd while looking at the lovely artisans displays.

That same year I picked up a handmade musical owl that has been played every single night since Ben was a baby. Actually, I may have shed a little mama tear last year when I went by the stand and saw all of the latest musical owl creations. We have a blue owl and he hangs on a basket in Ben's bedroom. Each night we give him a kiss and pull the owl as we leave him to fall asleep.

Musical Owl that plays Brahms Lullaby for 2.5 minutes, handmade by Marja Koskela

This year will be our 4th annual trek to the Circle Craft Christmas Market and I am excited! It has become the unofficial kick start to the upcoming holiday season and this year I am even more in that advance planning mode with baby #2 coming along.

You can check out last years blog post about my finds and my subsequent wish list right here. I discovered LUprints and really loved the style of their local handmade textiles and I'm excited because I see that they will be this year again too!

Circle Craft Christmas Market asked if I would like to host a giveaway for my readers and I automatically said yes! This year the Christmas Market is running from November 9-13th at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. If you don't win tickets you can still buy them on line at

To win a pair of tickets for this years Circle Craft Christmas Market leave a comment on this blog post! A winner will be drawn on November 7th, 2011. Tickets will be available to pick up at the Will Call box on site.


Jenny_Maple said...

Consider me entered! I'd love to win this contest!!

November 3, 2011 at 8:53 AM  

I always mean to go to the market, but I have not been to one yet. Maybe this year.

November 3, 2011 at 9:52 AM  
Lisa_lu said...

This would be perfect! I have a baby due on the 9th of December so Christmas is definitely starting early this year!

November 3, 2011 at 12:16 PM  
Jenna Baum said...

Maybe I'm lucky.. Probably not, but I'm going to go regardless!!

November 3, 2011 at 2:49 PM  
Teya said...

:D Crafty!

November 3, 2011 at 4:25 PM  
SarahD said...

I have always wanted to check this out! It would be lovely to win tickets!

November 3, 2011 at 6:24 PM  
SarahD said...

I have always wanted to check this out! It would be lovely to win tickets! 

November 3, 2011 at 6:46 PM  
Jan Parker said...

I go to this market every few years & would love to go this year.

November 3, 2011 at 7:19 PM  
Sue said...

I would love to attend Circle Craft!

November 3, 2011 at 8:26 PM  
Yvette said...

I would also love to attend Circle Craft!  :)

November 4, 2011 at 12:26 AM  
Miller said...

Count me in - who knows maybe my luck will change and I'll win

November 4, 2011 at 2:23 AM  
Miller said...

Count me in - who knows maybe my luck will change and I'll win 

November 4, 2011 at 6:50 AM  
mitzi said...

count me in! this year, it's about babies!

November 4, 2011 at 10:51 AM  
Ashley said...

I LOVE craft fairs!  We've never made the trip out that way to attend but would love the opprotunity to!

November 4, 2011 at 12:45 PM  
Jo2lim said...

Been reading your blog since I became a mama 15 months ago. Would love to check out Circle Craft this year.

November 4, 2011 at 11:00 PM  
Paula Pinter said...

I've never been to the Circle Craft fair.  Would love the chance to go!  Enjoy reading your blog.

November 5, 2011 at 6:18 AM  
Jessielo said...

Would love to go to this fair!

November 5, 2011 at 1:47 PM  

You won the pair of tickets to the Circle Craft Christmas Market!! Hooray and congrats! 

November 8, 2011 at 5:20 PM  

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