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TOQUE Fundraiser & Craft Fair

  • 303 East 8th Avenue Vancouver, BC, V5T 1S2 Canada (map)

TOQUE is Western Front’s annual fundraiser and craft fair. Held every December in the Luxe Hall at Western Front, the event features a curated selection of talented B.C.-based artists, designers and artisans and attracts over 2000 visitors. Proceeds from TOQUE support the year-round art and music programs at Western Front.

Renowned as one of Vancouver’s most well-curated craft fairs, TOQUE has been cited as ‘the most artful of all the artisan fairs’ by Georgia Straight, ‘a true artists’ fair with a solidly local feel’ by Scout Magazine, and has been featured on Breakfast Television with Susie WallBC LivingMontecristo Magazine, and more.

Invited vendors contribute to TOQUE with wares ranging from books and cards, to jewellery, textiles and ceramics. Past events have included vendors such as Simply Read Books, Banquet Atelier and Workshop, Erin Templeton, Anita Sikma Design, Fieldwork, Gailan Ngan, among many others.

Also available are Western Front publications and a limited edition artist-designed tea towel commissioned for the event from artists such as Jason McLean, Cindy Mochizuki, Jeff Hamada, Julie Morstad, Instant CoffeeSylvain SaillyArvo Leo and Casey Wei.


Friday Dec 1st,  6-10pm

Saturday Dec 2nd,  11am-5pm

Sunday Dec 3rd, 11am-5pm

Earlier Event: December 1
Coquitlam Christmas Craft Fair
Later Event: December 7
Make It Show