Wallingford/Meriden 2016 Holiday and Craft Fairs

Wallingford/Meriden 2016 Holiday and Craft Fairs

It’s time again for our annual holiday and craft fair post! Here is a list of all the events coming up in the Wallingford/Meriden area:

Wallingford/Meriden CT 2015 Holiday and Craft Fairs


[NOTE: Events in RED text are ones that have taken place in past years but have not yet been verified for this year. Once they are verified I will change them to BLACK text,]

November 12th:

Our Lady of Fatima Church will hold a Craft Fair on Saturday, November 12th from 9am to 3pm in the parish hall located at 382 Hope Hill Road in the Yalesville section of Wallingford. For more info, contact Cheri at 203-265-5375.

Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic church Holiday Fair, 9am – 2pm at PNA Park, North Plains Industrial Highway. They will once again feature their Polish Kitchen, serving their famous Polish platter, kielbasa, pierogi, stuffed cabbage, sauerkraut and rye bread, and other ala carte items.

Masonicare at Ashlar Village on Cheshire Road in Wallingford will be hosting a Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair. The fair, which will be open to the public, will take place on Saturday, Nov. 12th, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hartog Activities Center Auditorium. For information contact Marisa Dominello at 203-679-6059 or Noreen Caffrey at 203-679-6402

November 13th:

Parker Farms School 6th Annual Holiday Fair, 10am – 2pm, at Parker Farms School, 30 Parker Farms Road. Free admission, all proceeds go to the Cook Hill/Parker Farms PTO.

November 18th:

Yalesville United Methodist Church. 4-7 pm Gift boutique, crafts, gift baskets, baked goods, cookie walk. Serving soups and sandwiches Fri and Sat.

November 19th:

Lyman Hall Holiday Craft Fair, 9am – 3pm at Lyman Hall High School at 70 Pond Hill Road. For more information, call Roseann Augur at 203-294-1062 or email her at roseann.augur@gmail.com.

Yalesville United Methodist Church. 9am-2pm. Gift boutique, crafts, gift baskets, baked goods, cookie walk. Serving soups and sandwiches Fri and Sat.

November 26th:

East Wallingford Volunteer Fire Department’s 29th Annual Craft Fair, from 9am – 2pm at the fire house at 2 Kondracki Lane. Contact Tim Whalen at 203-265-4734 or email EWFDCCraftFair@gmail.com for more info.

Sheehan H.S. Music Parents Assoc is having a Holiday Vendor Fair on Sat Nov 26th from 9am-2pm at Sheehan High School, 142 Hope Hill Rd. For more info or to secure a vendor space, contact Sue Simpson at s-simpson@msn.com.

Masonicare Health Center, 22 Masonic Avenue, will be hosting a Holiday Fair from 9am to 2pm. It’s a day full of shopping, food, fun, and more! Looking to do a LOT of affordable holiday shopping? Want to take the kids to meet Mr. & Ms. Claus or to make their own Ornament? Do you or someone you know love Trains? Then come meet Santa and Ms. Claus, come view our Extraordinary Train Room, but don’t forget to do some Christmas shopping while you’re here. Come browse and see what Masonicare’s Holiday Fair has to offer you this Season!! Also don’t miss your chance to WIN the 3ft tall Specialty Christmas Tree Drawing! For more info, contact Maria Santiago at 203-679-5980 or msantiago@masonicare.org, or Carla Young at 203-679-6253 or cyoung@masonicare.org.

November 27th:

The Hungarian Cultural Society of Connecticut will hold their first annual Christmas Bazaar at the Hungarian Club, 147 Ward Street, from 10am to 4pm, featuring arts and crafts, food, and handmade Christmas candy. Free admission.

December 2nd:

Gaylord Hospital , 50 Gaylord Farm Road, in the lobby from 9am – 4pm.

December 3rd:

Highland/Yalesville Elementary Schools PTO Craft Fair, 9am – 3pm at Highland School. For more info, call 203-294-3970, Carole Eager at 203-235-0195, or email Carole at careager@aol.com.

First Congregational Church Christmas Fair is Saturday, December 3rd from 9AM to 3PM. Lunch will be served at 11:30am and there will be hand-made crafts, pies and baked goods along with a cookie walk. Come and join us. We are located at 23 South Main Street. Call the Church office at 203-265-1692 for more information.

First Baptist Church, 114 No. Main St, will host its annual Women’s Guild Craft Fair from 9am to 2pm. Featuring a variety of vendors, a Christmas table, a gently used book table, and soup and sandwich luncheon. For more info, call Judy Veditch at 203-530-8112.

December 10th:

Rock Hill School, 910 Old Rock Hill Road, will hold its annual craft fair from 9am to 3pm on Saturday the 12th at the school. For more info call the school at 203-294-6260.

Wallingford/Meriden CT 2015 Holiday and Craft Fairs


[NOTE: Events in RED text are ones that have taken place in past years but have not yet been verified for this year. Once they are verified I will change them to BLACK text,]

November 12th:

St. John Lutheran Church / Preschool, 520 Paddock Ave., will host its annual Holiday Fair, will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in the fellowship hall of the church. For information, call or text 203-238-2331.

South Meriden Trinity United Methodist Church, 145 Main St. presents Village Holiday Bazaar from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Gift baskets, scarfs, crafts, fudge, Rada knives, baked goods,adult bibs. Café from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Serving delicious soups, chili sandwiches, hot dogs and hot apple crisp.

November 16th:

Roger Sherman Vendor Night on Wed Nov 16th from 5:30-7:30pm. Contact rogershermantpt@gmail.com for any questions!

November 18:

Casimir Polaaski School, 100 Clearview Avenue will hold their Holiday Bazaar at the school on Friday, November 18th from 5pm to 7pm. For more info contact Jeanne Anastasio by phone at 203-238-1273.

November 19th:

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society is sponsoring its second Holiday Fair and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in the church hall at 109 Goodwill Ave. Anyone interested in renting a table may call Theresa Macri 203-317-6216.

Wilcox Tech High School Craft Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, at Wilcox Tech High School, 298 Oregon Road. Raffles, Santa, and student volunteers to help with set-up/clean up. For information, call 203-317-5977.

25th Annual Franciscan Christmas Fair, 9:30am – 2:30pm, Franciscan Life Center, 271 Finch Avenue. For more info, call 203-237-8084 or visit www.flcenter.org.

November 20th:

Village Barn 16 River Road, South Meriden from 1pm – 5pm.

November 26th:

Meriden Holy Angels Annual Christmas on the Hill Holiday Bazaar, 9am – 3pm, Church of the Holy Angels, 585 Main Street. For more details, call the Parish Office at 203-235-3822, email office@holyangelschurch.com, or visit www.holyangelschurch.org.

December 2nd:

Bradley Home & Pavilion, 320 Colony St., will host the Bradley Holiday Bazaar from 2:30pm to 5:30pm.

Thomas Hooker Elementary School Holiday Fair. Friday Dec 2nd from 5-8pm. Contact Joelle Quilty joellequilty@att.net or 203.639.9063.

Nathan Hale School in Meriden is having their Holiday Bazaar Dec. 2nd 5pm – 8 pm. Crafts, cookie walk, Santa, and raffles! Contact Wanda Eddy at 203-314-1549 or email nhalepto@gmail.com

December 3rd:

Hanover School, 208 Main St., S. Meriden will be hosting “Christmas in the Village” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Looking for all types of vendors and crafters. If interested, contact, Sarah Dudley (203)606-4875 or email ptohanover@gmail.com

The Village at Kensington Place will be having their craft fair in the village on December 3rd from 10 a.m. To 3 p.m. 511 Kensington Avenue, Meriden. Contact lerodriguez@benchmarkquality.com for more info.

The First United Methodist Church, 159 E. Main St, will host a Christmas Fair from 9am on Saturday, Dec. 3 until 4pm on Sunday, Dec. 4. Handmade items, crafts, quilts, pottery, ceramics, weaving, jellies, jams and syrups, and stained glass will be available. Free admission. Parking in rear off Pleasant Street.

Westfield Care and Rehab will hold its annual Christmas Fair. Anyone interested in renting a table can contact Christina Sterling at 203-238-1291.

December 14th:

Meriden Senior Center, 22 West Main Street, is hosting its annual Craft and Holiday Fair from 10am to 12:30pm. Featuring homemade items, a bake sale,and raffles. If you’re interested in having a table, see Kathy Matula in the front office of the Senior Center or email kmatula@meridenct.gov.

That’s all the scheduled events so far; we’ll update this list as more events become available. As stated above, the events in RED are ones that have taken place in past years but have NOT been verified for this year yet; when they are verified I will change them to BLACK text. If you know of any events not on this list, or see any incorrect info, please either post a comment below or contact me directly at wharriman@harrimanre.com. Thanks!



  1. Michelle Zaler

    The Thomas Hooker Holiday Fair is definitely taking place on Dec 4 from 5-8pm. Thank you for creating this list!

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    Harriman Real Estate

    Sorry Penny, I just saw your comment in the queue, which craft fair did you want info on? I have listed contact info for each fair in its respective entry so you can contact them directly. Hope this helps!

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  5. Beth

    CORRECTION TO the First Congregational Church Holiday Fair Date above – the church fair is taking place Sat, Dec 3, 2016. Please change the above. Thank you!

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