Past events

2006 Fairs

Name Date / Time Organizer Location State Zip
KIN Holiday Gift Fair* Saturday, November 11 Kirkland Interfaith Network Kirkland WA  
Alternative Gift Project:
Global Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, November 25, 10 - 4
Sunday, November 26, 1 - 4
Cedars Unitarian Universalist Church Bainbridge Island Commons, 402 Brian Drive
Bainbridge Island
WA 98110
Alternative Christmas Fair Saturday, December 2, 9 - 3:30 Northshore United Church of Christ 18900 168th Avenue NE, Woodinville WA 98072
Alternative Gift Fair Saturday, December 2, 10 - 3 The United Churches of Olympia The Olympia Center, 222 N. Columbia St, Olympia WA 98507
Gifts with a Cause:
Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, December 2, 10 - 6:30;
Sunday, December 3, 9 - 4.
Saint Mark's Cathedral 1245 10th Ave E, Seattle WA 98102
4th Annual Alternative Gift Fair Sunday, December 3, 12:30 - 3 Unitarian Universalist Church  4340 W. Ft. Wright Dr.,  Spokane WA 99201

* This was the first gift fair that started it all for us - it was the inspiration for setting up this website. 

2007 Fairs

Name Date / Time Organizer Location State Zip
2nd annual Alternative Christmas Fair Sat., Nov. 3, 10-3 Christ the King Lutheran Church
 (360-568-5704)
1305 Pine Ave, Snohomish WA 98290
One World Craftís Fair Sun., Nov. 4, 9- 3 St. Patrickís Church (206-329-2960) 2702 Broadway East, Seattle WA 98102
Kirkland Interfaith Network Holiday Fair Sat., Nov. 10, 10 - 4 Kirkland Interfaith Network St. Johnís Episcopal Church, 105 State Street, Kirkland WA 98033
Alternative Christmas Market Sat., Nov. 10, 8 - 4 Grace Presbyterian Church 5002 E. Douglas, Wichita KS 67208
Alternative Gift Market Sun., Nov. 18, 11:30-2:30 St. Johnís UCC and Plains Mennonite Church St. Johns, 500 West Main Street, Lansdale PA 19446
Alternative Gift Fair Sun., Nov. 18, 1:30-4 Grace United Church of Christ 25 E. Second St., Frederick MD 21701
Alternative Gift Fair Sat., Dec. 1, 12-4 Conscious Consuming River of Life Church, 406 S Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain MA 02130
Alternative Christmas Fair Sat., Dec. 1, 9 - 3:30 Northshore United Church of Christ 18900 168th Avenue NE, Woodinville WA 98072
Holiday Sale of Himalayan Handicrafts Sun., Dec. 2, 12 - 4 Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism 108 NW 83rd Street, Seattle WA 98117
Alternative Gift Fair Sat., Dec. 8, 10 - 3 The United Churches of Olympia The Olympia Center, 222 N. Columbia St, Olympia WA 98507
Graceful Giving Sun., Dec. 9, 9:30-1 Plymouth Congregational Church 1217 6th Avenue, Seattle WA 98101

(We did not update the list in 2008,)

2009 Fairs

Name Date / Time Organizer Location State Zip
Alternative Gift Fair Sat., Nov. 14, 10-4 Kirkland Interfaith Network St. Johnís Episcopal Church, 105 State Street, Kirkland WA 98033
Gifts That Make a Difference Sat., Dec. 12 Titanic Lifeboat Academy Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial Street, Astoria OR 97103

Other states

The following listings are taken from the internet; most of these are outdated events. They are sorted by ZIP code so you can find an event in your vicinity; contact information is included so you can inquire about it.

Name Organizer Contact Phone e-mail Location State Zip
alternative gift fair Social Change Society Adrianne Schaefer 508-801-7630 UMDSocialchange@gmail.com Dartmouth MS 02747
Mitzvah Mall Temple Dor Dorim       Washington DC 20036
Wayne County Alternative Gift Fair Alternative Gift Fair Committee Marcie Roberts 604-965-2165   Richmond IN 47374
Peace Bazaar (+) Peace Bazaar Committee Joan 217-369-2853 at peacebazaar.org Champaign IL 61820
Second Annual Christmas Alternative Gift Fair Suncreek United Methodist Church (church office) 972-390-1695   Allen TX 75013
Second Annual Coastside Alternative Gift Fair Pacifica parents and Livability Project   660-355-5193 info Pacifica CA 94044

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