Vancouver's popular Japan Market goes virtual for the holidays this year

Featuring local vendors selling unique crafts, arts, gift items, jewellery, apparel, packaged foods, and other merchandise with Japanese influence

Vendors at the virtual Japan Market Christmas event include those selling crafts, foods, jewellery and more, all with Japanese influence | Photo: Japan Market Vancouver/Facebook

One of the city's favourite cultural marketplaces, Japan Market Vancouver, is opting to go virtual this season due to restrictions on events and gatherings in the province.

Japan Market Vancouver will host a virtual market from December 4 to 6. 

Organizers have brought together local vendors and will be selling unique crafts, arts, gift items, jewellery, apparel, packaged foods, and other merchandise with Japanese influence.

Vendors who signed up so far are:

  • Vegan Pudding & Co
  • Kishyuu Calligraphy
  • Capture+
  • Dent-de-lion pottery by Tomo
  • deep forest jewelry
  • Mysgreen
  • craftology
  • Wren Creation
  • Meditating Bunny Studio Inc.
  • Windigo Beeswax Wrap
  • Case Boutique
  • Blim
  • Siamurai Apparel
  • I love DAKKO by Peaceful Children
  • Coconama Chocolate
  • Art Cards by Valerie
  • Kawaiiboku
  • Anemo
  • Beauty Secrets of Japan
  • Cutie x Cutie Vancouver
  • Pac West Kimono

Local pick-up is available on Dec. 12 from the Japanese Language School in East Vancouver.

"Please help support the Japanese community and local small businesses!" the organizers are asking.

Japan Market Virtual Christmas 2020

When: Shop online Dec. 4-6; pick-up on Dec. 12

Where: Online; join the Facebook group for details

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