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Etsy Calgary’s One-Stop Christmas Shop

We’ve partnered with our good friends at Golden Acre Home & Garden to bring you a Christmas market where you can get it all done in one trip! Shop from our incredible vendors for gifts for everyone on your list (yourself included!) and then take a peek at holiday decor + live trees in the Golden Acre store!

Etsy Calgary’s One-Stop Christmas Shop

Saturday, November 30th – 10am to 4pm

Golden Acre Home & Garden
620 Goddard Ave. NE
Calgary, AB T2K 5X3

Find more info on our official Facebook event listing!

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Etsy Calgary: Made in Canada 2019

Come celebrate the Canadian handmade & vintage community of Etsy Sellers with us this September! We’re coming back to the Genesis Centre in NE Calgary with 110 vendors featuring everything from luxurious bath & body products, ethically-made clothing, unique and trendy home decor, and so much more.

Etsy: Made in Canada – Calgary Fall

Friday, September 27th – 5pm to 9pm
Saturday, September 28th – 10am – 5pm

The Genesis Centre – Feature Gym
7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE
Calgary, AB T3J 0C9

Find more info on our Official Facebook event listing!

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Etsy Calgary’s Spring Market

Just in time for for Mother’s Day and to set yourselves up for a beautiful summer, our Spring Market is coming back! Join us at Mount Royal University to shop from incredible local Etsy Sellers. Take a break with one of our “Mom-osa” drinks, or pick up a snack from our food vendors while you wander the market.

Etsy Calgary’s Spring Market

Saturday, May 11th from 10am to 5pm

Ross Glen Hall at Mount Royal University
4825 Mt. Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB, T3E 7N5

Find more info on our Official Facebook event listing!

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Etsy Calgary: Made in Canada

We are pleased to announce our fall Etsy: Made in Canada market is back with another 100+ local Etsy sellers to shop from. Enjoy a day’s worth of shopping as part of this cross-Canada event. Take a break with some great food from one of our food trucks, too!

Etsy: Made in Canada – Calgary Fall

Friday, September 28th – 5pm to 9pm
Saturday, September 29th – 10am – 5pm

The Genesis Centre – Feature Gym
7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE
Calgary, AB T3J 0C9

Find more info on our Official Facebook event listing!

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Etsy: Made in Canada – Calgary 2017

Etsy: Made in Canada – Calgary
Friday, September 22nd (5:00pm – 9:00pm) & Saturday, September 23rd (10:00am – 5:00pm)

The Genesis Centre – Festival Gymnasium
#10 7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE
Calgary, AB T3J 0C9

TICKETS:

FRIDAY tickets will go on sale soon! Tickets cost $8.00 and must be purchased in advance. Limited quantity available.

SATURDAY is open to the general public. Admission is $5.00 at the door per person (cash only). Children 12 and under are free.

VENDOR INFO:

Vendor applications open on May 1st, 2017 and close on May 31st, 2017. A full list of vendors will be available soon after.

More details inlcuding volunteer opportunities will be coming soon!

Etsy: Made in Canada is a national grassroots initiative celebrating the crafters, collectors and artisans in local communities across Canada. Etsy artisans will sell their handmade wares and vintage goods to local buyers at these markets, each of which will represent the spirit of the local community.

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Own It – Branding Workshop with Lace Brick Design

Branding can be an elusive unicorn. Own It is a workshop that will allow you to create and implement a strong brand. We will work our way through individually-based exercises as we hone in on branding your business for success. Concentrating on consistency and positioning, Own It attendees will grow capacity to engage their community in brand recognition and loyalty. Walk away feeling inspired and equipped with skills to establish and evolve your unique brand.

Find out more and get your ticket over on Eventbrite!

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Wholesale for Your Etsy Items

In this workshop, we’ll explore the fundamentals of wholesaling your handmade products to retailers with Nicole Bracey, a long-time Etsy seller and store-front owner. Covering the basics of brand identity, regulations, packagaing and shipping, you’ll also learn the ins and outs of linesheets, order forms, and invoices.

You’ll also learn how to determine your wholesale & retail prices, the “golden rule” of wholesale pricing, setting minimum order quantities, and when to start charging GST.

Find out more and get your ticket over on Eventbrite!

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Market Tips for Etsy Sellers

Bringing your Etsy shop from an online store front to a real-world market can be tricky business, but we’re here to help you navigate the ins and outs of getting in touch with your local customer base.

Join Jillian Logee for tips on how to apply for markets, tips on finding the right markets for your business, stocking your table or booth, how to build an effective display, and much more. Jillian is a professional photographer with 10 years of experience in the market scene. From her early days at local art markets to now being the co-organizer of one of the biggest markets in Calgary, Jillian has seen both sides of the market-life coin.

Tickets available over on Eventbrite.

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Work it Wednesday!

Are you needing a little more help setting up your Etsy shop? Drop by for Work it Wednesday with the Team Etsy Calgary leaders and work alongside your peers to get your shop up-and-running or even just give it a tune up.

This drop-in session will give you an opportunity to ask questions, get tips, all while enjoying the fabulous atmosphere of Rosso Coffee Roasters. We’re here to help!

The tickets to this event are free, but please show your support for Rosso Coffee Roasters by purchasing a drink or a snack. Since space is limited, please only grab a ticket if you are sure you will be able to attend. If you’ve bought a ticket and can no longer make it, please send us an email at etsycalgary@gmail.com so we can open up your ticket to someone else.

Let’s get those shops polished! Grab your ticket over on Eventbrite.

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