Toque Craft Fair is an annual community event and fundraiser hosted by Western Front. It showcases a curated selection of British Columbia-based artists, craftspeople, and designers who make textiles, ceramics, jewellery, accessories, stationery, and home and body products. Shoppers were invited to browse the fair while enjoying drinks and bratwursts. 

Toque is all about goodwill, community, and fostering sustainability for artists and artist-run culture in Vancouver. The participating vendors generously donated 30% of all sales to support Western Front’s artistic program.

Participating vendors included Anita Sikma Design, AW by Andrea Wong, Beaton / Red Creek Kids, Carrall Street Canvas Co., Cloth Tone, Cracher Dans La Soupe Parfum, Daisy Fung Flowers, Draw Me A Lion, East Van Jam, Erin Templeton, fancypop, Fieldwork, Gailan Ngan, Henderson Dry Goods, Hendrik Lou, Julia Chirka, Nathalee Paolinelli Ceramics, Nectrous Botanicals, Paperbacknote, Publication Studio Vancouver, Project Weekend, Simply Read Books, Three Sisters by Emma, Tony Dubroy, WarmAndDrift, Wasted Effort, Woodlot, and Young Artist Warriors.

Whess Harman was commissioned by Western Front to design a limited edition tea towel. 

Presented with the support of G&F Financial Group, A&B Partytime Rentals, Brassneck Brewery, Buy-Low Foods, and Odd Society Spirits.


Western Front is a non-profit
artist-run centre in Vancouver.

We acknowledge the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations as traditional owners of the land upon which Western Front stands.