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NEED SOMETHING LOCAL, STAT?

Many a Royal Bison vendor’s work can be found at these fine Edmonton independent shops year-round:
Hideout Distro (on 124st)
Tix on the Square (Churchill Square)



FIND US!

Since 2007, the Royal Bison has popped up at the Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 

As of spring 2020, the fair is online-only until we've all got that sweet sweet vaccine and it's truly safe to gather again. In 2020, the Royal Bison has held four separate online pop-up events to great success. We're excited to support Edmonton's community of artists, designers and makers in the online space.

THE ROYAL BISON IS AN EDMONTON-BASED, TWICE-A-YEAR FESTIVAL OF THE BEST AND MOST CURIOUS ART, CRAFT AND DESIGN EDMONTON AND REGION HAS TO OFFER. WHILE ITS ROOTS ARE LOCAL, THE FAIR WELCOMES VENDORS FROM THE REST OF ALBERTA, BRITISH COLUMBIA AND SASKATCHEWAN.

We're a tightly curated, vendor-run, craft art and design fair located in the heart of the established Old Strathcona retail district in Edmonton, Canada. The fair has been blowin’ through town since 2007, has a ferocious following of supportive customers, and dare we say it gets better and better each season.

The fair pops up for a weekend only three times a year with top-notch makers, designers, illustrators and assorted hangers-on showing their work and they bring some of the most vivid design, art and craft in the country. The fair revels in all things local and independent and acts a springboard and showcase for the area's creative endeavours.


The Royal Bison Fair pops up in the territory of the nations of Treaty No. 6 and of the Métis and Blackfoot nations. The Royal Bison is committed to anti-racism. We work to create a welcoming, supportive, and capacity-building environment to show amazing work from our diverse maker community!


WHO RUNS THIS THING, ANYWAY?

Vikki Wiercinski

LEAD ORGANIZER

Vikki Wiercinski is a graphic designer and ceramicist. She has been organizing the Royal Bison since 2010. Read more about her and her work at veekee.ca

Emily Chu

CO-ORGANIZER

Emily is a commercial illustrator and maker of goofy art products. She was born in Beijing, and raised in Alberta. For more info, please visit heyemilychu.com

Matthew Stepanic
MEDIA OUTREACH

Matthew Stepanic is the editor of Glass Buffalo magazine, co-owner of Glass Bookshop and a freelance writer. Learn more about him & his work at matthewstepanic.com

Jim Johansson

STOCK KEEPER II

Jim Johansson is a film photographer, a registered nurse, and is real good at shouting "we're closed!" at the end of the fair. Find his work @jimshootsfilm