This market promotes quality, New Zealand-made crafts whilst providing a comfortable, all weather venue in which crafters can display their wares, and buyers can browse. It's in close proximity to and complements the Howick Village's shops and its Farmers' Market.
This market, held on a first and third Saturday mornings of months March - December and every Saturday of November and December, adds to the attractiveness of Howick where folk can relax at its cafes and restaurants.
Our website shows colourful photographs of samples of the souvenirs, jewellery, Kiwiana, children's clothes, restored brass, denim bags, dolls and gifts suitable for all occasions and ages that feature regularly. Books by Merrilyn Jacquery and Gavin Gosney are available. Authors Marilyn Bakker and Ruth Hammond are always present to sign their books.
On a regular basis, jewellery, felting, knitting, children's wooden toys, crochet, restored brass, decorative canvasses, finger puppets, soft toys, souvenirs including paua jewellery, handmade cards, and more delight visitors to our market who comment on the quality of the crafts and the friendly atmosphere.
For tourists, the experience of the uniqueness of our Howick 'Classy Crafts' market is enriched by visiting the beautiful beaches as well as the Historical Village. 'Classy Crafts' provides gifts and novelties that will invoke the memories of a happy day in an idyllic setting.
Enjoy the warmth and comfort of 'Classy Crafts' in an indoor, all-weather setting.