ACTION KIT: Alternative Gift Fairs 101

by New Dream   |   April 14, 2017

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Want to build community?

Tired of the commercialization of the holidays?

Learn how to organize an Alternative Gift Fair in your town!

Alternative Gift Fairs are a way to promote the gift-giving tradition of the holiday season without the wastefulness and commercialization of conventional shopping.

Alternative gifts prioritize meaning over materials — they may include charitable donations, gently used secondhand items, help for a community project, and more. Whether for a few dozen or a few hundred people, Alternative Gift Fairs are a fun and inspiring way to celebrate the holidays. 

Click below to learn more:

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Host an Alternative Gift Fair

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Hold and Alternative Gift Fair in Your Community

WEBINAR: How to Organize an Alternative Gift Fair

WEBINAR: Organizing an Alternative Gift Fair – FAQs

Alternative Gift Fair Success Story (1)

Alternative Gift Fair Success Story (2)

Thinking of hosting one? Email us at with “Alternative Gift Fair in (City, State)” and let us know what you’re planning and how we can help!

Learn other ways to keep the holidays more about others and less about things with our Simplify the Holidays campaign, or check out SoKind Registry!