The Jesselton Artisan Market (JAM) is a curated showcase of Malaysia’s skilled artisans and their creations based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah by Salt x Paper Stationery. From decorative arts, jewellery, furniture, clothing, food items to handmade creations, come and be inspired by the kaleidoscope of Malaysia’s unique & whimsical artisanal goods and let those creative juice flow!

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Upcoming Market

Save the date! See you at our upcoming market that will be packed with artisanal goods, yummy food, wonderful company and mezmerizing performances!

Past Markets

Check out all the buzz, happenings and excitement from past markets!

Exhibitions & Film Screening

A showcase of North Borneo’s indigenous art & culture


Traditional Artisanship of Northern Borneo

Celebrating Kaamatan

Wagas De Asi
“Beras Si Ipar”

Short Films & Documentaries

Art & Culture Talks

Come learn together through these talks and sharing sessions by some of our creative guest speakers!

Semangat Together

Artists as Ambassadors

Cultural Revival & the Role of Artists

An Introduction to Sundatang: The Lost Lute of Northern Borneo

Creative Workshops

Fun learning for all through these creative workshops at the market!

Christmas Cream Gel Workshop

Christmas Scented Candle Workshop

Christmas Scented Candle Express Workshop

Woven Mandala Christmas Ornaments Workshop

Iris Folding Christmas Card Workshop

Christmas Ornaments Watercolour Workshop

Gingerbread House Workshop

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)


Where is Jesselton Artisan Market located?

JAM December will be held at SICC (Sabah International Convention Centre).


Are children allowed at the Jesselton Artisan Market?

As per MKN’s latest SOP, children below 12 years old are allowed, and must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult. Children are advised to wear mask or face shield.


Are we allowed to bring our own containers and bags?

Yes, please feel free to bring your own containers to tapau the yummylicious food from JAM and also your own shopping bags.


Are there ATMs in SICC?

No, unfortunately not. The nearest ATM is located at Suria Sabah.


Do the vendors accept e-wallet payments?

Yes, most of the vendors do accept e-wallets. That is the preferred payment method. It is still advisable to have cash at hand for easy shopping as some vendors only accept cash.


Are we allowed to eat in the hall?

We would like to encourage all visitors to eat at the pre-function areas (outside the hall). This is to curb the spread of Covid in enclosed, air-conditioned areas inside the mall.


Is there any entrance fee to enter the hall?

Entrance to the Jesselton Artisan Market is absolutely free!

Join us as a vendor

Are you an artisan, maker, crafter or creator who makes your own products? Then we want YOU to be part of this movement here at JAM to share and sell your creations to the world!

8-9 Jan 2022

5-6 Feb 2022

5-6 Mar 2022

2-3 Apr 2022

7-8 May 2022

11-12 Jun 2022

2-3 Jul 2022

6-7 Aug 2022

3-4 Sep 2022

1-2 Oct 2022

5-6 Nov 2022

3-4 Dec 2022

8-9 Jan 2022

5-6 Feb 2022

5-6 Mar 2022

2-3 Apr 2022

7-8 May 2022

11-12 Jun 2022

2-3 Jul 2022

6-7 Aug 2022

3-4 Sep 2022

1-2 Oct 2022

5-6 Nov 2022

3-4 Dec 2022

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