Come to the Summit Avenue Artisan Festival for a fun day with your family. Shop food and handcrafted items from over 40 local artists, participate in a silent auction and a soup tasting contest, and enjoy homemade turkey pot pies. The festival has a little bit for everyone. Read more about Summit Avenue Artisan Festival
Fashion & Shopping
Featuring 75 booths of handcrafted items made by local artists, this event is a great opportunity to support local artists and get some gifts for others. Items include jewelry, handmade lotions, paintings and more! There will also be festive music and treats for guests to enjoy. Read more about 41st Annual Old-Fashioned Holiday Bazaar
The Minneapolis Vintage Market is setting up a mini-city full of vendors from various vintage offerings. Their pop-up location on this date will be held at the Machine Shop where you can find that one-of-a-kind gift for someone special this holiday season. Read more about A Very Vintage Holiday Market
Holidays can be stressful, but the second annual North Loop Holiday Bazaar may have everything you need. Hosted by the Minneapolis Craft Market and Modist Brewing Company, the Bazaar will have high quality, artisan-made gifts from 35 vendors. After shopping, you can grab a beer and relax. It’s time to get your holiday shopping started. Read more about North Loop Holiday Bazaar
Inspired by the traditional German, open-air Christmas markets, Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt brings a cherished German tradition with local charm and a festive holiday atmosphere to Excelsior, Minnesota.
The festival features German holiday foods, decor, gifts and entertainment for the entire family. It is the family event of the season and free and open to the public. Find out more at ExcelsiorChristmas.com. Read more about Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt
Explore unique holiday shopping while helping a good cause. Shop brands like Minnesota Mall and Northern Glasses to get a head start on this year’s holiday style. Seven percent of sales will be donated to The Reel Hope Project, an advocacy organization for kids awaiting adoption. Read more about MN Christmas Market
The market might have moved locations this year, but it still has the same great combination of food vendors and artisans. Shop fresh, locally sourced produce while sampling some of the excellent ready-to-eat fare. Browse the work of artists from the area and find unique gifts for the people on your Christmas list.
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Shop for unique, handmade holiday gifts from local vendors, taste European inspired food and delicacies and enjoy festive holiday entertainment. The European Christmas Market is based on the traditional, charming, and festive open air Christkindlmarkts that spring up in Germany, Austria and other countries during the Advent season. More information on vendors can be found at: https://stpaulchristmasmarket.org/ Read more about Union Depot European Christmas Market
Arts of the Holidays, an annual art sale, features works by returning favorites and new artists. During Arts of the Holidays you can shop arts and fine crafts by more than 130 local artists, selected for character and value, and perfect for holiday giving. This event is a holiday shopping must! Read more about Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale
Get started with your wedding planning with the premiere wedding expo of the Twin Cities. Bring your to-do list and get ready to check off venues, caterers, florists, photographers, DJs, dresses and suits from local vendors.
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