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It’s Pop-Up Season! Your Guide to Shopping Local This Holiday

Let this living roundup show you the way.

Okay, so these days every season is pop-up season. We’re lucky to have a thriving community of makers as well as local businesses who want to host their events! But as the holidays roll around, it’s especially great to shop local, and whatever you end up getting is probably going to be cooler than what you'll find in a  big box shop or mega-website.

The following is a living guide to upcoming events and sales. I’ll be adding more happenings as things are announced over time, and I’m bringing back this handy emoji key for those who prefer to skim: 

🌈 Make the holidays gay!           🎩 Totally vintage

🦄 Dang, that’s a unique market! 🤎 Support BIPOC artists!

💥 Just added this week!               🍺 You can drink and shop!

🍰 Find foodstuffs here                ➕ Check for more dates

Are you hosting a locally-minded event you don't see below? Send the details over to jessica@viraluae.com. 

This Week!

Friday, December 22

A Procrastinator’s Sip + Shop 💥💥💥

Featuring pottery from members of Forma, a community clayroom, as well as apothecary goods, screenprints, photography, and more. 4-9 p.m. Brasa, 812 W. 46th St., Minneapolis.

Holiday Happy Hours ➕➕➕💥💥💥🎩 🎩 🎩

Featuring extended hours, drinks and food, and a pop-up clothing/jewelry/housewares vendor The Vintage Bowl. 4-8 p.m. Fridays through Dec. 29. Everyday Ejiji, 4501 34th Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Saturday, December 23

Final Countdown Holiday Market 💥💥💥🎩 🎩 🎩

Larissa Loden Jewelry hosts this pop-up market of designer and vintage threads, THC and CBD items, pottery, and more. Oh, and there will be friendly llamas from 1-3 p.m. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Larissa Loden, 2032 Marshall Ave., St. Paul.

Last Merry Minute Wild Vintage Market 💥💥💥

Featuring local vendors, in-house deals, and more for last-second shoppers. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Clapping Monkey House of Coffee, 7270 Commerce Cir. E., Fridley.

Four Seasons Nordic Village

ALREADY HAPPENING!

The Artful Present ➕➕➕

This holiday pop-up features 27 artists. Free. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fri.; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. through the holidays. Veronique Wantz Gallery, 901 N. Fifth St., Minneapolis.

Raging Art On ➕➕➕

Shop all kinds of rockin’ items from local artists. Free. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wed.-Sat. through Jan. 6. Gamut Gallery, 717 S. 10th St., Minneapolis.

Holiday Weekend Markets ➕➕➕

A rotating group of makers and businesses will show up each weekend, and the Happy Land Tree Lot is open daily. Noon to 8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. through Dec. 23. Keg and Case Market, 928 Seventh St. W., St. Paul.

Feelin' you, Bench Pressed.

Bench Pressed Pop-Ups ➕➕➕🦄🦄🦄

Local artists and makers are stopping by the studio/shop each weekend for special events and extended store hours. Check online for each week’s lineup. Free. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for pop-up Saturdays through Dec. 23; the store is also open daily. Bench Pressed, 2010 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Dayton's Holiday Market ➕➕➕

Shop from nearly 80 local brands and makers. Free. Daily through Dec. 30. The Dayton’s Project, 700 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis.

Four Seasons Nordic Village Market ➕➕➕🍺🍺🍺

Eight cabins host a weekend holiday market by MartinPatrick3, with a different variety of makers each weekend. Free. Noon to 4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. through January (except Christmas and NYE). Four Seasons Minneapolis, 245 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.

Handmade Holiday Market at Lakes & Legends

Holiday Saturdays ➕➕➕

Yee-haw! Shop from hundreds of artists at this weekly holiday happening. Free. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 23, as well as extended hours starting at 10 a.m. Nov. 25, Dec. 2, and Dec. 9. Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson St. NE, Minneapolis.

Idea House 3 ➕➕➕

After a three-year hiatus, the museum’s gift shop is back with 60+ emerging and established designers that, according to the official press release, “advance a visionary point of view.” Free. Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis.

Jul Shop at the Museum Store ➕➕➕

Featuring Nordic-inspired imports and locally made treasures through the holidays. Free. American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Ave., Minneapolis.

Mill City Farmers Market's Winter Market ➕➕➕🍰🍰🍰

Long running market in the shadow of Mill Ruins Park, featuring local, sustainable, and organic groceries and produce, as well as handmade gifts and goods. For the season, the market is moves inside Mill City Museum (museum admission is not required). Winter Markets are held on the first and third Saturdays of each month, November through April. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 750 Second St. S., Minneapolis; millcityfarmersmarket.org.

NSCA Holiday Gift Market ➕➕➕

Featuring over 80 local makers. Free. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thu.-Sun. through Dec. 17. North Suburban Center for the Arts, 110 77th Way NE, Fridley.

Textile Center's Holiday Gallery Shop ➕➕➕

Featuring hand-knitted items, winter wear, kitchen stuff, jewelry, art, and more with a focus on textiles, of course, from over 100 makers/artists. Free. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tue.–Thu.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Through Dec. 23. The Textile Center, 3000 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis.

TMORA Holiday Shop ➕➕➕

Featuring items from small artisans, designers, European markets, and publishing houses. Open daily during museum hours. Free. The Museum of Russian Art, 5500 Stevens Ave., Minneapolis.

Winter Skolstice at Viking Lakes ➕➕➕🍺🍺🍺🍰🍰🍰

Featuring vendors, holiday-themed cocktails, food trucks, free live music, outdoor activities for kids, and more. While some events have cover charges, many happenings are free admission. 4-9 p.m. Mon.-Wed.; 4-10 p.m. Thu.-Sat.; 3-10 p.m. Sun. through Feb. 24. Viking Lakes, 730 Vikings Pkwy., Eagan; find a complete schedule at explorevikinglakes.com.

European Christmas Market, Union Depot

Holidays on Nicollet ➕➕➕

Minneapolis Craft Market hosts this locally-made retail popup experience, plus window displays, entertainment, and more through the holidays. Free. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tue.-Sat. through Dec. 30. IDS Center, 747 Nicollet Mall (former Hubert White Menswear store), Minneapolis. 

Past Events

Friday, November 24

Hop Kingdom Minn Made Market 🍺🍺🍺

Local vendors celebrate local beer through art, with giftables and other fun, including upcycler Cool Trash. 5-9 p.m. Fulton Taproom, 414 N. Sixth Ave., Minneapolis.

Black Friday at Mia 🦄🦄🦄

Featuring free tickets to “In Our Hands: Native Photography, 1890 to Now” (tickets are required; click here to RSVP), free coffee and treats in the lobby, and shopping in the gift store. Free. 8-10 a.m. Minneapolis Institute of Art, 2400 Third Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Black Friday at Forgotten Star 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring an all-day happy hour plus deals on brewery gifts. Free. Noon to 11 p.m. Forgotten Star Brewing, 38 Northern Stacks Dr., Fridley. 

Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt 🍺🍺🍺

This one is more of a festival than a market, but there will be local vendors here. Otherwise, get distracted by trolley rides, winter-themed parades, cultural performances and demonstrations, kids’ fun, Santa and Krampus, and more holiday whimsy. Tickets are $5-$10; find 'em here. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. Excelsior East Parking Lot (Behind Excelsior Brewing Company), 249 Water St., Excelsior.

Holiday Hues: Festive Fine Art Sale

Shop pieces from a variety of artists this season, with special sales planned, and a coffee and cookies open house 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Douglas Flanders & Associates Presents, 5025 France Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday at Olio Vintage

Featuring sales, plus sips and snacks, pop-up gift vendors, and BLNCD with CBD-infused seltzer and body care samples on (noon to 2 p.m. Sat.). 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Olio Vintage, 21 Fifth St. NE, Minneapolis.

Escape from Black Friday at Bent 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring gift deals and a tapping of Dark Fatha Brewer’s Reserve at 2 p.m. Bent Brewstillery, 1744 Terrace Dr., Roseville. 

Saturday, November 25

NE Minneapolis Markers Market and Bar Hop 🍺🍺🍺

Shop local makers with a drink in hand. Locations Include Indeed Brewing Co., Padraigs Brewing, Tattersall Distilling, and Dashfire Distillery. Free. 1-6 p.m.

Hook Holiday Market 🦄 🦄 🦄 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring "darker," "spookier" holiday shopping from local makers, plus tastings and giftables from Zen Arcade Canna-Lounge. Noon to 5 p.m. The Hook & Ladder Theater, 3010 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis.

Itty Bitty Committee Small Biz Saturday Market 🌈🌈🌈

Shop queer vendors with this event hosted by the Gay Agenda Collective. 3-9 p.m. Insight Brewing, 2821 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.

MN Artisan Market's Pop-up Art Market 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring 10 local makers. 2-7 p.m. Can Can Wonderland, 755 Prior Ave. N., St. Paul.

Small Business Saturday Makers Market

Featuring tons of local makers, live music, coffee, and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Lowlands, 160 Wabasha St. S., St. Paul.

Made by Hands Holiday Sale 🍺🍺🍺

Shop 18+ local vendors each day. Noon to 5 p.m. Bauhaus Brew Labs, 1315 Tyler St. NE, Minneapolis.

Hindes Small Business Holiday Market

Shop local CBD goods, plus local makers, live music, and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hindes Store, 681 Winnetka Ave. N., Golden Valley.

Olde World Christmas: Small Business Saturday 🎩🎩🎩

With vintage Christmas items, decor, and gifts. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Haupt Antiek Market, 7570 147th St. W. #400, Apple Valley.

Market Collective MN Makers Market 🤎🤎🤎🌈🌈🌈🍺🍺🍺

Shop from BIPOC and queer vendors and allies. 1-5 p.m. Bad Weather Brewing, 414 Seventh St. W., St. Paul.

Small Business Saturday 🤎🤎🤎🍰🍰🍰
Featuring free Zumba sessions, Cranial Sacral Therapy, a food demonstration and samples from Indigenous Food Lab, free gifts for the first 100 people, and more. Check MetroTransit for a free ride to MGM today. Free. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis.

Quincy Street Holiday Market

Sunday, November 26

Quincy Street Holiday Market 🍺🍺🍺

Hosted by Minneapolis Craft Market. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Quincy Hall, 1325 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis. 

Southside Shtetl Chanukah Market 🦄 🦄 🦄 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring local makers celebrating Judaism in MN, with donations collected for the Palestinian Red Crescent Society and the East Phillips Urban Farm. 3-7 p.m. Black Forest Inn, 1 E. 26th St., Minneapolis.

Holiday Makers’ Markets 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring 20+ vendors. Free. Noon to 6 p.m. Urban Growler, 2325 Endicott St., St. Paul.

Holiday Market 🍺🍺🍺

Food, treats, beer, and small business vendors. Free. Noon to 5 p.m. Arbeiter Brewing Co., 3038 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis. 

Wednesday, November 29

BIPOC Holiday Market 🤎🤎🤎🌈🌈🌈🍺🍺🍺

Shop from 50+ local makers. 6-9 p.m. Wed.-Thu. Lush Lounge and Theater, 990 NE. Central Ave., Minneapolis.

Thursday, November 30

Olde World Christmas: Shiny and Bright 🎩🎩🎩

With vintage Christmas items, decor, and gifts. Free. Find more info at hauptantiek.com. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thu.;  9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fri.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. Haupt Antiek Market, 7570 147th St. W. #400, Apple Valley.

45th Annual Old-Fashioned Holiday Bazaar

This multi-story event has over 60 booths of giftables. Admission is $5. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thu.-Fri.;  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. Landmark Center, 75 Fifth St. W., St. Paul. 

A few examples of previous years sales.Raging Art On

Friday, December 1

Deck the Walls at 2010 Artblok

Open studio holiday shopping, with free cider and coffee, building tours, art demonstrations, and more. 5-9 p.m. Fri.; noon to 8 p.m. Sat.; noon to 5 p.m. Artblok, 2010 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis.

No Coast Craft-o-Rama

One of the O.G. makers’ market, this two-day fest returns to Midtown with over 60 vendors sharing their wares. Find more details here. Free. 4-8 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis.

Holiday Party Dress Pop-up + Happy Hour 🎩🎩🎩

Shop vintage holiday dresses all weekend, plus Friday’s happy hour features bubbly, guests vendors, and more. 4-7 p.m. Olio Vintage, 21 Fifth St. NE, Minneapolis.

Annual Nordic Julemarket 

Shop from over 25 Nordic and Nordic inspired makers. 4-8 p.m. Fri.; noon to 8 p.m. Sat.; noon to 6 p.m. Sun. Utepils Brewing Co, 225 Thomas Ave. N., Minneapolis.

Do the Dow 

Featuring work by 50+ artists in the studios and the gallery, plus activities for all ages, tarot card readings, and music. Free. 5-9 p.m. Fri.; noon to 8 p.m. Sat. The Dow Arts Building, 2242 University Ave. W., St. Paul.

Julmarknad Holiday Market

Shop handmade and locally crafted goods from more than 60 regional artists, plus pop-up performances, family crafts, and festival foods. $30 Fri.; $18 Sat.-Sun. 6-8 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Ave., Minneapolis.

Totally Rad Vintage

Saturday, December 2

Vintage Wonderland 🎩🎩🎩

Shop ‘80s, ‘90s, and Y2K clothing, home goods, records, toys, memorabilia, and more from local vendors, all organized by Totally Rad Vintage Fest. Free. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sun. Mall of America, Huntington Bank Rotunda. 

56MAS + Punk Rock Christmas 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring special beer releases, live jazz runes while you shop, artisans and other local markers, and a fire pit with s'mores, followed by a punk rock show at 7 p.m. with Landfillharmonik, The Staboteurs, and Zombabies. 1 to 5 p.m. 56 Brewing, 3055 NE Columbia Ave., Suite 102, Minneapolis.

Hook and Ladder Holiday Record Sale

Shop vinyl, CDs, 45s, gig posters, vintage shirts, and more. $2 admission. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Hook and Ladder Theater, 3010 Minnehaha Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Summit Avenue Artisan Festival

Featuring 40+ local artists and artisans, kids activities, carolers, foods, and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. St. Paul's United Church of Christ on Summit, 900 Summit Ave., St. Paul.

Marché de Noël

Shop from 16 vendors who will be donating 10% of sales to Alliance Française. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Alliance Française, 227 Colfax Ave. N., Minneapolis.

Bizarre Bazaar: Winter Edition

Shop from 20+ different artists each day. Noon to 6 p.m. The Ivy Arts Building, 2714 E. 27th St., Minneapolis.

Twin Cities Record Show Holiday Pop-up 🎩🎩🎩

Shop 45s, CDs, memorabilia, and more. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis.

Market Collective MN Makers Market 🤎🤎🤎🌈🌈🌈🍺🍺🍺
Shop from BIPOC and queer vendors and allies. 1-5 p.m. Insight Brewing, 2821 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.

Christmas in Germany🍺🍺🍺🍰🍰🍰

Featuring Lebkuchen cookies baked by the GAI Damenklub, Haus brewed Glühwein (mulled wine), beer and traditional foods, German carols, and seasonal goods for sale by various vendors. Events are outdoors and indoors. Free. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Germanic-American Institute, 301 Summit Ave., St. Paul.

Sunday, December 3

The Midway Holiday Emporium 🍺🍺🍺🍰🍰🍰

This maker’s market and vendor fair features 20 creatives working in mediums including ‘zines, candles, buttons, print art, jewelry, cocktail mixers, and more. Free. Noon to 5 p.m. Dual Citizen Brewing Co., 725 Raymond Ave., St. Paul.

Mpls Vintage Market 🎩🎩🎩

Shop two floors of vendors. With coffee and DJ tunes. 11 a.m. to  4 p.m. Machine Shop, 300 Second St. SE, Minneapolis.

Xchange: A Sustainable Holiday Shop and Swap Experience 🎩🎩🎩🦄🦄🦄🍺🍺🍺🍰🍰🍰

With locally made goods and vintage in the ballroom, sweets and other treats in another room, and a group swap of gently used items, with embroiderers on hand to personalize items. There will also be DJ tunes, a tree lot in the alley, and holiday drinks for sale. For the swap, people will get a “swap” ticket for every item (worth $20 or more). Check online for more details and swap drop-off times. Free. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Hewing Hotel, 300 N. Washington Ave., Minneapolis.

Boom Island Brewing Makers Market 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring 12 artisans and beer. Noon to 4 p.m. Boom Island Brewing Company 5959 Baker Road #320, Minnetonka, MN 55345

Holiday Makers’ Market 🍺🍺🍺

Shop 20+ different vendors and makers. Noon to 6 p.m. Urban Growler, 2325 Endicott St., St. Paul.

Twin Cities Record Show Holiday Sale 🍺🍺🍺

Shop vinyl, CDs, gig posters, and more. Noon to 4 p.m. OMNI Brewing Co., 9462 Deerwood Ln., Maple Grove.

Market Collective MN Makers Market 🤎🤎🤎🌈🌈🌈🍺🍺🍺

Shop from BIPOC and queer vendors and allies. 1-5 p.m. BlackStack Brewing, 755 Pryor Ave. N., St. Paul.

Holiday Bake Sale

Friday, December 8

Light Up the Night: Festivities & Merriment Art Market

Featuring live music, over 40 artists and makers, and beer. 5-10 p.m. Fri.; noon to 8 p.m. Sat. Solar Arts Building, 711 15th Ave. NE, Minneapolis.

Holiday Market

5-9 p.m. Jackson Flats, 901 18 1/2 Ave. NE, Minneapolis.

Midway Holiday Market

Shop from 10 local artists and makers. 5-9 p.m. Groundswell, 1340 Thomas Ave. W., St. Paul.

Saturday, December 9

Palace Theatre Holiday Market🦄🦄🦄

The First Ave gang have teamed up with the folks behind the Minnehaha Falls Art Fair and the Frightfully Early Holiday Market to host this unique market of 50+ vendors, some of which will be directly on the Palace’s stage. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. Palace Theatre, 17 W. Seventh Place, St. Paul.

Holiday Bake Sale 🍰🍰🍰

Shop for sweet and savory treats from 30+ local bakeries and local vendors. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Union Depot, 240 E. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul.

California Building Holiday Market 

Featuring over 30 open studios, live music, kid-friendly activities, and free hot cider and cookies. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. California Building, 2205 California St. NE #514, Minneapolis.

Open Studio Sale

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Grain Belt Warehouse, 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis.

Sip & Shop Makers’ Market

Featuring a dozen makers, Santa Claus, and deals. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wild Grind Coffee, 6031 Pillsbury Ave., Minneapolis.

Black Forest Inn’s Christmas Market

Noon to 7 p.m. Sat.; noon to 5 p.m. Sun. The Black Forest Inn, 1 E. 26th St., Minneapolis.

Casket Arts Holiday Market

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Casket Arts Building, 681 17th Ave. NE, Minneapolis.

Festive A.F. (as Friends) 🦄🦄🦄

Hosted by cross stitchers Third Daughter, Restless Daughter and Inner Vue Soaps. With 15+ makers. Noon to 4 p.m. Northrop King Building, Ste. 332, 1500 Jackson St. NE, Minneapolis.

The Makers’ Market

Tonkadale Greenhouse hosts its annual holiday Makers Noon to 4 p.m. Tonkadale Greenhouse, 3739 Tonkawood Rd., Minnetonka.

Market Collective MN Makers Market 🤎🤎🤎

Shop from BIPOC and queer vendors and allies. Noon to 4 p.m. Modist Brewing, 505 N. Third St., Minneapolis.

Cake's Winter Market

Featuring 10 makers and vendors each day. Noon to 4 p.m. The Music Lab (right near Cake Plus Size Retail), 5161 Bloomington Ave., Minneapolis.

Winter Makers’ Market

Featuring a holiday beer release, beer poking, 20+ makers, a hot cocoa bar, and more. 1-7 p.m. Forgotten Star Brewing, 38 Northern Stacks Dr., Fridley.

The Black Market: BBIB Market 🤎🤎🤎

Shop clothing, beauty items, jewelry, food, and more from local BIPOC-owned businesses. Reserve a free ticket at theblackmarketmpls.com. 2-7 p.m. The Lab – Pilot Facility and Taproom, 767 N. Eustis St., Minneapolis. 

Holiday Market

Shop 11 vendors. Noon to 4 p.m. Unmapped Brewing Co., 14625 Excelsior Blvd., Minnetonka.

Holiday Makers’ Market ➕➕➕

Two weekends of gift shopping. Noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 2 and Dec. 9. Broken Clock Brewing Co., 1712 Marshall St. NE #100, Minneapolis.

Holiday Gift Market: Made in Tanzania🦄🦄🦄

Shop unique Tanzanian art and gifts. All sales will benefit Project Zawadi. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Twin Cities Friends Meeting, 1725 Grand Ave., St. Paul.

Holiday Market ➕➕➕🍺🍺🍺

Featuring over 20 local artists and makers. Free. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Malcolm Yards Market, 501 30th Ave. SE, Minneapolis.

TC Record Show Hoppin’ Hudson Holiday Rock ‘n’ Roll Garage Sale Pop-up 🎩🎩🎩🍺🍺🍺

Shop 45s, CDs, memorabilia, and more. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. Hop & Barrel Brewery, 310 Second St., Hudson.

Sunday, December 10

A Handmade Holiday Market 🍺🍺🍺

Minneapolis Craft Market hosts local artists and makers. Free. Noon to 5 p.m. Sun. through Dec. 10. Lakes & Legends, 1368 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis.

House of Mercy Anti-Capitalist Christmas Bizarre 🦄🦄🦄

Featuring festive items that are upcycled, recycled, and handmade. 4-6 p.m. House of Mercy, 436 Roy St. N., St. Paul.  

Happy Holigaze 🌈🌈🌈

A queer pop-up featuring five LGBTQ+ makers. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Caydence Records & Coffee, 900 Payne Ave., St. Paul.

Holiday Market at Toolbox 

Featuring 10+ makers. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Toolbox Collective, 3400 42nd Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Cloudland Market 🦄🦄🦄

Featuring custom vinyl record cutting, ceramics, leather goods, snacks, DJs playing tunes, and more. Noon to 6 p.m. Cloudland, 3533 E. Lake St., Minneapolis.

Odd Market 🎩🎩🎩

Indoor maker’s market featuring a dozen local artists and vintage sellers, including jewelry, prints, comics and zines. Noon to 4 p.m. Odd Mart, 2520 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Jingle Market 

Featuring Mr. and Mrs Claus, artisan vendors, music, Drag-Santa-Barbie, and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dancing Bear Chocolate, 4367 N. Thomas Ave., Minneapolis.

Modus Locus’s Holiday Market 🎩🎩🎩

Featuring 30+ artists, live music, vintage vendors, and more. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Modus Locus, 3338 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis.

Holiday Market at NoHo 

Food, deals, festivities, and more in the neighborhood. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 718 N. Washington Ave., Minneapolis.

Old St. Anthony Holiday Bazaar 🍺🍺🍺

Another local shopping banger from Minneapolis Craft Market. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Machine Shop, 300 Second St. SE, Minneapolis.

Fair Trade Holiday Market 🦄🦄🦄

Shop fair trade items from Fair Trade Minneapolis, Elevat, Trade Winds, and Trades of Hope. Free. Noon to 4 p.m. The DREAM Shop, 3701 N. Fremont Ave., Minneapolis.

Wednesday, December 13

Holiday Arts & Crafts Market 🌈🌈🌈🍺🍺🍺

Featuring 50+ local makers. 6-9 p.m. Wed.-Thu. Lush Lounge and Theater, 990 NE. Central Ave., Minneapolis.

Thursday, December 14

Merry Merry! A Holiday Fashion Show + Pop-up
Local boutique the Fitting Room hosts a fashion show highlighting local fashion designers and brands, with a vendor mart where you can buy the items as well. Tickets are $50–$60. 6:30-10 p.m. The Museum of Russian Art, 5500 Stevens Ave., Minneapolis. 

Drag Queen Bingo is coming to Fulton.Holidazzle, RIP for now

Friday, December 15

Fulton Brewing Dose of Minni Dazzle ➕➕➕🍺🍺🍺🍰🍰🍰

Alas, Holidazzle was canceled this year. But this four-day party at Fulton will offer Holidazzle vibes with artists, performers, vendors, and more from the beloved festival. There will be a vendor's mart all three days, with woodworkers, cocktail makers, knit goods, dog treats, soaps, jewelry, and more. There will also be special events, a few highlights include a winter bike ride with the Joyful Riders (Thu.), trapeze artists (Fri.), drag bingo (Sat.), and holiday trivia (Sun.), as well as free workouts, choirs, Santa visits, and more. For a complete schedule of events, visit FultonBeer.com. Free. 5-9 p.m. Thu.-Fri.; 2-7 p.m. Sat.; 1-5 p.m. Sun. Fulton Taproom, 414 N. Sixth Ave., Minneapolis.

Uptown Mpls Holiday Market ➕➕➕ 

Turquoise Vintage hosts this pop-up featuring vinyl, housewares, jewelers, maker items, and more. 3-8 p.m. Thu.; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri.–Sun. Dec. 7-10 and Dec. 13-17. 2756 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.

Winter Market 🤎🤎🤎

Shop from Indigenous makers and creatives. 5-10 p.m. Minneapolis Indian Women's Resource Center, 2300 15th Ave. S., Minneapolis.

The Queer Holiday Market 🌈🌈🌈🍺🍺🍺

Shop from 30+ local queer artists and makers, with holiday drinks and drag performances. Some proceeds from vendors and $1 from every drink purchased from the back bar will benefit the Aliveness Project. 5-9 p.m. Urban Growler Brewing, 2325 Endicott St., St. Paul.

Holiday Pop-up Series ➕➕➕

Shop unique makers each weekend. Find the schedule of guests here. 5-8 p.m. Fri.; 1-5 p.m. Sat. through Dec. 16. Fair State Brewing, 2506 Central Ave. NE, Minneapolis.

Saturday, December 16

Saturday Sip & Shop 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring 50+ artists. Noon to 6 p.m. Solar Arts Building, 711 15th Ave. NE, Minneapolis.

RedGreen Rivers’ Holiday Showroom 🤎🤎🤎

Shop from Hmong textile artists. 1-4 p.m. RedGreen Rivers, 422 University Ave. W., St. Paul.

Winter Markers’ Market 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring 20 local vendors, beer poking, and a hot cocoa bar. 1-7 p.m. Forgotten Star Brewing, 38 Northern Stacks Dr., Fridley. 

Alma Holiday Market 🍰🍰🍰

Shop from local makers and Alma apothecary goods. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alma, 528 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis.

North Loop Winter Market 🍰🍰🍰

The Black Market Events hosts this food-focused market, with hot cocoa, a family holiday photobooth, and more. Some proceeds benefit Minnesota Farmers’ Market Association. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 501 Royalston Ave. N., Minneapolis.

Nicollet Island Winter Market

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nicollet Island Pavilion, 68 Power St., Minneapolis.

Holiday Sale

Shop local artists working in the building. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lowertown Underground Artist Coop, 308 E. Prince St., St. Paul.

Poster Sale 🦄🦄🦄

MN Record Show hosts a sale featuring vintage gig posters from the ‘70s through the ‘90s from local bars and clubs. Noon to 5 p.m. Hook & Ladder, 3010 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis.

PlantyQueens’ Holiday Market

Featuring 40+ local vendors. Noon to 4 p.m. Hollywood Theater (next door to PlantyQueens), 2815 Johnson St. NE, Minneapolis.

The Nightmare Before Christmas Holiday Market 🦄🦄🦄

The Society for the Strange & Unusual hosts this shopping party with 25+ makers, themed cocktails, spooky music, and more. Noon to 6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Artspace Jackson Flats, 901 18th 1/2 Ave. NE, Minneapolis.

Minnesota Merry Market ➕➕➕

Homespun Events hosts this event with shopping, treats, and family-friendly activities with 70+ local artists and gift vendors. Free. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul.

Last Minute Gifts

Let’s be real: December 16 is still pretty early for some of us. Still, here you can shop from 25+ local makers, artisans, and craftspeople. Free. Noon to 5 p.m. Springboard for the Arts, 262 University Ave. W., St. Paul.

Holiday Art & Crafts Fair ➕➕➕🤎🤎🤎🌈🌈🌈

This monthly installment is holiday flavored in December, with 20+ local vendors and food trucks stopping by. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. Hidden MN, 1975 Oakcrest Ave., Roseville.

Saturnalia Saturdays

Featuring cool collabs, giftables, free astrological insights, and more. Noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 9 and 16. We the Starborne, 593 Hamline Ave. N., St. Paul.

8th Annual RedHot Art Market

A portion of sales will benefit the center’s scholarship programs. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center, 3749 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis.

Market Collective MN Makers Market 🤎🤎🤎🌈🌈🌈🍺🍺🍺
Shop from BIPOC and queer vendors and allies. Indeed Brewing Co., 711 15th Ave. NE, Minneapolis.  

11 Wells Holiday Market ➕➕➕🍺🍺🍺

Shop from 40+ different vendors each week, plus tunes and cocktails. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 25, Dec. 2, Dec. 9, and Dec. 16. Find the lineup here. 11 Wells Spirits, 704 Minnehaha Ave. E., St. Paul.

Sunday, December 17

Holiday Market 🍺🍺🍺

Featuring local vendors and goodies, beer, and Glühwein. Noon to 3 p.m. OMNI Brewing Co., 9462 Deerwood Ln., Maple Grove.

Holiday Bazaar

Featuring local artisans and artists, photos with Krampus. 2-6 p.m. Fletcher’s Ice Cream, 326 Hennepin Ave. E., Minneapolis.

The Woman's Club Holiday Market 🍺🍺🍺

Shop from 20 local vendors. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Woman's Club, 410 Oak Grove St., Minneapolis.

Market Collective MN Makers Market 🤎🤎🤎🌈🌈🌈🍺🍺🍺

Shop from BIPOC and queer vendors and allies. 1-5 p.m. Bad Weather Brewing, 414 Seventh St. W., St. Paul.

AppleHouse Holiday Boutique 🍰🍰🍰➕➕➕

There will be apple products here. Also squash, pumpkins, and other season produce and giftable foodie items. The shop is about a mile away from the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, which has a holiday lights stroll in full swing as well. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Open now through December 20. 7485 Rolling Acres Rd., Victoria.

Field and Festival Holiday Market ➕➕➕🍰🍰🍰

Another Minneapolis Craft Market jam, with local farmers, foodies, and artists. Free. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. through Dec. 17. Wagners Garden Center, 6024 Penn Ave. S., Minneapolis.

European Christmas Market ➕➕➕🍺🍺🍺🍰🍰🍰

This huge holiday market event features local makers and crafters selling traditional gifts; entertainment including live music, and dance; visits from Krampus, sled dogs, Santa, and reindeer; tons of food; traditional hot beverages; beer and gluhwein; Santa’s post office; an extended holiday market called Santa’s Village; and more. Bonus: Score a free Metro Transit ride to the event at uniondepot.org/holiday. Free. 4-9 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun (11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 8). Union Depot, 214 Fourth St. E., St. Paul. Through Dec. 17.

Wednesday, December 20

Holiday Bake Sale 🌈🌈🌈🍺🍺🍺🍰🍰🍰

Featuring 50+ local makers. 6-9 p.m. Wed.-Thu. Lush Lounge and Theater, 990 NE. Central Ave., Minneapolis.

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