#Shoplocal this holiday season and come away with unique gifts for everyone. Even when it’s snowing, Minneapolis can’t stop/won’t stop opening doors of pop-up shops and markets in support of local artists, vendors, and small businesses. Find the perfect gift while supporting your community in the process! Check out these holiday shops this season.
Linden Hills Market Every Sunday, November 4th - December 23rd, 2018 9:00am-2:00pm Sunnyside Gardens
Celebrate all things local as the Linden Hills Holiday Market hosts the very best craftspeople, artisan food producers, and ready-to-eat food makers the North has to offer. Need a tree? Pick one up alongside the market in their huge Christmas tree lot, making it the best one-stop shop for unique holiday gifts, decadent gourmet treats, and winter home and garden decor. The market is dog and kid-friendly, with vendor lists changing every week!
Holidazzle Thursdays-Sundays, November 23rd-December 23rd, 2018 Thursdays from 5:00-9:00pm | Fridays from 5:00–10:00pm | Saturdays from 11:00am–10:00pm | Sundays from 11:00am–7:00pm See full schedule Loring Park
Celebrate the holidays celebrate in a Winter Wonderland in Loring Park! Holidazzle is the motherland of pop-up shops in the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The Holidazzle Shops Tent is a heated and covered space tent, free from the chill! Enjoy food, beverages, Minnesota made crafts, live music, giveaways, fireworks, tree lightings and even meet Santa. Don't forget to take your ice skates for a ride on the big rink and stay for special movie nights featuring classic holiday movies! Metro Transit is offering
free rides on select days, so get your passes now!
The Great Northeast Make Merry Every Thursday, November 29th-December 20th, 2018 5:00-9:00pm Sociable Cider Werks
Shop handcrafted goods and foods by local makers with a cider in hand! This festive holiday market series is the perfect place to find what you didn't even know you were looking for.
Minneapolis Craft Market Weekend at Holidazzle December 13th-16th, 2018 Thursday 5:00-9:00pm | Friday 5:00–10:00pm | Saturday 11:00am–10:00pm | Sunday from 11:00am–10:00pm Loring Park
Minneapolis Craft Market is taking over the Holidazzle shops tent for a full weekend with 25 high quality local artists and makers each day. The Holidazzle Shops Tent, a heated and covered space, will be packed full of local artists and makers selling handmade jewelry, clothing and accessories, woodwork, home decor, prints, fiber art and more! Alongside the shops tent are local beer and coffee vendors making it the perfect place to warm up with a drink and get your holiday gift shopping squared away! As many holiday shops, the lineup of artists changes daily.
Adam Turman: Pop-up at sota clothing December 15th & 16th, 2018 10:00am & 12:00pm Sota Clothing
Adam Turman, one of Minnesota’s most popular artists, will be popping-up at the sota storefront during our normal store hours! Turman is a very talented illustrator from Minneapolis, MN, who creates bold, colorful pieces of Minnesotan landmarks and the great outdoors.
Mill City Holiday Market December 15th, 2018 10:00am-1:00pm Inside the Mill City Museum
The market doesn’t stop in October! Shop from over 40 local farmers, food makers and artists for weekly groceries, unique handmade gifts and holiday meals. The Mill City Farmers Market is Minneapolis’ trusted source for local and organic food all year round.
Local Makers Holiday Fair December 15th, 2018 11:00am-4:00pm Red Stag Supperclub
Join Red Stag for their Local Makers Holiday Fair featuring handcrafted goods, artwork and vintage finds from over a dozen local makers!
Holiday Craft Market December 15th, 2018 12:00-5:00pm Pryes Brewing Company
Come on down to Pryes for their second annual Holiday Craft Market! Find the perfect gifts from hats and mitten to air plants and botanicals. There's something for everyone!
A Handmade Holiday Market Saturday 15th, 2018 12:00-5:00pm Lakes & Legends Brewing Co.
Holiday gift shopping doesn't have to be miserable, we promise! Sip on a farm-to-table Belgian beer while you peruse dozens of items made by local talented artists at this kid and dog-friendly market! Are you a last minute shopper? No problem, this holiday market has you covered! Join their special "
Procraftinate" market for last-minute shoppers, on Saturday, December 22nd. They will be featuring a new lineup of artists each weekend.
A Winter's Night Market December 15th, 2018 4:00-9:00pm Artspace Jackson Flats
An eclectic winter night market brought to you by A Conspiracy of Strange Girls and the residents of Artspace Jackson Flats. Shop 30 plus independent designers, emerging brands and artists with live music and complimentary libations!
Northside Holiday Crawl December 16th, 2018 Times vary Locations vary
The Northside Holiday Crawl is an evolution of
Northside Holiday Boutique pop ups and Black Friday on Broadway. Visit 8 shops on Black Friday (11/23), 9 on Small Business Saturday (11/24), and 7 other pop up shops throughout December all across North Minneapolis!
Northeast Winter Market December 16th, 2018 Sundays January 20th, February 17th, and March 17th, 2019 10:00am-2:00pm Solar Arts by Chowgirls (third floor)
Support local food vendors and artisans throughout the winter months at the #frostfreemarket! The market will feature music on vinyl by The Ring Toss Twins, prepared foods, local beer and Bloody Mary bar, a place for kids to play and a variety of local vendors.
A Very Vintage Holiday Market December 16th, 2018 12:00pm-5:00pm Lakes & Legends Brewing Company
Come on down for the December edition of Minneapolis Vintage Market at Lakes & Legends Brewing Company in Loring Park! Gather around the Christmas tree and sip seasonal beers as we bring together the Twin Cities' top vintage vendors in one holly jolly marketplace!
Hygge Holiday Market at Lawless Distilling December 16th & 23rd, 2018 4:00-8:00pm each day Lawless Distilling
Minneapolis Craft Market is heading to Lawless during their Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar this December! A new lineup of makers will be selling every Sunday in the back room of the distillery which is transformed into a festive holiday tiki grotto where guests can get gifts for everyone on their holiday list while they sip on the best cocktails in town.
Procraftinate: A Handmade Holiday Market for Last-Minute Shoppers December 22nd, 2018 12:00-5:00pm Lakes & Legends Brewing Co.
As mentioned above in the Handmade Holiday Market, Lakes & Legends is hosting a market specifically for all you last-minute shoppers out there!
Brit's Holiday Market December 22nd, 2018 12:00-6:00pm Brit's Pub
Come in to shop, and stay to enjoy tasty pub fare, housemade mulled wine or a hot toddy by the fireplace before heading over to nearby Loring Park for the Holidazzle fireworks!
Last Call: A Holiday Market December 22nd, 2018 3:00-8:00pm FOOD BUILDING
Did you sleep on your holiday shopping or were you waiting for our party? Either way, get over to FOOD BUILDING for some shopping, eating, drinking and make merry.
Fulton Beer and Lowry Hill Meats will be serving tasty beer, and tacos while you wrap your gifts in our totally stocked and FREE gift wrapping station. Movies and music and more.
Minneapolis Visitor Information Monday-Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm Saturdays 9:00am-5:00pm Closed Sundays 505 Nicollet Suite 100, Minneapolis
Open 6 days a week, the
Minneapolis Information Center is home to Minnesota Makers products, which features the handmade work of local artisans. Peruse the store for unique art, unique holiday gift ideas, decor, apparel and other retail goods. Current items include pint glasses and prints from well-known local artists, as well as candles, ceramics, glassware, clothing and much more by talented Minnesotan artists.