#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.
Northside Holiday Crawl December 22nd, 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!
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.
Hygge Holiday Market at Lawless Distilling December 23rd, 2018 4:00-8:00pm 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.
Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center Monday-Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm Saturdays 9:00am-5:00pm Closed Sundays 505 Nicollet Suite 100, Minneapolis
Open 6 days a week, the
Meet Minneapolis Visitor 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.