Holiday Markets & Shops in Minneapolis

#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.

Chameleon Pop-Up Shops

Through December 31

With many new retailers at Gaviidae Common and the IDS Center, you’ll experience a colorful new alternative to the pandemonium of holiday shopping. You’ll discover gift ideas you won’t find anywhere else. Special treats for the special people in your life. And maybe a little something fun for yourself. But hurry, what you find today may be gone tomorrow.

Minneapolis Gift & Art Expo

November 1st, 2019 | 12:00pm
November 2nd-3rd, 2019 | 10:00am
Minneapolis Convention Center

Celebrate the holidays at The Minneapolis Gift & Art Expo! Featuring a dazzling array of homewares, holiday decor, jewelry, accessories, pottery, sculpture, textiles, paintings, and so much more. Find fabulous gifts from accomplished artisans and unique boutiques across the city—all under one roof!

Plate & Parcel Holiday Market

Every Saturday & Sunday, November 2nd-December 22nd, 2019
Wagners Garden Center

Linden Hills Holiday Market is now Plate & Parcel Holiday Market! The market will take place in the greenhouses at Wagner's Garden Center which will be bustling with Christmas trees and festive winter home and garden decor, making it the Twin Cities' most charming one-stop shop for unique holiday gifts, decadent gourmet treats, and home goods.The vendor list changes every single week, so come more than once!

MN Christmas Market 2019 at Union Depot

November 2nd, 2019
Union Depot

The MN Christmas Market is an annual pop-up holiday shopping event that showcases homegrown brands and makers, with a charitable twist. All vendors will donate 7% of sales from the event to a local charity that is fighting for kids in the Twin Cities. Two of their three pop ups will be in the Twin Cities this season!

Handmade for the Holidays

November 3rd & 24th, 2019
La Doña Cervecería

Minneapolis Craft Market is setting up shop in La Doña Cervecería, the Minneapolis brewery, taproom and entertainment space fusing Latin culture and The North. Vendors will be different each weekend. Get a jump start on your holiday gift buying, all with a beer in hand!

Minneapolis Holiday Boutique

November 8th-10th, 2019
10:00am each day
U.S. Bank Stadium

Shop more than 300 booths and find the latest trends in apparel, décor, jewelry, seasonal gifts, gourmet foods and more! Stroll through the lights and sparkle of the uniquely decorated Festival of Trees where each tree will be available for silent auction, and all proceeds will benefit Coats for Kids through Operation Warm. Tickets available now!

Yard & Yarn Fiber Arts Market

November 16th, 2019
Textile Center

Minneapolis Craft Market is hosting the first annual Yard & Yarn Fiber Arts Market at Textile Center! They are bringing together the very best in contemporary textile and fiber artists from across Minnesota at one fun holiday market. Find work from all mediums including crochet, macrame, weaving, quilting and more!

Northeast Winter Market

November 17th & December 15th, 2019
(Post-holiday markets: January 19th, February 16th, March 15th & April 19th, 2020)
Solar Arts by Chowgirls (third floor)

Support local food vendors and artisans throughout the winter months! The market will feature music on vinyl by The Ring Toss Twins, prepared foods, local beer and Bloody Mary bar, monthly kids activities and a variety of local vendors.

MN Christmas Market 2019 at Nicollet Island Pavilion

November 17th, 2019
Nicollet Island Pavilion

The MN Christmas Market is an annual pop-up holiday shopping event that showcases homegrown brands and makers, with a charitable twist. All vendors will donate 7% of sales from the event to a local charity that is fighting for kids in the Twin Cities. Two of their three pop ups will be in the Twin Cities this season!

Plaid Friday 2019

November 29th, 2019
Northeast Minneapolis

Support the local economy on Plaid Friday, celebrate the diverse and creative local businesses in Northeast Minneapolis!

Thanksgiving Weekend Winter Markets

November 29th-December 1st, 2019
Sociable Cider Werks

They're back at it again for their annual *outdoor* winter markets this Thanksgiving weekend! Enjoy music and cider while browsing the work of local artists, farmers and foodmakers. Perfect for the whole family, even the furry friends, each day features a new lineup of makers!

Black Friday on Broadway

November 29th, 2019 | 2:00-8:00pm
November 30th, 2019 | 10:00am-4:00pm
West Broadway, Minneapolis

Join the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC) and the Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON), as they present Black Friday on Broadway, a 2-day shopping experience featuring local shops and businesses. While shopping with local small businesses you will find the latest fashion, art, beauty products, and gifts, something for everyone. This 2-day event not only includes lots of amazing small businesses, but also entertainment and giveaways!

Minneapolis Craft Market at Holidazzle

Thursdays-Sundays, November 29th-December 22nd, 2019
Thursdays from 5:00-9:00pm | Fridays from 5:00–10:00pm |
Saturdays from 11:00am–10:00pm | Sundays from 11:00am–7:00pm
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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!

North Loop Holiday Bazaar

December 1st, 2019
Modist Brewing Co.

Minneapolis Craft Market is returning to Modist Brewing Company in the North Loop for one of their biggest indoor holiday markets of the season! Vendors will fill the taproom as a festive one-stop shop for visitors to pick up high quality, artisan-made gifts and relax with a beer.

Hygge Holiday Market at Lawless Distilling

December 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd, 2019
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, where guests can get gifts for everyone on their holiday list while they sip on the best cocktails in town.

Neu Neu Night Market

December 5th
The Neu Neu

An evening of holiday shopping featuring some of Minneapolis’ most sought-after makers and artisans in a pop-up marketplace experience.

There will be delicious food, treats and holiday drinks available for shoppers to purchase.

Holiday Craft Market

December 5th, 12th & 19th
Pryes Brewing Company

Come on down to Pryes for a series of cozy and warm Thursday evening markets! Shop around the taproom to pick up all your handmade holiday gifts from local makers and enjoy a pint or two while you shop!

3rd Annual Nordic Julemarket

December 6th, 2019 - 3:00-8:00pm
December 7th, 2019 - 12:00-8:00pm
December 8th, 2019 - 12:00-6:00pm
Utepils Brewing Company

Nordic Julemarket is a unique holiday market that has a cultural emphasis with its inspiration taking root in Christmas traditions from the five Nordic Countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. There will be scores of local artisans and shop-owners to help you complete your holiday shopping, plus traditional folk-dancing and live-music performances, Nordic-inspired street food and locally crafted beverages both hot and cold, not to mention all the best wintry-weather* socializing!

Nordikk Butikk at European Christmas Market

December 6th-8th, 13th-15th, & 20th-22nd, 2019
Fridays 4:00-9:00pm | Saturdays 11:00am-9:00pm | Sundays 11:00am-6:00pm
Union Depot

Nordic Julemarket presents an exciting lineup of Scandinavian-Inspired vendors in a collective market stand at the Annual European Christmas Market at Union Depot! The European Christmas Market is the most authentic Christmas market you will find on this side of the Atlantic, presenting their first ever collective boutique: "Nordikk Butikk" this year.

Julmarknad - ASI's Christmas Market & Festival

December 7th, 2019 - 10:00am
December 8th, 2019 - 11:00am
American Swedish Institute

Julmarknad, the American Swedish Institute’s Christmas Market, features handcrafted items for sale by nearly 55 talented local and regional artists, alongside performances, family make n' take crafts and festival food. Enjoy special music and dance performances throughout the Mansion from Nordic groups.

Betty's 3rd Annual Bizarre Bazaar

December 7th-8th, 2019
Betty Danger's Country Club

This is not your local Church craft sale, this is Betty’s Bizarre Bazaar and she does things her way, quirky some would say. Sip on a hot drink while shopping talented local artists, artisans and crafters and even take a break with a view of the Minneapolis skyline on Betty Danger's ferris wheel!

A Handmade Holiday Market

December 7th, 14th, & 21st
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! They will be featuring a new lineup of artists each weekend.

A Very Vintage Holiday Market

December 8th, 2019
Machine Shop

Come on down for the December edition of Minneapolis Vintage Market at the Machine Shop! Enjoy a wonderful array of vintage vendors, making it a mini-city packed with pre-loved goodies. Pick up vintage treasures for everyone on your gift list!

Holiday Spirits Maker Market

December 14th, 2019
Royal Foundry Craft Spirits

This holiday market at Royal Foundry features local makers in the beautiful distillery and cocktail room. Shop around and enjoy delicious cocktails to complete the festive holiday gathering!

Old St. Anthony Holiday Bazaar

December 15th, 2019
Machine Shop

They'll have two full floors of handmade goods, perfect for holiday gift shopping. You'll find everything you need for those on your gift list including jewelry, apparel, home goods, body care products, kids wear and more!