Spend your Black Friday weekend at local art markets


Steer clear of the malls this Black Friday with art markets and taking place all weekend long from Friday, November 29 to Saturday, November 20, 2013.

  • Black Friday Fashion Show at Fashion Truck Fest | Friday – Houston’s bimonthly gathering of fashion trucks holds it own unique trunk show (of sorts) at Liberty Station. See and shop the clothing and wares of Height of Vintage, Shoe Bar, Urban Izzy and the brand new Park Boutique along with drinks and live music. 4pm to 11pm. Free admission.
  • Pop Shop Houston Indie Craft Fair, Art Market & Music Festival | Friday & Saturday – Houston’s own indie craft fair, art market and music festival (pictured) brings more than 90 Houston-based artists and vendors together at Silver Street Studios. In addition to finding unique and interesting gifts, expect family-friendly activities like a vintage video game arcade, cool science lessons from Bright Minds and craft tables for kids and adults. Noon to 8pm both days. Free admission or $15 for VIP passes.
  • Moody Garden’s Home For The Holidays Gift Market in Galveston | Friday & Saturday – Head over to the Moody Gardens Convention Center to explore the treasures of 150 unique gift vendors. You’ll discover distinctive home décor, one-of-a-kind gifts, clothing, hand-made jewelry, candles, craft foods, a mobile boutique, accessories and more. Friday 2pm to 9pm. Saturday 10am to 9pm. $5 general admission. $50 VIP admission with VIP lounge access.
  • Savory Saturday Shopping Block Party | Saturday – Escape the leftovers in your fridge and take your pick from 10 Houston food trucks and browse the works of about eight Houston arts and crafts vendors. Food trucks include Bernie’s Burger Bus, Zeapod Cakery, Skratch, Flaming Patties, Koagie Hots and more. Free admission.

Photo courtesy of Pop Shop Houston

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