Find the perfect gift at holiday pop-up markets around Houston

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Get a head start on your Holiday shopping at one of the many markets and pop-ups happening around Houston in November and December 2019.

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Support local businesses and vendors, all while shopping for one-of-a-kind goods and products, whether it be vintage clothing, handmade candles, locally made dog treats, or even a little something for yourself.

Houston Holiday Markets & Pop-Ups in November 2019

  • Night Market 2019 at Asia Society Texas Center | Friday, November 8 | FREE – Spend Friday evening at Asia Society Texas Center’s annual Night Market, which offers after-hours access to two exhibitions; live music; a Japanese-style carnival; a curated selection of food, home goods, art, and apparel from local artisans; and a ticketed beer garden with tasty bites. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Houston Vintage Market & Festival 2019 at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum | Friday, November 8 – Houston Vintage Market & Festival partners up with the 1940 Air Terminal Museum for their tenth anniversary. The celebration will include live performances, dancing, contests for best dressed, vintage planes, food trucks, and plenty of vintage shopping. Tickets are $30; $40 at the door. 7pm.
  • Arabian Bazaar at the Arab-American Cultural & Community Center | Saturday, November 9 | FREE – Palestinian American Cultural Center (PACC) presents an Arabian Bazaar at the Arab-American Cultural & Community Center in Southwest Houston. The first-time event will feature local, Arab-owned businesses showcasing their products to Houstonians, including local food trucks serving up tasty food and desserts. 10am to 6pm.
  • The Market at Sawyer Yards | Saturday, November 9 | FREE – The Market at Sawyer Yards is a curated market featuring a mix of artist mediums with a focus on folk art, where the maker is the seller, and artisan crafts, including packaged specialty foods. Featuring the highest concentration of working artists in all of Texas, The Market coincides with 2nd Saturday Open Studios, when artists from The Silos at Sawyer Yards, Winter, Spring, Summer, and Silver Street Studios, open their studios to the public. 11am to 5pm.
  • Bellaire Arts & Crafts Festival at Evelyn’s Park | Saturday, November 9 | FREE – Shop for unique items with your friends and family at the City of Bellaire’s Arts & Craft Festival at Evelyn’s Park. Just in time for the holidays, the festival will feature vendors and exhibitors showcasing and selling original art, artisan wares, and custom-made goods. Stroll through the aisles and browse items like ceramics, jewelry, woodwork and more. 11am to 5pm.
  • Kingwood Holiday Market at Town Center Park | Sunday, November 10 and Sunday, November 24 | FREE – Shop small and local businesses for the holiday season at the Kingwood Holiday Market at Town Center Park. Noon to 4pm.
  • Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market at NRG Center | Thursday, November 14 to Sunday, November 17 – Shop ‘till you drop at Houston’s highly-anticipated holiday shopping event, the annual Nutcracker Market at NRG Center. The Houston Ballet’s four-day market features more than 280 booths, offering unique gifts, home decor, gourmet foods, apparel, accessories and more. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in advance or with cash at the door. Times vary.
  • Junior League Holiday Market at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center | Friday, November 22 to Sunday, November 24 – Get an early start on holiday shopping at the 17th annual Junior League Holiday Market, which offers everything from flower arrangements and gourmet food to Christmas ornaments and personalized gifts. Tickets are $15. Times vary.
  • ArtCrawl 2019 at the Hardy & Nance Studios | Saturday, November 23 | FREE – The 2019 Art Crawl will feature over 50 resident artists opening their doors for you to peruse their studios and purchase art. Shop from painters, illustrators, photographers, potters, jewelry designers, sculptors and more at the Hardy & Nance Studios. 10am to 10pm.
  • HTX Boss Babes Holiday Festival at Social Beer Garden HTX | Saturday, November 23 | FREE – Head to Social Beer Garden in Midtown and celebrate local women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. The HTX Boss Babes Holiday Festival will feature vendors, food, female DJs, and interactive photobooths. Noon to 6pm.
  • Friendsgiving Market at Karbach Brewing Co. | Sunday, November 24 | FREE – Give thanks and shop from local artists and makers, vintage curators and more at the Friendsgiving Market at Karbach Brewing Co. Noon to 8pm.
  • Flea at Silver Street: Black Holiday Flea at Silver Street Studios | Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30 – Silver Street Studios’ Holiday Flea market returns for Black Friday weekend with one-of-a-kind collectibles, jewelry, vintage finds, artwork, mid-century modern furniture, and original designs from more than 100 local artists, designers, and craftsmen. Hit up the full bar and local food trucks, or browse for a best friend at on-site pet adoptions. Tickets are $5, free for ages 12 and under; use promocode 365HTX for half-off tickets. 10am to 5pm.
  • Thingamajingle on Main Street | Friday, November 29 | FREE – Head to the heart of Downtown for the Thingamajingle on Main Street, a giant holiday block party. Expect a Black Friday night market, a hipster Santa, a photo bus, holiday karaoke, and plenty of other holiday-themed activities. The event takes place along Main Street, which will be closed to vehicular traffic, between Commerce and Rusk in the Downtown Historic District. 7pm.

Houston Holiday Markets & Pop-Ups in December 2019

  • Flea at Silver Street: Black Holiday Flea at Silver Street Studios | Sunday, December 1 – Silver Street Studios’ Holiday Flea market returns for Black Friday weekend with one-of-a-kind collectibles, jewelry, vintage finds, artwork, mid-century modern furniture, and original designs from more than 100 local artists, designers, and craftsmen. Hit up the full bar and local food trucks, or browse for a best friend at on-site pet adoptions. Tickets are $5, free for ages 12 and under; use promocode 365HTX for half-off tickets. 10am to 5pm.
  • Kingwood Holiday Market at Town Center Park | Sunday, December 1 | FREE – Shop small and local businesses for the holiday season at the Kingwood Holiday Market at Town Center Park. Noon to 4pm.
  • Midtown Houston Mistletoe Market at Midtown Park | Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7 | FREE – Get a head start on your holiday shopping at the annual Midtown Houston Mistletoe Market, a boutique style market that features fine arts, handmade crafts, epicurean style foods, holiday movie screenings, and live entertainment. Times vary.
  • Holiday in the Park with Pop Shop America at Market Square Park | Saturday, December 7 | FREE – Shop local when Pop Shop America posts up at Market Square Park in Downtown. The market will include vintage, holiday-themed crafts, photo booths, live music and more. 10am to 4pm.
  • Katy Old Fashioned Christmas Festival in Katy | Saturday, December 7 | FREE – Make your way to the 10th Annual Katy Old Fashioned Christmas Festival in Historic Downtown Katy. This Christmas market will feature produce, arts and crafts, antiques, handmade goodies, carolers, food trucks, entertainment, a beer garden, 50,000 lbs of snow for the kiddos, and more. 10am to 5pm.
  • First Saturday Arts Market in The Heights | Saturday, December 7 | FREE – Browse fine art and eclectic goods at the free monthly First Saturday Arts Market in the heart of the Houston Heights. In addition to shopping and browsing, you’ll find live music, food truck bites, great people watching and more. 11am to 6pm.
  • Craftidote Holiday Market at Antidote | Saturday, December 7 | FREE – Located in the parking lot of the Antidote coffee house in the Heights, the annual Craftidote Holiday Market will feature over 40 local vendors. Noon to 5pm.
  • Heights Mercantile Holiday Market | Saturday, December 14 | FREE – Heights Mercantile hosts a family and pet-friendly outdoor Holiday Market filled with plenty of local vendors and makers. 10am to 5pm.
  • The Market at Sawyer Yards | Saturday, December 14 | FREE – The Market at Sawyer Yards is a curated market featuring a mix of artist mediums with a focus on folk art, where the maker is the seller, and artisan crafts, including packaged specialty foods. Featuring the highest concentration of working artists in all of Texas, The Market coincides with 2nd Saturday Open Studios, when artists from The Silos at Sawyer Yards, Winter, Spring, Summer, and Silver Street Studios, open their studios to the public. 11am to 5pm.
  • A Christmas Story Art Market at Karbach Brewing Co. | Sunday, December 15 – Shop from local vendors and artists while sipping on a Karbach beer at A Christmas Story Art Market. There will also be an ugly Christmas sweater contest and a gift wrapping station. Noon to 7pm.
  • Beers & Cheers Holiday Market at Saint Arnold Brewing Co. | Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22 | FREE – Shop for unique holiday gifts when Shop Local sets up their Cheers & Beer Holiday Market at Saint Arnold Brewing Co. This family-friendly event will feature plenty of local vendors, root beer floats for the kiddos, music, ugly sweaters, and even a gift wrapping section. Times vary.

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