Snag the perfect gifts at 2022 Holiday Markets in Houston

The Holiday Festival at Levy Park offers a holiday market and festive fun | Courtesy of Levy Park

Get in the spirit of the season with our guide to 35+ holiday markets offering Christmas decorations and seasonal shopping opportunities across Greater Houston.

It’s that time of the year that brings a slate of holidays, and seasonal markets abound to serve all your decorating and gift-giving needs.

We’ve gathered more than 35 of these special pop-up markets taking place across the Greater Houston area, to help you shop for that one-of-a-kind gift for your friends and family—or yourself.

If you’re on the hunt for weekly and monthly farmers markets and local vendor pop-ups, then check out more listings in our calendar.

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2022 Christmas Markets in Greater Houston

Week of Monday, November 28

  • Blitzen’s Bazaar at Independence Park | Friday, December 2 | No Cover – Enjoy a full day of live entertainment, a holiday gift market, a tree lighting ceremony and a fireworks show to cap it all off in Pearland. 9am to 9pm.
  • Holiday on 19th Street in the Heights | Friday, December 2 | No Cover – This annual holiday event on 19th in the Heights helps you to get into the holiday spirit with shopping in the historic district and snow that will help transform the popular destination, along with local eats and live music. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Latina Podcasters Posadas Live at Ronin Harrisburg | Friday, December 2 – Enjoy a cultural holiday event from Texas’ Latina Podcasters in the East End. Participate in fireside chats with top Latina podcasters, plus enjoy holiday spirits, a Latina-owned vendor market, posadas and carols, and more. 7pm to midnight.
  • Home for the Holidays Market at Humble Civic Center | Friday, December 2 & Saturday, December 3 – Humble hosts more than 100 local merchants doling out one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts and festive decor for you to deck out the home ahead of the final holiday push. Tickets are $6. 10am to 6pm daily.
  • Hollydays Market at Fort Bend County Fairgrounds | Friday, December 2 to Sunday, December 4 – Get your holiday shopping done with weeks to spare at this Rosenberg market that brings together more than 100 merchants, crafters and small businesses doling out all sorts of winter and Christmas-themed goods. Tickets are $6; good for all three days. Friday and Saturday 10am to 6pm; Sunday 11am to 4pm.
Check off your gift shopping at Home for the Holidays Markets in Greater Houston | Courtesy of Home for the Holidays Markets
  • Montgomery County Mistletoe Market at Montgomery County Fairgrounds | Saturday, December 3 – More than 230 vendors are expected to offer everything you need to shop for the holidays, including apparel, home and garden decor, gourmet foods, fashionable jewelry and more in this special holiday market in Conroe. $5. 9am to 5pm.
  • 3rd Annual Pawliday Market at Powder Keg | Saturday, December 3 | No Cover – In Memorial City, the popular drinkery brings a holiday bash for you and your furry friends. Shop more than 40 local vendors, throw on an ugly sweater for you and your (leashed) pup, take selfies with Santa, and more. 10am to 2pm.
  • 12th Annual Katy Old Fashioned Christmas in Historic Downtown Katy | Saturday, December 3 | FREE – The Katy Old Fashioned Christmas returns in a big way, bringing 200 vendors to the open-air market that also includes food trucks, an appearance by Santa, live entertainment, a beer garden, and more. 10am to 5pm.
  • HolidayFest & Artisan Market at B-52 Brewing | Saturday, December 3 | No Cover – Welcome the holiday season with more than 80 artisan high-end vendors, craft beer, live music, food trucks, and photo ops with Santa at the Conroe brewery. 11am to 5pm. 
  • First Saturday Arts Market in the Heights | Saturday, December 3 | No Cover – Hit up the monthly market on 19th Street for a day of artisan goods and handcrafted works, plus live music, food trucks, beer and wine. 11am to 6pm.
The Mistletoe Market returns to Bagby Park in early December | Courtesy of Midtown Houston
  • Have a Nice Day presents A Holiday Market at Stages | Saturday, December 3 | No Cover – The Montrose theater hosts an evening market that celebrates BIPOC makers, creators and causes. Come by to shop holiday crafts and boutique goods, stay for the delicious eats like Boo’s Burgers, run by the newly-crowned Oxtail MashUp champ, Joseph Boudreaux. 4pm to 8pm.
  • Santa’s Shopping Stroll at CityCentre | Saturday, December 3 | No Cover – The Memorial shopping hub hosts an early December evening with discounts at local retailers, kid-friendly activities and a free tumbler available at the plaza that you can sip adult beverages from at a limited number of retailers. 4pm to 8pm.
  • 5th Annual Poinsettia Market at Tlaquepaque Market | Saturday, December 3 | No Cover – The Eastwood marketplace hosts another year of holiday shopping and community cheer with an event featuring local artists and vendors along with food, music and giveaways. 4pm to 9pm.
  • Òrêké By TAMRIS Holiday Pop-Up at Post Houston | Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4 | No Cover – The Indigenous fashion brand, TAMRIS, presents their annual mega holiday market featuring more than 50 local brands at Post. 11am to 10pm.
  • 2022 Holiday Festival at Levy Park | Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4 | FREE – This 2-day festival returns to Levy Park, offering plenty of family fun with a holiday market, crafts station, live music performances, a free photo booth with Santa, and more. Noon to 5pm.

Week of Monday, December 5

  • All Access Art Holiday Market at Railway Heights Market | Friday, December 9 | No Cover – Near Washington Ave, Railway Heights hosts a special holiday edition of the monthly art market that normally takes place in Downtown. Gather to check out local creatives and craftspeople that are selling their work while you enjoy music, food and more. 6pm to 10pm.
  • The French Farm Open Warehouse Sale in the Heights | Friday, December 9 & Saturday, December 10 | No Cover – The Heights shop for imported foods and goodies from Europe opens its warehouse doors to the public for its annual winter sale, offering complimentary wine and cheese while you shop gourmet food, housewares and more. 10am to 5pm.
  • Mistletoe Market at Bagby Park | Friday, December 9 & Saturday, December 10 | No Cover – The annual two-day market returns to Midtown, gatheering dozens of vendors, artisans and performers for a curated market to shop crafts, gifts and more. Friday 5pm to 10pm; Saturday 10am to 4pm.
  • Tomball German Festival Christmas Market at Tomball Depot | Friday, December 9 to Sunday, December 11 | FREE – Do as the Germans do and celebrate Christmas with plenty of food, beer, and wine, as well as live music on three stages, a petting zoo, and a holiday market featuring more than 150 vendors with antiques, arts and crafts, souvenirs, and more. Times vary.
  • Studio School Student Art Sale at Glassell School of Art | Friday, December 9 to Sunday, December 11 | No Cover – For one weekend in December, the Glassell School of Art at MFAH lets the public browse a huge selection of jewelry, ceramics, paintings, sculpture and much more, just in time for the holidays. Times vary.
Gather all the gourmet goodies you need for winter at the French Farm | Courtesy of the French Farm
  • Hogwarts Christmas Village & Market at Kempner Park in Galveston | Saturday, December 10 | FREE – Stroll through a Christmas Village out of the Harry Potter books, where you can shop and sip on butterbeer, interact with beloved characters and win points for your house in trivia competition. 10am to 2pm.
  • Houston Plant Market at Houston Botanic Garden | Saturday, December 10 – In South Houston, the Botanic Garden hosts more than 40 local plant, craft, art and food vendors for a morning and afternoon of holiday shopping for the green thumb in your life. Educational workshops, yoga and art therapy sessions will also be available. $15. 10am to 3pm.
  • Holiday Market at Heights Mercantile | Saturday, December 10 | No Cover – The dense district of shopping and dining on 7th Street in the Heights hosts its annual holiday market with pop-ups on the promenade, featuring local vendors doling out one-of-a-kind gifts for your holiday wishlist. 10am to 5pm.
  • Holiday Market at Redemption Square | Saturday, December 10 | No Cover – In Northeast Houston, this hub for shopping is serving up seasonal spirit with a day of local holiday vendors, an appearance by Santa, and live holiday tunes. 11am to 4pm.
  • The Market & Second Saturday at Sawyer Yards | Saturday, December 10 | No Cover – The monthly coinciding events returns to Arts District with a curated outdoor market of local artisans and food vendors, while nearby the various artist studios open up for art browsing and interacting with the artists. 11am to 5pm.
Market stalls line the streets of Old Town Tomball | Courtesy of Tomball German Festival
  • Holiday VIBE Market at Post Houston | Saturday, December 10 | No Cover – In Downtown, you can shop more than 300 local artists and vendors while you vibe to music from DJ Lifted and enjoy complimentary cocktails and bites from more than 20 different restaurants at Post. 11am to 6pm.
  • KTX Market Day at No Label Brewing Co. | Saturday, December 10 | No Cover – The Katy brewery hosts an afternoon market featuring local small businesses with live music and food trucks on-site. 1pm to 5pm.
  • Texas Bonita Holiday Market at the Esplanade at Navigation | Saturday, December 10 | No Cover – The East End esplanade hosts a winter afternoon and evening market filled with holiday shopping, live music, photo backdrops and more, just in time for the upcoming holidays. 3pm to 8pm.
  • Christmas Gift Market in Town Green Park | Saturday, December 10 & Sunday, December 11 | No Cover – For those leaving the gift shopping late, the Woodlands’ Town Green Park sets up shop with more than 150 exhibitors and local vendors for you to score that last-minute gift. 9am to 5pm daily.
  • Bazaar on the Bayou at White Oak Music Hall | Sunday, December 11 | No Cover – This popular market in Northside sees more than 75 local vendors setting up shop at the Houston music venue, with DJs spinning throughout the day and Raven Tower open for drinks. 10am to 5pm.
The holiday edition of Bazaar on the Bayou returns to White Oak | Courtesy of White Oak Music Hall
  • The Holiday Brunch! Mixer & Market at Pitch 25 | Sunday, December 11 – In EaDo, this annual market returns to Pitch 25, offering a yoga session and fitness bootcamp to go with a selection of vendors and makers with festive goods. Plus, try your worst at the ugly sweater contest, snag a photo with Santa, and enjoy live music, food, drink and more. Yoga and fitness bootcamps are $5 each; entry to the market is free. 11am to 6pm.
  • Brazilian Christmas Market at Wildcatter Saloon | Sunday, December 11 – The Katy-area drinkery returns with another year of Brazilian Christmas with live Brazilian music, foods from the region, arts and crafts, face painting and Santa Claus. $5. 1pm to 5pm.
  • H-Town Sneaker Summit at NRG Center | Sunday, December 11 – For the sneakerhead in your life, it’s hard to top the finds available when thousands come together to sell, swap and shop sneakers, streetwear and vintage apparel at this super-sized event at NRG. $35. 3pm to 8pm.
  • Kinky Circus & Artist Market at Numbers Nightclub | Sunday, December 11 – Pair your shopping for local goods with a circus spectacle when it comes to the fabled Montrose nightclub for an evening of live performers, circus acts and more. Cover charge at the door. 7pm to 2am.

Week of Monday, December 12

  • Champagne and Candy Canes Market at Evelyn’s Park | Thursday, December 15 | No Cover – Get some local holiday shopping done featuring vendors like Shopaholic Sanctuary, Finditgirl, NandRcandles, and Cheese & Boards Co. along with $3 mimosas from Betsy’s at Evelyn’s Park in Bellaire. 10am to 7pm.
  • The French Farm Open Warehouse Sale in the Heights | Friday, December 16 & Saturday, December 17 | No Cover – The Heights shop for imported foods and goodies from Europe opens its warehouse doors to the public for its annual winter sale, offering complimentary wine and cheese while you shop gourmet food, housewares and more. 10am to 5pm.
  • Christmas Horror Market Pop-Up at Raven Tower | Saturday, December 17 – Check out local vendors dealing in handcrafted and vintage horror goods, snap a photo with Krampus, and meet horror celebrities from film franchises like The Return of the Living Dead, Creepshow, Halloween, and more. $5 in advance; free for ages 12 and under. Noon to 7pm.
  • A BLCK Christmas Holiday Market at Pearland Town Center | Saturday, December 17 | No Cover – This fourth annual Holiday Market from the minds behind BLCK Market offers the opportunity to shop from local, Black-owned businesses to find the perfect gift for your friends and family—or just yourself. 1pm to 6pm.
Shop local Black-owned businesses at Pearland Town Square in December | Courtesy of BLCK Market
  • HoliDaze Market at Railway Heights Market | Saturday, December 17 | No Cover – Shop from more than 40 vendors, vibe to sounds from DJ Konen, and take in live dancing and freestyle performances, great food and drinks at this last-call holiday market at Railway Heights. No cover, but other ticket levels with goodies bags start at $25. 4pm to 9pm.
  • Brews & Browse: Art & Food Market at Urban South HTX Brewery | Sunday, December 18 | No Cover – The Houston outpost of the NOLA brewery hosts an art and food market with more than 30 vendors and artisans on hand, plus face painting, food trucks, live music and raffle prizes. Noon to 5pm.
  • Future Retro Market at Post Houston | Sunday, December 18 | No Cover – This collective swap meet finds shoppers and sellers hitting up Post to deal in sneaker and vintage finds, plus streetwear apparel and more. Noon to 6pm.
  • Obscure Oddities Market at Numbers Nightclub | Sunday, December 18 – If you’re on the hunt for something outside the mainstream, this recurring market at Numbers offers strange and unique vendors dealing in things like taxidermy, skulls, antiques, found art, and the bizarre. Stick around to enjoy food and drink, plus sideshow and music performances. $5; 18+ only. 1pm to 8pm.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and much more while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.