Holiday Market Guide
Nov – Dec 2017
What: Join us to sip, shop, and celebrate at Streetsense! On Thursday November 30, we’re hosting our third annual Streetmarket, a curated holiday pop-up. The event is open to the public, and will feature a mix of local retailers including Bailiwick Clothing Company, Undeniable Boutique, Cherry Blossom Creative, Take Care Shop, KUZEH Pottery, Whiskey Ginger, Steadfast Supply, Bazaar Spices, Mallory Shelter Jewelry, Urban Jungle, Capital Craft Co., Typecase Industries, and more! The event will also feature complimentary small bites and beverages and an interactive photo booth. We hope to see you there!
Where: Streetsense, 3 Bethesda Metro Center #140, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
When: Thurs, Nov 30, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Who: Heurich House Museum
What: Join us the first weekend in December to shop locally made goods at our 5th annual outdoor holiday market and tour the seasonally decorated historic home of the Heurich family! The museum honors the Heurich family’s German heritage by recreating a traditional German public Christmas market in its garden. This holiday shopping event, Dupont Circle’s only holiday market, features goods from local artisans, including jewelers, ceramicists, bakers, makers of housewares and more. Tour the historic home of DC’s most successful brewmaster Christian Heurich to view seasonal decorations and enjoy the mansion’s intact interiors. On Friday, December 1st from 4-9pm the museum will feature products Made in DC. The market… will also be open on Saturday, December 2nd from 11am-5pm and Sunday, December 3rd from 11am-5pm featuring products made all over the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area. On Saturday and Sunday, be one of 75 attendees at our VIP Shopping Hour from 10 am to 11 am. Tickets will go fast! VIPs will have exclusive access to talk to the makers themselves and first pick of items all while avoiding the lines and crowds! The museum will open at 11 am, so VIPs can be first to see the seasonally decorated home. New this year is the option to purchase a full weekend pass, allowing entry to the market Friday through Sunday. Tickets are available online until 5pm on November 30 and then will be sold at the door only. Admission fee includes all-day admission to the market and one entry to the historic Heurich home. Food and refreshments (alcoholic and non-) will be available for purchase.
Admission is $10 for adults, $2 for children (2-12) and $15 for the VIP Shopping Hour. Full weekend passes are $20 for adults, $4 for children (2-12), and $30 for access to the VIP Shopping Hour on Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Heurich House Museum, New Hampshire Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, United States
When: Fri, Dec 1st – Sun Dec 3rd, 1pm – 5pm
Grump! Arts and Crafts Show 2017
Who: Tina Henry-Barrus and Meaghan O’Malley
What: GRUMP! is the best ever alternative arts and crafts holiday show. GRUMP! returns to Crystal City on December 9, 2017, and will be your best chance to shop local this holiday season AND get your picture taken with the GRUMPY Yeti. Whether you join us as either a vendor or a shopper, you are sure to have a fantastic day. Check out the site above for the 50+ vendors coming to GRUMP at Crystal City.
Where: 1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA, United States
When: Sat, Dec 9th, 12pm – 5pm
Miss Pixie’s 5th Annual Holiday Market!
Who: Miss Pixie’s
What: Our 5th Annual Holiday Market is here! Join in on the festivities at Miss Pixie’s Furnishings & Whatnot…
This year’s raffle proceed will go to Casa Ruby LGBT Community Center right here in DC! Come + purchase a raffle (or 5!) to win amazing prices from all of our vendors + favorite local spots while donating to an amazing organization!! Local Makers selling their goods in the Makers Market!
Where: Miss Pixie’s, 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States
When: Sat, Dec 1st, 2017 5pm – 8pm
Holiday Pop-Up Shop Brief Assembly
Who: Carolyn and Mallory
What: In the continuation of bringing national and local retailers to the district, Union Market will host the first installation of new pop-up concept shop Brief Assembly this holiday season. Brief Assembly is a fully operational storefront space where selected makers, designers and independent brands from across the U.S. will have their goods sold in a unique and curated shopping experience. The store will run from Saturday, November 25 through Saturday, December 23 in a historic warehouse space. Brief Assembly was created by Carolyn Misterek of MATINE and Mallory Shelter of Mallory Shelter Jewelry, both small business owners in the District. The duo dreamed up the concept to help fellow creative brands gain exposure and reach a new customer base in the D.C. area, while also designing a new shopping experience for local residents. Opening on Small Business Saturday, savvy shoppers will have the chance to peruse an array of women’s apparel, jewelry, apothecary and beauty items, leather goods and accessories, and homewares perfect for gifting. More than 20 local and national brands, including Emerson Fry, Our Heiday, WKNDLA, Par en Par and Evermore Paper Co will be available to shop at the pop-up.
Where: Union Market, Washington, DC, United States
When: Sat, Nov 25 – Sat Dec 23rd,2017 11am – 7pm
Downtown Holiday Market
What: Bringing a unique and festive shopping “village” to the heart of Downtown DC, the market features more than 150 regional artisans, crafters and boutique businesses of ethnically produced goods. Hundreds of diverse gift items, such as jewelry, pottery, paintings, and textiles will be offered by 60 exhibitors each day. Click here for more information.
Where: Penn Quarter 8th and F Street NW Washington DC
When: Fri, Nov 24th – Sat Dec 23rd, 12pm – 8pm
What: Winterwilds is a unique indoor holiday market showcasing independent and emerging brands, designers, and small businesses. This two-day event, the first of its kind in Park Potomac, features a carefully curated selection of more than 50 vendors. With live music from standout emerging artists, creative workshops, and DIY activities for all ages, Winterwilds is more than a marketplace — it’s a celebration of artistry and invention. Presented by Park Potomac – the premier destination to have it all at your fingertips shopping, dining, and apartment living in Potomac, MD just minutes away from Washington, DC – Winterwilds brings a fresh take on the holiday market, infusing the spirit of the season with a playful and creative energy. The name refers to the eclectic variety of independent artists and businesses represented, and also to a host of whimsical creatures populating the space as art installations and decor. Bears parachute from the ceiling with umbrellas. Colorful snakes double as decorative garlands. Gazelles pull a sleigh. Giraffes wear extremely long turtleneck holiday sweaters. Offering an alternative to today’s increasingly commercialized, mass-produced holiday experience, this delightful rumpus will enchant wild ones of all ages.
Where: Park Potomac, 12435 Park Potomac Ave 6th Floor, Potomac, MD 20854.
When: Sat Dec 9th – Sun Dec 10th, 10am-5pm