For thousands of gift givers across our snowy state, a trip to a local holiday market or boutique is a given. Expect to find the perfect gift for the pickiest of people at these five markets across the Twin Cities.
Old St. Anthony Holiday Bazaar || Serving as your one-stop shop for handmade goods and gifts, the Old St. Anthony Holiday Bazaar (Dec. 5) at Machine Shop in Minneapolis promises a can’t-miss destination for all things merry and bright.
Minneapolis Holiday Boutique || Escape from the cold, and head to the Minneapolis Convention Center for the annual Minneapolis Holiday Boutique (Dec. 10-12), where 128 vendors are sure to have something special for anyone on your list—from handmade clothing to one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and more.
Stillwater Holiday Craft & Gift Show || Boasting sentimental selections, universally loved gifts, and more, the 6th annual Stillwater Holiday Craft & Gift Show (Dec. 11-12) has a permanent spot on our “nice” list. Enjoy free coffee and cookies as you shop amongst 70 booths and pop-up shops.
Maple Grove Christmas Craft and Gift Show || Across town? Shop handcrafted arts and crafts, jewelry, bath and body products, and home décor among other holiday items from 60 vendors at the Maple Grove Christmas Craft and Gift Show (Dec. 18).
Plate & Parcel Holiday Market || Avoid the cold at Plate & Parcel Holiday Market (Dec. 18), located inside the climate-controlled greenhouse at Wagner’s Garden Center in Minneapolis. Peruse dozens of food and goods vendors while staying warm and toasty.
Looking for additional options? Check out the European Christmas Market at Union Depot through Dec. 24 or Fair Trade Holiday Market in Minneapolis through Dec. 27.