Sales + Events: February Features Markets of All Varieties

This month’s shopping and events highlights in and around the Twin Cities

Spring Flower Show

Get an early taste of spring amid the cold February weather in Minnesota. The theme of this year’s Spring Flower Show is Gardening With Nature, emphasizing gardens that benefit birds, bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects. Featuring 18 vignettes throughout the show, visitors can expect inspiration for the 2023 gardening season. Feb. 3-26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily @ Oswald Visitor Center & Snyder Building,

Riverwalk Winter Market

This year, the beloved Riverwalk Market Fair is expanding into the winter season. Held along the Cannon River in the heart of Northfield, Minnesota, the Riverwalk Market Fair is an arts and farmers market featuring local artists in pottery, jewelry, wood carving, and more. Additionally, food vendors provide artisan foods and locally grown produce for purchase. Feb. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. @ 115 5th St. W., Northfield,

Mill City Winter Market

Grocery essentials, handmade gifts, and other goods are just some of what you’ll find at the Mill City Winter Market. As a local nonprofit organization, Mill City Farmers Market strives to build a local, sustainable food economy in a vibrant, educational marketplace. Winter Markets take place inside the Mill City Museum. No admission required. Feb. 4 and 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. @ Mill City Museum,


Sonder is the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own. The Sonder event, hosted by marketing agency Some Great People and local entrepreneur Sarah Edwards, is an interactive art experience designed to celebrate and support Minnesota creatives in their craft. Join in on the fun, and experience artistry in a new way. Feb. 4, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. @ The Chambers Hotel,

Northeast Winter Market

Since 2000, Northeast Farmers Market has created an enjoyable shopping experience with quality products and affordable prices. With over 45 vendors to shop, from jewelry and soap to baked goods, the market provides goods to satisfy any taste. Feb. 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. @ Earl Giles Distillery,

February Art Fair

In addition to the Arboretum’s Spring Flower Show is the February Art Fair, home to beautiful, creative works featuring botanically themed products from local artisans. Some vendors include Arkstone, 108 Candles, Dakota Mae Design, and Heartifactory—with many more artists as well. Find a gift for Valentine’s Day, or grab your next living room statement piece. Feb. 18-19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ Oswald Visitor Center & Snyder Building,

Minneapolis Vintage Market at Machine Shop

Minneapolis Vintage Market is a marketplace of curated, one-of-a-kind goods. The market occurs monthly at various venues around the Twin Cities, hosted this month at the Machine Shop. Browse selections from over 250 vintage collectors selling Minnesota’s best vintage clothing, accessories, and home goods. Feb. 19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ Machine Shop,

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