Through mid-December, there are a variety of holiday markets in Phoenix and beyond for filling those stockings during this season of giving. With bonuses like live music and warm drinks, these markets will make you feel especially festive while shopping small.
Nov. 24 to Nov. 26: Holiday Market at Legacy Park
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during Thanksgiving weekend, locals are invited to shop the goods of 200-plus vendors while enjoying live music and plenty of kid-friendly activities at Legacy Park. It is $5 to enter and $5 to park at the three-day holiday market. For more information, visit queencreekchamber.com.
Nov. 25 and Dec. 16: Sip & Shop Market at Greenwood Brewing
Greenwood Brewing hosts the return of its Sip & Shop Market event on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25, from 1 to 4 p.m., and its Holiday Night Market on Dec. 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. The holiday markets in Phoenix feature an array of woman-owned vendors from around the Valley. In addition to a delightful shopping experience, Greenwood Brewing will be offering special deals during both events. Attendees can enjoy two mini beers for $7.25 or opt for a tasting flight for $10. Greenwood Brewing will also be launching seasonal beers, including the Harvest Diem Spiced Ale, Twilight Nitro (coffee milk stout), Girl Dinner Saison, Schnitzel Pop Festbier and Spicy Mango Sour. Free to attend. For more information, visit greenwoodbrews.com.
Dec. 1: Luminarias Holiday Market
From 5 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 1, Andaz Scottsdale hosts the festive fourth-annual Luminarias Holiday Market. Guests can splurge on a variety of apparel, home décor, jewelry and art for gifting this holiday season. The get in the spirit of things, shoppers are surrounded by over 500 beautiful luminaries and can savor the sounds of Joel Dalton, who will perform at the open-air market. For more information, visit www.andazscottsdale.com.
Dec. 1 to Dec. 3; Dec. 8 to Dec. 10; and Dec. 15 to Dec. 17: Holiday Street Fair
During December weekends leading up to Christmas, SanTan Village in Gilbert hosts Made with Love Market’s Holiday Street Fair. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, shoppers can check everyone off of their holiday list. Local vendors will be selling everything from sweet treats and baby goods to home accents and too-cute clothes and jewelry. For more information, visit www.madewithloveaz.com.
Dec. 2: Holiday Makers Market
Shop for handmade holiday goodies at the Holiday Makers Market, set for Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon at Rise Uptown Hotel. Sip mimosas and Bloody Marys from Lylo and snag permanent jewelry from LINK X LOU (appointments available here). Local vendors include Milky Candle Company, Form Floral, Jade & Clover, Mollz to the Wallz, Voyager Bake Shop, Modern Moon and Cisco Studio. Plus, get your sweat on with a free yoga class on the lawn at 9 a.m. with desert mvmt to kick off this holiday market in Phoenix. For more information, visit www.riseuptownhotel.com.
Dec. 2: Merry Merchantile Market
The Merry Merchantile Market is back on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., transforming Scottsdale Civic Center into a winter wonderland of festive fun. Shoppers will be able to peruse the goods of more than 80 local vendors, making it easy to find something special for everyone on your list. This year’s market will also include a workshop zone in collaboration with Scottsdale’s Scottsdazzle festivities, featuring an array of activities from adults-only crafts to kid-friendly fun. Live music, tasty treats, giveaways and a kid’s play area round out the festive fun to be had at Merry Merchantile Market. Free to attend. For more information, visit merchantilemarket.com.
Dec. 14: Take Home, A Curated Holiday Market
The Provision crew is teaming up with friends at Barefoot Creative Space (BCS) to present “Take Home, A Curated Holiday Market” on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to stroll through the market featuring artisan gifts and products from local artists, creators and small businesses. The holiday market in Phoenix will also feature a festive open mic hosted by BCS, evening dishes curated by Provision and plenty of holiday cheer. For more information, visit provisioncoffee.com.
Dec. 14 to Dec. 16: Phoestivus
Community Food Connections’ Phoestivus returns in Downtown Phoenix, taking place from 5 to 10 p.m. on Dec. 14 and Dec. 15 and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 16 (day three marks the The Farmers Market + The Phoestivus Hangover). The three-day open-air holiday market in Phoenix will feature your favorite local small businesses, music, live art, delicious food and the adored Phreddie the Yeti. The free event (with donations to the Community Food Connections accepted at points of entry) is open to all ages–and well-behaved pets. For more information, visit www.phoestivus.com.
Dec. 15 to Dec. 17: Art at Anthem
The inaugural Art at Anthem will entertain shoppers with more than 60 fine artists and vendors, live music and activities, food vendors and much more. A key highlight of the event? The diverse assortment of art and handcrafted items on display and available for purchase, including paintings, photography, pottery, jewelry and Native American pieces. Art at Anthem will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at Outlets North Phoenix (formerly known as Outlets at Anthem). For more information, visit oakcreekartsandcraftsshow.com.
Dec. 16: The Brokery Market
The Brokery Market is set to host a slew of local vendors every third Saturday of the month on the grounds of its Arcadia office. This holiday market in Phoenix–taking place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 16–invites neighbors to shop for jewelry, candles, coffee, baked goods and much more. Shoppers who bring an unwrapped toy to donate to Phoenix Children’s Hospital can have a free photo taken with Santa. PS Pets are welcome! For more information, visit thebrokery.com.