The Ultimate Guide to Philly’s Pop-Up Holiday Markets
For holiday shopping with an international flavor, stop by this open-air maze of pop-up shops in Love Park. In addition to the beer garden, the mulled wine booths and the many vendors selling German trinkets, Dutch treats, etc., there’s also a packed calendar of events including live music and dance performances.
November 28 through December 24, LOVE Park, 1599 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Made In Philadelphia Holiday Market
Within snowball fighting distance of the Christmas Village is the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market in Dilworth Park. The focus, of course, is on items made by local shops and artisans (including Philly Word Art, City of Love Arts Cooperative, Mahogany Essentials and tons more; here’s the full list). While you’re there, why not do a little ice skating or sled skating at the Rothman Rink?
November 23 through January 1, 2020, Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th St.
Holidays In Manayunk
Head to the hills again this winter with lots of wining, dining and shopping opportunities along Main Street in Manayunk. Their busy calendar of events includes Small Business Saturday (Nov. 30), Santa Paws (Dec. 1), and the three-mile Rudolph Run (Dec. 14).
November 21 through December 31, Main Street, Manayunk.
New Hope’s cozy enclave of shops was made for holiday shopping. In addition to all the everyday lights and shopping ops, check out their calendar for some special days like the Christmas Festival (Nov. 30 and Dec. 1) and the Holiday Hustle fun run/walk.
Through January 5, 2019, 2400 Street Rd., New Hope, PA.
Small Business Saturday in Old City
Head down to the (more )historic part of town and support the little guy. The list of participating shops includes Franklin Fountain, Momo’s Tree House, Perfumology and more.
Saturday, November 30, Old City.
Waldorf Holiday Fair & Craft Bazaar
Shop for handmade crafts and goodies. Friday is an adults-only cocktail affair. Saturday you can bring the kids.
Friday, November 22, 6-10 p.m. (free); Saturday, November 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ($5 admission); Waldorf School of Philadelphia, 6000 Carpenter Ln.
NKCDC Holiday Market
New Kensington Community Development Corporation hosts local makers of beer, art, candles and more.
Saturday, November 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1825 Frankford Ave.
Stag & Doe Nights in Chestnut Hill
Shops stay open late; hot chocolate, wine tastings, carolers, horse-drawn carriages and more.
Wednesday nights, December 4, 11 & 18, 6-9 p.m., along Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill.
Bartram’s Handmade Holiday Green Sale & Market
Local vendors offer decorated and undecorated wreaths, centerpieces, ornamental greens, more.
Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Lucia Fest and Christmas Market
Swedish food, crafts, decorations and more.
$5-$12, Saturday, December 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave.
Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar
Holiday greenery, crafts, hot sauce, candles, you name it.
November 30 &December 1, 7 & 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 2501 E. Cumberland St.
South Philly Handmade Brigade
Glass, housewares, wearables and lots more. See the artists’ studios as well.
Saturday, December 7, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 1241 Carpenter St.
Crafty Balboa Holiday Market
Ceramics, textiles, jewelry, paper and more by local artists and craftspeople.
Saturday, December 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Bok, 1901 S. Ninth St.
Holiday Philadelphia Punk Rock Flea Market 2019
Pick up some clothing, records, art and “old punk junk.”
$5 admission, Saturday & Sunday, December 21 & 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd St.
Mt. Airy Art Garage Holiday Art Market
Fine art, crafts, live music, food and more.
Saturday, December 14, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, December 15, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 7054 Germantown Ave.
Community Craft and Art Fair at the Asian Arts Initiative
Selling jewelry, crafts, toys, etc.; billed as “the only Asian American-focused holiday fair in Philadelphia.”
Saturday, December 8, noon-4 p.m., 1219 Vine St.
Winter Jawns and Jingles Pet Friendly Market
A pet-friendly shopping opportunity with live music, an adoption center, a full bar and more..
Sunday, December 15, 1-8 p.m., Warehouse on Watts, 923 N. Watts St.
Northern Liberties and Fishtown Holiday Shopping Spree
The “progressive sale” concept lets you earn savings on your next purchase throughout the weekend at participating shops.
Saturday, December 7, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, December 8, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., multiple shops in Northern Liberties and Fishtown.
Pop Up Market at Philly Home Girls
Pick up last minute items made by Anethum Jewelry, Curious Clay, West Oak Design and more.
Saturday, December 21, 5-9 p.m., Philly Home Girls, 2006 Frankford Ave.
Dr. Mütter’s Merry Emporium
Pick up some unique arts, crafts and “plague doctor cookies” for your hardest-to-shop-for friend at Philadelphia’s museum of medical oddities.
Sunday, December 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mütter Museum, 19 S. 22nd St.
West Craft Fest
Handmade crafts — ceramics, prints, stationary, etc. — made by local artists.
Saturday & Sunday, December 7 & 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St.
Feminist Flea Market & Craft Fair
Pick up some gifts made by 100 “vendors and artists whose identities include womxn, trans, non-binary & gender non-conforming.” Benefits WOAR: Philadelphia Center Against Sexual Violence.
$5 admission, Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bok, 1901 S. Ninth St.