Guide: Local Holiday Shopping Across Philadelphia

This holiday season support local businesses and makers! We’ve compiled a list of great holiday markets for you to shop for festive decor and gifts for all your loved ones. Make your way through Philly exploring new neighborhoods while also supporting some great local causes and artisans with your purchases. Gather your loved ones and start checking off your holiday shopping list!


Collaborate Craft Change: Craft Market and Residency

Saturday, December 1st

CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Building | 1315 Walnut St.

A pop up exhibition and boutique experience along with live musical performances. The event features a special raffle benefiting EMIR Healing Center, a Philadelphia non-profit that works directly with families who have lost homicide victims and provides advocacy and outreach.


Northern Liberties & Fishtown Holiday Shopping Spree

Saturday & Sunday, December 1 – 2

Various Locations

Northern Liberties & Fishtown

The spree is a progressive sale that aims to encourage people to explore their neighborhoods and shop local this holiday season. How does it work? Participating retail shops will be offering 10% discount during the shopping spree. Get a sticker on your spree card each time you make a purchase at a participating location.


A Park Towne Place Holiday Affair: an Art + Craft Market

Saturday & Sunday, December 1 – 2

Park Towne Place Museum District Residence

2200 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

This holiday art and craft market will feature a curated selection of artisan vendors by InLiquid Art & Design.


Victorian Christmas Bazaar and Open House

Saturday, December 1st

Ryerss Museum & Library

7370 Central Ave, Burholme Park

Come for good cheer, sip on some wassail, get a peek at Santa, and shop for exquisite crafts and gifts including fresh wreaths and holiday decorations.  


Handmade Holidays & Greens Sale

Saturday, December 1st

Bartram’s Garden

5400 Lindbergh Blvd.

A bevy of family-friendly activities will be available including art activities for kids, s’more making, chestnut roasting, a pie-baking contest and live music! Visitors will be able to purchase wreaths handmade by skilled Bartram’s volunteers, as well as greens, roping, and poinsettias to deck the halls with winter cheer. Guests can also peruse wares from local vendors, perfect for stocking stuffers or other gifts.


The Holidays at Greensgrow Farms

Saturday & Sunday

December 1st & 2nd

December 8th & 9th

Greensgrow Farms

2501 E Cumberland St.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. A range of crafts and gifts will be available, including jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, accessories, green gifts, bath and body, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.


Weavers Way Mercantile

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

November 23rd – December 9th

Open every day December 14th – Christmas Eve

Weavers Way Mercantile

542 Carpenter Lane, Mt. Airy

Shop for pottery, plants, prints, ornaments, toys, cards and other unique holiday gifts. 90% of the items on sale have been handcrafted locally!


Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market

November 17, 2018 – January 1, 2019

Dilworth Park

1400 John F Kennedy Blvd.

Over 50 artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries from the greater Philadelphia region will offer decorations, gifts and holiday foods inside white, festively lit tents topped with original Herrnhut Stars. Visitors will have the unique chance to shop gifts and products that can’t be found at an usual shopping mall – including artwork, home goods, ornaments, sweets, toys, apparel, jewelry, decorations and more.


Community Craft and Art Fair

Saturday, December 8th

12 – 4 pm

Asian Arts Initiative

1219 Vine St.

As the only Asian American-focused holiday fair in Philadelphia, the Community Craft and Art Fair is a great opportunity to shop original artwork and an array of jewelry, crafts, accessories, and more handcrafted by local artists and artisans.


South Philly Handmade Brigade

Saturday, December 8th

11 am – 6 pm

South Philly Handmade Brigade

1241 Carpenter St.

Touted as the “best annual holiday party in South Philadelphia,” the Brigade is a shopping event featuring affordable and original artwork and gifts by local artists. Glass, ceramics, jewelry, clothing, housewares, and more! The Brigade is also a great way to meet and learn about individual artists in their studios at the 1241 Carpenter Street building.


Southeast by Southeast Holiday Sale & Toy Drive

Saturday, December 8th

11 am – 3 pm

821 Dudley St.

Find an assortment of global crafts and textiles made by Philadelphians from all over the world. Give an intricate weaving or piece of jewelry as a gift this year, knowing that the sale directly benefits Philadelphia’s immigrant and refugee artists and entrepreneurs. The sale is cash-preferred, and proceeds go directly to the vendors.


Crafty Balboa Holiday 2018

Saturday, December 8th

11 am – 5 pm

BOK Building

1901 S. 9th St.

A holiday makers market featuring handmade wares from over 80 makers, artists, and crafters.



Saturday, December 8th

11 am – 5 pm

Fleisher Art Memorial

719 Catharine St.

This market includes 20 vendors curated by Shannon Maldonado, founder of YOWIE; 20 Philly Small Press Faire vendors curated by cartoonist and faculty member Pat Aulisio; festive holiday tunes; a bottomless tumbler fundraiser with ceramic artist Daniel Teran; a special pop-up market with Fleisher’s Teen Lounge and adult students; food by Jennifer Zavala; a portrait booth courtesy of James Dream.


The Punk Rock Flea Market at Cherry Street Pier

December 8th & 9th

Cherry Street Pier

121 N Columbus Blvd.

Organized by R5 Productions, the Punk Rock Flea Market will have dozens of Philadelphia based vendors selling vintage, records, crafts, art, fun creations, and other odds and ends.


West Craft Fest – December 2018

Sunday, December 9th

10 am – 4 pm

The Rotunda

4014 Walnut St.

Local wares handmade with care!  Check off your entire gift list with unique, locally made treasures at this West Philly favorite event.


Winter Jawns and Jingles Pet Friendly Market!

Sunday, December 9

1 PM – 8 PM

Warehouse on Watts

923 N. Watts St.

Make the whole family merry by getting a running start on holiday shopping, treating the pets to a day out, and if you’re lucky, adopt a new member from the Darlington Pet Rescue! This specially curated vintage and handmade artisan market will feature unique local vendors, raffle prizes, free gift bags for the first 50 guests, a variety of delectable winter treats (SMORES!) for the young ones, and a full cash bar featuring mulled spiked cider to please the mature at heart. Special guest and local celebrity Oliver the Love Pug will also make an appearance and would love to meet your little ones of all types.


4th Annual Crime & Punishmas

Friday & Saturday

December 14th & 15th

Crime & Punishment Brewing Co.

2711 W Girard Ave.

Enjoy music and beer during the Holiday Bazaar. Arts and crafts from 30 local artists and makers will be available for sale.


Fishtown Flea Holiday Market at LaColombe

Saturday, December 15

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

1335 Frankford Ave.

The Fishtown Flea Holiday Market showcases the work of 10+ local artists, designers, and makers from the Fishtown and Philadelphia community. You can shop for candles, jewelry, apparel, ceramics, and more!

Vendors include Voloshin, Printfresh, Hemlock and Hyde, dilo, The Tin Goat, XENIA Studio, Karen Tinney, Llani and more!


Last Call Holiday Haul

December 21st & 22nd

Philadelphia Brewing Co.

2440 Frankford Ave.

The holiday shopping event for all you procrastinators and good timers. Shop while you sip on some tasty brews in the tasting room of Philadelphia Brewing Co. On hand will be a fantastic collection of artists, makers, and designers set up to take care of your gift giving needs.