Welcome to the holiday season! With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you may be wandering where to go to finish your holiday shopping. Well, look no further than these holiday markets that are opening (or have already opened) very soon around Denver. From entire blocks hosting local vendors where you can support small businesses and find unique items to German-inspired markets where you can get delicious mulled wine. Here are our 7 favorite, festive holiday markets around Denver for all your holiday shopping needs.
The Denver Christkindlemarket will take place in Denver Civic Center (alongside the free Mile High Tree art installation.) Indulge in authentic German cuisine like sausages and delicious hot mulled wine. Not to mention there’s an artisan market where you can get handcrafted Christmas ornaments, home decor, and more. The market is already open and will be open until December 23rd so prost to one of Denver’s favorite German Christmas markets.
Where: 101 14th Ave, Denver, CO 80204
The third annual Cherry Creek Holiday Market is back and from Nov. 17th through December 24th, Fillmore Plaza will be blocked off for a fun, festive market you can return to again and again. The market will feature 80+ rotating local vendors, makers, designers, and creators for a one-stop shopping experience that’ll help you quickly knock out your holiday shopping, plus, give back to the community. Certain evenings will also see live music play, with their lineup located on their website.
The hours are as followed:
- Sunday – Wednesday – 11:00am – 7:00pm
- Monday – 12:00pm – 7:00pm
- Thursday-Saturday – 11:00am – 9:00pm
Where: North of 1st Ave and Fillmore Plaza
This Aprés Ski-themed holiday market is headed to Dairy Block every weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas which will give you ample time to shop high end and local vendors while sipping on yummy beverages. There’s 3 world class bars on-site, a wine bar, and four restaurants, Dairy Block will have your drink and dining needs covered so you can spend the rest of your time fueled and ready to shop some of Denver’s most unique brands. The market runs every weekend from 4pm to 8pm on Friday and 11am-5pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Where: 1800 Wazee St, Denver, CO 80202
This Saturday, head to RISE Westwood Campus to enjoy local crafts and goodies from some of Denver’s most talented women makers, crafters, and artists. The market will take place December 17th from 11am-4pm so head here to support local women artists and get your holiday shopping done all at once.
From today through December 29th, Foothill Arts Center is hosting their annual get together for art lovers in Denver. With over 100 art vendors from Colorado to peruse through, you’ll be able to get inspired, buy local, and support local artists. On Sundays from 12-5pm, Monday-Saturday from 10am-5pm.
6. Horseshoe Market (Already passed)
On November 26th to November 27th from 10am to 5pm, head to Highland Masonic Temple for the Horseshoe Market. Celebrating small business Saturday and Sunday here by purchasing a variety of different local vendors who will be selling candles, jewelry, woodwork, clothing, and art.
Where: 4345 West 46th Avenue, Denver, CO 80212
7. He(ART) of the Holidays Market (Already passed)
Larimer Square will be hosting a special holiday market for one night only on December 10th. Aside from enjoying special holiday drinks from participating bars and restaurants in the square, you can shop local brands and 15 unique pop-up merchants, all while listening to The Beverly Belles and enjoying a holiday comedy show. For dessert, head to Captain Crêpe for a delicious seasonal treat. The market is free and takes place from 12-4pm.
Where: 1530 16th St., 3rd Fl.Denver, CO 80202