Your guide to holiday bazaars and craft fairs in Richmond

Here are ten places to stock up on goods from local artisans and traveling markets.


Richmond is bursting with locally-made treasures to wrap up under the tree.

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Calling all arts + crafts fans: It’s holiday bazaar time. Start (and dare we say, finish?) your holiday shopping with a plethora of locally crafted gifts from these 10 holiday markets.

One-day or weekend markets

The Bizarre Bazaar | Richmond Raceway | Thursday, Dec. 1-Sunday, Dec. 4 | Times vary

  • Spreading across the Raceway and filling four exhibition buildings, expect 475+ vendors of holiday crafts + decorations, gourmet food, handmade jewelry, antiques, clothes, and toys. Tickets are $10 in advance and $11 at the door.

Artisan Market | Main Line Brewery, 1603 Ownby Ln. | Sunday, Dec. 4 | 1-5 p.m.

  • Visit Main Line Brewery’s “Shop Small Sunday” which features vendors selling goods like home decor, clothing, food, and art. Enjoy Main Line’s cold crafted beers and an Auntie Ning’s food truck. Bonus: It’s pet-friendly.

Holiday in the Warehouse | Clayworks, 2277 Dabney Rd. | Saturday, Dec. 10 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • Browse from 16 local potters at the seventh year of this craft show. Grab stocking stuffers or bigger-ticket items to wrap up under the tree — all locally made.

Merry Market | Maymont Carriage House Lawn, 1700 Hampton St. | Friday, Dec. 2-Saturday, Dec. 3 | Times vary

  • Santa will be present at Maymont’s new holiday market with 40+ small businesses and makers. Expect a gift-making station for kids, food vendors, fire pits, and live music. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-12.

Quirk Holiday Market | Quirk Hotel, 201 W. Broad St. | Sunday, Dec. 4 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • A decked-out pink tree is just one of the highlights at this holiday market featuring local goods. Grab ceramics, treats, art, photography, and other gifts.

Christkindlmarkt | Blue Bee Cider, 1320 Summit Ave. | Saturday, Dec. 10 | 1-5 p.m.

  • Sip on Blue Bee’s award-winning ciders while you browse a collection of goods from local makers. Bonus: Grab grilled cheese sandwiches from Truckle Cheesemongers.

Midlothian Holiday Market | Triple Crossing Beer - Midlothian, 1101 Winterfield Crossing | Saturday, Dec. 3 | 12-5 p.m.

  • Shop from 12 local Richmond artisanal vendors with beer, wine, mimosas, and food available from Triple Crossing. Bonus: It’s family and dog-friendly.

Wonderland on Hull Street | Hatch Local Food Hall, 400 Hull St. | Saturday, Dec. 17 | 12-6 p.m.

  • The food hall will host vendors and offer specialty cocktails.

Richmond Makers Market Pop Up | The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Ave. | Saturday, Dec. 17 | 12-4 p.m.

  • Santa will be at the museum from 1-3 p.m. plus local makers, a present-wrapping station, tarot reading, and food from Eat That Steak and Auntie Ning’s.

Kismet Holiday Market | Richbrau Brewing, 5 S. 20th St. | Saturday, Dec. 17 | 1-6 p.m.

  • Stop in for a local brew and local vendors.

Sip & Shop: Holiday Vendors Market | Stony Point Fashion Park, 9200 Stony Point Pkwy. | Saturday, Dec. 17 and Sunday, Dec. 18 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 12-6 p.m. Sunday

  • Sip while you shop soaps, jewelry, decor, books, and more from local vendors.

All month long

Bizarre Market | Richmond Young Writers, 2707 W. Cary St. | Wednesday-Sunday through Saturday, Dec. 24 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • For month-long market magic, stop by Richmond Young Writers on Cary Street. Handmade gifts + crafts are available from this pop-up daily. Pro tip: Tend to leave your holiday shopping for the last minute? It’s even open Christmas Eve.

Made in RVA Holiday Shop | Art Works, 320 Hull St. | Through Saturday, Dec. 31 — closed Mondays, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day | 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Pick up handmade ceramics, jewelry, candles, soaps, photographs, and art. Cookies, hot cider, and crafts for children are also available.

Winter Market | Studio Two Three, 3300 W. Clay St. | Through Saturday, Dec. 24 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Shop hundreds of works of local art from this Scott’s Addition artspace.

Did we forget the bazaar that’s been on your calendar since last winter? Let us know so we can add to our list + shop small this holiday season.

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