Time to get your shop on.
Spice up your gift-giving this holiday season by browsing these craft and art fairs! Even if you’re not shopping, the talent of these artists is sure to amaze you.
Whether you’re looking for something hand-crafted and artsy, or antique and unique, attending one or more of these bazaars, markets, or craft shows is a great way to change up your holiday shopping routine!
When: Saturday, Nov. 23 10am-3pm
Where: Franklin County Dog Shelter
What: Shop for locally made crafts and baked goods for both you and your pets to kick off this holiday season. All proceeds go to the Franklin County Dog Shelter group called “Friends of the Shelter”, to provide medical attention to the pets at their facility.
When: Saturday, Nov. 23 10am-4pm
Where: The Annunciation Cathedral Banquet Hall
What: Over 70 vendors will be selling unique handmade items along with food, drinks, and music for shoppers to enjoy. Admission is free from 11am-4pm, but for $3 you can get in an hour early before the doors are open to the public and get an “early bird” swag bag for $7.
When: Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15-16
Where: Hollywood Casino
What: The Holiday Market features 80+ one-of-a-kind boutiques and specialty small businesses from right here in Ohio. The Hollywood Casino Columbus makes the event a unique destination with endless activities available.
When: Dec. 6-8
Where: Ohio Expo Center
What: This is one of the largest holiday markets this season with over 400 different vendors and activities. Admission is $7 and free for children 12 and under or returning visitors for the weekend.
When: Saturday, Dec. 7 8am-1pm
Where: North Market
What: Join North Market merchants, farmers, and makers on the first Saturday in December for a festive holiday market. Get your holiday spirits up while shopping the most popular market in Columbus.
When: December 7-8
Where: Stonewall Columbus
What: Stonewall Columbus is hosting the second annual “Happy & Gay Holiday Craft Market”! We are inviting LGBTQIA owned and/or affirming crafters, makers, and small businesses to come to the center and show off your stuff.
When: December 8
Where: Columbus Museum of Art
What: Bring the whole family out for a day of shopping, interactive elements and a celebration of all things craft related from 10am-5pm. Admission is free.