10 Holiday Markets to Shop This Week{end}

Haven’t yet gotten your fill of pop ups and markets? Not to worry! More to come! We’ve rounded up this week and weekend’s shopping events around the area. Happy Gifting!

Mission 34 Pop Up Fundraiser to Eliminate the Stigma Around Mental Illness
12/12/2019 | 2:00 – 8:00pm | 8700 Challis Farm Fd

Shop great vendors in Liz Shea’s beautiful Challis Farm home to raise awareness and funds for MISSION 34, the non profit created in memory of local Charlotte young man Sean Bonner, with the goal of eliminating the stigma around mental illness and suicide through awareness, communication, and education. MISSION 34 wants you to know that speaking up about mental illness shows strength not weakness.

Charlotte Girl Tribe Pop Up Holiday
December 14-15 | Charlotte Convention Center

Girl Tribe Pop Up returns with a full weekend of holiday shopping and fun. Expect to shop more than 200 women-owned businesses, including favorite boutiques and beauty brands, plus enjoy cocktails, swag and special hours for VIPs and more. VIP tickets start at $25, general admission starts at $5.

Head to the holiday pop-up at Merchant & Trade

Head to the rooftop at Merchant & Trade December 2-24 as they transform into a winter wonderland with ‘instagrammable’ spaces, seasonal specialty cocktails and winter-inspired dishes. 

Vtgclt POP
December 13-22 | Metropolitan

VTGCLT Pop returns with a pop-up shop highlighting products from more than 90 local and regional vintage and handmade vendors.

Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt)
December 13-15 | The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

The 8th Annual Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market) at OMB returns for three weekends this month offering more than 40 vendors within the German-style village, festive decorations, spiced wine, fire pits, and seasonal brews.

A Nightmare Before Christmas Popup
Dec 13 at 4 PM – Dec 14 at 6 PM | Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company Concord

Twenty Six Acres is kicking off this two day pop up market with a nightmare before Christmas themed pop up on Friday evening. Then they’re back at it again on Saturday for a full day of holiday shopping.

Second Annual Gift Market
December 14 | Ballantyne Village | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Ballantyne Village’s second annual gift market offers attendees the opportunity to shop more than 30 vendors offering locally made items and enjoy live music.

Riverwalk Holiday Pop-Up Market
Riverwalk Carolinas, Rock Hill | 1-3 p.m.

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The inaugural Holiday Pop-Up Market in Riverwalk will feature local shopping vendors and artists, a mobile coffee bar and appearances by Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

Charlotte Christmas Village
406 N.Tryon throught Dec 24

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Vendors will be selling treasured gifts, traditional German Christmas foods and beverages. Local performance groups will be on the stage.

Humane Society of York County Christmas Store

The 2019 HSYC Christmas Store is the 10th annual holiday pop-up store! Staffed and managed by volunteers, 100% of store profits directly support the Humane Society of York County, providing food, shelter and medical care for cats and dogs in need.


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