The holidays are upon us and so is shopping for gifts for friends and family. The Queen City has so many wonderful, unique opportunities to support local makers, crafters and businesses. Here are some great pop ups and local shops to support!
Charlotte Christmas Village is a quaint, European-inspired Christmas Market in Uptown Charlotte (corner of 7th Street & Tryon). Open daily at 11:00 am (closed Mondays and Christmas Day). Food, drinks, local vendors, Santa will even be there! Check website for more information.
Small Business Saturday at Lenny Boy Brewing Co. Shop local and Drink local! Check Facebook event page for list of vendors.
Shop Local Saturday at Bold Missy Brewery. Shop local with the Queen City Makers from 1:00-5:00 pm. Check Facebook event page for list of vendors.
South End Small Business Saturday, November 24th 11:00-5:00 pm. Explore local shops, restaurants and breweries in SouthEnd! Check Facebook event page for more information.
Winter Wonderland Holiday Market at Anne Springs Close Greenway, Saturday, November 24th 9:00-4:00 pm. More than 150 artists and crafters will be there! Check website for more information.
Hot Stuff Pop Up Market – Holiday Edition in Plaza Midwood Sunday, November 25th 11:30-5:30 pm. Offering unique and handmade items for you and your friends and family. Check Facebook event page for more information.
Poptopia Holiday in Uptown Charlotte. Holiday shopping at it’s finest, open 11:00-8:00 pm during the week of November 28th! More information on the Facebook event page.
Weihnachtsmarkt at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. Vendors, food, beer and lots of holiday cheer! November 30 – December 1
Queen Flea Holiday Makers Mart at Summerbird Boutique in NoDa. Saturday, December 1st 10:00-5:00 pm next to Amelie’s!
Mistletoe Market in Camp North End, Saturday, December 1st 5:00-10:00 pm. Shop handmade and vintage goods from over 25 local vendors. Check Facebook event page for more information.
Winter Wonderland at SouthPark Mall: Not only can you ice skate outside with sweet treats, you can shop too! December 8-9! Check Facebook page for more information.
Uptown Flea! 80 unique vendors uptown with food trucks and live music while you shop! December 15th 9:00-3:00 pm. Check Facebook event page for more information.
Happy shopping and support local makers and businesses in Charlotte! If you have any to add please comment below! As always please check the event pages before attending!