Austin December 08, 2017
7 Holiday Markets In Austin Where You’ll Find Amazing Treasures For Everyone
The holiday season can bring bubbling joy and crippling stress. With so many gifts to purchase, cakes to bake, and people to see, you may not always feel merry and bright. When shopping becomes a hassle and the strip malls get overcrowded, it’s time to take a different approach. These thrilling holiday markets bring a touch of fun back into the holiday chores. Full of live music, quirky finds, and colorful atmosphere, these bazaars will put the pep back in your step. You’ll find amazing treasures for everyone at these seven holiday markets in Austin.
1. Blue Genie Art Bazaar
When 200 local artists showcase their work in a seasonal store that's full of holiday cheer, that can only mean one thing: The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is back in Austin! Head on over to 6100 Airport Blvd and peruse the treasures. You're sure to find something special to put under the tree.
2. Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar isn't just a shopping destination; it's a thrilling holiday tradition! In true Austin fashion, this event showcases some of the best live music the city has to offer. This festive shop will be open from 11am - 10pm on December 14 - 24 at the Parmer Events Center. Single day passes are $8 and can be purchased
3. Cherrywood Art Fair
As the longest running nonprofit art fair in Austin, this event is a local favorite. Jet over to Maplewood Elementary on December 9th and 10th and find perfect gifts for those hard-to-please people. The Cherrywood Art Fair runs from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
4. Hutto Downtown Christmas Fair
On Saturday, December 9th, downtown Hutto will transform into a winter wonderland. Complete with live entertainment, exciting vendors and, yes, even real snow, this holiday fair will get you in the spirit. The festivities will take place from 10 am to 4 p.m.
5. Eastside Pop Up at Hotel Vegas
For your last-minute gifting needs, head over to the Eastside Pop Up at Hotel Vegas on December 14th. From 7 p.m. to 1 a.m you can browse the selection while listening to the grooving music playing on the stage. This free event will help you finish up your Christmas errands and enjoy the rest of the season. Check it out at 1502 E 6th St.
6. Eastside Holiday Market at REVELRY
If you still haven't found the perfect gift, swing by the holiday market at REVELRY on December 15th. You'll find everything from fragrant soap to vintage clothing. This event takes place at 908 E 5th Street from 6 pm - 10 pm.
7. Spokesmas Bazaar
If you haven't checked out The Yard in South Austin yet, December 16th is a great day to see what the fuss is all about. Spokesman, a hip coffee shop and beer bar, will host their "Spokesmas Bazaar." There's nothing better than drinking a warm latte while shopping for fascinating finds. You'll find this festive event at 440 E. Saint Elmo Road.
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