If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind locally made gift this holiday season, here are five Phoenix markets to find the perfect present while enjoying the reasons for the season: community and fun.
Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market
Coley Arnold and Lindsey and Kevin Holt – the visionaries behind the semiannual Junk in the Trunk vintage market and mixed-use gathering space The Vintage Arcadia – present this holiday pop-up event each Wednesday until Christmas from 6 to 9 p.m. Attendees can enjoy shopping, live music and drink specials at onsite bar and café Chestnut at The Vintage. The storefront will be stocked with one-of-a-kind vintage gifts and artisan goods curated with holiday shopping in mind.
December 7, 14 and 21
The Vintage Arcadia
4418 E. Osborn Rd., Phoenix
Consistently touted as Phoenix’s best independent craft fair, Crafeteria returns to Frances boutique this season with different local vendors every weekend through Sunday, December 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pick up goodies like skincare products from Olivespa, handmade jewelry from Modern Moon and baked goods from Sunny Day Cookie Co.
December 3, 10, 17, 18
10 W. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
Cartel Coronado Holiday Market
Cartel Roasting Co. in the Coronado neighborhood in Central Phoenix will be hosting its first-ever holiday market Saturday, December 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect pop-up shops from local artisans and a desert holiday-themed photo booth, plus drink specials and food discounts at neighboring restaurant, The Main Ingredient.
2201 N. Seventh Street, Phoenix
Epicenter Holiday Pop-Up
This Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Valley dwellers will have the opportunity to peruse open and forthcoming stores at local shopping and dining hub Epicenter at Agritopia. Hunt for holiday gifts from Manor, urbAna, Bunky Boutique and The Collective, and score sustenance from Belly, Beer Barn, Peixoto and UnderTow.
Epicenter at Agritopia
3150 E. Ray Rd., Gilbert
Winter Artisan Market
This second annual market presented by Holland Community Center and the Sonoran Arts League offers an old-school “main street” shopping experience featuring original handcrafted creations from local artisans. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., browse locally made jewelry, paintings, photography and more while learning about each artist’s creative process.
Holland Community Center
34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale