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Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in Huntsville and North AL

Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in Huntsville and North AL

There are two kinds of people in the world, the people who spend the days leading up to Christmas standing in line at the store and the people who shop in November and early December and spend their holidays enjoying their family. We all aspire to be that second type of person, right? Well, RCM is making it easier with this list of great Huntsville holiday markets and craft fairs. The perfect place to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

For more holiday fun including all the places to hear holiday music, catch Santa, cavort with holiday cheerfulness and just plain get in the holiday spirit visit the main page of our comprehensive 2020 Holiday Happenings Guide sponsored by Galaxy of Lights at Huntsville Botanical Gardens.

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November Markets

Super Saturday Sidewalk Sale

Join us the first Saturday of the month until December for the best shopping experience in Downtown Huntsville! Local restaurants and retail shops around the downtown area will be expanding their businesses onto the sidewalk outside of their doors, offering special deals and sales. Pop-Up Buskers will offer live music and a Pop-Up Art Walk with 20 vendors will surround the downtown area. Come enjoy some of this year’s best sales, food, music and more at the Super Saturday Sidewalk Sale!

Dates/Times: Nov. 7 & Dec. 5 from 10AM-5PM
Location: Downtown Huntsville (map)
Cost: FREE
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Vintage 72 Christmas Market Days

Join us as we combine our Christmas Open House with our final Market Days weekend of 2020. Our store of 35 vendors will be stocked with Christmas decor & sales, plus 30 additional vendors will be set up outside! We’ll also have food trucks plus plenty of parking on site.

Dates/Times: Nov. 7 from 9AM-5PM | Nov. 8 from 12-5PM
Location: Vintage 72 (map)
Cost: FREE
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2021 Home for the Holidays Open House at Harrison Brothers
Visit the downtown Huntsville window winter wonderland! The Harrison Bros. storefront will come alive with festive nods to celebrations past, including a Charles Dickens inspired model train. There will be food tastings, author signings, local vendors and, to warm up your holiday spirit, we will be serving mulled apple cider.

Dates/Times: Nov. 5-6 from 10:00  AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Harrison Brothers Hardware (map)
Cost: FREE
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Christmas Downtown in Decatur

Join all of your favorite downtown merchants as we kickoff the holiday season! Check individual social media pages of local downtown businesses for in-store specials. The Cupboard will be hosting our annual Staub Trunk Show, while the 1818 Farms Flower truck will join us Thursday from 11am-3pm with dried flowers. Carly’s Flour Shop will join us Friday for a pop-up shop. We can’t wait to see you for some fabulous holiday fun!

Dates/Times: Nov. 12 & 13 until 7PM | Nov. 14 until 5PM
Location: Downtown Decatur (map)
Cost: FREE
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2021 Christmas Market at the Decatur Farmer’s Market

Decatur Christmas Farmers MarketJoin us for our 3rd Annual Christmas Market for great local veggies, baked goods, and local artists & crafters.

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Dates/Times: Dec. 4  | 8AM-2PM
Location: Morgan County-Decatur Farmers Market (map)
Cost: FREE
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2021 Holiday Market at MidCity
Mid City Huntsville Christmas Market
It’s the FINAL Market at MidCity for the year and they are celebrating the HOLIDAY season! Nearly 100 vendors will be joining us. Order your holiday meats, purchase local fruits and veggies for your holiday table, shop for holiday decor and wreaths, enjoy lunch at The Camp, and shop local for ALL your Christmas and Holiday gifts! All products at the Holiday Market will be made, grown, baked, or harvested within 150 miles of Huntsville.

Dates/Times: Nov. 14 | 11 AM – 5 PM
Location: The Camp at MidCity (map)
Cost: FREE
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Advent Market

Save some of your Christmas shopping for the ninth annual Advent Market at Summit Crossing! To continue this beloved holiday tradition in 2020’s unique circumstances, we have shifted to an all-outdoor event. We’ll still have a wide range of vendors selling a variety of gifts, some locally handcrafted and some globally sourced, all with a heart toward giving to Neverthirst to fund clean water projects in India and Nepal. Mark your calendars to come and shop with us and help bring the life-changing gift of clean water to rural villages in Asia!

Dates/Times: Nov. 21, 9AM-3PM
Location: Summit Crossing Community Church (map)
Cost: FREE
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Greene Street Market Holiday Markets

The Greene Street Market is downtown Huntsville’s producer-only, open-air market for fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, meat, and flowers. It’s where you go to meet farmers with gorgeous local produce, grass fed and pasture raised beef and pork, free range chickens and eggs. Don’t miss their Annual Holiday Farmers & Gift Markets just in time for the holidays! Shop for all your holiday meal needs and gifts while supporting local farmers and makers.

Dates/Times: Nov. 22 & Dec. 6 | 12:30PM-3:30PM
Location: Greene Street Market at Nativity, corner of Greene Street and Eustis (map)
Cost: FREE
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December Markets

NEACA Christmas Craft Show

Don’t miss this annual Huntsville holiday market! Enjoy handmade arts & crafts, toys, and products at this annual Christmas Craft Show. The VBC and NEACA Organization will be working very hard together to follow social distancing guidelines and will follow the state and VBC mask regulations at the time of the Show. There will be be over 100 crafters with items ranging from jewelry, pottery, home decor, outdoor decor, dolls, clothing, kitchen accessories, childrens items, food and much more.

Dates/Times: Dec. 4 & 5, 9AM-6PM; Dec. 6, 12PM-5PM
Location: VBC South Hall (map)
Cost: FREE (possible parking fee)
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Holiday Art Marketplace

Featuring 50 area artists from a variety of mediums, this new event will be the ideal day to find that special one-of-a-kind gift. Come out and enjoy a fun-filled Saturday! The Holiday Art Marketplace will be part of an overall Holiday Celebration in Downtown Huntsville, as The Von Braun Center will be hosting SEC Football Games in the Mars Music Hall and the NEACA Craft Fair in the South Hall. Nearby, The Huntsville Museum of Art will be hosting Skating the Park and DHI will host the Tinsel Trail and Downtown Sidewalk Sale. Please note, we will be enforcing a mask mandate for both the attendees as well as vendors, and we ask that a maximum of 2 visitors are in each booth at a time.

Dates/Times: Dec. 5 | 10AM-4PM
Location:  Monroe Street in front of the Von Braun Center (map)
Cost: FREE
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Yule Y’all: Christmas Market and Spirit Sampling

Once again, we present our yearly Christmas market and spirit sampling event of the season. This year we are hosting the event with distance in mind and with a luxurious winter stroll throughout the grounds and freshly decked halls. This outdoor market includes maker art, holiday creations, food and music all with a spirited chaser. Local spirit sampling on site while it lasts and at 5PM we light the fabled water tower to signify our bright and shiny stance for the season!
As always, all windows will be well dressed for the early gift getters out there so get your Christmas cheer on and join us for the day. Krampus awaits your visit!

Dates/Times: Dec. 5 | 10AM-6PM
Location: Lowe Mill A&E (map)
Cost: FREE
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The Huntsville Holiday Special: A Geeky Holiday Market

Huntsville Holiday Special is a geeky event for the winter season! With over 25 vendors sharing great deals on geeky fare, you can also take a holiday photo with the Sith Lord himself, Darth Vader.

Dates/Times: Dec. 5 | 10AM-5PM
Location: Huntsville Marriott (map)
Cost: FREE
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Jingle Bell Square

Join us for Jingle Bell Square in Downtown Scottsboro! The activities will begin at 9:00 a.m. with our arts & crafts vendor fair. We will also have kid’s activities and food vendors, horse and buggy rides and more!

Dates/Times: Dec. 5 from 9AM-8PM | Dec. 6 from 9AM-4PM
Location: Downtown Scottsboro (map)
Cost: FREE
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Hartselle Holiday Market

Returning for the fifth year, the Hartselle Holiday Market is set for Saturday, December 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at the Hartselle Tabernacle at 35 Tabernacle Road, the shopping extravaganza features dozens of vendors of handmade and brand items.

Dates/Times: Dec. 5 from 8AM-4PM
Location: Hartselle Tabernacle (map)
Cost: FREE
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Outdoor Christmas Market

Outdoor Christmas Market at Covenant Presbyterian Church. Find unique gifts that support mission and non profit organizations in the community and beyond. Festive, fun and socially distant.

Dates/Times: Dec. 6 from 11AM-3PM
Location: Covenant Presbyterian Church (map)
Cost: FREE
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Cullman Christkindlmarkt

Join us on Friday, December 11 & Saturday, December 12 for the first annual Cullman Christkindlmarkt, our very own Christmas market!

Dates/Times: Dec. 11 from 3-9PM | Dec. 12 from 10AM-9PM
Location: Downtown Cullman (map)
Cost: FREE
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Winter Solstice Market

Welcome to this year’s Winter Solstice Artist Market, our last and largest artist market of the year! The Winter Solstice Market is the perfect place to bring your out-of-town family members to show them the best local artist and makers North Alabama has to offer. Stroll through our socially-distanced vendor artist market throughout the grounds, and take a step inside to shop the fantastic studio artists in the building! The Winter Solstice Market is the perfect place to find any last minute gifts as we get ready to celebrate the holidays – and the end of the year. Face coverings are required on property, and all vendors will be spread out to allow for social distancing.

Dates/Times: Dec. 19 from 10AM-6PM
Location: Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment (map)
Cost: FREE
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