Shop small this holiday season and support Fort Worth’s small businesses. Here are 10 holiday markets you won’t want to miss!
Funky Finds Holiday Handmade and Vintage Market kicks off the season before Thanksgiving at Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum November 23-24. You’ll find hand-made, re-purposed, up-cycled, and vintage gifts for that someone who has everything.
Shop Small Business Saturday at the 76107 Collective on November 30, where you’ll find local vendors selling everything from cruelty-free, environmentally friendly handmade soap to herbs, herbal body oils, and skincare products. On December 7, 14, and 21 you’ll have a chance to shop a large group of small vendors selling one-of-a-kind items at the Holiday Market at the 76107 Collective.
The Clearfork Holiday Market offers an evening of food trucks, artisan vendors, live reindeer and the chance to drop your letter to Santa at the North Pole’s southern post office box on December 3. You can also take a holiday carriage ride around Clearfork in the evenings starting November 29!
Also, catch the Holiday Lights Social Ride starting at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop. Deck your bike with boughs of string lights and peddle around Fort Worth neighborhoods to enjoy the festive lights and sights.
Shop Small Fort Worth Christmas at the Collective features gingerbread house making, bubbles and bows, and of course, a visit with Santa, and ornament painting December 5-7. Events are free at the Collective’s location at 3608 Pershing Ave in the Cultural District, but registration is a must.
Fort Worth Botanic Gardens’ Holidays in the Garden offers a Sip and Shop, a holiday tea, and Santa time in the garden on December 14. Best of all, you can take advantage of free time in the Botanic Gardens from 3-5PM, with a free holiday movie for the first 200 people.
Also on December 15, Lola’s Rock-n-Roll Holiday Rummage Sale Holiday Market features 50 vendors offering vintage, collectible, and retro holiday art, records, and more. The event’s free and family-friendly! Plus –– there’s Lola’s Saloon!