It’s Holiday Pop Up Time! We’re sharing a big ol’ cheerful list of Holiday Pop-Ups, Markets, and Family events to help you support as many St. Louis local businesses this season as possible. Because we like to keep it in the Lou. There are so many shop local options! You can also check out our Shop Local Guide, updated for 2023 with clothing, accessories, vintage, and antique stores that you can visit anytime. Have Fun!
This baby is huge and takes place over the four weekends. Each market will take place on Foundry Way with over 40 local vendors to shop, as well as the existing retailers on the street who you already know and love. Grab a bite or drink from the Food Hall and get your shopping done all in one place for a stress-free holiday season. December 3rd, 10th, and 17th.
Join Maypop in Webster Groves on Saturday, December 2nd from 10 am – 2 pm for the Festive Finds Market, showcasing local makers and artisans. This will be an outdoor event so we recommend bundling up accordingly!
Das Bevo Holiday Market – Mark your calendar! Das Bevo is hosting their annual holiday market inside the historic Bevo Windmill. Shop for unique gifts from beloved St. Louis vendors! Admission is free. Make a day of it and stay for festive holiday drinks, food and beer in the Bierhall. Shop, eat, drink and be merry! Visit the link for list of vendors.
Fifth annual Christmas Extravaganza at The Hill Antique Mall.- Special guests feature Santa Claus, who will Ho Ho Ho from 4-7pm. KTRS radio, who will broadcast live from 3-6pm. Pop-up market showcasing an eclectic group of makers, artisans and vintage sellers offering unique and one-of-a-kind gift ideas. Plus find discounts of at least 10 percent in 100+ vendor spaces storewide! Elves will keep the doors open for extended hours while light snacks, a cash bar and raffle surprises will be offered.
From costumed carolers to horse drawn carriage rides, the Maplewood Christmas Tree Walk radiates holiday spirit that is reminiscent of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol! After the grand lighting of the tree and the arrival of Santa, visitors can enjoy a carriage ride and sip hot chocolate while visiting merchant open houses throughout Maplewood. Business storefronts will be decked out for the season with many featuring live entertainment, complimentary refreshments and special discounts throughout the evening.
The Foundry Art Centre’s Merry Maker’s Market is a two-day event showcasing regional makers, designers, and artists. More than 40 vendor booths and artists will be selling handmade items. This is the perfect event to celebrate the Holidays, get your Christmas shopping done, and support local small businesses! The Foundry Art Centre is in St. Charles and the events are Friday, December 1st from 5-8pm and Saturday, December 2nd from 11am-5pm.
Print Bazaar on Cherokee – More than 100 artists fill Cherokee Street’s storefronts, bars and venues each year on the first Saturday of December, selling unique posters, prints, cards and calendars for everyone on your list. Check out Cherokee on December 2nd.
Grinchmas and Cocoa Crawl – The Grinch will be arriving in the South Grand neighborhood in the city of St. Louis on Saturday, Dec. 2nd from 9am-1pm with an unusual motive: to spread holiday cheer and joy and to raise funds for Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Experience the magic of the holidays at the Central West End’s annual Window Walk – a month-long celebration, with holiday fun each Saturday in December. Visitors are invited to stroll amidst elegantly decorated windows, while shopping at boutiques. This year, 18 St. Louis-area designers will be decorating storefronts and spreading holiday cheer all throughout the neighborhood. Visitors can also enjoy FREE holiday festivities, including ice carvings, carriage rides, carolers, live music, street performers, pictures with Santa, s’mores, kettle corn and more!
Dogtown Pop Up Holiday Market – where local makers and vendors convene in Dogtown to offer holiday goodies. Visit with Santa.
The annual Laumeier Holiday Pop-Up Shop is a two day event. Find unique gifts this holiday season on Saturday December 2nd AND December 9th. Featuring area makers and their works inside the Aronson Fine Arts Center + Kranzberg Education Lab.
With a wide variety of vendors and local artisans, you’ll find unique gifts and crafts for everyone on your list at the Shrewsbury Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 9th.
Every Saturday, starting November 25th and continuing through December 16h, visit Benton Park holiday pop up shop with art by locals, handmade gifts, home décor, pet presents and vintage/up cycled.
Perennial will feature teaching artists work at their Small Business Saturday Pop Up on Saturday, November 25th.