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5 best holiday markets around the Seattle area



Downtown Seattle Association

 

Ready or not, the holidays are here! To prepare you for the season of gift-giving, Seattle’s Child has rounded up some of the most unique holiday markets in the Puget Sound area. Whether you’re on the hunt for handmade, artisan crafts and locally sourced specialty foods, or simply looking for some family-friendly, festive fun, these five local markets have got it all.

 

Native Art Market

At a variety of price points, find gifts made by Native artists including jewelry, woodworking, clothing, drums, art prints, and more. This showcase featuring indigenous artists also offers salmon and tacos for purchase while you shop, and free entertainment on stage at lunch hour by Native American performing artists. Fri. through Sun. on the weekend of Dec. 20, from 10 am to 5 pm. FREE. Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, Seattle.

 

European Christmas Market

Taste traditional French and German holiday drinks and delicacies while you shop for handmade art, crafts, and products from local artisans. Also enjoy live European Christmas carols; the youngest of visitors will receive presents from Santa himself! This one-day-event is presented by Goethe Pop Up Seattle and Alliance Française de Seattle. Sat., Dec. 14 from 10 am to 2 pm. FREE. Chapel at Good Shepherd Center, Seattle.

 

Westlake Holiday Craft Market

Only downtown will you find an array of gift options created by Urban Craft Uprising artisans, at a market hosted by the artists themselves. This particular market boasts convenience as well as old-school charm amid the holiday hustle and bustle. It’s also open all season long. Weekends (Fri. through Sun.) Nov. 23.-Dec. 23. from noon to 7 pm. Westlake Park, Downtown Seattle.

 

Edmonds Holiday Market

Just a few blocks off the beautiful Edmonds shoreline, 5th Avenue will close between City Hall and the Edmonds Historical Museum to bring 50-plus vendors selling a variety of unique gifts. From cured meats to cheeses to baked goods to artisan crafts, there’s something for everyone at this quaint, farmers-market-style event. Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm from Nov. 9 through Dec. 21. FREE. Downtown Edmonds.

 

Winter Solstice Night Market

Featuring over 150 local vendor booths and food trucks, Seattle’s only indoor holiday market is a great bet for keeping little hands warm and tummies full while picking up last minute gifts. Fri. Dec. 20. from 4 pm to 10 pm. FREE. Magnuson Park Hangar 30.

 


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