All the shopping happenings in and around Richmond, Virginia, you need to hit between now and the big gifting day. I’ll continue to update as I learn about more events for buying holiday gifts! Marco Style favorite events are denoted with a *.
*November 24-December 24 Bizarre Market
Chop Suey Books, Mon-Thurs 10 a.m. -7 p.m. / Fri-Sat 10 a.m. -8 p.m. / Sun 12-7 p.m.
Over 50 makers of sparkly, snuggly, gift-worthy goods will be featured in the upstairs gallery of Chop Suey Books for one month: This is always a great place to find gifts, from jewelry and scarves to handmade hot sauces and teas.
*December 15, Holiday Market at Chairlift
Come hang for a holiday happy hour and marketplace featuring some of your favorite local makers like Bear Ceramics, Open Studio, Sun and Selene, Tulip and Bear, Little Nomad and more. Stock up on wine, beer, and cheese for your parties while sipping some boozy hot chocolate.
*December 16, 1st Annual Christmas Market
Historic Old Towne Petersburg, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Head to River Street for a special blend of gift items, produce, special treats, and more.
December 16, Holiday Popup Shop
Shine Blowdry Bar, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
De’Andra Jones of Paparazzi Jewelry and Nicole Conyers of Tiara Nicole’s Candles will have plenty of gifts for yourself or your loved ones.
December 16, Yoga & Pop Up Holiday Shop
Strangeways Brewing, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Start your day with a yoga class at 11 a.m., then shop from 12-5 p.m. Vendors include Mobile OM Yoga & Wellness (wellness wares), Kulture (smoke shop), TAILOR (clothing), Allie Bones (dog treats), Stuff By Todd (steampunk goods), Handiwork By Meredith (jewelry).
December 16-17, The Studios at 1607 Holiday Open House
1607 Altamont Ave., Saturday 3-7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Enjoy holiday music and adult beverages while you shop for holiday gifts.
Sweet Cheeks All Natural
The Farm Needle
Devilish Delights Dessert and Ice Cream
December 16, Winter Market + LOBO Marino
Handmade goods, herbal preparations and gifts for sale and trade. Local plant infused brands. Potluck desserts. Crafted herbal drink menu for donations for herbalists in Puerto Rico. Sound concert experience by Lucid Living RVA and puppet making for the kids offered by Play Tectonics. Hosted by Väsen Brewing Company Earth Folk Collective Lobo Marino and the Richmond Herbalism Guild. Lobo Marino will play at 6 p.m.
*December 17 The Brunch Market
Lunch and Supper, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sip Bloody Marys and mimosas, grab a breakfast biscuit and shop 18 local vendors at this fun event.
December 17, Maker’s Market
Vasen, 1-5 p.m.
Shop body care, gourmet goods, pottery, ceramics, and more with a beer in your hand!
December 17, COTU Christmas Market
Shop local vendors, enjoy live holiday music and delicious beers flowing all day long. 10% of all beer sales, and 100% of all the vendor fees are being donated to Girls For A Change. Vendors include:
December 23, Holiday Studio Sale
Phoenix Handcraft, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join Phoenix Handcraft and Sweet Cheeks for last-minute holiday shopping in their Scott’s Addition studios! Pick up customer favorites to pamper yourself or a friend while you run those last-minute holiday errands.