The holidays are upon us, and there’s no better way to shop for the season than at a holiday market! These events feature local makers and artisans, and offer one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list. Plus – the shopping events are designed to actually be fun! So skip the malls and shop local this holiday season.
Today we’re sharing 15 Cincinnati Holiday Markets and Craft Shows so you can shop ’til you drop this holiday season!
Nov. 1-3 at Greene County Fairgrounds in Xenia, OH
Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage and vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market, featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and more. Children 12 and under are free and adult admission is $5.
Nov. 1-3 on Old Main Street in Waynesville, Ohio
Discover that unique gift, shop for fabulous decorating ideas and attend the festivities in over 60 shops, galleries and restaurants. Specialty shops are fully stocked with the newest in exciting holiday merchandise, antique stores are ready for you to discover that undiscovered great “find,” galleries are filled with new artwork and unique artisan designs and Waynesville’s quaint and lively restaurants are ready to welcome you with delicious, mouth-watering menu choices. FREE.
Nov. 2 from 9:30 am to 3 pm at Loveland High School
Juried arts and crafts show with over 175 vendors. Featuring raffles, food and more. FREE admission.
Nov. 2 & 3 at Colerain High School
Two fabulous days of shopping with over 100 local artists and crafters. Admission is FREE.
Nov. 8-10 at the Duke Energy Convention Center
Get all your holiday shopping done at the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, featuring 350+ one-of-a-kind boutiques and specialty stores. Choose from an unparalleled selection of home décor, specialty clothing and one-of-a-kind treasures, plus gourmet food from the Cincy Specialty Food & Treats Show. Kids 12 and under are free; adult admission is $8 online and $10 at the door.
Nov. 9 & 10 at Lakota East High School
Join the Lakota East PTSO for two days of great gift ideas for everyone on your list. Over 220 juried booths featuring exhibitors from near and far, assembled in one spacious indoor shopping venue. Easy to find and plenty of on-site parking. Early bird admission is $5 on Saturday and gets you into the show at 9 am; general admission is $2 for regular event hours.
Nov. 9 at Butler County Fairgrounds
Ruffles and Rust Expo is a two=day shopping experience! We are a traveling boutique show with a vintage flair! Our vendors will showcase boutique apparel, jewelry, vintage style furniture / decor, architectural salvage designs, gourmet foods, handmade pieces and so much more! You are sure to find just what you are looking for at Ruffles and Rust Expo Ohio!
2019 Dates TBA
Artists, bakers, chefs, scavengers, mobile boutiques, and everything in between will be converging on Madtree Brewing for an exciting indoor market in the Barrel Warehouse.
Nov. 22-24 in Downtown Springboro
Christmas in Springboro isn’t just an event; it’s an experience. Christmas in Springboro features heated tents filled with shopping from local craft and retail vendors, music and entertainment from local organizations and various children’s crafts and activities. Join us Saturday at noon as our parade will be led by our local Grand Marshall and end with the arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Claus. The streets will be lined with exceptional vendors fulfilling all your foodie needs. Be on the lookout for your opportunity to hop on the horse-drawn wagon with pickup/drop-off locations at either end of the festival.
Nov. 23, 9 am-4 pm at Sycamore High School
FREE FUN for the whole family! Over 185 craft vendors with lots of unique gifts. Performances by all Sycamore bands, Grades 7-12, the JH Advanced Orchestra and the Sycamore Community Band. Raffles throughout the day! Benefits Sycamore Band and Orchestra Boosters.
2019 dates TBA
Don’t miss this annual craft show in Sharonville! Check out thousands of beautiful handmade items from your favorite local artisans and vendors. Admission is FREE.
Nov. 30 from 4-8 pm
Shop on Small Business Saturday at this holiday-themed outdoor market. Enjoy local brews from West Side Brewing, over 80 talented local vendors, food trucks, baked goods, kid friendly activities and so much more! Free photos with Santa. More details on the event’s Facebook page.
Dec. 7 from 9 am to 3 pm
The almost 300 crafters exhibit their broad spectrum of products at this annual event. This is a ‘craft only’ event with no manufacturer’s representatives or consultants permitted. Doors open for shoppers at 9 am and the craft show closes at 3 pm. Admission is $2 and parking is free.
Dec. 7 & 8
Local artisans and craft vendors set up shop at the Market for a weekend filled with holiday cheer, gift shopping, and seasonal food and drink. The Holiday Market is the best place in town to find the perfect local gift for everyone on your list while enjoying holiday entertainment by local choirs and musicians, food demos and samples, and maybe even a surprise visit by Santa Claus and an elf or two.
Dec. 14 from 4-8 pm
Come out to the Flea at Washington Park for the final flea of the year. Grab those last minute holiday gifts, sip a hot chocoloate and get into those holiday vibes. This is an evening market and it is jolly as all get out.