Denver’s Best Holiday Markets & Craft Fairs 2021
posted by: Mile High Mamas
‘Tis the season to start your holiday shopping and with reported supply chain shortages, there is no better place to start than shopping local. Denver has so many fabulous craft fairs and holiday markets from local artisans where you will find the perfect personalized gift for those you love. When it comes time to wrap your treasures, be sure to dress up your drifts with this super cute Red and White Baker’s Twin Packaging String, perfect for gifts and for all the goodies you’re going to deliver to our doorstep.
Also, don’t miss our Guide to the Holiday 2021: Denver’s Best Light Displays & Family Fun, our Colorado Holiday Gift Guide with 50+ ideas, Denver’s 7 Best Christmas Tree Farms and Places to see Santa in Denver. Visit our event calendar for additional activities.
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HOLIDAY MARKETS & CRAFT FAIRS IN DENVER 2021
13th ANNUAL LEGEND ART & CRAFT FAIR
WHEN: Nov. 13, 2021
WHERE: Legend High School, Parker, Colo.
There will be 100+ vendors and artisans who will be there to help jump-start your holiday shopping–from candles to jewelry, photography and artwork. Enjoy shopping for candles, jewelry, photography, artwork, glass, home decor, wood carvings, handcrafted items, art, specialty foods, clothing and accessories. One-of-a-kind items you won’t find at the big box retailers. legendcraftfair.com
WINTER MARKET & HOLIDAY FAIR IN EAGLE
WHEN: NOV. 13, 2021; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHERE: Eagle River Center, Eagle, Colo
The Winter Market & Holiday Fair is one-stop shopping for anyone who delights in holiday must-haves, handmade crafts, beauty products, food, and more! It is free and open to the public, Saturday, November 13th at the Eagle River Center, in Eagle. eagleholidaymarket.com
CHERRY CREEK HOLIDAY MARKET
WHEN: Nov. 18-Dec. 24, 2021
WHERE: Fillmore Plaza
Join the festivities this holiday season as Cherry Creek North visitors fill Fillmore Plaza between 1st and 2nd. Shop from 30 vendors featuring products in European chalet-style clad shipping containers; enjoy live music by bands and carolers, and sip cocktails and hot beverages throughout Fillmore Plaza. cherrycreekholidaymarket.com
WHEN: Nov. 19-Dec. 23, 2021
WHERE: Civic Center Park
This outdoor event brings the most beloved elements of an authentic German holiday experience to the city. Stroll through a European village decorated for the holiday season as you shop for finely crafted artisan gifts and treats at charming wooden huts. Fuel your shopping with authentic Glühwein (mulled spiced wine), German Biers and hot chocolate, and nosh on Bavarian-style pretzels, fresh smoked salmon, Knödel, Goulasch, Nürnberger Sausages, pastries, caramels and European chocolates. christkindlmarketdenver.com
HOLIDAY ART MARKET AT OLDE GOLDEN CHRISTMAS
WHEN: NOV. 19–DEC. 29, 2021
WHERE: Foothills Art Center, Golden
More than 100 Colorado artists show off their prized works where you can browse for jewelry, ceramics, glass, photography, paintings and more. Other notable festivities include a parade with Newfoundland dog-cart rides for kids (as if they were the only ones to appreciate a dog parade!), candlelight walk and more. foothillsartcenter.org
JINGLE BELL MARKET CRAFT FAIR
WHEN: Nov. 20, 2021; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHERE: Broomfield Community Center located at 280 Spader Way, Broomfield
The annual Jingle Bell Market Craft Fair features five rooms filled with local crafters from Colorado. You will find something special for everyone on your list. broomfield.org
MOLLIE McGEE’S CRAFT MARKET
WHEN: Nov. 20-21
WHERE: Boulder County Fairgrounds
Shop over 150 booths with unique, hand-made artisan crafts! Mollie McGee’s Craft Markets feature only the highest quality handcrafted items as well as a selection of unique items not found in most malls. molliemcgees.com
HORSESHOE HOLIDAY MARKET
WHEN: Nov. 27-28, 2021; 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
WHERE: Globeville at the former Salvation Army Campus (4751 Broadway)
Check out more than 100 local makers, artists, vintage vendors, artisanal food vendors, creative workshops, music, cocktails and more. Free admission, although a $5 donation is encouraged at the door with a portion of proceeds benefiting Food Bank of the Rockies. horseshoemarket.com
FALL FRENZY & HOLIDAY FAIR
WHEN: Nov. 27; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHERE: Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Event Center, Aurora
Check out the unique and upscale vendors & crafters for a great day of holiday shopping.
SONSHINE SHOWS HOLIDAY MARKET
2ND ANNUAL APRÈS SKI HOLIDAY MARKET
WHEN: Nov. 26-28; Dec. 3-5; Dec. 10-12; Dec. 17-19, 2021
WHERE: Dairy Block
Held in the Dairy Block Alley and inspired by a European ski village, the market will feature a wide variety of vendors, offering clothing, home goods and more, representing both local Colorado businesses and top national retailers. Shoppers can enjoy food and drink specials and a robust lineup of holiday entertainment, including performances by the Jingle Belles and visits from Santa Claus. Entrance is free. dairyblock.com
LYONS HOLIDAY ARTISAN MARKET
WHEN: Dec. 4-5, 2021; 10 am- 4 pm.
WHERE: Lyons Elementary School, Lyons
A wide variety of quality crafts, jewelry, photography, pottery, glass, and textile arts will be found at this event. What’s more, it’s a great opportunity to find unique holiday gifts and accessories. townoflyons.com
BOULDER COUNTY FARMERS MARKETS WINTER MARKET
WHEN: Dec. 4–5, 2021
WHERE: Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont
Some of the best farmers and artisans on the Front Range bring their coolest goods to this bustling market at Longmont’s Boulder County Fairgrounds. Nibble on freshly baked cookies and other treats while you visit booths featuring works by more than 50 artists and tons of vendors selling organic veggies, honey, wine, coffee and more. Enjoy free giftwrapping, live music and kids’ activities. http://bcfm.org/
GEORGETOWN CHRISTMAS MARKET
WHEN: DEC. 11–12, 2021; 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Georgetown, Colo.
Historic Georgetown’s old-school charm is enhanced at one of the state’s most cherished wintertime traditions. At the market, horse-drawn wagon rides take patrons through snow-blanketed streets past decorated storefronts; a Victorian-robed St. Nicholas greets rosy-cheeked tots who never whine or cry, and stalls feature handicrafts by local artisans. georgetown-colorado.org
BOULDER HOLIDAY GIFT FESTIVAL
WHEN: Dec. 12, 2021; 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Boulder Mapleton YMCA
The 17th annual Boulder Holiday Gift Festival is Boulder’s biggest and best Holiday Shopping Extravaganza. The festival is a great place to find the perfect gift from amazing local exhibitors. You will find a vast array of amazing high-quality gifts that are locally made. coloradoevents.org
Denver Botanic Gardens Winter Gift Market