15 Festive Colorado Holiday Markets

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Let’s skip the Black Friday shopping on Amazon this year and head out to a magical holiday market instead! The holiday markets that pop up throughout the greater Denver area are a great way to help support local artisans and businesses. Plus, they each typically have their own list of festive activities to entertain the kids while you browse and shop for gifts.

Here’s a collection of 15 of the best holiday markets you might visit in (or near) Denver this holiday season–

Denver Christkindl Market

Civic Center Park, Denver, Colorado

November 18th – December 23rd

a German holiday market, right in the heart of downtown Denver

RiNo Holiday Bazaar

Zeppelin Station, 3501 Wazee Street, Denver, Colorado

November 26th – 27th

an outdoor market shopping extravaganza with over 80 vendors and fashion trucks, holiday-themed pop-up bars, and an indoor food hall

Holiday Pop-Up Makers Market

Olde Town Square, Arvada, Colorado

November 25th – December 18th (Weekends)

Olde Town Arvada transforms into a Winter Wonderland for an outdoor holiday market in German Holiday Market style huts

Downtown Lakewood Holiday Bazaar

Belmar Plaza, 439 S Upham Street, Lakewood, Colorado

November 18th – 19th, December 2nd-4th

sip and shop from 80+ craft vendors and fashion trucks while enjoying holiday-themed pop-up bars, food trucks, live entertainment, and an outdoor ice-skating rink

Georgetown Christmas Market

6th Street, Georgetown, Colorado

December 3rd-4th, 10th-11th

roasted chestnuts, festive shopping, and horse-drawn wagon rides all await you in historic Georgetown with a holiday market named by USA Today as part of its “10 Best Holiday Markets in the Country

Holiday Art Market

Foothills Art Center, 809 15th Street, Golden, Colorado

November 18th – December 29th

shop over 3,000 unique items made by local artisans including pottery, jewelry, glass, fiber, leather, metal, wood, food items, ornaments, and greeting cards

Holiday Food & Gift Festival

National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt Street, Denver, Colorado

November 18th – 20th

shop hundreds of local artisans and visit the large gourmet food area where you can purchase a wide range of food items including tea, chocolates, pasta, soups, dips, meats, coffee, jams, shortbread, salsas, oils & vinegars, honey, and sauces

South Pearl Street Winterfest

1500 Block of South Pearl Street, Denver, Colorado

December 2nd-3rd

take a holiday photo with Olde World Santa, take a spin on a holiday hayride, enjoy a hot adult beverage, hot cocoa, or cider, pick up a tree from the outdoor lot, and shop the holiday market with local gift and food vendors

16th Street Mall Holiday Festival

16th Street Mall, Denver, Colorado

November 19th-20th, 26th-27th, and December 10th

an awesome selection of one of-a-kind seasonal items on Denver’s historic 16th Street Mall with high quality handcrafted goods, fabulous holiday gift ideas, delicious specialty foods, home décor, and unique holiday gifts

Cherry Creek Holiday Market

105 Fillmore Street, Denver, Colorado

November 17th – December 24th

the 3rd annual one-stop shopping experience with 80+ rotating local makers, designers, and creators

Firefly Handmade Holiday Market

Old South Gaylord Street, Washington Park, Denver, Colorado

November 19th – 20th

shop and visit with incredible artisans, and enjoy food and beverages while live musical acts soundtrack your shopping experience

Belleview Station Holiday Bazaar

Belleview Station, 6785 East Chenango Ave, Denver, Colorado

December 10th-11th

Denver BAZAAR brings its holiday shopping extravaganza to Belleview Station with 50+ craft vendors and fashion trucks, holiday-themed pop-up bars, live entertainment, and more

Après Ski Holiday Market

Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee Street, Denver, Colorado

November 25th – 27th, December 2nd-4th, 9th-11th, and 16th-18th

engage with unique, independently owned, and high quality brands to shop while enjoying a beverage and embracing your inner ski vibes

Horseshoe Holiday Market

Breckenridge Brewery, 2920 Brewery Lane, Littleton, Colorado

December 3rd-4th

Denver’s premier indie craft flea market with modern handmade, vintage and antiques, art, food trucks, and more

Boulder County Farmers Markets Winter Market

Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, Colorado

December 3rd-4th

over 100 Colorado local vendors selling fresh produce, specialty meats, eggs, baked goods, preserves, cheese, hot sauces, wine, prepared food, coffee, kombucha, jewelry, skincare, woodwork, home goods, and more

Which holiday markets will you visit this year?

I hope you’ll find this list useful as you start your holiday shopping! Please also let me know if you have a favorite market that didn’t make my list! I’d love to check it out!

As always, I’m here to help capture all the festive and magical moments of you and your families this holiday season. If you’d like to schedule a family photography session, head over to my schedule to view my availability. I’d love to hear from you!

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