There is nothing quite like getting a head start on Christmas shopping. Here are six holiday markets that feature local creators and boutiques. They will be offering lots of unique gift ideas for everyone on your gift-giving list. Plus, there will be lots of food, fun and beverages to get the season started right.
1Hendersonville Handmade Market
Hendersonville City Hall
101 Maple Drive North
Hours: 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
The best makers and artisans will be offering their goods for sale just in time for the holidays. Bring a friend and enjoy a lovely day in Hendersonville while shopping local. There will also be food trucks.
211th Annual Sumner County Artists and Artisans Studio Tour
November 5 and November 6
Tour map and more info available here: https://sumnercountystudiotour.com/
Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, noon until 5:00 p.m.
For two days, local artists and artisans will open their studios to the public for a self-guided tour to see them at work and to purchase their works. The tour showcases more than 20 of the county’s best creators, embracing a wide variety of media and art forms at eight studio locations. Those whose work is being exhibited during this weekend are members of The Art Guild of Sumner County. Come support the arts and find unique gifts.
3Gallatin’s Merry Market and 50th Annual Tinsel and Treasures Holiday Merchant Open House
November 11 through November 13
Open House map and more info available here: https://gallatintn.org/calendar-of-events/
Hours: Friday, 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, noon until 5:00 p.m.
The holiday spirit fills the air across Gallatin as merchants bring out both their Christmas decorations and Christmas sales during this festive shopping-themed weekend. Shoppers will receive a Tinsel and Treasures “Passport” to have stamped when visiting participating Gallatin businesses and the Passports can be turned in for a chance to win prizes! The weekend kicks off with the Merry Moonlight Market at the Gallatin Farmers Market on Friday night and continues with the Merry Market Day on Saturday. This event offers great crafts and vintage items. Tinsels & Treasures spans across both Saturday and Sunday. It’s a great event to kick off the holiday season.
November 18 and 19
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
1729 Stop Thirty Road
Hours: Friday, 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 to $10.00
General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Hendersonville presents the 11th Annual Mistletoe Market.
This holiday shopping event will feature more than 65 unique, artisan crafters, specialty boutiques and food vendors. Friday night will be Shopping and Sangria, where visitors can sip and shop, along with free gifts and door prizes.
5Boutique Bazzar’s Annual Christmas Market
November 25 and November 26
1628 Long Hollow Pike
Hours: Friday, 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $5 to $10
Boutique Bazaar’s Annual Christmas Market brings together more than 100 unique vendors for a shopping extravaganza. The marketplace is held in a beautiful 37,000 square foot barn at Bagsby Ranch, as well as in the lovely 40 acres of outdoor space surrounding the barn. Home decor, clothing, foods, children’s items, pet treats, and so much more can be found at this event.
6HHS Commando’s Christmas Craft Fair
Little Birdie Craft Boutique
Hendersonville High School
123 Cherokee Road, Hendersonville, Tennessee
Hours: 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Mark your calendars now for the 6th Semi-Annual HHS Commando’s Craft Fair at Hendersonville High School. This has become one of the most popular events in Hendersonville. The vendor application is still available by applying here. They have availability for all vendor categories at this time, including food trucks.