If you are looking for a holiday shopping experience, you have come to the right place! We have gathered a list of holiday markets and pop-ups that combine seasonal shopping with festive music, activities and drinks. You’ll find long-time favorites, such as Porter Flea, are joined by new events, like a night market on Charlotte Avenue. Mark your calendar for these shopping events and plan to mark everyone off your list!

2018 Holiday Markets and Popups

Local holiday markets and pop-ups give you an opportunity to start holiday shopping and find one-of-a-kind gifts in a festive setting. Image: Porter Flea


November 29: Handmade Holiday Night Market

Head over to Charlotte Avenue when 8th & Roast’s Charlotte location and Five Points Pizza pair up to host a market for local artisans to showcase their work. Vendors will be selling candles, natural body products, jewelry, stationery, photography, original prints and art, leather goods, ceramics, natural dyed clothing, coffee related gift baskets and baked goods from the pastry kitchen. Whiskey cider, prosecco and coffee will be served at 8th & Roast during the event. Build up an appetite while shopping, and hop on over to Five Points to grab a slice! Entry is free, and the event runs from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. facebook.com

November 30-December 1: Girl Tribe Pop Up

Track One Nashville will be home to 40 women-led local businesses for this weekend-long event. During the shopping experience, you can shop gifts from vendors that range from clothing and jewelry to stationery and home goods. As you shop, groove to fun music and sip festive drinks. Get your ticket for the preview night on Friday, November 30 for $35. These guests will enjoy a first look at products and receive exclusive discounts as well as a free tote bag and drink. On Saturday, December 1, get your pre-sale VIP ticket for $10 or $12 at the door. The event is open to the general public for free admission from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 1. girltribepopup.com

November 30-December 2: “The Spirit of Christmas” Vintage Flea Market

Join Nashville Flea Market for their second annual holiday shopping event with artisans, vendors and makers from 20 different states. Each vendor will display their choice of vintage goods, antiques, original art, clothing, jewelry, home decor, plantings, furniture, food and more! Enjoy live music and food trucks while shopping. Tickets are $10 for Friday and Saturday, and $5 on Sunday. Children 12 and younger get in free. Tickets are valid for free re-admission all weekend. vintagemarketdays.com

Through December 21: TIDINGS: A Seasonal Pop-Up Shop

Join 12th Table and shop all things to host and deck the halls this season at their curated holiday pop-up shop, TIDINGS! Explore Christmas trees, custom-designed wreaths, modern ornaments and thoughtful gifts, all while grooving to Billie Holiday on the radio. The pop-up event is open every Wednesday to Sunday through December 21, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 12thtable.com

December 2: The Holiday Market at Fort Houston

Shop a selection of seasonal gifts from local vendors, including YuYo Botanics, Meredith Edmondson Design, Wooden Neon, John Sellberg Pottery, Alyssa Beach, Erin Body Care, R. Ellis Orrall, Southern Maple Co., The Good Patch, Sam Lindsey Photography, IGI Designs, The Change Project, Roger Conner Woodworking, Surface Designs, DAD HATS, Erin Hewgley, threads & ropes, D+W Studio and Amanda Lomax Art — the list goes on and on! The market will be open from noon to 6 p.m at Fort Houston,2020 Lindell Ave., Nashville, TN 37203. facebook.com

December 5: Holiday Pop-Up Market by Industrious

Head down to the Gulch to kick-start your holiday shopping! On December 5, Industrious will be opening their doors to local vendors, including Apple + Oak, Stay Golden, Whiskey Water, Nashvibe, Clarity, Artaya Loka and Christy Frank Art, to make all your gift buying a little more unique this year. Embrace the elegant design of Industrious’ office space with a sprinkle of holiday spirit from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Register online. eventbrite.com

December 7-8: Porter Flea Holiday Market

Nashville’s favorite holiday shopping tradition is back! The Porter Flea Holiday Market returns in December to showcase hundreds of new and returning vendors, thousands of the region’s best handmade wares, the city’s finest food trucks and, of course, a surprise or two. The festivities begin on Friday, December 7, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with the Preview Market, a $25 ticketed event, and continue on Saturday with the free market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out the full lineup of vendors and head to the Nashville Fairgrounds for yet another year of this cherished holiday event! porterflea.com

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December 8: A Hillsboro Village Holiday

On December 8, celebrate the season with one of your favorite neighborhoods as the annual Christmas in the Village gets a revamp to A Hillsboro Village Holiday! From 4 to 7 p.m., cruise through 18 participating stores, restaurants and stops in the area to shop, sip, eat and participate in festive activities. This family-friendly holiday festival will have something for everyone. Though the name is changing this year, you can still count on seeing Santa at Fido and entering the raffle for a Hillsboro Village gift basket! facebook.com

December 8: Holiday Market at Inner Light Yoga

Celebrate the holiday season with local makers, businesses and artists at the Inner Light Yoga Holiday Market! On December 8 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., shop for precious holiday gifts with products from around Nashville in an evening featuring light snacks and drinks in the lobby, all while you groove to holiday tunes! Head to 2227 10th Ave S for the sweetest local market with free entry. innerlightyoganashville.com

December 8-9: Music City WinterFest

Gather family and loved ones to shop this beloved holiday market at Centennial Park! As you explore the offerings, grab a bite to eat at any of the many food trucks, and shop gifts from local artisans. Local bands will be playing on stage while other activities, like the s’mores station, beard competition, carriage rides and more, take place across the park. Join in on the fun from Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets range from $5 to $8 and can be bought online or onsite. musiccitywinterfest.com

December 21: Girls’ Night Out Christmas Shopping Expo

Gather the ladies for Girls’ Night Out, a shopping event totally dedicated to women! Holiday decor, stocking stuffers, Christmas gifts, jewelry, crafts, home decor and holiday foods will be spread throughout for guests to enjoy from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Multi-task and sip on desserts and indulge in sweets while shopping some of the best vendors in town! The event takes place at 8120 Sawyer Brown Rd, Suite 107, Nashville, TN 37221. Entry is free. eventbrite.com

December 22: Christmas Craft & Holiday Gift Fair

If you tend to cut your holiday shopping close, head to the Christmas Craft & Holiday Gift Fair — the last pop-up of the season. Shop for last-minute Christmas gifts, and browse the many unique accessories, jewelry and home decor items on display. Admission is free and the shopping lasts from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. eventbrite.com

Through December 22: The 22nd Annual Holiday Arts Market at The Arts Company

Don’t miss your chance to celebrate the 22nd Annual Holiday Arts Market at The Arts Company this December! Kicking off December 1 at the FirstBank First Saturday Art Crawl and continuing through December 22, see this year’s “A Season of Change, Part 2” market, featuring paintings, sculpture, photography, mixed media, contemporary folk art and the usual addition of some vintage items such as a window full of holiday lamps. The gallery will be open from 6 t0 9 p.m. on Friday, December 1 during the crawl and will be open during regular gallery hours after that, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Check out the featured artists and make your way downtown to The Arts Company this holiday season! theartscompany.com

Happy shopping and happy holidays! 


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