Colorado is home to some to some amazing & festive winter markets, where you can find hand-crafted gifts that are perfect for friends and family this holiday season. Check out our list of some of the best markets & bazaars near Denver!
Where: Highland Ranch Town Center South | 9344 Dorchester St. Highland Ranch, CO 80129
When: Friday, Dec 6th | 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
This fun winter market at Highlands Ranch features caroling, Santa visits, and a variety of unique food and gifts from a wide-variety of vendors. Don’t miss the special lighting of the Big Tree that kicks off at 5 PM!
Where: Downtown Georgetown
When: Saturday & Sunday, December 7-8th & 14-15th | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Come experience a traditional holiday experience that hasn’t changed in 100 years at the Georgetown Christmas Market. Stepping into Georgetown on these two weekends will feel like stepping back in time to a simpler day and age. Here you can experience an array of amazing food and drink options, carolers, dancers, and other family entertainment. The market will showcase amazing decorations, antiques, clothing, jewelry, wine, rare books and so much more.
Where: Olde Town Arvada | 5726 Olde Wadsworth Blvd. Arvada, CO 80002
When: Saturday, Dec 7th, 14th, 21st | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Find unique & special gifts for friends and family at the Olde Town Holiday Market in Arvada! Local vendors will be selling handmade toys, clothes, food items, and so much more. There will also be food vendors on site as well as free hot cocoa! Bring the whole family and visit Santa for free photos from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, kids will also receive a free toy!
Where: Balch Fieldhouse at Folsom Field | 1951 Colorado Ave. Boulder, CO 80305
When: Saturday, Dec 14th – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Sunday, Dec 15th – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Explore the Handmade Holiday Market in Boulder for the Front Range’s premier spot for artisan goods. The two events will feature completely different vendors who will be selling handcrafted & unique goods of all sorts. These events will also feature a variety of live music, amazing food, and so much more.
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens | 1007 York St. Denver, CO 80206
When: Thursday, Nov 21st & Sunday, Nov 23rd 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Saturday, Nov 22nd 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Join the Denver Botanic Gardens for a fun winter gift market that features all sorts of unique & handcrafted items. Here you will find pottery, bath and body items, jewelry, specialty foods, antiques, clothing and so much more. Members will receive 10% off all purchases!
Where: Larimer Square | 1430 Larimer Street Denver, CO 80202
When: December 11th – 15th | 12 PM – 9 PM Wednesday-Thursday, 12 PM – 10 PM Friday-Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM Sunday
Larimer Square will be hosting a 5-day shopping experience this holiday season from December 11th-15th! Here you will find 40+ local vendors selling all sorts of handmade goods that will make perfect gifts this season. Once your finished shopping, you can head into the heated pop-up bar with live entertainment and holiday cocktails.
Where: The Shops at Northfield | 8340 Northfield Blvd Denver, CO 80238
When: Friday, Nov 29th – Sunday, Dec 1st | Fri & Sat 12 PM – 8 PM, Sunday 11AM – 5PM
The Shops at Northfield is the perfect place to get your holiday shopping done this season! Join them for a three-day holiday market featuring 60+ innovative craft vendors, food trucks, fashion trucks, live entertainment, wine tastings & cocktails, and much more!
Where: EXDO Event Center | 1399 35th St. Denver, Co 80205
When: Sunday, Dec 8th, 15th, 22nd | 11 AM – 6 PM
Head to the RiNo district in Downtown Denver for three awesome holiday markets taking place on Sundays in December! Here you will find over 70 local vendors, food & fashion trucks, beer & cider tastings, holiday music, bottomless mimosas and more! Each day will have a unique theme, including holiday beer tastings on the 8th, apres ski party + bonfire vintage pop-up on the 15th, and an ugly holiday sweater party on the 22nd!
Where: Denver Sports Castle | 1000 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
When: Nov 30th – Dec 1st | Dec 6th – 8th | Dec 13th – 15th | 10 AM – 5 PM
The Fetch Holiday Market takes place on three separate weekends and features hundreds of vendors & creators who can’t wait to share their handcrafted goods with you. This event takes place at the Denver Sports Castle from 10AM – 5 PM every weekend from November 30th – December 15th.
Where: The Boulder YMCA | 2850 Mapleton Ave
When: Sunday, Dec 8th | 11 AM – 5 PM
The Boulder Holiday Gift Festival returns for it’s 14th season this year! Head to the Boulder YMCA on Sunday, Dec 8th for over 100 vendor booths featuring a vast array of gifts & goods. Admission is free and a holiday concert takes place at noon!
Where: Charley Co. | 3350 Brighton Blvd. Denver, CO 80216
When: Saturday & Sunday, Dec 7-8th | 11 AM – 3 PM
Charley Co. is hosting their very first holiday market this year and everyone is invited! Charley Co. is a coworking space for women in Denver to connect & support one another. Staying true to their values, this market will be hosting all-female vendors showcasing 20 incredible artists and creators.
Where: 16th Street Mall | 1515 Arapahoe St Denver, CO 80202
When: Nov 22nd – Dec 23rd | 11 AM – 7 PM Sun-Tues, 11AM – 7 PM 11 AM – 9 PM, Dec 16th -23rd, Extended hours from 11 AM – 9 PM
Quite possibly one of the most well-known markets in Colorado, the Christkindl Market is an annual event in which vendors from around the world come to Denver to celebrate the German & European holiday traditions. For an entire month you can experience the market and all the fun that comes with it, including an array of vendors, specialty food & drink, live music, dancers, and more.