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The best holiday markets in Los Angeles

The coolest shopping events for handmade trinkets and presents, many of them crafted right here in LA

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Echo Park Craft Fair.
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Bust out the LED string lights and pretend winter is actually coming: The holiday shopping season is upon us. Here, a roundup of the LA’s coolest festive shopping events, from handmade-focused fairs to museum markets and even a bazaar at LA’s favorite historic food hall. Most (if not all) of these holiday happenings feature local designers, artists, and makers, ensuring that your Secret Santa won’t even think about re-gifting your one-of-a-kind present.

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1. Hera Collective

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6408 Ruby St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
(626) 658-7829
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In addition to supporting this bazaar’s lineup of all-women designers and makers, shoppers will happy to know that a portion of ticket sales will benefit Santé D’Or Foundation adoption center. Pick up vintage clothing, home decor, jewelry, ceramics, skincare, and more; tickets are $8 and available at Eventbrite or at the door.

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 14

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2. Hauser & Wirth

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901-909 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 943-1620
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Head over to the shop and garden to pick up handmade gifts, chocolates, decor, and more from local makers. There will also be food and sweets on offer from Manuela, plus family workshops

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, December 14

3. Unique Markets LA

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430 W 12th St
Los Angeles, CA 90015

The LA-bred, handmade-happy event invades the 1920s Hudson Loft building for a full weekend of indie retail therapy. From scrunchies to art prints to ceramics to stationery, Unique LA’s got your small business-focused shopping covered. Tickets are available online for $12.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1

4. Echo Park Craft Fair

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1215 Bates Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 660-8466
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The venue may be in Silver Lake, but this two-day artisanal market’s heart is in Echo Park, where it began as a backyard shopping party hosted by LA designers Rachel Craven and Beatrice Valenzuela. Expect handmade goods to please the Moon Juice-sipping crowd, from macrame wall hangings and hand-carved wood tableware to vintage-inspired clothing and natural skincare products. Tickets are $15 to $35 online and at the door.

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8

5. Cooper Design Space

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860 S Los Angeles St #900
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 627-3754
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Fancy yourself a fashionable treasure hunt through decades past? A playground for LA’s celebrity stylists, It girls, and throwback fashion enthusiasts, the seasonal vintage pop-up party (no relation to the defunct TV news show) brings over 70 vendors hawking clothing, footwear, eyewear, accessories, and more from across the 20th century. In addition to retail therapy, there’ll also be an open bar, free draft lattes, tasty bites, a stylish lounging area, and more. Tickets are $12 to $36 online and at the door.

When: Noon Saturday, December 7 to 6 p.m. Sunday, December 8

6. Modern Artisan Marketplace

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8850 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

With a focus on a California bohemian-meets-minimalist aesthetic, this well-curated bazaar features more than 50 local designers, artists, and makers. There’s something for everyone here, like sculptural bronze bowls, pillows made from upcycled fabrics, globally-conscious straw carryalls, Korean skincare products, chic kids clothing, dainty jewelry, and much more. The marketplace’s Westside installment takes place December 16 at Culver City’s Platform with a whole new roster of stylish vendors.

When: Noon Saturday, December 7 to 6 p.m. Sunday, December 8

7. Renegade Craft Fair

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1245 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(323) 441-8819
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Festive al fresco retail therapy awaits at Renegade’s free two-day (and pet-friendly) marketplace, which takes over the beautiful Los Angeles State Historic Park in Chinatown. More than 300 independent creative crafters will offer home goods, decor, food, art, clothing, and other unique handmade gifts. Local food trucks, seasonal cocktails, and live music will also be in the mix.

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, December 24

8. Artists and Fleas Holiday Market

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317 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Artists and Fleas hosts a market in Venice every Saturday. Now it’s headed Downtown for two back-to-back holiday pop-ups at the basement level of Grand Central Market.

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15 and Saturday December 21 and Sunday, December 22

9. Craft Contemporary

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5814 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 937-4230
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Here’s a chance to support a local museum and local makers. The Craft Contemporary’s holiday marketplace is an annual sale and fundraiser in the museum’s outdoor courtyard featuring jewelry makers, ceramicists, and illustrators. It’s free with museum admission ($9) on Saturday and pay-what-you-can on Sunday. While you’re there, scope out the museum gift shop; it’s full of giftable treasures.

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1

1. Hera Collective

6408 Ruby St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Courtesy of Herra Collective

In addition to supporting this bazaar’s lineup of all-women designers and makers, shoppers will happy to know that a portion of ticket sales will benefit Santé D’Or Foundation adoption center. Pick up vintage clothing, home decor, jewelry, ceramics, skincare, and more; tickets are $8 and available at Eventbrite or at the door.

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 14

6408 Ruby St
Los Angeles, CA 90042

2. Hauser & Wirth

901-909 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Head over to the shop and garden to pick up handmade gifts, chocolates, decor, and more from local makers. There will also be food and sweets on offer from Manuela, plus family workshops

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, December 14

901-909 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

3. Unique Markets LA

430 W 12th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

The LA-bred, handmade-happy event invades the 1920s Hudson Loft building for a full weekend of indie retail therapy. From scrunchies to art prints to ceramics to stationery, Unique LA’s got your small business-focused shopping covered. Tickets are available online for $12.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1

430 W 12th St
Los Angeles, CA 90015

4. Echo Park Craft Fair

1215 Bates Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029

The venue may be in Silver Lake, but this two-day artisanal market’s heart is in Echo Park, where it began as a backyard shopping party hosted by LA designers Rachel Craven and Beatrice Valenzuela. Expect handmade goods to please the Moon Juice-sipping crowd, from macrame wall hangings and hand-carved wood tableware to vintage-inspired clothing and natural skincare products. Tickets are $15 to $35 online and at the door.

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8

1215 Bates Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029

5. Cooper Design Space

860 S Los Angeles St #900, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Fancy yourself a fashionable treasure hunt through decades past? A playground for LA’s celebrity stylists, It girls, and throwback fashion enthusiasts, the seasonal vintage pop-up party (no relation to the defunct TV news show) brings over 70 vendors hawking clothing, footwear, eyewear, accessories, and more from across the 20th century. In addition to retail therapy, there’ll also be an open bar, free draft lattes, tasty bites, a stylish lounging area, and more. Tickets are $12 to $36 online and at the door.

When: Noon Saturday, December 7 to 6 p.m. Sunday, December 8

860 S Los Angeles St #900
Los Angeles, CA 90014

6. Modern Artisan Marketplace

8850 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

With a focus on a California bohemian-meets-minimalist aesthetic, this well-curated bazaar features more than 50 local designers, artists, and makers. There’s something for everyone here, like sculptural bronze bowls, pillows made from upcycled fabrics, globally-conscious straw carryalls, Korean skincare products, chic kids clothing, dainty jewelry, and much more. The marketplace’s Westside installment takes place December 16 at Culver City’s Platform with a whole new roster of stylish vendors.

When: Noon Saturday, December 7 to 6 p.m. Sunday, December 8

8850 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

7. Renegade Craft Fair

1245 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Festive al fresco retail therapy awaits at Renegade’s free two-day (and pet-friendly) marketplace, which takes over the beautiful Los Angeles State Historic Park in Chinatown. More than 300 independent creative crafters will offer home goods, decor, food, art, clothing, and other unique handmade gifts. Local food trucks, seasonal cocktails, and live music will also be in the mix.

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, December 24

1245 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

8. Artists and Fleas Holiday Market

317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Artists and Fleas hosts a market in Venice every Saturday. Now it’s headed Downtown for two back-to-back holiday pop-ups at the basement level of Grand Central Market.

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15 and Saturday December 21 and Sunday, December 22

317 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90013

9. Craft Contemporary

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Here’s a chance to support a local museum and local makers. The Craft Contemporary’s holiday marketplace is an annual sale and fundraiser in the museum’s outdoor courtyard featuring jewelry makers, ceramicists, and illustrators. It’s free with museum admission ($9) on Saturday and pay-what-you-can on Sunday. While you’re there, scope out the museum gift shop; it’s full of giftable treasures.

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1

5814 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036