Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market

Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market (photo: Hart Productions)
Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market (photo: Hart Productions)

If you’re going for sheer volume, this is the place to be. The show features more than 300 boutiques selling everything from women’s apparel and home and holiday decor to gourmet food, jewelry and toys. And when you need a break from all the shopping, relax and compare finds with friends in the wine lounge. November 8 - 10, 2019 at Duke Energy Convention Center; $10 admission at the door, $8 online.
 

Ruffles and Rust Expo

Ornament (photo: Michael C. Potter)
Ornament (photo: Michael C. Potter)
Shop 150 booths all in one spot with vendors selling vintage items, home decor, handmade items, gourmet food and boutique items. November 9 - 10, 2019 at Butler County Fairgrounds; $6 admission.
 

Germania Christkindlmarkt

Ornament (photo: Michael C. Potter)
Ornament (photo: Michael C. Potter)

Shop German food, crafts, candy, ornaments and more in the comfort of a heated pavilion the oldest authentic German market in the Cincinnati region. Enjoy carriage rides, entertainment, caroling and more. November 22 - 24, 2019 at Germania Park; $3 admission, free ages 14 and under.

The Holiday OFF Market

MadTree Brewing (photo: MadTree Brewing)
MadTree Brewing (photo: MadTree Brewing)

Pair shopping for locally crafted products with a locally crafted beer and you've got the makings for a great afternoon. Shop items from artists, bakers, chefs, mobile boutiques, and more when Madtree Brewing transforms into an indoor market. November 23 - 24, 10am -4pm; Free admission.

Winter Market

Fountain Square Ice Rink (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)
Fountain Square Ice Rink (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)

Bring the whole family to Fountain Square this holiday season for a jolly shopping experience in the center of downtown Cincinnati! Browse and play Santa among various regional artisans and crafters within their shopping huts. Ice Skating on the Square will be available while you shop and full concessions with beer, wine, and local food options will be "present" for purchase. Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, November 29 - December 22, 2019. 

WinterFair

Women shopping at Greater Cincinnati Winterfair (photo: Submitted)
Greater Cincinnati Winterfair (photo: Submitted)

Looking for something more artful? This carefully curated show specializes in fine art, silver and gold jewelry, woodworking, photography and more. November 29 - December 1, 2019 at Northern Kentucky Convention Center; $7 admission.

Crafty Supermarket Holiday Craft Show

Crafty Supermarket Holiday Show (photo: Crafty Supermarket)
Crafty Supermarket Holiday Show (photo: Crafty Supermarket)
Super hip crafters sell unique, modern handmade goods at this annual market. Offerings range from jewelry and screen prints to hand-sewn toys, fine pottery, leather goods and much more. Demos, a DJ, and local fare makes this more than just a shopping trip and into a true celebration. November 30 - December 1, 2019 at Music Hall; Free admission.
 

Findlay Holiday Market

Findlay Market (photo: Wendy Pramik)
Findlay Market (photo: Wendy Pramik)
Local artisans and craft vendors set up shop to offer everything from old-fashioned gifts to food and seasonal drinks. Find that perfect holiday gift you have been searching for! Enjoy holiday entertainment by local choirs and musicians, food demos and samples, and maybe even a surprise visit by Santa Claus and an elf or two. December 7 - 8, 2019 at Findlay Market; Free admission.
 

Covington Winter Night Bazaar

Ornament (photo: Michael C. Potter)
Ornament (photo: Michael C. Potter)
The streets of Covington turn magical and full of holiday cheer for their annual Winter Night Bazaar. Find goods and wares from over 20 different local artisans, crafters and vendors for that special holiday gift you have been searching for. Cure your December air chill around one of the many fire pits ready to be cozied up to with a hot-buttered rum in hand from Second Sights Spirits or indulge in any of the numerous local dining establishments serving delectable dishes during the bazaar. Bring your kids and your fur babies for this family-friendly holiday event, and find the perfect gifts on December 7, 2019.

City Flea

The City Flea Holiday Unwrapped
The City Flea Holiday Unwrapped
Find cool, unique gifts from local vendors while shopping under the stars in Washington ParkDecember 14, 2019 at Washington Park; Free admission.

 

Written by: Jessica Gordon with updates by Amber Potter.