Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market

Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market
Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market

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 2-4, 2018 at Duke Energy Convention Center; $10 admission at the door, $8 online.
 

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 16-18, 2018 at Germania Park; $3 admission, free ages 12 and under.

The Holiday OFF Market

MadTree
MadTree

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 17-18, 2018; Free admission.

Cincideutsch Christkindlmarkt

Cincideutsch Christkindlmarkt (photo: Lisa K. Bambach)
Cincideutsch Christkindlmarkt (photo: Lisa K. Bambach)
This charming German-style open-air market pops up on Fountain Square just in time for the holiday shopping season. Vendors offer traditional holiday sweets, European baked goods, Gluhwein (hot spiced wine), handmade gifts and seasonal decorations. November 23-25 and November 30-December 1, 2018 on Fountain Square; Free admission.
 

WinterFair

Shopping at Greater Cincinnati Winterfair
Shopping at Greater Cincinnati Winterfair

Looking for something more artful? This carefully curated show specializes in fine art, silver and gold jewelry, woodworking, photography and more. November 23-25, 2018 at Northern Kentucky Convention Center; $7 admission.

 

Crafty Supermarket Holiday Show

Crafty Supermarket Holiday Show
Crafty Supermarket Holiday Show
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. December 1, 2018 at Music Hall; Free admission.
 

Findlay Holiday Market

Findlay Market (Photo: Liz Dufour)
Findlay Market (Photo: Liz Dufour)
Local artisans and craft vendors set up shop to offer everything from old-fashioned gifts to food and seasonal drinks. 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 1-2, 2018 at Findlay Market; Free admission.
 

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. December 1-2, 2018 at Butler County Fairgrounds; $6 admission.
 

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 15, 2018 at Washington Park; Free admission.

 

Written by: Jessica Gordon with updates by Amber Potter.