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A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.

Bellville

First Saturday Market

Oct. 1

Downtown Square, 1 Main St.

Stroll through the market on the square and check out the nearby farmers and artisan market with more than 85 booths featuring craftsmen, woodworkers, retailers, rolling boutiques, produce, honey, and baked goods galore while you enjoy music all day, several food trucks, a photo booth, and activities. There is free parking and admission.

discoverbellville.com

Fresh Farmers and Artisan Market

Oct. 1

Jim Bishop Pavilion at Chesley Park, 100 E. Palm St.

More than 35 vendors bring fresh produce, grass-fed beef, honey, eggs, herbs, plants, and flowers to be sold in the shade of the beautiful Jim Bishop Pavilion. Shoppers can find artisans selling fine linens, soaps, jewelry, dog treats, beard oils, and presenting live demonstrations. Enjoy wine tastings, an old-fashioned lemonade stand, cold brew coffee, jams, jellies, and baked goods. The market is held on the first Saturday of the month and supports local farmers, ranchers, and area artisans in this small town full of Texas charm.

discoverbellville.com

Bandera

Market Days

Oct. 1

Bandera County Courthouse Lawn, 500 Main St.

The first Saturday of every month, this market is open with arts and crafts vendors on the courthouse lawn in downtown Bandera.

banderabusiness.com

Medina

Love Creek Orchards Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 1-30

Love Creek Apple Orchard, 14024 SH 16 North

The pumpkin patch is open Saturday through Monday (closed Oct. 31). Admission includes pumpkin painting, an apple orchard tour, farm animals, games, a hayride, hay maze, storytelling, scarecrow building, and sing-alongs. Don’t forget to play an instrument in the Great Hill Country Symphony and enjoy tree ripened apples, an old-fashioned sweet cider press, and apple goodies.

lovecreekorchards.com

Granbury

LakeFest

Oct. 1

Lake Granbury Conference Center, 621 E. Pearl St.

Radio station 92.1 Hank FM presents a full day of live music, shopping, fun, and a scenic view of Lake Granbury. The Conference Center is chock-full of trade show vendors, food trucks, and lake-tastic live entertainment.

visitgranbury.com

Brownwood

Stagecoache Market Days

Oct. 1-2, 15-16

Stagecoache Event Center, 400 Old Comanche Road

Take a walk through a 1850s rock livery, see the orginal hired-hands farmhouse, and enjoy a peaceful 20-acre property that was once a historic stagecoach stop. Each month, you can support local farmers, ranchers, and area artisans by shopping at a vintage-inspired market that features art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, home décor, canned food, jams, jellies, and furnishings. The market is located in Early. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy live music, dancing, and local food.

stagecoache.com

Sugar Land

The Boho Market

Oct. 1

Sugar Land Town Square, 2711 Plaza Drive

Come to Sugar Land Town Square for a day of shopping, with small and local makers offering items that include candles, home goods, jewelry, clothing, accessories, and gifts.

sugarlandtownsquare.com

Rockport-fulton

Shopping Tournament

Oct. 1-2

Various locations

The eigth annual Rockport-Fulton Shopping Tournament, held the first weekend in September, is a shop-till-you-drop experience where teams of four players compete. Join the shopping game that offers prizes, food, and fun.

acedfoundation.org

Huntsville

Fair on the Square

Oct. 1

Downtown Huntsville, 1203 University Ave.

For over 40 years on the first Saturday in October, the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce has hosted the annual tradition of Fair on the Square, featuring 400 booths of arts, crafts, food, and entertainment.

faironthesquare.com

Seguin

Art and Wine Walk

Oct. 1

Downtown , 201 S. Austin St.

Stroll through downtown Seguin tasting wines, shopping, and viewing artwork from area artists.

visitseguin.com

Salado

Christmas in October

Oct. 7-8

Civic Center, 601 N. Main St.

The Salado Ladies Community League is hosting a Jingle Walk for Christmas in October. A passport allows you to shop many of the stores along Salado's "Magic Mile" for both days. Receive a gift at each participating store you visit.

facebook.com/saladoladiescommunityleague

Temple

First Friday: Oktoberfest

Oct. 7

Downtown Temple, Main Street

On the first Friday of every month, historic downtown Temple transforms into a giant party. Join along for live music and performances, great drinks, delicious food, and after-hours shopping.

downtowntemple.com

Fredericksburg

Texas Mesquite Arts Festival

Oct. 7-9

Marktplatz, 100 block of West Main Street

This is the 28th year for the festival dedicated to the world's largest selection of original mesquite art. The event is a showcase for sculpture, furniture, wood turnings, architectural accents, gift items, ornaments, and other items.

texasmesquiteartfestivals.com

Conroe

Boutique Pop Up

Oct. 8

Grand Central Park: Lake House, 1039 Lake House Drive

A wide selection of exhibitors bring the very best in boutique clothing, accessories, shoes, home decor, furniture, gourmet food, dips, sauces, art, yard decorations, and holiday items. The market is half handmade items and half manufactured items. All exhibitors are small business owners. Free admission and free parking.

bigtop.show/conroegrandcentral

Atlanta

Atlanta Local: A Maker's Market

Oct. 8

Woods Park, 210 E. Hiram St.

Atlanta Local is a vibrant quarterly market where shoppers and creators can connect. A celebration of local talent, vendors are encouraged to showcase their homemade, handmade, and homegrown items right in the heart of the community. Crafts, furniture, food, produce, art, trinkets, and gifts are just some of the offerings.

Kerrville

Kerr County Market Days and Hill Country Swap Meet

Oct. 8

Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 SH 27

Every month, Market Days features artists and crafters specializing in original handcrafted items. Hill Country Swap Meet is a monthly community garage sale/flea market.

kerrmarketdays.org

Boerne

Market Days

Oct. 8-9

Main Plaza, 100 N. Main St. 

On the second weekend of the month, this market offers hundreds of festive booths displaying everything from collectibles and remembrances of the past to modern innovations that bring a smile of wonder to those who stroll past.

boernemarketdays.com/boerne.html

Elgin

Sip, Shop, and Stroll

Oct. 13

Historic Downtown Elgin , 109 Depot St.

Sip a little wine and shop as you stroll through the stores in historic downtown Elgin. Find diverse merchandise, eclectic décor, artwork by local artists, live music, the Elgin Farmers Market, delicious food, and fun, friendly people.

elgintx.com

Levelland

Petticoats on the Prairie

Oct. 14-15

Mallet Event Center, 2320 US 385 S.

Visit a two-day juried show and the premier vintage market of West Texas since 2010. Shop unique vendors from all over the U.S. with the best in vintage, furniture, antiques, clothing, handmade goods, industrial, jewelry, repurposed items, and cool junk, too.

petticoatsontheprairie.com

Mckinney

Third Monday Trade Days

Oct. 14-16

Third Monday Trade Days Grounds, 4550 W. University Drive

This is the oldest and largest monthly trade days and flea market in North Texas. Shop from more than 400 vendors who offer almost anything you can imagine. Find unique gifts, delightful home decor, trendy clothing and accessories, garage sale items, antiques and collectibles, and specialty items along with many fantastic food concessions at this open-air market. Free admission.

tmmtd.com

Canton

Texas Star Quilters Guild Quilt Show

Oct. 14-15

Canton Civic Center, 800 Flea Market Road

Browse an annual quilt show that includes vendors, demonstrations, door prizes, a silent auction, a bazaar, scavenger hunt for kids, and a judged quilt show.

texasstarquilters.wixsite.com/tsqg

Fredericksburg

Trade Days

Oct. 14-16

Fredericksburg Trade Days, 355 Sunday Farms Lane

Shop more than 350 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, ranch furniture, hunting accessories, candles, unique clothing, jewelry, food, and other items.

fbgtradedays.com

Granbury

Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts

Oct. 14-16

Granbury Square, 100 E. Pearl St.

Presented by the Historic Granbury Merchants Association, this long-running festival showcases artists, makers, and craftspeople. In addition to artist gallery booths, visitors can find food, local entertainment, and seasonal activities—all surrounded by a vibrant downtown square with wineries, unique shops, boutiques, art galleries, live entertainment venues, and great restaurants.

visitgranbury.com

Belton

Sami Arts and Crafts Marketplace

Oct. 15-16

Bell County Expo Center, 301 West Loop 121

Holiday shopping gets in full swing at this long-running arts and crafts marketplace. Open since 1975, shoppers can expect a variety of handcrafted goods. Every show is different and includes wood and metal crafts, floral designs, children's and women's boutique clothing, and an array of wonderful home decor from the vivid imaginations of the crafters.

samishow.com

Seguin

De Mano A Mano

Oct. 15

Teatro de Artes de Juan Seguin, 921 W. New Braunfels St.

At this open-air artisan market, shop with vendors and craftspeople selling handmade crafts, artwork, and other merchandise that showcases Hispanic culture and heritage.

teatrodeartes.org

New Braunfels

Old Gruene Market Days

Oct. 15-16

Gruene Historic District

Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods.

gruenemarketdays.com

Elgin

Hogeye Festival Weekend

Oct. 20-22

Historic Downtown Elgin , 109 Depot St.

Held the fourth Saturday of October, this festival features handmade arts and crafts, live music, food, kids' activities, and plenty of pig puns to go around. Events include Lindsy Kay Wing Children's Costume Pet Parade, Road Hog Car Show, Gordon Swenson Memorial Barbecue Pork-Off, a carnival, cow patty bingo. Before the main event, the Hogeye Stroll, "Pearls Before Swine Art Show," and the Hogalicious Dessert Contest take place on Oct. 20. And on Oct. 21 is a street dance with Kenny Orts and No Chance.

hogeyefestival.com

Burton

LaBahia Antique Show

Oct. 21-29

LaBahia Hall, 550 SH 237

Dealers across the country provide antiques, collectibles, and re-purposed and vintage items in the historic 1902 La Bahia Hall. Outside dealers offer a variety of vintage goods. There is country cooking all day and free admission and parking. The show is part of the famous Round Top Antique Festival weekend.

labahiaantiques.com

Austin

Gem Capers 2022

Oct. 21-23

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road

Hosted by Austin Gem and Mineral Society, this gem and mineral show offers over 30 vendors selling jewelry, beads, gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils, and spheres. Exhibits include a touch table of rocks and fossils, fluorescent minerals, and members’ collections.

agms-tx.org

Johnson City

Market Days

Oct. 22-23

Downtown, City Park, US 290 West, between Nugent Street and Avenue G

Held the fourth weekend of the month, this open-air market features vendors and artisans selling handmade or locally produced products in the heart of Texas wine country.

johnsoncitytexas.info

Carmine

Texas Antiques Week

Oct. 22-30

Texas Casual Cottages, 580 SH 237 S.

A wide selection of exhibitors bring the very best in boutique clothing, accessories, shoes, home decor, furniture, gourmet food, dips, sauces, art, yard decorations, and holiday decor.

bigtop.show/roundtoptx

Dallas

North Texas EggFest

Oct. 22

Sunnyland Outdoor Living, 7879 Spring Valley Road at Coit

The sixth annual North Texas EggFest features cooking demonstrations, delicious samples, live music, deals on Big Green Egg charcoal grills, and other festivities. Everyone is welcome to show off their cooking skills with cooking teams including amateurs, experienced restaurant staff, first-timers, and local chefs. Proceeds benefit the Texas Restaurant Foundation.

northtexaseggfest.com

Hallettsville

Vintage Junk and Artisan Show

Oct. 22

The Vintage Market, 1600 N. Texana St.

Shop an outdoor market featuring vintage, antique, and repurposed goods, plus handmade crafts, jams, jellies, pickles, local honey, baked goods, and home décor. Free admission.

facebook.com/the-vintage-market-hallettsville-111109384026157

Waxahachie

Texas Country Reporter Festival

Oct. 29

Historic Downtown Waxahachie, 100 W. Main St.

For 26 years, this one-day event has featured artists, craftsmen, musicians, and chefs from all over the Lone Star State—many have been featured on the "Texas Country Reporter" over the years.

waxahachiecvb.com

Wichita Falls

Christmas Magic

Nov. 3-6

Multi-Purpose Events Center, 1000 Fifth St.

This fundraising event features vendors from around the country and includes clothing boutiques, one-of-a-kind crafted gifts, collectibles, Christmas décor, repurposed items, and a world of food to eat.

wfmpec.com

Austin

Garage and Estate Sale

Nov. 4-6

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road

Tens of thousands of items are up for sale at bargain prices. Shop from jewelry, tools, vintage collectibles, and children’s clothing plus loads more. All proceeds go to support The Settlement Home for Children (The Home), which serves individuals who have experienced severe emotional trauma, abuse, and neglect.

settlementhome.org/garage-sale

Temple

First Friday: Celebrate Our Veterans and Thanksgiving

Nov. 4

Downtown Temple, Main Street

On the first Friday of every month, historic downtown Temple transforms into a giant party. Join along for live music and performances, great drinks, delicious food, and after-hours shopping.

downtowntemple.com

St. Nicholas Market

Nov. 4-5

Christ Episcopal Church, 300 N. Main St.

Come shop with over 35 vendors at the St. Nicholas Market and give back to the community. Proceeds from the annual market support local missions and ministries in the Temple area.

stnicholasmarket.org

Midland

Artist Community Market

Nov. 5

Arts Council of Midland, 1506 W. Illinois

Local artists and creatives showcase their wares. Patrons enjoy live performances, food trucks, and art activities.

acmidland.org/artist-community-market

Bellville

First Saturday Market

Nov. 5

Downtown Square, 1 Main St.

Stroll through the market on the square and check out the nearby farmers and artisan market with more than 85 booths featuring craftsmen, woodworkers, retailers, rolling boutiques, produce, honey, and baked goods galore while you enjoy music all day, several food trucks, a photo booth, and activities. There is free parking and admission.

discoverbellville.com

Fresh Farmers and Artisan Market

Nov. 5

Jim Bishop Pavilion at Chesley Park, 100 E. Palm St.

More than 35 vendors bring fresh produce, grass-fed beef, honey, eggs, herbs, plants, and flowers to be sold in the shade of the beautiful Jim Bishop Pavilion. Shoppers can find artisans selling fine linens, soaps, jewelry, dog treats, beard oils, and presenting live demonstrations. Enjoy wine tastings, an old-fashioned lemonade stand, cold brew coffee, jams, jellies, and baked goods. The market is held on the first Saturday of the month and supports local farmers, ranchers, and area artisans in this small town full of Texas charm.

discoverbellville.com

Bandera

Market Days

Nov. 5

Bandera County Courthouse Lawn, 500 Main St.

The first Saturday of every month, this market is open with arts and crafts vendors on the courthouse lawn in downtown Bandera.

banderabusiness.com

Rockport

Lamar Market Days

Nov. 5-6

Lamar Volunteer Fire Department, 302 Bois d'Arc St.

The Lamar Volunteer Fire Department host this annual fundraiser on the first weekend in November. Along with a community-wide garage sale/scavenger hunt, the weekend features events at the fire station including a car show, vendors, women’s club bake sale, plant sale, and a fireman’s barbecue brisket sale with homemade desserts.

lamarvfd.com

Kerrville

Kerr County Market Days and Hill Country Swap Meet

Nov. 5

Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 SH 27

Every month, Market Days features artists and crafters specializing in original handcrafted items. Hill Country Swap Meet is a monthly community garage sale/flea market.

kerrmarketdays.org

Holiday Magic Handmade Crafts Sale

Nov. 5

Elk's Lodge, 1907 Junction Highway

Holiday decorations, handmade crafts, gifts, boutique items, jewelry, a bake sale, and a light lunch are available at this event, with proceeds supporting local charities.

facebook.com/craftingforgood

Elgin

Sip, Shop, and Stroll

Nov. 10

Historic Downtown Elgin , 109 Depot St.

Sip a little wine and shop as you stroll through the stores in historic downtown Elgin. Find diverse merchandise, eclectic décor, artwork by local artists, live music, the Elgin Farmers Market, delicious food, and fun, friendly people.

elgintx.com

Boerne

Fall Diva Night

Nov. 10

Hill Country Mile, Main Street

The best girls' night out on the Mile is back. Fall Diva Night bursts with late shopping hours, cocktails, delicious bites, music, and other fun. Come out and support local businesses with a night of fun shopping.

ci.boerne.tx.us

Ingram

ArtMart Christmas Gift Showcase

Nov. 11-Dec. 17

Hill Country Arts Foundation, 120 Point Theatre Road

This annual holiday shopping showcase features handmade crafts by area artists.

hcaf.com

Belton

Sami Arts and Crafts 47th Anniversary Show

Nov. 13

Bell County Expo Center, 301 West Loop 121

Celebrate 47 years of Sami Arts and Crafts shows in Central Texas with one of the year's biggest shows. Since two of the most popular holidays of the year are approaching, more arts and crafts vendors than usual are here selling every imaginable form of handicrafts. It's a shopper's paradise for holiday gifts, all under one roof.

samishow.com

Bryan

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Nov. 12-13

Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St.

From history to mystery, choose from thousands of books at this more-than-50-year-old book sale. Shop hard backs and paper backs in good condition and at excellent prices.

friendsbcs.org

Mckinney

Country Lane Community Holiday Craft Sale

Nov. 12

Country Lane Senior Community, 2401 Country View Lane

Multiple craft items created by local residents of the Country Lane Senior Community are presented in this annual holiday craft sale. Some of the featured items include rope bowls, greeting cards, wreaths, needlepoint, painting, quilting, knitting, jewelry, and books by local authors. There are hourly raffles of select craft items for all event goers.

Katy

Big Top Christmas Gift Market

Nov. 12-13

Katy ISD Agricultural Sciences Center, 5801 Katy Hockley Cut Off Road

A wide selection of exhibitors bring the very best in boutique clothing, accessories, shoes, home decor, furniture, gourmet food, dips, sauces, art, yard decorations, and holiday items.

bigtop.show/katytx

Huntsville

Holiday Market

Nov. 12-13

Walker County Fairgrounds, 3925 SH 30

This market kicks off the holiday shopping season with a wide variety of antiques, boutiques, home décor, holiday décor, collectibles, jewelry, furniture, vintage, wreaths, crafts, and gifts.

huntsvilleantiqueshow.com

Kerrville

Texas Gun and Knife Show

Nov. 12-13

Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 SH 27

Vendors sell new and used guns, knives, ammunition, coins, jewelry, camping gear, and outdoor accessories.

texasgunandknifeshows.com

Boerne

Market Days

Nov. 12-13

Main Plaza, 100 N. Main St. 

On the second weekend of the month, this market offers hundreds of festive booths displaying everything from collectibles and remembrances of the past to modern innovations that bring a smile of wonder to those who stroll past.

boernemarketdays.com/boerne.html

Caldwell

Hunter's Wife Weekend

Nov. 13

Downtown Caldwell, 301 N. Main St.

Participating businesses offer samples of wine and snacks along with great sales to kick off holiday shopping. Transportation is provided.

burlesoncountytx.com/events/details/hunter-s-wife-weekend-8785?calendarMonth=2021-11-01

New Braunfels

Holidays in Gruene: Sip-N-Shop

Nov. 15

Gruene Historic District

Stroll through Gruene Historic District enjoying complimentary beverages and special offers at the many participating shops. This event is also the official "Kringle Cash" kickoff, available at select retailers. Stroll as long as you can, then rest your feet at Gruene Hall with free live music.

holidaysingruene.com

Austin

A Christmas Affair

Nov. 16-20

Palmer Event Center, 900 Barton Springs Road

More than 200 retail merchants are on site for holiday shopping. Over the five-day period, more than 25,000 people come through to shop for everyone on their lists.

jlaustin.org/a-christmas-affair

New Braunfels

Weihnachtsmarkt

Nov. 18-20

New Braunfels Convention and Visitor's Center, 375 S. Castell Ave.

Weihnachtsmarkt (Vy-noks-markt) is a German-style Christmas Market with a Texas twist. Held the weekend before Thanksgiving, this New Braunfels tradition offers the charm of the open-air Christmas markets of Germany, except indoors. Enjoy gemutlichkeit (good cheer) and three days of shopping for authentic German ornaments, unique Christmas decorations, specialty items, apparel, and fabulous gifts from a wide array of retail merchants and artisans.

newbraunfelsweihnachtsmarkt.com

Fredericksburg

Trade Days

Nov. 18-20

Fredericksburg Trade Days, 355 Sunday Farms Lane

Shop more than 350 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, ranch furniture, hunting accessories, candles, unique clothing, jewelry, food, and other items.

fbgtradedays.com

Alpine

ArtWalk

Nov. 18-19

Downtown , 204 E. Holland Ave.

The 29th annual ArtWalk, Alpine's biggest arts festival, spans two days in November and showcases a variety of art exhibitions in many local businesses along with festivities and live music.

artwalkalpine.com

Austin

Blue Genie Art Bazaar

Nov. 18-Dec. 24

Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport Blvd.

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a fixture of the Austin holiday season. With in-person and virtual shopping alternatives, shoppers can browse thousands of original works ranging from serious art to fun and kitschy items. It's a great way to buy hassle-free holiday gifts and support local artists.

bluegenieartbazaar.com

Conroe

Big Top Shopping Festival

Nov. 19-20

Heritage Place Park, 500 Metcalf St.

A wide selection of exhibitors bring the very best in boutique clothing, accessories, shoes, home decor, furniture, gourmet food, dips, sauces, art, yard decorations, and holiday items.

bigtop.show/conroetx

Addison

Addison After Dark: Holiday Cheer

Nov. 19

Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle

‘Tis the season to eat, drink, and be merry. Kick off the holiday season sipping on complimentary wine samples in the Winter Wine-derland, stroll through the holiday marketplace for a little retail therapy, and enjoy a free In-N-Out Burger or a sweet and salty snack.

addisonafterdark.com

Fort Worth

Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience

Nov. 19-20

Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 Burnett-Tandy Drive

The Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience take this year's Holiday Market surf side. The flamingos are rounding up the best in handmade and vintage funky finds for your tropical holiday pleasure. Snag the best finds before they're swept away with the tide.

funkyfinds.com/holiday-shopping-experience.html

Fredericksburg

Historic Home Tour and Holiday Market

Nov. 19

Pioneer Museum, 325 W. Main St.

The Gillespie County Historical Society offers tours of historic homes in and around Fredericksburg as well as a holiday market that's decorated in its holiday finest.

pioneermuseum.org

New Braunfels

Holidays in Gruene: Old Gruene Market Days and Photos with Cowboy Kringle

Nov. 19-20

Gruene Historic District

Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Reserve a spot in advance to create a lasting Christmas memory with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene's own brand of Santa.

holidaysingruene.com

Giddings

Sip and Shop Christmas Market

Nov. 20

The Silos on Highway 77, 1031 CR 223

Discover arts and crafts of every type just in time for Christmas shoppers looking for the perfect present. Enjoy a cold beverage while you browse a bright array of colorful wares and listen to the soft sounds of holiday music. Santa also makes an appearance for the children.

giddingstx.com/page-1676245

Belton

Merry Mistletoe Marketplace

Nov. 25-27

Bell County Expo Center, 301 West Loop 121

The year's much awaited, biggest Sami Arts and Crafts show of the year includes vendors from all parts of Texas and beyond. Gather with friends and family to shop from the finest offerings of gifts, home decor, and seasonal gourmet foods.

samishow.com

Johnson City

Market Days at Lights Spectacular

Nov. 25-26

Courthouse Square

Held the fourth weekend of the month, this open-air market features vendors and artisans selling handmade or locally produced products for the Christmas holiday season.

johnsoncitytexas.info

Fredericksburg

The Peddler Holiday Show

Nov. 25-27

Gillespie County Fairgrounds and Exhibition Hall, 530 Fair Drive

Celebrating over 40 years as Texas' favorite arts and crafts show, the Peddler Holiday Show always arrives at the perfect time for holiday shopping.

peddlershow.com

Trade Days Holiday Encore

Nov. 25-27

Fredericksburg Trade Days, 355 Sunday Farms Lane

Shop twice in November at this encore Trade Days, with over 350 vendors in seven barns, acres of antiques, a biergarten, and live music.

fbgtradedays.com

Austin

City-Wide Vintage Sale

Nov. 26-27

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road

Shop over 100 vendors for vintage clothing, midcentury modern decor, vintage art, collectibles, lighting, upcycled art, and unique finds at Austin's famous vintage paradise open since 1977.

citywidevintagesale.com

Bowie

Blue Saturday Shop Small

Nov. 26

Bowie Community Development, 101 E. Pecan St.

Bowie Community Development and the Bowie Chamber of Commerce encourage and promote this annual event of shopping locally and shopping small. “Blue Saturday” falls just after Black Friday on the weekend of Thanksgiving. Mark off your holiday shopping list and give back to the merchants who support the community all year long. Shoppers receive tote bags, balloons, and other Shop Small merchandise.

cityofbowietx.com/136/festivals-events

Port Aransas

Holiday Market

Nov. 26-27

Port Aransas Civic Center, 700 W. Ave. A

The Port Aransas Art Center presents its annual holiday market featuring fine art photography, ceramics, jewelry, gift items, and local vendors. Meet the artists while shopping for one-of- a-kind treasures and enjoy warm holiday comfort food and sweet treats by Deserted Island.

portaransasartcenter.org

The Woodlands

Christmas Gift Market

Nov. 29

The Woodlands Country Club , 100 Grand Fairway Drive

Start your holiday shopping at this indoor and outdoor market where a wide selection of exhibitors bring clothing, decor, solid-wood furniture, art, Christmas decor, and foods such as dips, salsas, artisan chocolates, pastries, and canned vegetables. Admission and parking are free and strollers are welcome.

bigtop.show/thewoodlandscountryclub

Amarillo

Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show

Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan St.

Find about 500 exhibitors showcasing agricultural products, services, and technologiesis at one of the nation’s largest indoor farm and ranch shows. 

ideaggroup.com/amarillo

Boerne

Old West Christmas Light Fest

Dec. 1-4, 8-11, 15-24

Enchanted Springs Ranch, 242 SH 46

This fest delights attendees with holiday flavors and favorite traditions. Stroll through more than 2 million twinkling lights in an authentic Old West town, then enjoy live music, snacks, and drinks. Shop at the local artisan handmade market and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Snap photos at the digital photo booth, meet animals at the petting zoo, or let the kids run free on an inflatable jumping pad.

christmaslightfest.com

Ingram

Art Mart Christmas Gift Showcase

Dec. 1-17

Hill Country Arts Foundation, 120 Point Theatre Road

This annual holiday shopping showcase features handmade crafts by area artists.

hcaf.com

Kerrville

Texas Furniture Makers' Show

Dec. 1-23

Kerr Arts and Cultural Center, 228 Earl Garrett St.

Open Tuesday through Saturday, this annual statewide competition showcases some of the finest custom furniture makers in Texas.

kacckerrville.com

Rosenberg

Hollydays Market

Dec. 2-4

Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, 4310 SH 36

With more than 100 merchants to shop with, you're sure to find lots of new, unique, and one-of-a-kind gifts all in one place to have you ready for all your festive events. Grab your crew and enjoy the fun while shopping and supporting some of the cutest shops at Hollydays Market.

homefortheholidaysgiftmarket.com/rosenberg-hollydays

Humble

Home for the Holidays Gift Market

Dec. 2-3

Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway

With more than 100 merchants to shop with, you're sure to find lots of new, unique, and one-of-a-kind gifts all in one place to have you ready for all your festive events. Grab your crew and enjoy the fun while shopping and supporting some of the cutest shops the area.

homefortheholidaysgiftmarket.com/humble-hfth-1

Goliad

Christmas in Goliad

Dec. 2-3

Downtown Goliad

Goliad County Historical Commission’s 39th annual Christmas in Goliad features Friday night festivities, including homemade-handmade booths and a lighted parade. Saturday morning, everything opens back up and goes till 4 p.m., with Santa arriving on the square at high noon on the back of a "reinsteer." Other Saturday activities include live music, special dance performances, a best-dressed dog contest, and Miss Ruby’s Corral, with Texas authors ready to sign their books.

facebook.com/christmasingoliad

Amarillo

Maxwell's Magical Christmas

Dec. 2-23

Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm , 12908 Bell St.

Celebrate the holiday season with more than 20 activities at Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm, including visits from Santa, the Trail of Lights, and a Christmas market.

maxwellspumpkinfarm.com

Boerne

Stocking Stroll

Dec. 2-3

Hill Country Mile, Dowtown Main Street

With your event bag and ticket in hand, stroll the Hill Country Mile to collect treasures at participating shops. You'll have two days to make the rounds. While you're strolling, be sure to see what each store offers: You may be able to knock some gifts off your shopping list.

facebook.com/hillcountrymile

Bandera

Cowboy Evening Shoppers Stroll

Dec. 2

Various locations

Bandera's Main Street and neighboring shops on 11th and surrounding streets stay open late on Friday. Before shopping, enjoy the holiday lights at the courthouse. Local singers may also perform at the courthouse.

banderatex.com

Austin

German-Texan Heritage Society Christmas Market

Dec. 3

German Texans Heritage Society, 507 E. 10th St.

The German-Texan Heritage Society's annual market offers shoppers handmade and imported crafts, decorations, and ornaments. Browse the market, listen to traditional German Christmas music, and take home Christmas stollen made by the New World Bakery and German cookies from Silke's German Gourmet Cookies.

germantexans.org/christmas-market

Marble Falls

Christmas Market Day on Main

Dec. 3

Downtown Marble Falls, Main Street

Shop authentic wares including handcrafted leather goods and beautifully carved art. Around 70 makers and creators are on site, and food vendors are available.

marketdayonmain.com

Bellville

First Saturday Market Day

Dec. 3

Downtown Square , 1 Main St.

More than 85 vendors gather around the downtown square for a day of shopping and entertainment. Find music, family activities, food trucks, wine tastings, and baked goods. Crafts vendors sell woodwork, yard art, plants, photography, and boutique goods. Admission and parking are free.

discoverbellville.com

Fresh Farmers and Artisan Market

Dec. 3

Jim Bishop Pavilion at Chesley Park , 100 E. Palm St.

More than 35 area farmers, ranchers, bakers, and artisans gather to bring fresh produce, various meats, honey, herbs, plants, kolaches, homemade noodles, and more to Bellville on the first Saturday of the month. Shoppers enjoy live demonstrations and artisans selling soaps, bread oils, jewelry, custom lures, and dog treats. Enjoy wine tastings, an old-fashioned lemonade stand, or cold brew coffee.

discoverbellville.com

Rosenberg

Troop 801 Scout Holiday Market Day

Dec. 3

KC Hall , 2007 Kay Cee Drive

Shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts, decor, handmade wooden crafts, candles, soaps, jewelry, leatherwork, T-shirts, homemade jams and jellies, pecans, and educational items. There is a drawing for a handmade quilt, plus other prizes and a silent auction. Admission and parking are free. All proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 801 summer camp and adventure programs.

brazostroop801.org

New Braunfels

Holidays in Gruene: Christmas Market Days

Dec. 3-4

Gruene Historic District, 1724 Hunter Road

Find nearly 100 vendors offering Christmas gifts, uniquely crafted items, packaged Texas foods, and other goods perfect for everyone on your holiday shopping list.

gruenemarketdays.com

Palestine

Christmas at the Farmers Market

Dec. 3

Farmers Market Pavilion, 813 W. Spring St.

Get your holiday shopping done at this farmers market, where you can find unique gifts for your friends and family along with merchandise like herbs, produce, local honey, homemade soaps, handmade items, jewelry, and art.

palestinefarmersmarket.com

Boerne

Oma's Christmas Craft Fair

Dec. 3-4

Kendall County Fair Grounds, 1307 River Road

The annual event, a part of the Kendall County Fair Association for over 35 years, cherishes the workmanship of artisans who still have a love for handcrafted items. Featured craftsmen are skilled in time-tested American folk art techniques. They carve, weave, string, paint, sew, cook, draw, and create beautiful items all year long.

kcfa.org/events/omas-christmas-fair

Waxahachie

Christmas Market and Gift Show

Dec. 3

Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane

The Waxahachie Junior Service League Christmas Market is held the first weekend in December and offers a unique shopping experience with over 100 vendors (mostly local) featuring a wide variety of gifts including holiday décor, clothing and accessories, home accents, children’s clothing, and toys.

waxahachiejsl.org

Bandera

Bandera Market Day

Dec. 3

County Courthouse Lawn, 500 Main St.

Once a month (except in January and February), the Bandera Business Association hosts an arts and crafts market along Main Street. Artists and craftsmen present original works while farmers sell produce, canned goods, and baked goods.

banderabusiness.com/2022-market-days

Kerrville

Kerr County Market Days and Hill Country Swap Meet

Dec. 3

Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 SH 27

Enjoy two shopping events at one facility. On the first Saturday of the month (except January and February), Market Days features artists and crafters who bring their own original handcrafted items, while the Hill Country Swap Meet is a community garage sale and flea market.

kerrmarketdays.org

Hill Country Gun Show

Dec. 3-4

Hill Country Veterans Center, 411 Meadowview

Find vendors selling new and used guns, knives, coins, cutting boards, ammunition, and other items for hunters and collectors. Proceeds go to local area veterans.

gunshowtrader.com

Seguin

Yulefest

Dec. 4

Seguin Coliseum, 950 S. Austin St.

The Seguin Art League has been presenting this event for 10 years. Enjoy a fine arts and crafts show featuring handmade items, gifts, and decorations; over 70 vendor booths; door prizes; food; and a craft activity for children.

seguinartleague.com

Ozona

Evening on the Town

Dec. 8

Ozona’s Historic Town Square, Intersection of Loop 466 and State Highway 163

Get ahead of your holiday shopping at this event where shoppers are treated to discounted prices, refreshments, and fun experiences at local businesses that remain open after usual business hours.

ozona.com/events-calendar

Elgin

Sip, Shop, and Stroll

Dec 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9

Downtown , 114 Central Ave.

The second Thursday of each month, sip a little wine and shop as you stroll through the stores in historic downtown Elgin. Find diverse merchandise, eclectic décor, artwork by local artists, live music, the Elgin Farmers Market, delicious food, and fun, friendly people.

elgintexas.gov

Austin

City-Wide Vintage Sale

Dec. 10-11

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road

Shop over 100 vendors for vintage clothing, midcentury modern decor, vintage art, collectibles, lighting, upcycled art, and unique finds at Austin's famous vintage paradise open since 1977.

citywidevintagesale.com

Belton

Sami Arts and Crafts Marketplace

Dec. 10-11

Bell County Expo Center, 301 West Loop 121

Holiday shopping gets in full swing at this long-running arts and crafts marketplace. Open since 1975, shoppers can expect a variety of handcrafted goods. Every show is different and includes wood and metal crafts, floral designs, children's and women's boutique clothing, and an array of wonderful home decor from the vivid imaginations of the crafters.

samishow.com

The Woodlands

Christmas Gift Market

Dec. 10-11

Town Green Park , 2099 Lake Robbins Drive

Start your holiday shopping at this indoor and outdoor market where a wide selection of exhibitors bring clothing, decor, solid-wood furniture, art, Christmas decor, and foods such as dips, salsas, artisan chocolates, pastries, and canned vegetables. The market is made up from half handmade items and half manufactured items, but all exhibitors are small business owners based in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Admission and parking are free and strollers are welcome.

bigtop.show/thewoodlandstxdecember

Montgomery

Christmas in Historic Montgomery

Dec. 10

Downtown Montgomery, Texas, 14420 Liberty St.

Montgomery County's oldest Christmas celebration—marking its 45th year—offers a full day of events in downtown Montgomery, one of Texas' oldest towns and the birthplace of the Texas flag. The event includes strolling carolers, a marketplace with homemade gifts and décor items, old-fashioned decorations in the historic buildings on the evening 45th Historic Home Tour, and the 33rd famous Cookie Walk, where tables are laden with decorative cookies and candies to purchase by the pound.

mhs-tx.org

Freeport

Downtown Holiday Market

Dec. 10

Freeport Historical Museum, 311 E. Park Ave.

Enjoy holiday performances, festive activities, and craft and food vendors.

freeport.tx.us

Boerne

Boerne Market Days

Dec. 10-11, Jan. 14-15, Feb. 11-12

Main Plaza, 100 N. Main St.

On the second weekend of each month, hundreds of festive booths display everything from collectibles and remembrances of the past to modern innovations that bring a smile of wonder to those who stroll past.

boernemarketdays.com/boerne.html

Toast To Olde Town

Dec. 10-11

Historic Downtown Boerne, 100 N. Main St.

At this merry mistletoe weekend in celebration of Boerne’s "olde town" heritage, visitors are invited to take a quiet stroll through downtown, where they can find live music, wassail tasting, shopping along the Hill Country Mile, Santa, and a Christmas market at Main Plaza.

dickensonmain.com

Katy

Christmas Gift Market

Dec. 15

Willow Fork Country Club, 21055 Westheimer Parkway

Start your holiday shopping at this indoor and outdoor market where a wide selection of exhibitors bring clothing, decor, solid-wood furniture, art, Christmas decor, and foods such as dips, salsas, artisan chocolates, pastries, and canned vegetables. The market is made up from half handmade items and half manufactured items, but all exhibitors are small business owners based in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Admission and parking are free and strollers are welcome.

bigtop.show/katytxwillowfork

Fredericksburg

Trade Days

Dec. 16-18, Jan. 20-22, Feb. 17-19

Fredericksburg Trade Days, 355 Sunday Farms Lane

Shop more than 350 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby chic items, candles, unique clothing, jewelry, and food; plus, enjoy a biergarten and live music. Located 7 miles east on State Highway 290 across from Wildseed Farms.

fbgtradedays.com

Blanco

Market Day

Dec. 17

Old Blanco Courthouse, 300 Main St.

Shop from about 100 vendors offering homemade crafts, apparel, home decor, plants, baked goods, art, embroidery and crocheted items, and jewelry. Food vendors are on site, and live music fills the air. Admission is free.

historicblanco.org/market-day

West Columbia

Candlelight Christmas

Dec. 17

Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historical Site, 1702 N. 13th. St.

Tour the plantation house to discover the many contributions of different cultures to Christmas in Texas. Relax outside and enjoy the beverage of the season (wassail), Christmas cookies and other foods, entertainment, children's activities, and a special visit from Santa. Santa's Market is also open for all the shoppers who attend.

visitvarnerhoggplantation.com

Boerne

Christmas Market Days

Dec. 17-18

Main Plaza, 100 N. Main St.

At the final Market Days of the year, hundreds of festive booths display everything from collectibles and remembrances of the past to modern innovations that bring a smile of wonder to those who stroll past.

boernemarketdays.com/boerne.html

Temple

First Friday: Happy New Year

Jan. 6

Downtown Temple, Main Street

On the first Friday of every month, historic downtown Temple transforms into a giant party. Enjoy street music and live performances, drinks, food, and after-hours shopping.

discovertemple.com/downtown/events/first-friday

Austin

City-Wide Vintage Sale

Jan. 14-15

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road

Shop over 100 vendors for vintage clothing, midcentury modern decor, vintage art, collectibles, lighting, upcycled art, and unique finds at Austin's famous vintage paradise open since 1977.

citywidevintagesale.com

West Columbia

Market Day

Jan. 14

Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historical Site, 1702 N. 13th. St.

Load up the kids, grab your canvas bags and head to Varner-Hogg State Historic Site for a day of shopping and supporting local small business owners. Plus, there's free admission to the site during market hours.

visitvarnerhoggplantation.com

Fredericksburg

Hill Country Indian Artifact Show

Jan. 14

Pioneer Pavilion at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, 432 Lady Bird Drive

Featuring a wide variety of some of the finest Native American artifacts from Texas and the United States, including arrowheads, pottery, beads, and books.

hillcountryindianartifacts.com

South Padre Island

SPI Market Days

Jan. 20-22

South Padre Island Convention Center, 7355 Padre Blvd.

SPI Market Days has been bringing buyers and sellers together for over 25 years. The market, one of the largest indoor markets in South Texas, is a way to show winter Texans appreciation for their loyalty for returning to the Texas coast year after year. Shop for jewelry, fragrances, clothing, collectibles, arts and crafts, treats, and home decor.

sopadre.com/event/26th-annual-spi-market-days/867

Belton

Sami Arts and Crafts Marketplace

Jan. 21-22

Bell County Expo Center, 301 West Loop 121

Since 1975, Sami shows have been known for bringing quality vendors to the arts and crafts marketplace in Central Texas. There is always a unique array of metal and wood crafters, jewelers, boutique clothing for children and adults, gourmet foods, fragrant soaps, macrame, and cornhole games. No two shows are ever the same, so it's fun to see what's new.

citywidevintagesale.com

Fredericksburg

Hill Country Gem and Mineral Show

Jan. 21-22

Pioneer Pavilion at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, 432 Lady Bird Drive

The Fredericksburg Rockhounds hosts this 52nd annual gem and mineral show, where you can find artifacts, exhibits, demonstrations, jewelry, minerals, fossils, and collectors.

fredericksburgrockhounds.org

Pasadena

Junk Hippy

Jan. 28

Campbell Hall at Pasadena Convention Center, 7601 Red Bluff Road

Shop 150 vendors at one of "Flea Market Style" and "Country Living" magazines' top vintage events. Vintage and antique furniture, retro and midcentury finds, shabby chic and rustic décor, and handmade goods are all available.

junkhippy.com

Temple

First Friday

Feb. 3

Downtown Temple, Main Street

On the first Friday of every month, historic downtown Temple transforms into a giant party. Enjoy street music and live performances, drinks, food, and after-hours shopping.

discovertemple.com/downtown/events/first-friday

Austin

City-Wide Vintage Sale

Feb. 4-5

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road

Shop over 100 vendors for vintage clothing, midcentury modern decor, vintage art, collectibles, lighting, upcycled art, and unique finds at Austin's famous vintage paradise open since 1977.

citywidevintagesale.com

Bellville

First Saturday Market Day

Feb. 4

Downtown Square , 1 Main St.

More than 85 vendors gather around the downtown square for a day of shopping and entertainment. Find music, family activities, food trucks, wine tastings, and baked goods. Crafts vendors sell woodwork, yard art, plants, photography, and boutique goods. Admission and parking are free.

discoverbellville.com

Fresh Farmers and Artisan Market

Feb. 4-5

Jim Bishop Pavilion at Chesley Park , 100 E. Palm St.

More than 35 area farmers, ranchers, bakers, and artisans gather to bring fresh produce, various meats, honey, herbs, plants, kolaches, homemade noodles, and more to Bellville on the first Saturday of the month. Shoppers enjoy live demonstrations and artisans selling soaps, bread oils, jewelry, custom lures, and dog treats. Enjoy wine tastings, an old-fashioned lemonade stand, or cold brew coffee.

discoverbellville.com

Boerne

Chocolate Walk

Feb. 10-11

Historic Downtown Boerne, 100 N. Main St.

This sweet event takes participants on a stroll through historic downtown Boerne. Collect a special chocolate treat as you step inside each participating store, gallery, and restaurant along Main Street. Once you've visited all the stores, return your raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes donated by the store owners.

ci.boerne.tx.us/602/boerne-chocolate-walk

Bandera

Mardi Gras Arts and Crafts Show

Feb. 11

Main St. , 500 Main St.

Shop a range of merchandise at this Mardi Gras arts and crafts show located at the Bandera County Courthouse lawn.

banderacowboycapital.com

Surfside Beach

Market at the Park

Feb. 12

Stahlman Park, 2211 Bluewater Highway

At this market, find vendors selling fresh food, homemade goods, and handmade items.

surfsidetx.org

New Braunfels

Old Gruene Market Days

Feb. 18-19

Gruene Historic District, 1724 Gruene Road

Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods.

gruenemarketdays.com

West Columbia

Market Day

Feb. 18

Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site, 1702 N. 13th. St.

Load up the kids, grab your canvas bags and head to Varner-Hogg State Historic Site for a day of shopping and supporting local small business owners. Plus, there's free admission to the site during market hours.

visitvarnerhoggplantation.com

Boerne

Spring Antique Show

Feb. 25-26

Kendall County Fair Grounds, 1307 River Road

This antiques show features exhibitor booths overflowing with fine American antiques found from estates around the country. Collectors find real antiques—no reproductions or imports—that include country furniture, baskets, stoneware, glassware, jewelry, textiles, early paper, toys, silver, quilts, pewter, American Oak, and Southwestern items.

texasantiqueshows.com/boerne-antique-shows.htm

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