Downtown Richmond, Virginia transforms into a winter wonderland during the holiday season, offering an enchanting experience for those who love to shop! From intricately designed ornaments to artisanal foods, each vendor stall tells a story of Richmond's vibrant creative community. Shopping in Richmond's holiday markets isn't just a transaction; it's a celebration of local talent and a chance to bring home a piece of our city's festive spirit.
Friday-Sunday, November 17-19, times vary
Craft + Design, produced by the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, has garnered a reputation for showcasing the finest in contemporary arts and craft. Craft + Design kicks off the official holiday shopping season in downtown Richmond where shoppers spend the weekend browsing the works of artists from all over the country. Tickets start at $10. Find more information here!
Saturday, November 25, 10 am-3 pm
Shop and Support local RVA small businesses on a day dedicated to doing just that! 20+ vendors, live music, and hot coffee and cookies at OMG OCPs! It's a great opportunity to continue spending time with family and friends while checking off some of that holiday shopping with one-of-a-kind local handmades and goods! Free to attend, fees for shopping. Find more information here!
Saturday, November 25, 12-4 PM
Artisan Makers Market x Hatch Local present: HATCHGIVING! In the spirit of giving & Small Business Saturday, Hatch will be hosting a market with local artisans’ art, jewelry, baked goods, home decor and more! Shop small, support local and enter a raffle with donations going toward local charities! Free to attend, fees for shopping. Find more information here!
Saturday, November 25-Sunday, December 24, 11 am-5 pm (open until 8pm on Thursdays)
Help welcome Studio Two Three to Downtown Richmond by shopping at their annual Winter Market! From art to handmade treasures from local artisans, this market offers goods sure to please anyone on your Holiday gift list! Free to attend, fees for shopping. Find more information here!
Wednesdays-Fridays, 12-4 pm; Saturdays + Sundays,12-6 pm (through December 16)
A collaboration brought to life by Jean and Cook & Lily Moon RVA, N. 8th is a 5 week holiday market that features two separate vintage shops with the same romantic hearts and love for beautiful, one of a kind pieces brought together into one space for the holiday season. Browse a curated selection of vintage clothing, housewares, apothecary and art - perfect for the gifting season, one for a friend, one for you. Find more information here!
Saturday, November 25-Sunday, December 31, 11 am-5 pm
You’ll love Richmond holiday shopping in the Made in RVA Holiday Shop. It’s filled with local holiday gifts! Everything is handmade, from ceramics, jewelry, candles and soaps to paintings and photography of Richmond’s historical landmarks, the river and unforgettable city scenes. Free to attend, fees for shopping. Find more information here!
Saturday, December 2, 12-8 pm
Richmond Night Market’s Holiday Villages is a multicultural holiday market shopping experience featuring local goods, art, food, music and the best of Richmond culture. This market features a family-friendly experience filled with music, programming and independent artists and vendors. After shopping you can support the Shockoe Bottom restaurants too! Free to attend, fees for shopping. Find more information here!
Saturday, December 2, 11 am-4 pm
RVA Krampusnacht is bringing the Holidaze Market back for its 11th year. Gallery5 is ringing in the holidays with local vendors selling handmade crafts and art. Get a drink at the bar (if you are over 21 and have a valid ID) as you browse the vendors’ stalls. Gallery5 encourages attendees to bring unwrapped toys to be donated to Red Vein Army’s Scares that Care Toy Drive. Free to attend, fees for shopping. Find more information here!
Saturday-Sunday, December 2-3, 12-6 pm
This Richmond holiday market features more than 35 local makers with products ranging from candles, clothing, jewelry and works of art. To celebrate the holiday season, this monthly market is adding a festive twist to the event. Head to Manchester’s Basic City Beer Co., a dog-friendly brewery, for an afternoon of shopping and supporting local RVA makers. Free to attend, fees for shopping. Find more information here!
Sunday, December 10, 10 am-4 pm
Quirk Days of Christmas are here again as they present a Richmond holiday market event in Downtown Richmond’s Arts District! Join Quirk for an incredible line up of talent, music and creative libations at their annual Holiday Market. Free to attend, fees for shopping. Find more information here!
Saturday-Sunday, December 16-17, 12-5 pm
Experience this “enchanted” Richmond market with a wintery twist! Browse through vendors’ collections of wellness products, candles, crystals and more. Live music will be played and food vendors will be present. Find the perfect Christmas gift for your loved ones here! Free to attend, fees for shopping. Find more information here!
Saturday, December 23, 11 am-4 pm
It’s a Christmas miracle! Get in some last minute gift-shopping at Hatch Local Food Hall where local makers will be selling their festive wares. Enjoy Hatch Local’s array of food and drink while you browse the hand-crafted gift options. Free to attend, fees for shopping. Find more information here!
Check out Downtown Richmond's Holiday Event Calendar here!