Shopping Events

These shopping events put everything in one place, meaning you can get gifts for several people on your list in one afternoon. Sounds easy enough!


The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is being transformed into a bustling marketplace for its annual Holiday Art Sale on Saturday, December 1st. All of the work is created by art school students and faculty, filling the museum lobby and art school studios with hand-crafted ceramics, jewelry, fused glass wearables and decor, hand-woven scarves and accessories, paintings, prints, and more. You can be sure to find some unique gifts for your loved ones this holiday season!

Visit Muskegon for the Holiday Shopping Extravaganza on Saturday, December 1st. The event features over 40 pop-up businesses and crafters, baked goods, kettle popcorn, handmade items and more!

Over 20 vendors are gathering for the annual Holiday Walk & Market events at the W.K. Kellogg Manor House in Hickory Corners. Enjoy spiced tea and cookies while you shop the market on December 1st, 8th, and 15th. Admission for tours and shopping is $5, and free for members.

In addition to their everyday selection of products, visit the Downtown Market in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, December 5th for their Winter Wonderland event. Enjoy special offers from the Market Hall merchants, experience delicious food and beverage demos in the Teaching Kitchen, and shop the Holiday Artisan Market. Don’t forget to share your wish list with Santa in the Greenhouse!

The Annual Christmas Boutique at Great Legs Winery, Brewery & Distillery brings together local, Holland area artisans and small business owners together for a day of shopping on Saturday, December 8th.

Fenn Valley Vineyard’s annual Sip & Shop event is Saturday, December 8th. Fenn Valley has carefully selected 17 local vendors to offer a wide variety of items created in their hometown of Fennville and the surrounding area. In addition to one-of-a-kind gifts, they will also be offering specials on wine and cider to make your shopping even more festive.

Drop the kids off to create one-of-a-kind gifts at the Sneaky Elves Workshop at the Holland Area Arts Council on December 21st and 22nd. This is an open house style event, so you can drop the kids off and give them a couple of hours to get it all done, while you head downtown for some last-minute shopping.

The 32nd Annual Mistletoe Market at the South Haven Center of the Arts offers unique gifts created by local and regional artists. They also have hands-on make-and-take holiday gifts to bring out your inner artist. The Tipsy Brush Studio will be at the market to help you paint holiday palette signs and decorate wine glasses to give to friends and family. The Mistletoe Market is open Tuesday through Saturday until December 22nd.

The Holiday Market in Artworks brings together Michigan artists through December 22nd in Mecosta County. With extended hours, you have plenty of opportunities to do some seasonal shopping and get the perfect present. If you don’t find what you need at the Holiday Market, stop into historic downtown Big Rapids, where you’ll find stores filled with award-winning gifts and local Michigan products.