Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Find great deals on holiday decor, food and handmade gifts at these holiday markets in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor, open November and December 2018.

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Are you looking to find some unique holiday gifts, away from the long department store lines, and without breaking the bank?

You’re in luck.

There are tons of craft shows, holiday markets and pop-up boutiques in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties with plenty of handmade items for sale during the holiday season.

Take a day trip with the family in November or December 2018 to one of these holiday markets in metro Detroit, and shop till you drop.

November

Saline Craft Show at Saline Middle School

Nov. 10, 2018

  • Address: Saline Middle School, 7190 N. Maple Road, Saline
  • Times: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/general admission
  • Contact: 734-429-5922
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This show features more than 270 craft booths, plus a bake sale. No strollers allowed.

Christmas Market at the Anton Art Center

Nov. 16-Dec. 22, 2018

  • Address: Anton Art Center, 125 Macomb Place, Mount Clemens
  • Times: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, closed Mondays
  • Cost: free/admission, fees/items on sale
  • Contact: 586-469-8666

Affordable and unique holiday gifts, decor and artwork from Michigan artists.

Santa’s Craft Castle at Eisenhower High School

Nov. 17, 2018

  • Address: Eisenhower High School, 6500 25 Mile Road, Shelby Township
  • Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Cost: $3/admission

Find unique, handmade, original items from more than 125 artists, including holiday items, painting, furniture, fashion, ceramics, photography and home decor. No strollers allowed.

Royal Oak Christmas Event – Holiday Arts and Crafts Market

Nov. 17, 2018

  • Address: Royal Oak High School, 1500 Lexington Blvd., Royal Oak
  • Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Cost: $2/adults, free/kids under 12 and students of Royal Oak High School, costs vary/items on sale

Check out the work of more than 100 local artisans. Lunch and baked goods are also available for purchase.

Elf Shelf Arts and Crafts Show at Troy High School

Nov. 24, 2018

  • Address: Troy High School, 4777 Northfield Parkway
  • Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Cost: $3/donation, prices vary/items on sale
  • Contact: 248-988-0426

This annual event features homemade arts and crafts. Proceeds support local charitable organizations, school projects, youth organizations and others.

Midnight Madness at Kerrytown Market and Shops

Nov. 30, 2018

  • Address: Kerrytown Market and Shops, 407 N. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor
  • Times: 4 p.m.-midnight
  • Cost: free/admission, fees vary/items on sale
  • Contact: 734-662-5008

This free holiday market features local and regional artisans selling hand-crafted ornaments, toys and unique holiday gifts, as well as food.

Kris Kringle Market in Downtown Rochester

Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2018

  • Address: On West Fourth Street between Walnut and Main streets, downtown Rochester
  • Times: 4-10 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: free/admission, fees vary/items on sale
  • Contact: 248-656-0060

There will be food, warming stations and live entertainment alongside the goodies for sale at this open-air market.

Detroit Urban Craft Fair at Detroit Masonic Temple

Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2018

  • Address: Detroit Masonic Temple, 500 Temple St.
  • Times: 6-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $10/Friday admission, $1/Saturday-Sunday admission, fees vary/items on sale

Featuring more than 100 handmade crafters and indie artists, this fair offers an opportunity for shoppers to find one-of-a-kind items and meet the creators.

Birmingham Winter Markt at Shain Park

Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2018

  • Address: Shain Park, South Bates and West Merrill streets, downtown Birmingham
  • Times: 4-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: free/admission, fees vary for items on sale
  • Contact: 248-530-1200

This annual event features European food and drinks, gift items and crafts, ice carving demonstrations, live reindeer, warming stations, a Kinderhaus children’s activity area, the popular Santa House and live entertainment.

December

Tinsel and Treasures Holiday Market at the Northville Community Center

Dec. 7-9, 2018

  • Address: Northville Community Center, 303 W. Main St.
  • Times: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $4/admission, free/kids 12 and under, prices vary/items on sale
  • Contact: 810-484-2950

There are tons of one-of-a-kind pieces in jewelry, fiber, fashion, home decor and more, all created by hand-selected juried artists.

Farmington Hills Holiday Shopping Expo at the Costick Center

Dec. 8, 2018

  • Address: The Costick Center, 28600 11 Mile Road, Farmington Hills
  • Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Cost: free/admission, fees vary/items on sale
  • Contact: 248-473-1800

Shop and visit over 50 vendors, crafters and area businesses to purchase toys, jewelry, candles, clothing, holiday displays, greeting cards, makeup and more.

Detroit Experience Factory Holiday Shopping Tours in Detroit

Dec. 15, 2018

  • Address: Various locations in Detroit
  • Times: noon-4 p.m.
  • Cost: $45/admission, fees vary/items on sale
  • Phone: 313-962-4590

Explore some small businesses in downtown Detroit to pick up some much-need holiday gifts as you support local shops.

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