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 2019.

An outdoor holiday market

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.


Saline Craft Show at Saline Middle School

Nov. 1, 2019

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  • 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

This show features more than 270 craft booths, plus a bake sale. No strollers allowed.

Downtown Detroit Markets

Nov 13.-Jan. 31, 2020

  • Address: Cadillac Square and Capitol Park area, Detroit
  • Times: Vary by location
  • Contact:

Head to downtown Detroit to hit up one of the multiple pop-up markets this holiday season. Here, shoppers can peruse a wide-variety of holiday goodies like chocolates and trees. But that’s not all. The area is festively decorated for the holidays for families and Cadillac Lodge offers delicious eats during the markets in a terrarium-like setting filled with couches, rugs and displays.

Holiday Market at the Anton Art Center

Nov. 15-Dec. 22, 2019

  • 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. 23, 2019

  • 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. 23, 2019

  • 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.

Holiday Markets at Eastern Market in Detroit 

Nov. 26, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 19 and 22, 2019 

  • Address: Eastern Market Shed 5, Detroit
  • Times: Vary by day
  • Cost: Free/admission, fees/items on sale

Find all types of Michigan-made gift goodies at this sale.

Elf Shelf Arts and Crafts Show at Troy High School

Nov. 30, 2019

  • 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

Dec. 6, 2019

  • 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

Dec. 6-7, 2019

  • 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

Dec. 6-7, 2019

  • Address: Detroit Masonic Temple, 500 Temple St.
  • Times: 6-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $10/Friday admission, $1/Saturday-Sunday admission, free/ages 12 and under, 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

Dec. 6-8, 2019

  • 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.

Detroit Experience Factory Holiday Shopping Tours in Detroit

Dec. 7, 2019

  • Address: Various locations in Detroit
  • Times: Noon-2 p.m.
  • Cost: Fees apply, check ahead
  • Phone: 313-962-4590

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

Tinsel and Treasures Holiday Market at the Northville Community Center

Dec. 13-15, 2019

  • 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.

Dearborn WinterFest Market

Dec. 14, 2019

  • Address: Village Commons Plaza, 22223 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
  • Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Cost: Free/admission, fees vary/items on sale
  • Phone: 248-760-9265

More than 30 vendors set up shop to sell handcrafted body care products, wood and metal novelties, arts, clothing, food and more. Kids activities, live entertainment and more included.

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