Style and Shopping

Holiday Markets: Let’s Shop!

’Tis the season for shopping!  Here are some local pop ups, holiday markets, and shopping events happening in our neighborhood:

Boston Women’s Holiday Market

See you at Boston Women’s Holiday Market on December 8th at AC Hotel Downtown in the South End! 40 of Boston’s best woman founders and makers will be there helping you choose the perfect holiday gift for mom, your partner, and BFF! From handmade jewelry to fragrant candles, the perfect gift awaits at Boston Women’s Market. Family-friendly indoor event. Pups (of the human and dog variety) are welcome! This event takes place on Sunday, December 8th from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Tickets are free! To see a full list of participants/makers, visit here! 

ICA Harbor Market

Stop by the ICA for our artisan takeover, brimming with local makers on Saturday, December 14th from 11am-4pm. Shop handmade goods, discover local artisans, sample bites, get lunch from Roxy’s Grilled Cheese food truck, and catch a heartwarming performance by Boston City Singers at 12 and 2 PM. You can see a full list of vendors here! 

Local Love Sip & Shop

The Bowery Bar is hosting a sip & shop featuring local vendors on Saturday, December 7th from 1pm-3pm.  There will be complimentary cookies and hot cocoa!  Plus Santa will be there for pictures!

Sowa Winter Festival

Tis the season for the 5th annual SoWa Winter Festival – featuring the biggest winter shopping village and holiday festival in Boston. You’ll find the perfect handmade gifts, sip on winter cocktails, and discover the best of the SoWa Art + Design District. Scroll down for workshop sign-ups, a complete vendor list, and more. The SoWa Winter Festival is family friendly and free to attend. $10 cash parking.  Friday, December 6th – Sunday, December 8th.  Visit here for more details. 

South Boston Holiday Showcase at The Broadway

The Broadway invites you to an evening of community appreciation and local pop up shops on Wednesday, December 11th from 7pm -9pm. Sip & Shop at this indoor Christmas Stroll!

Row 34 Holiday Pop Up

This season, Row 34 is getting festive with our annual Holiday Pop-up Shop every Sunday in December from 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Help support local artists and makers rooted in the Fort Point artists community. Swing by for free small bites and bevvies while finding the perfect gifts for everyone on your list! Stick around fro post shopping dinner Row 34 features a menu of fresh seafood, steaks, homemade pasta, and a raw bar. They also have an extensive beer and wine list. 

Sip & Shop at Lucy’s American Tavern

Head to Lucy’s on Wednesday, December 18th from 6pm-9pm for a Sip & Shop Event featuring local vendors, light bites, and a wine tasting. 

Cozy at Bow

The temps are dropping but Bow Market ain’t stopping! Come get cozy in Somerville’s cutest courtyard—snuggle up under some blankets and space heaters with warm-your-bones food specials downstairs, then take your drinks on the road while you get your retail therapy we mean holiday shop on upstairs. Come see what the retailers have on offer for the holidays, then stick around for great drinks and good, cozy vibes and a wide selection of delicious food specials from our amazing food vendors. This event goes all weekend long, and so does your ability to cruise the market with drinks in hand. Tell your friends. This event takes place on Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th from 12pm-6pm.

 

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Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.