We've Got All the Seasonal Artisanal/Local Holiday Bazaars, Pop-Ups, and Markets You Can Handle, Portland

The city's de facto festival of awesome short-run indie shopping has begun! Crafty Wonderland, Pop-Up Shop PDX, and more!

By Alex Madison December 1, 2015 Published in the December 2015 issue of Portland Monthly

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Crafty Wonderland's annual extravaganza of artisan gifts comes along Dec 11. See below for details!

Caravan Traveling Market
Saturday, December 5 11am - 6pm
1819 NW Everett (entrance on NW 18th)
Local vendors come together to show off their vintage and modern products from mid-century housewares, locally-designed clothing to modern barware and naturally made beauty products. Vendors include MOORE Custom Goods, Vintage Pink, Dash & Dart, and more. You can even pick up your holiday trees, wreaths & garland.

Pop Up Shop PDX
Saturday, December 6, 10 am - 6 pm
403 SW 10th Ave (Inside The Ace Hotel)
It’s the pop-up of all pop-ups: locally made clothing, home goods, accessories, antiques and much more, illuminated by the floor-to-ceiling windows of the Ace's Cleaners space. Local artisans and designers like AK Studio, Time & Oak, Menagerie, Vintalier, Kelly Pottery, and NW Elixirs are chosen as vendors for their quality materials, innovative and unique designs, and ethical business practices

Give Good Gift
Sunday, December 6, 10 am - 6 pm
525 SE Pine Street
Carolers, food trucks, happy hour and a tattooed Santa…does it get much better? Five years and counting, the vendor list grows longer every year. This year vendors includes Ace & Jig, Cargo, Jacobsen Salt Co, Pistils Nursery and more. This one day pop-up is worth a visit, especially for the gourmet s’mores. The event also includes a drive for Oregon Food Bank.

Portland Artisan Festival
December 9 - 11, 10 am - 6 pm, December 12, 10 am - 7:30 pm
715 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205 (Pioneer Courthouse Square)
The Portland Saturday Market gets decked out for the holidays and is given a new home, Portland’s living room, Pioneer Square. Forty artists come together to share their hand made creations for the public. You’ll find jewelry, visual art, ceramics, stained glass, woodworking, children’s clothes, mosaics and lots more. Come prepared to get in the holiday spirit with live music, hot beverages, and the 75 foot lit tree.

Portland’s Green Festival Expo
December 11, 12, 13, Friday 12 pm - 6 pm, Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 10 am - 6 pm
777 NW MLK Jr. Blvd (inside the Oregon Convention Center)
Admission $5 online, $10 at door, free for 16 and under, students, and bike commuters
The Green Festival Expo debuts with over 250 exhibitors: a haven for those  looking to buy sustainable, organic, and locally made products from fashion, body care, home and garden to transportation and renewable energy. Aside from the goodies for sale, the expo includes a free yoga class by Nia Technique and a wide range of speakers from green business entrepreneurs, community leaders and environmental experts sharing the ways in which they reduce their ecological footprint and how you can too. To put the green cherry on top, for those commuters visiting the Green Festival via bike will get free admission.

Crafty Wonderland’s Super Colossal Holiday Sale
December 11, 12, and 13. Friday evening from 5–9 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11 am–6 pm.
Free Saturday and Sunday. $20 Friday night from 6–9 pm.
777 NW MLK Jr. Blvd (inside the Oregon Convention Center: Exhibit Hall D)
With over 250 booths of hand made goods, you're bound to find something for everyone on your list, even the naughty ones, at one of Portland’s largest holiday fairs. The 60,000 square-foot convention center is packed, and we mean packed, with locally made beauty products, holiday decorations, apparel, and handmade cards. Feeling DIYey? You can stop by the DIY table where  Collage is demonstrating how to make your own canvas tote with rubber stamps and embroidery all day Saturday and Sunday. 

The Portland Bazaar
December 11, 12, and 13.  Friday evening from 6–9 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am–4 pm.
Free Saturday and Sunday. $10 Friday night from 6–9 pm. 
Jacobsen Salt Co. 602 SE Salmon St. 
This ain't no expo bazaar—we’ll call it the more hipster bazaar with high design clothing, accessories, home goods, furniture and grub. Get early access without the crowd Friday night for $10 or come with the masses Saturday and Sunday. Vendors participating include Bee Local, Wood & Faulk, Bull in China, Bridge + Burn. For munchies vendors include Olympia Provisions, Pip’s Original Donuts, Alma Chocolate and more.

ADX’s Gifted: A Portland Made Marketplace
Saturday, December 12, 12 pm - 9 pm
This community workspace gets transformed once a year into a holiday marketplace and ADX does it right with a full liquor bar, hot food, music, and all local, handmade products. The marketplace features over 30 makers’ goods and nibbles: Olympia Provisions, Wine Wood Creations, Plum Deluxe, Raft Botanicals, Burnside Brewing Co, just to name a few.

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