Shop local. Find unique holiday gifts for those you love. It’s a win-win with these amazing Atlanta Holiday Markets!


Christkindl Market 2021

When: Nov. 26, 2021 – January 2, 2022

Since 2016 the Atlanta Christkindl Market has been spreading German Christmas spirit throughout Atlanta.

From humble beginnings, the German American Cultural Foundation’s official holiday event and the city’s largest German Christmas Market has been growing fast and attracted over 400,000 visitors in 2018. In 2019 the four-week long Atlanta Christkindl Market took place in Centennial Olympic Park in Downtown Atlanta. In 2021, they are expanding again — this time to Buckhead Village — and look forward to celebrating.

Open to the public from Friday, November 26, 2021 through Sunday, January 2, 2022, the German holiday market will be located on the corner of North Fulton and Buckhead Avenue (309 Buckhead Ave) and feature over 50 vendors offering food and beverage treats and items to shop, plus live music and entertainment on the weekends.

Market hours will be 11:30am-9:30pm Sunday through Thursday and 11:30am-10:30pm on Friday and Saturday.

Alongside the market, Buckhead Village will celebrate the merriest time of year as it transforms into an abstract winter wonderland decked with illuminated sparkling globes in trees, fresh eucalyptus garlands, oversized pastel ornaments and larger than life floral sculptures.

Back to Nature Holiday Market

When: Dec. 4, 2021, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Explore more than 40 vendors who have unique handcrafted and/or eco-friendly gifts for the holiday season at the Chattahoochee Nature Center Back to Nature Holiday Market. Art, jewelry, candles, children’s gifts, bath products, food, nature gifts, and more. 

In addition, you can enjoy a beautiful hike, be a part of a wildlife encounter and enjoy all that CNC has to offer for FREE.

Reservations are required to ensure proper social distancing. They will not be able to accommodate walk-ups on the day of the event. Reservations will open on November 3, 2021.

Inside Out Holiday Market at Ponce City Market

When: No information has yet been released about 2021 plans.

Bringing the best of PCM outdoors, the Holiday Market will feature holiday shopping, festive food and drink like hot chocolate and mulled cider, holiday entertainment and more as guests safely relax and spend some time outside. 

Holiday Market at Avalon

Note: No information has yet been released about 2021 plans. The following info is from 2020.

Join the Avalon in Alpharetta this holiday season for their first ever holiday market! Take a break from the ice skating and browse from a specially curated selection of local artisan goods.

Find the perfect gift for everyone on your nice list. Introducing…Holiday Market at Avalon!

A one-stop shop for all your gifting needs with an amazing selection of specially curated handcrafted goods from local, small businesses. 

Virginia Highlands Holiday Market

When: Dec. 4, 2021, 12 – 6 p.m.

Get ready for the biggest holiday market that the Highlands has ever seen! The Holiday Market will be part of the Virginia Highlands district’s inaugural Winterfest festivities.

Stock up on the best holiday gifts from the most unique local vendors in town! Whether you’re looking for art, jewelry, candles, clothing, cleaning supplies, plants, or home goods, this market will blow your mind. The market will run from 12 to 6 pm.

Holiday Market at Farmview

When: Dec. 4, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join Farmview Market in Madison for a one-day-only, Christmas themed market!

Shop an assortment of handcrafted gifts,  Christmas carols,  a special appearance by Santa Claus, and more!

This event is FREE and family-friendly!

Savannah Christmas Market

When: Nov. 26, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

Discover the magic of a traditional Salzburg Christmas Market brought to life in Savannah at Plant Riverside District.

The Savannah Christmas Market is a free, family-friendly event that includes celebrations all season long. There will be live music, street performers, Santa meet and greets, a holiday fountain show, seasonal food, beverage specials, holiday market vendors along Savannah’s riverfront, and so much more!

 VIP packages and Savannah Christmas Market hotel packages are available. A weekend in Savannah at the Christmas Market is the perfect way to get in the spirit of the season!

Christmas at Callanwolde

Note: No information has yet been released about 2021 plans. It was canceled in 2020.

Visitors of all ages will enjoy touring the 27,000 square-foot historic mansion elaborately decorated with professional holiday displays and themed events. Don’t miss the artist market.

Holiday Artisan Market at High Museum

When: Nov. 26 – Nov. 27, 2021

The Holiday Artisan Market at the High Museum of Art is a two-day event that brings together 20 of Atlanta’s top artists, creatives and entrepreneurs all in one space.

Meet local artisans, and shop for handmade gifts including jewelry, textiles, home goods, accessories, and more. You’ll be sure to find the best gifts for your holiday list! The event is free with museum admission.

Alpharetta Christmas Market

When: Dec. 3-4, 2021, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Arts Alpharetta is hosting its second annual Holiday Artists Market again inside the Alpharetta Arts Center! Give the gift of art this holiday season. Free admission.

Enjoy live music while you shop a variety of crafts, food, decor, jewelry and more.

Candlelight Nights at Atlanta History Center

Note: Information has not yet been released about 2021 plans. The event was canceled in 2020.

Guests of Candlelight Nights are welcomed by Santa Claus and a lively Holiday Market filled with local crafts and artist creations.

Holiday Artists Market at Dahlonega Butterfly Farm

Note: No information has yet been released about 2021 plans. The following is from 2020.

The Dahlonega Butterfly Farm is hosting an Outdoor Holiday Market.

They will have artist booths, crafts, and hot chocolate — and maybe even a surprise visit from Santa.

The Elegant Elf Marketplace

When: Nov. 13-14, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Sandy Springs Society will host their annual “shopping for a cause” fundraiser The Elegant Elf Marketplace, a popular and highly-anticipated, two-day gift market featuring more than 100 carefully selected local and regional artisans who offer hand-crafted items, exquisite artistic creations and the latest gourmet delights.

This shopping event is an ideal way to kick off the holiday season while supporting small businesses and local nonprofits. There will also be a special book signing on Sunday, Nov. 14 by renowned UGA coach Vince Dooley and acclaimed Georgia artist Steve Penley.

The event is held at the City Springs Civic & Cultural Center. There is a $5 entrance fee, but children 10 and under are free.  Parking is complimentary for 2 hours in the parking garage.

Indie Craft Experience

When: Nov. 20, 2021 (Market time: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

The Atlanta-based organization and producer of craft and vintage markets will host an Outdoor Craft + Vintage Market and Movie Night in 2021.

Join them on the lawn at Uptown Atlanta on November 20 for a curated craft & vintage market! PLUS movie night! Shop at the market and then enjoy Elf on the Big Screen.

The Lawn at Uptown Atlanta, the mixed-use destination surrounding the Lindbergh Center MARTA Station, is located near the intersection of Lindbergh Drive and Piedmont Avenue. The event is FREE to attend, but tickets are required. (Tickets will be available soon HERE.)

Mistletoe Market

When: Nov. 20-21, 2021

Enjoy the spirit of the holiday season by attending the annual Mistletoe Market event the 3rd weekend in November at The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge in Young Harris.

Homemade soups, sandwiches, and goodies are available while you browse the arts and crafts handmade by regional and local vendors. Attendees and Vendors alike will enjoy the new, luxurious indoor venue for the best in arts & crafts. FREE Admission. FREE Parking!

Kris Kringle Market in Blairsville

When: Kris Kringle Market: Dec. 4, 2021

In Blairsville, the Kris Kringle Market is scheduled to take place on Dec. 4. Enjoy over 75 vendors, handcrafted items by local artisans, produce, plants, baked goods and more! 

Kids can visit with Santa and ride the Christmas Train. Free Entertainment.

Holiday Artists Market in Dunwoody

Note: No information has yet been released about 2021 plans. The following is from 2020.

Shoppers can find the most unique gifts at Spruill Gallery’s Annual Holiday Artists Market.

The Gallery will be transformed into a winter wonderland featuring handmade gifts from 100 local artists including ceramics, jewelry, photography, and home décor.

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    Hello, would you like to learn about a new Self-Care Market happening this November 20th at LiliumCare – women’s health & wellness center?

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