Shopping local this holiday season? So are we, so we want to share with you some of the temporary pop-ups and one-night-only events that bring together a fantastic group of local artisans in one place, many of which don't have storefronts of their own. Make your list, check it twice, then check out some of these upcoming happenings.
2013 Holiday Marketplace at Campus Martius
The Holiday Marketplace at Campus Martius will be held every weekend up until Christmas, featuring wares from local and regional artists, food producers, crafters, and vintage and antique items.
Holiday Merriment – Ponyride Open House & Makers Market
Check out the artists and makers of Ponyride at their second annual open house on Dec. 6, 6-10 p.m.
Signal-Return Holiday Party and Market
Join this Eastern Market letterpress studio on Dec. 6, 7-10 p.m. for their second annual holiday card jam with local vendors, food, wine, and unique hand-made holiday cards.
Fourth annual Detroit Holiday Food Bazaar
Now held over two days, the Detroit Holiday Food Bazaar will gather together independent local food producers large and small on Dec. 13 and 14 at Coffee and (_____)
in Jefferson Chalmers to sell their goods in a festival holiday atmosphere. Great for host gifts, holiday foods for your table, stocking stuffers, and stuffing your face during a fun night out.
2013 Metro Times Mercantile Merry Market
Detroit Mercantile Co. presents their second annual Merry Market inside their Eastern Market shop Dec. 14 and 15 featuring 40 area artists, crafters, and specialty vendors.
Wheelhouse Detroit + Detroit Bikes at Eastern Market
and Detroit Bikes have launched a retail residency running now through March 17 inside a shipping container in Shed 4 of Eastern Market. Hours are Friday and Monday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bicycle rental and drop-off repair service is also available.
-- 660 Woodward Avenue
Get suited up at 1701 Bespoke, a custom suit shop located inside the lobby of the First National Building that uses fine wools, linens, and silks from Italian fabric mills.
The Detroit Shoppe
– 1201 Woodward Avenue
Showcasing people, places and products that have shaped Detroit. Open Tuesdays – Saturdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; now through Saturday, Dec. 21.
Rock Paper Scissors
– 1213 Woodward Avenue
Personalized Stationery, paper, home goods and gift store. Open Tuesdays – Saturdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; now through Saturday, Dec. 21.
The Hand Made Company
– 1219 Woodward Avenue
Showcases a wide-variety of Michigan-made products from Detroit retailers. Open Tuesdays – Saturdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; now through Saturday, Dec. 21.
– 1249 Woodward Avenue
Hand-made specialty toy shop - read more about them here
. Open Tuesdays – Saturdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; now through Saturday, Dec. 21.
Somerset Collection CityLoft
– 1261 Woodward Avenue
Your favorite Somerset Collection retailers in the heart of Detroit. Open Thursdays – Saturdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Dec. 5-7, Dec. 12-14 and Dec. 19-21.
- 1275 Woodward Avenue
Popular national outdoor retailer (retailer in downtown Detroit for more than a year). Open Wednesday – Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; open Tuesdays beginning today (Dec 3).