Help support local makers and businesses by kicking off your seasonal shopping at one of these six holiday pop-ups. Only around for the most wonderful time of year, these festive shops are the perfect spot to get everything on your list—food, gifts, and seasonal décor.
La Brasa’s E-Som Market is all about supporting local. Featuring a special Saturday brunch and with up to 18 makers, artists, and vendors—including folks like Arbalest Press, Easton Leather, Gracie C Jewelry, and Nicole Sage Ceramics—you’ll find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Visit La Brasa’s next market on December 16 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 124 Broadway, Somerville, 617-764-1412
Soak up some of the holly jolly spirit at Row 34’s Holiday Popup Shop this December. Showcasing work from the Fort Point Arts Community, you’ll be able to browse while snacking on small bites and beverages. Visit Row 34’s next markets on December 10 and 17 from 4-6 p.m. 383 Congress St., 617-553-5900
This annual market will be packed full of homemade goods in mediums such as ceramics, cloth, glass, metal, and wood. And with 57 jewelers exhibiting at the event, you’ll find the perfect bling for every lady in your life. CraftBoston Holiday takes place from December 15-17 with varying times; tickets cost $15. Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St., 617-266-1810
Multi-task at the Boston Public Market’s Holiday Cr(EAT)or Market. Local artisans are joining the roundup of regular BPM vendors, making it easy to do your grocery and gift shopping all at once! Plus, what foodies in your life wouldn’t like speciality sauces, spices, baked goods, more. This market will run until December 17. 100 Hanover St., 617-973-4909
Take a stroll through the Seaport’s Winter Market. You’ll find everything from decor to deck the halls to the perfect gifts for your loved ones, all while taking in festive tunes from local acapella groups and munching on some of the freshest seafood the Seaport has to offer. Your arms overflowing with purchases? Don’t worry; EverGreen Delivery will be on hand to send all packages straight to your home. The Seaport Winter Market is open Thursday through Sunday until December 23. Seaport Common, 85 Northern Avenue
From December 4-25, pastry chef Robert Differ is hosting a seasonal holiday pop-up in Boston’s Bar Boulud. Available in a variety of festive flavors such as white chocolate eggnog, tropique, mocha opera, and dark choclate peppermint, his Bûche de Noël makes for the perfect gift for family or friends, or the host of your next holiday soirée. And for those who are aspiring bakers, be sure to check out his pastry class on December 9 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Bar Boulud, 776 Boylston St., 617-535-8800