December 1st, 2023

Shop for Local Gifts at These Holiday Markets

An indoor holiday market with colorful balloon displays near the ceiling and vendor booths.
The McMinnville Holiday Market at The Bindery Event Space.
Photo courtesy of The McMinnville Holiday Market.

Holiday shopping can be stressful, but no need to feel like a scrooge this year thanks to these decked-to-the-halls holiday markets. You can shop for locally made gifts in a festive and fun space filled with holiday cheer (and maybe even a spirit or two). You also get to feel good about every purchase because you are directly supporting the artisans and small businesses that make our community shine. So, skip the chaos of big-box stores and stop by one of these pop-up shops to make your gifting extra merry and bright. 

November 30 | 5-7PM

McMinnville Library Craft Fair: Find stocking stuffers, gifts, and homemade treats lovingly made by the youngsters in our community at the McMinnville library.

December 2 | 10AM-4PM

Dundee Hills Resort Holiday Bazaar: Warm up with a cup of Exilior coffee while perusing the unique gifts for sale from a variety of local makers at the resort’s first annual holiday bazaar. 

December 2 | 1-5PM

Holiday Makers Market at Ken Wright Cellars: Shop for chocolate, wreaths, holiday treats, and more while sampling Ken Wright Cellars wines at the Carlton tasting room. 

December 2 | 10AM-5PM & December 3 | 12-4PM

13th Annual Handmade Holiday Bazaar: Browse everything from handmade pottery to handcrafted soaps from more than 50 vendors at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center. Plus, get in free with a food donation to YCAP.

December 2, 9, 16, & 23 | 10AM-2PM

McMinnville Farmers Market at the Grange Holiday Bazaar: Upstairs from the usual farmers market goods, you will find a variety of gifts made by local makers, including  baked treats, meats, organic body care, food gifts, and much more. 

December 8 | 4-8PM & December 9 | 10-5PM

Newberg Holiday Market: Join in festive fun at the Chehalem Cultural Center, where local vendors will be selling a variety of gifts perfect for everyone on your holiday list. 

December 15, 16, & 17 | 10-6PM

McMinnville Holiday Market: Sip on a cocktail and shop for loved ones at this fashionably festive market. More than 60 local and regional vendors–selling spirits, home decor, homemade treats, artisan items, vintage finds, and more–will set up shop at the Bindery in downtown McMinnville.  

December 16 | 12-6PM

The Grove Holiday Market: Join in the first ever holiday market at the Grove tasting room on Third Street in McMinnville. Listen to live music (2:00-5:00PM), sip on wine, and shop local goods, such as candles, floral designs, skincare, baked goods, and more. Hot chocolate will also be available for the kids (big or little).

December 16 | 1-5PM

Glo First Annual Sip & Shop: Celebrate the season with a drink in hand while you shop for  sweets, jewelry, wine, cosmetics, skincare products, and others. Tickets cost $8 per person or $10 for two and include the first pour and a goody bag. 

Kate H. Knapp (she/her) works as a writer, recipe tester, and editor in McMinnville. She loves nothing more than sharing the beauty of food with her little one and has been cooking since she herself was stove-high and whisk-strong.