Just in the nick (St. Nick, if we may) of time, a slew of holiday pop-up shops and outdoor markets are making their way to Philadelphia to answer any and all last-minute holiday shopping wishes.
This weekend, the Punk Rock Flea Market pops up at RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Flea returns for its final holiday shopping day of the season and other favorite holiday markets continue to peddle cool Christmas gifts.
Read on for our guide to pop-up holiday markets hitting this weekend in Philadelphia.
Punk Rock Flea Market at RiverRink Winterfest
This weekend, the Punk Rock Flea Market takes up residency at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest for a pop-up shopping extravaganza with a rockin’ selection of goods for everyone on your Christmas list.
When: December 19-20, noon-5 p.m.
Where: Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard
Raw Edge by Search and Rescue Drygoods
For those seeking a unique — yes, really unique — piece of hand-finished furniture or upcycled vintage, report to Brewerytown for this mini market put on by the creative crew of Search and Rescue Drygoods. In addition to goods produced by local artists and collected by local vintage dealers, the pop up also includes such heritage brands as Woolrich, Grifter Company USA and American Trench. Though not exclusively a holiday market, we love the idea of scoring a distinct gift here.
When: December 15-January 15, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Historic Brewerytown, 2623 Girard Avenue
Franklin Flea Holiday Market
This Saturday marks the final holiday market of the Philadelphia-centric Franklin Flea. At the final market of the season, shoppers can expect a finely tuned selection of about 50 vendors, selling everything from fine antiques and vintage clothing to handmade decorative arts and jewelry. To help shoppers stay fueled, gourmet street food and coffee is available, too.
When: Saturday, December 19
Where: Historic Strawbridge’s Building, 801 Market Street
Mt. Airy Art Garage Holiday Market
On both Saturday and Sunday, you can browse items from local makers at the Mt. Airy Holiday Craft Bazaar. Items for sale include ceramics, jewelry, glassware, home items and more.
When: December 19-20
Where: Mt. Airy Art Garage, 11 W. Mt. Airy Avenue
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Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market at Dilworth Park
The picturesque Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market continues to showcase the work of local artists, crafters, confectionaries and designers at Dilworth Park. Also available: Philly foods galore in the form of macaroons and cannolis from T Bake Shoppe, gourmet chocolates from Tradestone Confections, flavored kettle corn from Philly Pop Kettle Corn and other favorites.
When: Through December 27
Where: Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street
Christmas Village at Love Park
Holiday shopping and holiday cheer come together at Christmas Village at Love Park thanks to twinkling lights, holiday decor and a dazzling Christmas tree. Guests of the open-air German-style market can shop items like glass ornaments, music boxes, nutcrackers and more while enjoying hot mulled wine, gingerbread and bratwursts to keep shoppers warm and satisfied.
When: Through December 27
Where: Love Park, 1500 Arch Street
Holiday Market at Franklin Square
Throughout the duration of Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival, a pop-up market arrives with Christmas gifts galore — think jewelry, toys, winter accessories and more. The holiday market at the historic park is open nightly from 4 to 8 p.m.
When: Through December 31, 4-8 p.m.
Where: Franklin Square, 200 6th Street