9 Christmas Maker’s Markets around Mobile Bay so you can do your holiday shopping locally

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Time to find some locally made Christmas gifts! Photo via Satsuma Community Development Organization

Happy Black Friday, Alabama! Now, I know we’re all getting a bunch of shopping done today, but if you’re looking for something more unique or handmade, check out these 9 Christmas-themed maker’s markets coming up soon to finish off your shopping by putting money back into your community!

1. Small Business Saturday: Outdoor Holiday Market in Cathedral Square

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A little last minute, but worth it if you can go. Photo via City of Mobile
  • When: Saturday, November 27th from 12-4 p.m.
  • Where: Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile; 300 Conti Street, Mobile, AL, 36602
  • What to expect: A stunning celebration of local makers and businesses downtown. This event is part of the national Small Business Saturday celebration, too.
  • More info: Facebook

2. Santa’s Market at Mobile Flea Market

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Mobile Flea Market knows how to make the holidays special. Photo via Mobile Flea Market
  • When: Every Saturday in December; from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Where: Mobile Flea Market, 401 Schillinger Rd N, Mobile, AL 36608
  • What to expect: The typical, amazing trip to Mobile Flea Market but this time with some Christmas cheer. Don’t forget to stop by and take a picture with Santa.
  • More info: Facebook

3. Christmas Boutique Bash 2021 at The Grounds

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An awesome curated selection of holiday gifts. Photo via Christmas Boutique Bash
  • When: Saturday, December 4 from 12-4 p.m. & Sunday, December 5 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Where: The Grounds, 1035 Cody Road N, Mobile AL 36608
  • What to expect: A wonderful curation of over 100 small & local businesses all for you to peruse.
  • More info: Facebook

4. Holiday Bazaar at Cooper Riverside Park

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The perfect multi-cultural holiday celebration. Photo via City of Mobile
  • When: Saturday, December 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Where: Cooper Riverside Park, 101 S. Water Street, Mobile, AL 36602
  • What to expect: An all-inclusive winter holiday celebration where you can celebrate a number of cultures while getting your holiday shopping done.
  • More info: Facebook

5. Holiday Art Sale at the University of South Alabama

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Come on out and see handmade glass ornaments and support some local college students. Photo via University of South Alabama College of Arts & Sciences
  • When: Friday, December 3rd from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: University of South Alabama Glass Arts Building, 399 N University Blvd., Mobile, AL 36608 (Entrance 7)
  • What to expect: Handmade, glass-blown ornaments made by South Alabama students, what a perfect gift!
  • More info: Facebook

6. Christmas in Satsuma—Arts & Crafts in Baldwin Square

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Parade and shopping, who could ask for more. Photo via Satsuma Community Development Organization
  • When: Saturday, December 4th starting at 10 a.m., parade at 2 pm.
  • Where: Baldwin Square, Satsuma, Alabama; Old Highway 43, Satsuma Alabama, 36572
  • What to expect: An great and expansive holiday market, complete with a Christmas parade.
  • More info: Facebook

7. December LoDa Artwalk

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Come on out for Artwalk, we know we’ll be there. Photo via LoDa Artwalk
  • When: Friday, December 10th from 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: Cathedral Square, 300 Conti Street, Mobile, AL 36602
  • What to expect: Local vendors, music in the streets, and an all-around winter party. LoDa Artwalk is one of Mobile’s best events, and the December Artwalk is the best of the best!
  • More info: Facebook

8. Local Artisans Christmas Market

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Who doesn’t love a local artisan market? Photo via Eastern Shore Centre
  • When: Saturday, December 11th from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Where: Eastern Shore Centre Pavilion
  • What to expect: A full day of family-friendly Christmas fun complete with Christmas parade that rolls out starting at 7 p.m. You don’t want to miss this event!
  • More info: Facebook

9. Fifth Annual Mistletoe Market

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A fun Saraland tradition is worth a stop & shop. Photo via Mistletoe Market
  • When: Saturday, December 11 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Town Center Park at the Splash Pad, Saraland
  • What to expect: A fun day’s worth of holiday festivities. Buy your gifts from more than 50 vendors, and even get them gift-wrapped on site. Plus, Santa himself will be there 😉
  • More info: Facebook

Still have holiday shopping to be done? Check out our local gift guide around Mobile Bay. Make sure you subscribe to our newsletter for more like this straight to your inbox.

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