Surprise your loved ones with the cutest, unique, artfully curated gifts this Christmas. Be wise and attend one, two or all of the pop-ups taking place in the city. We promise you will run into the coolest gifts as well as one-of-a-kind gifts. Not only will some of these events have local products but also music, fashion shows, face paintings, vintage items, giveaways, booze and much more.
Find your planner and make sure to make room for these Holiday Pop-ups!
The FAMOUS artsy Pop Shop America is having their biggest art market in Houston once again in a new location in Downtown, GreenStreet. The festival will begin December 3 and run three days; on the opening night, a Preview Party will take place at 6pm, open for the public. Friday expect a lot of fun and a chic fashion show featuring Danny Nguyen Couture, Jamel Hawk, DATA-MOSH and 8 Palms. The first 25 in line will receive a goodie bag. DJ Fredster will keep the beat up all night and Charli Sol will have complimentary face painting. Saturday and Sunday the fun will continue with goodie bags, modern handmade craft shopping, art exhibitions, vintage, live art and art activities. This pop-up is especially unique since all event-goers receive free beauty bar demos, free DIYs, tasty bites, live music – best of all everything is LOCAL! Purchase your pass here; it is good all weekend.
Without a doubt this is THE pop-up you do not want to miss!
“It’s like Etsy come to life!”
Trunk show? Yes, please! Ann Mashburn will be hosting the twin sisters behind the jewelry brand Lizzie Fortunato. Wednesday November 29, 11–6pm. Stop by to get your holiday shopping done. Ann Mashburn never disappoints.
Cheers & Beers! On December 1, 5–10pm, Saint Arnold Brewing Co. will be hosting local artists and vendors for holiday shopping! There will be an Ugly Christmas Sweaters sale and a gift-wrapping station. This event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
As expected 19th Street in the Heights will be having their annual holiday celebration on December 1, 6–10pm. This year there will be more than shopping: Expect roaming Christmas carolers, store festivities, cocktails and real snow!
Holiday Market at The Lawn
Memorial City is partnering with Pop Shop America to elevate the shopping experience this holiday season with a curated Holiday Market at its newest greenspace, The Lawn – its newest greenspace, located between Ciro’s and the new hotel Zaza Memorial City. The market will feature local artisan retailers, offering a variety of stylish, hand-crafted gifts for those on your shopping list this year.
As shoppers peruse the Market, they will enjoy food by Memorial City eateries, a hot chocolate bar and seasonal drinks for purchase. The Holiday Market will also feature live music performances of Holiday classics, as well as special appearances by Santa and the famed Memorial City Reindeer.
Stop by The Lawn on Thursday, December 7, 14 and 21st from 11 am – 6pm!
HTX Boss Babes is back and better than ever! This year, 70+ women-owned businesses will showcase their talents at the Holiday Market. Join these boss ladies for an evening of shopping, good eats, music, photo booths and a bubbly bar on December 9 from 3–9pm at GreenStreet.
Get your free tickets here.
Got Vintage Marketplace and one of Houston’s favorite coffee houses, the Black Hole, are having a Market Holiday Pop-up Saturday, December 9, from 10am–4pm. Swing by for holiday shopping and bomb coffee, snap a pic with your favorite buys in front of the photobooth wall, grab some food truck bites at Think Taco and enjoy the tunes from DAMN GXRL. Spread the holiday joy and bring a toy donation for Toys for Tots, please.
Baybrook Mall is hosting their Winter Wonderland Holiday Market, featuring local vendors selling unique gifts for the holidays, performances from The Nutcracker ballet, shows from dual violinists to local school choirs and many other local musicians. Fun activities for the whole family to enjoy will include holiday movies, face painting and balloon animals every weekend starting November 24 and continuing through December 24.