Holiday Boutique

November 17 through December 24

Virginia Beach Art Center


Impress loved ones with unique, hand-crafted gifts of fine art and artisan crafts. Give a gift like no other. 

Mistletoe Market

November 18

Wells Theatre

Virginia Stage Company is proud to partner with local artists, artisans, and crafters for its second Seasonal Mistletoe Market to be held during Norfolk’s Grand Illumination Parade.


NoCo Holiday Wine Fest

November 18, 12-5 PM

Hank’s Filling Station

40 wines from 10 countries, plus a Champagne Lounge.




Selden Holiday Market

November 18 through December 23

Selden Market/Norfolk

Shop all week at the unique businesses, but Saturdays will feature special events such as Artist & Maker Market (12/2) and Winter Witch New Moon Market (12/9). 


3rd Annual Williamsburg Christmas Market

Colonial Williamsburg adjacent to Merchants Square

Nov. 24-26 & 30, Dec. 3, 7-10, 14-17, 21-23 

A traditional European-style Christmas market. 


22nd Annual Fair Trade Festival

December 2-3

Elation Brewing

A unique, ethical shopping experience just in time for the holidays. The 22nd Annual Fair Trade Festival features live, local music and belly dancing all weekend long. The Fair Trade Festival vendors follow strict fair trade guidelines and offer Fair Trade coffee, chocolate, tea, gifts, ornaments, textiles and more.  


Winter Market

December 9

COVA Brewing Company

Shop at 20 craft retail vendors while listening to live music and pose with Santa and his baby goats. 


Happy Christmas, Harry

December 11-16

COVA Brewing Company

Harry Potter’s birthday is celebrated with a holiday twist. A Muggle Market is planned for that Friday. 


Champagne Social 2023

December 14

Crystal Palate Wine & Gourmet

Pouring Grower Champagne and other favorite bubbles from 2023. 


Ghent Business Association Holiday Open House Weekend

December 1-3

There are a wide variety of shops with unique items for that special person on your list! Take some time to enjoy the holidays with your friends and family at Ghent’s fabulous restaurants. There is something for everyone to enjoy! 


5th Annual Yule Log Bonfire & Christmas Market

December 2, Noon to 8 PM

Town Point Park 

Holiday retail items, entertainment, food, drinks and more. 


Ghent Holiday Market

December 3, 11AM to 4 PM

Grounds of Blair Middle School 

Featuring local food & farm, local art, handmade jewelry, wood crafts, hand woven items, local artisan foods , local treats for your fur-kids, local artisan soaps, pottery so much more!


Holiday Market at Big Ugly Brewing

December 10, 12-4 PM

Artisan vendors, live music, food trucks and beer.