Trying to find the perfect gift for that special someone? This roundup of Maryland holiday shopping events is just what you’re looking for!
Whether you’re looking for handmade artisan crafts, special discounts or holiday decorations, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list – even last-minute!
Buy locally made crafts, gifts and goods at these great holiday bazaars and sales going on in Annapolis, Baltimore, Severna Park, Columbia, and other locations around Maryland.
Always check for any event changes before you go!
Updated for 2022. List is updated regularly. Check back often!
Seven buildings of holiday joy! Located in historic Frederick City, the show brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event.
When: Nov. 18, 19 & 20, NOV. 25, 26 & 27, 2022. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Frederick County Fair Grounds
Costs: Adults $10, children 10 and under $4. Parking $2. No pets allowed.
Join in the most magical time of year as Annemarie Gardens are turned into a twinkling wonderland. Holiday Pop-Up shops include artists and craftspeople selling locally-made jewelry, baked goods, holiday decor and more.
When: Markets are held in conjunction with the Ann Marie Garden in Lights evenings from 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. Nov 25 2022 – Jan 1 2023, closed November 28 & 29 and December 5, 6, 24, 25.
Where: Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons.
Costs: Advance tickets required – Members free; Non-members $15/person (depending on night), kids 2 & under free; SNAP card holders- call to reserve your tickets; no refunds; no pets, no smoking/vaping.
The 18th Annual Downtown Holiday Market, Washington D.C.’s outdoor shopping village is your place for great gifts, food and live music. The beloved outdoor market continues to support small businesses and entrepreneurs across the region, welcoming shoppers for a safe, secure and enhanced shopping experience in the heart of the District this year.
When: Daily, Nov. 18–Dec. 23, Noon–8 p.m. Closed November 25 & December 6
Where: Downtown Washington, DC, Centered at 8th and F Streets, NW
The 33nd annual Festival of Trees will be a three day holiday event that will feature beloved traditions, such as designer-decorated trees and wreaths for sale, as well as Santa, entertainment, and a not-to-miss silent auction with many unique items.
When: Nov. 25–Nov. 27, 2022
Where: Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium
Cost: Adults $20, Seniors 65 & older $15, Children 5-12 $10, Children 4 and under FREE
The Christmas Village in Baltimore will feature over 50 local and international vendors offering wonderful gift options for your holiday shopping. Come see the West Shore Park transform into an authentic German Christmas market.
When: November 24-December 24, 2022; Sundays-Thursday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays-Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: West Shore Park, Inner Harbor
Evening activities begin at 5 p.m. weather conditions permitting, with the Solomons Gazebo Christmas Tree lighting, pictures with Santa and refreshments. The Solomons Lighted Boat Parade begins at 7:15 p.m.
When: December 10, 2022
Where: Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons
Come out to support Ellicott City businesses during the annual Midnight Madness. The evening begins with the Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30pm. The event will feature music, sidewalk sales, and food and drinks for sale.
When: December 2, 2022, 6 p.m.–midnight.
Where: Historic Ellicott City
Head to Wildberry Farm for an open-air Vintage Christmas Market. There will be 20+ vendors, a light walk, food trucks, and other fun surprises.
When: December 10 & 17, 3 p.m. -7 p.m.
Where: Wildberry Farm & Market, Crownsville, MD.
Stroll through downtown Annapolis as shops remain open until midnight, and enjoy carolers, food, drinks, special deals and fun for the kids.
When: December 1 & 8 from 4 p.m. to Midnight and December 15 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Downtown Annapolis.
Find a unique, handcrafted gift and support the artists of MCAG this season by shopping this favorite pop-up show!
When: December 2-4 & December 9-11, 2022
Where: South River Colony Shopping Center
Christmas in St. Michaels is back with some favorite events, including the Tour of Homes, Talbot Street Parade, Boat Parade and of course, Santa!
When: December 9-11, 2022
Cost: Varies, some free, some paid
Where: St. Michaels, MD