This is a big opening weekend for many holiday art markets in and near the Salt Lake Valley, from the Made in Utah Winter Fest and the American Indian Holiday Arts Market in Salt Lake City, to Craft Lake City’s first Holiday Market in Ogden and the Park Silly Holiday Bazaar in Park City.
Art Access Small Treasures Holiday Show • The market features fine art and crafts from dozens of creators. You’ll find paintings, pottery, jewelry and more. Art Access Gallery, 230 S. 500 West No. 125. Open Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Dec. 13. Closed Sunday and Monday. Free admission. Details at accessart.org.
Downtown Artist Collective Holiday Market • Fine art, crafts, jewelry, gifts and more from local artist and artisans. Downtown Artist Collective, 258 E. 100 South. Fridays 5-8 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m.-7 p.m. through Dec. 21. Free admission. More info at downtownartistcollective.org.
The Hive: Holiday Pop-Up Markets • Local artisans pop up to provide locally made goods for the holidays. Trolley Square, 602 S 700 East. Fridays 5-9 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sundays noon-5 p.m. through Dec. 22. Free admission. More info at The Hive Market’s Facebook page.
Winter Farmers Market at the Rio Grande • The event has added an arts and crafts market featuring 30 vendors selling ceramics, jewelry, home goods, personal care, textiles and more. Rio Grande Depot, 300 S Rio Grande Street. Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Dec. 21. Free admission. More info at slcfarmersmarket.org.
Salt and Honey Market • The Salt and Honey Holiday Makers Market will offer jewelry, home decor, artwork, food items, vintage clothing and more at two locations in December, as the store moves from The Gateway to the 9th and 9th neighborhood. Salt and Honey Market, 111 S. Rio Grande and 926 E. 900 South, Salt Lake City. Dec. 2-30, Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. Learn more at saltandhoneymarket.com. Read more: Salt Lake City’s Salt & Honey Market is sort of an ‘in-person Etsy’
Opening this weekend
Christkindlmarkt SLC • Inspired by German Christmas markets, Christkindlmarkt SLC offers holiday shopping, food and festive holiday entertainment. This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave. Dec. 4-7, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free admission. More info at christkindlmarkt-slc.com.
Festival of Trees • Uniquely decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, playhouses, centerpieces, quilts and gingerbread houses are on display, and dolls, crafts, quilts, cookies, candies, fudge, scones and cinnamon rolls will be offered for sale. Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S. State St. Dec. 4-7, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Tickets $3-$7. More info at intermountainhealthcare.org. Read more: Utah’s annual Festival of Trees offers thousands of sweet treats
Utah Art Market • More than two dozen artists and more than 60 vendors will feature paintings, pottery, sculptures and more. Sugarhouse Garden Center, 1602 E. 2100 South. Dec. 5-6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. More info at utahartmarket.com.
Holiday Craft Market at Finch Lane Gallery • The market will feature nearly 80 Utah artists whose work includes jewelry, ceramics, textiles, artwork, prints and letterpress items, glass art, holiday decorations, artisan foods and more. Finch Lane Gallery, 54 S. Finch Lane (1340 East). Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m., from Dec. 6 to 21. Free admission. More info at saltlakearts.org.
Paradigm Winter Market • More than 50 vendors, live music, giveaways and a visit from Santa Claus. Paradigm Schools, 11577 S. 3600 West, South Jordan. Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m. and Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission.
Park Silly Holiday Bazaar • This indoor market features more than 90 juried artists and crafters from Summit and Salt Lake counties. They will be selling photography, paintings, pottery, wreaths, clothing, lotions, jewelry and more. Santa will be there (photos with him are free), as well as live music. And the hotel bar and restaurant will be open. Sheraton Park City, 1895 Sidewinder Drive, Park City. Friday, Dec. 6, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7-8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. More info at parksillysundaymarket.com.
American Indian Holiday Arts Market • Vendors will sell both traditional and contemporary Native American goods including jewelry, pottery, paintings and more. Urban Indian Center, 120 W. 1300 South. Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Bountiful Davis Art Center Winterfest Art Jubilee • Affordable art and crafts are available. Santa will be on hand for the Gingerbread Festival, Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main St., Bountiful. Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m; Saturday noon-5 p.m. through Dec. 20. Free admission; $5 for youth (to age 15) for the Gingerbread Festival — includes photo with Santa, crafts, face-painting and cookies. More info at bdac.org.
Craft Lake City Holiday Market • The event in the Nine Rails Creative District in Ogden will feature handmade gifts by dozens of Utah’s top artisans, vintage vendors and craft foodies. The Monarch, 451 25th St., Ogden. Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission $5; children 12 and under free. More info at craftlakecity.com. Read more: Once ‘sparse and empty,’ the heart of Ogden is becoming a creative arts and culture district
Made in Utah Winter Fest • Showcasing some of Utah’s top artists, musicians, artisans and product makers, including breweries, distilleries, restaurants, food trucks and other local businesses. The Gateway, 18 N. Rio Grande St. Dec. 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22, 1-9 p.m. More info at madeinutahfest.com.
Not Yo’ Mama’s Holiday Market • Local artisans and vendors will be selling their art, jewelry, photography and more at this family-friendly event. Utah Pride Center, 1380 S. Main. Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission.
Provo Downtown Christmas Market and Lighting Event • Shop for artisan gifts in front of City Hall. Then enjoy Provo City’s new lighting display at Pioneer Park, complete with fireworks. The event also features food trucks, performances, a free children’s train ride, sled dogs, children’s crafts and Santa Claus. Provo City Center, 351 W. Center St., Provo. Dec. 7, 4-8 p.m. Free admission.
Red Butte Garden Holiday Open House and Art Fair • Nineteen local artists will bring an array of handmade gifts, including jewelry, glass art, pottery, fiber art and more. Red Butte Garden Orangerie, 300 Wakara Way. Dec. 7-8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. More info at redbuttegarden.org.
Tooele Community Marketplace • Gifts, art, crafts, jewelry, local goods, handmade items and more. Tooele Valley Wellness and Community Center, 140 E. 200 South, Tooele. Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. More info at Tooele Community Marketplace’s Facebook page.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts Holiday Market • More than a dozen local artisans will offer silk scarves, pottery, leather journals, notecards, handmade soaps, fused glass, paintings and prints, books, artisanal confections, jewelry, fiber and textile arts and more. Marcia and John Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Drive. Dec. 7-8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free parking and complimentary gift wrapping. Admission to the holiday market is free, but regular gallery admission is required. More info at umfa.utah.edu.
Holiday Urban Flea Market • The market features new, vintage and antique items, clothing, tools, kitsch, records, books, furniture, collectibles, art, toys, knick knacks, gadgets, handmade items and more, along with a variety of food trucks. The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande St. Sunday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission $2; children 12 and under free. More info at fleamarketslc.com.
Jewish Arts Festival presents the Hanukkah Market • Holiday food, books, gifts and crafts, with an emphasis on local artisans and businesses. Entertainment will include music, a magic show, a juggler and a children’s art yard. I.J. & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2 N. Medical Drive. Dec. 8, noon-5 p.m. More info at slcjcc.org.
Opening next weekend
Art Adoption • More than 40 local artists will offer artwork and handcrafted goods. Signed & Numbered framing shop, 2320 S. West Temple. Dec. 14, 6-11 p.m. Free admission.
Farmhouse Christmas Market • Christmas decor, handcrafted gifts, fashion accessories, jewelry and more. Free treats and kids craft corner. Legacy Events Center, 151 S. 1100 West, Farmington. Dec. 14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. More info at sweetbeeevents.com.
Coverage of downtown Salt Lake City arts groups is supported by a grant from The Blocks, a cultural initiative of Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County.