Best Holiday Markets In DFW

Best Holiday Markets In DFW


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With the holidays rapidly approaching, the search for unique, personal gifts is ever present. Here are a few places you might want to look to when finding that special gift for the holiday.

Ornament Extravaganza
Kittrell Riffkind Art Glass
5100 Beltline Road, Suite 510
Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 239-7957

Dates: Nov. 15 – Dec. 31, 2014

If decorating your tree is on your holiday to do list, then a visit to Kittrell Riffkind Art Glass is in order. Kittrell Riffkind Art Glass holds its annual ornament extravaganza. Glass works of art created by over 70 artisans, depicting traditional as well as whimsical figures, are for sale. The majority of the pieces offered are one-of-a-kind. This is one of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit.

‘Tis The Season Holiday Craft Show
3200 Petty Place
Ft. Worth, TX 76116
(417) 230-6886

Date: Dec. 6-7, 2014

‘Tis The Season Holiday Craft Show is a foodie find coupled with handmade crafts. The Finish Line Campgrounds (next to the Texas Motor Speedway) is the venue for this event. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, vendors will be on site selling their wares that just need a coat of wrapping paper and then are all set to put under the tree.

Happy Holidays Gift Market
Arlington Museum of Art
201 W. Main St.
Arlington, TX 76010

Date: Dec. 6-7, 2014

The Arlington Museum of Art invites artisans and collectors for a huge holiday shopping event. Three floors of the Museum will offer vintage and handmade items for sale. Knitwear, paintings, woodwork, antiques and fused glass are part of the many items included in this holiday event. On December 6, shoppers can enjoy the Arlington Holiday Lights Parade.

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Randy Brodnax & Friends
Sons of Herrmann Hall
3414 Elm St.
Dallas, TX 76226
(903) 852-3311

Date: Dec. 12-14, 2014

For over 35 years, Randy Brodnax, a clay potter, has brought together artisans and craftspersons from all over the country for a weekend holiday market. Pottery, glasswork, jewelry, sculpture, paintings and handcrafted wearable art are all for sale. Plus, with the holiday chill in the air, nobody wants to shop on an empty stomach. Brodnax serves his special Louisiana stew to the shoppers.

Deep Ellum Outdoor Market
2800 Main St.
Dallas, TX 75224

Date: Dec. 20, 2014

For an opportunity to get out in the brisk air and shop, the Deep Ellum Outdoor Market provides that experience. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the 2800 block of Main Street between Malcolm X and Crowdus near Downtown Dallas, handcrafted treasures from vendors and those who sell vintage apparel and accessories along with the small business entrepreneurs of the area display their goods in the final market of 2014.

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Robin D. Everson is a native Chicagoan who resides in Dallas, Texas. Her appreciation for art, food, wine, people and places has helped her become a well-respected journalist. A life-long lover of education, Robin seeks to learn and enlighten others about culture. You can find her work at