Holiday Markets and Open Houses across the Midlands of SC

Fall Back Festival West Columbia

Friday Nov 4

The annual event hosts new artists and new murals each year, promising a unique experience only attending the event provides. The shops stay open late to sip, dine, shop, and stroll along State Street in West Columbia enjoying the cozy ambiance created by the café lights hung across the street.  5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Details here.

Holiday Soiree

Friday and Saturday Nov 4-5

Come out and enjoy Cocktails and Charcuterie from 2pm til closing with Wingards Market. There will be musical guests and special giveaways at our Holiday Open House! More here.

Mistletoe Market

Friday and Saturday Nov 4-5

This market features local shops and vendors offering fashion, food, beauty, and home decor. 5062 Augusta Road in Lexington. More here.

KC Habitat Holiday Market

Saturday Nov 5

Kershaw County Habitat for Humanity is hosting its second annual holiday market from 9am – 2pm with a variety of crafters and vendors. Food trucks and live music. Old Farmer’s Market location, 638 Rutledge St, Camden. More here

St. Anne’s Parish 7th Annual Shopping Extravaganza

Saturday Nov 5

Holiday shopping from vendors, crafters, and collectible dealers! Located in Sumter. 10am – 8pm. More here.

Christmas Sip and Shop

Saturday Nov 5

Sip & Shop with Mimosas. Wine & Chocolate! Held at Farmhouse Market and Antiques in Lexington. More on Facebook.

Holiday Market at Village at Southlake

Saturday Nov 5

Fun day in Lexington with local vendors and residents. Great time to pick up gifts for the holidays. More on Facebook.

Santa’s Craft Fair

Saturday Nov 5

Let’s kick off the holiday season together with crafts, gifts, and pictures with Santa at the Oak Grove Community Center in Lexington! He’s making his first appearance of the holiday season and he’d love to see you there! Check out more on Facebook.

Autumn Art Faire

Saturday Nov 5

50+ fine art & fine crafters; potters, jewelers, photographers, sculptors, painters, etc. will exhibit at this one-day affair, outdoors on the grounds of the Robert Mills House at 1616 Blanding St. Website.

Christmas in the Carolinas

Saturday and Sunday Nov 5-6

Come Join us at The SC State Farmers Market at 3483 Charleston Hwy in West Columbiafor an amazing weekend full of family fun! Crafts, food, music and lots of family fun.
Free admission and free parking. More on Facebook.

Artisans Market at Sesquicentennial State Park

Sunday Nov 6

Enjoy a day filled with art, food and music set. Shop for a range of unique, locally made arts and crafts like ceramics, jewelry, fine art, photography and more. 10am – 4pm.  Details here.

Devine Day / Night Out

Thursday Nov 10

Stores stay open late for a festive way to kick off shopping. 5pm – 8pm. Details Here.

Santa Brunch & Craft Fair

Friday and Saturday Nov 11 – 12

An annual event benefitting the White Knoll HS bands. Lexington Municipal Center. Friday craft fair is 6pm – 9pm and Saturday it’s from 9am – 2pm. Food, music and more fun, Brunch with Santa.  More on Facebook.

Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic

Friday – Sunday Nov 11-13

Pottery, jewelry, clothing, glasswork and specialty handcrafts from artisans around the country. SC Fairgrounds. Details here.

Ole Patchwork Fall Gathering

Saturday Nov 12

Free farm event. Local artisans, crafts, and items made from scratch. Enjoy lunch at the farm, music on the grounds, and demonstrations. Patchwork Farm in Saluda.    Facebook.

6th Annual Chapin Bands Holiday Market

Saturday Nov 12

Join us for the 6th annual Holiday Market provided by Chapin Bands. Shop our great variety of vendors and prepare for the holidays, all while supporting fundraising efforts for the band. More on Facebook.

Antique and Art Holiday Open House

Saturday Nov 12

Get into the holiday spirit at the Holiday Open House hosted by the antique stores of Downtown Camden! Find lots of holiday items and décor, fantastic gift ideas for everyone on your list, and of course, great sales! More info.

Annual Christmas Arts and Craft Market

Saturday – Sunday Nov 12 – 13

Featuring over 100 of the best local crafters, small business direct sellers and retail businesses. Free admission and parking. SC State Farmers Market. Sat 9am-4pm Sun 12pm-4pm. More on Facebook.

Holiday Gift Fair

Monday Nov 14

Come do some holiday shopping and support the LMC Volunteer Auxiliary at the same time! We will have lots of great books, electronics, kids’ gift items, gadgets, home decor, Foozy Socks, and MUCH MORE. We will be in the Lexington Medical Center Lexington lobby from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Details on Facebook.

Holiday Open House & Gift Shop Sale

Tuesday Nov 15

Looking for Lake Murray gifts for your friends and family this holiday season? Look no further! The Lake Murray Country Gift Shop has you covered with Lake Murray merchandise ranging from t-shirts to home decor and more! New holiday items featuring the popular “Tis the Season to be Murray” slogan will be in stock on t-shirts, greeting cards, and kitchen towels. Grab these items quick, as they sell out fast! More here.

Vista Lights

Thursday Nov 17

More than 60 galleries, shops, and restaurants open their doors to showcase their holiday treasures and delicious dishes.  More here.

Mistletoe and Merlot

Thursday – Friday Nov 17-18

Get a Head Start on your Holiday Shopping! Join us for our Annual Mistletoe and Merlot Holiday Shopping Event at Newberry Hall in beautiful downtown Aiken. The event will feature over 40 vendors offering handmade and boutique items. Find something for everyone on your shopping list! More here.

54th Annual Gem and Mineral Show

Friday – Sunday Nov 18-20

Jewelry, beads, loose stones, fossils, minerals, gold, silver, & tools for sale.  Geodes sold & cut. Exhibits & lapidary demonstrations. SC amethyst on display. Fun for everyone. Details and savings coupon here.

Holiday Market at Crooked Creek Park

Saturday Nov 19

This annual indoor holiday craft show is held inside the gym at Crooked Creek Park in Chapin. Shop for unique items, hand-crafted by a small group of local artists! Free admission. 8:30am – 2pm.  More here.

7th Annual Newberry’s Favorite Holiday Market & Craft Show!

Saturday Nov 19

Get a head start on all your holiday shopping from over 60 talented artists, crafters, and small businesses from all over the Midlands! Jewelry, home decor, food, gifts, books, bath and body products, unique one of a kind gifts, cakes and treats, toys, and much more! Details on Facebook.

Holidays and Hope Stop and Shop

Saturday Nov 19

Radius Church in Lexington. Local vendors to shop from as well as food trucks! Creation Station for kids (free). Collecting donations for Salvation Army of the Midlands. More here.

Holiday Vendor and Craft Fair

Sunday Nov 20

Local vendors, crafters, artists, and consultants with everything you need to prepare for the holiday season. Whether you are looking for decor or gifts for everyone on your list- grab a cocktail and shop with the best views in Columbia at Stone River in West Columbia. More on Facebook.

Jamil Shriners Craft Show

Saturday Nov 26

80 LOCAL Vendors! Handmade Christmas gifts, ornaments, floral arrangements, wood carvings, wood toys, leather goods, on-site monogramming, and more. $2/adult, children free. More here.

SHOP Small Saturday in Winnsboro

Saturday Nov 26

think BIG, SHOP small!! When you shop from a small local business, you are supporting your neighbors, your friends, your community. Not to mention the unique and truly special gifts you’ll find for your loved ones & family this holiday season. Please join the local merchants and the Fairfield Farmers & Artisans Market in Winnsboro, SC on SHOP small Saturday, November 26, 2022 from 9:00am – 2:00pm. More on Facebook.

Christmas Craft Fair

Thursday – Friday Dec 1-2

Join us at the Icehouse Amphitheater Pavilion for a Christmas Craft Fair featuring fresh produce + unique gifts + local vendors + food + more! Info.

21st Annual Holiday Sale

Thursday – Saturday Dec 1 – 3

Join us this year for our 21st Annual Midlands Clay Arts Holiday Sale, and find unique pieces for your home, friends, and family! Local ceramic artists showcase their sculptural, functional, and whimsical wheel thrown and hand built ceramic art. More on Facebook.

Junior League of Columbia Holiday Market

Thursday – Sunday Dec 1 – 4

Each year, thousands of shoppers visit the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to find the perfect gifts from nearly 170 merchants. The event is a fundraiser that supports the Junior League’s mission of helping children and families in the Midlands. Details.

Christmas Craft Show

Friday and Saturday Dec 2-3

The show in Aiken features handmade crafts and goodies made by talented artisans from across the Southeast. There is sure to be something for everyone’s style, taste, and budget. The Christmas Craft Show is also a great place to shop for your holiday gifts and décor. Get the details here.

Camden Arts Center Holiday Market

Friday Dec 2 – Sunday Dec 11

Featuring works by local craftsmen and artists, new and established, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. More info here.

Prosperity Holiday Shopper’s Walk

Saturday Dec 3

Small town shopping, street vendors, merchant drawings, art contest, entertainment, Santa on Main Street and Town Tree Lighting. More on Facebook.

Christmas Wonderland in Camden

Saturday Dec 3

Shop the local, independently-owned boutiques, galleries and merchants throughout Downtown Camden as we get into the Christmas spirit! More here.

Country Christmas Trunk Show

Saturday Dec 3

Old McCaskill’s Farm near Camden is hosting its 13th Annual Country Christmas Trunk Show. Come shop with us for Christmas! Lots of vendors will be scattered throughout the farm. It’s going to be a great day! More here.

Santa’s Market Craft Show

Saturday Dec 3

Enjoy the sights and delights of the holiday season at this annual event featuring unique gifts, charming decorations and one of a kind crafts. Held indoors at Seven Oaks Park in St. Andrews. More here.

Tinsel Town Market

Saturday Dec 3

From 9am – 2pm, this market will feature 80 vendors, crafters and food trucks! Held at Lake Murray Presbyterian Church at 2721 Dutch Fork Road in Chapin. A joint project of Girl Scout Troops 760 and 29036. Please bring a gift for the Tweens and Teens Gift Drive (suggestions: hair ties, make up, craft supplies, gift cards, sports items and games).

Holiday Market

Sunday Dec 4

From Noon until 4pm, over 30 vendors will offer pottery, crafts, paintings and baked goods, plus there will be Food Trucks there. Santa Claus will also visit from 1pm – 3pm! Held at Central Park in the Greenhill Parish neighborhood off of Spears Creek Church Road in Elgin. 201 Longfield Lane, Elgin SC 29045.

Ivy House Holiday Market

Saturday Dec 10

Our 70+ vendors will have their booths overflowing with holiday cheer, GIFTS GALORE, collectibles, home decor, art, jewelry, clothing, furniture and much more!! Ivy House on Two Notch Road in Columbia. Facebook.

Craft Shows at Lexington Co. Leisure Centers

Saturday Dec 10

Local and regional Christmas craft shows. Come enjoy entertainment, door prizes and shopping.
Canned food donations are accepted to benefit Lexington County Meals on Wheels. Details.

Harborside Lights Festival & Holiday Crafters Market

Saturday Dec 10

See light displays plus over 50 Crafters and Vendors are gathering for the Annual Harborside Lights Festival & Holiday Crafters market in Lake Carolina. This event will run from 3-8pm and is sure to satisfy craft & holiday shopping lovers! More here.

2nd Annual Irmo Holiday Market

Saturday Dec 10

From 11AM-6PM in the Irmo Community Park. We’ll host plenty of local businesses who will be sharing their products and services with the public…perfect for your Holiday shopping! Bring the family and enjoy activities for kids, live music, face painting, bounce houses, meet our Irmo First Responders and get your picture taken with Santa all while shopping LOCAL! More here.

NoMa Warehouse Holiday Market

Thursday – Saturday Dec 15 – 18

A 3-day holiday market full of Columbia’s best local vendors, delicious food, hot chocolate, spirits, live music and entertainment, and all of the holiday cheer you can imagine, including visits and photos with Santa! This year’s event will be indoor and outdoor and will feature live action drama and music! Free to attend! More on Facebook.

2nd Annual Holly Jolly Stop and Shop

Saturday Dec 17

Held at Radius Church, Lexington, this market will feature vendors indoors and outside, food trucks and activities for children. More here.

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