Christmas is just around the corner and while we couldn’t be more excited for all of the yuletide carols and holiday decorations, shopping for presents is a bit anxiety-inducing. There are just so many relatives and friends to think about, how can you possibly satisfy everyone on your list without losing your mind in the process?
Fortunately, holiday pop-up shops exist to make your Christmas shopping a much more enjoyable experience and you can find unique gifts that may not normally be on the market. Check out one of these temporary retail spots near you and thank us later.
1. Holiday Pop-Up Market at the Hawthorne (Boston)
Vendors that can be expected at this year’s holiday pop-up series are R. Murphy Knives, My Urban Kitchen, Ooh Jacquelina, Stow Vintage, Brown & Coconut, and MORE.
Location: 500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
2. Buy Me Brunch Pop-Up (NYC)
Buy Me Brunch is a clothing line based out of Austin, Texas that makes all kinds of hilarious apparel. “Some of them are funny shirts, some of them have words, all of them are awesome drinking shirts.”
Location: 171 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012
3. PDX Pop-Up Shops (Portland)
This year’s PDX lineup features local shops such as Faith Hats, Via Raiz, Blanchet House of Hospitality, and MESO.
Location: 606 S.W. Ninth Ave., 606 S.W. Ninth Ave., Portland, OR 97205
4. Poptopia Holidays (Charlotte)
The pop-up shopping experience will feature 20 local retailers including Kendra Scott Jewelry, Porsche Design, and Potts Chocolate to name a few.
Location: 220 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202
5. Cincy Pop Shop (Cincinnati)
The 2016 vendors at the building at Fifth and Vine streets include; Barcode Glam, Chapeau Couture Hats, Davis Cookie Collection, Flying Pig Marathon, Jenco Brothers’ Candy, The Sarah Center, and Tronk Design.
Location: 441 Vine St # 32, Cincinnati, OH 45202
6. Holiday Pop-Up Shops in Midtown (Oklahoma City)
Operating for its 5th year, the Holiday Pop-Up Shops in Midtown showcase more than 40 retailers including one of Oklahoma City’s oldest businesses.
Location: Northwest of downtown Oklahoma City
7. The Peoples Gas Holiday Market (Pittsburgh)
The 5th Annual Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ reinvents a cherished European tradition in Downtown Pittsburgh that mixes international flair with local charm. “Visitors experience a one-of-a-kind holiday shopping village as they stroll through an illuminated Market Square, weaving through Alpine-style wooden chalets, brimming with high-quality gifts.”
Location: Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh
8. Row DTLA (Los Angeles)
This 30-acre project will include well-known retailers such as American Apparel, Splendid and Ella Moss headquarters.
Location: 777 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90021
9. Dwell With Dignity (Dallas)
This brand new pop-up shop in Dallas is part of the Jingle Dwell Party, a 12-day shopping event produced in partnership with Holiday Warehouse. The event is said to highlight some of Dallas’ top designers, including Doniphan Moore, Denise McGaha, and Jan Showers.
Location: 1444 Oak Lawn Ave., Ste. 545 Dallas, TX
10. Holiday House (Detroit)
This year’s pop-up in downtown Detroit will feature 10 businesses including a coffee shop and several local eclectic retailers.
Location: 1001 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226