This Weekend's Holiday Market Triple Threat Will Be Festive AF
Hanukkah has started. Christmas is mere weeks away. You, however, have yet to complete your shopping. The massive discounts of post-Thanksgiving sales may have passed, but the busiest holiday market weekend of the year is upon us. Here are the pop-ups that should be on your weekend to-do list.
- Heath Ceramics Make Good Market, December 9-10 (10am–5pm Saturday, 10am–3pm Sunday). Step inside Heath's factory (2900 18th Street) and meet over 25 of the ceramics brand's designer and maker friends—including Rockyt favorites Aplat, Future Glory, and Jacob May. While you shop for gifts, enjoy show and tells of the making process: from woodworking and leather painting to candy-making, ceramic throwing and sewing. Tartine Manufactory and a handful of Heath's favorite food vendors will gather with nibbles ready to gift. The market is free and open to the public.
- Vas + Susan + Friends, December 9-10 (11am–6pm). Vas Kiniris, of Zinc Details, and Susan Kim of My Dear Tejas, have teamed up to to host a holiday market at 1633 Fillmore Street. Shop for one-of-a kind goods from their select group of 20-plus Bay Area artisan makers and designers, and connect with the people behind their favorite products. In addition to the organizers' brands, local vendors include Millie|Lottie, Elizabeth Street Cosmetics, Piece x Piece, and more.
December 9 (12pm–6pm). If you support female entrepreneurs, this is your chance to put your money where your mouth is. Style Lounge Events is bringing more than 40 local independent woman owned and operated businesses for this curated shopping event. Vendors at the show will be selling everything from apparel, jewelry, artisanal food, art, home goods, and more. This event will take place in the historic Women's Building, 3543 18th Street.
If the markets alone weren't enough, local artist Aleksandra Zee is popping up at The Reformation (914 Valencia) on Friday, December 8 from 5–7 pm. It's the perfect setting to both grab a dress for your weekend holiday party and order custom wood art.
Already bought gifts for all the good folks on your holiday shopping list? Well, that seems like the first-rate planning that deserves a little treat yo'self reward.