Shop Till You Drop In North Houston And Beyond
By Melanie Saxton
On the hunt for holiday treasures? There are plenty to be found in North Houston and beyond.
It’s a wonderful time of year for festive gifts, décor and more. Read ahead to find one-of-a-kind wares at fun holiday markets, craft shows and specialty vendors in and around the area. Shop close to home or visit locales “up the road” just in time for the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. In case of cancellations or changes in time or location, be sure and check websites before you head out.
Cypress & Klein Area
Wunderlich Farm Old Fashion Christmas Market, Dec. 5
Farm market vendors, the best craft vendors from the area, and great German food. 18218 Theiss Mail Rt Rd., Klein. kleinhistorical.org/christmasmarket
Christmas Wonderland Market, Champion Forest Baptist Church, Nov. 13-14
Make plans to come early, shop all day and enjoy lunch at one of several food vendors. More than 150 vendors from across Texas and other states are featuring distinctive handcrafted gifts, delicious desserts, fabulous fashion items and much more. Register for door prizes donated from each vendor and get all your Christmas shopping finished by the time you leave. 15555 Stuebner-Airline Rd., Houston.
championforest.org, search for Wonderland Market
Cyfair Holiday Extravaganza — The Mistletoe Market, Nov. 22
Shop over 150 vendors offering women’s and children’s boutique clothing and accessories, jewelry, gourmet foods, home and holiday decor and much more. The Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Rd., Cypress. Look for the event page on facebook.com.
Ravensway Bazaar, Nov. 13-14
Come ready to shop at 45 vendor booths and enjoy great food. Ravensway Clubhouse, 12750 Jarvis, Cypress.
The following CFISD high school FFA groups are featuring unique items such as home décor, toys, gourmet food, apparel and accessories — just in time for holiday shopping. Some have more than 200 craft show vendor booths with a tremendous variety of gift items for purchase.
Cy-Woods FFA Fall Craft Show, Oct. 31-Nov. 1
Cypress Fairbanks Exhibit Center at 11206 Telge Road. Search on the event name for details.
Jersey Village High Holiday Gift and Craft Show, Nov. 7-8
Cypress Fairbanks Exhibit Center,11206 Telge Road. jerseyvillagecraftshow.com
20th Annual Langham Creek Market and Craft Show, Nov. 13-14
Cypress Fairbanks Exhibit Center at 11206 Telge Rd. Look for the event page on facebook.com.
3rd Annual Cy-Falls Craft Show, Nov. 20-21
Cypress Fairbanks Exhibit Center at 11206 Telge Rd. cyfallsffacraftshow.webs.com
Cy-Fair FFA Country Christmas Craft Show, Dec. 5-6
Cypress Fairbanks Exhibit Center at 11206 Telge Rd. cyfaircountrychristmas.org
Cy-Creek Cougar Christmas Market, Dec. 13-14
Cypress Fairbanks Exhibit Center at 11206 Telge Rd. cycreekffaboosterclub.com, click on Cougar Christmas Market.
German Christmas Market and Festival, Dec. 11-13
An estimated 175 remarkable street vendors will line Market and S. Walnut Streets in Tomball selling German Christmas items, arts and crafts, and more. Visit the “Weihnachtshaus” inside the Community Center at 221 Market Street at the corner of Cherry Street filled with German clothes and souvenirs for sale. Old Town Tomball near the Historical Train Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm. tomballgermanfest.org
“Dreaming of a White Christmas” Vintage Market Days NW Houston, Nov. 13
This pop-up marketplace brings the vintage experience to you with a wide range of vendors, antiques, collectibles, furniture, accessories, clothing, vintage inspired jewelry, handmade good, monogrammed and labeled items, and specialty foods at the Waller County Fairgrounds, 22000 Fairground Rd., Hempstead.
2015 Mom’s Holiday Market, Oct. 31-Nov. 1
Need holiday gifts for coworkers, family members or friends? Start your shopping at Raveneaux Country Club located at 9415 Cypresswood Dr., Spring.
St. Ignatius Women’s Club Annual Holiday Bazaar, Nov. 7
Craft items galore. St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church social hall and Christus center at 7810 Cypresswood Dr., Spring. silcc.org/events
Immanuel United Church Annual Fall Craft Fair, Nov. 14
Festive and exceptional craft wares and fare in Old Town Spring. 23501 Border St. at Spring Cypress Rd., Spring. immanuelspring.org
13th Annual Dickens on Cypress Creek “A Victorian Christmas Market”, Nov. 20-21
Shop with Victorian flair at 76 indoor and 10-plus outdoor vendors for quality merchandise, antiques, collectibles, crafts and food. Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center, 6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring.
CyFair Sugar Plum Holiday Market, Nov. 21
Shop more than 110 vendors offering home decor and accessories, jewelry, boutique women’s and children’s clothing, gourmet food items, holiday decor, and more. The Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress/West Rd.
Look for the event page on facebook.com.
2015 Home for the Holidays
Enjoy a month of fun at Historic Old Town Spring from Nov. 21-Dec. 21. This is a shopping haven of twinkling lights with more than 140 shops filled with gifts for your holiday shopping needs. Join the fun, sponsored by the Old Town Spring Preservation League.
oldtownspring.com, click on events
Junior League Holiday Market, Nov. 19-22
Kick off with an evening Preview Party on Thursday, Nov. 14, which not only allows exclusive shopping access but also features food and drinks, a live band and silent auction. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, 1601 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands. jlholidaymarket.org
Arts in the Park, Nov. 7
Enjoy an afternoon with family and friends at Rob Fleming Park. Local artisans are on site with handmade works of art, such as photography, jewelry, paintings and clothing items. 6005 Creekside Forest Dr., The Woodlands. visitthewoodlands.com
Craft Circle Masterpiece Gala 2015, Nov. 21
This 35th annual event hosted by the ladies of The Woodlands United Methodist Church offers beautifully handcrafted works of art including floral arrangements, needlepoint and cross-stitch. The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center, 2301 N. Millbend Dr., The Woodlands. thewoodlandsumc.org, search on the event name.
Lighting of the Doves and iWow, Nov. 21
Enjoy the ninth annual International Winter on the Waterway and 33rd annual Lighting of the Doves featuring vendor booths, live music, international food and entertainment, snow play areas, appearances by Santa and a fireworks display, weather permitting. Town Green Park along The Woodlands Waterway, 2099 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands. thewoodlandscvb.com
Fair Trade Global Market Sale, Nov. 20-22
Mark your calendars for a fun, stress-free shopping experience at the Fair Trade Global Market Sale at the Hands of Faith Fair Trade Store located inside Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 3801 S. Panther Creek Drive. The market will be held on Friday, Nov. 20 from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. until noon. Fair Trade means your holiday shopping dollars skip the middleman wholesale providers and go directly to disadvantaged communities worldwide to support lives, end exploitation and build independence. Browse the shelves stocked with coffee, chocolate, jewelry, paper goods, home décor, scarves, clothing and purses while sipping a beverage and nibbling treats. lordoflifefairtrade.com
West Hill Mall Holiday Arts & Craft Show, Dec. 4-6
Find everything you need for the holidays from wood signs to jewelry to crocheted items by local artisans. 2 Financial Plaza, # 690, Huntsville.
westhillmall.com, click on Events.
Huntsville for the Holidays, Dec. 4-6
Enjoy the Christmas Fair, parade, Winter in the Park, historic home tours and other family activities in Holly Jolly Huntsville downtown square.
Conroe And Montgomery Area
Canton in Conroe Holiday Craft Show, Nov. 7
Wilkinson Elementary offers arts and crafts to your heart’s content. 2575 Ed Kharbat, Conroe.
6th Annual Montgomery Shopping Extravaganza, Nov. 7
Hosted by the Montgomery Intermediate School PTO, more 700 visitors attended last year. Crafts, homemade goods and a little bit of everything for the holidays. Lake Conroe Event Center, 19785 Hwy. 105, Montgomery. mispto.com, click on Shopping Extravaganza.
Montgomery County German Nutcracker Market, Nov. 14
Shop 120 vendors offering women’s and children’s boutique clothing and accessories, jewelry, gourmet food items, home and holiday décor and much more. The Lone Star Convention & Expo Center, 9055 Airport Rd., Conroe. Look for the event page on facebook.com.
P-6 Farms Fall Festival, Nov. 14
Shop the Country Store and enjoy concessions, a corn maze and outdoor fun. 9963 Pooles Rd., Montgomery. p-6farms.com/plan-a-visit
Montgomery County Mistletoe Market, Dec. 5
Arts, crafts, jewelry, décor and more for the Christmas holidays. The Lone Star Convention & Expo Center, 9055 Airport Rd., Conroe.
Look for the event page on facebook.com.
Texas Renaissance Festival, Through Nov. 29
The festival features 400 shops with some of the finest works of artists, artisans and merchants, as well as live demonstrations of glass blowing, weaving, pottery making and blacksmithing. 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission (south of the Montgomery/ Conroe/Plantersville area).
Holiday Shopping Roundup! – November 2015
Category: Shopping in Cy-Fair