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Holiday Markets in North Carolina

Author: North Carolina Arts Council

Want a surefire way to get into the holiday spirit and #shoplocal for the holidays?  

Holiday arts markets are one of the best ways to see and support the work of local artists and artisans! Below are just some of the events taking place around the state in November and December 2023.

If your county isn’t listed, be sure to check out our Local Arts Council directory to find more local events and information.

County Event Dates
Ashe County West Jefferson Christmas Crawl December 1, 2023
Beaufort County Arts of the Pamlico Annual Holiday Shop December 9, 2023
Cabarrus County Kannapolis Holiday Market November 26-28, 2023
Carteret County Arts Council of Carteret County Holiday Art Walk December 7, 2023
Carteret County Holiday Bazaar at the Carolina Artist Gallery December 7, 2023
Caswell County Caswell Arts Holiday Artisan and Makers Market December 2, 2023
Cherokee County Cherokee County Arts Council Holiday Market December 2, 2023
Cleveland County Cleveland County Arts Council: “Handmade for the Holidays” gift gallery November 16 - December 23, 2023
Graham County Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center Arts and Crafts Drive-About Tour November 24, 2023
Guilford County GreenHill Center for NC Art Winter Show December 3, 2023 – February 17, 2024
Guilford County High Point Arts Council Merry Makers Market December 10, 2023
Orange County Solstice Lantern Walk in Hillsborough December 21, 2023
Pitt County Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge Gallery and Art Center Holiday Artist Market November 17 – December 22, 2023
Wake County Holiday Artisans Market in Wake Forest December 2, 2023


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