13 Incredible Christmas Markets Only in Utah

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Written by Kellianne Matthews

Published: December 4, 2023

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Get ready to be transported to a magical winter wonderland! Utah’s Christmas markets are the epitome of festive joy and enchantment. The many charming local shops are filled to the brim with handcrafted gifts and delectable gourmet treats, bringing your senses to life with delightful aromas. But where can you find this magical holiday shopping experience? Here are 13 incredible Christmas markets only found in Utah

1. Christkindlmarkt

Christmas Market at Opernpalais at Mitte in Winter Berlin

The Christkindlmarkt even in Utah will make you feel like you’re in Germany for Christmas!

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The ultimate German Christmas extravaganza, Christkindlmarkt brings a uniquely German-flavored holiday spirit to Utah with more than 90 vendors providing delicious goodies and unique gifts for everyone on your list. In addition to shopping, this market also offers a wonderful lantern parade, a live nativity experience, and a special visit from St. Nikolaus!

  • November 29 – December 2
  • This is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Avenue Salt Lake City, UT 84108

2. Craft Lake City Holiday Market

top view of florist hands making Christmas wreath on wooden tabletop

There are many amazing homemade gifts you can get at Utah’s Christmas markets.

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With more than 120 amazing vendors from Utah, amazing performers, and delicious food, the Craft Lake City Holiday Market is one of the best. Located at the historic Ogden Union Station, the market also includes free admission to the Kimball Car Museum, the Browning Firearms Museum, the Eccles Rail Yard, and the Utah State Railroad Museums. 

  • December 2 
  • Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Avenue, Ogden, UT 84401

3. Dickens Christmas Festival

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The Dickens Christmas Festival is patterned off of the style of Olde London.

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Located in sunny St. George, the Dickens Christmas Festival is one of a kind. Not only will you experience the ultimate Christmas shopping experience, but this market will make you feel like you are walking through the streets of London during the Victorian era with vintage booths, fortune tellers, Olde English shops, royalty, costumes, and Father Christmas!

  • November 29 – December 2
  • Dixie Convention Center, 1835 Convention Center Dr., St. George, UT 84790

4. Red Butte Garden Holiday Open House & Art Fair 

Bed of flowers in the gardens inside Red Butte garden in the heart of Salt Lake City, UT

Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake contains many beautiful native plants.

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If you’re looking for some truly unique holiday gifts, then head over to Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City, where you’ll find the Red Butte Holiday Open House & Art Fair. Plus, it’s the perfect opportunity to support local artists and find unique treasures. Once you’ve explored the Art Fair, don’t forget to step outside and take a walk through the sleeping winter garden. 

  • December 7th and 8th
  • Red Butte Garden Richard K. Hemingway Orangerie
  • 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

5. Crazy Daisy Christmas Show

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The Mountain America Expo Center provides a warm and dry indoor shopping experience.

Held at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy, the Annual Crazy Daisy Christmas Show is one of the biggest Christmas markets in Utah. There are more than 220 small businesses, and the first 50 shoppers receive a fun gift bag full of goodies. In addition, there are several DIY classes, giveaways, and plenty of local entertainment.

  • December 8th and 9th 
  • Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S State St., Sandy, UT 84070

6. UMFA Holiday Market

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Homemade goodies make great Christmas gifts.

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At the UMFA Holiday Market (put on by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts), you’ll find all kinds of special and unique gifts for Christmas. There are many handmade items from artisan chocolates and soaps to jewelry, paintings, and ceramics. 

  • December 3rd and 4th
  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Marcia and John Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

7. The Hive Market SLC

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There are two different locations for shopping at The Hive Market.

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If you’re looking for locally-made gifts for the holidays this year, then head on over to The Hive Market. There are two different locations this year, with one in Salt Lake City’s Trolley Square and one in the Park City Outlets. The market runs from Black Friday through Christmas. 

  • Monday through Sunday from Black Friday weekend through Christmas. 
  • Trolley Square, 602 E 500 S #D109, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
  • Park City Outlets Mall, 6699 N. Landmark Dr., Park City, UT 84098

8. Utah Art Market

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The gifts you’ll find at the Utah Art Market are all one-of-a-kind.

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The Utah Art Market is a holiday tradition that has been going on for nearly 30 years! Artists throughout the state of Utah showcase their incredible works, each piece with its own unique and funky flair. Everything here is one-of-a-kind, from original paintings to fine art prints, candles, jewelry, home decor, and baked goods. 

  • November 29th through December 16th
  • High Point Center, 7880 South 1300 East, Sandy, UT 84094

9. Winter Farmers Market

Cute toddler girl with mother on Christmas market. Funny happy kid taking gift from bag of Santa Claus.

The Gateway is an outdoor shopping mall in Utah.

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With over 60 amazing vendors, there is sure to be plenty of crafty goodies and delicious fresh food at the indoor Winter Farmers Market. In addition to locally grown produce, eggs, meat, cheese, chocolates, and baked goods, you’ll also find many unique holiday items. The best part is that shopping at the Winter Farmers Market not only provides high-quality products but also contributes to the sustainability of the community!

  • Saturdays from November 12th through April 15th
  • The Gateway, 400 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

10. Winterfest Art Jubilee

Homemade Christmas Gingerbread House displayed on a table. Christmas tree lights in the background.

The Annual Gingerbread Festival is an extra treat.

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A celebration of creativity and craftsmanship, the Winterfest Art Jubilee showcases an incredible assortment of affordable and unique handmade items from talented artists and artisans all across the state. And if you want some extra holiday fun, you can also check out the Annual Gingerbread Festival!

  • November 17th through December 23rd
  • *Gingerbread houses on display from December 2nd through December 9th.
  • Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main St., Bountiful, UT 84010

11. Art Haus Christmas Market

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Students and teachers create spectacular gifts for you to purchase at the Art Haus Christmas Market.

The Art Haus Christmas Market allows you to meet the talented artists behind the magic of the Art Haus. They have poured their heart and soul into creating beautiful and unique handmade gifts, from intricate pottery pieces to stunning drawings and paintings. You can support these amazing student artists by purchasing their crafted handmade gifts. 

  • December 9 (RSVP on the website)
  • 177 E. 900 S. Suite G, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

12. Salt & Honey Market Holiday Makers

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Running for seven incredible weeks, the Salt & Honey Holiday Market is a dazzling holiday pop-up that will blow your mind. It is filled with handcrafted treasures, each one unique and one-of-a-kind. Whether it’s beautifully crafted jewelry, hand-painted artwork, or carefully handmade trinkets, you’ll find something that speaks to your individuality and style. There are three different locations, with more than 250 vendors that rotate through each. 

  • November 11 through December 31
  • 926 East 900 South Salt Lake City, UT 84105 
  • Fashion Place, 6191 S State St Suite 1980, Murray, UT 84107
  • 90 SW Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

13. Holiday Urban Flea Market

Market booth with objects at a weekend flea market.

You never know what special treasures you might find at Utah’s Holiday Urban Flea Market.

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Set up in a yard sale-like style, the Holiday Urban Flea Market in downtown Salt Lake City is a hidden gem for Christmas shopping. You can find all kinds of unique items here, from vintage antiques to handcrafted creations. 

  • December 10th 
  • 112 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Incredible Christmas Markets Only in Utah

Christmas MarketDatesWhere
ChristkindlmarktNovember 29 – December 2Salt Lake City
Craft Lake City Holiday MarketDecember 2Ogden
Dickens Christmas FestivalNovember 29 – December 2St. George
Red Butte Garden Holiday Open House & Art FairDecember 7 – 8Salt Lake City
UMFA Holiday MarketDecember 3 – 4Salt Lake City
Crazy Daisy Christmas ShowDecember 8 – 9Sandy
The Hive Market SLCMonday through Sunday from Black Friday weekend through Christmas.Salt Lake City and Park City
Utah Art MarketNovember 29 – December 16Sandy
Winter Farmers MarketSaturdays from November 12 – April 15Salt Lake City
Winterfest Art JubileeNovember 17 – December 23Bountiful
Art Haus Christmas MarketDecember 9Salt Lake City
Salt & Honey Market Holiday MakersNovember 11 – December 31Salt Lake City and Murray
Holiday Urban Flea MarketDecember 10Salt Lake City


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About the Author

Kellianne Matthews is a writer at A-Z Animals where her primary focus is on anthrozoology, conservation, human-animal relationships, and animal behavior. Kellianne has been writing and researching animals for over ten years and has decades of hands-on experience working with a variety of different animals. She holds a Master’s Degree from Brigham Young University, which she earned in 2017. A resident of Utah, Kellianne enjoys creating, exploring and learning new things, analyzing movies, caring for animals, and playing with her cats.

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