Holiday Arts & Crafts Shows

Explore Maryland's main streets, galleries, gift shops and holiday crafts fairs to find that perfect, one-of-a-kind, holiday gift for that someone special on your shopping list. 

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There’s no place like Maryland for the holidays! Get into the spirit of the season at these Great holiday Train Events dazzling Light Displays and Candlelight Tours, memorable Performances of holiday classics, unique Arts & Crafts Shows and spectacular New Year's Eve Celebrations.

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1 Ornament Show & Sale

Through Jan. 1, 2018
A juried show that features hand-crafted ornaments by 20 regional artists. This is the perfect place to find unique and affordable gift for friends and family. The ornaments are beautifully hung on trees displayed in the Main Gallery of the Arts Building. Visitors shop off the trees and take their purchases to the Gift Shop. The show kicks off before Thanksgiving and runs through early January. During Garden In Lights, the show is open late!
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
Solomons, Calvert County


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Location:
13480 Dowell Rd
Dowell, MD 20629
410-326-4640 x16


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Logo for the Annual Community Art Show 2017 - Focus on Art Photo By: Washington County Arts Council

2 Annual Community Art Show - Best Local Art

December 2 through January 2, 2018
Exhibit by over 20 Artists working in a wide range of mediums and dimensions with 2D and 3D artwork.  The exhibit puts the focus on talented area artists at this juried show.
Hagerstown


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Location:
34 S. Potomac St, Suite 100
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-791-3132


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3 Christmas Village in Baltimore

November 23 - December 24, 2017
Features more than 50 international vendors – located both inside a huge heated tent and outdoors in traditional wooden booths – will offer their unique gift-ware and delicious European food specialties!

Baltimore Harborplace


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Location:
501 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
443-207-6541


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4 Midnight Madness

December 7 & 14, 2017
Lights, garland, action! Historic Annapolis' shops throw open their doors in a glorified block party that is open to all. Enjoy musical performances as well as food and refreshments at many stores as you stroll along Main Street, Maryland Avenue, inner West Street, and State Circle in search of that perfect gift. Explore the uniqueness that makes downtown Annapolis special.
Annapolis


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Location:
Downtown Annapolis
Annapolis, MD 21401
000-000-0000


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5 Support Maryland Artists

The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) offers an online Maryland Artists Marketplace, a one-stop-shopping destination for unique works by Maryland jewelers, photographers, glass blowers, painters, sculptors, musicians, weavers, writers, and more. 

Chestertown River Arts Holiday Gift Show and Art Exhibition Photo By: Chestertown River Arts

6 Holiday Gift Show and Art Exhibition - RiverArts

November 22 through December 30, 2017 (check website for exact days and times)

The Riverarts Community choose the holiday season as its theme this year.  Local artists feature their favorites and even better, the artwork can be purchased.  Make someone happy!
Chestertown


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Location:
315 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620
410-778-6300


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Logo for the Charm City Craft Mafia Holiday Heap Photo By: Charm City Craft Mafia

7 Charm City Craft Mafia - Holiday Heap

December 16, 2017

This juried show features indie crafters peddling their wares for your shopping convenience. 
Even the venue is cool in Charles Village's St. John's Church.  Kids are welcome; foods are on sale too as you find one of a kind items for those special people.
Baltimore

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8 BAZAART Holiday Art Market at AVAM

November 24-25, 2017

American Visionary Art Museum's annual holiday art market returns with hundreds of original creations by more than 40 regional artists and craftspeople.  Find paintings, sculpture, paper crafts, metalwork, jewelry, textiles, mixed media, apparel, and other work that simply defies categorization.  Don't forget to visit the always amazing gift shop too.
Baltimore


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Location:
800 Key Hwy
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-244-1900


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Silver Spring Christmas Market and Holiday Craft Show

9 Silver Spring Christmas Market and Holiday Craft Show

December 9, 2017

Get your shopping list checked off at the annual Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair at Veterans Plaza.. Arts and crafts, jewelry, baked goods, body and hair care, and much more.
Silver Spring, Montgomery County


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Location:
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
703-889-0202


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10 Sykesville Holiday Marketplace - Westminster

November 25, 2017

The Sykesville Holiday Market returns to the Carroll County Ag Center with more than 180 vendors offering handmade crafts, jewelry, specialty foods, purses & bags, pet items, paper crafts, American Girl doll clothes, Santa, and much more.
Westminster, Carroll County


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Location:
706 Agricultural Center Dr
Westminster, MD 21157
443-695-4124


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Holiday Open House at Outstanding Dreams Farm Invitation Photo By: Outstanding Dreams Farm

11 Holiday Open House at Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm

November 25, 2017

Meet the friendly Alpacas and then see what their fiber can create. The Farm Store features luxurious alpaca fiber turned into unique gift worthy items such as blankets, sweaters, socks, and yarn. Many colors and weights are available and all are 100% Maryland Made.

Preston. Caroline County


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Location:
24480 Pinetown Rd
Preston, MD 21655
410-673-2002


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Featured Places
Christmas Tree image
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Location:
13480 Dowell Rd
Dowell, MD 20629
Washington County Arts Council logo
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Location:
34 S. Potomac St, Suite 100
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Christmas Village in Baltimore outdoor overview
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Location:
501 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
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Location:
Downtown Annapolis
Annapolis, MD 21401
RiverArts Chestertown logo
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Location:
315 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620
Christmas tree image
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Location:
800 Key Hwy
Baltimore, MD 21230
Christmas Market and Holiday Craft Show poster
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Location:
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Sykesville Holiday Marketplace logo
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Location:
706 Agricultural Center Dr
Westminster, MD 21157
Holiday Open House Outstanding Dreams Farm poster
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Location:
24480 Pinetown Rd
Preston, MD 21655
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