From KSQ to Malvern and Media, these great holiday markets feature local vendors, food and drinks.
Main Line Tonight’s Holiday Fun Guide
Compiled by Main Line Tonight editors
Holiday markets are a local tradition! We love strolling through picturesque farms glowing with holiday lights while we sip hot cider – and shop! This December is jam packed with great markets from Glen Mills to Kennett Square, Malvern to Media and Ardmore. Here’s our top 10 list of the must-visit holiday markets!
Thornton Farmers Market: On Fri. Dec. 2 from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m., the Inn at Grace Winery hosts the annual Thornton Farmers Market. Enjoy wine, beer and light fare from Grace Winery in the beautiful, restored barn while shopping unique items from more than 25 local artisans. Free admission, free parking. The Inn at Grace Winery, 50 Sweetwater Road, Glen Mills
Kennett Square Holiday Village: Local artisans, ice sculptors, live music and amazing food and drink from The Creamery make this one of the best, most fun markets in the region. Presented by Kennett Collaborative, the market is held Sat. Dec. 2 and Sun. Dec. 3, and Sat. Dec. 10 and Sun. Dec. 11. The Creamery of Kennett Square, 401 Birch Street, Kennett Square
Holiday Village DelCo: On Dec. 2, this vendor village at Rose Tree Park in Media opens for the season. Sure to be as big a success as its first year, the holiday village will be packed with food, drink and gifts from local shops and restaurants. Holiday Village DelCo starts Dec. 2 and is open the next two weekends. Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Road, Media
PurEnergy: Holiday energy will be in full force for PurEnergy’s annual sip and shop. More than 30 local vendors sell their handmade goods, food and refreshments are served – and there are free fitness classes throughout the evening. 21 Plank Ave., Paoli
Sycamore and Stone’s Holiday Pop-Up Market: Head to Jeff Devlin’s new Sycamore and Stone Farm for what’s sure to become a wonderful tradition. Vendors will feature pottery, gifts, paintings, and more – while the barn will showcase home décor and curated goods. Grab some hot cocoa, warm up around the fire pits and tour the farm while you shop. Registration is requested. 1251 Conestoga Road, Chester Springs
Winter Wonder Farm: On Sun., Dec. 4 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Gateway HorseWorks opens its magical Malvern equine facility for a fun, family-friendly holiday event with holiday music, pictures with ponies, craft vendors, hot cocoa, and cookies. Admission is free, but registration required. 2045 Union Hill Road, Malvern
Ludington Library Holiday Craft Fair: On Sun., Dec. 4 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m., more than 20 vendors will showcase handmade goods ranging from jewelry, pottery, knitted items, wood crafts, glass crafts and more. 5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr
WinterFest Market: 2SP launches its inaugural holiday market on Sat., Dec. 10. The market features local vendors, food trucks and a new specialty beer from 2SP Brewing Company. 120 Concord Road, Units 101-104, Aston
Havertown Holiday Festival: Don’t miss Havertown’s first holiday festival on Sat., Dec. 10! Celebrating Christmas, Hanukah, and winter fun, the festival includes costumed characters (Santa, Elsa, Buddy the Elf, Olaf), live holiday music, dancing, story time and crafts for kids, food vendors, beer & hot adult drinks, a holiday marketplace, an ice sculpture demonstration, tree lighting, a lit menorah and much more.
Ardmore Music Hall: Local vendors, live music, beer and brunch make the Funky Brunch & Market a holiday favorite for families with kids of all ages. The event is free, but registration is required. 23 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore
Want more holiday fun? Read our guide to Small Business Saturday and our all-local gift guide!
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