9 Most Delightful Christmas Markets In Denver, Colorado

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An upscale metropolis and the capital of Colorado, Denver is a stunning American city that dates back as far as the Old West Era. It is characterized by towering buildings, iconic century-old landmarks, fascinating museums, as well as modern attractions, exquisite restaurants, and luxurious retail shops. It also offers budget hotels and vacation rentals. Popular for its delicious culinary delights, particularly, the inventions of the first cheeseburger, this city is definitely a paradise for foodies. Also while in this charming metropolis, you might want to swing by Denver Botanic Gardens and bring your loved ones to the exciting Elitch Gardens. If you happen to visit this city during the yuletide season, you will never be disappointed as Christmas festivals are a big part of the culture of Denver. For your guidance, here is a list of the most delightful Christmas markets in Denver, Colorado. Feel free to browse below.

1. Denver Christkindl Market

Denver Christkindl Market
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Is it already the season of giving–most people’s favorite season? If you happen to be in Denver during the Christmas holidays, check out the Denver Christkindl Market in Arapahoe Street and go on a delightful shopping free of all of your festivity needs. It is a bustling marketplace that sells artisan products, Christmas ornaments, and even delicious German delicacies. Complete your Denver shopping experience by watching a live performance from various local talents, playing different genres of music.

Denver Christkindl Market

Address: 1515 Arapahoe Street, Denver, CO 80202

Website: Denver Christkindl Market

Opening hours: Nov 22 - Dec 23: Sun - Tue: 11am - 7pm; Wed - Sat: 11am - 9pm

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2. Sugar Plum Bazaar

Set in Capitol City Park, Sugar Plum Bazaar is another fantastic bazaar in Denver. Here you can buy pieces of clothing, glassware, home decor, artworks, souvenirs, and delightful treats. Basically, every gift idea that you can think of is available at Sugar Plum Bazaar. It features a plethora of vendors selling different specialty products in a cool and friendly atmosphere. In this season of giving, the best way to give back to the community is by shopping locally made products and you can do so in Sugar Plum Bazaar.

Sugar Plum Bazaar

Address: 144 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80202, United States

Website: Sugar Plum Bazaar

Opening hours: Nov 23 - Nov 24: 10am - 5pm

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3. RiNo Holiday Bazaar

Looking for some things to do at Christmas? Why don’t you swing by the RiNo Holiday Bazaar and browse through the products displayed in this bustling shopping site? A total of 80 craft vendors gather in this marketplace to showcase their retail goods and made them available to the public. You can choose from various trendy clothes to buy for yourself or for someone you love. Also, your parents will appreciate some home decor as Christmas presents. Not only that, but various food trucks are also present in this bazaar. You will not get hungry while shopping. And let’s not forget about entertainment. RiNo Holiday Bazaar features weekly themed activities and daily live performances from local talents.

RiNo Holiday Bazaar

Address: EXDO Event Center, Denver

Website: RiNo Holiday Bazaar

Dates: Dec 8, Dec 15, Dec 22

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4. Holiday Horseshoe Market

On a tight budget this Christmas but still want to gift the people you love with something special? Shop affordable goods at Holiday Horseshoe Market. This charming flea market features numerous stalls that present their goods to the shopping public. Products vary from pieces of clothing to glassware, home furnishings, to paintings, handmade products, soaps, perfumes, plants, and freshly baked goodies. If you are a tourist, this bazaar is a fantastic place to immerse yourself in the city culture while supporting local vendors.

Holiday Horseshoe Market

Address: Lot G, Broncos Stadium 1701 Bryant Street Lot G, Denver, CO 80204, United States

Website: Holiday Horseshoe Market

Opening hours: Nov 30 - Dec 1: 10am - 4pm

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5. Fetch Holiday Market

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A bazaar for all ages, Fetch Holiday Market is another fabulous place in Denver to go to for your last-minute Christmas shopping. For three weeks, it is open to the public, starting November 30. The site features a laidback setting with a rustic accent and features numerous retailers that are showcasing their goods. They are proud of carefully choosing the brands to be featured in the market to provide customers one wonderful shopping experience. Some brands that are participating in the festivities this year include Eveyk, Roccia Roba, Mountain Cub, Artisans Thrive, Pet Wants Denver, Bespoke Provisions, a whole lot more.

Fetch Holiday Market

Address: Denver Sports Castle, Downtown Denver

Dates: Nov 30 - Dec 22

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6. Holiday Sweet William Market

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Open to everyone who wants to experience the yuletide celebrations in Denver, Holiday Sweet William Market is a casual market with a friendly atmosphere, showcasing a variety of vendors. It might be small in size and has fewer vendors than other markets in Denver, but it guarantees quality Christmas gifts that whoever you are going to give them to will deeply appreciate. Most of all, it’s been recognized as one of the best markets to find excellent home accessories and awarded a “Top of The Town” title by a local city magazine called 5280.

Holiday Sweet William Market

Address: 7601 E 29th Ave, Denver, CO 80238, United States

Website: Holiday Sweet William Market

Dates: Dec 7 - Dec 8

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7. Holiday Rumpus & Market

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Posted by Call to Arms Brewing Company on Sunday, 16 December 2018

A full-package festival, Holiday Rumpus & Market is a fantastic annual holiday gathering that is spearheaded by Call To Arms Brewing Company, influenced by German Christmas traditions. Here, you cannot only buy various artisan products but you can also enjoy delicious culinary delights that will treat you to a palatable adventure and chug excellent craft alcoholic beverages - the pride of Call To Arms Brewing Company - in a wonderful setting complete with all the Christmas ornaments and excellent lighting. It also features a superb live entertainment as a treat for those who are fond of live music venues. To top it all off, you can win exciting prizes by joining in the community raffle in Holiday Rumpus & Market.

Holiday Rumpus & Market

Address: 4526 Tennyson St, Denver, CO 80212, United States

Website: Holiday Rumpus & Market

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8. Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

A place where arts, cuisine, retail, and entertainment converge in a delightful bustling setting with a friendly atmosphere, Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair is an unmissable annual event in Denver. If you are into supporting local, this bazaar is the place to be as it highlights handicraft local goods and makes them accessible to the public. Mark your calendars as this two-day event featuring 150 local vendors, will open its doors to the public on December 14 to 15. Ready your shopping list and your budget for you will surely find lots of things to score here.

Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair

Address: Stanley Marketplace, Denver

Website: Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair

Dates: Dec 14 - Dec 15

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9. Holiday Art Market

Have your wallet ready because you’ll find lots of things you’ll love at Holiday Art Market. Whether you’re buying yourself some Christmas gifts or delightful stuff for the ones you love, surely Holiday Art Market has something in store for everyone. Not far from Denver, in Golden Colorado, this festive tradition takes place at Foothills Art Center from November 18 to December 29. Over 100 local artists will participate in this wonderful yuletide gathering and offer you quality crafts that you will surely love.

Holiday Art Market

Address: 809 15th Street, Golden, CO 80401

Website: Holiday Art Market

Opening hours: Nov 18 - Dec 29: 10am - 5pm

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Make the most of your Denver Christmas Holiday

Denver is a beautiful modern city that boasts a stunning cityscape and offers a plethora of tourist attractions, including shopping malls and mountain parks. It is a fabulous vacation destination all-year-round, but more so during the yuletide season as the city shines brighter and Christmas markets start to emerge from every corner of it. Use this list as your guide in planning a fantastic shopping itinerary while in Denver.

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