Celebrate the Holiday Season at Eastern Market

While it may feel like fall is still here in Southeast Michigan, the holiday season is right around the corner! Whether you are starting your holiday shopping bright and early, looking for a festive tree or wreath, gathering fresh ingredients for a celebratory gathering, or searching for that last-minute gift on Christmas Eve, Eastern Market has you covered with their Holiday Market season. Check out our guide below to visiting Eastern Market for the holidays.

Holiday Gift Markets

For all your gift giving needs.

  • Sunday, November 20 & 27: 10am – 4pm 
  • Sunday, December 4, 11, & 18: 10am – 4pm 
  • Saturday, December 24: 6am – 1pm 

Eastern Market’s Sunday holiday markets feature Michigan-made jewelry, art, beauty products, and specialty goods that make the perfect gift for a loved one. Searching for a last minute gift on Christmas Eve? Eastern Market is open for a last-minute holiday shopping experience.

Food for Holiday Meals

Source locally for your holiday feasts. 

  • Tuesday, November 22: 9am – 3pm 
  • Saturday, December 24: 6am – 1pm 

Looking for fresh green beans for that classic casserole? How about some local onions and carrots for the Christmas ham? Michigan-grown potatoes to make your latkes extra crispy for the final days of Hanukkah? Visit Eastern Market for holiday food shopping on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. 

You can even order online for Thanksgiving with everything from turkeys to cranberry sauce for curbside pickup on November 22nd! Click here to order. 

Trees & Wreaths 

Find the perfect Christmas tree.

November 16 – December 24: Sunrise – 8pm

Did you know you can buy your Christmas tree or holiday wreath right in the Eastern Market? DeGoey’s Flowers, Huron View Tree Farms, Tuttle’s Tree Farm, Clarence Roznowski Christmas Trees, and Roznowski’s Tree Farm are joining Eastern Market this year to offer a variety of trees and holiday greens. These vendors are open daily in Shed 6. Make sure to purchase your trees and wreaths early, as they can sell out quickly for the season! 

Regular Saturday Markets

A Detroit tradition of fresh produce and specialty goods.

Every Saturday: 6am – 4pm 

Holiday Schedule:

  • Saturday, December 24: 6am – 1pm; 
  • Saturday, December 31: CLOSED

Eastern Market continues to host its regular Saturday Market throughout the holiday season. These markets are a great place to find produce and specialty food items such as jams, chocolates, kombucha, and more. On Christmas Eve, the regular Saturday Market will also include last-minute gift items. On New Year’s Eve, the market will be closed.

We hope that you visit Eastern Market this season for all of your holiday needs! For more information on the Eastern Market holiday markets, please visit: https://easternmarket.org/public/markets/events/holiday-markets-2022

Grace Gamble is the Operations Manager at Taste the Local Difference.