The chilly months mean twinkling lights, hot chocolate, and shopping. The best way to grab gifts for the special people in your life (or for yourself) is with a cozy holiday market.
We’ve got the best holiday markets in Los Angeles that focus on everything from Italian cuisine to music and everything in between!
With nearly 100 years of experience under their belt, the Original Farmers Market at The Grove has been putting on one of the best Holiday Markets for quite a while. And with live music, youth performances, arts & crafts, puppet shows, strolling carolers and much more, this year is no exception!
- Sundays – Thursdays @ 10am – 8pm
- Fridays & Saturdays @ 10am – 9pm
- December 24th @ 10am – 6pm
- Closed on December 25th, except for:
- Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf @ 7am – 5pm
- Du-par’s Restaurant and Pie Shop @ 6am-8pm
- December 31st @ 10am – 6pm
- January 1st @ 10am – 9pm
Note: Merchant hours vary. Call individual merchants to confirm hours.
With its picturesque fields of lavender and olive groves 123 Farm is a great visit any time of the year. But you definitely don’t want to miss this spot during the holidays, where the fields are illuminated with countless lights and there’s plenty of food and drinks to enjoy.
There’s also horse-drawn carriages, s’mores, Santa photo-ops, and local vendors at its quaint holiday market.
When: Now through January 8th @ 5pm – 10pm (closed Tuesdays)
Grand Central Market has an awesome array of vendors offering everything from BBQ to jewelry, and they’ve got a lot of exciting surprises for the holidays. Throughout all of December there’ll be Santa meet and greets, activities for the kids, workshops, live music and entertainment, and more!
When: Now through December 31st @ 8am – 9pm
The Silverlake Flea in Echo Park features all sorts of goods, from rare vinyls to vintage clothes and everything in between. Some of the best independent LA vendors can be found at Sivlerlake Flea, and they’re coming back on the very first day of the new year. You can help them break in 2023 by supporting local sellers!
When: January 1st @ 9:30am – 4:30pm*
*the market’s normal hours are Saturday from 8:30am – 3:30pm and Sunday from 9:30am – 3:30pm.
5. This Is Your Last Weekend To Get Unique Holiday Gifts For The Plant Parents In Your Life At South Coast Botanic Garden
You don’t even have to be a plant fanatic to appreciate a nice leafy gift, and South Coast Botanic Garden has you covered. The staff has specially curated a selection of bulbs, seasonal plantings, containers, bonsai starter kits, ornaments, magnets, and more to choose from at the Holiday Shopping kiosk in Palm Circle.
Even South Coast’s Director of Living Collections has contributed to the curation, so you know you’re getting the best of the best.
When: Now through December 24th @ 8am – 5pm
Holiday Road LA is a family-friendly nighttime experience that puts you on a walking journey past massive, illuminated decorations. Along the way there’s cocktails, food, photo ops with Santa, and even face painting. There’s also the Winter Market, where you can pick up something magical for yourself or your loved ones!
When: Now through December 27th @ 5pm – 8pm
Of all the holiday markets in Los Angeles, this one one is definitely the most Italian.
For the foodie on your list, stop by the third floor of Eataly. It’s got almost every tasty bite you could imagine, including deserts, meats, cheeses, truffles, and more. You can also grab a themed gift basket or customize your own—the possibilities are endless!
When: Now through December 24th @ 8:30am – 9pm*
*the market will close early at 6pm on December 24th