Shop Durham Holiday Markets

Shop Durham Markets are intended to highlight, promote and sell independent Durham retailers, food, and craft producers and their products.

We're kicking off Buy Local Month with the Shop Durham Holiday Market and Celebration on November 23rd! Our second market will be on December 14th at Fun Fest, following the annual holiday parade.

Vendor applications are now open! Apply below. If you're interested in both markets, please fill out BOTH applications!

Buy Local Month Celebration & Holiday Market

Saturday, November 23rd

Durty Bull Brewing Co.

206 Broadway St #104, Durham, NC 27701

1 PM- 4 PM

If you are interested in being a vendor please fill out an application via the link below. The fee for vendors is $30 and the deadline to apply is September 30th.

Shop Durham Market at Fun Fest

Celebrate the holiday season in true Durham-style! The annual holiday parade will be at 10 am followed by Fun Fest, 1 PM- 4 PM on Blackwell Street. There will be a special Shop Durham Holiday Market at Fun Fest.

Saturday, December 14th

Blackwell Street between Morehead Avenue and West Lakewood Avenue

1 PM - 4 PM

If you are interested in being a vendor please fill out an application via the link below. The fee for vendors is $40 and the deadline to apply is October 10th.

These events are part of Shop Durham's greater Buy Local Month campaign, a grassroots movement of education, events, and relationship building that promotes the many economic and societal benefits of supporting local businesses. ​

Sign the Pledge to Buy Local and shift 10% or more of your holiday spending to local businesses. We’re here to help along the way!

Particupate in Shop Independent Durham Week, which kicks off on Small Business Saturday, November 30th and runs through Sunday, December 8th. Get discounts and freebies at locally owned businesses all week long!

Bookmark and utilize the Buy Local Market Calendar, which is continuously updated throughout the campaign with new events. Get out and mingle with your neighbors, while finding one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones!

Participate in 30 days of giveaways on our social media outlets!

Look for the “Certified Local” badge in storefronts or use our Online Local Business Directory to support your neighbors this holiday season!

Want to align your business with this campaign? Contact us!