From market to market: Boston’s best holiday pop-up shops, artisan gatherings and craft fairs – Metro US

From market to market: Boston’s best holiday pop-up shops, artisan gatherings and craft fairs

From market to market: Boston’s best holiday pop-up shops, artisan gatherings

Get ready to the deck those halls with the unique creations of some of Boston’s most talented artisans. Here’s a roundup of the many holiday markets to take over the Hub this holiday season

Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza: Starting Dec. 2, grab your skates and head to City Hall Plaza to check out Boston Winter, an urban outdoor festival with something for everyone. Glide along the city’s only free-flowing skating path, or snag some gifts from the European-style holiday market selling handcrafted gifts. And when you’re shopped out, head to the Urban Lodge for hot cocoa, beer and wine. You’ll be singing those carols in no time. While the holiday market will be open until Dec. 31, the rink and Urban Lodge will remain open through February. (City Hall Plaza)

Lark Hotels’ Holiday Pop-Up: Here’s your chance to check out some of the coveted designs from the many Lark Hotels, including some from the forthcoming Hotel Salem. Everything from the luxurious bed sheets to the bath amenities will be available for you to order at the push of a button. Grab a slice of each hotel’s unique design from Dec. 13-18. (The Shop at 144 Newbury St.)

E-Som Holiday Market: It wouldn’t be Somerville without some local, artisan goods! On Dec. 3 and 10. from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., head to La Brasa where local vendors will share their wares that include jewelry, ceramics, cards and leather goods. And here’s a bonus: Cocktails by Phillips Distilling Co. will be made on the spot. (La Brasa, 124 Broadway, Somerville)

MassArt Made Holiday Sale: Purchase unique, quality artwork created by MassArt students and alumni. Handmade items range from hand-blown glass, ceramics and painting to jewelry and more from Dec. 4-10, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (MassArt Tower Building Lobby at 621 Huntington Ave.)

Eastie Holiday Makers Market: Head through the tunnel to check out some of Eastie’s independent artisans at this small market, as they sell their creations in the lobby of the neighborhood’s newest luxe residential building. Dec. 4, 11 and 18; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (The Eddy, 10 New St., East Boston)

Holiday Pop-Up Market at the Hawthorne: One of your favorite Kenmore Square cocktail bars just launched a holiday pop-up series featuring a variety of local vendors to kick off the holiday shopping season. You’ll find everything from homemade soaps to jewelry, and of course a seasonal libation or two. Dec. 5 and 12, 5-7 p.m. (The Hawthorne, 500 Comm. Ave.)

Holiday Artisan Market: It’s gifts galore at the Arsenal Project in Watertown. On Dec. 17 and 18 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., a bevy of artists will take over the Innovation Space to offer everything from woodwork and textiles to art and candles. (The Arsenal Project, 485 Arsenal St., Watertown )

SoWa Boston’s Winter Festival: SoWa’s not just for summer! From Dec. 2-4, the iconic SoWa Power Station will serve as home base for the area’s best artisans and specialty food vendors. Sip specialty winter cocktails from Area Four as your peruse. 5-9 p.m. on Friday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. (540 Harrison Ave.)

Holidays on the Green: The 12th annual holiday celebration will take place in Plymouth on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Chill with Santa or get your shop on at the Pinehills Village Green Shop or Holiday Artisan Market. Don’t miss the tree lighting or the furry friends at the Reindog Parade! (The Village Green at The Pinehills, Plymouth)

Row 34 Holiday Pop-up: Duck inside Row 34’s Cooler Room to check out creations from Fort Point artists and even some of the restaurant’s staff members. Goods include cashmere, glass jewelry and ceramics. Dec. 4, 11, 16; 4-6 p.m. (Row 34, 383 Congress St.)