If you’ll be in Sunriver between Thanksgiving and the end of the year, the odds are you may have a few names on your list still needing gifts. In Sunriver, and throughout Central Oregon, local artists, makers and small businesses work hard on their crafts and the holidays bring many opportunities to discover your new favorite maker. We love attending the different holiday bazaars and markets throughout Sunriver and Central Oregon and wanted to share a few can’t miss events this season.
Holiday Markets in Central Oregon
Sunriver Holiday Market
Saturday, November 26 – 9am – 4pm
Sunday, November 27 – 10am – 4pm
Homestead Ballroom at Sunriver Resort
If you’ll be in town Thanksgiving weekend, don’t miss the two-day Sunriver Holiday Market with 40+ local vendors. On Sunday, attend the special Story Time with Santa at 12pm. Browse handmade products from a variety of vendors and kick off the holiday season by supporting local Central Oregon makers and small businesses.
Magical Markets of Merriment
Saturday and Sunday, November 26 and 27 – 10am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4 – 10am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11 – 10am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday, November 17 and 18 – 10am-5pm
Somewhere That’s Green, Bend
Everyone’s favorite indoor plant shop hosts their annual “Magical Markets of Merriment” four weekends in a row, which means no matter when you visit Central Oregon over the holiday season, you’ll be able to support locals. In addition to local vendors, meet Father Snow, shop treats from the Trolley Lady and sip hot chocolate and cider. The plant shop itself will also be open.
Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11 – 9am-5pm
The Warehouse, Bend
Craft-O is one of Central Oregon’s largest holiday makers markets. Located at The Warehouse, shop wares from dozens of local vendors. The vendor lineup is rounded out by local wine, spirits and beer purveyors bringing limited editions of special holiday bottlings as well as wine, cocktails and beer to be sipped as you do your shopping.
Midtown Yacht Club’s Holiday Maker’s Market
Saturday, December 17 – 12-5pm
Midtown Yacht Club, Bend
Grab lunch from the food carts at Midtown Yacht Club, voted Best Food Cart Lot by Source Weekly readers in 2022, and browse 20 local vendors. There’s a gift for everyone – from visual art to concrete planters, jewelry, clothing boutiques and sweet treats. Treat yourself to one of the dozens of beers on tap, finish out your holiday shopping and enjoy good conversation by the fire pits.
Celebrate Central Oregon Artisans
Central Oregon is filled with amazing makers and small businesses, which makes it easy to support our community. Giving a unique, handmade gift beats another tie or robe any day of the week and we’re proud to support Sunriver’s artists and makers. Get to know Central Oregon’s extensive community of artisans this holiday season. No matter when you come visit us in Sunriver, there’s a holiday market or two planned that will guarantee smiles when the wrapping paper is torn off.
Have you reserved your holiday vacation rental in Sunriver yet? Hurry before all of our homes are booked for the 2022 holiday season. Keep an eye on Facebook for last minute cancellations and availability.
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