LA does all styles – from vintage to a quirky, and top designer to Boho at the various markets. The range of goods is diverse but one common denominator is the various global cuisines – all deliciously tasty and washed down with beverages ranging from cocktails to smoothies, craft beers. and wine. Kids have not been forgotten at the markets where Santa makes an appearance at most of them and activities have been laid on to get youngsters into the spirit of making with art and crafts, or simply creating a new identity through face painting, or tucking into the Reindeer Tracks Sundae at McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams at the Grand Central Market.
About: The pop-up market will be on the South Patio near the white Christmas tree and has secured L.A.’s most sought-after artists and artisans for the stalls. There will be live entertainment and free activities for kids. Food trucks and a craft beer garden for shoppers to complete the scene. Do remain for the tree lighting on December 1.
When: Saturday, December 1 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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About: A holiday market is so much fun as you get to meet friends, hang out over some hot chocolate, and you never know what amazing find you will make from among the 400 or so artists and designers who have unique items for sale. A DJ provides the festive music and there will be some free drinks and snacks. A kids’ play area clinches it for those with families.
When: December 1 – 2, from10:00 am to 5:00 pm both days.
Contact: via website.
Cost: $15 general admission.