As the holidays approach, it’s time to shop for everyone on your list. Friends, family, co-workers — you want to find something unique for the special people in your life. But you don’t want to get something typical or boring. You want local, handmade gifts that showcase Southern Oregon’s talented artisans.

In the next few weeks, the valley will host numerous holiday bazaars and markets filled with handcrafted items, gourmet goods, and much more. You’re guaranteed to find a heartfelt gift for the special people in your life.

16th Annual Holiday Market

Jackson County Expo, Central Point

The Southern Oregon Holiday Market is the largest holiday artisan and craft fair in Southern Oregon. You will find treasures created by local artisans, crafters, businesses and home-based entrepreneurs. Each product is lovingly made and uniquely done.

The tradition of the market started in 2006, and the Seven Feathers Event Center still hosts more than 170 artisan and craft vendors. They will have over 200 booths with one-of-a-kind handmade gifts and delicious treats!

Nov. 12-13, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., & Nov. 14, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Talent Holiday Market

Talent Elementary School, Talent

This year, shop small at the Talent Holiday Market. There will be amazing treats from local food trucks, as well as numerous artisan vendors. Handmade crafts and goods abound at this friendly local market.

You and the family will love exploring each booth, and discovering the perfect gift. Whether it’s for someone on your shopping list — or a treat for you! — you will find something special at this market, all while supporting local businesses and artisans.

Nov. 27-28, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Applegate Holiday Market

15100 Highway 238, Jacksonville

This is the first annual Applegate holiday market, which highlights a European-style Christmas celebration. You will explore numerous vendors showcasing awesome food, crafts and much more. There will also be a photo booth with Santa, kids games, German gingerbread cookies, and hot chocolate (with a special version for the adults!). Visit the beautiful Applegate River Lodge and celebrate the holiday season while getting all your shopping done and supporting local businesses.

Dec. 11-12, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Shop Small & Support Community

This year, you have endless opportunities to shop local for the holidays. Bazaars, markets, fairs — there’s so much happening as the season gets into full swing. Support local Southern Oregon businesses and find beautiful, artisan gifts you know were handmade with care.