Head to the Short North Arts District for the Holiday Bazaar on December 1 to enjoy more than 30 artists, performers, and food pop-ups in 25 local businesses, plus the annual Deck the District Tree Lighting

The Sunday Bazaar is back for the holiday season to help you celebrate Small Business Weekend and start your gift shopping! At the Holiday Bazaar, you can shop, eat, and explore while enjoying holiday performers all along High Street, then end the day at the annual Deck the District Tree Lighting from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at Poplar Park. Stop by to kick off the holiday season and take a picture in front of our selfie-space, created by local artist Briden Schueren.

The Holiday Bazaar will commence on December 1 at 11:00am, with participating businesses featuring more than 30 experiences in and outside of their stores, including artist demonstrations, performances, pop-up vendors, bites and beverages, and more. Shoppers in the Short North Arts District will be able to identify participating businesses by spotting the red balloons during the event.

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Additionally, starting December 1 during the Holiday Bazaar, you can collect stickers when you shop at participating Short North Arts District businesses for the Holiday Shopping Trail presented by Huntington National Bank. Once you collect five stickers, redeem your Trail card at Le Meridien, The Joseph for a $50 parking meter gift card! Promotion lasts from December 1-31. Participating businesses include:

Artisan De Luxe | Columbus Running Company | Glean | Global Gifts | Happy Go Lucky | Jolie Occasions | Kilwin’s | Ladybird | On Paper | Prologue Bookshop | Red Giraffe Designs | rose bredl flowers & garden | rowe | Samson…A Men’s Emporium | Small Talk | Studios on High Gallery | The Blowout Bar | The Candle Lab | The Lamp Shade | The Optical. Co | The Paper Daisy Flower Boutique | Thread | Tigertree | Union Cafe | Vamp Official | Yelo Aple

Short North Arts District businesses participating in the Holiday Bazaar include:

Artisan De Luxe will feature a La Chatelaine Hot Cocoa Bar and 20% off  the entire store.

Columbus Running Company will feature sips and bites during the Holiday Bazaar while you shop.

Glean will host Vanessa Jean Speckman, a textural and visual artist, who will be creating custom phrases on leather ornaments, heart badges, and dog tags for customers.

Global Gifts will feature a free holiday craft-making pop-up from 11:00am – 1:00pm with the guidance from Paper Moon Art Studio! Stick around and enjoy acoustic tunes from Starlit Ways from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. Sample fair trade coffee and hot chocolate and treats all day.

Jolie Occasions will host a pop-up by The Cheesecake Girl, and Paper Betty will pop-up with an “ornament bar” featuring ornaments customized with names.

Kilwins will feature a local artist who makes and sells one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry.

Kingmakers Board Game Parlour is opening their archive of over 100 retired and excess games for you to buy, and will have a pop-up of hand-crafted, nerdy swag to prepare you for the holidays.

Ladybird will host pop-ups with Cascata and David Johnson Jewelry.

On Paper will feature a personalized note card event with graphic designer Lynsey, who will be on hand to print personalized stationery with an exclusive selection of designs.

Prologue Bookshop will have bargain books available on the sidewalk.

Red Giraffe Designs will host musician Scotty G outside of the shop, and an in-store sale of 20% off regular items and 15% off customized items. Shoppers who make a purchase will also be entered for a chance to win a $100.00 RGD gift card.

Rose Bredl Flowers & Garden will offer sips and bites during the Holiday Bazaar while you shop.

Rowe will host a holiday party with with sips and bites during the Holiday Bazaar while you shop.

SAMSON…A Men’s Emporium will host live music and have a special complimentary holiday cocktail for shoppers.

Small Talk will host local candle company Everybody Collective and its owner Mary Hall in the shop to sell her signature and holiday candles! They will also have a selection of sips and snacks.

STORE 5a will offer hot mulled cider during the Holiday Bazaar while you shop.

Studios on High Gallery will host award-winning local artists Marty Husted and Tracy Greenwalt, who will demonstrate their varied approaches to nature and design.

The Blowout Bar will have complimentary hot chocolate, a holiday music performer, and discount vouchers for January.

The Candle Lab invites Holiday Bazaar shoppers to stop by for good vibes! Dani Sage of The Good Vibes Hive, aka Modern Mystic, will be sharing her magic via $5 Tarot Card Readings. Get a reading and purchase from her collection of healing crystals.

The Optical. Co will be offering a sale on all glasses and sunglasses, as well as a free $25 gift card with every eyewear purchase.

The Paper Daisy Flower Boutique will serve cookies and punch at the Flower Bar during the Holiday Bazaar.

THREAD’s stylists are ready to get Holiday Bazaar shoppers styled for winter! THREAD will feature a pop-up with Meg’s Cookies and racks of their winter trend favorites.

Tigertree will have sips and sweets while you shop special holiday sales.

Vamp Official will have a hot cocoa bar, and shoppers can score a free pair of earrings with a $100 purchase.

Wine on High will offer 20% off retail items, a special $5 holiday cocktail, and a pop-up shop with 2 Girls with Curls.

Yelo Aple will offer a buy one, gets one 20% off special, plus mimosas and refreshments while you shop.


Download the Holiday Bazaar Map!

Holiday Bazaar is an event of the Short North Arts District, made possible with support from Global Gifts Short North, Jolie Occasions, Red Giraffe Designs, Rowe Boutique, Samson…A Men’s Emporium, Store 5a, The Blowout Bar, and Thread.