While it may only be November it’s never too early to start celebrating winter, the holidays, and all the cheer and joy that comes along with the festivities. Giftgiving is always fun but the best gifts are always the ones with meaning and the Wintry Market provides just that.

The Wintry Market, Handmade for The Holidays, makes its return for the 12th year in a row. If you haven’t heard of this iconic event you should be prepared for the best indie art/craft show in the Treasure Valley. The Wintry Market is the best place to get handmade gifts for the upcoming holiday season. Food & Wine magazine even named it the best holiday bazaar in Idaho as well as one of the best in the West in Sunset Magazine.

This upscale event features the best art, craft, and design from all over the West. Artists from Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Arizona will all be coming to Boise to show off their craft in the biggest market yet. Over 175 artists will all be coming together for two days of amazing one-of-a-kind designs. Not only will the market feature amazing crafts there will also be food, coffee, non-alcoholic, and alcoholic drinks.

What To Expect From The Wintry Market.

Be prepared for the biggest market yet!

For those interested The Wintry Market will be hosted in downtown Boise at the Grove Plaza on Friday, Nov 17th from 4-9 pm and Saturday, Nov 18th from 10 am to 6 pm. Entry on Friday is $10 and is good for both Friday and Saturday and entry on Saturday is $5. Children who are 12 and under get in for free! You can either get your ticket in advance and buy it at the door where they accept both cash and card.

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Gallery Credit: Michelle Heart

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