Are you needing an extra bit of inspiration for your Christmas gifts but can’t bear the though of the big Christmas markets. Well, i have a few hints for the next few weeks whether you want art, alternative, handmade or where you can have a Christmas tipple while you shop…
Do your friends stink? Then give them a subtle Christmas hint with a bar of soap. Circle soaps are hosting a small market with various items from Zurich based companies only.
Thursday - Sunday 11am, Münsterhof, 8001
Second up, Piccolo Giardino are hosting their very own Piccolo Mercato. They’ve got clothes, jewellery and other delights on sale in a convivial and cozy atmosphere. Shop whilst drinking a delicious Rosé mulled wine.
Saturday 2:30pm, Piccolo Giardino, Schoneggplatz 9, 8004
Also on Saturday, Kraftwerk are hosting a Christmas market with, well…pretty much what everyone else offers. Jewellery, arts and crafts and homemade Christmas cards are all on the list.
Saturday 11am, Kraftwerk, Selnaustrasse 25, 8001
If you are looking for vintage or second hand clothes then second hand store Marta are opening their doors this Sunday with plenty of stuff to sift through whilst enjoying a glass of prosecco or a chai.
Sunday 11am, Marta, Brauerstrasse 58, 8004
Do your loved ones require food for the soul? I know mine do! In that case head down to the Ziegel Oh Lac at Rote Fabrik. They’re hosting a Christmas art market this Sunday.
And to finish off, Halle 622 in is the host venue for the Heilige Bimbam Christmas market which boasts of being a creative and alternative market. As usual there will be lots of things to buy, drinks and live music but one thing that really caught my eye was the clothing collection for the refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos. Please give generously.
Thurs 19th - Sun 22nd, Halle 622, Therese-Giehse-Strasse 10, 8050
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