Grand Central Market | Events | Third Annual Holiday Marketplace | Kick off the holiday season with Grand Central Market on Saturday, December 3th and Sunday, December 4th at our Third Annual Holiday Marketplace featuring a pop-up village of local artisans and purveyors. From 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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Third Annual Holiday Marketplace
December 03, 2016

Kick off the holiday season with Grand Central Market on Saturday, December 3th and Sunday, December 4th at our Third Annual Holiday Marketplace featuring a pop-up village of local artisans and purveyors.

From 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. retail and culinary pop-ups will transform the Market's Hill Street platform into a festive emporium for all your holiday gift shopping. Pop-up participants include Birch & BoneBrown Bag Books, Courage & Craft, Farm LA, Hedley & Bennett, Ink + Smog, Knead & Co. Pasta Bar + Market, Los Angeles County Store, MADE by DWC, M.Greenwood Jams, Paper Pastries, Spread the Love: Peanut Butter, Ursa Minor Handmade and YA Living

Grand Central Market eateries will be joining in on the festivities with delicacies of the season such as holiday breads from Clark Street Bread, potato knishes from Wexler’s Deli, tamales from Chiles Secos, smoked beef rib from Horse Thief BBQ, butternut winter clam chowder and iced sugar cookies from Bombo, holiday on a hoagie sandwich from Belcampo, rotisserie chicken from Bar Moruno, artisanal food gift baskets from DTLA Cheese, and specialty chocolate boxes, fruitcakes and peppermint bark from Valerie Confections Bakery & Café.

Market guests can get creative by decorating freshly-baked gingerbread men on Sunday, December 4 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. when Valerie Gordon of Valerie Confections and special guest bakers -- Evan Kleiman (KCRW “Good Food”), Hedy Goldsmith (Sweet Hedy) and Rose Lawrence (Red Bread) -- present a Cookie Party & Bake Sale.

Throughout the day, the Market will also play host to a number of special musical guests, including the Grammy-nominated California Feetwarmers, steel drumming, a klezmer band, carolers, among others. And be sure to stop by the Los Angeles Times front-page photo booth on Saturday and Sunday between 10 am - 3 pm for a free souvenir pic and a copy of Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants of 2016.

Last but not least, on both Saturday and Sunday the Market will host a meet-and-greet with Santa Claus from 1 -3 p.m. and ornament making with Little Junebugs from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m



12 – 2 p.m.: The Other Reindeer Carolers

3 – 4 p.m.: Klezmer Band

5 – 6 p.m.: Tres Souls

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.: Marley Otto 


12 – 2 p.m.: The Other Reindeer Carolers

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.: Steel Drums 

7 - 9 pm: California Feetwarmers 

Media sponsor Los Angeles Times

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