Looking for that one-of-a-kind holiday gift? Love browsing craft fairs and seeing handmade Christmas decorations?
During November and December, Lakeland, Winter Haven, and Polk County host an abundance of annual holiday markets and craft fairs to find those unique Christmas gifts your friends and family will love. Plus you can get your Christmas shopping done while you shop local and support makers from Lakeland and Central Florida.
First Friday, Downtown Lakeland Christmas Market, Haven Holiday Market, Winter Haven Craft Fair… the list goes on and on with plenty of arts and crafts events to choose from. Head to one of these community holiday events to find a great gift, decorations for your Christmas tree, listen to live music, eat at a local food truck, and celebrate the most wonderful time of year. Enjoy a day or an evening in Downtown Lakeland, Central Park in Winter Haven, or other festive locations across Polk County!
Event Vendors – if you are interested in being a vendor at these events, click through to the event details and look for the link to the organizer’s website to find Christmas craft fairs near you. (We are not the host of any of these events – this is a community calendar of events)
A full list of Lakeland craft fairs and local events can be viewed on our Calendar Page.
Featured Events – Holiday Christmas Shopping
2023 Christmas Markets Near You + Holiday Craft Fairs
Upcoming Farmers Markets + Monthly Vendor Events
We have a weekly Farmers Market in Lakeland and Winter Haven, plus other Farmers Markets around Polk County during the month. While these events aren’t specifically Christmas-themed, you can still find vendors selling Christmas items, home and holiday tree decor, and other handcrafted gifts for the holiday season.
Interested in having your holiday event included here? Submit a listing or contact us for details.
Christmas Events + Holiday Activities
Check out our Ultimate Guide to Christmas Events + Holiday Activities to find more things to do including Neighborhood Christmas Light Displays, FREE Christmas Events, Santa Photos, Christmas Parades, and more.