Popup season is upon us, and it's pretty packed this year. Take the five popups below and tack on Urban Craft Uprising's winter show this weekend, mail-order gifts from MakrBox, and more trunk shows and events, and you have all the right resources to shop local for your entire gift list.
Mark your calendars for the events below and stay tuned, we'll be bringing you more popups, gift picks, and holiday must-haves throughout December.
WHERE: Glass Box Gallery (831 Seattle Blvd S)
With a focus on vintage wares, handmade jewelry and home goods, this Tuesday-evening popup features over 25 vendors. Shop the vintage collection from recently closed Far 4, Irene Wood's History and Industry jewelry line, Fruitsuper Design, unique pieces from The Highway Thrifters, and more more more.
WHEN: Stop by on Tuesday, December 2 from 5 to 9.
WHERE: Camerich by Alchemy Collections Showroom in Pioneer Square (909 Western Ave)
For the second year in a row, local e-shop Craft and Culture carts out its goods for an IRL showroom popup and party. The four-day event brings in the online store's lineup of local names like Wyatt Orr, Blackbird, and Silvae, plus other innovative brands and accessories designers.
The popup also serves as a launch party for the third edition of Craft and Culture's in-house magazine, Ledger, a compilation of stories and images highlighting their favorite brands and makers. Party with C and C on Friday night from 7 to 11 with drinks provided by Hilliard’s and Rachel’s Ginger Beer.
WHEN: Thursday and Friday, December 4 and 5 from 12 to 7, and Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7 from 11 to 8.
WHERE: 95 Yesler Creative Studios
Local blogger Cassandra Lavalle of Coco + Kelley hosts weekend full of art and wares from local brands and stores like E. Smith Mercantile, Joanna Morgan, MakrBox, Shamila Fine Jewelry, Victory Garden Yarn, and more.
Looking to up your holiday game even more? Sign up for a wreath design workshop with local floral and event designer McKenzie Powell ($125, includes all materials), or Gift Wrap 101 with Marabou Design ($25). Register for the December 6 classes online to ensure a spot.
WHEN: The popup kicks off on Thursday, December 4 with an opening party from 5 to 10. Shop all day on Friday, December 5 from 12 to 7 (enjoy happy hour from 5 to 7). On Saturday, December 6 the popup is open from 10 to 7 with drinks, small bites, and workshops throughout the day.
WHERE: King Street Supply Co. in the International District (666 S King St)
Head south of Pioneer Square this weekend for the King Street Makers Market, a three-day popup that gathers 40-plus local designers, brands, makers, et al. The event includes woodsy furniture from Plank and Grain; jewelry by Rachel Ravitch and Joanna Morgan; cards and paper goods from Correspondence Press; and giftables from brands like Fruitsuper Design, Ladies and Gentlemen Studio, Garden Bon Bons, plus lots more.
WHEN: Friday, December 5 through Sunday, December 7 from 10 to 8 each day.
WHERE: Westlake Center
After the success of last year's rotating popup, American Express and Delta are back with a seasonal popup, this time in a tented space outside of Westlake Mall. The popup runs from November 29 through December 24. (Open weekdays December 1–12 from 10 to 9, December 15–23 from 9 to 9; Saturdays 9 to 9; shorter hours on Sundays; Christmas Eve from 9 to 5.)
December 6 to 12
Shop treats from A la Mode Pies, toys from Clover, footwear from Market Street Shoes, plus other sweets and gift items.