The holiday season is upon us and citizens are eager to find opportunities to shop for their loved ones this Christmas! Here’s a quick guide for Excelsior Springs residents to shop local and shop small by purchasing from our community pop up holiday markets!
Kilgore Vintage + Design’s Hitch Lot Vintage Experience
November 16 4pm-9pm
November 17 9am-7:30pm
November 18 9am-4:00pm
Join Kilgore Vintage + Design and Barnhouse Vintage Market where they will be gathering inside Two absolutely beautiful shop spaces downtown, over 30,000 sq. ft. of some of the most amazing treasure hunting you will be experiencing. Some of your best in vintage local owned small business! These souls will be bringing a bit of it all. European, Americana, primitive, rustic farmhouse, Industrial, Mid Modern, Architectural salvage and more.
Excelsior Springs Christmas Committee’s Mistletoe Market
November 18 – 10am-5pm
Kick off the holiday season in Downtown Excelsior Springs! Knock out some of your holiday shopping while you browse booths of local artisans and vendors! Join us at the Montgomery Event Venue on Saturday, November 18th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
If you are interested in setting up a booth you can reserve your space at VisitExcelsior.com
FREE Holiday Open House with The Grinch at Wild Bunch
November 19, 2023 – 12pm-7pm
Come meet the grinch at Wild Bunch’s Holiday Open House! They will be open from 12pm-7pm for sales and deals!
The Grinch will be with them from 2pm-4pm.
They say, “Bring your kiddos or Fur babies for some great pictures and stay for the amazing shopping!! Lots of Vendors will be having sales, too!”
Excelsior Springs School District’s 2nd Annual Holly Days
November 21, 2023 from 3:00pm-7:00pm
Join the school district for some holiday shopping with over 50 vendor booths promising to be in attendance. They will also be hosting a wide variety of food trucks. Teachers and VIPs only will be allowed entry from 2pm-3pm and then the market will be open to the public from 3pm-7pm. The event promises to have teacher giveaways, live music, activities for kids from 3pm-6pm, prizes for holiday attire, and an appearance by Santa!
For more information, reach out to Dr. Christen Everett at email@example.com. Please mark your calendars for a great way to support local businesses/entrepreneurs, and to kick off the holiday season!
Moments and Memories Small Mall
December 1, 2023 – 6pm-8pm
December 2, 2023 – 11am-6pm
215 Spring Street, Excelsior Springs
Moments and Memories invites the littles to shop the Small Mall this year! This event gives children the opportunity to shop for presents with their own personal Elf for their loved ones. Their gifts will be wrapped at purchase. Parents will be able to shop upstairs at Vendor Booths!
Excelsior Springs Farmers Market’s Christmas Market
December 2, 2023 from 9am-1pm
Join the Farmers Market in their new home at the Hitch Lot (400 South St) on December 2nd from 9:00am-1:00pm for local vendors and gifts!
ES Community Center and Parks and Recreation’s Holiday in Whoville
December 16th – 9:30 AM
Location: Excelsior Springs Community Center
Registration: Only $10 per person
Join ESPR & ESCC for a whimsical holiday event that will transport you to the enchanting world of Whoville. Get ready to make unforgettable memories with the one and only Grinch and his Whoville friends at our “Holiday in Whoville” morning!
Get ready to immerse yourself in a day of festive fun with a fantastic lineup of activities for all ages:
- Meet and Greet with the Grinch: Don’t miss the opportunity to meet the Grinch himself! Take photos, share laughs, and maybe even convince him that the true spirit of the holidays is worth celebrating.
- Whoville Breakfast: Enjoy a delightful Whoville breakfast, complete with scrumptious treats that will leave your taste buds singing with joy.
- Whoville Crafts: Get your creative juices flowing with a variety of Whoville-themed craft stations.
- Whimsical Games: Join in on the fun with a selection of entertaining games that will challenge your Whoville spirit.