It’s time to start thinking about CHRISTMAS SHOPPING! In addition to shopping small in our quaint independently owned boutiques on and around the Hill Country Mile, Boerne boasts a vast assortment of markets that will present shoppers with everything from farmers market fare to handmade one of a kind crafts. Mark your calendars for these upcoming shopping events!
Regularly Scheduled Market Events
Boerne Market Days
Every 2nd Weekend, Main Plaza (100 N. Main St.): You know and love them because they happen like clockwork every month. During the holiday season expect to see Main Plaza packed with booths on the 3rd weekend in December as well for even more festive shopping fun!
Every 3rd Saturday, 10-4 pm, The AgriCultural (102 City Park Rd.) :New to the open-air market scene, The AgriCultural has added a monthly market featuring booths with 100% handcrafted goods to their calendar of events.
Z’s Artisans Craft Market
Every 4th Friday, 6-10 pm, Z’s Wood Fired Pizza (118 Old San Antonio Rd.): In addition to fabulous pizza and beer, Z’s has started a regularly scheduled market featuring live music and a line up of booths with quality artisan goods.
Guadalupe River Market
Thursdays, 4-8 pm, Tusculum Brewing Co. (236 S. Main St.): Head to the Hill Country Mile, grab a beer, and peruse this market that regularly offers products like baked goods, infused cooking oils, handmade candles, body products, canned goodies, jewelry, CBD products, and more.
Farmers Market at the Cibolo
Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm, Historic Herff Homestead (33 Herff Rd.): Boerne’s longest-running farmer’s market is located under the giant oaks at the Historic Herff Farm and Homestead, where guests can expect to find great products like fresh eggs, baked goods, produce, handmade gifts, and more. While you are there, take time to explore the educational gardens and historic house that the Herff family once called home.
Special Market Events
Virtual Fall Boerne Handmade Market
November 4-24 on Facebook: BHM is traditionally held in the spring and fall every year. This fall the market is trying something new and will be hosting a virtual market via an open Facebook Group. Makers will be posting their products each day and you will be able to purchase directly from them. Talk about a great way to support small businesses.
Sip and Shop Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 28, The Roundup Music Venu. Enjoy brunch, cocktails, and live music while shopping one of a kind vendors at this fun event. Get a head start on all your holiday shopping needs while supporting small businesses.
Old West Christmas Light Fest
Thursday-Sunday, November 26-December 20 and Monday, December 21-Friday, December 25, Enchanted Springs Ranch (242 SH-46 W.): A true Texas Christmas experience filled with family fun and loads of twinkling lights awaits guests to the ranch. Mosey on over to the Mistletoe Market inside the Silver Spur Saloon to shop for unique treasures for loved ones (or maybe yourself) for Christmas. Pre-purchase tickets to the fest online now!
Christmas on the Ranch
November 27-December 24, Don Strange Ranch (103 Waring Welfare Rd.): Meander through the lights in your vehicle or on a family hayride to the Christmas Vendor Village located in the Kendall Creek Events Center. A variety of vendors will be there selling wares perfect for folks on your Christmas list. In addition to shopping for Christmas gifts, expect to find food trucks, a beverage bar, live entertainment, and SANTA! Tickets are available to pre-purchase online now!
Written by: Tori Bellos, Marketing Specialist