Just what can you expect to find? Look for late-season produce, meats and cheeses, wreaths and Christmas trees, baked goods, and locally made gifts—from handmade crafts to clothing and even recycled bicycles.
Asheville City Market
Dates: Saturdays November 27 and December 4, 11, and 18 (closed November 20 for parade)
Time/Venue: 10 am-2 pm; 161 S Charlotte
Sample Offerings: Christmas trees and wreaths, holiday baked goods, and late-season vegetables. Live music November 27 with Red Hot Sugar Babies, December’s music TBA; Recycle-a-Bike Event to benefit Asheville Bike Recyclery Saturdays in December.
Black Mountain Tailgate Market
Date: Saturday November 20
Time/Venue: 10 am-1 pm; 130 Montreat Rd
Sample Offerings: Pasture-raised meats, produce, breads, chocolates, pies, pottery, candles, calendars, jewelry, fiber arts, woodworking, lotions, and greeting cards.
North Asheville Tailgate Market / 9th Annual Holiday Bazaar
Dates: Saturdays December 4, 11, and 18
Time/Venue: 11 am-4 pm; UNCA campus
Sample Offerings: Produce, crafts, gifts, meats, cheese, baked goods, chocolate, cider, coffee, and more.
West Asheville Tailgate Market
Date: Tuesday December 7
Time/Venue: 2:30-5:30 pm; 718 Haywood
Sample Offerings: Produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, and artisan craft items.