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The holiday season is here and pop-up shops are opening their doors all over Birmingham. Here are the top pop-ups to check out!
Aviate at the Pizitz
In over 150 cities across the United States (plus some international), Aviate has become a leading retailer in T-shirts and hats. And ‘hammers are lucky, because it’s a local brand with its headquarters right here in Birmingham.
Now, Aviate has a pop-up shop at the newest hotspot in town – The Pizitz – and it’s just in time for the holiday season.
Location: The Pizitz, 1821 2nd Ave N., Birmingham AL 35203
Date: November 20 – January 15
Time: 7a.m. – 11p.m.
Christmas Pop-Up Shops Event
Celebrate the holidays and shop ’til you drop at the Christmas Pop-Up Shops Event. Filled with local entrepreneurs and vendors, you’ll find everything from hand-crafted items and holiday ornaments to unique decorations and more! This is a family-friendly event so bring the whole crew and enjoy free hot cocoa, games, raffles and giveaways!
Location: UAB Campus Recreation, 1501 University Blvd., Birmingham AL
Date: December 16
Time: 10a.m. – 4p.m.
Holiday Pop-Up Party by The Byline Co.
The Byline Co. is hosting a holiday pop-up party that is sure to please. Shop women’s, men’s and kid’s apparel, a curated selection of cocktail attire, art and home goods. While you browse, enjoy appetizers, drinks and holiday music provided by Second Spaces.
Location: 2410 5th Ave South, Birmingham AL
Date: Saturday, December 2
Time: 7p.m. – 9p.m.
Pepper Place Holiday Market
Celebrate the joy of the season and shop the best of Alabama at the Pepper Place Holiday Market. This special indoor event will feature artists and makers from around the state. Discover incredible creations, such as:
- Hand-woven baskets and brooms
- Fine woodwork
- Prints and notecards
- Children’s items
- Sweet holiday treats
- Wreaths, garlands and other greenery
For a complete list of Holiday Market vendors, click here.
Location: The Market at Pepper Place, 2829 2nd Ave S, Birmingham AL 35233
Date: December 9
Time: 7a.m. – Noon
Santa’s Stocking Stuffer Pop-Up Shop
During the month of December, support local Birmingham artists at Santa’s Stocking Stuffers Pop-Up Shop, hosted by the Alabama Center for Architecture. This pop-up is filled with a beautifully curated collection of locally-created wares, including:
- Personal accessories
- Printed calligraphy
You’ll find even more when you shop, splurge and support the ACFA at this event.
Featured artists include:
- Alabama Center for Architecture 2017 Ornament Collection
- Wilde Art Co.
- Sarah Godbee
- Jared Fulton
- Turner MCLemore
- Sara Garden Armstrong
- Old School Collaborative, LLC
Location: Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. S., Birmingham AL 35233
Date: December 1 – 19
Time: 10a.m. – 3p.m.
Square One Goods Co. Christmas Pop-Up Shop
For 22 days only, Square One Goods Co. will be popping up next to Birmingham’s Alabama Theatre. You’ll find lots of unique items and holiday gifts, like hand-crafted stationary, cards and office supplies, created by local makers and international lines.
This pop-up launches on December 1, so stop by for door prizes, food and drinks, plus other cool surprises.
Location: 1817 3rd Avenue N., Birmingham AL 35203
Date: December 1 – 22
Time: 5p.m. – 9p.m.
The North Pole Pop-Up Shops
Looking for a one-stop shop this holiday season? Then head over to The North Pole at the Summit. Here you’ll find a variety of shops all in one spot, including local Birmingham favorites:
- Birmingham Candy Company
- Kristalize Jewelry
- Leaf and Petal
- Original B’ham
- Sugarboo and Co.
- Two Sparrow’s Boutique
Plus, since it is “The North Pole”, you will also find the one and only Santa Claus!
Location: The Summit, 214 Summit Blvd. #150, Birmingham AL 35243
Date: Now – December 24
Store Hours: 11a.m. – 6p.m.
Santa Hours: 12p.m. – 6p.m. Every day but Tuesday.
Did we forget anyone? Let us know about your favorite pop-up around Birmingham!