The holidays are almost here, which means it’s time for gift giving. And there’s no better place to shop the magic + support the community than Market Noel, the Junior League of Birmingham’s annual holiday fundraiser. Get all the details on vendors and shopping hours. Plus, get the deets on exclusive special events you do not want to miss.
Mark Your Calendars for Market Noel 2019 🎄
It’s never too early to get in the holiday spirit, right?! In less than a month, more than 100 local and national vendors will set up shop in the Finley Center at the Hoover Met selling everything from fashion and home decor to holiday items and gourmet food. It’s the perfect place to find amazing gifts and the perfect chance to make last minute stress shopping a thing of the past.
The event dates are Wednesday, Nov. 20 through Saturday, Nov. 23. General shopping hours are:
- Thursday, Nov. 21 from 9AM-8PM
- Friday, Nov. 22 from 9AM-9PM
- Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9AM-5PM
Not only will you be able to browse amazing gifts at the market, but you can also attend special events throughout the weekend including:
Preview Noel 🔔| Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 6-9PM
- Think swag bags, live music, hors-d’oeuvres, prizes and more. At Preview Noel, shoppers get a sneak peak of all the holiday shopping goodness to come.
- Admission is $55 and also includes a General Admission ticket to use yourself or as a gift to someone else.
- *Pro Tip: There are only 50 exclusive Preview Noel tickets available to the general public, and they sell out each year. Get them before they’re gone!
JLB ❤️’s Birmingham | Thursday, Nov. 21 from 5-8PM
- Celebrate all things Birmingham at Market Noel’s newest event: JLB ❤️’s Birmingham.
- The night will feature food from different vendors throughout the city, live performances from local schools and organizations, an exclusive teacher’s lounge
- Tickets are $15 or $12 with student or teacher ID. Get them here!
Cheers & Beers 🍺 | Friday, Nov. 22 from 6-8PM
- Enjoy delicious eats from Taziki’s and great drinks from Fairhope Brewery & United Johnson Brothers at the Cheers & Beers Event.
- Avani Rupa & Tonya Jones will be putting on a fashion show for how to dress and look your best this holiday season!
- Admission is $28, and you can get all the info here.
Brunch with the Big Guy 🎅🏼| Saturday, Nov 23 8:45AM + 11:15AM
- Who could pass up Brunch with the Big Guy!? Santa is coming to town, and you can hang with him Nov. 23 at Market Noel. Eat breakfast, snap a picture, and win prizes like 4 tickets to see The Polar Express!
- Limited tickets are available with seatings offered at 8:45AM and 11:15AM. Tickets are $12 for children (12 and under) and $28 adults.
- This event sells out FAST. So, make sure to get your tickets early!
Shop the Magic + Support the Community All at Market Noel ✨
Proceeds from Market Noel provide funding for the 40+ Junior League community projects including Backpack Buddies, Mobile Food Pantry, JLB Second Serving, and Meals on Wheels—all of which provide food to children, families, homeless teens, and the elderly in Birmingham.
So give and give back this holiday season at Market Noel. Keep an eye out for more updates coming closer to the event, and don’t wait to get your tickets! 🎅