The gift-giving season is just around the corner, and your friends and family deserve the best! Find everything you need from jewelry to unique antiques in Baton Rouge this holiday season. 

SHOPPING EVENTS:

Finding a store that has it all can be difficult, but Baton Rouge makes it easy with our many markets and events. Find a gift for everyone on your list with these upcoming one-stop-shop events. 

Baton Rouge Arts Market

On the first Saturday of each month, the Baton Rouge Arts Market joins the Red Stick Farmers Market at 5th and Main. Stroll through the market on December 7th, 14th and 21st to find the perfect gifts from local vendors for your friends and family.

Mid City Makers Market

The winter Makers Market — held on December 14th — is one of the busiest of the year. With more than 70 local vendors, you’ll find something for everyone on your holiday shopping lists, with the added bonus of enjoying live music, food and drinks. 

Holiday Trunk Show 

The LSU Museum Store hosts its Holiday Trunk show on December 6th. Shop for locally made handcrafted jewelry, wood crafts and more, while enjoying complimentary refreshments and gift wrapping.  

Helen Brett Holiday Market

This popular Southern market has been sleighing (get it?) the gift game since 2005, and now with a whole new name! Formerly known as the Baton Rouge Jewelry & Merchandise Show, the Helen Brett Holiday Market shows buyers a wide range of jewelry, apparel, gifts, accessories, home decor, cosmetics and more. You can find them and all of their goodies at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center on December 13th-15th. 

 

GIFT IDEAS FOR YOUR LIST:

If you don’t want to browse around stores and markets and are trying to plan your buys ahead of time, check out some of these local Louisiana-themed gift ideas perfect for your out of town friends and family.

Mimosa Handcrafted

Known for its handmade jewelry, Mimosa offers a variety of Louisiana-themed necklaces, cuffs and more. Show off a little Louisiana pride in your gift-giving this year and shop Mimosa’s Pelican or Magnolia lines.

Louisiana Flavors

Spices from the Capital City are perfect for the chefs in your life. Red Stick Spice puts together flavorful variety boxes great for gift giving. The Cajun Spoon offers boxed mixes for southern classics like gumbo and jambalaya. 

Go Retro

Can’t seem to find just the right gift? Explore more options at The Pink Elephant. FIlled with eclectic and rotating collections of antiques from Louisiana dealers, you’ll surely find a unique present for your Christmas list at this one-of-a-kind vintage destination. 

Magnolia Creative Co.

Shop for the perfect Louisiana-themed home gifts at Magnolia Creative. From ceramic bowls to kitchen towels, the Magnolia and Oyster lines makes a great gift set for those who love to host. For quirkier gifts, shop the beloved Reindeer Alligator collection. 


For more holiday events and seasonal Baton Rouge specials, check out visitbatonrouge.com/christmas-in-baton-rouge/.