Shop Local This Holiday Season

Shopping locally is a great way to support your community around you and to get high quality items from vendors who are typically passionate about what they are selling as opposed to the big box stores. It helps to keep more money in your state and town and helps to keep more and more jobs in the area as well. Shopping local is typically a very good choice, but it is especially a good choice around the Holiday season when local small businesses are counting on a bump in sales revenue in order to make up for rougher previous months in the year. So, by shopping locally you can both do good and feel good! In today’s article, we’re going to explore some local events and venues at which you can support your local small business owner, like Better Man Beard. 

November 18th Through 20th: Wintery Market, Boise

Wintry Market is Idaho’s premier curated Winter maker’s market showcasing the best of art, craft and design. It is a FANTASTIC place to do your holiday shopping as well as to build important and long lasting relationships with up and coming local artists and business owners. There are upwards of 125+ different vendors from all around Idaho at this event, so no matter what you’re looking for, you will find it or something even better. It’s located at the Boise Centre (on the Grove) and runs Friday November 18th from 3-8pm and Saturday November 19th from 10am-6pm. Admission $10 on Friday (good all weekend) and $5 on Saturday; kids 12 and under free. More details here:

December 2nd through 4th: Vintage Market Days Of South Idaho

An incredible showcase of arts and crafts vendors from around the Pacific Northwest and beyond, the Market Days of South Idaho is your chance to encounter the most talented up and coming crafters, artists, and decorators around. Give your home and yard a much needed glow up for the 2023 season with some enchanting hand-crafted decorations, furniture, and accessories. Full information here:

December 2nd Through 4th: Boise Christmas Show

Do you love Christmas? Then this is the market for you! Come on by our booth and try our beard and skin products out for yourself and pick up some for friends and family for Christmas as well. The Christmas Show is an amazing place to shop for Christmas presents, decorations, and food. Come on by to see Expo Idaho transformed into a winter wonderland! Details:

December 15th Through 23rd Boise Towne Square Mall

Our popup booth is back! Stop by the mall and try our products and pick some (or a lot!) up for friends and family for Christmas this year. You can check off a lot of names from your list with just one stop! See you around. 


We hope you enjoyed these local shopping suggestions! Let us know in the comments if you have any others you’d like to see highlighted for next year or if you came by and saw us at an event. We can’t wait to hear from you. No matter what you do this year, we hope you have a wonderful year from Better Man Beard.