Holiday Market 2021
Come one, come all, shop local
Holiday Market is Back (& In Person!)
Join us November 14th from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM as we once again transform our indoor arena into a vibrant, experiential holiday marketplace. Come gather, connect, and celebrate in this intimate and specialized shopping setting with a group of diversified local artisans, craftsmen, and businesses, while also raising awareness for High Hopes’ equine assisted services.
There is something for everyone on your list with scarves and wraps from local spinners, handcrafted soaps and skincare, pet accessories, floral design, upcycled finds, wellness teas and tonics, unique handmade jewelry and delectable sweet treats. For the foodies out there, all the best food trucks around will be on-site as well as a holiday beer garden with local craft beers, wines and spirits! Entry is free with a donation of non-perishable food item(s) to the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries.
For the safety of all our guests, masks must be worn by all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, inside all indoor areas including the arena.
View our directory below with both in person and digital vendors.Purchase Raffle Tickets Today!
Raffle for a Cause
Horse Chip Raffle!
Our Annual Raffle for a Cause is back and boy did we change it up! You can win $5,000 CASH (after withholding) based on where the horse…. well, you know! Join us November 14th at the Holiday Market when a member of the herd will “choose” the lucky winners. Only 600 tickets (squares) are available and they are already going quickly! Click for more information and to purchase your raffle ticket!Learn More!
Sip & Shop
Holiday Beer Garden
Did you shop until you dropped? Take respite at the all new Holiday Beer Garden sponsored by Grand Wine & Spirits. The Garden will feature local and holiday themed craft beers, wines and spirits available for purchase. Find the perfect holiday pairings from Stonington Vineyards or sip hand-crafted spirits from local CT distillery, Waypoint, garnished with the Fruitful Mixology liqueurs of your choosing. For the love of beer – the New England craft beer community is showing up big time with a line-up of Sam Adams brews. The Garden will also feature Harpoon, Two Roads and Angry Orchard.
Rest & Reset
Join long-time local yoga and meditation instructor, Liza Dousson, for one or more 20 minute “drop-in” introductions to meditation. Suitable for beginners and regular meditation practitioners. Meet Liza at the front entrance of High Hopes at 12:00 noon, 12:45, and 1:30 to unwind, renew and reset. For more info about Liza, check out her Facebook, Instagram, or website at www.beseeknow.com.
Shop in Person or Online
The High Hopes Holiday Market is an important event for High Hopes as it raises awareness for our programs to potential participants, volunteers and donors. The Market also raises critically needed funds for High Hopes through sponsorships and vendor registration fees. By supporting our vendors, you are also supporting High Hopes.
The majority of our vendors will be in person at the Market this year but you can also shop the links below if you can’t make it to the event. We have a diversified list of artisans and local businesses offering unique array of goods from sweet treats to all-natural soaps and skincare products, home and holiday décor, one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry from raw materials, to specialty holiday foods and the perfect holiday tablescape. Just click on a vendor category to view who will be at the Holiday Market this year and shop to your heart’s content!
Bath & Body
Clothing & Accessories
Celebrity Authors' Corner
Gifts, Games & Specialty Items
Give the Gift of High Hopes
Home & Holiday Décor
Sweet Treats & Delectables
Give to the Food Drive
Support the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries
Show your heart this holiday season! Entry to the Market is FREE with the donation of non-perishable food item(s) to the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries. The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries will be onsite from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Market.