San Diego Made Factory Holiday Market-We Got A Sneak Peak!

By Courtney Daly-Pavone November 9, 2023

The San Diego Made Factory Holiday Market is coming to Little Italy in San Diego this November 18th and 19th! 

This handmade shopping experience will feature 120-plus local curated makers. We had a chance to preview this unique holiday experience. 

Here's What We Loved About San Diego Made Factory!

When was the last time you had fun shopping and met interesting people? 

We got to meet the artisans that created these beautiful, unique gifts in their micro shops. We met an artist named Val that creates art out of felt, and paints animal portraits. She was creating while her shop was open for business. 

We also met a young man @Imgoinghollywood that puts positive messages on unisex apparel. 

I met a Chocolatier from Nibble Organic Chocolate with store locations in Old Town and Little Italy. We got to sample rich chocolates from Madagascar, Peru, and Brazil Yum!


We had food and drinks as we shopped and mingled. It was a fun night, and if you're tired of Amazon and shopping malls this might be your ticket. Especially if you are looking for that one of a kind gift!

Take A Hip Holiday Portrait!

Photo sessions by the San Diego Made crew, along with a special photo backdrop by Las Kwatro Hermanas, a photo booth by EZ Photography, a floral bar by Ataraxy Florals, an interactive art installation, a creative workshop by The Artie Party, a Tarot Card Reader, and so much more!

Among the festivities includes live music both days by Nathan and Jessie, PUERTO, DEVV LOV, Daniella Angeloni Trio, and Emma Sullivan. 

There will be three holiday cocktail bars by Snake Oil Cocktails, including a happy hour both days from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Additionally, there will be two coffee options with The Space Coffee and Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ “Baby Bird”, along with a food truck lot, featuring Dang Brothers Pizza, ZsBuddies Sushi & Raman, Funkie Frenchi, and more. 

For the kids, there will be mini golf by San Diego Pop-up Mini Golf, as well as toys and games.


When- November 18th & 19th 11 AM-5 PM

Where- Julep Venue Little Italy

For Tickets Click Here!

This event is family-friendly, and entry is $6. Kids under 10 years old are free!

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