mudd_puddles_pottery Via Instagram Christmas Village Festival, Birmingham–Popular with locals and visitors alike, the Christmas Village Festival is an annual shopping extravaganza at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex. Come for the day or make a weekend of it. (If you’re a serious shopper, consider VIP day, when you get the run of the place before everyone else.)
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Christmas Arts & Crafts Emporium, Anchorage–Each year, the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center plays host to a one-day market selling a variety of Alaskan-made and imported gifts, arts and crafts, furs, and food. If you want to try something new this holiday season, try one of these Christmas traditions from around the world.