The Holidays at Detroit’s Eastern Market.

This past Saturday morning I went down to Detroit’s historic Eastern Market to do some holiday shopping and to consume some local coffee. While I was there, I also captured some photos of the holiday scene. Who doesn’t love being at an outdoor market during the holiday season?

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

Eastern Market is a six block long public market that has been open since 1891. People were out in full force on this morning.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

Even though it’s the winter season here in the Midwest, you’ll still find lots of fruits and vegetables. On the more festive side you can get some cider.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

Eastern Market offers plenty of local coffee choices. I went with a latte from Germack Coffee Roasting Co.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

You will find wreathes, baskets and candle arrangements aplenty along with some people spreading the holiday cheer through music.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

I would have liked to light all those candles up. That would have been a pretty scene. πŸ™‚

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

To a lot of people the holidays mean it is poinsettia time.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

I am always on the lookout for a good red one.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

Real holiday trees every where you look.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

Pine, pine, pine. You gotta love the smell of pine.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

There are lots of pine options in regards to decorations.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

Who knows what kinds of holiday items you’ll come across as you walk around outside. Cute reindeer.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

There was a festive atmosphere inside the stores around the market as well, like at DeVries & Co. which has lots of Detroit and Michigan based products.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus stopped by!

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

Love seeing ice sculpting up close. Hope it gets colder in the Midwest so sculptors can showcase their work for longer periods of time.

Detroit, Michigan Eastern Market - holiday season

I was also inspirated to checkout the holiday market scene by a shot of Krakow’s Christmas Market in Poland from Jetting Around.

What markets do you plan to checkout or have in your travels during the holiday season?

4 responses to “The Holidays at Detroit’s Eastern Market.

  1. Wow, thanks for the shout out! πŸ™‚

    You know the Eastern Market is one of my favorite spots in Detroit. I haven’t seen it in winter though, so thanks for showing me what it looks like then. You gotta love a place that sells local products. How was that coffee (and cider…)?

    • No problem! Love your holiday market shot. Didn’t grab any cider, but the latte was delicious. Enjoyed as I shopped and checked out all the holiday fun.

  2. How lovely!

    I love markets, it’s such a great place to go for fresh produce and you go for the experience too.

    Love all the vibrant color from the poinsettias and I can’t even imagine how great the xmas trees must smell like!

    I agree with Pola, I bet you couldn’t resist it and had a nice coffee…tell tell!

    Karla πŸ™‚

    • Love loading up on fruits and veggies at markets, usually better quality and lower in cost. Can never resist a coffee, especially from a local establishment. Had a hard time deciding where I was going to get a latte from haha. πŸ™‚

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