Holiday Market

Holiday Market is the largest fundraiser for the Junior League of Columbia. Approximately 150 merchants from across the country sell merchandise during a themed shopping extravaganza, which includes a preview party, ladies only shopping event, and a children’s event with the season’s biggest celebrity, Santa!

Our four-day shopping event raises over $250,000, which is used to support our mission and programs, which includes furthering our vision of strengthening the health and well-being of children and families in the Midlands.

If your school or group is interested in performing during this year’s Holiday Market, please fill out this form.

Purchase 2018 Holiday Market Tickets HERE 

Please note no tickets will be mailed.

Pick-up Date & Times: Sunday, November 11 AND Sunday, November 18 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. at JLC Headquarters, 2926 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205. Tickets will ONLY be available at the will call table at the market after these two dates.


Dates and Times

All events are held at the Cantey and Goodman Buildings at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds, located at 1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia, SC 29201. Wheel chairs will be available on a first-come first-serve basis.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
6:30 to 11 p.m. – Preview Party & Silent Auction
Thursday, November 29, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Market (General Admission)
6 to 10 p.m. – Ladies Night Out- SOLD OUT!
Friday, November 30, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Market (General Admission)
Saturday, December 1, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Market (General Admission)
Sunday, December 2, 2018
noon to 5 p.m. – Market (General Admission)
noon to 4 p.m. – Sundaes with Santa

General Admission

General Admission tickets are $8 per person and include entry to all four days of the market during regular shopping hours. Children 12 and under are admitted FREE during regular shopping hours. Tickets can be purchased online and at the door. Parking is $5 during regular shopping hours and can be paid upon arrival. The following food vendors will be available during the market: Rise, Grouchos and Chick-Fil-A.

Special Events

Preview Party and Silent Auction

Holiday Market will begin Wednesday evening, Nov. 28 with Preview Party, an exclusive black-tie optional event. Attendees will enjoy a fabulous silent auction, live music, private shopping, cocktails and delectable eats. Preview Party tickets are $55 per person or $95 per couple if purchased before Nov. 15, 2018. Tickets purchased after Nov. 15, 2018 are $75 per person. Tickets can be purchased online and at the door. Preview Party ticket stubs can be used for ONE free re-entry into the market during regular shopping hours. Parking is FREE during Preview Party.

Ladies Night Out- SOLD OUT!

The fun will continue Thursday evening, Nov. 29 with Ladies Night Out. Bring your girlfriends and shop the night away! Ladies will enjoy music by one of the hottest DJs in town, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Ladies Night Out tickets are $45 per person and must be purchased online as this is a PRE-SOLD event. Ladies Night Out ticket stubs can be used for ONE free re-entry into the market during regular shopping hours. Parking is $5 during this event, and can be paid upon arrival.

Sundaes with Santa

We will conclude Holiday Market on Sunday, Dec. 2 with Sundaes with Santa, our newest children’s event. Dress your children in their Sunday best for photos with Santa, enjoy games and crafts with your family, and top off the fun with an ice cream sundae bar! Sundaes with Santa tickets are $8 per person. Children 12 months and under are admitted FREE. General Admission tickets and ticket stubs from Preview Party and Ladies Night Out CAN be used by ADULTS ONLY for entry during Sundaes with Santa. Tickets can be purchased online and at the door. Parking is $5 during this event, and can be paid upon arrival.