Southern Oregon’s largest holiday market celebrates 16 years

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. —Southern Oregon’s largest holiday, artisan, and craft fair is back at the Expo this weekend. The event is in its 16th year, has over 180 vendors, spanning over three different buildings.

Last year, the event was held outdoors because of COVID-19. This year they are back inside, excited to jump-start the holiday season.

We spoke to a vendor who says it’s a great opportunity to get unique gifts for your loved ones.

“We come every year that it’s open, it’s a wonderful way to meet new people for my business and I always see someone I know, it’s a blast,” said Shari Lawson, a frequent vendor.

The event is free to the public. Doors open Saturday from 10 to 6 and Sunday from 10 to 3.

NBC5 News Reporter Jenna King is a Burbank native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at the U of O, she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through interning with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors, or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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