By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Nov 03, 2022 at 3:30 PM

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The inaugural Milwaukee Makers Market is ready to spread some local holiday happiness at The Beer Garden in Deer District, 1133 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

The festive event will take place from Friday, Dec. 9 through Sunday, Dec. 11.

The Market will feature 20 makers offering a variety of seasonal goodies including knitwear, pastries, artwork and jewelry. Makers attending throughout the weekend include BB Cakes, Sassy Beans, Dumble Bunny Crafts, For the Love of Drax, Cream City Patchworks, Space Time Coffee, Full Circle Healing and more. 

“We’re grateful for the opportunity to hold the Milwaukee Makers Market for three consecutive days in Deer District,” said Ryan Laessig, Creator of Milwaukee Makers Market.

The market will be open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11.

Admission to the market is free. Lunch will be available for purchase from Heirloom MKE: Food Truck with gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options.  

“The location is completely new to the Market, which makes us all the more excited. We’re exposing more of our wonderful small businesses, and that’s what we’re striving for in the end," says Laessig.

For more information on the Milwaukee Makers Market, visit Follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.

Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.