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Odd Market's Crafty Bazaars Are Coming to DTLA for the Holidays

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Since last Spring, LA's ongoing indie bazaar Odd Market has enjoyed a stint at Griffith Park's Autry Museum, offering a monthly evening marketplace filled with vendors peddling artisanal crafts ranging from vintage clothing to small-batch soaps. And then there were the food truck offerings, which transformed the shopping event into a fully family-friendly outing.

Though Odd Nights at the Autry is taking a bit of a hiatus (the next one is scheduled for mid March), you can still get your craft fair fix—with a festive twist—when Odd Market comes to two separate DTLA locations for a few holiday-themed affairs. Friday December 11th from 11am-9pm, and Saturday December 12th from 11am-7pm, FIGat7th (735 S Figueroa Street) invites a slew of talented makers to the multi-level shopping center so you can stock up on gifts like gourmet spreads from Laura Ann's Jams or Rx Candles which are soy-based and handmade right here in LA. If you stop by Friday between 7:30-9pm, you can also crash Holiday Sessions, the outdoor mall's weekly concert series featuring the stylings of local musicians. For this edition, San Miguel Perez & The New Cuban Sound is set to perform.

On December 18th from 10am-4pm, the market moves to Bunker Hill's Wells Fargo Center Plaza (333 S Grand Avenue) for one last chance to grab gifts before the holidays. Handmade bohemian clothing brand Violet Light Co. and non-profit Piece by Piece—which teaches the homeless to create mosaic wares—are among the list of vendors.