Nation’s largest ‘Alternative Christmas’ market returns to Solana Beach
Buyers receive certificates with descriptions of their purchases that are suitable for gift wrapping or slipping into a Christmas card.
Shoppers can buy meals for local Marine Corps families and toys and clothing for San Diego-area foster kids. At this year’s market, there will be more than 70 different gifts, ranging in price from $5 for nails to build homes in Tijuana to a $3,500 college scholarship. High quality hand-made crafts will also be sold to help struggling artisans around the globe.
Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 21 (smaller markets will be held at the same times Nov. 28, Dec. 5 and Dec. 12) at Solana Beach Presbyterian Church’s Debin Hall located at 120 Stevens Ave., Solana Beach. Free parking is provided. For more information call 858-509-2580 or visit