2018 WES:CC Holiday Market

Saturday, Dec. 8th
5:00pm - 9:00pm
BUS (Bar Under the Sun) 702 N. Chaparral St., CC, TX

Join us for a festive evening of shopping, food, and, family fun at the 2018 Holiday Gift Market presented by the Women’s Entrepreneur Society of Corpus Christi. We will be celebrating in style with 30+ of the city’s most talented women-owned small shops–including original art, handmade goods, holiday gifts, and more. Food trucks, Santa photo ops, children caroling, and MORE will all be taking place at BUS throughout the evening! Admission is FREE–so come downtown, see the lights, and support your local small businesses!

Please RSVP on our Facebook page here:

We are incredibly proud to be partnering with the Coastal Bend Salvation Army, helping do the most good for women, children, and families in our community. This year, we will be holding a Toy Drive benefiting their Angel Tree Program. The first 100+ attendees who bring an unwrapped, new toy will receive a custom WES:CC Holiday Gift Market tote bag. 10+ of these bags will be stuffed with gifts from our members: gift cards, coupons, small gift items from participating shops. The gift bags will be randomly placed and given out during the market to attendees that donate a toy -- it's the luck of the draw!

Our community partner, the Corpus Christi chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) will also be providing a gift wrapping station, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus (of course!) and they will wrap up the evening with a Combat Karaoke competition for the ‘Shop Til You Mic Drop’ After Party! RSVP on their Facebook page here.

We are excited to have carolers from Bishop Garriga Middle Preparatory School joining us to sing carols during the market as well! Bishop Garriga Middle Preparatory School is a place where academic achievement is valued. But it is also a place where the individual is genuinely loved and respected, where young people develop a positive sense of self, where they recognize their potential and use their gifts and talents for the benefit of the common good.

Our Sponsors

A huge THANK YOU goes out to our sponsors for this event! We are incredibly grateful for these businesses who are helping make our market top of the line, and something that strives to bring our community closer together, while helping support our small business community. Thank you!


Gold Dust Cosmetic Tattooing
Gold Dust Cosmetic Tattooing artists have an extensive background in the art of tattooing. They are licensed certified intradermal technicians with advanced certification specializing in both microblading and micropigmentaiton. They specializes in brow artistry; microblading, feathering, nano-strokes, and micropigmentation. Their practice includes areola restoration and scalp micropigmentation (a/k/a hairline restoration). Their skill and artistry in micropigmentation has led them to work with some of Texas’ leading cosmetic and plastic surgeons. As the leaders in the Corpus Christi’s beauty industry, Gold Dust offers professional makeup services as well as quarterly beauty/wellness events. Additionally, the Gold Dust line provides the highest quality, all natural ingredients melding beauty, health, and wellness in to one giving you a balanced line of beauty products with the opportunity to maintain your best you. Gold Dust artists are passionate about enhancing their client’s natural beauty and committed to providing quality excellence. You are invited to call the studio today for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation.

Jewels Clothing & Accessories
Jewels Clothing & Accessories was founded by Suzy Bergstrom and opened its doors in 2004. The boutique quickly built a loyal customer following due to their trendy diverse styles that are friendly on the wallet! Whether you're looking for an outfit for a special occasion or a birthday gift, they’ve got it all. The Jewels Girls look forward to helping you with your next purchase. Go shopping with them!


The Bay Jewel
With a 3,000 square foot ballroom; 3 private suites; 3 individual meeting or event rooms available on two levels with an elevator and 900 square foot prep kitchen The Bay Jewel is ideal for all your hospitality needs. The Bay Jewel Event Center can host your weekly meeting or the entire venue for up to 770 of your closest friends. The Bay Jewel Event Center includes many luxurious amenities like glassware at the custom built-in-bar, china and flatware for your meal along with security services, bartenders, coordinators and much more!  Located at 624 N. Mesquite St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401, they can be reached at (361) 881-8624 for venue details!


L&RK at the Dry Bar
L&RK was started by a couple of girls who love fashion, which makes their job very easy!! They fill their shop with all of their favorite things and love that they can share them with their customers!

Posh & Posy Paperie specializes in high-end paper flower décor and backdrop rentals for all types of events. They also create home/office décor and bring DIY crafting parties to an area near you! Owner, Therese Martinez along with her mom, Elizabeth, have a passion for creating, and in 2017, decided to turn it into a business. They have honed their craft and learned from some of the most seasoned experts around the world. Posh & Posy Paperie has hosted various sold-out DIY workshops around Corpus Christi. They have worked with many local patrons as well as corporate clients such as Stripes, Fiesta de la Flor, and Texas A&M Corpus Christi.


Midnight Island
Ashley Arevalo and Roque Deleon

Andrew Riojas

Taco Gear
Gerald Flores

Vendor List

We are excited to bring you an incredible mix of women-owned businesses from across the Coastal Bend - all members of the WESC! The perfect chance to do your holiday shopping by supporting local businesses.

Paper goods

Alpacas Some Wine

CC Blissbox
Gift boxes

Chels Marie Traveling Boutique
Vintage & handmade clothing & accessories

CJ's Jewelry Creations

Driftwood Coffee Co
Specialty coffee roaster

Fed by Bread
Non-profit bakery

Gold Dust Collective
Bath & body

Green Sea Designs
Fine art


Halia Mia Swimwear

Indigo Laine & Co
Leather goods

Clothing & accessories

Kaestner Art Studio
Fine art

L&RK At The Dry Bar
Clothing & accessories

North Eighty

Persnickety Vegan
Vegan bakery

Pink and Chic Boutique
Clothing & accessories

Posh & Posy Paperie
Paper flowers

Prestigious Piercing
Body jewelry

RaeLea & Co. Children’s Boutique
Children’s clothing & accessories

Ruby Mozelle's Quilts

Sew Bonita
Artisan clothing & accessories

Sincerely, Veronica Towns

Small Things

Southern Florista

Teacup Goods

Thirteen & Market
Home & Gift Boutique

Clothing & accessories

Today Tomorrow Always Engraving & Gifts
Gift boutique

Tula Blue

Wild Veggie Bouquet

Home & Garden Boutique

Contact Katy Jones-Gulsby at with vendor, sponsor, or attendee inquiries!