Top Holiday Markets In NYC

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It's time to let that holiday spirit shine bright like an icicle. ❄️


*Clock turns to November 1st. Begins to sing It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year while frolicking through the streets of New York*  

Who said cold weather had to stop anyone from exploring? No one. New York is one of the greatest cities to visit during the holidays; watch 5th Avenue light up with Santas, Rockefeller erect a 75 foot tall tree, and the scent of nutmeg take over each shop you enter. Wake yourself up from the Halloween candy coma and throw on your favorite sweater to celebrate the season of cheer with some of our favorite holiday markets around the city!  

 
 
 
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Union Square Holiday Market

Located on the south end of Union Square, this is one of the most visited holiday markets within the city. Load up on hand-crafted and artisanal goods like homemade spices, framed subway maps, glass lamps, and much more. If you start to get chilly, stop by the Warming Station to cozy up with complimentary hot chocolate and phone chargers.

Pro Tip: Don't you dare leave without a cup full of liquid s'more.

When:  November 21st  - December 24th 
Where: Union Square Park, Southern Side E 14th St, New York, NY 10011
Time: Monday - Friday 11am-8pm  Saturday 10am-8pm / Sunday 11am - 7pm

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Winter Village at Bryant Park

Immerse yourself in this winter wonderland - where you can ice skate, drink beer, and even check out the shops for some great gifts. To all our foodies out there, take note and don't miss the pierogies, BBQ, and chimney cakes located at The Lodge food hall.

When: Opens at noon Thursday, October 31, for the 2019/2020 season
Where:  40th to 42nd sts. (between Fifth and Sixth Aves.)
Time: 
The Lodge - open daily 8 am-10 pm through March 1, 2020.
The Rink - open daily, including holidays, during the season
Holiday Shops -  October 31, 2019 – January 5, 2020 Monday – Friday: 11am-8pm  Saturday & Sunday: 10am-8pm

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Grand Central Holiday Fair

You're on your way home for the holidays and walk past an indoor fair at the train station. Quickly, you become tempted to buy a few accessories and homemade desserts. Instead, you purchase all your holiday gifts. For 27 years, vendors have taken over the historic Vanderbilt Hall to sell artwork, clothing, accessories, and home goods. 

When: Monday, November 18, 2019  Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Where: Vanderbilt Hall Grand Central Terminal, 89 E 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
Time: Monday – Friday: 10 AM-8 PM  Saturday: 10AM – 7PM Sunday: 11 AM – 6 PM

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Columbus Circle Holiday Market

Take a stroll through Central Park to the 15th Annual Columbus Circle Holiday Market. Peek through each aisle for art, jewelry, home goods, and delicious eats from local vendors. With a backdrop as beautiful as Central Park, it's the perfect NYC activity.  

Pro Tip: Stop into The Shops at Columbus Circle to warm up and for a macron from Bouchon.

When: December 4 - December 24
Where: Columbus Circle, 59th Street and Central Park West
Time: Monday - Friday 10am -8pm  Saturday 10am-8pm Sunday 10am - 7pm

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Renegade Craft Fair Brooklyn

Get your steps in while sporting a holiday cocktail and browsing 230+ Makers and Designers at the fair. Escape the cold weather with live DJ sets, local snacks, interactive installation, and much more. 

When: December 21st and 22nd
Where: Brooklyn Expo Center, 79 Franklin St., Brooklyn, NY 11222
Time: Saturday, 11 am — 5 pm  Sunday, 11 am — 5 pm

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