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Everything to Know About the 2022 Union Square Holiday Market

Opening date, hours, vendors, and more! 🎁🎄

by New York Bucket List


Temperatures are dropping, ice rinks are opening, and New Yorkers are drinking hot coffee again. The holiday season is coming, and with it comes the return of New York's holiday markets. This year, a brand new holiday market will debut in Brooklyn, and beloved favorites like the Winter Village at Bryant Park and the Union Square Market will return.

Named one of the best holiday markets in the United States, this popular event welcomes 150+ vendors featuring unique gifts, treasures, and treats created by local makers and artists. Not to mention live music, activities, and food and drink options from some of New York’s best restaurants and merchants.

Set to launch one week before Thanksgiving on November 17th, the Union Square Holiday Market will be open seven days a week and will run through December 24th. Here’s everything you need to know, including some of the vendors and attractions you won’t want to miss.

When and Where

November 17th–December 24th

Weekday Hours: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday Hours: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday Hours: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Closed on November 25th for Thanksgiving, and on December 24th at 4:00 pm.

Where: Union Square: Broadway and Fourth Avenue
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Attractions and Vendors

Books and Gifts

For unique gifts check out Happy Socks, Beecher's Handmade Cheese, and Rescue Spa. Or stop by Strand and Alabaster Bookshop, two of the oldest operating bookstores in the city.


Apparel and Beauty

Find major retailers like Banana Republic, Zara, and Sephora, along with local shops like Rothman’s, and Eve Beauty Source.


Kids and Pets

Find a collection of toys and games that rival Santa’s Workshop at Camp Stores, Kidding Around, and Forbidden Planet. And don’t forget your favorite furry pals—Pet Central and Wagwear will have booths stocked with everything you need to fill your pet’s stocking.


Home and Decor

ABC Carpet & Home, Chilewich, and Fishs Eddy have everything you need to get your home holiday-ready. And don’t miss City Papery and Paper source for ornaments, wrapping paper, gift boxes, and craft supplies.


Food and Drink

Union Square Market has plenty of gift options for the foodie on your list. Grab gourmet chocolates at Cocoa Store NYC or Venchi, pick up hostess gifts at Garden of Eden and Union Square Wines and grab a chocolate babka for yourself at Breads Bakery.

See the full list of vendors here.



Access to the Union Square dog run will be available for use, as well as Evelyn’s Playground, so feel free to bring the whole gang with you when you visit. Back this year is the city’s largest Greenmarket for plenty of fresh produce, herbs, greenery, and florals, along with a lineup of entertainment and performances throughout the season.