NYC’s 10 Best Holiday & Christmas Markets
Astoria Holiday Market. Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Avenue, Astoria, Queens. Sundays November 16th, December 14th & 21st from noon until 6pm. The Astoria Holiday Market features handmade, baked, and vintage goods by local artists, bakers, and craftsman. Items for sale include clothing, toys, art, jewelry, food and more.
Hester Street Holiday Fair. One Penn Plaza, between 7th & 8th Avenue. December 1st to December 21st, 11am to 8pm. 30 artisanal food and handcrafted gift vendors participate in this outdoor NYC holiday market. Besides shopping, events at the Hester Street Holiday Fair include origami workshops, caroling, and other holiday festivities. Union Square Holiday Market. Union Square W & E 14th Street, Union Square. November 20 to December 24th. Weekedays 11am-8pm, Saturdays 10am-8pm, and Sundays 11am-7pm. One of the more popular holiday markets in nyc, Union Square fills up with white and red tents for the Christmas season. Get in the holiday spirit wandering the isles of vendors as you sip a gourmet hot cocoa to keep you nice and warm. I prefer to visit at night when the surrounding holiday lights are shining bright. And if you love sweets you have to visit the Momofuku Milk Bar and try their famous cookies.
Creeds Collective Holiday Pop-Up. 54 Crosby Street, SoHo. October 1st to December 31st. 5 floors and 8,500 square feet of shopping space dedicated to fashion, lifestyle, beauty and wellness brands for the young and hip.
Winter Village at Bryant Park presented by Bank of America. Bryant Park, between 5th & 6th Avenues and 4oth to 42nd Streets, Midtown Manhattan. 7am to 10pm daily. Bryant Park is one of the busiest winter NYC holiday destinations due to their large Winter Village Holiday Market and the most popular ice skating rink in the city. Along with the Winter Village and ice skating rink, Bryant Park hosts daily events. Visit their calendar for full details: Bryant Park Holiday Event Calendar