Holiday Markets of New York – Where to Get Your Cheer On

The holiday season is fast approaching and with it comes holiday markets popping up all over New York City. Here’s a list of places to get your holiday cheer on:

Union Square Holiday Market:

Photo Courtesy of Ethan Covey

Enjoy vendor specialties at the Union Square Holiday Market, Photo Courtesy of Ethan Covey

The Union Square Holiday Market is returning this year with over 150 vendors selling unique, handmade products and great food. This year, the market is including performance stages with awesome acts, a warming station for shoppers to brave the NYC winter, a children’s art-making station and a section dedicated to locally sourced home and pantry goods.

Dates: November 19 – December 24, 2015 (excluding Thanksgiving)

Hours: 11 am – 8 pm Monday-Friday; 10 am – 8 pm Saturday; 11 am – 7 pm Sunday

Columbus Circle Holiday Market:

Photo Courtesy of Ethan Covey

Columbus Circle Holiday Market at night, Photo Courtesy of Ethan Covey

Located at 59th Street and Central Park West, the Columbus Circle Holiday Market hosts over 100 artisans and a full food court with interesting craft goods. Vendors include New York Puzzle Company, Hill Country BBQ, alongside much more.

Dates: December 1 – December 24, 2015

Hours: 10 am – 8 pm Monday-Saturday; 10 am – 7 pm Sunday

Garment District Holiday Market:

Pop Chart will be featured in this year's Garment District Holiday Market, Photo Courtesy of Ethan Covey

Pop Chart will be featured in this year’s Garment District Holiday Market, Photo Courtesy of Ethan Covey

The Garment District Holiday Market is a new addition to the holiday roster. Located along Broadway between 39th and 41st street, the market will be starting out with around 30 vendors featuring both local and international goods. With a Stella Artois Beer Tasting Trailer alongside vendors like Pop Chart Lab and Rosie’s Poutine Kitchen, the Garment District Holiday Market will be another great way to celebrate the holidays.

Dates: November 16 – December 24, 2015 (excluding Thanksgiving)

Hours: 11 am – 8 pm

-by Kari Sonde