Holiday Season Shops in NYC

How much is that Santa in the window...

1). The shops below are within walking distance of Rockefeller
Center and St. Patrick's Cathedral. See a map of the area...

Cartier

52nd Street
Fifth Avenue

  i) Saks Fifth Avenue 49th and Fifth (photo)


ii) Trump Tower 56th & Fifth (photo)


iii) Tiffany & Co. 57th & Fifth


iv) FAO Schwartz 58th & Fifth


v) Bergdorf Goodman 58th and Fifth (photo)


vi) Bloomingdale's 59th and Lexington (photo)


vii) Barney's 61st and Madison


viii) Macy's 34th Street at Herald Square
Macy's is covered head to toe with spectacular holiday decorations. It can feel like a war zone around the holidays, especially the gift wrapping department, but their Santa is unbeatable. (photo)

Union Square Holiday Market 14th St to 17th St between Union Sq West and Park Ave South New York 10003

This European-style winter market boasts more than 150 local and national vendors hawking an impressive selection of handcrafted gifts, ranging from jewelry and accessories to leather goods and artwork.

Artists & Fleas - Chelsea Market at 15th St, 88 Tenth Avenue New York 10011

In 2003, Artists & Fleas first opened in Williamsburg, but thanks to owners Amy Abrams and Ronen Glimer, you can shop awesome vendors in Manhattan's Chelsea Market. There are more than 30 independent designers hawking their goods everyday

Grand Central Holiday Fair 89 E 42nd St New York 10017 Ph no.: 917-696-5455

This fair's six-week run features 40 booths operated by artists and businesses boasting everything from contemporary jewelry and art objects to African crafts and Christmas ornaments. Highlights include Jacques Torres Chocolates ($6-$100), man candles ($30)

Columbus Circle Holiday Market Central Park South at Central Park West, New York 10019 Call : 212-529-9262

This annual holiday bazaar, run by the people behind the Union Square market, features handmade items from local artisans and snacks from vendors such as Mrs. Dorsey's Kitchen and Sigmund Pretzel Shop.

Astoria Market Holiday Markets between 29th and 31st Sts, 29-19 24th Ave Queens 11102

On three Sundays before Christmas (Dec 4, 11, 18), Queens’ classic Bohemian Hall beer garden transforms into an NYC-centric artisan market chock-full of handmade and vintage merchandise.

Bulletin Holiday Market 55 Wythe Brooklyn

Before you hunt for handcrafted goodies from a variety of local designers, get toasty with spiked hot cocoa. And once you’ve nabbed unique items for the whole fam, celebrate by taking a whirl on the dance floor

Shwick Holiday Market 395 Johnson Ave, Morgan Ave, Brooklyn

Screw packed malls; sift for presents in a cool Bushwick warehouse, where more than 40 vendors hawk their wares, and enjoy music from live DJs as you check off everyone on your list.