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...
i) Saks Fifth Avenue 49th and Fifth (212) 753-4000
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.
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
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)
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.
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
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.