Preview the 2017 Union Square Holiday Market

Photo Credit: Javan Ng

Photo Credit: Javan Ng

New York's beloved holiday shopping destination is returning to Union Square this season! The Union Square Holiday Market by Urbanspace will feature over 150 local artisan vendors selling one-of-a-kind, handcrafted items from artwork and jewelry to gourmet foods and drinks. It's the ultimate stop to find a treat for yourself or holiday gifts for loved ones. 

The market opens Thursday, November 16th and runs through Christmas Eve (daily hours listed below). Join millions of New Yorkers to browse the winding aisles and discover eclectic and unique holiday gifts. You'll find handcrafted home goods like olivewood bowls and Swedish dishcloths, winter accessories like wool scarves and handmade hats, and quirky gifts for kids like wooden puzzles and wacky puppets. Warm up afterwards with authentic Persian soup, warm sweet or savory crepes, and rich hot chocolate.

Union Square Holiday Market Hours*

WEEKDAYS  11 AM - 8 PM
SATURDAY   10 AM - 8 PM
SUNDAY        11 AM - 7 PM

*Closed on Thanksgiving

Preview some of our must-see booths, and check out all of the vendors for yourself once the market opens. 

New for 2017

Standouts from this season’s installment include: Kayrock Screen, hand printed posters, cards, books, shirts, and more; Flutter By Katie, beautiful terrariums with real butterflies; Real Weird Art funny, whimsical illustrations; and Boa By Kaya, delicious Taiwanese street food.

In addition to vendors, on Sunday, December 10th The Greatest Showman and Sing for Hope come together for a grassroots-style caroling performance with Broadway Stars.

Parks Pride: NYC Parks Department

Show the park some love and make your first stop the NYC Parks Department booth. Pick up an infamous Union Square Park Squirrel stuffed animal, or your very own Parks winter hat, sign and more. 

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Good-For-You Goodies: Bee Raw

We have to hand it to Bee Raw for crafting the perfect holiday gift that's good for you, good for the planet, and so good to eat! They sell honey in all different flavors from across the country, and if you can't decide on a variety, get a gift pack and try them all. 

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Delicate Designs: Shaya NYC

Shaya NYC is a jewelry design studio that specializes in clean, simple, geometric designs that can be worn during the day and into the night. Each piece is hand-hammered into delicate shapes, and makes the perfect accessory for any jewelry-lover.

Trendy Tights: Zohara Art on Tights

Still need a gift for a trendsetting teen? Stop by the Zohara Art on Tights booth for truly unique clothing featuring funky, trendy designs. Zohara's tights are an expression of every woman's inner rebel, so find a style that speaks to you!

Hot & Fresh: Doughnuttery

Warm up after perusing the market with freshly-made donuts and hot apple cider. These mini donuts make an amazing bite-size treat for you or a gift to take home to a lucky someone. You can also find food gifts in the Urbanspace Provisions section. 

Little Brooklyn

Unique to the Union Square Market, find local vendors from Brooklyn in a dedicated "Little Brooklyn" section. Our favorites including celebrity stickers at Annie Draws Stuff, the extremely customizable Brooklyn Charm, Line Posters subway grid inspired gear and more. 

We See Stars is found in Little Brooklyn

We See Stars is found in Little Brooklyn