The famous Union Square Holiday Market is one of the biggest holiday markets in the city. From mid-November until Christmas the market on Union Square attracts lots of visitors from all over the world.
Especially on the weekends, the crowds at the Union Square Holiday Markets remind us of Black Friday shopping in the city. It does get pretty crowded, so keep that in mind, when you’re looking for a great time to visit the holiday market. During the weekend it’s much slower compared to weekends. This year, the Union Square Holiday Market starts on November 21st.
Things to do in Union Square Holiday Market
With more than 100 vendors the Union Square Holiday Market offers a great choice of shopping options from local artists, food and festive drink options like hot chocolate and coffee with fancy holiday flavors. If you’re looking for a Christmas gift, this is the place to go. Keep in mind that certain items might be a bit overpriced.
Other than that, you can also find accessories and New York souvenirs for yourself. The Union Square Holiday Market is very well known for its artisan shops. There are also different sections within the market like “Little Brooklyn” or “Urbanspace Provisions”, a warming area for colder days (Presented by Citi) and areas with live music.
If you’re looking for the list of the Union Square Holiday Market vendors please click here.
Our YouTube Video of the Union Square Holiday Market
Union Square Holiday Market hours
The hours of the Union Square Holiday market are from:
- November 18 – December 24