The Best Manhattan Holiday Markets for Gift Shopping

Manhattan makes holiday shopping fun and easy with several markets to choose from for decorations, food, winter activities and one-of-a-kind gifts.

 

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

Open from October 29th to January 2nd

Monday to Friday, 11am to 8pm | Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 8pm

 

One of NYC’s best parks offers over 100 custom-designed ‘jewel box’ kiosks with boutique vendors from across the world. Top your shopping off with dozens of superb dining and drinking options alongside the park’s free 17,000-square-foot ice skating rink.

 

Union Square Holiday Market

Open from November 18th to December 24th

Monday to Saturday, 11am to 8pm | Sundays, 11am to 7pm

 

This European-inspired, open-air market has over 160 vendors with unique gifts created by local craftsmen, artists and entrepreneurs. The sprawling park market also has a kid’s arts studio, live music and more.

 

Grand Central Holiday Fair

Open from November 15th to December 24th

Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm | Saturdays and Sundays, 11am to 5pm

 

Indoors and mere blocks from the Roger Smith Hotel, the scenic Vanderbilt Hall offers an eclectic mix of vendors for art, home goods, toys, jewelry and clothing. Also don’t miss Grand Central’s historic landmarks and eateries, including the cavernous Grand Concourse Ceiling and the Jazz Age-inspired Campbell Bar.

 

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

Open from November 29th to December 24th

Monday to Saturday, 11am to 8pm | Sundays, 11am to 7pm

 

Central Park is the quintessential New York holiday destination, both for its splendor and for the Columbus Circle Holiday Market in the southwestern corner (near the park entrance and Billionaires’ Row), with the fair bringing in a diverse haul of seasonal goodies and gifts.

 

Artists & Fleas in Chelsea

Thursday to Monday, 11am to 7PM | Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 7pm

 

This indoor market has a weekly rotation of artists, curators and changemakers hawking chic, creative wares. Located right next to the Highline so you can fit in a scenic walk, this year there will also be a series of weekend holiday pop-ups.