We rounded up 10 of the best, craftiest and quirkiest holiday markets and fairs in Manhattan Brooklyn and Queens, from Artists & Fleas in Chelsea Market to the Morbid Anatomy Holiday Fair.
Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Market is a rotating pop-up shop held throughout the year at Chelsea Market that brings together a curated collection of independent designers, emerging artists and vintage collectors from the Artists & Fleas family over time to the heart of Chelsea Market and the Meatpacking District. Inside Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave (between 15th & 16th Streets). Open daily.
BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular & Food Fair. Join BUST in NYC’s hip Chelsea ‘hood for a two-day shopping, eating, crafting, and merrymaking extravaganza featuring over 200 amazing handmade, vintage, and fancy-food vendors. December 15 & 16, 10am-7pm. Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street (at 6th Ave).
Holiday Market by Flea Marqueta at Urban Garden Center features local vendors and artists in Harlem. Saturdays and Sundays in December, 10am-7pm. 116th and Park Ave.
Pop-up Holiday Shop at the City Reliquary. Features Better Off Spread, Fatty Cakes NY and The Jam Stand – independent minded, deliciously creative local food makers. Open Thursday – Sunday 12-6 pm. 370 Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg.
Morbid Anatomy Holiday Fair. This year’s iteration will feature oodles of taxidermy, artful bones, unusual antiques, odd edibles, Krampus cards, Morbid Anatomy swag, obscure books, abject housewares and assorted curiosities by vendors including Ryan Matthew Cohn of TV’s Oddities; Morbid Anatomy Taxidermists in Residence; and artists. There will also be music and beer provided by Brooklyn Brewery. 543 Union Street, Gowanus.
Brooklyn Night Bazaar. This year the Night Bazaar is located in its new permanent home in Greenpoint. It brings together local artists, food vendors and musicians every Friday and Saturday night. There’s a psychedelic room with ping pong tables, mini-golf and the Sketchbook Project’s mobile sketchbook library. 165 Banker Street, Greenpoint. 6-12pm every Friday and Saturday.
Holiday Craft Bazaar at Huckleberry Bar. Sip egg nog or hot buttered rum and shop for artisan crafts while DJ Dapper Santa spins holiday tunes. There will be jewelry, clothing, ornaments and homemade baked goods for sale at Huckleberry Bar. Sunday, December 15 at 2:00 pm. 588 Grand Street, Williamsburg.
Etsy Handmade Holiday Cavalcade is a biannual Craft Fair In NYC, put together by the dedication and DIY drive of Etsy New York- local New York metro area Etsy Sellers. Come out and shop the unique handmade gifts of your local Etsy Shops while snacking on locally made sweets and connecting with other small crafty businesses. December 14 & 15, 10am-5pm. The Space, 50 N 3rd Street (Between Kent & Wythe), Williamsburg.
Astoria Holiday Market is an artisan market filled with handmade, baked, and vintage goods. The market is based out of the Main Hall of the famous Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden. December 15, 12-6pm. 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria.
LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market. The largest market in Queens is back for the holidays! The Flea Market rocked LIC all summer, and it’s back to help you celebrate the holidays with three special weekends. December 7 & 8, 14 & 15 and 21 & 22. 5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City