Holiday Markets Union Square: 2023 In-Depth Guide

Experience the joy of easy and stress-free shopping at the Union Square Holiday Market in NYC. This sanctuary in the heart of the city promises a delightful experience, where finding the perfect gifts is as enjoyable as the seasonal ambiance.

Union Square Park becomes a bustling bazaar with over 150 vendors during its annual Holiday Market. Quality items abound at affordable prices, so get your wallets ready this holiday season. Be sure to nab those special coupons for local businesses, up for grabs at the information booth for bigger savings.

Be it seeking gifts for loved ones or indulging in some well-deserved “self-gifting,” you’re bound to have an extraordinary shopping experience. The place is a real gem, filled with a variety of affordable things ready for you to purchase.

Follow along as we explore the Union Square Market, brimming with delights and discoveries.

Union Square Holiday Market Tickets

This event is free and open to the public.

Nearby Hotels and Lodging

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Other Attractions in NYC

Indulge in the eclectic charm of NYC, where every borough is a canvas of incredible stories and experiences. Start your holiday adventure with these fun attractions:

About Union Square Holiday Market

Plunge into a holiday shopping adventure at the city’s yearly outdoor bazaar – overflowing with inexpensive treasures! Over 150 local craftsmen are eager to reveal their assortment of creations and products. Every path in the market this year leads to a charming new stall, encouraging exploration and delightful surprises.

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Whether searching for chic clothing, irresistible gastronomic delights, or beautiful decors – this is your one-stop destination to check off every item on your festive shopping list!

Shop for Bookworms

  • Alabaster Bookshop
  • Aum Shanti Bookshop
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Books Of Wonder
  • Forbidden Planet

Shop for Kiddos

  • Camp Stores
  • Jacadi Paris
  • Kidding Around
  • Rookie USA

Shop for Beauty Queens

  • Blue Mercury
  • Fresh Beauty
  • Glowbar
  • Rescue Spa

Click here for the complete list of vendors at the Holiday Markets Union Square.

Union Square Holiday Market Date and Time

“When does Union Square Holiday Market open?” you may ask. The event delights shoppers from November 16, 2023, to December 24, 2024.

Weekday: 11 AM to 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM to 8 PM
Sunday: 11 AM to 7 PM

Union Square Holiday Market Venue

Located at the Union Square Holiday Market 14th St New York NY and 17th Street, and the Union Square West and Union Square East.

Experience the Union Square Holiday Market

Though the Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park was recently hailed as the best Christmas market worldwide, there’s no need to fetch your passport just yet as Union Square Holiday Market awaits just around the corner.

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When it comes to unique artisan goods and charming finds, Union Square Market spoils you for choice. From handcrafted jewelry and boutique clothing to artisanal foods and handmade toys, there’s plenty for everyone on your list. Culinary enthusiasts and food lovers will certainly enjoy the gourmet delights on offer, which include unique specialty spices, artisanal cheeses, and homemade jams, while lovers of arts and crafts will treasure hand-blown glass ornaments, striking pottery pieces, and meticulously woven scarves.

Want a sneak peek of the largest greenmarket? Check the Union Square Holiday Market photos that provide a stunning visual journey through this festive shopping haven.

The magic of the holiday markets opening redefines the wonder of the season. So, wander within the charming stalls of the Union Square. Who knows, perhaps you’ll find the ideal gift for that special someone or simply a treat for yourself after a year’s worth of hard work. Happy shopping!


Start Date:

November 16, 2023

End Date:

December 24, 2023



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