Brooklyn Holiday Markets, Christmas Shopping & Hanukkah Shopping
Brooklyn Christmas Shopping, Hanukkah Shopping & Brooklyn Holiday Markets
*** Be sure to visit our Brooklyn Holiday Events page, as it contains related holiday events with a shopping element to them.
*** For links to holiday events and markets in all five boroughs of NYC scroll down to the bottom of this report.
EDITOR NOTE. While it seems we've turned the corner on the CoVid pandemic, it's after effects still linger. Hence a number of holiday markets we saw in 2019 may not yet return in 2021 for reasons related to CoVid, or possibly finances, or perhaps an assessment that the rewards of a holiday market at this time aren't worth the risks of operating one. Lastly, shopkeepers / market makers still have to operate knowing there remains some uncertainty in being able to obtain the selection goods you want in the time frame you want because of lingering issues associated with the supply chain. So while they may not return this year, they might make a comeback next year.
Brooklyn Holiday Markets Getting Underway
Holiday outdoor markets have been on the rise in Brooklyn since the dawn of the 21st century. While some date back many years, some are relatively new.
Shopping at holiday markets alone, with friends, or with the kids gives folks a chance to enjoy the fruits of their labor and satisfy some of their yearnings and some of the yearnings of those we love.
Each of the Brooklyn holiday markets is a bit different, as some are organized by community groups and others by business organizations. Oftentimes one can find artisanal products that are made in NYC or NYS.
The Brooklyn holiday markets get underway shortly after Halloween, with some coming opening up about the time of Thanksgiving. The Brooklyn holiday markets are located in or near the following Brooklyn neighborhoods - Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Bushwick, Fort Greene, Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Prospect Park, Park Slope, Sunset Park, Bayridge, Gowanus, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Dyker Heights. Many either include the serving of some beverage like hot chocolate and generally snacks like cookies - or are near food vendors and restaurants.
Click here to read our report about Brooklyn Holiday Markets & Shopping - Brooklyn NYC. Or click here to read our report on Brooklyn Holiday Events / Things to do BK.
Brooklyn Holiday Markets, Christmas Shopping & Hanukkah Shopping
Brooklyn Christmas Shopping, Brooklyn Holiday Markets & Brooklyn Hanukkah Holiday Shopping
The following includes a number of Brooklyn holiday markets & Brooklyn holiday shopping events including Brooklyn shopping & markets for Christmas, Hanukkah and possibly Kwanzaa in the future.
Mostly Done 12.17.21
We'll update periodically through the holidays.
Asterisked markets have NOT been updated to 2021. Pay attention to the dates / year.
North Brooklyn Holiday Markets & Shopping
North of Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn NYC
Nothing is posted on their Website. I called and left a Message. Stay tuned.
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping - Brooklyn Navy Yard Holiday Market
Brooklyn Holiday Market & Shopping near the Dumbo, Williamsburg, Clinton Hill and Fort Greene Neighborhoods in Brooklyn / Brooklyn Holiday markets & Shopping - Brooklyn NYC
Description. A holiday shopping market at the Brooklyn Navy Yard where30 vendors are selling crafts, jewelry, clothing, household goods, furniture and other items. Food and drink made in Brooklyn will also be available for sale. Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping near the Dumbo, Williamsburg, Clinton Hill and Fort Greene neighborhoods in Brooklyn.
Location. At the Brooklyn Navy Yard - entering at Flushing Avenue & Navy Street at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Brooklyn Holiday Markets in Williamsburg - Artists & Fleas Christmas Shopping BK
Saturdays & Sundays Weekends, November & December 2021 from 11 am - 6 pm
Description. This Williamsburg Brooklyn market showcases local artists and designers on weekends year round. On Small Business Saturday they're hosting a celebratory event for the 75 or so small vendors selling out of this space. Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Location. There's the Artists & Fleas / Regeneration market at Williamsburg Market at 66 North 7th Street in Williamsburg.
* Bulletin Holiday Market at the William Vale Hotel in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. There was a Brooklyn holiday market in Williamsburg at his locale in 2017 but not sure what happened in 2018 nor what will happen this year.
Brooklyn Holiday Markets in Greenpoint - Greenpointers Holiday Market
This Year  it's NOT the Greenpointers Holiday Market but rather an Open House of Love Related Vendors in a New Event Production Space
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 6.30 - 8.30 pm
Description. A number of vendors selling flowers, photography, food, sound service amidst the serving of light bites and drinks. This is NOT exactly a Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.
In 2019 the 12th annual Greenpointers Holiday Market offered foods, art, crafts, jewelry, pottery, clothing and other objets d'art for sale. There will be about 60 vendors which include entertainment options like music, card reading, tattoos and nails.
The photo at right was from a Greenpoint holiday market in 2019.
As of this post the traditional Greenpointers Holiday Market did not appear to be returning, but stay tuned.
Location. At 64 Dobbin Street in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn NYC.
Contact. email rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org / www.greenpointers.com
Brooklyn Christmas Markets in Bushwick
Holiday Shopping & Holiday Markets in the East Williamsburg / Bushwick Neighborhood of Brooklyn
This Holiday Market does Not Appear to be Returning as their Site is being Revamped & no Notice of any holiday market for 2021
Brooklyn Holiday Market in Greenpoint - BK Bazaar
Description. They host a couple of different holiday markets. See their website for details.
The photo at right shows the restaurant area inside Brooklyn Bazaar in Greenpoint following the closing of one of their holiday markets in 2018.
Location. At Brooklyn Bazaar at 150 Greenpoint Avenue in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. Editor's Note. Please note that there are two Brooklyn Bazaars - one in Greenpoint and one in Gowanus - scroll down below.
Brooklyn Holiday Markets in Williamsburg - Brooklyn Flea Holiday Market BK
Brooklyn Hanukkah Shopping & Holiday Markets in Williamsburg BK
Sundays in November 7 - December 19, 2021 from 10 am - 4 pm
Description. Currently this appears to be a one-day per week holiday market that ends as noted in the dates above.
HISTORICALLY - This Brooklyn Flea market pre-pandemic was open year round [but moved to different locations based on seasons - summer Dumbo & Williamsburg] with seventy-five vendors selling vintage, antiques, clothing, and other goods. They've been doing this since 2013? and two of their three pre-pandemic winters / locales were in Industry City  and Atlantic Center . Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Location. There's the Brooklyn Flea at 25 Kent Avenue in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.
* CLOSED _ Fort Greene Holiday Market Appears to have ended in 2014
Fort Greene Holiday Market was held on the first, second or third Saturday after Black Friday from 11 am - 5 pm. It was run in 2012, 2013 & 2014 and appears to have gone on hiatus after that. It was held at the Urban Assembly of Arts & Letters school entrance is on Clermont Avenue, between DeKalb Avenue and Willoughby Avenue. This may be due to the arrival of Brooklyn Flea which runs a holiday market at One Hanson Place in Fort Greene. They recently moved to 341 Atlantic Ave near the Barclays Center - see above.
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping in Greenpoint - Brooklyn Expo Center Two Markets
I. Renegade Craft Fair - Brooklyn Holiday Shopping in Greenpoint Neighborhood
Saturday & Sunday, December 4 & 5, 2021 from 11 am - 5 pm
Description. This event is billed as, "The BUST Craftacular is a celebration of DIY culture, featuring handmade and vintage vendors from all over the nation. There will also be food, cocktails,prizes and DIY activities for all ages." Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Location. There's the Renegade Craft Fair at the Brooklyn Expo Center at 79 Franklin Street at [and] 72 Noble Street in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.renegadecraft.com / www.brooklynexpocenter.com
II. American Field Pop Up - Bk Holiday Markets in Greenpoint Neighborhood
Saturday & Sunday, December 18 & 19, 2021 from 11 am - 5 pm
Description. This market is billed as, " ... discover New York based artisans, support local brands, and shop gifts that give back to social justice causes. Over 30 independent designers and crafts people will be featured, offering fashion,
beauty and grooming products, home decor, leather goods and more..." Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Admission. $5 tickets which include food & beer samples.
Location. There's the American Field at the Brooklyn Expo Center at 79 Franklin Street at [and] 72 Noble Street in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.shopaf.co [Editor's Note - NOT www.shopaf.com] / www.brooklynexpocenter.com
We Don't See Anything at the Historical Society for 2021, so I called and left a Message ... stay tuned
BUT The Handmade Collective is doing an online market through Etsy on Nov 20, 2021.
Holiday Shopping Downtown Brooklyn - NY Handmade Collective Holiday Market at Brooklyn Historical Society
Holiday Market at the Brooklyn Historical Society in the Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood
Description. Some of the organizers / participants are formerly of Etsy. presents makers of unique items. Free entry but they encourage rsvp at https://www.facebook.com/nyhcollective/ . Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood NYC.
Location. The NY Handmade Collective Holiday market is being held at the Brooklyn Historical Society at 128 Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights.
Contact. www.nyhandmadecollective.org / www.brooklynhistory.org / Tel 718.222.4111
Downtown Brooklyn Holiday Markets - Shopping FAD Market in BK
Brooklyn Shopping & Holiday Markets in Downtown Brooklyn
Saturday & Sundays, December 4 & 5, 11 & 12, 18 & 19, 2021 from 11 am - 6 pm
Description. The market includes 60 independent artists & designer jewelry, art, clothing and home decor. Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping in the downtown neighborhood of Brooklyn NYC.
Two Locations. At St. Paul's Church at 190 Court Street in Cobble Hill and the Invisible Dog Art Center at 51 Bergen Street in Boerum Hill. These markets are intended to serve Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens.
OLD _ From 2019 _ There's FAD Market [Fashion / Art / Design] market at City Point at 445 Albee Square West in the Downtown Brooklyn neighborhood. There's FAD Market [Fashion / Art / Design] market at Invisible Dog Art Center at 51 Bergen Street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood in Brooklyn.
Central Brooklyn Holiday Markets
Holiday Shopping in BK
South of Atlantic Avenue / North of Prospect Avenue & North of Church Avenue [west of Ocean Pkwy] / West of Utica Avenue
Brooklyn Holiday Markets in the LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park
Wednesday - Sunday, December 4 - 30, 2021 from 12 noon - 6 pm - CaribBeing Holiday Market
Saturdays, December 4 - 18, 2021 from 11 am - 6 pm - Brooklyn Pop Up Market
Description. The CaribBeing and Brooklyn Pop Up Markets may be found at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park. Holiday markets in Brooklyn BK NYC.
Location. At the LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park.
Brooklyn Museum Christmas & Hanukkah Holiday Market in Brooklyn NYC
Holiday Shopping in the Prospect Heights Neighborhood of Brooklyn NYC
Description. The Brooklyn Museum holiday market features more than thirty vendors offering artwork, jewelry, fashion, home and apothecary goods.
Location. At the Brooklyn Museum Plaza at 200 Eastern Parkway in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. Holiday markets not far from Gowanus, Bedford Stuyvesant, Fort Greene, Prospect Heights, Fort Greene, and Williamsburg in Brooklyn NYC.
As of this post 12.3.21, I don't see Anything for 2021
Brooklyn Holiday Markets in Gowanus - Brooklyn Bazaar Holiday Shopping
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping & Markets near Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Park Slope in Gowanus
OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Sundays, December 1, 8 & 15, 2019 from 11 am - 5 pm
Description. The 7th edition of the Brooklyn Bazaar holiday market includes ﬁne handmade goods, delicious food & drinks, music, craft activities and community.
Location. There's the Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar at 501 Union Street in the Gowanus neighborhood. Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping near Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Park Slope in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Editor's Note. Please note that there are two Brooklyn Bazaars - one in Greenpoint and one in Gowanus - scroll up above.
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping in Park Slope - The Old Stone House Holiday Book Fair
Description. This Old Stone House Holiday Market will be held in Washington Park which is adjacent to the Old Stone House. The pop up bazaar will include fashion, bath, beauty, home decor and more. The market is being held outdoors around the Park. Holiday shopping & holiday markets in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope.
But be advised that this BAZAAR will NOT BE A BOOK FAIR like they did in 2019 was in its 7th year. In 2019 over a half dozen booksellers from around Brooklyn come to sell old, used and rare books. But this year it's the bazaar described above.
Location. At the Old Stone House at 336 Third Street between 4th & 5th Avenues in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn.
I Don't See Anything for 2021, and they've not done a Holiday Market Since 2018, so ...
Brooklyn Holiday Markets & Holiday Shopping at Old First Reformed Church in Park Slope
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping / Christmas & Hanukkah Shopping in the Park Slope Neighborhood of Brooklyn
OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 1 – 6 pm
Description. This Park Slope Brooklyn holiday market includes food, beverages and entertainment, as well as handmade works of art, fashion, jewelry, accessories and home decor. It's free and there's an rsvp which is closed as of this post on 10/25/18. For details contact them at email@example.com. Brooklyn holiday shopping & markets in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn NYC.
Location. The Old First Reformed Church at 729 Carroll Street in Park Slope hosts Made by Hand Markets.
Contact. www.oldfirstbrooklyn.org / firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean Street Holiday Market in Crown Heights near Prospect Park
Sunday, November 28, 2021 from 1 - 6 pm
Description. The Dean Street Market opens Sunday, November 28, 2021 from 1 - 6 pm. I think this is a one day market of vintage and sustainable / recycled items by a store that trades in such things.
Location. At 838 Dean Street in Crown Heights not far from Prospect Park.
South & West Brooklyn Holiday Markets & Shopping
South of Prospect Avenue / West of Ocean Parkway, not including Coney Island / Brighton Beach
I Don't See Anything for 2021, so stay tuned ...
Holiday Market at St Patrick's Church
OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Saturday & Sunday, November 23 & 24, 2019 from 9 am - 5 pm
Description. There's a holiday market at St Patrick's Church. There will be 30 tables of arts and crafts for sale.
Location. At 97th Street and 4th Avenue in the Bayridge neighborhood of Brooklyn.
I don't see Anything by Wanted Design for Holidays 2021
Brooklyn Christmas & Hanukkah Holiday Shopping & Markets in Greenwood Heights
Wanted Design Holiday Market at Industry City in the Greenwood Heights Neighborhood of BK
OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, December 6-8, 13-15 & 20-22, 2019 - from 11 am - 7 pm
Description. This event organized by Wanted Design enables shoppers to find unique gift items, many of which are sold by the folks who made them. Items include lighting, small furniture, textiles, jewelry & accessories and more. Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping in the Greenwood Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn near Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, Gowanus & Park Slope.
Location. At Industry City at 51 35th Street in the Greenwood Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.wanteddesignnyc.com / www.industrycity.com /
It's Early December, I don't see anything for 2021 & their Website isn't working ...
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping in Greenwood Heights
Bust Craftacular Holiday Market at Industry City - Brooklyn Holiday Shopping & Markets
OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Saturday & Sunday, December 7 & 8, 2019 from 11 am - 7 pm
Description. This event is billed as, "The BUST Craftacular is a celebration of DIY culture, featuring handmade and vintage vendors from all over the nation. There will also be food, cocktails,prizes and DIY activities for all ages." Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping in the Greenwood Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn near Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, Gowanus & Park Slope.
Location. At Industry City at 220 36th Street on the ground floor in Industry City in the Greenwood Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.craftacular.bust.com / www.industrycity.com /
Bayridge Brooklyn Holiday Shopping & Holiday Markets
Holiday Shopping in Bayridge Brooklyn near Sunset Park
Location. They have an active commercial district in the downtown section of the Bayridge neighborhood at 5th Avenue. More to come at a later date.
South & East Brooklyn Holiday Markets
Holiday Shopping in Brooklyn
South of Atlantic Avenue & East of Utica Avenue but including Cypress Hills / East of Ocean Parkway while South of Church Avenue, but including Coney Island & Brighton Beach / East New York & Spring Creek are the Eastern Border
Nostrand Avenue Holiday Market in Prospect Lefferts Gardens BK
Saturday - December 18, 2021 from 1 - 7 pm
Description. There's a holiday sale at the Art Nouveau featuring about 40 local vendors and artisans.
Location. At Art Nouveau at 1105 Nostrand Avenue in the Prospect Lefferts Garden neighborhoood of Brooklyn.
Contact. Email - email@example.com / 917.615.4555.
Kwanzaa Crawl in Harlem & Brooklyn - Kwanzaa Markets in Manhattan NYC
Sunday, December 26, 2021 from 12 noon - 11 pm
Description. This is a restaurant / bar crawl. You pick the first place on the list you want to go and then the remaining three places are randomly selected by the organizer. You also select a team number so you can be assigned to a crawl group. On the first day of Kwanzaa, 12/26/21 you meet your group at an assigned location and off on the crawl you go.
Admission. $55 [early bird before 12/10/21 / $65 thereafter / No Refunds
Contact. It's by Kwanzaa Crawl on Eventbrite. FB - www.facebook.com/KwanzaaCrawl
Editor's Note - we have not met the organizers and we have not partaken in this crawl, so this listing comes w/o the due diligence we normally do.
Our Lady of Grace Church Holiday Sale
Wednesday - Friday, December 3, 2021 from 10 am - 5 pm
Description. There's a holiday sales at Our Lady of Grace Church.
Location. HISTORICALLY - It was held in the Father Cutrone Gym at 385 Avenue W in the Gravesend neighborhoood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.olgbk.org / www.ourladyofgrace-brooklyn.org
Brooklyn Holidays - Fort Hamilton Holiday Market & Tree Lighting BK
Friday, December 3, 2021 from 4 to 8 pm / the tree lighting is usually at 5.30 pm
FYI _ On Thanksgiving Day there's a dinner from 3 - 7 pm at the Community Club.
Description. Free admission to a holiday market and tree lighting event on the Fort Hamilton Base in Dyker Heights in Brooklyn.
Special Requirements. Registration required for non DoD ID card holders. You must provide a valid picture ID card to enter the Fort Hamilton Garrison. A printed ticket confirmation is not necessary to enter, but is recommended. CoVid protocols remain in effect. Brooklyn holiday shopping markets and holiday events in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn NYC.
The photo at right shows the holiday festivities in 2018 at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn.
Location. Located at Sterling Drive, Building 404 in the Fort Hamilton neighborhood of Brooklyn. Entrance is located at 101st Street & Fort Hamilton Pkwy. Fort Hamilton holiday events in Brooklyn. Parking only available for Fort Hamilton tenants.
Contact. https://hamilton.armymwr.com / Tel 718.630.4482
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping in Marine Park
Location. At the Historic Hendrick's House at 1940 East 36th Street in the Marine Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. Organized by the Friends of the Lott House at the NYC Parks historic site. More to come at a later date.
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