Brooklyn Holiday Markets, Christmas Shopping & Hanukkah Shopping
Brooklyn Christmas Shopping, Hanukkah Shopping & Brooklyn Holiday Markets
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.
Brooklyn Holiday Markets Getting Underway
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.
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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.
North Brooklyn Holiday Markets & Shopping
North of Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn NYC
* 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, November & December 2019 from 10 am - 7 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 at Williamsburg Market at 70 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 Nutcracker
The Greenpointers Holiday Market provides a Unique Christmas Shopping Experience in the Greenpoint Neighborhood of Brooklyn
Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 1 - 7 pm
Description. The 12th annual Greenpointers Holiday Market offers 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. Brooklyn holiday markets & shopping in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Location. On the fifth floor at the Greenpoint Loft at 67 West Street in Greenpoint.
Brooklyn Christmas Markets in Bushwick
Holiday Shopping & Holiday Markets in the East Williamsburg / Bushwick Neighborhood of Brooklyn
* AWAITING UPDATE _ Brooklyn Holiday Market in Greenpoint - BK Bazaar
NO INFO FOR 2019 YET _ Sundays, December x, 2019 from 12 noon - 8 pm
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 & Markets in Williamsburg BK
Saturdays & Sundays in November & December 2019 from 10 am - 6 pm
Description. This Brooklyn Flea market is open year round [but moves 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 their last two 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 - Renegade Craft Fair at Brooklyn Expo Center
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping & Markets in Greenpoint Neighborhood
Saturday & Sunday, December 21 & 22, 2019 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
* 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 & Sunday, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 from 11 am - 7 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. 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 Christmas & Hanukkah at the Brooklyn Museum during the Holidays
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. On Saturday the holiday market is being held in the Beaux Arts Court on the 3rd floor and on Sunday it's being held in the Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion on the first floor at the Brooklyn Museum at 200 Eastern Parkway in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn not far from Gowanus, Bedford Stuyvesant, Fort Greene, Prospect Heights, Fort Greene, and Williamsburg.
Monday, December 16, 2019 from 6 - 8.30 pm
Description. 11th Annual Latke Festival to celebrate Hanukkah.
Free with admission which is $16 adults / $10 Seniors & Students / Free for 19 and under.
* Brooklyn Holiday Markets in Gowanus - Brooklyn Bazaar Holiday Shopping
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping & Markets near Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Park Slope in Gowanus
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. The Old Stone House Holiday Book Fair is now in its 7th year. Over a half dozen booksellers from around Brooklyn come to sell old, used and rare books. Holiday shopping & holiday markets in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope.
Location. At the Old Stone House at 336 Third Street between 4th & 5th Avenues in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn.
* AWAITING UPDATE _ MAY NOT RETURN _ Brooklyn Holiday Markets & Holiday Shopping in Park Slope
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping / Christmas & Hanukkah Shopping in the Park Slope Neighborhood of Brooklyn
2018 OLD _ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 / email@example.com
South & West Brooklyn Holiday Markets & Shopping
South of Prospect Avenue / West of Ocean Parkway, not including Coney Island / Brighton Beach
Holiday Market at St Patrick's Church
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.
* Brooklyn Christmas & Hanukkah Shopping in Greenwood Heights - Wanted Design Holiday Market at Industry City
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping & Markets in the Greenwood Heights Neighborhood
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, December 6-8, 13-15 & 20-22, 2019
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 /
* Brooklyn Holiday Shopping in Greenwood Heights - Bust Craftacular Holiday Market at Industry City
Brooklyn Holiday Shopping & Markets in the Greenwood Heights Neighborhood
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
Our Lady of Grace Church Holiday Sale
Saturday & Sunday, November 23 & 24, 2019 from 10 am - 7 pm and 9 am - 5 pm respectively
Description. There's a holiday sales at Our Lady of Grace Church.
Location. It will be 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 Holiday Lights in Dyker Heights
Thursday, November 28, 2019 through January 1, 2020 from 5 pm - 9 pm - from Thanksgiving through New Years from dusk to 9 pm
Description. This neighborhood puts on what has now become a legendary holiday light show that you can view from the street. The Dyker Heights holiday lights event is in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn NYC.
Location. Along 11th, 12th and 13th Avenues between 83rd and 86th Streets.
Contact. www.dykerheights.com / Tel 718.837.0225
* Brooklyn Holidays - Fort Hamilton Holiday Market & Tree Lighting BK
Friday, December 6, 2019 from 4 to 9 pm / the tree lighting is 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. 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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