Holiday Markets To Check Out This Season In And Around Jersey City
It’s the most beautiful time of the year! What better way to get in the festive mood than a holiday market? It’s the perfect activity to enjoy some holiday cheer and get some shopping done. Enjoy a day filled with shopping, seasonal treats, Santa, music, and more at one of these markets. Luckily, there are many holiday markets to check out this season near Jersey City.
December 17th, 6–9 pm
On Friday, December 17, from 6–9 pm, enjoy a night and support local businesses, share the holiday spirit, network, and have a great time at the J.C. Women’s Collaborative Holiday Bazaar. There will be free wine and cheese! Enjoy good music and shop small by supporting local femme makers.
Firmament Gallery at the Nimbus Arts Center Presents Holiday Art and Gift Market – now through 12/23, open weekdays 4–7 pm and during Jersey City Nutcracker performances! Complete your holiday shopping with this collection of art and craft items by Jersey City artists and makers. A portion of all proceeds benefits Nimbus’ programs in the Jersey City schools!
November 19th-January 2nd
Bryant Park Winter Village is a must-visit during this season! It is Manhattan’s winter wonderland. Enjoy New York City’s only free admission ice skating rink, the Holiday Shops, and rinkside eats and drinks at The Lodge Deck by Urbanspace. You can now reserve tickets here.
Wednesdays & Saturdays
November 27 to December 22, 2021
About 45 mins away from Jersey City, check out this festive holiday market in Holmdel, NJ. Mask up and shop at their indoor market filled with fun holiday gifts, local artisans, farmers’ markets, and more.
Every Sunday from November 7 to December 19th, 10 am to 4 pm
Mask up and check out the Dumbo x Brooklyn Flea Holiday Market! This is a fun and festive holiday market where the surrounding streets will be decorated with lights and a tree on Pearl St Triangle along with Santa’s Mailbox, live music, hot beverages from local eateries, and a scavenger hunt to help you find even more great local stores. Join them on 11/28, 12/5, 12/12 + 12/19.
This holiday season, shop at The Holiday Village at MetroTech Commons, a curated open-air retail market in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn celebrating local artisans! The open-air marketplace has more than 25 vendors selling products made in NYC. It’s the perfect market to find some gifts from local artisans. The Holiday Village is located in the center of the Commons. They are from Thursday, December 17, to Thursday, December 24, from 11 am to 7 pm.
The Grand Central Virtual Holiday Fair is here! Thousands of gifts and infinite inspiration, wherever you are. But, there’s one way this holiday season is as magical as ever: you still want to give joy to those you love. To help, they are bringing the Grand Central Holiday Fair to you – virtually! To start, choose your gift category, visit the stores’ pages, and get gifting by clicking “Shop Now.” Each of their 60+ artisans and retailers offers direct shipping in the U.S.
The Union Square Holiday Market will be back this year and better than ever! It is an internationally renowned Holiday Market located at the heart of New York City, in Union Square Park. It is hailed as a must-visit destination, with over 160 vendors for unique gifts created by local craftsmen, artists, and entrepreneurs. Over millions of people browse the winding aisles each year, enjoying this unique and eclectic holiday experience, and we are very excited to return this year to share the holiday magic tradition.
Updated December 13, 2021