Union Square Holiday Market

Union Square Holiday Market

Christmas Market and Gift Shop
Union Square, New York
  • Vicki L.
    "... chilly out and split a hot cider together :)"(7 Tips)
    Himali W.
    "Fun to check out but the food stalls are a madhouse."(2 Tips)
    "Less crowded than the market by Columbus Circle."(8 Tips)
    Carlos R.
    "Best empanadas and great snack while walking around the market!"(4 Tips)
69 Tips and reviews
  • cookies
  • hot chocolate
  • cute
  • empanadas
  • crêpes
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  • Wejdan
    Wejdan1 week ago
    Best holiday market in the city.
  • Karen
    Karen1 week ago
    Been here 10+ times
    I'm on the fence about this holiday market. The ambiance is amazing, but the cost for everything is highly overpriced, except the hot food items.
  • Himali W.
    Himali WDecember 4, 2016
    Fun to check out but the food stalls are a madhouse.
  • Elle F.
    Elle F.September 20, 2016
    Annual Christmas Market. Operates Daily from Late November through Christmas Eve.
  • Curtis S.
    Curtis ShoungFebruary 26, 2016
    touristy? yes. crowded? yes. might rain on you? yes. but still kinda fun and very xmas-y
  • Paige C.
    Paige CDecember 31, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    So much fun to come here and check out the little shops and food vendors!
  • Cameron B.
    Cameron BorrielloDecember 29, 2015
    Great gifts for the holidays! Check out the food on back end.
  • Andrew P.
    Andrew PerezDecember 23, 2015
    Too many people, but if you find the guy with the truffle oil BUY IT.
  • Mónica A.
    Mónica AsensioDecember 22, 2015
    The best!!!
  • Jastine K.
    Jastine KhoDecember 20, 2015
    Great place to pick-up gifts for friends and family. Support local businesses!!
  • Chet M.
    Chet ManciniDecember 20, 2015
    Mostly random foodstuffs, decor, hats, and scarves
  • DoubleDeuce
    DoubleDeuceDecember 18, 2015
    Get some holiday snacks and drinks for you and a gift for someone else!
  • Meaghan K.
    Meaghan KennyDecember 17, 2015
    Go earlier in the day, much less crowded!
  • Karan T.
    Karan TamhaneDecember 15, 2015
    Always a great place to hang out and grab a bite while sipping some hot cider.
  • Netsirk
    NetsirkDecember 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    A great market that closes at 8PM on weekdays. Less crowded than the market by Columbus Circle. Support local artisans.
  • Anne B.
    Anne BrooksDecember 12, 2015
    Charming holiday market, probably my favorite in NYC
  • Jess H.
    Jess HueyNovember 30, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Gets crowded during the weekends but tons of booths and great to wander around a look for cute gifts!
  • jiresell
    jiresellNovember 29, 2015
    It's fun do walk around at this market. Kind of a holiday tradition.
  • Lindsay L.
    Lindsay LongobardiNovember 24, 2015
    Great shops!!! Worth walking around to find a unique gift!
  • Spencer V.
    Spencer VairoJanuary 4, 2015
    Great collection of artists and craftsmanship, smells amazing too!
  • Jason B.
    Jason BrewDecember 31, 2014
    The crowds can be overwhelming, but there are some very talented artisans with some unique gifts to be found if you look past the expected fare
  • Jen M.
    Jen MakulowichDecember 24, 2014
    It's gotten so crowded recently. I've found the best time to go is weeknights.
  • Error404 H.
    Error404 Hack2learnDecember 22, 2014
    If you need a unique holiday gift. This is the place to go.
  • Sara .
    Sara 🌈⚔🍾December 22, 2014
    Lots of vendors, but the selection had gotten less diverse and more expensive every year. Yummy snack options- hot apple cider is my favorite.
  • Ben M.
    Ben MackeyDecember 22, 2014
    German Delights sells authentic pfeffernüsse (German spiced cookies)!
  • Sunaina S.
    Sunaina SwaminathanDecember 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Perfect setting to soak up all the local creativity. I support small business owners and so should you...
  • Amy R.
    Amy RobertsonDecember 20, 2014
    Good merch but a total madhouse on the weekends
  • Mike K.
    Mike KavourasDecember 20, 2014
    Kubiya Games
  • Nicolette R.
    Nicolette RomeroDecember 18, 2014
    Try the "No Chewing Allowed" hot chocolate!
  • Meg M.
    Meg McNamaraDecember 15, 2014
    Always crowded but the (empanadas esp) make the gift shopping tolerable.
  • Jessica N.
    Jessica NgDecember 14, 2014
    It's a little crowded to wander around at times, but still so much fun!
  • Sagy M.
    Sagy MirandaDecember 6, 2014
    you'll need cash
  • Jessica B.
    Jessica BishopNovember 30, 2014
    Get the hot chocolate from No Chewing Allowed. It's the best ever!!
  • Carlos R.
    Carlos RussoNovember 29, 2014
    Make sure to stop and try La Sonrisa Empanadas! Best empanadas and great snack while walking around the market!
  • Jason S.
    Jason S.November 26, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    More crafts and gift stands, but plenty of warm and delicious food, like hot Sigmund's Pretzels, Bar Suzette crepes, Arancini Brothers' arancini, and more!
  • Anna O.
    Anna OhareNovember 25, 2014
    Wrap up warm and go drink some hot apple cider while wandering around the stalls.
  • Ben M.
    Ben MackeyNovember 25, 2014
    Holy damn the hot chocolate from "No Chewing Allowed!" is AMAZING. Come at night, get yourself a cup and wander around the beautiful handcrafted wares.
  • Tani Y.
    Tani YeeNovember 24, 2014
    Super crowded 😬
  • Zayed K.
    Zayed KhanNovember 23, 2014
    Seems to get bigger every year. Smells terrific, thanks to the stalls selling baked goods, soap/ body care/ shaving products, teas and spice, etc. Hot apple cider is a must.
  • Berk K.
    Berk KapiciogluNovember 23, 2014
    Get a hot cider while walking through an unlimited supply of cute Christmas shops.
  • Talia F.
    Talia FisherNovember 22, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Go to taste of Persia and get the Ash Reshteh vegetarian noodle soup.
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhNovember 15, 2014
    Get into the festive mood here :)
  • The F.
    The ForestDecember 23, 2013
    Check out these lovely hand-knit hoods at Nirvanna Designs.
  • Charles P.
    Charles PhotoframdDecember 23, 2013
    One of the best outdoor holiday markets in the NY-Metro area!
  • Ben Z.
    Ben ZweigDecember 23, 2013
    Please don't buy your child a shirt with a bug window...
  • Alexis G.
    Alexis GayDecember 21, 2013
    Pro-tip: Yes, they'll take credit cards. But if you're in marathon-shopping mode, save yourself some time and take out cash beforehand!
  • Vicki L.
    Vicki LoDecember 15, 2013
    Cute spot to wander! Bring a date to cuddle with when it's chilly out and split a hot cider together :)
  • Emily
    EmilyDecember 3, 2013
    You NEED to try one of the cannoli!!!!
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsDecember 2, 2013
    This annual open-air holiday market features over 100 vendors including many food purveyors.
  • Meghan F.
    Meghan FongNovember 29, 2013
    Must stop by No Chewing Allowed and try their hot chocolate!!
  • Stella R.
    Stella Raffle-WaxNovember 24, 2013
    my favorite winter to-do in nyc!! stop and smell the spices, and get a cup of hot apple cider, for sure. support your local business!
  • Michael G.
    Michael GesmeNovember 24, 2013
    Coconut curry chicken empanada! And a birthday cake cannoli! Ohhhh and garlic/truffle frites too!
  • Joanie
    JoanieDecember 26, 2012
    Get great quality presents (for yourself) at Lina's jewelry. They're expensive but worth it
  • The Nouveau Classical Project
    DO NOT get anything resized from Sara Design! A friend ordered a year ago and she never got her watch. Came back this year and it still is not here, even after she talked to the owner.
  • Yunji L.
    Yunji LeeDecember 21, 2012
    Make sure you check out all the nooks and crannies there are hidden treasures everywhere!
  • Chris S.
    Chris SmithDecember 20, 2012
    Good little ornament shop where they inscribe a Christmas ornament with whatever you want.
  • Zhila S.
    Zhila SDecember 16, 2012
    This place is a clown maze. Good luck!
  • Grace C.
    Grace ChungDecember 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    check out the kings county jerky stand! kbbq packs so much flavor!
  • Tina S.
    Tina SpadesDecember 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the apple cider!
  • Halstead Property
    Halstead PropertyDecember 3, 2012
    Momofuku’s Christmas version of popular cornflake cookie is made of real peppermint cornflakes, chocolate chips, marshmallows & crushed candy canes and is only found at this holiday market.
  • emma t.
    emma tangorenDecember 3, 2012
    the hot chocolate from "no chewing allowed!" is the best i've *ever* had. be sure to have them add a chocolate truffle for $1 extra! mmm.
  • Leigh A.
    Leigh ArmstrongNovember 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Good value on cashmere lined leather gloves
  • JenKudu
    JenKuduNovember 24, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    While your checked in at the Union Square Holiday Market, download the "here" app for freebies and discounts from the vendors, including kudu-lah, booth A8!
  • Michael B.
    Michael BradyNovember 24, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Come get some great @LiddabiSweets . Including great seasonal caramels and candy bars.
  • Joshua B.
    Joshua BlackNovember 23, 2012
    Stop by the Breezy Hill Orchard booth for a gingerbread cookie. Yummmm
  • Thida S.
    Thida SoeNovember 21, 2012
    Yummy food here - try the meatballs shop and the roast pork bun shop
  • Joe B.
    Joe BorrelliNovember 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I come here to buy quirky bullshit for my obnoxious hipster apartment. The best chocolate chip cookies, too
  • Andrew B.
    Andrew BNovember 18, 2012
    A great place to pick up claustrophobia!
  • JenKudu
    JenKuduNovember 16, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Check out kudu-lah for whimsical handmade art featuring monster-like critters juxtaposed in original photography. All the critters have names and bios too! Booth #8 near 15th / union sq. west
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