Part of Winter Village in Bryant Park, The Holiday Shops at Bryant Park hosts more than 125 different vendors with goods for men, women, children, kids and pets. When I visited recently i was struck by the ease with which you could buy such a wide variety of presents in such a compact space -- like visiting the mall, but with much better gifts to buy!
The Holiday Shops at Bryant Park:
Open Friday, November 1, 2013 - Sunday, January 5, 2014
- Monday–Friday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
One of New York City's most popular Holiday Markets, the Holiday Shopping Market in Union Square offers shoppers a variety of items including handcrafted jewelry, fine art, clothes, handmade ornaments, and toys.
Holiday Shopping in Union Square:
Open November 21 - December 24, 2013
- Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
- Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
- Sunday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Monday, December 24th closes at 4:00pm
The Grand Central Holiday Fair has one distinct advantage over all the others -- it's housed inside of Grand Central Terminal, making it a great choice no matter what the weather might be doing outside.
The Grand Central Holiday Fair:
Open Monday, November 18 - Monday, December 24, 2013
- Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
- Sunday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Closed Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Located on the southwest corner of Central Park at Columbus Circle, the Holiday Market at Columbus Circle has 120 vendors selling a wide variety of gifts.
Holiday Market at Columbus Circle:
Open December 3- 24, 2013
Central Park (59th Street and 8th Avenue)
- Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
- Sunday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Closes December 24th at 4pm
The Brooklyn Flea's indoor market, Gifted, features 175 vendors selling vintage, handmade, art and food in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. There will be both Flea and Smorgasburg vendors, so you can buy great gifts and also enjoy delicious food while you shop!
Season: Weekends November 30 - March 2014
Address: 80 N. 5 St. (at Wythe Ave.), Williamsburg
Hours: Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.