The Union Square Holiday Market is a New York institution, and attracts more than one million visitors from the United States and abroad each year. It's a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends, connect with local artisans and be swept up in NYC's holiday merriment. The market is located in Union Square Park, bordered by Park Avenue South, Broadway and 14th Street.
The 2013 season of the Union Square Holiday Market will be open from November 21st - December 24th. Hours of operation are Weekdays 11am to 8pm, Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday 11am to 7pm. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day.
Some of the items you'll find include:
- Gorgeous handmade jewelry
- Ties, cuff links and other men's fashion items
- Brew your own beer kits
- Luxurious truffle salts, olive oils and vinegars
- Local, handmade leather belts
- Chic bags, scarves, tights and shoes
- Stylish dog leashes and pet accessories
- Holiday themed crafts and decorations
- Warm food, drinks and festive atmosphere
Friends & Neighbors of the Market:
This Year’s Vendor Lineup
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Astrid Schumacher Designs sells jewelry and accessories inspired by designer’s Astrid Schumacher travels to India and Indonesia.
Alex-Star’s artwork aspires to make people stop in their tracks, and experience a new insight — one that illuminates the joy and happiness implicit in all things, depicting the city’s natural vibrancy and hidden intimacies.
Back from Bali sells fair-trade, colorful handmade children
Alkadabra is a team of two artists (Vladimir Klintchev and Alya Svecharnik) who strive to create museum quality photographs that resemble paintings in color intensity and clarity of shapes when printed on archival canvas or solid textured fine art paper. They share creative visions and dreams, equipment and philosophy.
Alpaca Designs sells warm and soft alpaca rugs. No alpacas were killed for their fur.
Javier Lopez Rotella combines photography and mixed-media techniques to create unique artwork and gifts promoting the creation and investigation in art.
Founded by Aaron Fisher and Michael Quan in 2008, Alyxia Leaf offers jewelry for both men and women that is created by collecting leaves and delicately coating them with precious metals.
Using recyclable and sustainable materials, Angelic Glass creates high quality, affordable hand blown, museum quality glass in the hills of Western, Mass.
Dr. Sofskin’s Handmade Body Emporium sells body lotion candles as well as skin care products made of organic, wild crafted ingredients with recycled packaging.
Animal Sleep Stories is a collection of silkscreened art and illustrations by Daria Tessler, a Portland, Oregon based artist.
Article 22 :: Peace Bomb sells bags and accessories that are naturally dyed and hand woven and constructed by artisans in Laos. Each purchase goes towards supporting artisans that work according to their own environmentally and culturally sustainable traditions.
AJS Design Studio sells gold plated and semi-precious stone jewelry designed by Andrea Justine Stratton, whose collections are often inspired by ancient European or Asian cultures.
BugsDeluxe sells children
Cala Design has wonderfully colorful bags and wallets handmade in India using fair trade practices.
Gel candles made with unique designs and beautiful scents.
Bar Suzette, run by Peter Tondreau and Troi Lughod, offers savory or sweet delectable crepes with a continuously changing menu.
The Daniela Alberts jewelry collections blends timeless elegance with delicate sophistication: modern classics for every occasion.
Bara Boheme offers handmade women
Dap Kitsch is a brand new Brooklyn based accessory business with a BIG emphasis on bow ties for you, your toddler, your hair, and even your puppy! We offer fabrics and patterns for the most casual (and new) bow tie wearers.
Belle Costes NYC sells vintage and art deco handmade jewelry by Maribelle Costes.
Designed by Claudia Desideri, Desideri Design sells handmade fashion jewelry made of Swarovski crystals, natural stones and fresh water pearls.
Inspired by the bold history of the Ottoman Empire, jewelry by Bora showcases necklaces, rings and bracelets featuring intricate details, chunky stones and rich colors, all with a Turkish twist.
Dezign Mind is a fair trade company that works directly with artisans in Bali to craft gifts that are unique. Wooden products and clove ornaments tell a story about from where they came and the crafters who made them.
For the past 25 years, Elizabeth Ryan has owned and operated Breezy Hill Orchard and Cider Mill in Hudson Valley, NY growing more than 100 varieties of apples and other fruits while remaining dedicated to quality ingredients, environmental stewardship, fair labor, and support of local economy.
4mula sells beautiful wreaths and living ornaments: small terraniums surrounded by glass orbs that are sure to brighten up any Christmas tree.
Stylish, easy-to-use Beer Making Kits designed especially for stove-top brewing and ingredient mixes for seasonally inspired beers. The goal is to get everyone brewing by simplifying the beer making process without dumbing it down.
Adel Chefridi sells jewelry designed by Adel Chefridi using genuine gemstones and precious metals.
Brooklyn Charm sells unique handmade jewelry from local designers. The designs are often geographical, astrological, or include animals.
100% Cool Efi Designs offers unique, handmade accessories made of eco-friendly, recycled materials for both men and women.
Adelo sells beautiful neckwear for men: handmade ties, scarves made of 100% wool and cashmere designed and tailored in Germany.
Brooklyn Slate makes cheese boards, coasters, place mats and other home goods out of slate sourced from he Vermont and New York Slate Valley, a unique geological formation that runs between Vermont and New York states,
Nomi Network sells bags and accessories that are handmade by survivors and women at risk of human trafficking in Cambodia and India.
Daisy Dog Studio designs porcelain tableware for various occasions.
Nunu Chocolates offers an assortment of handmade chocolates made of natural ingredients.
Damarys Galeano creates steampunk jewelry out of old watch parts: “Art is a style; don’t just live it wear it.”
Nuop Design is a company that creates toys with unique and functional designs. Its number one product is Q-man, a toy magnet shaped like a person in different poses.
Carnelian Knoll sells jewelry that is of rare and vintage beads, semi-precious stones and silver, designed and hand-crafted in New York City by Julie Siegmund.
Celtic Revival sells Celtic and Irish jewelry from individual jewelry artists as well as Irish and Scottish companies.
DeLong Ceramics sells handcrafted, original ceramics designed and made by Denise DeLong. Her work often features scenes of the city.
Charm NYC offers a selection of handmade hats and fedoras of original, detailed designs, as well as stuffed animals made of eco friendly fiberfill from renewable resource corn.
Designed by Rosie and Cherry, Cherry Rose Designs features fashion jewelry pieces for the stylish woman.
City Shuffle sells decks of cards in which each card is a $10 gift certificate or coupon that is redeemable at the destination it describes.
Nio offers bath and body products that are made from the mineral-rich Dead Sea waters and mud.
CityBitz sells New York-themed accessories that incorporate photographs of the city.
Nirvanna Designs sells accessories and bags, most notably wool animal hats and mittens from contributors in Nepal, Indonesia, India and Thailand.
Cliff Belts offers belts and straps made of cork, a greener and vegan alternative to leather.
Edie Art sells acrylic paintings that have the common theme of childhood.
No Chewing Allowed! offers French truffles and hot chocolate that are made in France from a traditional recipe passed on from generation to generation.
Craftspring is a fair trade company that works with women artisans in Central Asia to create handmade felted wool dolls, puppets, scarves, pillows, rugs as well as accessories and ornaments.
Elementem sells beautiful & affordable home decor, using stunning landscape photography.
Nuts Plus Nuts USA offers gourmet homemade roasted cashew nuts purchased directly from farmers in Indonesia. The unique packaging is made of natural materials that are handmade by local communities in Java and Bali.
NYcruets offers handmade cruets, or ornamental oil and vinegar dispensers, from Hungary.
Kataplin sells handmade clothing and accessories for women and children from original designs.
Milk Bar, the dessert bakery of chef David Chang
Monkey Business is a family-run product design studio that aims to create practical, durable original products that meet everyday needs and provide original alternatives for gifts. See Teddie’s
Mr. Ellie Pooh is an eco-friendly Fair Trade company that makes exotic handmade gifts and paper made entirely of 50% fiber from elephant dung and 50% post consumer paper. It aims to stimulate the local economy in Sri Lanka in order to reduce the need for killing elephants and to help educate villagers about respecting elephants.
Personalized silver plated golf ball markers, hand engraved with your choice of over a thousand names. Custom names are also available.
Natural OliveWood handcrafts olive wood pieces which possess unique characteristics, color and style.
Onurth Organic Skincare offers an organic line of products to nurture the skin while respecting the earth.
Started by couple Nancy Dinh and Jamie Williams, NHOCCHI offers unique gifts, puppets, toys and on the go bags, pouches, totes and backpacks infused with creative character designs.
Pageant Print Shop offers hard-to-find old prints and maps in a range of prices.
Founded by Terrence Kelleman, Mighty Wallets sells wallets and cases made of strong microfiber with designs of everyday items and pop culture.
Nicola and The Newfoundlander, founded by Nicola and Brendan, offers affordable, handcrafted green art.
Pamela Barsky sells pouches and charms that have catchy statements printed on them, often about New York, cosmetics, love and art.
Panda World offers handmade, 100% wool animal hats and mittens.
Practicing fairtrade, Miss Tea offers pure organic teas and herbs from the finest growing regions of the world for your healthy urban lifestyle.
Karma Kiss Home sells creatively designed gifts and lifestyle accessories for men, women and children.
Mistura offers unique and contemporary wooden watches.
Modern Tibet offers Tibetan silver jewelry and handicrafts that are handmade in Tibet, Nepal and India by local craftsmen.
HOMART offers a collection of home-finished home accessories all-natural, recycled and new materials designed to evoke serenity and warmth.
Humble Chic NY offers chic, boutique apparel and accessories from up and coming designers at an affordable price point.
Kings County Jerky Co. features all natural, handmade jerky from grassfed beef.
Insiders1 sells unique hand-made designer leather handbags, gloves and accessories in Brooklyn, NYC with urban photography printed onto the leather.
Mayan Dreams Imports offers handcrafted folk art, home furnishings and art d
Mayhem & Stout is an artisan sandwich company founded by Steve Applegate and Jay Brown that specializes in flavorful, fall-off-the-bone braised meats and creative, seasonally inspired house made condiments, relishes and spreads served on locally made bread.
Mighty Balls is a partnership between Dina Williamson and Kerri Brewer that offers both savory meatballs or sweet dessert cake balls.
Fantasy Hats sells handmade crocheted animal hats.
Fatty Sundays sells colorful chocolate sprinkle covered pretzels.
Floga sells various fur products at relatively affordable prices.
Himalayan Vision sells handmade women
Hippie Bling offers popular chain watches and handmade fashionable accessories made in a design studio in New York. See Sara Designs and Gotta Have It!
Karma Living offers colorful handmade home d
Marquet is a fair trade company that sells unique d
Martystuff offers sock puppets, sock puppet books and sock puppet photographs made by Marty Allen in Brooklyn, New York.
Esteban Kremen’s art expresses the rhythm of New York City through vibrant colors and images.
Designed by Kip Cosson, KipKids.com sells colorful New York-themed infant and children clothing and children’s books
Kombucha is effervescent fermentation of sweetened tea. Kombucha Brooklyn offers Kombucha teas made from fair trade, organic, local ingredients and Kombucha brewing kits.
Individally designed and created by Kenneth Kudulis, Jr., kudu-lah offers fun and affordable New York-inspired art featuring critters.
Liddabit Sweets offers handmade candy bars, caramels and lollipops made with as many local and organic ingredients as possible. The Good Batch is a Brooklyn-based baking company.
Lil Vans Crafts features craft punchins, children
ItalianLeatherGloves.com sells high quality leather gloves from Italy.
Lolabean features women
J. Topolski sells uniquely designed handcrafted jewelry with animal and nature themes.
Kristiana Parn offers print art and stationary that features animals and scenery.
Lotus Natural Beauty offers products ranging from anti-aging and anti-wrinkle cream to repairing skin care solutions.
Made with recycled aluminum, Jillery by Jill Fagin makes a huge line of home accessories, including bridal, baby, and Judaica products. From martini glasses to personalized picture frames, Jillery products are fun and sophisticated yet whimsical.
KT Collection offers handmade jewelry made with sterling silver & 14-karat gold filled chains.
Created by Anna Sabino and for the woman who deserves to feel special, Lucid Studio is a unique collection of sterling silver and 14k gold-filled handmade jewelry for all occasions.
John Conn Photo features prints, t-shirts, bags, postcards and photography in a range of themes and subjects, most notably of the New York subway, all shot by John Conn.
KUBIYA GAMES offers a unique selection of evironmentally-friendly games and puzzles from different time periods and cultures across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Games vary in difficulty for kids and adults.
Macaron Parlour offers an array of macarons that include traditional flavors as well as unconventional flavors, such as candied bacon with maple cream cheese and s
Josh Bach Limited sells high quality unusual and quirky designed ties, boxers, and accessories that make great gifts for men. Many products are New York-themed.
Incorporated in 2002 with a mission to produce fine wood products that are both beautiful and functional, Madera Bonita hand builds upscale turned wood products such as salad & fruit bowls, salt & pepper shakers, kitchen canister sets and other functional turned wood products.
Kaisa & Paternoster Designs sells handcrafted watches and jewelry.
LA MUSE KALLIOPE features creator Jean Lin
Mara Made sells handmade jewelry made by Mara.
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Genuine Motorworks offers American-made men
Engage Green sells bags and purses with designs crafted out of recycled paper, plastic from pet bottles and sustainable materials like cork and organic cotton.
Enrique Muthuan Jewelry offers handmade jewelry designed by Enrique Muthuan, who is inspired by South American and European styles.
Gotta Have It! offers popular chain watches and handmade fashionable accessories made in a design studio in New York. See Hippie Bling and Sara Designs
Eye Think Inc. sells optically animated artwork designed and invented by Rufus Butler Seder.
Hanami Real Orchid Jewelry offers unique jewelry made of real flowers that are coated with layers of resin.
Faire Collection offers fair trade accessories that are designed in Brooklyn by Amanda Judge and her design team and sourced from artisan partners in Vietnam, Swaziland, Peru and Ecuador, reducing poverty in the disadvantaged communities and benefitting social programs.
Simple yet energetic representations of things take the form of silkscreen prints and t-shirts.
Designed by Jane Van Clee, hazel village sells stuffed animals in tiny outfits made of organic materials.
“Heaven Scent” are a range of herb packed products.
High Fidelity Design sells New York-themed coasters, clothing, mixed media and photography.
Fortune Keeper sells jewelry and accessories that include fortunes from fortune cookies in their designs.
Featuring artwork from fine artists in upstate New York, Garcia i Piccione’s paintings are created using a Spanish mixed media painting technique called esmalte ceramico.
La Sonrisa Empanadas offers vegetarian, beef, roasted or coconut curry chicken and pulled pork empanadas.
Wink and Flip offers fashion statement jewelry.
German Delights sells a variety of German Christmas items such as cards, calendars, gingerbread cookies, spices and other specialties.
Gnome Enterprises sells handprinted indie t-shirts for men, women and children with original designs.
We See Stars is fashion jewelry handmade in Brooklyn. Milly & Earl is a clothing store based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that sells unique accessories, apparel and home decor for men and women that are sourced from independent designers & small businesses around the globe.
Windhorse Trading sells women’s handmade felted clothing and accessories made in Nepal and Tibet.
Wonder Warmers offers instantly activated reusable heat pads.
Wood Thumb offers handcrafted wood ties, bow ties, as well as beer brewing kits made in San Francisco.
Yoyo Dog offers a variety of apparel for dogs.
Vintage Wine Boxes sells wooden crafts.
Zip-it offers a variety of bags all made with one long, durable zipper for men, women and children.
Virginie Millefiori is handcrafted jewelry for whimsical people with an eye for detail and a taste for the unexpected. Founded in 2011 by Ursula Jaroszewicz, a graphic designer turned letterpress printer, Pepper Press is a design & letterpress studio located in beautiful Brooklyn, New York
Zohara Art On Tights offers tights with unique patterns and designs.
Time Will Tell features whimsical watches to satisfy any mood. You can even custom make your own!
Viva Zapata offers handcrafted and unique women’s clothing, accessories and bags. The bags are created from the vinyl used for bus seats and the straps are made from material used for window shutters in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Arancini Bros sells authentic Sicilian street food, arancinis, which are deep fried balls of risotto made from arborio rice that are stuffed with fillings that are either savory or sweet.
Wafels & Dinges offers Belgian waffles with a variety of savory and sweet toppings, Belgian hot chocolate, as well as gingerbread cookie spread.
Stop by United Leather to peruse wall-to-wall options of simple, sturdy 100% genuine leather accessories that will stand the test of time. With bags and wallets (over fifty styles of ladies
Urban Cricket sells t-shirts with unique concepts that are designed and illustrated by roommates Gloria and Audrey, then hand printed with silkscreen in their studio.
Victoria Bekerman Studio offers minimalist handmade jewelry.
The Walking Art offers New York-themed mixed media artwork.
Trezana Jewelry is a handcrafted jewelry company that specializes in designing pieces using gemstones from around the world.
Tribal Home offers handmade oriental rugs and kilims, iznik, handpainted ceramic, home furnishing and gift items, as well as originally designed upholstered furniture.
Tully Photo features photographs of New York that are fused by soft and sharp focus, giving an abstract painterly quality to photographer Ciaran Tully’s work.
Two Angels is a family owned and operated business that offers custom made and handmade jewelry.
The Jam Stand is a Brooklyn based jam company that concocts clever chutneys, sumptuous spreads, and experimental jams.
Sara Designs offers popular chain watches and handmade fashionable accessories made in a design studio in New York. See Hippie Bling and Gotta Have It!
The Pearl Gallery offers gemstone and pearl handmade Jewelry in 14K, gold vermeil or sterling silver.
Pinky Pilots offers New York-themed artwork by Megu Fukuda and Mush Hosotani.
Buenos Aires-born and Brooklyn-based, The Raw Art came up with the intention of spreading art thru people. The reason of mixing up media, such as spray paint, silkscreen, photography and everyday-life elements like news paper, is to place a small part of the city in each canvas, meaning to expose the beauty of the streets we go up & down everyday.
YOHO NY showcases unique and useful holiday gift items such as wooden pens and genuine crystals.
In 2010, a book editor and a graphic designer joined forces with one modest goal: to render all of human experience in chart form. Printed on posters, t-shirts and home goods, they are known for their infographical treatments of the varieties of beer, the full array of culinary tools, a taxonomy of hip-hop, and dozens more mappings of cultural touchstones.
The Secret Life of Toys features photographs of toys by Marcos Minuchin that seem to give to toys a whole life of their own full of humor, quirkiness, and sometimes raunchiness.
Pozie Poems offers spray painted hanging poems with positive messages.
Gifts for the thinker in all of us. The Unemployed Philosophers Guild gives a significant proportion of its profits to several non-profit, progressive organizations.
Figurines and jewelry made out of the Tagua nut.
Beautiful jewelry featuring intricate stonework
Run by Saeed Pourkay, Taste of Persia brings Persian food to New York with its delicious vegetarian soups.
Rockstar Revolution offers women
Teddie’s is a family-run product design studio that aims to create practical, durable original products that meet everyday needs and provide original alternatives for gifts. See Monkey Business
Rubyzaar is a fair trade business that works with artisan crafts groups, tailors, weavers and farmers in Southeast Asia and East Africa to create handmade clothing and cookies.
The Fast Turtle offers rare jewelry pieces that are imported from all over the world.
Inspired by the colors, themes and landscapes of her homeland in Jerusalem, Hila Sade creates handmade jewelry pieces which are unique, multi faceted, and beautifully designed treasures that can be mixed and matched.
The Filling Station is a shop that specializes in all natural oils, vinegars, exotic salts, facial and body scrubs and craft beers.
Founded in Honolulu, Hawaii by Karen Sotomura, Santa’s Pen offers personalized Christmas ornaments featuring babies, families, pets and other themes.
Paz Sintes, a former apparel designer, offers handmade textile jewelry.
Silly Puppets sells puppets of various designs and sizes such as finger puppets, hand puppets, full body puppets and professional performance puppets.
Peter Charles offers handmade scarves and shawls for men and women.
Sarella Suarez offers women
Soxeteer offers novelty socks with designs of various themes.
Spices and Tease offers a variety of homemade spices, peppers, seeds, herbs and imported teas.
Shan Shui Gallery of Fine Arts offers original Asian art and jewelry.
Stacey Miller Unlimited offers unique, handcrafted jewelry featuring hand cutting and stamping techniques.
Stuffed Artisan Cannolis offers a wide selection of Italy
Shara Porter Designs offers printed leather wallets, purses, and bags for men and women.
Susans Beeswax Candles offers handmade beeswax candles and Himalayan rock salts, candle holders, as well as Christmas and Hanukah candles and gift boxes.
Shatzi The Shop sells fashionable women
Shaya Mehubad designs and handcrafts jewelry in Brooklyn.
Shearlingworld.com is based in Greenwich, Connecticut, and manufactures and sells sheepskin winter accessories, rugs, as well as pet toys.
Shu-Shi Shop offers children’s clothing and accessories.
Paul Aude offers handmade leather products ranging from women
Shangrila River offers handmade Asian accessories.
This unique collection of children’s wear is made from vintage and collectible fabrics, providing a high quality and one of a kind product.