Street fairs New York Winter 2013-2014: The 6 best spots to go Christmas shopping

New York Christmas street fairs

This is the “Best Street Fairs New York Winter Edition 2013-2014″!


Winter in New York can be freakin’ cold, but don’t let that keep you from going out there and visit the cozy fairs. It’s time for some Christmas shopping!
Here is an overview of New York’s best street fairs winter edition 2013-2014.

Macy’s Thanksgiving 87th Annual Parade – Street fairs New York Winter 2013-2014

When: 28 Nov, kick-off 9am at 77th st
Location: From 77th st at Central Park to Macy’s at Herald Square, Manhattan
Price: Free
Website: macys.com/parade
What: Not a typical street fair but one of the biggest traditions of New York, thousands of spectators, balloons, floats, clowns, marching bands, performance groups
Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Brooklyn Night Bazaar- Street fairs New York Winter 2013-2014

When: Every Friday & Saturday from 6pm to midnight. Runs from 1 Nov through the end of 2013.
Location: 165 Banker st, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Price: Free
Website: bkbazaar.com
What: Hipsters, cool vibe, vendors, musicians, chefs, artists, black-light mini golf, performances, table tennis room
For a detailed blog post on this one click here

Brooklyn Night Bazaar

Gifted: A Holiday Market- Street fairs New York Winter 2013-2014

When: Weekends, starting 24 Nov to 23 Dec, 10am to 6pm, Jan to March 10am-5pm
Location: Skylight One Hanson, 1 Hanson Pl, Fort Greene, Brooklyn
Price: Free
Website: brooklynflea.com
What: Awesome venue, hipsters, vintage, handmade, art, foods for perfect Christmas presents
Gifted Holiday Market

The Columbus Circle Holiday Market- Street fairs New York Winter 2013-2014

When: Daily, 4 to 24 Dec
Location: 59th st, Central Park
Price: Free
Website: urbanspacenyc.com/columbus-circle-holiday-market
What: Hot chocolate, food, handcrafted jewelry, family event
Columbus Circle Holiday Market

The Union Square Holiday Market – Street fairs New York Winter 2013-2014

When: 16 Nov to 24 Dec, closed on Thanksgiving (28 nov)
Location: Union square
Price: Free
Website: urbanspacenyc.com/union-square-holiday-market
What: Handmade jewelry, holiday gifts, leather crats, decoration, food & drinks, family event
Union Square Holiday Market

Brooklyn Flea + Smorgasburg Indoor – Street fairs New York Winter 2013-2014

When: Runs from Nov 30 through March 2014
Location: 80 North 5 St. (at Wythe Ave)
Price: Free
Website: brooklynflea.com
What: Holiday gifts, vintage clothes, a lot of food!
Street fairs New York: Smorgasburg Brooklyn Flea
And what would your holiday in New York be without ice skating! Most of them also have cool markets. Read this post to see where the 5 most beautiful ice skating rinks are.

PS: more hotspots are in the New York Little Black Book. A city guide to New York with the best restaurants, shops and things to do. Every week I will post new adventures on Your Little Black Book so stay tuned for the latest gems I spotted!

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