Find treasures for everyone on your list at these holiday fairs held at iconic New York City locations:
Grand Central Holiday Fair: Grand Central Terminal’s 2015 Holiday Fair, sponsored by LG Electronics OLED TV, opens to the public on Monday, November 16. This year’s Holiday Fair boasts 74 artists, craftspeople and businesses drawn primarily from New York City and its surrounding areas. The fair offers shoppers an eclectic mix of art, clothing for adults and children, handbags, jewelry and accessories for men and women, food, bath and body items, collectible toys, holiday items and home goods – and also a chance to win LG OLED TVs.
For its first time sponsoring the Grand Central Holiday Fair, LG Electronics is inviting guests to experience the new LG OLED TV lineup. Shoppers can stop by the LG booth to learn more about why experts are calling LG OLED TV the BEST. TV. EVER. and take the picture quality challenge for a chance to win one of the LG OLED TVs that LG will give away daily.
The Terminal is accessible to visitors with disabilities. It has public elevators and ramps to help visitors get around without the use of stairs. Please check the directory for exact locations. The Terminal does not provide wheelchair rental. The Terminal does not offer luggage storage, so plan ahead if you’re arriving with baggage. The Holiday Fair will be open from November 16 through December 24, on Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.,; and Sundays from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. The Fair will be open on Christmas Eve from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Fair will be closed on Thanksgiving.
Holiday Market at Union Square: The Union Square Holiday Market, presented by UrbanSpace, is the New York destination for an intimate and enjoyable holiday shopping experience. Allow yourself the time to slow down and wander through the holly-lined aisles, and connect with the artisans from near and far who are selling their wares and sharing their stories. It’s a delightful place to get swept up in the festive spirit. The market returns to Union Square Park from November 19th – December 24th.
Some items you’ll find an array of warm and indulgent food and beverage, from authentic Persian soup to rich hot chocolate; local, handmade jewelry and accessories; fifts for children, teens, and the young-at-heart; artwork, from posters to framed prints and more; socially-conscious goods (look for our Artisan Pledge stickers to verify that products are 100% made in USA, local, organic, fair trade certified, recycled, and/or handmade); home goods, from bowls crafted from natural olive wood to coasters made of slate; candles, soaps, and skin care products for men and women; winter accessories like scarves, hats, and gloves; abd gourmet pantry items, from small-batch jams to all natural olive oils
Urbanspace cultivates creatively rich environments, places where local makers collaborate, exchange ideas, and showcase their wares. Fostering community, transforming city spaces and providing platforms to help artisans and entrepreneurs succeed. They pack the year with a roster of markets, each featuring an ever-changing lineup of chefs, artisans and makers. They build their markets in the vibrant thoroughfares of New York City, bringing a dynamic array of food and design to unexpected public venues.