Missing all those fun and festive holiday markets? We do too. The good news? Valentine’s Day markets are a thing and although the romantic holiday can be a hit or miss (especially for single New Yorkers), there are three fleas kicking off this weekend that are definitely worth checking out. From craft goods to funny Valentine’s Day cards and cool freebies, these vendors offer great gifts for lovers—or singles that just love stuff.
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Brooklyn Pop-Up Market
Good news: This Bushwick market is back and here to stay! In honor of the market’s grand re-opening, the vendors will be selling their best gift sets and romantic merchandise for Valentine's Day. Check out artisans such as Crystal Chimera for handmade jewelry, I Am Soap for fresh, clean scents and Weightless Designs for illustrated ceramics, glass, apparel and paper goods.
49 Wyckoff Avenue between Starr St and Willoughby Ave. Sun Feb 8 noon–6pm.
Valentine’s Day Pop-up at the Artisan Building
You can never go wrong with jewelry on Valentine’s Day. And this Saturday, the Artisan Building will hold an artisan market boasting jewelry and vegan leather goods by local designers like Megan Isaacs, Michael Raymond, Maison Brand and more. Plus, you can stick around for a wine-and-cheese after-party, in case you want to mingle with the designers (R.S.V.P. for the after party by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org).
Artisan Building, 109 South 5th St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Sat 7 11am–7pm.
Greenpointer’s Valentine’s Day Market
Purchase unique and high quality gifts for your sweetie—and yourself—at this pop-up, which offers merchandise from over 60 vendors and a series of fun and FREE activities. Shop craft goods from the likes of Saint Clair Jewelry, paper goods from Stone and Vein and vintage wares from Paradise Brooklyn. After browsing the booths, treat yourself to some free nail art by Peenk! Nails, massages from Human at Ease and there will be a photo booth, so you can commemorate the whole shopping experience.
Greenpoint Loft, 67 West St, Fifth floor, Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Sun 8 1pm–7pm.