We know what you're thinking. “C'mon, it's not even Halloween yet!” Let's face it: it's never too early to start thinking about your holiday shopping list! New York has no shortage of shops filled to the brim with great gifts for your family and friends. However, shopping at one of the city's best holiday markets gives you the added advantage of finding a unique, one-of-a-kind present. Plus, these bazaars have plenty of holiday cheer in the form of Christmas trees, seasonal grub and, most importantly, booze to put you in the festive spirit.
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With the Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park opening next week, we took the liberty to find out when all the best holiday markets open for the 2017 season, so use this handy list to keep track. Mark your calendars! The most wonderful time of year is nearly upon us.
Nov 13: Grand Central Holiday Fair
Nov 16: Union Square Holiday Market
Nov 25: Brooklyn Flea Holiday Market (Hudson Square location)
Nov 28: Columbus Circle Holiday Market
Dec 1: Fort Hamilton Holiday Market
Dec 3, Dec 10, Dec 17: Astoria Market Holiday Markets
Dec 2, 3, 9,10, 16, 17, 23, 24: Grand Holiday Bazaar
Dec 8–10: Etsy Holiday Handmade Cavalcade (Manhattan)
Dec 16–17: Etsy Holiday Handmade Cavalcade (Brooklyn)