Enjoy a Fair or Festival in NYC in December

Enjoy a Fair or Festival in NYC in December

Whether you go for the whole day or just a few hours, any of these fairs or festivals in NYC will keep the whole family entertained.

Bank of America Winter Village
WHEN: Oct. 27 - Mar. 3, See website for hours
WHERE: Bryant Park, 40th Street , between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown, NY
WHAT: In its 17th season, the iconic holiday experience will feature its beloved ice-skating rink (the only free admission skating rink in NYC) and more than 170 holiday shop vendors curated by Urbanspace.
WANT TO GO? $20 skate rental. 212-768-4242. bryantpark.org.

The Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair FREE
WHEN: Nov. 12 - Dec. 24, Monday-Friday, 10am-8pm; Saturday, 10am-7pm; Sunday, 11am-6pm
WHERE: Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Terminal, 87 E. 42nd St., Midtown, NY
WHAT: Forty vendors will take over half of the historic Vanderbilt Hall for the holiday season so that New Yorkers and tourists can find the perfect gifts. 
WANT TO GO? 212-576-2700.

Holiday Market at the Oculus FREE
WHEN: Nov. 17 - Dec. 31, Monday-Saturday, 10am-9pm; Sunday, 11am-7pm
WHERE: Westfield World Trade Center, 185 Greenwich St., World Trade Center, NY
WHAT: Enter a magical, enchanted forest with popular life-size chrome Snowmen and browse shopping galleries, live music, and tasty treats.
WANT TO GO? 212-284-9982. westfield.com/wtc/holiday.

Grand Holiday Bazaar FREE
WHEN: Nov. 25 - Dec. 30, Sundays, 10am-5:30pm
WHERE: Grand Bazaar NYC, 100 W. 77th St., Upper West Side, NY
WHAT: Shop from more than 150 hand-picked independent, local artisans and dealers.
WANT TO GO? 212-239-3025. grandbazaarnyc.org.

R&R Shabbat FREE
WHEN: Dec. 1 - Mar. 16, select Saturdays, 2-5pm
WHERE: Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side, NY
WHAT: Enjoy face painting with Jaime Gruber, structured play and circle games with Ian and Lisa, art projects, and more.
WANT TO GO? 347-604-3964. jccmanhattan.org.

Deck the Stalls Holiday Market FREE
WHEN: Dec. 2 - 23, Sundays, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Seaport District NYC, Water Street , between Fulton and Beekman streets, Lower Manhattan, NY
WHAT: Market-goers can enjoy holiday gifts, locally made food, multi-cultural performances, Seaport tours, live music, wine, and craft beverages.
WANT TO GO? 212-349-1380. deckthestalls.org.

11th Annual Holiday Handmade Cavalcade FREE
WHEN: Dec. 3 - 9, Monday-Sunday, 10:30am-7:30pm
WHERE: Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave., Chelsea, NY
WHAT: A week-long pop-up inside Chelsea Market offering a selection of vendors of handmade goods.
WANT TO GO? handmadecavalcade.com.

15th Annual Book Fair FREE
WHEN: Dec. 5 - 6, Wednesday-Thursday, 8:30am-4:30pm
WHERE: La Escuelita , 225 W. 99th St., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Discover new stories and share treasured favorites in an atmosphere that fosters the school’s connection with the wider bilingual community.
WANT TO GO? 212-877-1100. laescuelitanyc.org.

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