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Holiday markets and fairs in our neighborhoods

Holiday markets with local vendors and fair-trade gifts will take place in DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights, BoCoCa and Downtown Brooklyn – shop handmade goods locally this year. Read our overview of family-friendly holiday tree lightings and Santa visits here and Chanukah events here.

This is Latin America | DUMBO | Daily

This is Latin America’s mission is to show the world the wealth, talent and culture of Latin America through diverse and high-quality products. They work with over 300 different artisans and art studios in Latin America, primarily in Mexico. Everything is handmade and fair trade guaranteed. Find them at 70 John Street. Open Monday-Friday 11am-6pm, Saturdays 10am-4pm and, starting in December, Sundays 11am-4pm. Find out more here.


The Brooklyn Flea brings 40+ vintage and handmade vendors to the Archway in a curated Holiday Market. Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm in DUMBO’s Archway from 11/7 to 12/19/21.

Danish Christmas Fair | Brooklyn Heights | 11/20 & 11/21

Danish Christmas Fair will serve the traditional spherical Danish Pancakes, known as “aebleskiver” and mulled wine, known as “glögg” (the Pastor’s own recipe).  Try out salted liquorish, Danish “brown cakes”, pork loins, Danish design, remoulade, canned mackerel in tomato, calendar candles, marzipan, liver-pâté, rice pudding, and all things Christmassy and Danish – including the world famous Danish term: “hygge”. The event will take place on November 20+21, both days 10am-4pm at 102 Willow Street.

The Makers Show | CityPoint Downtown Brooklyn | 11/26 – 12/23

City Point, Brooklyn’s largest shopping and dining destination, brings back The Makers Show Holiday Market for  ’21, a curated marketplace of local craftsman, artisans and entrepreneurs.  Discover The Maker’s Show carefully curated mix of gifts including eclectic accessories for people and puppies, handmade home goods, holiday sweets and treats and more!  The market will include festivities such as gingerbread house decorating with One Girl Cookies and Holiday Style Cam and livestream shopping with ShopShops.  The Maker’s Show at City Point will take place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the holiday season with extended dates the week before Christmas. Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, Dec. 10-12, Dec. 17 – 23 from 11 am to 7 pm.

Holiday Market | Brooklyn Commons | Starting 12/1

Shop a variety of creative vendors and find the perfect holiday gift. Every Wednesday through Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm until December 24 outdoors at Brooklyn Commons (formerly MetroTech Commons) in Downtown Brooklyn.

Unifair | Brooklyn Heights | 12/4

The First Unitarian Congregational Society, Brooklyn, located at the corner of Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place, will host UniFair, its annual holiday market, on Saturday, December 4, from 10 AM until 3 PM. Items for sale include holiday wreaths, baked goods, white elephants, jewelry, and more.

Holiday Market | Brooklyn Navy Yard | 12/4 & 12/5

The Brooklyn Navy Yard will hold its Fourth Annual Holiday Market on December 4 and 5, 2021 from 12 to 5 p.m. in Building 77 at 141 Flushing Avenue (at Vanderbilt Avenue). This year’s event is focused on three themes: shopping, eating, and making. Plus, Sunday is family day, featuring a pop-up ice skating rink. This year’s family-friendly activities on Sunday include: ice skating, festive card making, story time and book giveaway, ornament decorating, and gingerbread cookie decorating. Visitors may bring their own ice skates or rent a pair for children aged 5 years and older ($5/kids and $10/adults).

FAD Market Holiday Pop-ups | Cobble Hill | 12/4, 12/5, 12/11, 12/12, 12/18 & 12/19

FAD Market is bringing the holiday spirit to Brooklyn’s BoCoCa neighborhood with two holiday market locations—The Invisible Dog Art Center on Bergen Street and St. Paul’s Church on Court Street—on the first three weekends of December 4+5, 11+12 and 18+19 from 11am to 6pm. Come and discover unique presents and one-of-a-kind stocking stuffers while experiencing fun holiday activities, workshops, gift-wrapping stations, and more. Find out more here.

Navy Yard Holiday Market | Bklyn Navy Yard | 12/4 & 12/5

Find the perfect gift from Yard-based businesses and local Brooklyn makers just in time for the holidays. Check out artwork to enhance your home office, fashion to bring on some cheer, and find unique gifts for the hardest to shop for on your list. While shopping, enjoy festive food and drink, holiday music, and fun merriment from workshops to a pop-up ice skating rink! Sunday is family day with fun drop-in activities for kids including card making, ornament making and snowman making. Saturday and Sunday 12/4 and 12/5 from 12 to 5 pm at Building 77. Free RSVP here.