Urbanspace, internationally renowned market makers, announced the highly-anticipated 2017 return of the beloved Union Square Holiday Market, which will set up shop in Union Square Park between 14th and 15th Streets from November 16 through December 24. The market’s hours of operation will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. The market will be closed on Thanksgiving (November 23) and will close at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve (December 24).

A New York staple of over two decades, Union Square Holiday Market will feature over 150 merchants as well as a new Citi Holiday Lounge as part of the inaugural year of Citi’s sponsorship of Urbanspace. The Citi Holiday Lounge will feature hot chocolate, charging stations and warming stations courtesy of Citi.

Union Square Holiday Market is also made possible by Urbanspace’s continued relationship with Union Square Partnership. “The Union Square Holiday Market is an unforgettable New York City experience attracting hundreds of thousands of additional shoppers to the area during the holiday season,” said Jennifer Falk, Executive Director of the Union Square Partnership. “Guests should make sure to pick up a copy of the Union Square Partnership’s annual holiday shopping guide for great deals at our long list of fine casual, grab-and-go eateries, as well as additional shopping ideas from a long list of neighborhood partners looking to ensure you have everything you need to take care of everyone on your list this year.”

Standout vendors from this season’s installment of Union Square Holiday Market include: Kayrock Screen, hand printed posters, cards, books, shirts, and more; Flutter By Katie, beautiful terrariums with real butterflies; Real Weird Art funny, whimsical illustrations – “real weird art for real weird people”; and Bao By Kaya, delicious Taiwanese street food.

The Urbanspace team will continue to spread holiday cheer throughout the season with their full lineup of five additional holiday markets, including The Holiday Shops at Bryant Park, Columbus Circle Holiday Market, Turnstyle Holiday Market, Garment District Holiday Market, and Gifted (in Times Square).


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