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Dec 02, 2015

2015 Holiday Markets in Western Queens

Happy holiday season! We love to “shop small” and local, and the neighborhood’s seasonal holiday markets are particularly fun. Here’s our list for 2015—if we’ve missed your favorite market, please (…)

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Happy holiday season! We love to “shop small” and local, and the neighborhood’s seasonal holiday markets are particularly fun. Here’s our list for 2015—if we’ve missed your favorite market, please let us know!

Holiday Astoria TINY MARKET

Hi all! Join us for the first-ever Holiday Astoria Tiny Market. Curated to be a one-stop-shop for your holiday parties and gifts. We’ll sell wine, cards, chcocolates, cookies and gifts. Come hang out and enjoy our handmade, artisinal items or just stop by to say hello! Happy Holidays!

Saturday, December 5, 1-6pm
Crescent Wines & Spirits | 23-40 30th Ave

Learn more, here.


Artists of Studio 34 Holiday Arts and Crafts Sale

Come out in support of local, talented artists and get some unique, one-of-a kind gifts for the holidays! , Long Island City, NY. We hope to see you there!

Saturday, December 5, 12-6pm
Studio 34 | 34-01 38th. Ave, 4th Floor

Learn more, here.


Astoria Market Holiday Market

Swing by Bohemian Hall’s main hall to snag that perfect handmade gift for your loved ones. At all 3 events, there will be a full house of fantastic vendors, where you’ll find art, jewelry, toys, chocolates, body care, handbags, clothing, stationery, scarves and hats, pottery, and more!

Bohemian Hall will offer their scrumptious “Grandmas Kitchen” menu – which includes a variety of homemade soups, assorted pork and sausage platters, and homemade apple strudel. There will also be eggnog, chestnuts, hot apple cider, and other holiday favorites on the menu.

Sundays, December 6, 13, 20, 12-6pm
Bohemian Hall | 29-19 24th Ave

Learn more, here.


Brick House Holiday Sale

Meet the artists while shopping for hand crafted, one-of-a-kind fine art, home accessories, jewelry, sculpture, and more!

Friday, December 11, 5-9pm (Reception); Saturday December, 12, 10am-7pm; Sunday, December 13, 12-5pm
THE SHOP is open for additional hours December 1-21st Monday-Friday 12-6pm Saturday 11-4pm
Brick House Ceramic Art Center | 10-34 44th Drive

Learn more, here.


Warming Up Winter: A Made in Queens Festival and Book Sale with Crafts, Music, and Art Making Workshops

The Queens Museum invites you to escape the winter cold and enjoy the holiday with live musical performances, art making workshops for families, a book sale, and an amazing market filled local arts and crafts.

A wide range of vendors include Bare Hand Creations, Chuecas´ Curtidos, Mawusi, queens88, QNSMADE, Queens Babies, among others.

Sunday, December 13, 1-5pm
Queens Museum | New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Learn more, here.


Winter Market

Check out local vendors & artists at Sweet Afton’s annual holiday mini-market! SHOP. EAT. DRINK. LOCAL.

Sunday, December 20, 12-5pm
Sweet Afton | 30-09 34th Street

Learn more, here.


And for something a little different…

4th Annual Sunnyside Santathon

Presented by Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars, the 4th Annual Santathon is a festive pub crawl for charity. There will be $4 and $5 drink specials at all of Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars with the purchase of a $10 wristband. Proceeds will go to buy toys for local kids most in need this holiday season. Beer sponsors include Radeberger and Heineken. And remember… your best Santa attire is required.

Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars are:

  • Jack’s Fire Dept
  • Arriba Arriba
  • The Courtyard Ale House
  • Maggie Mae’s
  • Bar 43
  • Molly Blooms
  • The Gaslight
  • McGuinness’s Saloon
  • Sidetracks

Also, all bars will be accepting new & unwrapped toys until Monday, December 21st. Donations will be delivered to neighborhood toy drives in time for Christmas. Over the last 3 years, Santathon has raised more than $20,000 in monetary and toy donations!

Saturday, December 5, 3pm to evening
Sunnyside, Queens

Learn more, here.


About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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