Holiday Markets are Bustling on the Upper West Side

‘Tis the season of holiday markets on the Upper West Side!

This Tuesday, the Columbus Circle Holiday Market opened for its 15th year. It’s got food and gifts at stalls located at the corner of Central Park at 59th Street. It’s open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 to 7 on Sunday.

Crafts at the Cathedral will showcase works from 75 artisans at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at 114th and Amsterdam starting on Thursday. The hours are below:

Thursday, November 30: 1:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. (Join them for a celebration of the Cathedral’s 125th anniversary as well as the 25th anniversary of its congregation! 6:00 p.m – 9:00 p.m.)
Friday, December 1: 10:00 a.m. — 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 2: 10:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.

The Grand Bazaar, the Sunday flea market in the yard on Columbus between 76th and 77th, has a holiday theme through Christmas. “Over 150 hand-picked merchants will be selling unique gift items, indoors and outdoors.”

Turnstyle, the underground mall adjacent to the Columbus Circle subway station, also has a holiday pop up section, along with the food and other items they usually offer. “Turnstyle Holiday Market will showcase 18 of the city’s best independent merchants, who will welcome holiday shoppers and sell alongside Turnstyle’s 38 permanent tenants. The market is located under Columbus Circle in the subway corridor between 57th Street and 8th Avenue, and will be open from November 15 – December 31st from 11am – 8pm, 7 days a week.”

And check out what’s cooking at local stores too. They need your business more than ever this holiday season.

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