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18 Holiday Markets in Rockland and Westchester Your Family Will Love Browsing

18 Holiday Markets in Rockland and Westchester Your Family Will Love Browsing

Shop for handmade gifts, art, and more at these 2021 holiday markets in Rockland and Westchester counties.

Good news: Many holiday markets in Rockland County are happening in 2021! So support local businesses and artisans this holiday season by shopping at these holiday fairs. Bonus: By shopping local holiday markets, you don't need to worry about supply chain issues! These are the holiday markets in Rockland County and Westchester County that are open in 2021 so you can shop at local small businesses for holiday gifts.

Holiday Markets in Rockland

Annual Christmas Boutique Shop & Sip

WHEN: Friday, Dec. 3, 5:30-10:30pm
WHERE: Albertus Magnus High School, 798 Route 304, Bardonia
AGES: 21 and older
WHAT: Enjoy holiday shopping with local vendors and crafters. There will be unique and trendy gift items, music, and refreshments. Admission fee includes wine and lite fare. 
WANT TO GO? $10. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Holiday Fair and Craft Sale

WHEN: Dec. 3-4, Friday, 2-7pm; Saturday, 10am-7pm
WHERE: Fellowship Community, 241 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
WHAT: Come enjoy a winter wonderland of children's activities, music, food, unique gifts including beautiful handmade crafts, candles, crystals, and a silent auction filled with art, getaways, and local goods and services.
WANT TO GO? The event supports the work of Otto Specht School, Endeavor21+, and the Fellowship Community.


WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 4, 3-7pm
WHERE: Palisades Free Library, 19 Closter Road, Palisades
WHAT: This holiday market is in celebration of the 4th edition of the Pots & Pans in Palisades cookbook. Shop from food and gift vendors.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; prices vary for goods. 845-359-0136. palisadeslibrary.org.

Winter Wonderland Family Festival

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 4, 10am-8pm
WHERE: St. Thomas Aquinas College, 125 Route 340, Sparkill
WHAT: The Winter Wonderland Family Festival is an all-day event with food, beverages, children's events, live music, and local vendors. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free. Prices vary for goods. stac.edu.

6th Annual Hudson Valley Holistic Holiday Market 2021

WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 5, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Comfort Suites Hotel & Banquets, 835 Route 52, Fishkill
WHAT: Your favorite Holistic vendors, practitioners, and readers are back! Free swag bags to the first 25 attendees through the door.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; prices vary for goods. 845-244-0844. hudsonvalleyholisticmarket.com.

Nyack Chamber's Holiday Gift Fair

WHEN: Dec. 11-12, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-3pm
WHERE: Hudson Market on Main, 5 N. Broadway, Nyack
WHAT: Don’t miss the chance to get unique, hand-crafted gifts for your loved ones at special holiday discounts.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; prices vary for goods. 845-353-2221. nyackchamber.org.

2021 Holiday Craft Fair

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 18, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center, 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie
WHAT: This holiday market has something for everyone! Featuring Hudson Valley handmade products.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; prices vary for goods. 845-454-5800. midhudsonciviccenter.org.

FREE Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar 2021

WHEN: Dec. 4-22, Monday-Saturday, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 S. Greenbush Road, West Nyack
WHAT: Browse hand-made and functional pottery, glass bowls, holiday cards, original 2-D and 3-D art, jewelry, and ornaments. 
WANT TO GO? 845-358-0877. rocklandartcenter.org.

Westchester County Holiday Markets

Holiday Market

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 20, 10am-5pm
WHERE: New Canaan Nature Center, 144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT
WHAT: Shop unique gift items, including jewelry, clothing, and candles. School of Rock will also be playing some holiday cheer!
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; prices vary for goods. 203-966-9577. newcanaannature.org.

FREE Holiday Artisan Market

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 20, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Ave., Ossining
WHAT: Shop for beautiful and unique handcrafted holiday gifts from the local artisans and makers of the Northeast Etsy Artists Collective.
WANT TO GO? 914-325-1145. facebook.com/NortheastEtsyArtistsCollective.

FREE Clay Holiday Market Outdoor Event

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 20, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Shop unique gifts, enjoy winter treats (hot chocolate, candy canes, and nibbles), and have your kids get creative at the clay activity table. 
WANT TO GO? 914-937-2047. clayartcenter.org.

2021 Pop Up Market

WHEN: Nov. 20-21, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT
WHAT: Shop for all your holiday gifts while raising money for a good cause. 
WANT TO GO? $5 suggested donation. 203-259-1598. fairfieldhistory.org.

Holiday Market

WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 2, 5-8pm
WHERE: Stamford Museum and Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT
WHAT: This Holiday Market features the hand-crafted work of local artisans. This event is in conjunction with the opening of The Artistry of Jacques Pépin exhibit.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; prices vary for goods. 203-322-1646. stamfordmuseum.org.

Jingle Bell Rock & Outdoor Winter Market

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 4, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Westport Museum, 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT
WHAT: Shop, check out the gingerbread village of local buildings, take a quick picture with Santa, and more!
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; prices vary for goods. 203-222-1424. westporthistory.org.

Hammond Holiday Art Fair

WHEN: Nov. 13-Dec. 18, Friday-Sunday, 12-4pm
WHERE: Hammond Museum, 28 Deveau Road, North Salem
WHAT: Browse a wide array of one-of-a-kind artworks and affordable yet beautiful items created by artist members.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; prices vary for goods. 914-669-5033. Hammondmuseum.org.

White Plains Holiday Market

WHEN: Dec. 5-19, daily, 11am-7pm
WHERE: White Plains Business Improvement District, Court Street between Main Street and Martine Avenue, White Plains
WHAT: This 15-day shopping experience will feature more than 60 artisanal vendors from around the Westchester County region. Pick up your Christmas tree or holiday wreath and find interesting and unique gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list! 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; prices vary for goods. 914-328-5166. wpbid.com

Art on the Market

WHEN: Through Dec. 19: Saturday-Sunday, 1-6pm 
WHERE: Ridge Hill, 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers
WHAT: Art on the Market is produced by Outside the Lines Consulting as a holiday market exhibiting local artists from the Westchester region in a variety of different media and styles. There is something for everyone in a wide range of price points and styles.
WANT TO GO? ridgehill.com

Holiday Food Truck Market

WHEN: Nov. 20-Jan. 2, 2022, daily, 11am-9pm
WHERE: Cross County Center, 8000 Mall Walk, The Green Lawn, Yonkers
WHAT: Enjoy tasty treats at the Holiday Food Truck Market!
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; prices vary for food. 914-968-9570. crosscountycenter.com.

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Shara Levine, originally from Brooklyn, is the Events Manager for NYMetroParents. As a lifelong New Yorker, and mom of four raising her kids on Long Island, Shara knows her hometown well and brings her love of all things fun to NYMetroParents by sharing the best in kid friendly events, festival, concerts, and performances in NYC, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland. When not helping parents plan their family's day out, Shara enjoys making random Seinfeld references and going on late-night Target runs. 

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