10 Holiday Markets to Help You Tackle Your Shopping List
Skylands Stadium Holiday Villlage
Dec 8-10, 15-17, 20-23: Enter this indoor winter wonderland featuring photos with Santa, hot food and beverages, arts and crafts, carnival games, shopping and more. Don’t miss the drive-through Christmas Light Show with more than 2 million dazzling lights on a mile-long course.
Asbury Park Holiday Bazaar 2017
Dec 9, 10, 17 & 23: Shop at hundreds of curated vendor booths in the Grand Arcade and Convention Hall. The event features performances, photos with Santa and a 30-foot Christmas tree. Stop by the hot drink bar for hot mulled wine, hot chocolate or hot cider. Bring a toy or gently used coat for the AP Toy & Coat Drive.
Christmas Shoppe and Soup Festival
Dec 9: Shopping is better on a full stomach. More 45 vendors will offer a variety of merchandise and five homemade soups will be available for purchase. The Cranford High School Madrigal Choir will stop by to spread some musical cheer.
Free admission; 10 am-3 pm
Cranford United Methodist Church
Holiday Market Craft Fair
Dec 9-10: Under a heated tent at the Grove Street PATH Plaza, enjoy food, drinks, shopping, music and a visit from Santa.
Cresskill Family Fun Holiday Fair
Dec 10: With more than 60 vendors, face painting, balloon animals, henna tatooing and giveaways, the whole family can have fun at this shopping event.
Free admission; Noon-6 pm
Cresskill Community Center
Wayne PAL Holiday Deal Market & Gift Fair
Dec 10: Browse more than 75 tables of handbags, sports collectibles, jewelry, clothing, gloves and scarves, toys, perfumes and more. There will also be an antique section and garage sale/second hand items at bargain prices. Food will also be for sale.
9 am-4 pm
Hungarian Christmas Market
Dec 16: Support the Hungarian Scouts at this holiday festival with gift items and food. Enjoy music and dance performances every hour and crafts for the kids.
11 am-9 pm
American Hungarian Foundation, New Brunswick
Clark UNICO Flea Mart & Holiday Gift Fair
Dec 16: UNICO hosts their annual holiday fundraiser. Shop for candles, handbags, sports memorabilia, jewelry, clothing, dollar items, toys and antiques at more than 50 exhibitor tables.
Free admission; 9 am- 5pm
Arthur L. Johnson High School
Holiday Marketplace at Hudson County Community College
Dec 17: Adults can find great gifts while kids enjoy the magician, puppet show, face painting, balloon animals, holiday storybook readings and crafts.
Free admission; noon-4 pm
The Culinary Arts Institute, Jersey City
Dec 17: Browse handmade Ukrainian crafts and homemade food. Choose from a variety of baked goods during the Cookie Walk, a fundraiser with Christmas-themed pre-wrapped cookie baskets.
10 am-2 pm
Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey, Whippany