Urbanspace's Columbus Circle Holiday Market to Open Tuesday
The beloved Columbus Circle Holiday Market, presented by Urbanspace, will open on November 28 at Central Park West and 59th Street. Internationally known as one of the most elegant and beautiful places for holiday shopping, the highly anticipated annual bazaar returns for the 2017 season featuring a diverse mix of over 150 original concepts from local chefs and homegrown retailers.
Now in its 15th year, the festive shopping destination has become a quintessential tradition within one of the city’s most iconic landmarks at the entrance to Central Park. Locals and visitors can look forward to glittering aisles of art, jewelry, home goods and delicious eats from local artisans and designers. For the more eco-conscious shoppers, various booths will have on display Vendor’s Artisan Pledges verifying which products are made in the USA, certified organic, local, fair trade, recycled/reused, or 100% handmade.
Homegrown small businesses celebrating the spirit and energy of New York City will fill the festive thoroughfare. Standout eateries include: Sweet and Salzig, German style pastries; Duck Season, with a duck-centric menu of confit, duck pâté, duck French fries; Bao by Kaya, Taiwanese street food and many more. Artisanal gifts and goods include: Ware of the Dog, fashionable clothing for dogs such as trendy sweaters and rain coats; Pop Chart Lab, pop culture infographic posters from beer to technology to literature, distilled into charts; Earth's Energy for rock and crystal healing needs and many more.
Enhancing the shopping experience with cozy amenities, visitors will enjoy a new Citi Holiday Lounge celebrating the inaugural year of Citi’s sponsorship of Urbanspace. Also found at Union Square Holiday Market, the Citi Holiday Lounge offers visitors amenities such as hot chocolate, charging stations and warming stations courtesy of Citi.
Columbus Circle Holiday Market will open from Tuesday, November 28 through Sunday, December 24; 10am - 8pm Monday through Saturday, and 10am - 7pm on Sundays (closing at 4pm on Christmas Eve).
Urbanspace continues to offer locals and visitors unique shopping experiences throughout the season with their full lineup of five additional holiday markets, including the popular Union Square Holiday Market and The Holiday Shops at Bryant Park, as well as the newly opened Turnstyle Holiday Market and Garment District Holiday Market.