By Peter McCarthy
for Assorted Ideas, Large & Small
New York City Christmas Markets
New York City is bustling with energy and excitement this time of year. The city has a lot to offer, but one thing that you can’t find anywhere else is the NYC Christmas Market experience. If you’re looking for something different this holiday season, then New York City’s Christmas Markets are perfect for you!
Here are some of the most fascinating facts about New York City’s Christmas Markets:
The markets offer a unique old-world experience that you can’t find anywhere else. You’ll feel like you’re in Germany or another European country! The markets are open from late November to early January.
There are several different markets throughout the city, so be sure to visit more than one. You’ll get to experience so much more when you visit multiple markets! The markets will feature handmade crafts, delicious food, and festive drinks.
If you’re looking for some unique holiday gifts this year, NYC Christmas Markets are a great place to find them!
The best part about going to these types of events in New York City? They are free! Many cities charge a fee or require tickets for popular activities like this, but not in New York City. This makes it super easy if budgeting was already an issue for your family before heading out on vacation.
Now that ticket prices have been removed from consideration when shopping around for things to do while visiting New York City over the holidays.
The markets reflect the Old World experience that can be found in Germany and other countries. Most of the markets are open for an entire month, so you have plenty of time to check them out!
The largest market is located in Bryant Park and it’s known as Winter Village. There are also great locations at Columbus Circle and in Union Square.
The markets are dotted with vendors selling everything from food to handmade goods. The NYC Christmas Market Association has certified that each of the locations is authentic and unique in its way.
You can’t purchase alcohol at most of them, but there’s an all-indoor market in Grand Central Station where you can enjoy wine tastings!
Many people come to New York City specifically to visit the Christmas Markets. They’re a great place to get into the holiday spirit! The markets are open every day except for Christmas Day.
Do you have any other interesting facts about NYC Christmas Markets that you would like to share? Leave them in the comments below! We’d love to hear from you. Happy holidays!
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