Union Square Holiday Market

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Are you ready for fresh baked apple bread, hot cider and unique Christmas shopping? Good. Because they also come with joy and holiday spirit at the Union Square Holiday Market.

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You know it’s holiday season In New York city once the Union Square Holiday Market opens. Many unique vendors, local and foreign, gathered their best products to amaze and dazzle customers and tourists. The market has everything from fresh baked goods and traditional hot cider to hand-crafted jewelry and vintage Christmas decorations.

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These are real artifacts found in privies and landfills across the tristate area. Artists Scott Jordan and Belle Costes dig deep to offer unearthed objects transformed into jewelry and décor.

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The products and ornaments by Craftspring are handmade in Kyrgyzstan in studios founded and run by women artisans, at the heart of the silk road. All toys are created with natural materials and traditional felting techniques.

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Shara Porter makes hand-printed genuine leather and vegan accessories. If money is great, it will definitely be better in one of these cute wallets.

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Venezia Murano Glass offers hand blown from Venice, Italy. No piece is created the same!

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Find vegan and organic soaps at Beekman’s C.O.P.A. Soaps. The acronym stands for coconut, olive, palm and almond; a promise for nature’s finest ingredients and oils used in these bars.

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Many vendors offer hand-made, vintage or classic decorations and ornaments for Christmas trees.

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Tired from all that shopping? It’s time to fuel up with hot chocolate made from French truffles by No Chewing Allowed. The beverage is so velvety and smooth that it will make all your worries melt away.

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If hot beverages aren’t your thing, No Chewing Allowed sell the original French truffles, which literally melt on your tongue like a snowflake. And this very happy vendor will do everything to make sure you had a great experience, too.

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And if chocolate just doesn’t work for you, make sure to dip into the holiday season with fresh hot cider offered around the market, while you explore.

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