6 Holiday Markets to Help You Tackle Your Shopping List

'Tis the season to skip the mall and shop local. Find the perfect holiday presents and stocking stuffers at these festive bazaars.

Enjoy seasonal shopping in both the Grand Arcade and Convention Hall during Asbury Park's Holiday Bazaar, starting on Small Business Saturday.
Enjoy seasonal shopping at Asbury Park's Holiday Bazaar.
Courtesy of Asbury Park Bazaar

 

Skylands Stadium Holiday Villlage
Dec 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.
4:30-9 pm
Augusta

Asbury Park Holiday Bazaar 2017
Dec 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.
Noon-5 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, Clark

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

Christmas Bazaar
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

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