A Guide to Holiday Pop-Up Markets in North Jersey | 2021

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It’s that time of year again! As we approach the holiday season, it’s time to start thinking about buying the perfect gift for everyone. What better way to both cross some names off the list and get into the festive spirit than to attend a seasonal pop-up market or craft fair? To help readers do that, we’ve put together a guide of holiday pop-up markets and events that are sure to get everyone into the festive mood. Read on to find out more about where to shop for local gifts, support small businesses, eat, drink, be merry and welcome the holiday season.

holiday pop up markets events north jersey 2021

Black Business Holiday Expo, Newark 

November 13th | 11AM – 6PM

Black Business Holiday Expo

A holiday shopping experience featuring Black Businesses that offer unique clothing, jewelry, art, gift baskets, food items, and more. For more information click here.

Scandinavian Outdoor Christmas Market, Hackettstown  

November 13th | 11AM – 4PM

Scandinavian outdoor Christmas Market

This is an outdoor holiday market offering an assortment of imported Scandinavian goods, Swedish Holiday items, food, and drinks. 

Sippin’ Santa at the Vanguard, Harrison 

November 16th – December 31st 

Sippin’ Santa at the Vanguard

A Tiki Christmas bar at the Vanguard, Harrison NJ will be serving holiday-themed cocktails from Thanksgiving right up to New Years. For more information click here.

Read More: 23 Holiday Gift Ideas to Shop in Hoboken + Jersey City

Main Street Pops: Artisan Market, Hoboken 

Main Street Pops Artisan Market

November 21st | 11AM – 4PM

This market presents a varied collection of local makers and artists offering their unique, hand-crafted creations like jewelry, home goods, kids stuff, and pet products. For more information click here.

Eat, Drink and Be Thankful Pop Up Shop, Elizabeth

November 21st | 12PM – 4PM

Eat, Drink and Be Thankful Pop Up Shop

Pop Up Next Door and NF8 Media present a Thanksgiving Pop-Up shop that features more than 15 vendors, food, and drinks. For more information click here.

Miracle on Mercer Launch, Jersey City 

November 22nd | 4PM

Miracle on Mercer Launch

Enjoy holiday-themed cocktails served in playful mugs and glassware all through the end of the year. For more information, click here.

Miracle on Centre at Cowan’s Public, Nutley

November 22nd | 4PM

Miracle on Centre at Cowan’s Public

This Christmas Cocktail Bar offers special drinks made using seasonal, holiday ingredients that promise to put you in a festive mood. For more information, click here.

Holiday Art Market, Newark

November 23rd – December 31st | 12PM – 4PM

Holiday Art Market

Newark Art Alliance is hosting a shopping experience where artists will sell ceramics, acrylic paintings, wire sculpture, cards, clay monoprints, dolls, and many other unique creations. For more information, click here.

POP-UP at the Hahne’s, Newark

November 27th, 28th | 1PM – 6PM

POP-UP at the Hahne’s

With a mission to support independent creators, this pop-up will feature handcrafted merchandise from Newark-based and regional artisans, designers, makers, and creatives. For more information click here.

HDSID’s Happy Holiday Market, Jersey City

December 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th | 12PM – 6PM

HDSID’s Happy Holiday Market

The Artist and Makers Market hosts unique vendors each weekend, offering local and handmade gifts for the holiday season. For more information, click here.

See More: Thanksgiving Catering in Hoboken + Jersey City

Bloomfield Center Holiday Hunt

December 11th | 1PM – 4PM

Bloomfield Center Holiday Hunt

The Bloomfield Center Alliance is welcoming shoppers to Bloomfield Center – to find holiday cheer in music, ice sculpture, and shopping. For more information click here.

Handmade Holiday at The Woodland, Maplewood

December 19th | 10AM – 4PM

Handmade Holiday at The Woodland

An experiential indie maker market that celebrates the arts, history, and culture of New Jersey. For more information click here.


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Ishita was born and raised in Mumbai where she directed and creatively led television shows throughout India. Her life took a turn when she got married and moved to the US amid the pandemic. When meeting people in person was out of the question, reading HG helped her get acquainted with the community and instilled a sense of belonging, which is why she wanted to start her American chapter by working at the Hoboken Girl. Ishita loves to travel, attend yoga pop-ups, plant community meet-ups, explore restaurants with her husband, and binge-watching TV shows.


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