Friday, December 6, 2013

This Is the Weekend To Hit the Holiday Craft Fairs in Brooklyn

Photo: MK Metz
There are at least eight different holiday craft fairs that we know of in Brooklyn this weekend -- so this seems to be the time to get cracking on that shopping.

In Brooklyn Heights, head over to the P.S. 8 Holiday Craft Fair: ReCycle . ReImagine . ReCr8, on Saturday, December 7, from 12-5 p.m. at 37 Hicks Street.  More at

Then cross Adams Street for the excellent Brooklyn Friends School Winter Festival and Artisanal Crafts Fair, also on Saturday, December 7 from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 375 Pearl Street next to the Brooklyn Marriott. This is the real deal, with food and kids activities like skateboarding, performances and carnival games and rides. More at:

In Cobble Hill, visit P.S. 29's Eat Pie and Shop Holiday Gift Fair and Pie Social. Eat a slice of homemade pie and pick up crafts and locally sold goods. Plus, games for the kids. Bring your old toys to donate to Toys for Tots. 425 Henry Street, on Sunday, Dec 8, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

In Park Slope, run over to the Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair: "Rare and extraordinary books" from booksellers from across Brooklyn will be for sale on Saturday, December 7, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Presented by the Old Stone House and Honey and Wax Booksellers, with a reading of Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story by Paul Auster at 4pm. More at

Also in Park Slope -- P.S. 321’s Holiday Shop: This shopping event takes place on Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., at 180 7th Avenue. Lots of artisanal vendors, arts & crafts, hair braiding. More at

Greenpointers is holding its Annual Holiday Market on Sunday, December 8th,from 1-7pm at 67 West St. 70+ talented local vendors will be selling handmade holiday gifts. More here.

More holiday fairs and weekend events in Gowanus, Bay Ridge and Williamsburg can be found listed here.

Go to McBrooklyn's HOME PAGE.

No comments: