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Weekend Market Picks September 26 & 27, 2015: Apple Season!


Well, it’s been a big week in the city, #AmIRight? It’s almost October too, so it’s funny that it feels like mid-July, only with pumpkins. So go out and enjoy the first signs of cool, fresh weather ahead this weekend!

And it’s time to start the transition from peaches to apples, like these beautiful galas from Samascott Orchards! Luckily, there’s still time to enjoy both in the farmers markets.

I’ll be posting live from Crafty Bastards in DC! Who else is going to be there?!

Weekend Market Picks

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Brooklyn Borough Hall Saturday Greenmarket: If you find yourself downtown Brooklyn, visit this beautiful market behind Borough Hall. It’s one of the longest-running GrowNYC markets – over 25 years! 8AM – 6PM, On the Plaza at Court and Montague Streets, Brooklyn

Chelsea Eats: Another great event featuring local food vendors! Go hungry and bring a container for leftovers! (I learned that from a guy at the Vendy Awards!) 11AM – 6PM, 8th Avenue between 17th & 18th Streets, Manhattan

London Terrace Street Fair: One of the biggest yard sales you’ll ever see! Meet the neighbors and see what’s in their closets. I love this event every single year! 10AM – 5PM, West 24th Street between 9th & 10th Avenues, Manhattan

Smorgasburg Queens: You’ve probably visited Smorgasburg in its Brooklyn locations, but you’re going to want to visit the extraordinary food purveyors from Queens! It’s just a short walk from the subway! 11AM – 6PM, 43-29 Crescent Street, Long Island City, Queens

Saturday & Sunday, September 26 & 27, 2015

Best of France: This huge event in Times Square features some of finest things about this amazing country: food, wine, fashion and culture. Here’s to Franco-American friendship – and wine! (Spoiler: I’m a huge Francophile!) 11AM – 9 PM Saturday, 10AM – 7PM Sunday, Times Square and Broadway, Manhattan

Big Flea Market: Over 600 flea and antique dealers are setting up shops out on Pier 94 for this weekend event! 9AM – 7PM Saturday, 10AM – 5PM Sunday, Pier 94 on the West Side Highwa at 55th Street, Manhattan

Mad. Sq. Eats.: This outdoor food market is open through October 1! So invite your friends to meet you there for lunch, dinner and beers under the twinkle lights! Open 7 Days – 11AM – 9PM, General Worth Square, 5th Avenue between 24th and 25th Streets, Manhattan

Nolita Market: Back after a hiatus for the San Genaro Festival, the Nolita Market features wonderful local designers and artisans on Prince Street every Friday – Sunday. 11AM – 6:30PM, Prince Street between Mulberry & Mott, Manhattan

Rijs Park Beach Bazaar: It’s the last party at the beach, but only for a few months. Don’t miss it – plus free parking! 11AM – Dusk, Gateway National Recreation Area, 157 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens

World Maker Fair: Check out this very groovy event with inventions, experiences, artwork and lots of handmade things! Super interactive and great for kids! (Tickets required). 10AM – 6PM both days, New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Queens

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Atlantic Antic: This huge neighorborhood event is having its 41st anniversary! The neighbors love it, and so do the local merchants. Check it out and wear comfy shoes because you’ll be doing a lot of strolling! 12PM-6PM, Atlantic Avenue from Hicks Street to 4th Avenue

Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS Flea Market and Grand Auction: If you love Broadway, do not miss this event! You can buy props, costumes and memorabilia from your favorite shows, plus meet the stars and bid on experiences, like walk-on roles and lunch with your favorite Broadway celebrity. It’s that fantastic!  12PM – 6PM, Atlantic Avenue between 4th Avenue and the Waterfront, Brooklyn

Vendy Plaza: Even if you missed the Vendy Awards, you can still meet some of New York’s finest street food vendors just outside La Marqueta every Sunday. It’s a great place to grab a bite and a beer with friends! 12PM – 6PM, Park Avenue between 115th & 116th Streets, Manhattan

~Karen Seiger, Markets of New York City


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