Handmade in the Hudson Valley: 4 Places to Shop This Holiday Season

Basilica Farm and Flea Craft Fair in Hudson, NY

Niche is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to all the wonderful, handmade products that you can find in New York's Hudson Valley. There is so much more to discover from local makers — jewelry, furniture, leather goods, textiles, ceramics, hot sauce - you name it! Get your holiday gift shopping done by visiting one (or all four) of these Hudson Valley markets featuring local makers and artisans.


1. Hudson Valley Hullabaloo


When: November 21st 10am - 5pm, November 22nd 11am - 5pm 

Where: Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center - 467 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401

What: A carefully curated group of 70+ designers, makers, craftspeople, vintage collectors, and artisanal food purveyors and the shoppers who appreciate their unique, well-crafted work - all in a fun atmosphere where "arty meets party" - complete with photobooth and DJ.


2. Basilica Farm & Flea


When: November 27th 2pm - 9pm, November 28th - 29th 10am - 6pm

Where: Basilica Hudson - 110 S. Front St. Hudson, NY 12534

What: An alternative to "Black Friday" culture that brings together a collection of quality products presented by a diverse group of 125 regional makers, farmers, chefs and vintage collectors.


3. Work:Shop


When: December 5th 10am - 5pm, December 6th 11am - 4pm

Where: Wickham Solid Wood Studio - 578 Main St. Beacon, NY 12508

What:  A curated holiday pop-up market featuring handcrafted, modern objects from 17 artisans working in the Hudson Valley and New York City. Located just around the corner from Niche HQ, this renovated factory building offers a unique shopping experience with high ceilings, large windows, and lots of light. 


4. Makers-on-Hudson


When: December 12th, 10am - 5pm

Where: Howland Cultural Center - 477 Main St. Beacon, NY 12508

What: In an encouragement to support the local economy, over 20 diversified, local artisans will be showing and selling unique handmade goods as part of Beacon’s Second Saturday festivities.


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Posted on 11/20/15 1:20 PM by Katie