Downtown Brooklyn has everything you need for the holidays
December 07, 2022
The holiday season has arrived, and with it comes a wide variety of festivities to get you immersed in the holiday spirit. The December, the neighborhood is home to holiday concerts, markets, discounts and deals, and more. Here are just a few of the ways you can make the most of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or whatever you celebrate, right here in Downtown Brooklyn:
Holiday Caroling on the Plaza: Join Mark Morris Dance Group on The Plaza at 300 Ashland on Sunday, December 11! Bring the family to welcome the holiday season with a medley of your favorite holiday carols. Class will be accompanied by a pianist for an extra layer of holiday pizzazz. Register.
The Brooklyn Nutcracker: Brooklyn Ballet’s The Brooklyn Nutcracker fuses ballet, hip-hop, and an array of world dance genres to create a culturally inclusive production that represent the diverse traditions and vibrant culture of melting pot Brooklyn. In essence, the show is a Christmastime love letter to the city’s best borough. Get tickets for The Brooklyn Nutcracker on Saturday, December 17 — showtimes are available at 2:00 and 7:00 PM.
Borough Hall Holiday Market: Browse more than 50 Brooklyn-based artisans, food and beverage operators, and vintage and antique vendors at Urbanspace’s first Borough Hall Holiday Market. The Market is open every day from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM until December 26, so you have plenty of time to check it out and get yourself or a loved one a unique on-of-a-kind trinket of appreciation. Check out the full list of vendors.
Holiday Workshops at City Point BKLYN: A number of arts-and-craftsy workshops are coming to City Point BKLYN this month! Sign up to make a gingerbread house, an ugly holiday sweater, a papercraft Froebel star, puppets, or ornaments during this year’s Makers Show Holiday Market.
caribBEING Holiday Market: caribBEING is a unique and inspired multipurpose mobile art, cultural, and market space that reflects the cultural heritage of Brooklyn’s Caribbean Diaspora. Support up to two dozen independent creatives at the caribBEING Holiday Market every Wednesday through Sunday between December 7 and December 30. See full list of vendors.
For even more holiday activities, check out our events calendar!
Peaches Prime: Peaches Prime is a modern neighborhood brasserie featuring a contemporary take on New York City culinary classics at The Ashland’s Gotham Market. Get 10% off your entire meal when you order between now and December 31.
Privélege: Look your best this holiday season! Privélege at City Point BKLYN is offering 20% off select in-store ready-to-wear items and the Privélege gift box! Act fast — this deal ends on December 16.
Brooklyn Rootz: Your holiday outfits aren’t complete without a brand-new stylist hairdo. That’s why Brooklyn Rootz, a natural hair care salon operating out of NY Beauty Suites at 81 Willoughby St., is offering 10% off their services between now and December 23.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema: December is a time for holiday movies! Head to Downtown Brooklyn’s Alamo Drafthouse at 445 Albee Square West to take advantage of their holiday special: get a $10 snack pass when you purchase a $50 gift card.
For more holiday deals in Downtown Brooklyn, use our 2022 Holiday Guide!
-Holiday Gift Ideas-
Grand Central Station Wreath Ornament: Help a friend complete their holiday decorations by giving them this Grand Central Station wreath ornament from the New York Transit Museum Store! True New Yorkers will love this gift.
Special Edition Strawberry Christmas Cheesecake: Junior’s newest holiday addition is guaranteed to satisfy anyone with a sweet tooth! They’ve taken their original New York cheesecake and added swirls of real strawberry puree, a buttercream border, and red and green chocolate curls. Availability is limited, so get yours now!
Winter wool fedora: This 1920s-styled khaki-colored fedora from Privélege at City Point Brooklyn is the perfect addition to any Christmas or New Years’ outfit. Not only will the recipient of this gift look stylish, but the satin inner lining and grosgrain ribbon band will make sure their noggin stays warm for the winter.
For more holiday gift ideas, use our 2022 Holiday Gift Guide!