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Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar: Schmooze, Booze, Shop!
Dec 8, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm| Free
On December 8, 2013 between 11am – 6pm, head over to the beautiful 501 Union venue (501 Union Street, Carroll Gardens) for all of your gift-giving needs. Another holiday market shoving locally-made goods at you, you say? Far from it.
Over thirty hand-picked local artisans (curated by Brooklyn Makers) will be on site selling clothing, jewelry, accessories, stationery, bath and beauty products, gourmet food products and much more. But it doesn’t stop there. Turn a stressful chore into a fun holiday experience with any one of the many delights we have to help you ligthen your spirit as you lighten your wallet!
Warm up and sample coffee from the Fairway Market Coffee Corner
Our favorite gourmet grocers – Fairway Market – will be on site handing out coffee samples as well as selling select merchandise
Get crafty at the Brooklyn ARTery DIY workshop corner
If you’re low on funds or simply want to learn how to personalize your gift, Brooklyn ARTery is for you. The community arts space offers one-of-a-kind affordable and fine quality merchandise and they also offer classes for kids and adults. December 8 they’ll be offering a multitude of workshops to sharpen your skills in jewelry-making with beads and wire, kitchen pharmacy, purple sushi-making, paper-making, jewelry from recycled materials, and toy design for kids. And get this… the 30 min workshops will only be a $5 suggested donation. Now that’s the holiday spirit!
Sip specialty cocktails
Hang out while you sip hand-crafted cocktails unique to this event from our liquor sponsors: Jack From Brooklyn, 300 Joules, El Buho Mezcal and Barrows Intense
– Our #1 DJ will be on site spinning eclectic tunes to keep you in the groove while you schmooze, booze and shop!
– Majestic Photo Booths will be on site so you can capture your day of fun!
Sample delicious bites from food purveyors
In case all the shopping and schmoozing gets you hungry, get your fill of good eats from a selection of local food purveyors and seize your hunger pangs. More lineup coming soon…
Robicellis, Arancini Bros, Benchmark Restaurant, Lavender Lake, Brooklyn Delhi and Dinosaur BBQ.
Shop the Brooklyn Makers Pop-up Shop
Brooklyn-made online shop Brooklyn Makers will be on site with a curated selection of artisan goods for kids and adults.
Get your gifts wrapped at the Krrb.com gift wrapping corner
So now that you’ve got everyone checked off your gift shopping list, you might as well deliver the gift in style. Don’t waste your time getting frustrated trying to professionally wrap your gifts; head over to the talented folk at the krrb.com gift wrapping corner, who’ll do it for you! Krrb (pronounced ‘curb’) is a hyperlocal, curiously global classifieds. Buy, sell, rent and trade with neighbors down the street or around the world. Krrb is a venue that helps individuals, businesses, markets and events sell their vintage, secondhand, handmade and locally-sourced goods. They exist for common folks, thrifters, vendors, collectors, crafters, artists, designers, artisanal food-makers and upcyclers.