Don't miss the hot chocolate at Squish Marshmallows.

Union Square Holiday Market

Manhattan New York


Union Square Holiday Market

Union Square Holiday Market is an Urbanspace project in Manhattan New York. Vendors sell holiday merchandise including Christmas ornaments, accessories, art, specialty food, and more. Stalls line the stone mortared paths at this world-renowned Christmas market that runs from November 16 to December 24, 2017.

Manhattan New York
Manhattan’s Union Square Holiday Market is the perfect place to shop for boutique items during the holidays.
Union Square Holiday Market is a New York Christmas market.
Union Square Holiday Market in Manhattan is an Urbanspace project.
Holiday and Christmas Shopping
Colorful Christmas trees and sculptures are scattered throughout the Union Square Holiday Market.

My daughter and I tried on wool hats and scarves, smelled sprigs of lavender and perfume, handled jewelry and Christmas ornaments, and laughed at the pet outfits on display. Though we bought a few gifts, the vendor that we liked best was Squish Marshmallow, and it wasn’t because of their marshmallows.

Christmas Market un Manhattan
Shoppers choose from a large selection of merchandise during the holidays.
Manhattan New York
This vendor displays colorful, unique wool hats.
Manhattan New York
Union Square Holiday Market in Manhattan is world renowned.
Christmas Market
German Delights features hot apple cider and German specialties.

 Squish Marshmallow

Squish Marshmallow sells hand torched marshmallows that are tan on the outside and warm and gooey inside. Some of the flavors include gingerbread, jelly donut, peppermint bark, chocolate dipped. We tried the chocolate dipped donut flavor that crunched. The taste reminded us of s’mores and transported us back to out girl scout days. Not only did we enjoy them, but we liked the unique concept.

But what we loved best was their hot chocolate because it tasted authentic.  It consisted of cream infused with Dutch cocoa and chocolate blended with vanilla and a touch of sugar. The decadent dark drink was bursting with cocoa, and it was hard not to drink the entire cup.

We split one, and we passed it back and forth several times, and it lasted only a few minutes. As a result of my greed, I forgot to photograph the drink. However, you can find Squish Marshmallow in Manhattan’s East Village, and I would love to know if you like their hot chocolate too.

Union Square Holiday Market

Visiting Union Square Holiday Market is an excellent opportunity to find something for everyone while enjoying the crisp outdoor weather. If you didn’t make it this year,  you should put it on your must-see list for 2018.


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