One of the top holiday markets in the world is this one in New York City.

NYC holiday market

We didn't need an official study to tell us this but it's still nice to feel appreciated:  New York City's own Union Square Holiday Market is considered one of the very best Christmas markets in the world. 

NYC holiday market

With supposed annual attendance numbers reaching 2,000,000, the Union Square Holiday Market landed on the number 13 spot on the list. 

NYC holiday market

This year, visitors will get to browse through offerings by 185 different vendors, including top-notch food delicacies beautiful crafts that make for ideal gifts, jewelry options and much more. 

NYC holiday market

Here, find our own list of best holiday and Christmas markets open in NYC this year and, below, the top 20 world-wide ranking by the travel site:

NYC holiday market

1. Winter Wonders in Brussels, Belgium 2. Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin, Germany 3. Christkindlmarket Chicago in Chicago, USA

NYC holiday market

4. Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market in Birmingham, UK 5. Christmas Village Belvedere Palace in Vienna, Austria 6. Striezelmarket in Dresden, Germany

NYC holiday market

7. Krakow Christmas Market in Krakow, Poland 8. Galway Continental Christmas Market in Galway, Ireland 9. Zagreb Advent in Zagreb, Croatia

NYC holiday market

10. Sibiu Christmas Market in Sibiu, Romania 11. Gardens by the Bay’s Christmas Wonderland in Singapore 12. Riga Christmas Market in Riga, Latvia

NYC holiday market

13. Union Square Holiday Market in New York, USA 14. Tuomaan Market in Helsinki, Finland 15. Koziar’s Christmas Village in Bernville, USA

NYC holiday market

16. Weihnachtsmarkt Am Kölner Dom in Cologne, Germany 17. Tivoli Gardens Christmas Market in Copenhagen, Denmark 18. Tallinn Christmas Market in Tallinn, Estonia

NYC holiday market

19. The Great Dickens Christmas Fair in San Francisco, USA 20. Ingólfstorg Square Christmas Market in Reykjavik, Iceland 

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