Eat, drink, and shop at the Holiday Hop:

Explore 100+ vendors in new seasonal market at Snug Harbor

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | Staten Island, NY –Art Lab, the Noble Maritime Collection, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and the Staten Island Museum are pleased to announce the Holiday Hop on December 3, 2022 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  The Holiday Hop is a free artisanal market at five locations throughout the 83-acre grounds at 1000 Richmond Terrace, featuring over 100 vendors based in Staten Island and New York City.

 “Snug Harbor is proud to be the one-stop destination for your holiday shopping list this year,” said the executive directors of the partner organizations in a joint statement. “With over 100 local artisans selling exciting and unique items you won’t find anywhere else, the Holiday Hop will make this season of giving especially merry and bright.”

Attendees can enjoy these markets as part of their Holiday Hop experience:

Handcrafted Holiday Fair presented by Art Lab (Building H): 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Make Art Lab your must stop at the Holiday Hop and support our local artisans at our Annual Handcrafted Holiday Fair. Treat yourself or loved one to a one-of-a-kind, handmade gift. Find that perfect holiday gift while supporting local artists and artisans. Vendors showcase handmade jewelry, artworks, ornaments, knitted and crocheted items, and more.

Vendors include: Isabel Becerra, Marie Bernardi, Linda Butti, Annette Christie, Elizabeth Dahhan, Samantha Fischer, Michele Guttenberg, Margot Higgins, Wendy Jackelow, Charlotte Kaplan, Hiroko Otani & Dennis Green, Joan Pessolano, Malissa Priebe, Margaret Sallemi,  MaryEllen Smolka, and more.

Culture Shop presented by The Noble Maritime Collection (Building D): 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Please join us for a festive day at the museum that supports artists and craftspeople on Staten Island. The event features handmade art, antiques, books, cards, jewelry, ornaments, photography, prints, scarves, soap, and more! Live holiday music at 2:00 PM.

Vendors include: Allan Avidano, August Moon/Karen McNamara, Omar K. Aviles, Bee Baa Art Jewelry, Nancy and Chris Benbow, Irma Bohorguez-Geisler, Island Art Center, Chapman Grafik, Laura Del Prete, Elle Finn, Fundaroma Candle, Alana Gilkeson, Hey, Dollface!, Meghan Joseph, Linda Klein, Bill Murphy, Donna Pagano, Janice Patrignani, PJC Guitar Pick Jewelry & Gifts, Sage Reynolds, Linda Rossi/Sunset Hill Designs, Carmel Simone, Tick and Tin, The Fiona Special, Ann-marie Wold, Sarah Yuster, and Robert Padovano

Cottage Row Curiosities presented by Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden (Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art in Buildings C&G and Carpenter’s Shop on Chapel Road): 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Shop local at Cottage Row Curiosities, a community artisan market at Snug Harbor featuring over 40 Staten Island vendors–plus music, entertainment, food, and more. Enjoy new selections and attractions each time!

MakerPark Radio’s DJ Kitty will be spinning a set of catchy, festive tunes. Pop-up performances throughout the day are presented by Staten Island School of Rock’s Christmas Choir, led by Janine Moises, Ariel Ubaldegaray, and Josh Limage, featuring the vocal talents of students Anna Mancino, Joseph Picioccio, Adrianna Frendowski, Delilah Cambiero, and Daria Kuzniatsova.

Food and drink:
Harbor Eats, Celebrate at Snug Harbor, and CHAP Winery

Vendors include: Annie B Goode, Be Thrifty, BLCKATTITUDE STUDIOS, Bodega Cats of New York, ByMichelleNYC, C.C. Styles, Charles Boday Art, Christina Gentile Photo, Earth Light Aroma, Glam Gardener NYC, Grand Trine Designs, Green Stinger Beekeeping, Hats & Not Hats, Hey Viv! Vintage Clothing, Kabuki Design Studio, Let’s Get Weird Creations, Lil Monster Knits, Lili Loops, Lilly of the Valley Studio, Lorraine Monique Accessories, Michelle Swiney Hair, Mona Oman Art, Nana’s Newborns, Old Town Press, Inc., Perla Elegante, Photography by Kevyn, SidePony Jewelry, Stacey Tamiko Art, The Magical Mermaid Shop, The PotterRabbit Knitting & Crafts, TrippinOutfitters, ValleGirlsOnline, Waxing & Waning Candle Co., Wired for Love Designs, and With a Touch of Aloha

Edible Island Food Fair at the Staten Island Museum (Building A): 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Work your way through a market full of delicious local and regional treats to give this holiday season. This delectable fair is filled with specialty items and artisanal goods expertly curated by Staten Island Advance Food Editor, Pamela Silvestri.

Vendors include: Lebanese Eatery, Beezy Beez, Udderly Delicious (farm to table dairy and more), Farmer Dave aka Chef Cave Cavagnaro, Butter Me Up, Belli Baci Bakery, On Your Mark Chocolatiers, Isn’t That Nuts (candied nuts), Whimsical by Mily (virgin coquito mixes), Kathy’s Kreations (hot cocoa bombs), Ay! Macarons NYC, Brown Sugar Bliss Bakery, and more!

About Art Lab School of Fine and Applied Arts

Art Lab’s purpose is to offer Staten Island the best possible and most professional independent school of fine and applied art, and to bring knowledge and appreciation of artistic excellence to the metropolitan community through regular classes, exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops, and lectures.

About the Noble Maritime Collection

The mission of the Noble Maritime Collection, an art and history museum in Staten Island, New York, is to present exhibitions and programs that celebrate the working waterfront of New York Harbor in the tradition of distinguished artist John A. Noble (1913-1983), and to preserve Robbins Reef Lighthouse and the history of Sailors’ Snug Harbor.

About the Staten Island Museum

Founded in 1881 and celebrating its 140th year, the Staten Island Museum engages visitors with interdisciplinary exhibitions, public programs, and educational activities for all ages. It is the mission of the Staten Island Museum to spark curiosity and generate meaningful shared experiences through natural science, art, and history to deepen understanding of our environment, ourselves, and each other.

About Snug Harbor

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is one destination with unlimited experiences. We offer dynamic programming in the arts, horticulture and agriculture for diverse communities and all ages, on our historic 83-acre campus. We envision being a locally impactful, globally renowned destination, true to our values of artistic vibrancy and community, inclusion and discovery, stewardship and conservation.

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For Immediate Release: Contact: Meredith Sladek,, (718) 425-3515