Business + Services

DUMBO Is Merry and Bright: Dec 4 Edition

Here are a handful of holiday happenings around the neighborhood:

  • Thurs Dec 7! DUMBO Innovators Meet Up Holiday Bash. Come celebrate the holiday season at this special edition of our monthly meet-up! Meet, mingle, and toast with your friends, colleagues, and DUMBO neighbors while enjoying free beer/wine, specialty cocktails, and food! 7-8:30pm at the Media Center. Details.
  • Starting Dec 7 (Discount code!) The Nutcracker Sweets: Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet is bringing selections from this perennial holiday favorite to DUMBO! Performances Dec 7-10th. $15 Discounted Tix for adult general admission for Thursday, December 7 and Friday, December 8 with code GKAfriends2017. Get your tickets here.
  • Thurs Dec 7. Thirsty Thursday at Trunk. Gift Cartel at Trunk will be open till 8 with wine and stress-free holiday shopping from 10+ women-owned, sustainably-minded local brands, including clothing, jewelry, accessories, chocolate, coffee, plants and more!
  • Fri Dec 8! Michael Jackson Dance Party at Creatively Wild. Twice a month, Creatively Wild will host a pop star dance extravaganza! First up, is Michael Jackson! Come learn Hip Hop and Jazz technique while grooving to some of the King of Pop’s biggest hits. Plus, Pizza! Register here.
  • Sat Dec 9! Shopping with Santa at Feed. Parents, cross some names off your holiday shopping list at the FEED Shop & Cafe while your children enjoy Holiday stories with Santa. Story reading every hour on the hour, mimosas for the parents. 9am – 3pm.
  • Sat Dec 9! Deck the Hauls at St. Ann’s. POPSUGAR and Old Navy arehosting a cobranded Must Have Box gift creation event at St Ann’s Warehouse! In a fun take on a conveyor belt, the experience will be a hands-on experience, allowing attendees to select the perfect (and complimentary) personalized gift for someone they love, including Old Navy merchandise and POPSUGAR-curated items. They’ll have social-ready photo vignettes and personalized pop-up cards on site for the whole family to enjoy. 12-4pm.
  • Sat Dec 9! Holiday Bazaar at Automatic Studios. Art, Fashion, Crafts & Music! 11am-5pm. 52 Bridge Street.
  • Sat Dec 9! Kahawa 1893 coffee tasting at Trunk. Introducing a newest addition to the Gift Cartel roster, Kahawa 1893. A sustainable, woman-owned brand, roasted right here in Red Hook. The ladies of Kahawa 1893 will be  at Trunk serving up all varieties of coffee and teaching how to make the best pour-over cup of coffee. 11am-2pm.
  • Sundays! Hudson Horns at Sugarcane. Enjoy live music by New York’s beloved brass band Hudson Horns every Sunday Brunch from 1-4:30pm.
  • Ongoing! Big Brooklyn Holiday Toy Drive: Drop off an unwrapped toy for children ages 0 – 14 at donation boxes at Front Street PizzaBrooklyn Roasting Company, Trunk and Half Pint Citizens. BONUS: 30% toy drive donations at Half Pint Citizens!! Last day to donate is December 15!
  • Ongoing! Northern Grade Holiday Market. Small batch and artisanal gifts. In the lobby of Empire Stores (enter at 55 Water St.) Through Dec 24.
  • Ongoing!  Trunk Gift Cartel. Organized by Magdalena Concepts and hosted by Trunk Boutique. the Gift Cartel is curated to highlight the work of women-owned and sustainable-minded businesses local to Brooklyn. Details.
  • Ongoing!  Christmas trees for sale: Pick up some pine at Peas & Pickles, or at Adam Parke’s organic Vermont trees at the Westville courtyard (81 Washington St.)
  • On Time Offer! Abhaya Yoga. Prep for the holiday madness with a free week of yoga at Abhaya Yoga! Register at for your First Week Free of unlimited yoga!