By Kate Devine
Hello last minute shoppers! Still searching for that perfect gift? We have another new roster of talented vendors popping up in Convention Hall again for the fourth and final weekend of this year's Asbury Park Holiday Bazaar!
This weekend you'll find original art and home goods, hand knit accessories to keep you toasty, eco-friendly beauty products, handmade greeting cards, lovely jewelry, shops for kids, amazing clothing and more. There's something unique and thoughtful for every loved one on your shopping list. Skip the mall and visit the Holiday Bazaar in Convention Hall, support our creative community, enjoy live music, an incredible tree, and shop from amazing makers and artists for gifts that will keep your loved ones talking all year long!
Don't forget to read our recent #MeetTheMakerAP posts to get to know vendors, and find more gifting inspiration.
Each of these vendors will be in Convention Hall this Saturday or Sunday. See our complete schedule of vendors here.
The 50/50 Company
The 50/50 Company is an independently owned and operated husband and wife team that specializes in black and white line art. All original art is created with pencil, pen, and ink, then silk screened onto American-made apparel, prints, and home goods. Their designs would make a unique and artsy addition to anyone's wall.
WOVEN and Chalk & Charcoal
Asbury Park Bazaar's very own Jenny Vickers Chyb will be setting up a pop up shop at the bazaar this Sunday, selling WOVEN handmade knitted and crocheted hats, scarves, headbands and gloves. She'll be joined by Chalk and Charcoal shop, a Los Angeles-based company featuring original black and white chalk and charcoal rose drawings, notebooks, tote bags and mugs designed by New Jersey native, Jen Guyre.
Pleasant Valley Lavender
Pleasant Valley Lavender is New Jersey's only Lavender farm. They grow over twenty different types of the versatile herb from their plot in Morganville, NJ. Find lavender infused soaps, oils, lotions, sachets, bouquets, honey, herbes de provence, body wraps, and doggy bandanas.
The Paper Cicada
Looking for a clever card for a food-loving friend? Greeting cards from Paper Cicada will bring a smile to their face. Paper Cicadao will also be offering prints and paper goods featuring original, playful, and adorable artwork. Look for many more awesome food puns.
Mesc is a jewelry collection of sterling silver, gold-fill, and gemstones, all handmade by Mary E. S. Cox in Philadelphia. Her designs are influenced by nature and natural materials. Mary specializes in rings, with attention to form, texture, and balance. Be sure to check out her beautiful necklaces and earrings too!
Green Olive Clothing Company
Green Olive Clothing Company began with a single dress with huge pockets for Leanne Coffey's daughter, Olive, so she could tote around of all her special belongings. Based in Point Pleasant, NJ, Leanne designs and makes childrens' clothes from 100% upcycled materials. Dress the little ones in your life in stylish and sustainable fashion!
New Egypt Folk String
Find something totally unique for the musician in your life. Perhaps they already have everything? Probably not one of Jim Milligan's handmade string instruments. Each piece is inspired by the roots of American blues and bluegrass music. Jim makes Mountain Dulcimers, Cigar Box Guitars and Canjos. New Egypt Folk String mingles creativity and craftsmanship to build a true instrument and work of art.
Outer Limits Hot Sauce
These hot sauces are made by a father son team who share a common love for spicy food. Their mission is to bring you delicious sauces made of top quality, fresh, all natural ingredients, featuring labels you can be proud to display on your table every day. Outer Limits works with up and coming artists to design one of a kind labels. This weekend they'll also be offering spicy chocolate bars, and shirts, hoodies, pins, koozies and stickers!
Asbury Park Moto Club
Find handmade T-shirts, sweatshirts, flannels, beanies and more from our local moto lifestyle shop, located on Lake Avenue. AP Moto Club is popping up with apparel at the Holiday Bazaar this weekend!