The Ultimate NY Sales Guide: How to Plan Your Calendar & Where to Shop

New York is known for the best shops, malls, and fashions. Depending on when you visit, you can find all kinds of deals in every borough to make your New York shopping experience the best!

When Do Sales Occur?

New York has several sales throughout the year:

  • New Year’s Day – January
  • Valentine’s Day – February
  • President’s Day – February
  • Mother’s Day – May
  • Memorial Day Weekend – May
  • Father’s Day – June
  • July 4th – End of June to July
  • Labor Day – September
  • Columbus Day – October
  • Halloween – October
  • Veterans Day – November
  • Thanksgiving – November
  • Black Friday – November
  • After Thanksgiving and Midnight Madness – November
  • Cyber Monday – November
  • Pre-Christmas – December
  • Post-Christmas – December
  • New Year’s Eve – December

Where to Find Sales?

There are several NY sales locations:

  • 5th Avenue, Wall Street, Lexington Avenue, and Brooklyn
  • 34th Street near Macy’s where there are several shops
  • Times Square (43rd and 50th Streets)
  • Union Square (Broadway to Canal)
  • Union Square (Marshall, TJ Maxx, and Nordstrom Rack)
  • Century 21 (Lincoln Center) or Burlington Coat Factory (Union Square)

Where to Shop in All 5 Boroughs?


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  • Brookfield Place >>Battery Park 250 Vesey St 26th NYC
  • Manhattan Mall >>Midtown West 100 W 33rd St NYC
  • Shops at Columbus Circle >>10 Columbus Circle NYC
  • The Atrium Shops & Cafes >> Midtown East 153 E. 53rd St NYC
  • Turnstyle Shopping Center >>Upper West Side 57th St & 8th Ave NYC
  • Westfield World Trade Center >>Financial District 185 Greenwich St NYC

Also shop Fifth Avenue, Union Square, and Soho.

The Bronx

  • Broadway Plaza Outparcel >> Kingsbridge 5510 Broadway, Bronx, NY
  • Bronx Terminal Market >>Concourse Village 610 Exterior St, West Bronx, NY
  • Bruckner Commons >>Castle Hill Turnbull Ave & White Plains Rd., Bronx, NY
  • Gateway Center >> Concourse Village 610 Gateway Center Blvd., Bronx, NY
  • Mall at Bay Plaza >> 200 Baychester Ave, Bronx, NY
  • New Horizons Shopping Mall >>Claremont Village 1857 Bryant Ave, West Bronx, NY
  • Webster Shopping Mall >>Pelham Bay 3042 Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY


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  • Atlantic Center Mall >>Fort Greene 625 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY
  • Gateway Center >>Spring Creek 409 Gateway Dr., Brooklyn, NY
  • Fulton Street Mall >>Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, NY
  • Kings Plaza Shopping Center >> 5100 Kings Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
  • Liberty View Industrial Plaza >> Sunset Park 850 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY


  • Queens Center Mall >> 90-15 Queens Blvd (59th Ave), Elmhurst, NY
  • Rego Center >> 61-35 Junction Blvd (btwn 62nd Dr & LIE), Rego Park, NY
  • The Bay Terrace at Bayside >> 21139 26th Ave (Bell Blvd.), Bayside, NY
  • The Shops at Atlas Park >> 8000 Cooper Ave (80th St.), Glendale, NY
  • The Shops at Sky View Center >> 4024 College Point Blvd (Roosevelt Ave), Flushing, NY

Staten Island

  • Hylan Plaza Oakwood, New Dorp >> 2660 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY
  • Pergament Enterprises Mall >> Heartland Village 2795 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY
  • Richmond Shopping Center >> Heartland Village 2845 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY
  • Staten Island Mall >> Richmond Ave Between Ring Rd/Platinum Ave., Staten Island, NY

What is the Sales Tax in NY?

The total tax rate in NYC is 8.848%. NYC local sales and use tax is 4.875% and NY State sales and use tax is 4%. There is no sales tax on clothing and footwear under $110; higher than that and it’s subject to 8.875% tax.

Where are the Outlets?

Woodbury Commons >> 498 Red Apple Court, Central Valley, NY

Look for bus trips from Port Authority.

When are the Sample Sales?

New York has sample sales throughout the year. Check with each store to confirm sample sale dates.

If you’re looking for the best things to do in New York next month, shopping during sales can be so exciting! For tourists visiting new travel destinations, use Gosur travel maps for fast smartphone navigation access and convenient maps in and around New York so you don’t miss a thing!

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