When it is about celebrating Christmas in United States, no other place can compare to fun and amazement New York City brings in. From the Rockefeller Center Tree lighting to shopping in the Union Square Christmas markets, there is a lot you can do during Christmas in New York. No matter if you are visiting the city for the first time or looking for some offbeat places to explore in the city as a local, we have got your back. In this blog, we have brought you the best of things you can do in NYC during Christmas. Check this out!
Watch a Christmas Show at Radio City: The Rockettes
Where else if not at the legendary Radio City Music Hall? It is not something new but The Rockettes have been doing this since the 1930s. They own the Christmas Show at the Radio City Music Hall. It is a spectacularly festive experience for the visitors. When celebrating the holiday in NYC, you must see the 90-minute show, getting better with each passing year. It is perfect fun experience for the entire family.
Shop at the Union Square Christmas Markets
Instead of going for the holiday displays of Bergdorf Goodman, find way to Union Square’s holiday markets on the NYC map. You can shop locally crafted goods, holiday bites and some seasonal art browsing through the many vendors set up their stalls or shops in the area. Shop till you drop!
Go for a festive dinner at Tavern on the Green
Tavern on the Green is one of the few historic eateries in the New York City. Located within Central Park, the place usually comes alive during holidays attracting tourists and locals alike for a lavish dinner. It warm and cozy ambiance reflects in its amazing renovations to the interior. They offer a wide variety of dishes to choose from.
Experience Christmas in NYC on wheels
A bike tour across the city during Christmas has a different kind of fun! You can take a 2.5 hours guided bike tour to explore the city of New York on Christmas 2019. Cover the holiday installations of Manhattan. Not just fun and exciting, it is also calorie burning! What could be any more amazing than burning few calories while enjoying the holiday spirit in a city like New York? Start from Central Park and move through the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, the holiday fairs organized at Grand Central Terminal, the holiday displays at Macy’s and finally the Bryant Park Winter Village.
Meet Santa at Macy’s Santaland
When celebrating Christmas in New York, do not miss out a trip to the North Pole of the city – the Iconic Santaland at Macy’s. It is a fantastic outing spot for you with your family. You will meet the snowmen inside singing Christmas carols, the décor is breathtakingly beautiful. The indoors of Santaland is no less than a wonderland. SO, there are snowmen, a prancing reindeer and the one and only Santa! This year, Santaland will be opening from November 29 and will run through the Christmas Eve. Are you late for the flight bookings? You can have the advantage of our cheap last minute flights to New York.
Enjoy seasonal art at the Metropolitan Museum Art
Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York anytime of the year and it will be a wonderful experience. However, Christmas and New Year are definitely special occasions to visit the museum. On your visit to the storied museum, take a halt at the Medieval Sculpture Hall and spend some quality time alluring the marvelous Neopolitan nativity scene from the 18th century at its foot. You can also catch a tree lighting here, organized every day at 4:30 in the afternoon. On weekends, they have encores at 5:30 and 6:30 in the evening.
Allure the Christmas Lights in Dyker Heights
How can you miss out being a part of the Christmas tradition of NYC? You must head to Brooklyn, to the Dyker Heights’ neighborhood to witness the sparkling Christmas lights. They host an ‘unspoken’ competition. In this competition, every house makes efforts to decorate better than the other, making the entire neighborhood an area of glowing lights with cars and pedestrians on tours to marvel the scene. Grab a cup of coffee or hot cocoa and reach Dyker Heights to experience Christmas lights like never before.
Christmas in New York is an exceptional experience for tourists. Why miss the chance? Book cheap flights to New York today!