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Holiday Guide to New York City

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There's nothing like New York City during the holidays. Outdoor skating rinks and illuminated streets, people warming their hands with mugs of cocoa and hot apple cider, animated and decorated shop windows... no wonder so many holiday films are set here! From enchanted seasonal markets and extravaganza big-name shopping, to winter-themed theater and ballet - and every giant glowing tree and one-of-a-kind museum event in between - let this guide help you navigate NYC's festive side!

Good for
  • History Buff
  • Thrill Seeker
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Luxury Traveller
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Like a Local

18 Places

3 City Tips

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18 Places

Rockefeller Center

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings

Bryant Park

Parks

Celsius at Bryant Park

Bars & Clubs

Fifth Avenue

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Bergdorf Goodman

, Gift & Speciality Shops, Department Stores

Macy's Herald Square

Department Stores,

Radio City Music Hall

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Theatres

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Theatres

Queens Botanical Garden

Gardens

Hearth

Restaurants

FAO Schwarz

Gift & Speciality Shops

The Jewish Museum

Speciality Museums

The Morgan Library & Museum

Speciality Museums, Libraries

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

Dinner Theatres, Bars & Clubs, Concerts, Blues Clubs & Bars

American Museum of Natural History

Natural History Museums

Merchant's House Museum

History Museums

The Met Cloisters

Art Museums, Sacred & Religious Sites

Chelsea Market

Flea & Street Markets

Madison S's City Tips

  • Black ice can be dangerous during winter in NYC. If it's very cold out and has rained or snowed recently, watch your step: be sure you're not striding right onto an ice patch!
  • If it gets too nippy out, pop into a cafe. New York City has many, and so long as you buy a drink, you can sit for as long as you like. Most have free WiFi, to boot!
  • Many shops do complimentary holiday wrapping, and many can also ship from in-store. Ask at checkout if you're interested in one of these options.
  • Rockefeller Center
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
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    Madison S Says:

    There's nothing more quintessentially New York than a holiday visit to Rockefeller Center. Whether you're going for the tree lighting, the ice skating, or just the brilliant display of large-scale, brightly-lit decorations, festivity is bound to be in the air! Surrounded by a similarly merry selection of shops, the gigantic tree and public skating rink serve as a focal point.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • The official tree lighting takes place on, or around, December 2nd each year. Check the official website for details.
    • The massive Rockefeller Tree (a tradition since the 1930s) is always a Norway Spruce, upwards of 75 feet tall, strung with over five miles of fairy lights.
    • If you'll be in town the week leading up to the lighting, visit the center to see decorations being putting up in the garden, and the tree being hand-strung with lights.
    • The Tree Lighting event often has celebrity guests and musical performances. It's free, outdoors, and starts at 7pm — but be sure to get there way earlier to ensure a viewing spot!
    • The Rockefeller Rink is open from 8.30 am to midnight most days.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Cafes and views 10/12/2018
    • To see the tree 10/12/2018
    • Rockefeller Center
    Address:
    45 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York City, NY 10111-0100
    Phone:
    +1 212-332-6868
    Other:
  • Bryant Park
    Parks
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    Madison S Says:

    Winter Village at Bryant Park is another staple of the New York holiday calendar. The park is transformed to house a 17,000-square-foot public outdoor skating rink, and 125 micro holiday shops open to revelers. The mini boutiques, which span the alleys around the park in neat, brightly illuminated wooden rows, are meant to pay homage to the holiday markets of Europe. Each cozy kiosk has its own focus, so whether you're in the mood for hot cocoa and a handmade ornament, or a local hot dog and an astounding gift idea, Winter Village has you covered. The carousel and reading corner remain open, and heated restaurant terraces stay full into the evening.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • The skating rink, which opens late, is free. However, bring your own skates and locks (if possible) as there's a skate rental fee, plus you need to pay extra for cubbies or locker padlocks.
    • The rink can become very crowded, especially on weekends and post-work hours. Visit early on weekdays for the most open ice.
    • The rink provides skate lessons for both new and little ice skaters.
    • The shops are open latest on Saturdays, until 9pm. They are open until 8pm Monday through Friday, and close at 6pm on Sunday.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A must if visiting the city 10/12/2018
    • Christmas market 10/12/2018
    • Bryant Park
    Phone:
    +1 236-565-2365
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    07:00 - 00:00
    Other:
  • Celsius at Bryant Park
    Bars & Clubs
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    Madison S Says:

    After a visit to either the Winter Village or the skate rink at Bryant Park, a stop at Celsius can help warm you up. With gorgeous rink-side views (especially wonderful at night, when everything including the holiday tree is lit up), diners can choose to sit indoors or on the heated terrace. The glass enclosure features a lounge, bar, and restaurant, so visitors are welcome to a peppy pick-me-up of hot wine, or can sit down to a full holiday dinner right in the heart of things.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Celsius does not accept reservations. To get a spot, arrive a little before dinner, as it can become quite crowded later at night.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #193 of 890 Nightlife in New York City
    • Its Closed!!!! Celsius is closed & Bryant Park was insane 05/12/2016
    • Good views.. 29/07/2016
    • Celsius at Bryant Park
    Address:
    41 W 40th St
    Bryant Park
    New York City, NY 10018-2601
    Phone:
    +1 212-792-9603
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    15:00 - 22:00
    Sat - Sun
    11:00 - 22:00
    Other:
  • Fifth Avenue
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Madison S Says:

    Fifth Avenue has long been the shopping destination extraordinaire for Manhattanites - but for the holiday season, this legendary street really goes all out! Decked out in holiday lights and strung up with giant snowflakes, the storefronts along the avenue sure get into the spirit of things. Some buildings have light shows, while others spruce up with decorations, and shop windows are gorgeously adorned to entice shoppers through their doors. Even if you're not looking to shop 'til you drop, it's worth visiting for the windows alone. Some more famous ones? Barney's New York, curated by the likes of Baz Luhrmann and Henri Bendel, always has a magical, Wonderland-like take on the season; plus, there's the Saks 3D light show, and Tiffany's sumptuous displays to look out for.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Do check out the Lord & Taylor window: one of NYC's most illustrious shopping destinations, its displays employ hydraulic lifts and focus on design rather than merchandise!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #52 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great shopping area 10/12/2018
    • Where you'll never shop...but look 08/12/2018
    • Fifth Avenue
    Phone:
    +1 212-336-1440
    Other:
  • Bergdorf Goodman
    , Gift & Speciality Shops, Department Stores
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    Madison S Says:

    So long as we're talking about amazing holiday windows, the display at Bergdorf Goodman is world-famous... and for good reason! Eleven months of planning go into their five main windows along Fifth Avenue. Always an extravaganza of art, architecture, storytelling, and fashion, these are perhaps the most photographed holiday windows in the world. Plus, it doesn't hurt that Bergdorf is also a multi-level shopping mecca with top-notch service and brands for all your luxury needs! So whether you're window shopping or in the market for a personal shopper, this is worth a visit.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Planning for the holiday windows begins just after New Year's Day, and usually employs a great number of artists, ateliers, and artisans to create one-of-a-kind pieces.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #49 of 920 Shopping in New York City
    • Perfume- visit Tom Crutchfield at Rojas counter 08/12/2018
    • Surprise on the cosmetic's floor 08/10/2018
    • Bergdorf Goodman
    Address:
    754 5th Ave
    New York City, NY 10019-2581
    Phone:
    +1 800-967-3788
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 - 18:00
    Mon - Fri
    10:00 - 20:00
    Sat
    10:00 - 19:00
    Other:
  • Macy's Herald Square
    Department Stores,
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    Madison S Says:

    Herald Square is Macy's multi-story flagship store. When the holiday season strikes, so does Santaland: an extravagant indoor village of reindeer and toy trains. Outside, Macy's six windows become a storyboard, with moving displays and LED lights, retelling a popular holiday tale from window to window. Shop around for some new kicks, or just drop by to see the free, motorized show!

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Santaland is open until midday on December 24th.
    • Santa is available for photos with children inside Macy's. Either bring a camera, or buy an in-store photo print of the occasion.
    • Be sure to keep an eye out for the landmark wooden escalators if you go inside: they're part of the original store!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #151 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Massive 10/12/2018
    • huge macys 10/12/2018
    • Macy's Herald Square
    Address:
    151 West 34th Street
    New York City, NY 10001-2101
    Phone:
    +1 212-695-4400
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:00 - 21:00
    Mon - Sat
    10:00 - 22:00
    Other:
  • Radio City Music Hall
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Theatres
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    Madison S Says:

    Radio City Music Hall opened to the public in 1932, and has been producing fantastical shows ever since. Its Christmas Spectacular is a seasonal staple, featuring the world-famous Rockettes dancers, and is a feast for the eyes and ears, with light-up sets, 3D technology, and big musical numbers that feature everything from 'Nutcracker' style ballet to giant toys and teddies dancing along to yuletide tunes. Especially wonderful for families, but magical for all ages, the show is made bigger and better every year.

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Radio City Music Hall is the world's largest indoor theater.
    • Guests who attend shows on November 23rd-25th and November 30th-December 2nd be given a complimentary Radio City Santa Hat.
    • Children under two years of age may attend free of charge, but are expected to sit on the lap of a parent.
    • The show runs 90 minutes long and there is no intermission — so do use the bathroom ahead of time!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #34 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing. 10/12/2018
    • Amazing theater! 10/12/2018
    • Radio City Music Hall
    Address:
    1260 6th Avenue
    Between 50th and 51st Streets
    New York City, NY 10020
    Phone:
    +1 212-247-4777
    Other:
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
    Theatres
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    Madison S Says:

    The David H. Koch Theatre at Lincoln Center will be ringing in the 2016 holiday season with a 60th-anniversary performance of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker. The piece, performed by the full company and set to the score by Tchaikovsky, features incredible sets and stunning choreography. Even if you've seen The Nutcracker before, this version features a 40-foot tree and an onstage blizzard, which may just add an extra pinch of spice to the sweet story.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • The performance runs from late November until January 3rd.
    • Prices vary based on the date of the performance (and seat), with days being classified as Prime, Peak, and Standard.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #39 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Saw My Fair Lady Tonight & Enjoyed It! 06/11/2018
    • Could not be nicer 06/11/2018
    • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
    Address:
    The David RubenStein Atrium
    Broadway & 64th Street - main entrance
    New York City, NY 10023
    Phone:
    +1 212-875-5350
    Other:
  • Queens Botanical Garden
    Gardens
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    Madison S Says:

    The winter season at the Queens Botanical Garden may surprise you. It features a quaint holiday marketplace with bespoke local gifts, alongside a selection of flora that can outlast the chillier months. If you're looking for a more peaceful adventure in the big city, its snowy walks might be just the thing, and children will enjoy a visit too, with a number of activities geared towards them - from holiday crafting to winter storytelling.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • The 2015 Winter Solstice Celebration and Tree Lighting takes place on December 6th at the Garden.
    • Admission to the Garden is free from November through March.
    • The Queens Botanical Garden is not to be confused with the Brooklyn Botanical Garden — a mistake more common than you might think!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 27 things to do in Flushing
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Gardens 10/11/2018
    • An Oasis within a busy town 03/10/2018
    • Queens Botanical Garden
    Address:
    4350 Main St
    Flushing, NY 11355-4758
    Phone:
    +1 718-886-3800
    Price range:
    US$6 - US$6
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    08:00 - 16:30
    Other:
  • Hearth
    Restaurants
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    Madison S Says:

    Hearth has had a growing reputation of popularity and excellence ever since it opened its doors in the East Village. Why does it make the holiday list? Well, apple cider donuts, of course! Hearth serves up its donuts - a fall and winter treat - with a luxuriant maple syrup glaze, apple compote, and whipped cream. Not to mention, a tall glass of piping hot apple cider being available on the side! If you're visiting NYC, warm apple-themed foods are just a must when it's cold outside.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Trendsetter
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Apple cider donuts are an extremely traditional New York City food in the fall and winter, due to the state's apple harvest, and apple cider is New York's answer to mulled wine!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1,062 of 10,427 restaurants in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Gem! 09/12/2018
    • Truly wonderful meal 22/08/2018
    • Hearth
    Address:
    403 E 12th St
    New York City, NY 10009-4024
    Phone:
    +1 646-602-1300
    Price range:
    US$31 - US$40
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    18:00 - 22:00
    Fri - Sat
    18:00 - 23:00
    Sat - Sun
    11:00 - 14:30
    Other:
  • FAO Schwarz
    Gift & Speciality Shops
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    Madison S Says:

    FAO Schwartz is a children's paradise — especially during the holidays. From the 'Toy Soldiers' that greet you at the door, to the larger-than-life teddies, to the candy-land on the first floor... there's a ton to do, see, and explore! The flagship store features three floors, many with interactive elements, like story time and science experiments, not to mention a whole selection of customizable toys. Find a perfect gift for a tot you know, or let them personally design their own dream toy!

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • Storytime, geared towards younger children, runs from 1pm-3pm, Monday to Friday.
    • It's iconic to strike a pose with an FAO "Toy Soldier" outside the store. The soldiers are always friendly and happy to be in a photo!
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #25 of 920 Shopping in New York City
    • Interesting 10/12/2018
    • The Kids LOVED it! 07/12/2018
    • FAO Schwarz
    Address:
    30 Rockefeller Plaza
    Rockefeller Center
    New York City, NY 10112-0015
    Phone:
    +1 646-809-9536
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 - 20:00
    Mon - Thu
    09:00 - 21:00
    Fri - Sat
    09:00 - 22:00
    Other:
  • The Jewish Museum
    Speciality Museums
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    Madison S Says:

    The Jewish Museum offers a wonderful holiday event and exhibition. Home to a year-round permanent collection of art, media, and artifacts, that insightfully document Jewish culture, the museum hosts a special annual event for Hannukah. 'Family Day' invites all visitors to create a Hanukkah menorah from repurposed materials, decorate dreidels, listen to holiday tracks, and even take in a holiday show. This DIY day also marks the opening of the museum's seasonal Hanukkah lamp display!

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Hanukkah Family Day is on December 6th 2015.
    • Children under 12 years of age may enter the museum for free.
    • The museum is closed on Saturdays.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #122 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • More Art Gallery than Jewish Muesum 20/11/2018
    • Huge jewish Mansion 17/11/2018
    • The Jewish Museum
    Address:
    1109 5th Ave
    New York City, NY 10128-0118
    Phone:
    +1 212-423-3200
    Hours:
    Thu
    11:00 - 20:00
    Fri
    11:00 - 16:00
    Sat - Tue
    11:00 - 17:45
    Other:
  • The Morgan Library & Museum
    Speciality Museums, Libraries
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    Madison S Says:

    The Morgan Library puts its best foot forward for the holiday season. Along with displaying the original manuscript of 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens, the library offers numerous cozy corners and picturesque hearths to snuggle up with a book, and have a good read indoors, away from the cold.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • The Morgan Library also holds Dickens' other holiday works, "The Cricket on the Hearth" and "The Battle of Life."
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #26 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • An interesting place to visit 09/12/2018
    • Nice collections. 09/12/2018
    • The Morgan Library & Museum
    Address:
    225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
    New York City, NY 10016-3405
    Phone:
    +1 212-685-0008
    Price range:
    US$18 - US$18
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 - 18:00
    Tue - Thu
    10:30 - 17:00
    Fri
    10:30 - 21:00
    Sat
    10:00 - 18:00
    Other:
  • B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
    Dinner Theatres, Bars & Clubs, Concerts, Blues Clubs & Bars
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    Madison S Says:

    B.B. King's noted music lounge in midtown, offers a festive ensemble for the holiday season! Nearly every night (and some matinees!) are filled-up with Motown, gospel, and rock performances, served up with a side of tasty food and drink. Some shows are more festive than others, so be sure to check the schedule ahead of time and pick the sound that's right for you!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Ticket prices vary, depending on the date and the genre.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #52 of 890 Nightlife in New York City
    • Great stage! 02/10/2018
    • Great vibe 27/08/2018
    • B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
    Address:
    237 W 42nd St
    New York City, NY 10036-7211
    Phone:
    +1 212-997-4144
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 - 00:00
    Other:
  • American Museum of Natural History
    Natural History Museums
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    Madison S Says:

    If this seems like a bizarre holiday destination, then hold onto your antlers! The Origami Holiday Tree at the American Museum of Natural History is actually a long-standing New York tradition. Each year the origami is based on a new theme, inspired by elements of natural history and chosen by the museum's staff. Five hundred hand-folded origami fish, animals, and artifacts stud the lighted tree, making for one of the most unique and lovingly-crafted visual displays the city has to offer.

    Good for
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Volunteers at the museum teach guests how to fold their own origami during the festive season. Call ahead to ask for volunteer times.
    • Entry to the museum is discounted for students with ID.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #20 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A dated museum 10/12/2018
    • Best museum in Central Park area 09/12/2018
    • American Museum of Natural History
    Address:
    79th Street
    Central Park West
    New York City, NY 10024
    Phone:
    +1 212-769-5100
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 17:45
    Other:
  • Merchant's House Museum
    History Museums
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    Madison S Says:

    Taking guests on a tour of the development of modern traditions through the last century, from decor to records, this museum provides New York's only glimpse at a fully-preserved home from the 1800s - and during the festive season, it decks itself out in full, 19th century holiday regalia. Plus, the museum hosts an annual reading of 'A Christmas Carol,' a tradition started by Charles Dickens himself!

    Good for
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • "A Christmas Carol" runs from December 10th to 24th, with limited seating. Booking ahead is advised to secure a spot.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #48 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A Christmas Carol 05/12/2018
    • Amazing house 02/12/2018
    • Merchant's House Museum
    Address:
    29 E 4th St
    New York City, NY 10003-7003
    Phone:
    +1 212-777-1089
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$10
    Hours:
    Thu
    12:00 - 20:00
    Fri - Mon
    12:00 - 17:00
    Other:
  • The Met Cloisters
    Art Museums, Sacred & Religious Sites
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    Madison S Says:

    The Cloisters, the Metropolitan Museum's dedicated European medieval art and architecture branch, always dresses itself up in unique style to celebrate 'Christmastide.' The ancestor of the modern-day holiday, the halls and gardens of the Cloisters are re-decorated in period-appropriate regalia so that visitors can peek in upon, learn about, and even join in the fun of a medieval celebration. Best of all, Fuentiduena Chapel becomes a music hall, featuring a Dutch acapella group singing 15th-Century Bruges, a symphonic version of 'The Christmas Story,' with 15th century compositions, Leipzig Vespers, and more.

    Good for
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • The Dutch acapella group will perform on December 4th, at 1pm and 3pm.
    • The Christmas Story runs the weekend of December 11th and 12th, at 1pm and 3pm.
    • English Christmas Feast music will be offered on December 18th, at 12pm and 3pm.
    • The Cloisters are closed on Mondays.
    • There is free parking in Fort Tryon Park for travelers who plan to drive to the Cloisters.
    • Reformatory Vesper hymns will be at 1pm and 3pm. Please check online for dates.
    • "Christmastide" runs through December.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #30 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • the met cloisters 09/12/2018
    • A gem 09/12/2018
    • The Met Cloisters
    Address:
    99 Margaret Corbin Drive
    Fort Tryon Park
    New York City, NY 10040
    Phone:
    +1 212-923-3700
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 17:15
    Other:
  • Chelsea Market
    Flea & Street Markets
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    Madison S Says:

    Chelsea Market has a special lineup for the holidays. A seasonal bazaar, to be exact, with off-beat presents in the form of local artisan offerings - ranging from arts and crafts to vintage and vinyl. Located in one of New York's best foodie spots, indoors and illuminated by fairy lights for the winter season, it's certainly worth a visit to get out of the blustery weather and into a land of new gift ideas.

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • There are over 30 vendors involved in this seasonal pop-up.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #72 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great place 09/12/2018
    • Expected more 09/12/2018
    • Chelsea Market
    Address:
    75 9th Ave
    New York City, NY 10011-7006
    Phone:
    +1 212-989-3868
    Other:
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