It’s the most wonderful time of the year…and by “it,” we mean the holidays in NYC. The city lights up into a Winter wonderland with Christmas trees, lights & over-the-top holiday window displays.Whether you’re standing in awe at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade or bargaining at holiday fairs, the crisp air is filled with adventure. The holidays in NYC, is arguably the best time to be in our great city and to indulge in all the amazing things the NYC has to offer. Get the most out of the festive months ahead with our guide to the best shopping and food events, plus a plethora of festivals & must-see holiday shows.
11/14-1/3 WINTER VILLAGE AT BRYANT PARK opens its door once again featuring over 50 retail & food vendors & of course their iconic ice-skating rink. More info at: wintervillage.org
11/14-12/24 GRAND CENTRAL HOLIDAY FAIR is one of the longest-running indoor fairs featuring over 70 hand-selected artists & vendors in Vanderbilt Hall.
11/24 THE 90TH ANNUAL MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE is the biggest parade to take place in NYC. Beginning at 9am, it goes up 6th ave from 34th street all the way up Central Park West to 77th St. More info at: social.macys.com/parade
11/26-27 THE 4TH ANNUAL BROOKLYN HOLIDAY BAZAAR showcases will be packed with fine handmade goods, delicious food, drinks, music, and craft activities. More info at: brooklynholidaybazaar.com
11/30 ROCKEFELLER CENTER CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING will be lit for the first time from 7-9PM with live performances. More info at: https: rockefellercenter.com
12/1-1/2 RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR is 90 minutes of dance, fireworks, and a flying Santa at Radio City Music Hall. More info visit: rockettes.com
12/1-1/30 GEORGE BALANCHINE’S THE NUTCRACKER is a holiday tradition with old-fashioned costumes, a tree that grows before your eyes, crystal-shaped snowflakes, fine choreography by New York City Ballet, and Tchaikovsky’s captivating music at David H. Koch Theater. For tickets, please visit: nycballet.com