2012 Holiday Events
calendars are a European tradition brought to
America by German settlers. One door is opened
for each day of December as children of all
ages count off the days until Christmas. Some
advent calendars open onto Christmas scenes,
others have a picture of a gift or a piece of
chocolate hidden behind the door.
is a New York Advent Calendar... behind each
door you'll find a special New York holiday
events for that day or a place to visit that
is a cherished holiday tradition for all New Yorkers.