time and the entire holiday season in New York is
a fantasy for native New Yorkers and tourists. Shopping
is hectic, but the decorations and music keep the
festive spirit alive.
are everywhere from Macy's to the small
boutique stores along 5th Avenue.
Who doesn't feel like a kid as they watch the skater's
Center at Christmas and look up at the towering
tree that holds it's own against the giant buildings
on all sides?
the hustle and bustle, the busy beat of Manhattan,
slows to the tune of Christmas music pouring from
the churches, stores and street musicians. The Rockettes
Show at Radio City is a must see for children
from 2 to 102!
Even so, during the Christmas season the city can be an adventure in organized chaos, so it's always best to plan ahead before making New York your home for the holidays.
these resources to find out where the lights
are glittering and when the music is playing this holiday
season, and also
visit our NYC holiday event calendar for tips
on holiday activities and events throughout December ....
at Christmas - The official New York City metro guide with things to do and see including seaonal events, music performances, museum displays, Radio City shows and lots more.
NYC - Christmas Free & Cheap Events - What's going on around town in December with information on music concerts, holiday lightings, city park events, and other happenings in Rockefeller Center, Grand Central, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Washington Square, the Bronx Zoo and other holiday hot spots citywide.
New York Christmas Sights and Attractions - About.com guide with plenty of ideas about what to see and do including information on holiday windows, where to see Santa, plus holiday shopping and restaurant dining tips.
Christmas in New York - A simple but comprehensive list of annual events taking place during the holidays with descriptions and contact details.