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Celebrate the Season at these 9 Holiday Events in NYC

New York City truly comes alive during the winter months with a myriad of festive events and attractions. Here are some must-visit experiences to make the most of the holiday season:

1. Rockefeller Center

  • Christmas Tree & Ice Skating Rink: Witness the iconic Swarovski-topped Christmas tree and enjoy ice skating beneath the dazzling city lights.
  • Candy Cottage of Christmas Magic: Explore the everything-made-of-candy experience and scavenger hunt at Rockefeller Center.

2. Dyker Heights Holiday Lights

  • Dyker Heights in Brooklyn: Marvel at the extravagant holiday decorations and twinkling lights, transforming the neighborhood into a luminous dreamscape.

3. SantaCon

  • SantaCon Pub Crawl: Join the merry throngs of Santas, elves, and festive characters on a pub crawl throughout the city, adding mischief to your holiday celebrations.

4. Lightscape at Brooklyn Botanical Gardens

  • Brooklyn Botanical Gardens: Immerse yourself in a mesmerizing world of light, featuring frosted flowers and twinkling trees during the annual Lightscape event.

5. Holiday Pop-up Bars

  • Miracle on 9th Street, Sippin’ Santa, and Sleyenda at Leyenda: Enjoy spirited cocktails in whimsical settings at these trendy pop-up bars.

6. Santa’s Secret

  • Shops at Hudson Yards: Discover Santa’s Secret, a speakeasy-meets-winter-wonderland with immersive installations, holiday cocktails, and an eye-popping variety show.

7. Frost Fest at Luna Park on Coney Island

  • Luna Park: Experience Frost Fest with rides, a skating rink, holiday lights, shopping, and Santa on select dates during the winter months.

8. The Nutcracker

  • New York City Ballet & Brooklyn Ballet: Enjoy stellar performances of The Nutcracker by the New York City Ballet or experience a fresh take by the Brooklyn Ballet.

9. FDNY Santa Rescue

  • New York City Fire Museum: Witness the heartwarming tradition of the FDNY Santa Rescue as firefighters rescue Santa from atop a tall building on December 3rd.

With these exciting events and attractions, New York City offers a winter wonderland filled with holiday magic and festive cheer for locals and visitors alike.

Celebrate the Season at these 9 Holiday Events in NYC

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