It seems like the holiday season is flying by. For those of you that still have shopping to do…good luck with that. For those of you that can spare a little time to get out and do some fun things in New York City, let me fill you in on some fun stuff to do.
The Christmas Window Displays – Every year, dozens of department stores create amazing Christmas window displays. If you don’t mind lots of walking, braving the cold and crowds, then this might be for you. Here is a list of the noteworthy window displays that do not disappoint year after year.
- Macy’s Herald Square
- Saks Fifth Avenue
- Lord & Taylor
- Tiffany & Co.
- Bergdorf Goodman
- Henri Bendel
Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park – This is a great spot to do a variety of things from shopping to ice skating. This year there are about 125 different shops and vendors selling pretty much anything you can imagine holiday related. There are also options for grabbing a hot cup of coffee and a bite to eat. With close proximity to mass transit, this is a great starting point for many.
Union Square Holiday Market – This outdoor holiday market has 150 local and national vendors selling an vast selection of handcrafted goodies, ranging from jewelry and accessories to leather goods and artwork. And with food vendors like Momofuku Milk Bar, Bar Suzette, Wafels & Dinges and No Chewing Allowed!, you could easily spend a whole day here eating and shopping your way around this impressive marketplace.
Rockefeller Christmas Tree – This list wouldn’t be complete without including one of the most iconic Christmas landmarks on the city. This year’s tree is considered one of the best. It is 10 tons and 78 feet of Norway Spruce with over 45,000 LED lights. As you can imagine…it’s very hard to miss. This is a must for anyone looking to cover all the bases when it comes to Christmas in NYC. Nearby you will find a multitude of amazing dining options.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2016 – Buying tickets for this show will get you the full Christmas experience in the city. You can catch one of the many performances either before or after stopping through to check out the Rockefeller Christmas Tree. It also provides you and your family with a nice break from all the walking around. We have the largest variety of tickets for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Don’t miss this show!
Rudolf The Red-Nosed Reindeer – If you’re in the vicinity of Madison Square Garden, you might want to grab yourself some tickets to see this staple of Christmas tales. The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us. Get your tickets today!
The Nutcracker – Celebrate the joy and wonder of the holidays with George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker as Tschaikovsky’s iconic score whisks you away on a heartwarming adventure through the eyes of the pint-sized heroine Marie on her journey to a fantastical land made entirely of candy. You can watch this amazing production up at Lincoln Center at the David H. Koch Theatre. Tickets for the Nutcracker range in price depending on what day of the week you plan on going, but nonetheless, we can get you the best tickets at the best price. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you need help getting tickets.
I hope this list of the most popular events in New York helps. Of course this great city has so much to offer around the holidays that I can’t put it all here (I’m hungry and I want to go get lunch!). However I will mention that there is always Broadway and all the great shows playing this season. For anything concert, sports or Broadway related, visit us at www.360tixx.com for the largest online marketplace for tickets to just about anything.