NYC Weekend Guide for December 23 – 24, 2017
With Christmas right around the corner, the Big Apple is really brimming with holiday cheer this time of the year. From holiday markets to musical performances to even seeing Santa Claus himself, NYC is filled to the brim with great holiday things to see and do at this time of the year. Here are just a few of them to check out this weekend here in New York City!
Holiday Train Show
Head up to the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx for this spectacular holiday train show featuring a half-mile of track and 150 miniature NYC landmarks! Takes place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to 6PM at 2900 Southern Boulevard in the Bronx.
Explore the City’s Holiday Markets
NYC is simply packed with great holiday markets to explore this time of the year. From the Union Square Holiday Market to the Winter Village at Bryant Park to the Columbus Circle Holiday Market and countless others in between, there’s certainly plenty to visit for some last-minute Christmas shopping or simply just to look around and get in the holiday spirit!
Take in the Atmosphere at Rockefeller Center
With its iconic Christmas tree, popular ice rink, shops, restaurants and the stunning views from Top of the Rock, Rockefeller Center is the perfect place to get in the holiday sprit this time of the year. Don’t miss it!
Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch: A Swingin’ Birdland Christmas
Head over to the Birdland music venue at 315 West 44th Street in Manhattan to really take in the holiday season with some great music. Starts at 6PM this Friday, Saturday and Sunday!
Michael Feinstein: Christmas Crooners
Feinstein’s/54 Below at 254 West 54th Street in Manhattan features the acclaimed singer performing his popular holiday set. Starts at 7PM this Friday, Saturday and Sunday!
Macy’s Santa Land
Head over to the celebrated Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square to visit with Santa himself. Be sure to reserve your time in advance – it gets very crowded there!\
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