NYC Weekend Guide for December 16 – 17, 2017

NYC Christmas

The holiday season is in full swing here in the City That Never Sleeps!

From concerts to holiday markets, NYC is alive with cheer and merriment at this time of the year. For New Yorkers and visitors alike, be sure to keep these things to see and do in mind for this weekend!

Winter Solstice Celebration

Head on over to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Manhattan for this annual concert featuring famed saxophonist Paul Winter. A great way to get in the holiday spirit!

New York Pops: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

There’s no better place for fun and festive holiday music than this concert! Takes place at Carnegie Hall at 881 Seventh Avenue in Manhattan starting at 8:00PM this Friday and Saturday. Don’t miss this!

The Xmas Pop Sing-Along

Looking for a fun and quirky way to get into the holiday spirit, the Xmas Pop Sing-Along is part karaoke, part costume contest and 100% fun! Takes place at Union Hall at 702 Union Street in Brooklyn this Friday starting at 9:30PM.

What the Dickens? A Christmas Carol Marathon

A celebration of the famed A Christmas Carol story by Charles Dickens, this fun event will feature a reading of the iconic story – not to mention 10% off all items in the store! Takes place at the Housing Works Bookstore Care this Saturday at 12:00PM.

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition

Fans of Downton Abbey will definitely want to check out this popular new exhibit focused on the hit TV series. Featuring costumes, set pieces and even authentic artifacts used in the production of the show, this exhibit is a must for TV lovers and history fans alike! Takes place at 218 West 57th Street starting at 10:00AM this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Explore the City’s Popular Holiday Markets

NYC offers a rich array of popular holiday markets all throughout the city this time of the year! Just a few worth checking out include the Winter Village at Bryant Park, the Union Square Holiday Market, the Grand Central Holiday Fair, the Columbus Circle Holiday Market and many others to discover!

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