NYC Weekend Guide for December 9 – 10, 2017

rockefeller center ice rink

The holidays are almost here!

Here in the Big Apple, the city is really starting to get in the holiday spirit. From ice skating at iconic NYC landmarks to tours of the famed Dyker Heights Christmas lights and even more, the city is truly magical this time of the year! Here’s just a quick look at a few of the top things to see and do this weekend here in NYC!

Ice Skating

From Rockefeller Center to Wollman Rink in Central Park, there’s plenty of great places for ice skating this time of year! Get there early to beat the crowds!

Louis Vuitton New York Exhibition

Fans of fashion and history alike will love the new Louis Vuitton New York Exhibition currently underway at 86 Trinity Place in Manhattan. The exhibition features artifacts dating back to 1854 and a fascinating look at how the brand has evolved over time and influenced high-end fashion throughout the world. Additional information can be found here!

23 Days of Flatiron Cheer

The fun and popular 23 Days of Flatiron Cheer event returns to the public plazas around the iconic Flatiron Building for its sixth annual rendition this year! Interactive installations, artistic performances, giveaways, contests and much more are all on tap for this fun holiday event. Find out more information here!

Christmas Lights Tour of Dyker Heights

The holiday lights of Brooklyn’s Dyker Heights neighborhood draw thousands of wide-eyed visitors each year during the holiday season. While visiting by yourself is always fun, tour company A Slice of Brooklyn also offers 3.5-hour guided tours of the neighborhood that allow you to see the lights up close and learn the stories behind the homes themselves. Visit their website to find out more information about this fun and popular tour!

Explore the South Street Seaport

The holidays in NYC are generally associated with iconic destinations in Midtown such as Herald Square, Times Square, Rockefeller Center and the like. In recent years, however, Downtown has been getting in on the action, too! No better place represents this than the South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan. The seaport, in addition to its plethora of shops, bars and restaurants to check out, also hosts the Seaport Winter event that offers plenty of fun for New Yorkers and visitors alike. Don’t miss it!