New York Events | Top 5 Family Holiday Events in NY
Posted: October 16th, 2012
Visiting New York City with a family during the holidays can mean non-stop fun every day, if you know where all of the best Holiday Events in New York are. New York Events like NY Holiday Train Shows, New York City Holiday Theater Performances, and Christmas Tree Lightings in New York are often some of the most beloved New York Activities During the Holidays.
When you Visit New York City with a family during the holidays, you’ll no doubt be looking for New York Events to attend that reflect the spirit of the season, but also cater to the attention span and imagination of little travelers. There are so many Things to Do in New York During the Holidays, it might be difficult to narrow down your list to just 5 Family Holiday Events in New York City.
Whether your family enjoys outdoor NYC Activities like Christmas Tree Lightings and Ice Skating, or New York Events where you can stay warm and toasty indoors, there is sure to be Holiday Events in New York that appeal to every family member. When you’re looking for New York Hotels that are close to the most popular Holiday Events in New York, consider staying at The Milford Hotel, a New York Hotel that is right in the heart of Manhattan.
Here are the Top 5 Family Events in New York City:
New York Holiday Train Show | New York Botanical Garden | 2694 Dr. Theodore Kazimiroff Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458 | 718-817-8700
November 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012
Come to the Holiday Train Show in New York throughout the month of November, and enjoy one of the Holiday Events in New York that has become a New York Tradition. The New York Botanical Garden features a vast collection of model trains, and more than 140 scaled replicas of New York City Landmarks in their highly-anticipated Holiday Train Show. Paul Busse designed the New York Holiday Train Display, which includes scenery crafted entirely from plants.
“A Christmas Story” in New York | Lunt-Fontaine Theatre | 205 W. 46th Street, New York, NY 10035 | 212-575-9200
November 5, 2012 through December 31, 2012
You may just “shoot your eye out” if you miss the New York Holiday production of “A Christmas Story,” a stage version of the popular Christmas film of the same name. Set in 1940’s Indiana, main character Ralphie wants a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas, and there’s almost nothing than can stop him from getting it. Relive favorite scenes that include the infamous leg lamp, pink bunny pajamas, and a memorable department store Santa.
Visiting New York City in November? New York Hotels like The Milford Hotel sit in a near perfect location, right in the heart of New York City. When you’re looking for New York Hotels that are elegant and affordable, you’re sure to be pleased with your New York Accommodations at the The Milford Hotel, which is near all of the most beloved Holiday Events in New York.
Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony | Rockefeller Center | 49 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020 | 212-332-6868
November 28, 2012
The Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony is an annual Holiday Event in New York that traditionally takes place during the week after Thanksgiving. The 2012 Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting is scheduled for 7pm on November 28th, and is the culmination of a fun-filled night complete with fantastic music performances and NYC Holiday Activities. More than 30,000 energy-efficient LED’s light up the massive Christmas tree, which is adorned with a 9-1/2-foot Swarovski crystal star.
New York’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular | Radio City Music Hall | 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020 | 212-247-4777
November 19, 2012 through December 30, 2012
It may be unimaginable to think about the Holidays in NYC without the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and the Rockettes coming to mind. New York’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular is a NYC Holiday Tradition that has entertained young and old for more than 80 years. This year, enjoy updated costumes on the Rockettes, as well as classic favorites like wooden toy soldiers and sets depicting New York Scenery at Christmastime.
- Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade | W 77th Street and Central Park West, New York, NY 10001 | 212-494-4495November 22, 2012This spectacular Holiday Event in New York City makes its 86th appearance in 2012. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a beloved New York Event that is watched on TV across the globe. Watch for giant balloons depicting popular characters like Hello Kitty and Spiderman, as well as dancing Rockettes, Santa’s sleigh, and surprise celebrity appearances. Grab a spot on the New York Streets as early as 6:30am for an up-close-and-personal view of the parade, which takes place from 9am to noon.
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