Visiting New York this season? With festivities in full swing, there's plenty of activities to enjoy with loved ones. Discover our travel guide for a round-up of the most exciting events happening across town to make your holiday a memorable one.
AFTERNOON TEA AT THE PLAZA
Bespoke furnishings provide a relaxed yet elegant setting well-suited for an afternoon tea, featuring a tea list with worldly depth, and of course, a bit of Eloise too. The elegant room marked with its stained glass dome and impressive height adds a touch of old New York to a very polished and modern sense of hospitality.
DATES & TIMES 2PM to 5PM Daily
LOCATION The Palm Court, Plaza Hotel
ICE-SKATING AT THE RINK
A winter visit to New York wouldn't be complete without twirling the day or night away on ice at The Rink at Rockefeller Center - one of the city's most celebrated traditions. Here, you'll find New Yorkers and visitors alike skating at the base of the iconic Christmas tree in the heart of midtown Manhattan. Whether on a first date, or family night out, it's a spectacular holiday experience for everyone.
DATES & TIMES 8:30AM to 12:00AM | October 2019 to April 2020
LOCATION The Rink at Rockefeller Center
Share the joy of the holidays with your loved ones at the Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes® presented by Chase. Experience Radio City Music Hall® as it transforms into an immersive, winter wonderland, and create lasting memories with the legendary Rockettes®.
DATES & TIMES November 8 to January 5, 2019
LOCATION The Rockettes, Radio City Theatre
BRYANT PARK WINTER VILLAGE
It’s officially Christmas in the city once the 17,000-square-foot ice-skating rink and more than 170 shopping kiosks and food vendors return to one of the best parks of New York City.
DATES & TIMES November to December 2019
LOCATION Bryant Park
CHRISTMAS IN BROOKLYN
The Kings County neighborhood is home to the most over-the-top Christmas lights you'll ever see with more than tens of thousands of lights. As one of the most popular Brooklyn attractions, the event entices crowds with inflatable Santas, snowmen and houses blasting Christmas carols from loudspeakers.
DATES & TIMES 7PM to 10PM | December 2019
LOCATION Dyker Heights Boulevard, Brooklyn
YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING
Don't forget to complete your trip with a visit to DFS for some last minute gifting ideas! Discover a curation of luxury gifts and travel-friendly items across fashion, beauty, jewelry & more.