Local Events

Holiday Window Displays

One of the best festive things to do this month is to take a tour of all the gorgeous holiday window displays created by New York’s top department stores.

Winter Village at Bryant Park

Available November – Late April

Winter Village at Bryant Park has a free ice skating rink with skates for rent, plus 125 holiday kiosks that stay open until Jan. 2.

Holiday trains for the kids

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 – Monday, January 15, 2018

Watch model trains zip around miniature New York landmarks made of plant materials, and enjoy kids’ activities at the Holiday Train Show at New York Botanical Garden. Closed Nov. 23 & 27; Dec. 4 & 25; and Jan. 8.

Mini Train Bar Car Nights

November 24 & 25
December 1, 2, 8, 9, 22, 23, 29, & 30
January 6 & 13

Sip a cocktail under holiday lights, see model trains circle a miniature New York, and watch ice carvers at Bar Car Nights at the Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden for age 21+.

NYC Igloos

Available November – Late April

A Manhattan rooftop bar is offering guests the chance to drink outdoors in the middle of New York City winter—no heavy overcoats necessary.

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2017

Now through January 1, 2018.

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2017 literally kicks off the holiday season in NYC, and it’s one of the best Christmas things to do.