Top 5 Things to Do During the Holidays in NYC

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year and New York City is a place to be during the holiday season. It’s undeniable how the atmosphere in New York changes during this time of the year. Everyone no matter what religion enjoys the holiday spirit in NYC. What there is not to love about the decorations, the lights, and the music associated with the holiday season?

There are many places to visit and things to do during the holidays in NYC, here is a list of the top five:


1.      Visit the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree


Every year a massive Christmas tree is placed at the Rockefeller Center, in Midtown Manhattan. It became a Christmas tradition for many New Yorkers to visit the Christmas tree, and every year thousands of visitors make it a point to visit Rockefeller Center as a yearly tradition to take pictures in front of this beautiful tree.  















2.      Ice skating in Central Park


One of best things about winter is that you can go ice skating outdoors. So, when in New York City if it’s cold out, go have some fun ice skating in Central Park.

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3.      Watch the Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes


One thing you cannot miss while in New York during the holiday season is to watch the Christmas Spectacular at the Radio City Hall starring the Rockettes.

The show is magical and the Rockettes eye-high kicks precision-dance act is something you want to see for yourself.

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4.       Shop at the Union Square Holiday Market


The Union Square Holiday Market is the perfect place for you to start your Christmas shopping list. There, you cannot only find many unique handcrafted gifts, but also many food vendors for you to have a taste of the season by trying some seasonal foods.


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5.       Enjoy the holiday decorations of the houses in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn

Photo by Tod Seelie/ Gothamist

Photo by Tod Seelie/Gothamist


If you are looking for extravagant Christmas lights and other holiday decorations, then you have to visit Dyker Heights. Every year as a tradition, the houses located in Dyker Hights put on incredible Christmas lights, and thousands of New Yorkers and visitors stop by to enjoy the holiday decorations.


You can go on your own and explore the neighborhood or you can book a bus tour at






What are you looking for this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below.