The annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony signals the beginning of the holiday season in New York. Tree Lighting takes place the Wednesday after Thanksgiving at 7pm-9pm. The Tree Lighting Ceremony will be a star-studded event (live performances 7pm-9pm) and broadcast live on TV (check local listings). Viewing for the lighted Tree will run until 9pm on January 7, 2018.
Fun for New Yorkers and tourists alike! The Holiday Ice Rink schedule runs from mid-October thru’ April. Open daily. Rockefeller Center is located on 5th Avenue, between 49th & 50th Streets in New York City.
New York City is one of the most exciting places to visit, especially during the festive Holiday Season. With so many fun things to do and see, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out your itinerary. Here are five must-dos when visiting NYC over the holidays:
There’s nowhere in the world quite like New York City – the people, the food, the attractions, the entertainment, the views, the energy… And with so many things to do and see, it can be a little overwhelming, especially if it’s your first visit or two. Here are just a few fun things to do in New York City this summer, including free outdoor activities for the whole family. Enjoy!
The festive Holiday Season is one of the most exciting times to visit New York City – the lights, the crowds, the shopping, the buzz! Don’t miss the annual window displays along Fifth Avenue, especially those at Macy’s, Saks and Lord & Taylor – they’re spectacular!
It’s well worth a trip to New York City just to see the fabulous Radio City Christmas Spectacular . The fun Holiday musical includes our all-time favorite Rockettes’ performance – the “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers”. Be sure to book well in advance; it’s very popular with locals and tourists alike. The Christmas Show is running now thru’ December 30, 2010.
Ah…. New York City – there’s nowhere in the world quite like it! There’s so much to do and see in NYC, it can be a little overwhelming, especially if it’s your first visit or two. We get calls from around the world asking for our recommendations on Fun Things To Do, Free Stuff, Fun Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing Tours … even “where to propose” – so we’ve put together a list and a brief description of some of our favorite Top 20+ Fun Things To Do when visiting New York City.