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New York City Christmas and Holiday Guide

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The Christmas season is a wonderful time to visit New York City. From the tree at Rockefeller Center to the Holiday Window Displays at New York City department stores, New York City is a festive and fun place to visit during the holiday season.
  1. New York City Holiday Window Displays
  2. Holiday Trees in New York City
  3. Ice Skating in New York City
  4. See Santa in New York City
  1. Christmas Shows, Sights and Events
  2. Christmas Shopping in New York City
  3. New Year's Eve in New York City

New York City Holiday Window Displays

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No visit to New York City during the holiday season would be complete without checking out the holiday window displays at some of New York City's department stores. Whether you want to check out the hip, stylish displays at Barneys New York or the classic ones at Macy's Department Store, be sure to see at least one in person while you're in New York City.

Holiday Trees in New York City

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The Tree at Rockefeller Center in New York City is an iconic Christmas image, and continues to attract many visitors throughout New York City's holiday season. You might also want to check out some of New York City's other fantastic holiday trees -- including the origami tree at the American Museum of Natural History and the Chorus Tree at South Street Seaport.

Ice Skating in New York City

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center

Winter in New York City means there are some fantastic opportunities to go ice skating while experiencing New York City's beautiful winter sights. Whether you want to skate in Central Park, Rockefeller Center or at the American Museum of Natural History, the only trouble is choosing where to go ice skating in New York City.

See Santa in New York City

Picture with Santa at Macys

Want to visit Santa while you're in New York City? There are several options for visiting Santa in New York City, whether you're willing to battle the crowds at Macy's or are looking for a more low-key option.

Christmas Shows, Sights and Events

Rockefeller Center at Christmas

Whether you're interested in seeing the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Nutcracker Ballet or something more off-beat, New York City has many options for Christmas-themed entertainment.

Christmas Shopping in New York City

New York City is a popular destination for visitors who want to take care of their Christmas shopping. From great department stores and specialty boutiques to seasonal Christmas markets, you can find something for just about anyone on your Christmas list in New York City.

New Year's Eve in New York City

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Drop

New York City is a very popular place to celebrate New Year's Eve -- whether you want to see the ball drop in Times Square or enjoy an elegant dinner, New York City has many options for celebrating New Year's Eve.

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