It’s the hap- happiest season of all. The holidays are here, snow has already fallen, lights are being strung up, and smiles can be found on faces across New York City. Let’s take a quick look at the lineup in NYC for the next month and half:
- 11/22/12: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
- 11/28/12: Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
- 12/8/12: Hanukkah begins
- 12/25/12: Christmas
- 12/31/12: Times Square drops the ball on the New Year
In just over a month, NYC is home to 3 of the most watched annual events in the world, sandwiching two of the most exciting holidays of the year. If every week it seems like something new is going to happen, it’s because every week something new is happening!
So in case you haven’t been following along on the blog, or you’re just looking for something to do while you’re in town, here are a few ideas:
Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Black Friday will have you shopping ’round the clock The Holiday Lights Tour in operation until January 5 Experience the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
- There’s ice skating in Rockefeller Center, or Central Park, or Bryant Park
The Rockettes! The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear The world’s biggest Menorah is at Grand Army Plaza on the UES 1 billion people will watch the ball drop, but only 1 million will see it from Times Square There’ll also be parties for hosting, Champange for toasting, and Dancing out on the boat
Yes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year here in New York City. Make sure that you take advantage of it.
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