Throughout December, the Big Apple bustles with shimmering lights and spectacular holiday displays. Discover the best seasonal events available during this special time of year to create the perfect NYC Christmas tour. You’ll find no better way to end the year than with these New York attractions. Make these destinations more glamorous with AGA Limousine Service’s private limo tours in NYC.
#1 Rockefeller Center
The Rockefeller Center is an iconic staple for any visit to New York City. During the Christmas season, this destination becomes especially memorable. Emblematic flags from all over the globe surround an impossibly large and lavish Christmas tree. The tree overlooks the distinguished statue of Prometheus and a shimmering ice-skating rink.
Few places are as synonymous with New York City in December as the Rockefeller Center. Losing yourself in such a captivating backdrop is a must for this year’s NYC Christmas tour. You’ll discover that the Rockefeller Center never loses its magic, no matter how often you visit.
#2 Christmas Window Displays
New York City features several window displays that will dazzle you with thousands of holiday lights. These magical experiences are second to none as they illuminate a world of Christmas joy before your eyes. You should add the following light displays to your list of Christmas attractions this year.
NYC Holiday Window Walking Tour
Each year, notable department stores decorate their windows with Christmas lights. You can enjoy many of these gorgeous displays with the Window Walking Tour, which can last nearly four hours and features eleven stops. You can arrange a self-guided tour or have a knowledgeable guide show you around.
Macy’s Holiday Windows on Herald Square
If you don’t want to spend a day on a walking tour, you will still enjoy a few select stops. Macy’s Christmas window displays rank among the most spectacular. Every year, the theme changes, providing a brand new experience. No matter how often you visit Macy’s holiday windows, you’ll still enjoy something new.
Fifth Avenue Window Displays
Many department stores along 5th avenue go all out for the holiday season. Taking a stroll down Fifth Avenue is a must for your NYC Christmas tour. For example, Saks Fifth Avenue pulls together a breathtaking light show each year. Each show lasts for five minutes and repeats at ten-minute intervals. You don’t have to worry about a strict schedule to catch it.
#3 Christmas Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes
The Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall holds one of American culture’s most beloved holiday shows. The show features new songs and performance routines alongside classic favorites each year. From nativity reenactments to the iconic Rockettes’ glitzy dance numbers, you’ll have a rockin’ good time watching the show.
#4 Bryant Park
With a dazzling Christmas tree sponsored by the New York Public Library, Bryant Park provides an excellent stop for holiday reconnaissance. It features the beloved Bryant Park Winter Village with numerous shops and food vendors. Your tour group could easily spend a whole day there, but you should at least stop for a bite to eat and something to drink.
Ice Skating Rink
As a favorite feature at Bryant Park, the ice-skating rink draws thousands daily. You don’t have to pay for admission; the only cost comes from renting a pair of ice skates. The rink is nestled between towering skyscrapers, making for an exquisitely picturesque destination.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like inside an igloo? Your group can find out at Bryant Park! Enjoy holiday-themed food and beverages inside Cozy Igloo. Each session lasts an hour and a half, providing plenty of time to enjoy your unique surroundings. You can also select packages that cater to adults and children alike!
#5 The New York City Ballet Presents The Nutcracker
Top off your NYC Christmas tour with a performance of The Nutcracker at the Lincoln Center. You probably read a rendition of this classic Christmas fairytale at some point over the years, but watching the New York City Ballet perform The Nutcracker live is a unique musical experience. You’ll discover that nothing compares to this version of the beloved fairytale.
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