There’s no place like NYC to experience the excitement of the holiday season. Visit the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, and then go see the Rockettes’ high-kicking stage show. Peek at the intricate department-store window displays on Fifth Avenue. Shop at one of the seasonal craft markets. Venture out to Brooklyn's Dyker Heights to marvel at the eye-popping lights outside its residents’ homes. Top it off by counting down in Times Square as part of the world’s biggest New Year’s Eve party.
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It's likely you already know the story—and that no New York City holiday season is complete without seeing this production. The glittering classic, performed annually by the New York City Ballet since 1954, has become one of the City's signature family-friendly traditions. Expect to warm your spirit with visions of the Sugarplum Fairy and, naturally, the Nutcracker.
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This iconic song-and-dance extravaganza, featuring the legendary Rockettes, is one of the holiday season's must-see attractions.
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Christmas in New York City becomes a dazzling spectacle of holiday lights. Visit the neighborhoods of Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge in Brooklyn, where it's a holiday tradition to decorate house after house with thousands of lights, toy soldiers, Santa Claus with his reindeer and more. It is amazing! Coming back to Manhattan, you'll see the Manhattan skyline and stop at Fifth Avenue and Rockefeller Center to see the iconic displays including the Christmas tree and ice skating rink. This tour will put you and your family in the holiday spirit!
Celebrate New Year's Eve like a VIP with an unforgettable New York City dinner and fireworks cruise. On this Viator Exclusive, get up-close views and the glittering New York skyline as you glide gracefully along New York Harbor in an elegant mega-yacht. Savor a hearty lobster buffet dinner, and dance the night away to sizzling tunes. You're then treated to a front-row seat for one of the biggest fireworks shows in the US! This New Year's Eve experience is available nowhere else.
Ring in the New Year in style on this New York City fireworks cruise! Enjoy this adult only atmosphere as you cruise on New York Harbor and pass sites like the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. An open bar, DJ entertainment and refreshments are included on board, and at midnight, you'll be dazzled by fireworks as you toast with a glass of bubbly!
Ring in the New Year in style aboard New York's premier dining yacht. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner followed by dancing and of course, front-row seats to the world famous fireworks display at the Statue of Liberty.
Watch the famous Times Square ball drop on New Year’s Eve from an exclusive Manhattan party suite, high above the crowds. Enjoy an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, dinner buffet and desserts while ringing in the New Year! Before the ball drops, dance to the latest hits and enjoy fabulous views over the glittering lights of Times Square.