5 Best Ways to Celebrate Christmas in New York
Even though it comes at the year end, Christmas is still the most awaited and cherished time of the year! The New York City turns into a wonderland with so many decorative lights and Christmas trees decked up to celebrate Christmas in New York. To make the most of this spectacular event in this city, you may want to indulge in a few of the best things mentioned below!
Classical Christmas Music to celebrate Christmas in New York
New York will never have a shortage of classical music concerts and surely never during the Christmas time. Pick up the best concert you may like to attend among the many and start with your celebrations right away!
You can enjoy a rare baroque masterpiece, Handel’s Messiah (Mozart) at Carnegie Hall, Midtown West on the 21st December. Or Anonymous 4’s- The Final Concert at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park on the 22nd December. Or David Lang’s, The Little Match Girl Passion at Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium (The Metropolitan Museum of Art), Central Park on the 23rd December.
If you are not into classical music, then you also have many options to go for pop, rock, metal, and other non-classical music concerts like, Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas” at the Beacon Theatre, Upper West Side on the 17th December and so forth!
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Go to Shwick Holiday Market
It is going to be open on 20th December, which is Sunday at the House of Yes, Bushwick. You get to buy incredible stuff (ranging from 3D printed jewelry, hand-drawn custom graffiti stickers, comics, etc. from 40 different vendors. There is going to be a photo booth too, where you get to take funny pictures with your friends and your family to Celebrate Christmas in New York. And most importantly, you get to devour on food catered by Queen of Falafel.
Some Ballet Time!
The Nutcracker (New York City Ballet) and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular’s high kicks and precision dancing promises to entertain you like never before. Make sure that you include this in your Christmas’s ‘to do’ list. You can enjoy this fantastic program at the Radio City Music Hall on any day until January 3, 2016.
Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show
This is now almost like a tradition. This spectacular show is taking place for 23 years now and it is an eye treat to watch model trains pass through the very popular landmarks of the New York City. To celebrate Christmas in New York to enjoy this entertaining sight you should go to 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx.
Tree Sighting & Ice Skating
Rockefeller Center and Bryant Park are two destinations that you should not give a miss during Christmas. Rockefeller has a magnificent 80- foot tall tree which is decorated with as many as 30,000 multicolored lights. To get awestruck by this humongous tree, you need to go to Fifth and Sixth Avenues (between 40th and 42nd Street).
Ice skating at Bryant Park too is as much exciting, especially during Christmas holidays. The best part is that this skating rink is located in the same area as Rockefeller Center.