The 12 Best Things To Do During the Holidays or New York At Christmas

The holiday season is one of my favorite times of the year.

New York just blooms with excitement and anticipation. The city comes to life with caroling, dancing, and tourists from all over the world sharing in the urban holiday experience with New York locals.

We at TopDogTours like the Holiday’s so much we even offer a nightly Holiday Lights Tour of midtown Manhattan from the end of November through the month of December giving you all the holiday history that New York has to offer.

Over the next 12 days, in the spirit of  the 12 days of Christmas, I’ll be posting a list of my favorite New York holiday traditions that you definitely can’t miss this year!

On the 1st day of Christmas… The Winter Village at Bryant Park

Opening officially on October 28th (and running through March 4th, 2018), the best winter market in New York City takes place. The Winter Village in Bryant Park is not only the largest Christmas market in the city but also by far the nicest on account of its adjacent ice rink and places to shop and eat. This along with its amazing location among all the skyscrapers, makes for an amazing Christmas experience. Make sure to grab some hot chocolate or hot cider and enjoy the unique craft holiday shops.

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