NYC Christmas and Chanukah Holiday Event Guide 2016

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Christmas and Chanuakah Events in NYC 2016
Looking for things to do this Xmas Holiday Season in NYC? We’ve listed 100 events for you to enjoy 

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CHRISTMAS and CHANUKAH HOLIDAY SEASON IN NYC 2016

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**NYC Christmas Holiday Fairs, Markets and Festivals 2016   http://wp.me/P428ro-afv

**NYC Christmas Holiday Department Store Windows 2016   http://wp.me/P428ro-aod

**NYC Christmas Tree and Hanukkah Menorah Lighting 2016  http://wp.me/P428ro-77E

**NYC Christmas Carols and Sing-Alongs 2016  http://wp.me/P428ro-aA9

**NYC Christmas Holiday Concerts and Music 2016 http://wp.me/P428ro-aoB

**Ugly Sweater Parties NYC 2016  http://wp.me/p428ro-aCo

**Afternoon Tea in NYC  http://wp.me/P428ro-aM3

discount flag Holiday Train Show, Bar Car Nights and Winter Harmonies Concert at the New York Botanical Garden 2016  November 19-January 16, 2017
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discount flag Rockettes Christmas Spectacular at Radio City NYC 2016   http://wp.me/P428ro-aR0

discount flagRudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer at Madison Square Garden 2016   http://wp.me/p428ro-eGX

discount flagThe Hip Hop Nutcracker With MC Kurtis Blow at United Palace Theater  December 3, 2016
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discount flag Alvin Ailey and Nutcracker Dance Performances 2016  http://wp.me/P428ro-eIx

discount flagFancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas  Multiple Dates (Tickets Available December 26-31, 2016
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discount flagMariah Carey “All I Want for Christmas is You” Concert at Beacon Theatre  December 10-17, 2016
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discount flag Metropolitan Opera, NY Philharmonic and NYC Ballet 2016-2017 (including La Boheme, Eugene Onegin, NY Ballet Sleeping Beauty, Flamenco Festival and Paul Taylor Dance)  http://wp.me/P428ro-dk1

discount flagMovie 4-Pack to AMC Theaters
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discount flag Cocoa and Carols Holiday Jazz Cruise on the Yacht Manhattan (always sells out!)
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 discount flag Holiday Wine & Cheese Tasting Cruise on the Yacht Manhattan  Various dates November-December 2016
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discount flagGeorge Balanchine’s “The Nutrcracker” performed by New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center  November 25-December 31, 2016
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discount flag Holiday Jazz Cruise on the Yacht Manhattan  Multiple Dates
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discount flag Holiday Markets and Lights Tour
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discount flagA Christmas Carol at Players Theatre (always sells out!)  Multiple Dates
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 discount flag New York Christmas Tour
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 discount flag The Imbible: Christmas Carol Cocktails
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discount flag The Holiday Ride
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discount flagNYC Broadway Theater Show *DISCOUNTS* 2016 Including Great Comet of 1812 (starring Josh Groban), Fiddler on the Roof,The Color Purple, Kinky Boots, Beautiful, Matilda and more!
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2016  NYC CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY FAVORITE EVENTS!!

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20+ Nutcracker Performances in NYC 2016  http://wp.me/P428ro-eIx

NYC Ice Skating Rinks 2016-2017 Season  http://wp.me/P428ro-2GW

New York Cares Coat Drive 2016  
https://www.newyorkcares.org/coat-drive

Toys for Tots  
http://brooklyn-ny.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.aspx

Volunteer at the Food Bank of NYC
http://volunteer.foodbanknyc.org/

JCC Manhattan Toy Drive  through December 10, 2016
334 Amsterdam Ave at 76th St
http://ebiz.jccmanhattan.org/personifyebusiness/Programs/ProgramDetail.aspx?pid=647231097&_ga=1.158207804.768049265.1474317211

*DISCOUNT* Breakfast with Santa   through December 17, 2016
Broadway Comedy Club, 318 West 53rd St
*CLICK HERE HALF PRICE TICKETS TO BREAKFAST WITH SANTA*

Breakfast with Santa Overlooking Rockefeller Center Ice Rink  through December 24, 2016
Sea Grill or Rock Center Cafe, 49/50th St between Fifth and Sixth Ave
https://therinkatrockcenter.com/breakfast-with-santa

Holiday Film Showings including Miracle on 34th St, Polar Express, Frozen, Elf and more! through December 29, 2016
NYBG, 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx
http://www.nybg.org/hts16/movies.html

Dyker Heights Christmas Lights   through the beginning of January 2017
81st-86th St between 11th and 13th Ave, Brooklyn
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dyker-Heights-Christmas-Lights/149275121790027

Christmas Lights Tour  Every night through January 4, 2017   7pm  
Dyker Heights, Brooklyn
http://www.asliceofbrooklyn.com/our-tours/christmas-lights-tour/

Annual Holiday Train Show at Grand Central  through February 2017
NY Transit Museum Gallery, Grand Central, 42nd St and Park Ave
http://www.grandcentralterminal.com/event/14th-annual-holiday-train-show-at-grand-central/2145462112

13th Annual Holiday Train Show at Grand Central  through February 22, 2017
NY Transit Museum Gallery Annex, 42nd St and Park Ave
http://www.grandcentralterminal.com/event/13th-annual-holiday-train-show-at-grand-central/2145445528

Bryant Park Winter Village  through March 5, 2017
Bryant Park, 42nd St between 5th and 6th Ave
http://www.wintervillage.org/

Holiday House NYC through January 8, 2016
The Sullivan Mansions, 40-50 Sullivan St.
http://www.holidayhousenyc.com/

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*DISCOUNT* Midtown Holiday Walking Tour  December 1-31, 2016
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Bryant Park Tree Lighting Skate-tacular  December 2, 2016  6pm-6:45pm
42nd St between Fifth and Sixth Ave
http://www.bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/calendar.html?date=2016-11-27

Snowkus Pocus   December 2, 2016  8pm
Center for the Arts, College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island
http://www.cfashows.com/calendar105.htm

Holiday Candlelight Tours  December 2-3, 2016 6:15 and 7:30pm nightly
Mount Vernon, 421 East 61st St between York and First Ave
http://www.mvhm.org/?events=holiday-candlelight-tours

Big Brooklyn Toy Drive December 2-16, 2016
Multiple Locations
http://bigbktoydrive.com/

Santa at Brookfield Place  December 2-24, 2016
Brookfield Place, 200 Vesey St
http://brookfieldplaceny.com/events/santa

*DISCOUNT* Distorted Kristmess Drag Extravaganza  December 2 and 9, 2016
The Laurie Beechman Theatre, The West Bank Cafe, 407 West 42nd St
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Family Winter Wonderland: Let It Snow  December 3, 2016  1pm-4pm
Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse
http://www.bronxmuseum.org/events/family-affair-winter-wonderland_1

Supercinema Presents: Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Dance Party  December 3, 2016
McKittrick Hotel, 530 W. 27th St
http://www.supercinemanyc.com/nightmare/

Reindeer Run for the Kids December 3, 2016 8:15am
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2016/reindeer-run

Swedish Christmas Children’s Workshop  December 3, 2016  10am-3pm
Scandinavia House, 58 Park Ave and 38th St
 http://www.scandinaviahouse.org/events/swedish-christmas-childrens-workshop-7/

Winter Wonderland   December 3, 2016  2pm-6pm
Apollo Theater, 253 W 125th St
https://www.apollotheater.org/event/coca-cola-winter-wonderland/

*DISCOUNT* A Harlem Christmas Carol  December 3-17, 2016
Tato Laviera Theatre, 240 East 123rd St
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*FREE* Tours by Foot Holiday Lights Tour   December 3, 2016-January 3, 2017
Begins on the stairs at the New York Public Library, 42nd St and Fifth Ave
http://www.freetoursbyfoot.com/new-york-tours/walking-tours/new-york-holiday-lights-tour/

NYPL Holiday Open House and Winter Wonderland   December 4, 2016  1pm-4pm
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/12/04/holiday-open-house-2016

Christmas Movies Bryant Park  5:30pm-7pm
Holiday Movies at the Porch: Elf  December 5, 2016
Holiday Movies at the Porch: Miracle on 34th Street  December 6, 2016
Holiday Movies at the Porch: TV Holiday Episode Marathon  December 7, 2016
42nd St between Fifth and Sixth Ave
http://www.bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/calendar.html?date=2016-12-04

Light up the Holidays  December 6, 2016
Bronx Terminal Market, 610 Exterior St
http://bronxterminalmarket.com/Pages/Events.aspx

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol  December 6-24, 2016
Merchant’s House Museum, 29 E. Fourth St between Lafayette and Bowery
http://merchantshouse.org/christmascarol2016/

 

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Christmas Tree Lighting at Washington Square Park December 7, 2016 6pm-7:30pm
Washington Square Arch, Waverly Place and 5th Ave
http://washingtonsquareparkconservancy.org/events/2016-12-07-annual-holiday-tree-lighting-ceremony/

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol   December 8-11 and December 15-18, 2016
Conference House, Hylan Blvd at Satterlee St
http://www.sistny.org/

The Christmas Show  December 9-11, 2016
St. George Theatre, 35 Hyatt St, Staten Island
http://www.stgeorgetheatre.com/the-christmas-show-december-10th2/

Santa Con  December 10, 2016  10am
Kicks off in McCarren Park (same as last year?), Brooklyn
http://santacon.nyc/

Holidays on Atlantic Ave: Walk the Windows Event   December 10, 2016  11am-7pm
Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn
http://www.atlanticave.org/walkthewindows

Skate with Santa every Saturday and Sunday starting December 10, 2016 12pm-12:30pm and 4pm-4:30pm
World Ice Arena, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
http://worldice.com/

*COMP-DISCOUNT* Santa Pub Crawl  December 10, 2016  12pm-5pm
Throughout New York City
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A Christmas Carol Marathon  December 10, 2016  1pm-4:30pm
Housing Works, Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St
http://www.housingworks.org/events/detail/what-the-dickens-seventh-annual-a-christmas-carol-marathon/

*DISCOUNT* A Season of Miracles Show for the Whole Family  December 10, 2016  1:30pm
Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers St
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POGO Events: The Amazing Brooklyn Holiday Scavenger Hunt December 10, 2016 1:30pm
McMahon’s Public House 39 5th Ave Brooklyn
http://pogoevents.com/new-york-calendar/

The Christmas Story  December 10-11, 2016  1pm and 3pm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave at 82nd St
http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-live-arts/waverly-consort-fy17-1?eid=201439

Bust Holiday Craftacular  December 10-11, 2016  11am-7pm
Brooklyn Expo Center, 79 Franklin St., Greenpoint, Brooklyn
http://bust.com/craftacular/bust-craftacular-home.html

*DISCOUNT* The Classic Theater of Harlem: The First Noel  December 10-18, 2016
Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th St
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Breakfast with Santa aboard the NY Water Taxi Zephyr  December 10 & 17, 2016   9:15am
Pier 16, South Street Seaport
http://www.nywatertaxi.com/tours/breakfast-with-santa

Morbid Anatomy Christmas Flea Market   December 11, 2016  12pm-6pm
424 Third Ave at the corner of 7th St
http://morbidanatomymuseum.org/event/morbid-anatomy-christmas-flea-market-2/

Holiday Historic House Tour  December 11, 2016 1pm-5pm
Flushing and Corona, Queens
http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/1d712d385d83b0ca937e525840181d68

43rd Annual Merry Tuba Christmas at Rockefeller Center   December 11, 2016   3:30pm
the Rink at Rockefeller Center, Fifth Ave and 50th St
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/43rd-annual-merry-tuba-christmas-at-rockefeller-center-tickets-29163814755?aff=es2

A Christmas Cartoon Monsoon  December 12, 2016 9:30pm
Union Hall, 702 Union St, Brooklyn
http://www.unionhallny.com/event/1385798-cartoon-monsoon-christmas-brooklyn/

 

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National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation — Free Screening!  December 13, 2016 8pm-11pm
Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-lamp00ns-christmas-vacation-free-screening-tickets-29119770016?aff=es2

Santa Hat Dash 5K/10K Run December 15, 2016 10am-1pm
City Winery to Charging Bull
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/santa-dash-holiday-5k-10k-fun-run-tickets-29399182747?aff=es2

St. Patrick’s 37th Annual A City Singing at Christmas   December 15, 2016  7pm (arrive early for a seat)
St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fifth Ave between 50th and 51st St
https://saintpatrickscathedral.org/events/a-city-singing-at-christmas

XMAS Spectacular Home for the Holidays December 16, 2016 7pm-10pm
House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/house-of-yes-xmas-spectacular-home-for-the-holidays-tickets-29481023535?aff=es2

The Snowman by Mannes Orchestra  December 17, 2016  11am
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave at 82nd St
http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-live-arts/the-snowman-fy17-1

Nativity: Birth of a King Dance Performance   December 17-18, 2016 
John Jay College, Gerald Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th St between 10th and 11th Ave
http://johnjay.jjay.cuny.edu/acalendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=9928&information_id=27030&type=&syndicate=syndicate

Greenwich Village Holiday Walking Tour   December 17 and 19, 2016 Check Website for Times
Starts at Washington Square Park and ends at 8th St
http://villagealliance.org/events/greenwich-village-holiday-walking-tour/

Doggie SantaCon  December 17, 2016  12pm-4pm
Turnstyle, 8th Ave and 58th St
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/doggie-santa-con-tickets-29486181964?aff=es2

Audubon Christmas Bird Count  Sunday, December 18, 2016   8am-12:30pm
South Pump Station of the Reservoir-85th Street & 5th Avenue
Schedule For Remaining NYC boroughs:
*The Bronx, Sunday, 12/26
*Brooklyn, Saturday, 12/17
*Queens, Sunday, 12/18
*Staten Island, Saturday, 12/17
http://www.nycaudubon.org/christmas-bird-count

Chanukah Festival   December 18, 2016 11am
92Y, 92nd St and Lexington Ave
http://www.92y.org/Event/Chanukah-Festival.aspx

WQXR presents A Chanukah Party for Families   December 18, 2016  3pm
The Greene Space, 44 Charlton St, corner of Varick St
http://www.thegreenespace.org/events/thegreenespace/2016/dec/18/wqxr-presents-chanukah-party-families/

Film: It’s a Wonderful Life with an introduction by Donna Reed’s daughter and Caroling   December 18, 2016 3:30pm
United Palace, 4140 Broadway at 175th St
https://unitedpalace.org/events/851-it-s-a-wonderful-life-with-donna-reed-s-daughter-mary-owen

Hanukkah Family Day   December 18, 2016 12pm-4pm
Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St
http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/12/18/hanukkah-family-day-121816

Unsilent Night Caroling Boombox Parade   December 18, 2016 6pm
Meet in Washington Square Park to Tompkins Square Park
http://unsilentnight.com/schedule.html

Danny Aiello’s Annual Christmas Party  December 19 2016 4pm and 8pm
Triad, 158 West 72nd St between Broadway and Columbus Ave
http://www.triadnyc.com/event/432c3873b9a2118180515ba081d397c7

The Muppet Christmas Carol   December 19, 2016 6pm
Syndicated, 40 Bogart St, Brooklyn
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-muppet-christmas-carol-tickets-29544758167?aff=es2

 

happy holidays

Make Music Winter   December  21, 2016
Locations throughout NYC
http://makemusicny.org/about/overview/

Joey Arias: Naughty and Nice   December 22, 2016  7:30pm
Rubenstein Atrium, 62nd St and Broadway
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/joey-arias-naughty-and-nice

Washington Square Park Christmas Eve Caroling   December 24, 2016  5pm-7pm
Washington Square Park, 5th Avenue and Washington Square North
http://www.washingtonsquarenyc.org/events/

*DISCOUNT* Menorah Horah   December 24, 2016  8pm
Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16th St between 9th and 10th Ave
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Matzo Ball NYC   December 24, 2016  9pm-4am
Capitale, 130 Bowery
http://matzoball.org/our_events/matzoball-nyc/

World’s Largest Menorah Lighting  December 24-31, 2016  5:30pm (except for Friday at 3:30pm and Saturday at 8pm after the Sabbath)
Grand Army Plaza, Fifth Avenue at 59th St
http://www.chabadparkslope.com/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/2401293

Christmas Day at the Jewish Museum   December 25, 2016  10am-4pm
1109 5th Ave at 92nd St
http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/12/25/open-december-25

Queens Farm Holiday Open House  December 26-28, 2016  12pm-4pm
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
http://www.queensfarm.org/events.html

Chanukah on Ice   December 27, 2016  4pm-7pm
Lasker Rink, Fifth Ave and 107th St
http://www.chanukahonicenyc.com/

New York Yiddish Music Festival Vodka & Latke Party  December 27, 2016  7:30pm
Drom, 85 Avenue A
http://www.dromnyc.com/events/6115/new-york-yiddish-music-festival#.WDuhHvkrLIU

Watson Adventures: The Ho-Ho-Holiday Midtown Family Scavenger Hunt December 29, 2016 11am
Starting at the Fountain in front of The Plaza Hotel
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10102775

Beer and Latkes  December 30, 2016  5pm
92Y, 92nd St and Lexington Ave
http://www.92y.org/Event/Beer-and-Latkes.aspx

Kwanzaa Celebration at the Apollo Theater   December 31, 2016  2pm and 7:30pm
253 W. 125th St
https://www.apollotheater.org/event/kwanzaa-celebration-2016/

NYRR Midnight Run and Fireworks  December 31, 2016  11:59pm
Central Park
http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2016/nyrr-midnight-run

 

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