New York's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

From December 7th to December 24th, there is an array of exciting events happening across New York, from a Gingerbread City in NYC to the Winter Lantern Festival in Queens. Check out this list of holiday-themed activities for all ages and interests, from shopping to festivals and more!

The Gingerbread City - NYC, New York, NY

December 7, 2023 at 9:00am
Come to 25 Fulton Street in NYC, New York, for a jolly treat and get creative! See a city entirely made of gingerbread, candy, and frosting, crafted by over 50 architects and designers. Join daily workshops to craft your own gingerbread masterpiece and get into the holiday spirit.

The Holiday Haven Pop Up Shop, Saint Albans, NY

December 9, 2023 at 12:00pm
Head to Black Monark on Farmers Boulevard for THE HOLIDAY HAVEN Pop Up Shop, an immersive and festive celebration. Get ready for the spirit of the holidays with good music and good vibes. Get the perfect gift for Christmas or just come and enjoy the joyous atmosphere. Don't miss your chance to join in on the holiday magic.

Columbus Circle Holiday Market, New York, NY

December 11, 2023 at 11:00am
The Columbus Circle Holiday Market is the perfect destination to revel in the holiday season in New York! Visitors can explore the curated selection of 100+ vendors and enjoy the winter treats offered at the venue, located at Columbus Cir and Central Park S. Come make lasting holiday memories at this festive haven in the heart of the city.

Ticonderoga Historical Society Festival Of Trees, Ticonderoga, NY

December 14, 2023 at 10:00am
The Hancock House Museum and Research Center in Ticonderoga, NY will be hosting a festive event celebrating the holiday season. Witness the museum transformed with creative decorations and trees as the Ticonderoga Historical Society celebrates "An All-American Christmas". Be part of the excitement by visiting the museum on December 14, 2023 at 10:00am.

Holiday Lane at American Christmas: An Enchanting Journey, Mount Vernon, NY

December 14, 2023 at 12:00pm
Spend the holidays among sparkling lights and festive vibes at American Christmas's Holiday Lane. Get lost in nine uniquely themed areas with over 100,000 dazzling lights and more than 100 captivating animatronics and figurines. Visit Santa's Workshop, Stable Express and the Arctic to be transported to a world of holiday enchantment and memories that will last a lifetime!

Egger’s Winter Wonderland, Staten Island, NY

December 15, 2023 at 11:00am
Experience winter like never before at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center! Enjoy a one hour session in a private igloo with your group, and sip on homemade hot cocoa and eat ice cream and assorted treats. Plus, write a letter to Santa and more! Don't forget your Snug Harbor membership to get a 10% discount on the day of your reservation.

Roc Holiday Village Winter Festival, Rochester, NY

December 17, 2023 at 9:00am
Come join in the festive fun at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park! Enjoy story time with Santa, a Ryan Callahan Foundation Hockey Skills Competition, free ice skating, and a Christmas Celebration. Bring the whole family down and spread some holiday cheer!

Holiday Train Show, Brooklyn, NY

December 19, 2023 at 10:00am
Attend the Holiday Train Show this winter at the New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex and Store! Enjoy a stunning 34-foot two-level, O gauge model train layout and view miniature replicas of iconic New York landmarks. Marvel at the expansive collection of Metro-North, Polar Express, and vintage subway train sets. Tickets start at only $5!

NY Holiday Lights Festival, East Meadow, NY

December 21, 2023 at 4:30pm
Eisenhower Park, NY is hosting the NY Holiday Lights Festival! With this year's theme being "Wonder Journey", enjoy the elaborate production that brings art, light, and color to life. Discover a magical wonderland of Holiday lights and breathtaking large-scale light art displays and attractions for the ultimate festive outing.

Winter Lantern Festival, Queens, NY

December 24, 2023 at 5:00pm
Unlock a mesmerizing world of light this winter season at 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy! Witness over 1000 Chinese lanterns adorn the space, each piece crafted by experienced artisans. Bring your family and friends for an unforgettable nightwalk of traditional Chinese lanterns, illuminated with LED lights and storytelling.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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