15 Magical Things to do in NYC at Christmas with kids (or without kids)

Is New York Worth Visiting at Christmas?

Experiencing Christmas in NYC with kids is like having whipped cream on your hot chocolate! It just makes the experience so much more enjoyable.

Is New York Worth Visiting at Christmas?

From the tree lighting ceremony to magical shop window displays, to ice skating to Christmas tunes and roaming around Santaland, there are endless magical things to do in NYC at Christmas with kids.

Best Time to Visit New York City for Christmas Celebrations

If you want to experience the magic of Christmas in New York, but not actually spend Christmas there,  then the best time to visit for the magical season is from Mid-November through to early January.

Best Time to Visit New York City for Christmas Celebrations

This time of year is when the tree lighting ceremonies start, the Christmas holiday lights and holiday decorations are turned on, and the crazy Thanksgiving sales are still lingering.

Things to Do in New York City at Christmas

The best thing about visiting this time of year is that all major New York City attractions at Christmas will be decorated in the festive spirit.

Things to Do in New York City at Christmas

So it brings a new experience to the likes of the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Top of the Rock, and One World Observatory. Don’t forget to check out their observation decks!

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