Christmas is just around the corner and the city is all gleaming with fancy lights, brimming with youthful energy and all stuffed with scrumptious food. One of the best places to celebrate - Christmas in New York is a major extravaganza. Be it gazing the mesmerizing light show hogging till your tummy is satiated at the Christmas dinners, there are a bunch of things to do in New York on Christmas 2021.
Apart from all the popular events and interesting activities, there’s a lot more in store for you. You can choose to visit some of the hotspots of the city to soak in the festive vibes.
Every year the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade ends with Santa coming to a stop in front of the department store on 6th Ave, marking the beginning of the Christmas season in the Big Apple. Come explore some of the timeless traditions of Christmas in New York.
Make the best of New York City's cold weather and enjoy ice skating at Wollman Rink in Central Park.
At the center of the iconic NYC skyline sits the Empire State Building. During the months of November and December, the top of the building is lit up with red and green lights to celebrate Christmas.
Giant ornaments are displayed annually during the holidays at different locations in NYC, including Rockefeller Center (across the street from Radio City Music Hall) on 6th Avenue.
Open yearly from mid-November to Christmas Eve, the Union Square Holiday Market is the perfect place to get unique handmade gifts for everyone on your list.