Things to Do in New York in December

New York City in the Winter and through the Holiday Season – what a joy and a sight to see.  There are hundreds of things to do in New York City through the Holiday Season and Winter in general. provides a fabulous list of things to do and events for both locals and folks traveling to the great city of New York.  Museums, art expos, concerts, performing arts, Christmas Trees, ice skating, tours, sports – you name it it is here and available.

Be sure to check out these options as well:

Radio City Christmas Spectacular

The Nutcracker

Dear Evan Hansen

Madison Square Garden Concerts

Broadway Shows

The Book Of Mormon

New York City Ballet


New York Knicks

New York Rangers

(11/28-1/7/19) The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting for 2018 takes place on Nov. 28th, but you can appreciate its majestic beauty throughout December. The towering tree in Rockefeller Center is a global symbol of the holiday spirit. 

(12/1) The NYRR Jingle Bell Jog at Prospect Park. “A Holiday Gift Wrapped as a Race”: This festive family favorite is more than just a road race, it’s also a celebration and a fundraiser for NYRR’s youth programs. Not only does your entry fee snag you a holiday souvenir and post-race hot chocolate, the proceeds from this race fund youth running programs in schools all over the city! Give the Gift of Running Your race entry goes to support our youth programs year round. An additional $25 donation helps put new running shoes on deserving kids’ feet, and further provides them with the access they need to run. With the additional $25 donation, donors will get a fun gift. You can donate at check out, or during bib pickup. Proceeds from the Jingle Bell Jog benefit NYRR’s Youth Programs, which provide running programs and events for more than 250,000 children in schools across the United States.

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