Guide to Holiday and Christmas Events for NYC Families

Christmas and the holiday season in New York City is an amazing time. From the Thanksgiving Day Parade to the New Year's Eve ball drop, the whole city buzzes with holiday spirit and Christmas events holiday activities as everyone readies for the festivities.

Stores go above and beyond to decorate their holiday windows. Santas listen to little kids' wishes and, of course, this being New York, there are also lots of offbeat and multicultural ways to celebrate the season!

Macy's Holiday Windows 2022. Photo by Jody Mercier