Winter Activities To Do In NYC
This winter season stay at one of Affinia Hotels & Suites in New York City. Enjoy endless amounts of holiday activities with family and friends while exploring all what Manhattan has to offer.
The Winter Village at Bryant Park is the perfect place to spend the day with family and friends. Enjoy hot cocoa after a round of ice-skating or walk around the open-air holiday market filled with artisanal shops, to pick up unique holiday gifts. And to finish your day grab a bite or a cocktail at The Lodge!
The most iconic holiday event is here! Meet Santa and his elves at SantaLand in Macy’s Herald Square. Before meeting Santa, take a stroll through the winter wonderland all decked out in holiday cheer and even get a glimpse of Santa’s workshop preparing for the big night.
Since 1933, this holiday tradition has been the perfect Christmas thing to do in New York City with family. Enjoy the famous Rockettes as they take you on a spectacular journey with choreographed dances to holiday songs and even get to meet Santa along the way.
Every holiday season, The New York City Ballet enchants audiences with The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center. Magical performances, glittering costumes and sets so intricate it will leave you breathless. This annual classic production produced by George Balanchine brings families together every holiday season creating memories and experiences that will last a lifetime.
Every winter, New York Botanical Gardens puts on an exciting train exhibition. More than 175 New York Landmarks are re-created with a new theme every year. This is all displayed in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory lit up by spectacular Christmas lights. This year’s exhibition displays Lower Manhattan.
This holiday season take your kids to Breakfast with Santa at either the Rock Center Café or The Sea Grill. Enjoy a scrumptious selection of breakfast treats all while overlooking the glistening tree and ice skating rink. And don’t miss out on taking photos with Santa and his elves in the Throne room of Rock Center Café or he will personally stop by your table at The Sea Grill. After meeting Santa and enjoying all those Christmas sweets, head don down to the world-famous rink to enjoy ice skating with Santa himself.
Situated in Gramercy, Rolf’s is a whimsical German restaurant decked to the halls with garland, ornaments, lights and Christmas galore. The food is authentic German, serving favorites like schnitzel and potato pancakes. Make sure to get that perfect Instagram shot before leaving, as the decorations are a true sight to behold.
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