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Winter Guests at Our Manhattan Hotel Will Find Many Popular Holiday Events in NYC

When you stay at our Manhattan Hotel over the holidays, you will find lots of fun Things to do in New York City.

November 25, 2015

New York City is beautiful in the wintertime. The chill in the air and the snow on the ground make for a much different visit than during any other time of year. The many Events in NYC during the holiday season are yet another reason that so many visitors plan a stay at our Manhattan Hotel during this season. For some, these Things to do in NYC are long-standing family traditions. Others are experiencing them for the very first time. Below are a few of the best.

The Nutcracker
Through January 3, 2016
David H. Koch Theatre at Lincoln Center | 20 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023
The Nutcracker is performed in many cities throughout the country, but none can compare to George Balanchine’s version of this much-loved classic. Performed by the world-renowned New York City Ballet, attending The Nutcracker is a favorite Thing to Do in New York City for visitors of all ages.

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular
Through January 3, 2016
Radio City Music Hall | 1260 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020
This is another Event in NYC that many families enjoy each year. It’s an exciting, colorful show that features brilliant costumes, amazing special effects, and the world-famous Rockettes. Some performances will sell out, so it is best to order your tickets in advance for this fun holiday tradition.

Star Wars and the Power of Costumes: The Exhibition
Through February 29, 2016
Discovery Times Square
Star Wars fans are participating in their own holiday countdown, but they aren’t counting down until December 25th. For them, December 18th is the magic day as that is when Star Wars: Episode VII premieres. Star Wars and the Power of Costumes: The Exhibition is an Event in NYC that is a must for any Star Wars fan.

Holiday Train Show
Through January 18, 2016
New York Botanical Garden | 2900 Southern Boulevard Bronx, NY 10458
Tel: 718.817.8700
Attending this Event is another popular Thing to do in NYC during the holiday season. Both locals and guests at our Manhattan Hotel come to see the classic trains, enjoy live music, Activities for the kids, and more. Another highlight of this Event in NYC is the replicas of iconic New York landmarks. The Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and many more are created in painstaking detail using bark, leaves and other materials found in nature. Advance reservations are recommended.

New Year’s Eve in Times Square
Join the biggest New Year’s Eve celebration in the world in Times Square. If you don’t like crowds then this is not the Event in NYC for you. About 3 million people will descend on Times Square to watch live performances and countdown to midnight when the iconic ball will drop to mark the start of a brand new year.

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