There is nothing like New York City at Christmas time - the city comes alive with a magical festive spirit. There are so many things to do in New York City in December - here are the best of them!

Ice Skating

One of the most fun things to do during Christmas in New York is to go ice skating. Glide across the ice while taking in festive decorations!

Christmas decorations

You'll find festive decorations and displays all around the city when visiting NYC in December!


New York City is a fantastic place to do your holiday shopping - and many of the boutiques and departments get decked out!

Holiday Shows

Watch a holiday performance, whether it's the iconic Rockettes, or a Broadway performance.

Christmas Markets

The city's festive Christmas Markets are an awesome place to pick up unique holiday gifts.

Holiday Bars + Restaurants

Tons of holiday bars and restaurants pop up during December in New York City.