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Winter Holidays

Close-up of the christmas tree at Bryant Park ice skating rink

Spend some time in New York City's winter wonderlands this holiday season. To welcome in the season, Parks will be celebrating with music, art, history, and more! Come join us as we bring a little extra joy to everyone in the family, and be sure to read our history of holiday celebrations in parks before heading to the event of your choice!

Winter Holidays Events

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Dec 21

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Dec 21

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays! Grab some hot chocolate and try an array of cuisine from Turkish to Mexican.
Free!

Dec 21

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for holiday gifts and stock up on your favorite treats in Union Square Park.
Free!

Dec 21

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Best For
Kids
Dec 21

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Monday, December 22, 2014

Dec 22

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Dec 22

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Dec 22

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays! Grab some hot chocolate and try an array of cuisine from Turkish to Mexican.
Free!

Dec 22

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for holiday gifts and stock up on your favorite treats in Union Square Park.
Free!

Dec 22

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Best For
Kids
Dec 22

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Dec 22

Santa's Corner at Bryant Park

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village.
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Dec 23

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Dec 23

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Dec 23

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays! Grab some hot chocolate and try an array of cuisine from Turkish to Mexican.
Free!

Dec 23

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for holiday gifts and stock up on your favorite treats in Union Square Park.
Free!

Dec 23

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Best For
Kids
Dec 23

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Dec 23

Santa's Corner at Bryant Park

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Dec 24

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Dec 24

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Dec 24

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays! Grab some hot chocolate and try an array of cuisine from Turkish to Mexican.
Free!

Dec 24

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Must See
Event
Dec 24

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for holiday gifts and stock up on your favorite treats in Union Square Park.
Free!

Dec 24

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Dec 24

Santa's Corner at Bryant Park

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village.
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 24

Christmas Eve Caroling

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Rob Susman Brass Quartet and the revelers from all over the city will gather to sing out the familiar tunes.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Dec 25

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Dec 25

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Best For
Kids
Dec 25

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Friday, December 26, 2014

Dec 26

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Dec 26

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Dec 26

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Must See
Event
Dec 26

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Dec 27

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Dec 27

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Best For
Kids
Dec 27

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Dec 28

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Dec 28

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Must See
Event
Dec 28

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Monday, December 29, 2014

Dec 29

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Dec 29

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Dec 29

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Best For
Kids
Dec 29

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Dec 30

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Dec 30

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Dec 30

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Must See
Event
Dec 30

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Dec 31

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Dec 31

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Dec 31

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.

Best For
Kids
Dec 31

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Dec 31

New Year's Eve Fireworks

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 p.m.12:00 a.m.
Kick off the New Year's with this beloved Brooklyn tradition.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Jan 1

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Jan 1

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Jan 1

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Jan 1

‘Come Calling’ on New Year’s Day

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for tours of Merchant's House Museum, 19th-century readings about New Year’s Day celebrations, and more.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Jan 2

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Jan 2

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Jan 2

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Jan 3

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Jan 3

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Jan 4

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Jan 4

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Free!

Monday, January 5, 2015

Jan 5

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Jan 6

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Jan 6

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Jan 7

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Free!

Jan 7

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Jan 8

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

Friday, January 9, 2015

Jan 9

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Jan 10

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Jan 10

MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Tompkins Square Park

at Old Bandshell Lawn (in Tompkins Square Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015! MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to…
Free!

Jan 10

MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015! MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to…
Free!

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Jan 11

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Jan 13

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids
Jan 13

Arts, Culture & Fun: DIY Block Printing Workshop

at Poe Park Visitors Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Join us for a DIY block printing and stamp making workshop with the Art Students League’s Daniel Colon. Handmade stamps are great for block printing customized…
Free!

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Jan 14

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Jan 15

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

Friday, January 16, 2015

Jan 16

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Jan 17

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Jan 18

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

Monday, January 19, 2015

Jan 19

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden , Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.

Best For
Kids

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