Christmas may be over but there are still several things to do in New York that will keep you in the holiday spirit! Read on to learn about North America’s largest lantern festival, two Holiday train exhibits, a famously festive restaurant, and one totally unique ice experience...
Believe it or not, the origin of Christmas lights actually dates back far before the invention of electricity. In 17th Century Germany, people started decorating their homes with candles to celebrate the holidays. Despite the dangers of covering wooden houses & flammable trees with open flames, the tradition caught on.
One of the most famous holiday experiences in New York City is the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular. Launched just one year after the Radio City Music Hall made its grand debut, the annual show has become a beloved Christmas tradition to millions of holiday lovers. Want to find out how it all started?
Gingerbread! A delicious & warmth-inspiring holiday staple. The long and fascinating history of gingerbread is far too massive to cover in just one blog post. In fact, there are entire books written JUST about the delicious lineage of this Christmas treat. Want a sample? Read on!
While the legendary Christmas tree won’t be on display until December 4th, you can still get into the Holiday Spirit a little early. The Rink at Rockefeller Center officially opens this Saturday for its 2019-2020 season. First opened on Christmas Day in 1936, this marks the 83rd year of New York’s most famous ice rink.