The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is an extravagant show, which has been a Christmas tradition, for over 85 years, of New Yorkers. Millions of visitors come to Radio City Music Hall to watch 140 performers put on a lavish show and immerse in the spirit of Christmas.
FAO Schwartz is the most famous toy store in the city, offering a huge and diverse collection of toys, which will surely teleport you back to your childhood. The huge ground piano is the biggest attraction of FAO Schwartz, but it’s better to avoid ques by avoiding rush hours and weekends.
In Rockfeller Center Plaza, one can experience the true warmth of Christmas and witness the beauty of Christmas lights decorating the Christmas tree in the Center. Lighting of this huge tree has since become an integral part of Christmas in New York and is televised each year. The ice rink at Rockfeller offers a spectacular skating experience along with the different ice rinks in the city. The largest and the most famous ice rink is in Central Park.
Millions of visitors crowd in Times Square, which is the heart of the city, to watch the new year’s ball drop from One Time Tower. This tradition is followed by spectacular fireworks, live shows, and parades to celebrate the new year.