What to do in New York in December 2020

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New York in December and Christmas is in the air! Soak up the holiday spirit at Christmas markets and skate under the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. Admire the thousands of Christmas lights on the decorated houses in Brooklyn and celebrate the holidays on a festive cruise. View all events per day below.

Monthly events in New York in December 2020

  • Outlet shopping

    Shopping centres are open! You can visit the Empire Outlets, an outdoor mall, for example.

  • Watch American Football
    While the Giants and the Jets are playing home games without an audience, check out the best sports bars to watch the current NFL season. Event Link: Internal link: Best Bars to Watch Football
  • Christmas Season in New York
    Christmas trees, window displays and festive activities. Find out what to do and see in NYC.
  • Boat Tours by Day
    Boat tours are perfect for sightseeing in New York during the day.
  • Ice Skating in New York
    Discover the best ice skating rinks in New York.

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Monthly events in New York in December 2020

5 Dec
Sat
NYC Donut Tour

Try some of New York’s most delicious donuts during this unique tour. Also available on Fridays and Sundays.

8 Dec
Tue
Anniversary of Lennon's Death
Today is the anniversary of the death of John Lennon. Visit the Strawberry Fields in Central Park in his memory.
12 Dec
Sat
NYC Donut Tour

Try some of New York’s most delicious donuts during this unique tour. Also available on Fridays and Sundays.

19 Dec
Sat
NYC Donut Tour

Try some of New York’s most delicious donuts during this unique tour. Also available on Fridays and Sundays.

24 Dec
Thu
Christmas Eve
New Yorkers spend the night with their family. My advice: go out for dinner on Christmas Eve.
24 Dec
Thu
Luxury Christmas Eve Cruise
Why not spend the Christmas Eve cruising the waters of New York. You'll have great views of Manhattan's skyline, access to the open bar and delicious food!
24 Dec
Thu
Christmas Gospel
Get your Christmas spirit going with this hour long gospel concert in a historical Harlem church.
24Dec
Thu - Start time: 7:00 pm | CONCERTS | Starting at $75.00
24Dec
Thu - Start time: 9:00 pm | CONCERTS | Starting at $75.00
24Dec
Thu - Start time: 11:00 pm | CONCERTS | Starting at $75.00
25 Dec
Fri
Christmas Day
Find out what to do in New York during Christmas Day.
25 Dec
Fri
Christmas Gospel
Get your Christmas spirit going with this hour long gospel concert in a historical Harlem church.
26 Dec
Sat
Boxing Day Sale
Get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets today.
26 Dec
Sat
NYC Donut Tour

Try some of New York’s most delicious donuts during this unique tour. Also available on Fridays and Sundays.

31 Dec
Thu
New Year's Eve
Ring in the new year with all-night parties, a concert, the New York Circus or a special New Year's Eve fireworks display.
31 Dec
Thu
New Year's Eve Parties
New Year's Eve in New York is quite an experience. Here you will find the best parties to welcome the new year.
31 Dec
Thu
New Year's Eve Cruises
If you want to ring in the new year in style and avoid the crowds in Times Square, go on a New Year's Eve cruise! You'll have great views of the fireworks, the skyline, and entertainment on board.
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