Christmas in New York City; Part 1

New York City in Christmas mood

During the Christmas period there is a magical atmosphere about New York. The five boroughs of the city are beautifully lit and there are many special activities and performances are organized. A visit to New York City during the Christmas season is a memorable experience for both young and old. This year the city picks up again in winter atmosphere with many surprises.

Tradition at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular
The Christmas show ‘Radio City Christmas Spectacular is an annual tradition for both locals and visitors to the city of New York. Already 77 years in the Rockettes Christmas Spectacular show them a major attraction in New York City during the holidays. The show takes its visitors into a dazzling spectacle of music and dance for Christmas. This year you can enjoy the exciting action from November 13 until December 30 at Radio City Music Hall.

Lighting of Rockefeller Center Christmas tree
In 1930, workers placed the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree on the first Rockefeller Plaza. It has since become an annual tradition and the lighting of the lighting has become a spectacular show. The tree is decorated each year more surprising than the year before the ceremony and every year attracts many visitors from around the world. The Christmas tree is beautifully decorated with LED lights and Swarovski crystals. This year, the inflammation of the position lights on December 2. The light stays lit until early January 2010. For the ultimate Christmas feel, skating fans can bind the iron in a romantic tour to the ice under the beautifully lit Christmas tree.

Window-shopping during the Christmas period
One of the favorite forms of pastime for visitors to New York during the Christmas period is window-shopping. The famous shops and department stores like Bloomingdale’s, Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Macy’s are all substantially renovated, one window is even more impressive than the other.

New in New York City, The One of a Kind Show and Sale NY
New this year in New York is the “One of a Kind Show and Sale”. After fewer than 35 successful years in Toronto and Chicago, the eight “One of a Kind Show and Sale” now to New York City this holiday season. During this event from December 11 to 13 is designed artwork directly from the artists for sale. The preview night is on December 10 at Pier 94 (12th Avenue at 55th Street). Hundreds of artists, craftspeople and designers are available, allowing shoppers a unique opportunity to art direct from the artisans to purchase. During “One of a Kind Show and Sale”, visitors can also enjoy live music, fashion shows, performances and special events.

Happy New Year in New York City
Both the run-up to the hand over of the new year scale operation in New York. For over one hundred years, hundreds of thousands of people come together in Times Square to the new year celebration to usher in law. Also this year in Midtown Manhattan at 1 minute 12 for a huge New Year’s Eve Ball is lowered. The colored ball that the New Year, is illuminated by LEDs. This gives it extra light and is energy efficient. Moreover, the potential result in the colors of the ball a lot more extensive.

Nothing can be compared to the thrill of the launch of the new year in New York City. But there is more than the famous ball drop. Whether you are looking for a glamorous night out or want to enjoy one of the best hotels in New York, the city offers something for everyone.

Christmas in the five boroughs of New York City
Many of the traditional Christmas activities take place in Manhattan, but the four other boroughs of the city, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, leave this happy season of course not go unnoticed.

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