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Carols, Bells, Nativity Scenes, Shopping- It’s Christmas In New York

June 26, 2017 Pritam Majumdar 0Comment

With your roof covered with a thick blanket of snow, the house all lighted up, with children giggling, Church bells ringing, it’s time to set up the Nativity Scenes and the Christmas Trees. It’s that one time of the year when we celebrate with great joy and devotion, the Birth of Lord Jesus Christ. New York lights up with more than a million lights, all of a sudden, she’s decked as if she’s a new bride waiting for her bridegroom.

Wondering what to do in New York, for Christmas? Well, you’re in for a treat. Here’s a list of things you can do.

Midnight Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

St. Patrick’s CathedralWhether you’re passing by or you’ve come to Church, do not miss the Vigil/ Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve. From the Gregorian Chants to the ages-old Christmas Carols, you’ll be mesmerized by the Divine Beauty within the Cathedral. And if you’re looking to buy some gifts for your family, St. Patrick’s has an amazing gift store, from devotionals to books, from statues to candles. It’s diversity in products, is sure to attract your eyes.

A Haven for Foodies

New York City in Christmas, is a Foodie’s Haven. Be it a family dinner or a lonesome dinner, if  you love being encircled by grand decors as you dine, Make sure you, pay a visit to Rolf’s this Christmas.  The restaurant which is Germanin origin,is located in New York’s Gramercy Park.The restaurant serves German beer, Wiener Schnitzel, Jaeger Schnitzel& Paprika Schnitzel. You no like Schnitzel eh? Hmmm…well, then;you can savor dishes like sausage-platters or meatloaf or pork chops or may be steamed mussels. Oh! Before I forget, don’t miss the apple crepes. A roast suckling pig, is also a dish served with crispy potato pancakes and wursts, which resemble hot-dogs.

Shopaholic’s Heaven

Shopaholic’s HeavenChristmas is a season to give gifts. From young to the old, everyone waits for the gifts under the Christmas tree. Well, Santa’s gotta get ‘em from the stores you know! From Aerosole, Anne Fontaine, Anthropologie, to roadside stores; New York City is a heaven for the shopaholics. Some other mention-able markets are as follows :The Columbus Circle Holiday Market, Christmas Cottage, House of Holiday, etc.

Honey, Let’s Go Sightseeing

One of the most delightful part about the famed cheery Fifth Avenue is, its radiant window displays, especially; Macy’s windows, Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, etc. With these around, you’re bound to say; “honey! Let’s go sightseeing.” Make merry this Christmas with a trip to the famous Rockefeller Center. Famed for it’s magnificent Christmas Tree and other decors,  with live performances be lit for the first time on Wednesday, November 29, with live performances, at Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th and West 51st Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues; and with some of the best shopping, dining, and festive fun around, it is THE PLACE YOU NEED TO BE. You should really make Rockefeller, the center of your holiday trip to NYC.

Don’t Miss the Beautiful Performance New York City Ballet Company

New York City Ballet CompanyIf you’re visiting NYC for Christmas, you just can’t afford to miss this mystical performance by New York City Ballet Company and two casts of School of American Ballet students with an on-the-stage snowstorm and a 12 to 40 feet Christmas tree. To the end of the show, however, Balanchine’s choreography is what keeps all of the performance together. It’s so enchanting that you’ll never ever be able to let it go out of your memory.

Take a Click with Santa

To give the kids an amazing time, you’ve definitely got to take them to Santa. Take a Click while your little one sits on Santa’s lap. Santa Claus ain’t camera shy, and he’s coming over to New York early this year to take photos with the kids and even the grown-ups! Ain’t that awesome? So to the kiddies, ‘you better cry you better shout… I’ll tell ya why, coz Santa Claus is coming to town.”

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Pritam Majumdar

Pritam Majumdar

Content Writer at Fare Machine
I love to write, and am fond of travelling.
Pritam Majumdar

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