What to do in New York in December 2020

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New York in December is all about the holidays! Go see the Rockettes swing their legs in the air at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and admire the thousands of Christmas lights on the decorated houses in Brooklyn. Celebrate the holidays on a festive dinner cruise or a party. View all events per day below.

Monthly events in New York in December 2020

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Monthly events in New York in December 2020

1Dec
Tue - Start time: 19:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $69.00
2 Dec
Wed
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree-Lighting Ceremony
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony outside of Rockefeller Center marks the start of the Christmas season in NYC. Wrapped in tens of thousands of lights and crowned with a Swarovski star, this gigantic spruce is quite a sight!
4 Dec
Fri
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore several of New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers. Can't make it on a Friday? This tour is available on several days, every week.
5 Dec
Sat
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
6 Dec
Sun
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
6Dec
Sun - Start time: 13:00 | FOOTBALL | Starting at $60.00
7 Dec
Mon
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
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.
11 Dec
Fri
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore several of New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers. Can't make it on a Friday? This tour is available on several days, every week.
12 Dec
Sat
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
13 Dec
Sun
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
13Dec
Sun - Start time: 13:00 | FOOTBALL | Starting at $51.00
14 Dec
Mon
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
16Dec
Wed - Start time: 19:30 | CONCERTS | Starting at $194.00
17Dec
Thu - Start time: 19:30 | CONCERTS | Starting at $193.00
18 Dec
Fri
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore several of New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers. Can't make it on a Friday? This tour is available on several days, every week.
19 Dec
Sat
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
20 Dec
Sun
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
20Dec
Sun - Start time: 13:00 | FOOTBALL | Starting at $55.00
20Dec
Sun - Start time: 20:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $103.00
21 Dec
Mon
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
24 Dec
Thu
Harlem Gospel Holiday Celebration
Get your Christmas spirit going with a one hour long authentic gospel celebration in historical Harlem.
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
Spend Christmas Eve cruising the waters of New York in the luxurious Atlantica yacht. You'll have great views of Manhattan's skyline, access to the open bar and delicious food!
25 Dec
Fri
Harlem Gospel Holiday Celebration
Get your Christmas spirit going with a one hour long authentic gospel celebration in historical Harlem.
25 Dec
Fri
Christmas Day
Find out what to do in New York during Christmas Day.
25 Dec
Fri
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore several of New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers. Can't make it on a Friday? This tour is available on several days, every week.
26 Dec
Sat
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
26 Dec
Sat
Boxing Day Sale
Get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets today.
26Dec
Sat - Start time: | FOOTBALL | Starting at $54.00
27 Dec
Sun
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
28 Dec
Mon
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
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.
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
Ring in the new year with all-night parties, a concert, the New York Circus or a special New Year's Eve fireworks display.
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