Shopping, celebrations and decorations make New York City a spectacular place to spend the holidays. The city’s storefronts come alive with innovative and artful displays; Rockefeller Center lights its famous tree; and The Palace provides some cheer of its own with its holiday decorations and festive culinary offerings.
Holiday Happenings Near The Palace
Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting
The most visible sign that the holiday season has arrived in New York City arrives on December 4, when the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is illuminated with thousands of bright lights. The tree will shine from 7pm on December 4 through 11pm on January 7, 2014, standing as a beacon of holiday spirit in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, just one block from The New York Palace.
Holiday Shopping in NYC
New York City’s holiday shopping options are unparalleled, ranging from the broad offerings of department stores like Macy’s, Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdale’s to new pieces at only-in-New York outposts of famed retailers and boutiques. Head to Rockefeller Center for upscale shopping in a warm indoor setting, wander up Fifth Avenue to visit the city’s premier retailers, or head to any of the sprawling department stores to find gifts for friends, family, or yourself.
Christmas Decorations at The New York Palace
The Palace officially starts its holiday celebration by unveiling its holiday décor November 23rd. The hotel’s historic courtyard will undergo a festive transformation for the weeks leading up to Christmas and New Year’s, with elegant lighting and ornate floral arrangements turning the upscale space into an exciting celebration of the holidays.
To learn more about holiday events in NYC, contact The Palace.