01 Dec 4 AMAZING HOLIDAY EVENTS IN NEW YORK CITY
GET INTO THE SPIRIT OF THE HOLIDAYS IN THE BIG APPLE
New York City is one of the biggest cities in the world for holiday celebrations; from the Rockefeller Tree to the lights displays in each of the boroughs, there’s always something to see and enjoy with family and friends during the season.
If you’re headed to NYC for holiday festivities, consider adding these amazing events to your agenda.
GRAND CENTRAL HOLIDAY FAIR
89 E. 42nd Street, New York, NY
November 16 – December 24, 2015
Monday – Friday 10 AM – 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM, Sunday 11 AM – 7 PM
With over 72 artisans and craftspeople slated to present their goods, the Grand Central Holiday Fair is a can’t-miss destination for holiday gifts and specialty goods this season.
Peruse everything from art to clothing, handbags, jewelry, home items, food and holiday items at the Fair, with children’s items, bath and body items and a chance to win a LG TV will also be available to keep the spirit of the season alive.
GEORGE BALANCHINE’S THE NUTCRACKER
20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY
Playing through Sunday, January 3, 2016
For over 50 years, Tchaikovsky’s the Nutcracker has drawn audiences to New York City from all over the world.
The timeless story of Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Land of Sweets with George Balanchine’s choreography will be presented again this season at the New York City Ballet. It’s a tradition that you can begin with your family and friends and a legendary aspect of the holidays in New York City.
14TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOW AT GRAND CENTRAL STATION
89 E. 42nd Street, New York, NY
November 14, 2015 – February 21, 2016
If you have kids in tow, head to Grand Central Station to the NY Transit Gallery and enjoy the annual holiday train show, featuring models of the Metro North, New York Central and subway trains departing from a model of Grand Central Station, all on a 34-foot, two-level, 0-shaped layout.
You can also shop at the Museum’s store and booth at the nearby Holiday Fair.
ELF THE MUSICAL AT THE THEATRE AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY
December 1 – December 27, 2015
Another perfect holiday outing for kids and parents alike is Elf the Musical, showing at the Madison Square Garden Theatre throughout December.
See a musical version of this favorite holiday film in live action, with Buddy the Elf and his journey from the North Pole to New York City, in search of his birth father.
Since its premiere over 10 years ago, Elf has become a holiday favorite and tradition for many families.
TRAVEL TO YOUR NYC HOLIDAY EVENT IN STYLE
The holidays are a time to be with family, enjoying the warmth and atmosphere of the season. The traffic in New York City can put a damper on your holiday plans, however. The stresses of navigating, finding parking and walking in the cold don’t coincide with a festive evening spent with loved ones.
You can make your holiday event outing in NYC much more special by booking chauffeured car service to handle your trip.
Enjoy a trip in a beautiful, luxury vehicle, with a professional chauffeur handling the driving, parking and pick-ups. All you have to do is enjoy the scenery and the company of the ones you love.
Executive Ground Transportation of Long Island has nearly 20 years of experience in the transportation industry, and we know what it takes to create a timeless experience for you and your family.
We have a diverse fleet of late-model vehicles and the most professional chauffeurs in the business.
Contact Executive to plan your holiday trip today!
Photo Credit: Umberto Nicoletti