NYC Holidays

4 HOLIDAY EVENTS FOR FAMILIES NEAR LONG ISLAND

GIVE YOUR KIDS A HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE IN NEW YORK CITY

For children, the holidays are a magical time. Santa’s on his way, there’s delicious food and presents to look forward to, and they often get to enjoy once-a-year holiday events that are built specifically for them. If you’re in New York City, there’s a countless number of great holiday events that cater to the spirit of childhood.

It’s the perfect time to round the kids up and head into the city for a family adventure, with car service to make the travel time effortless and enjoyable. Make your reservation with Executive Ground Transportation to enjoy the best car service in the area, and consider heading to one of the amazing family holiday events below.

THE HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOW

New York Botanical Garden

November 21, 2015 – January 18, 2016

Your kids will be enchanted by this 150-landmark display at one of New York’s most iconic locations. The display will feature scaled models of such places as New York Public Library, plus a gorgeous reflecting pool featuring iconic structures from the 1964 World’s Fair.

The quarter-mile train track features more model trains than ever before, with brand-new bridges and structures added, as well…including an aerial train structure that goes overhead!

Don’t miss this timeless New York holiday tradition with you family this year.

THE THREE BEARS HOLIDAY BASH

Swedish Cottege Marionette Theater

Central Park, November 10 – December 30

Treat the kids to a song-and-dance extravaganza with Mama Bear, Papa Bear, Baby Bear and Santa in Central Park.

From the marionette puppets to the audience sing-a-long of “The 12 Days of Christmas,” the Three Bears Holiday Bash is the perfect event for families looking for a great holiday experience in one of NYC’s most legendary public sites.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS WITH THE NEW YORK POPS

Carnegie Hall Holiday Family Concert

Stern Auditorium

December 20, 2015

Treat the kids to a tradition that stretches back decades; A Charlie Brown Christmas will be performed by the New York Pops, with Steve Reineke at the helm.

Enjoy plenty of family sing-a-longs and lots of surprises to delight kids and parents alike.

GINGERBREAD LANE AT THE NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE

November 14, 2015 – January 9, 2016

Head to Queens to experience this holiday marvel, which was named to the Guinness Book of World Records for the last two years as “The Largest Gingerbread Village.”

Enjoy over 500 square feet of carefully constructed gingerbread structures, with spots like Eggnog Bay, Peppermint Central Park and Gumdrop Row.

Admission to Gingerbread Lane is free with a ticket to the museum, so stop in at all of the New York Hall of Science’s great exhibits to make your trip truly memorable.

Make Your Trip Special—Book with Executive Ground Transportation

The last, and perhaps most crucial, way to make memories with your family this holiday season is to leave the stresses of transportation to the professionals.

When you have a great car service on hand to manage the driving, parking, pick-ups and drop-offs, all you have to focus on is enjoying the holiday outing with your sweet kids and family members.

Contact Executive Ground Transportation to make your reservation today!

Photo Credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District

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