Check out these events and experiences
in New York City this holiday season
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
While the holidays are looking different
this year, there are still plenty
of ways you can celebrate around
New York City.
Whether virtually or socially distant
in-person, we’ve found a few
events and experiences throughout
the city that New Yorkers can enjoy
this holiday season.
A Vision To Empower, 224-01B
141st Ave., Laurelton
Dec. 19, 12 to 7 p.m. Free
Kids can have some holiday fun
at this special party hosted by A Vision
To Empower. Children aged 5 to
13 can enjoy arts and crafts, games,
snacks and more. Each two-hour session
will be capped at 10 children to
ensure social distancing, and masks
must be worn the whole time.
Josh Groban’s Virtual Christmas
Dec. 19, 3:45 p.m. Tickets start at
Josh Groban is killing two birds
with one stone by hosting his very
fi rst holiday concert and his fi rst
livestreamed concert in one go. Fans
and ticketholders can enjoy the tones
of Groban’s voice belting out favorite
Christmas hits from the comfort
of their homes. Different ticket packages
are available for purchase.
A Knock On Santa’s Door
1585 Fulton St., Brooklyn
Dec. 20, 2:30 to 5 p.m., Free
Some of Santa’s helpers are helping
bring New York City children holiday
cheer this year. This kid-friendly
holiday event is geared for children
ages 0 to 12 and offers a safe, socially
distant way to celebrate the holiday
season. Admission is free, though all
those who plan to come should register
Dog Portraits with Santa Chateau
31-01 Vernon Boulevard, Astoria
Dec. 20, 12 to 5 p.m., $35
Has your pup been nice this year?
Chateau Le Woof is hosting Santa
Paws…we mean CLAUS…for portraits
with your furry friend on Dec.
20. Photos will be emailed to guests
following the photoshoot and ticketholders
will be given an arrival
time to maintain social distancing.
The One Community Holiday
Float and Auto Parade
Dec. 21, 3 to 7 p.m., Free
Hosted by the 103rd Precinct,
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Photo by Julie Larson Maher /WCS
Coalition for Kids, and the Showing
Hearts Foundation, this holiday
parade will spread holiday cheer
throughout Jamaica. Kids who register
for the event will get a special
gift from Santa. Due to COVID-19, a
limited number of tickets will be reserved.
Masks must be worn and social
distancing will be maintained.
Hot Cocoa Holiday Jolliday
Toast w/ Mr. & Mrs. Klaus
Hall That Fun, 485 Rogers Ave,
Dec. 25, 11:30 a.m. through 5 p.m.,
Tickets start at $15
Spend Christmas Day with Soul
Santa and Mrs. Klaus for a very special
day. Those who stop by can enjoy
a photo opp with Santa, a hot coca
bar, a special craft from Build-A-Bear
and so much more. Social distancing
measures will be in place and masks
must be worn throughout the event.
Tickets are timed for each guest.
New Year’s Eve Bash at Radial
27-50 1st Street, Astoria
Dec. 31, 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets
start at $250 for groups of 4-5
Radial Park is hosting a one-of-akind
New Year’s party that will be
packed with performances and fun.
Guests can enjoy performances from
Broadway and Hollywood musicals
and a champagne toast as a livestream
of the ball dropping in Times
Square plays in front of the Manhattan
North Pole Express by TopView
2 East 42nd Street, Manhattan
Select times through Jan. 3, 2021.
Tickets start at $69
Grab your tickets to the North Pole!
From now through Jan. 3, TopView
is offering a chance to capture some
of the city’s Christmas magic. Ticketholders
can enjoy Christmas caroling,
storytelling, some sweet treats —
plus a chance to meet old Saint Nick
The Nutcracker Livestream by
the New York City Ballet
Through Jan. 3, 2021. Memberships
start at $5.99/month
Watch the story of “The Nutcracker”
unfold before your eyes
from the comfort of your home. Marquee
TV is hosting a performance of
the New York City Ballet’s iconic telling
of the beloved ballet through the
holiday season. To view, you have to
sign up for a Marquee TV account by
setting up a plan or starting a free
Holiday Lights at Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Select dates through Jan. 10, tickets
start at $34.95 for adults, $22.95 for
kids 3-12 and $31.95 for seniors 65+
This annual iconic light show full
of plenty of winter-themed activities
is perfect for some socially distant
family fun. Guests can explore fi ve
animal lantern safaris each showcasing
a different wildlife region, watch
ice-carving demonstrations, enjoy
holiday treats, and so much more.
Tickets must be purchased in advance
on the Bronx Zoo website.
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