Christmas cheer doesn’t have to end on the 25th. Extend the magic of the holidays with these still-festive events that you were most likely too busy shopping to see until now.
If you’re on the other side of the fence and have exhausted your holiday cheer, then check out our Holidaze collection of un-seasonal events that will help ease you out of 2012 to the New Year.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012, 7:30 pm
Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher’s production of "The Barber of Seville" is a rollicking comedy classic the entire family can enjoy. This holiday entertainment is razor-sharp, stylishly-sung (in English) and ...
Wed, Nov 07, 2012 - Sun, Dec 30, 2012
Though it closed December 30, 2012, "A Christmas Story, The Musical" is nominated for three 2013 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book and Best Original Score Written for the ...
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 - Sun, Dec 30, 2012
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive) weaves a rich tapestry of a beleaguered and divided nation, war-weary and desperate for goodwill, on a blustery Christmas Eve ...
Thu, Dec 20, 2012, 11:30 pm
"Nutcracker: Rated R" cracks open the heart of the classic children’s ballet to uncover drugs, sex, family secrets and all the other delights that make the holidays so special.
Sun, Dec 09, 2012, 6:30 pm
Glorious music in a perfect setting. The choir performs "O Magnum Mysterium: O Great Mystery"; settings of the "O Magnum Mysterium" text by T. L. da Victoria, Morton Lauridsen, and ...
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 - Sun, Jan 06, 2013
The museum continues a longstanding holiday tradition with the presentation of its Christmas tree, a favorite of New Yorkers and visitors from around the world. A vivid 18th-century Neapolitan Nativity ...
Wed, Dec 26, 2012, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meet at Eldridge Street for hot cider and then eat your way through Lower East Side history on this delicious neighborhood walking tour.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 - Sun, Dec 30, 2012
Starring jaunty jugglers, astounding acrobats, teasing trapeze artists and sassy ringleaders who manage the whole irreverent mob, this all new, saucy show delivers downright Down Under fun.
Sat, Dec 15, 2012 - Sun, Mar 31, 2013
New York printmakers Currier & Ives’ iconic winter scenes of skaters in Central Park, along with bucolic scenes of snow-covered small-town life, became the standard imagery for the American holiday ...
Fri, Nov 09, 2012 - Sun, Jan 06, 2013
"Elf" is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. Buddy is raised unaware that ...
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 - Sun, Feb 10, 2013
In a brand new layout built by Lionel, model Metro-North and New York Central trains depart from a miniature Grand Central on their way North on a 34-foot long, two-level ...
Fri, Nov 23, 2012 - Sun, Jan 06, 2013
This holiday season, the New-York Historical Society will exhibit selections from the Jerni Collection, the largest and most comprehensive collection of magnificent quality European and American toys and trains ever ...
Sat, Nov 19, 2011 - Mon, Jan 16, 2012
From November 19-January 16, the holiday model trains zip over bridges and past replicas of New York landmarks made of plant parts such as nuts, bark, and leaves. Show favorites ...
Mon, Oct 22, 2012 - Sun, Mar 03, 2013
The ice skating season is even longer this season at Bryant Park, where the free rink Citi Pond forms the park's centerpiece. The rink is a generous size—170 x 100 ...
Fri, Dec 28, 2012, 7:00 pm
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition "WWII & NYC," New-York Historical Society’s inaugural film series will show a broad scope of life during and after the most widespread and destructive ...
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 - Sun, Jan 13, 2013
Every holiday season, the Morgan displays Charles Dickens's original manuscript of "A Christmas Carol" in Pierpont Morgan's historic library.
Sat, Dec 29, 2012, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the museum’s 34th annual Kwanzaa celebration to experience the rich traditions of Kwanzaa and honor the holiday’s seven guiding principles.
Fri, Dec 28, 2012, 7:30 pm
The Apollo celebrates Kwanzaa with the renowned and energetic New York-based dance company, Abdel Salam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theatre.
Die-hard fans and first-timers can take their pick of Nutcrackers this season—or choose to chew them all up. The holiday ballet can be seen in trademarked virtuosic style at Lincoln ...
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Mon, Nov 19, 2012 - Sun, Jan 06, 2013
The theme of this year’s 13-foot tree is Museum Collections, with ornaments inspired items by permanent halls, current exhibitions, and Museum collections.
Fri, Nov 09, 2012 - Sun, Dec 30, 2012
The famous Rockettes kick off the holiday season in this 85th anniversary show. It features live music, dances, and a brand new showcase featuring the Rockettes' most extraordinary costumes through ...
The world-famous Ice Rink at Rockefeller Center has become a quintessential New York City winter experience for generations. New Yorkers and visitors alike skate under the watchful eye of the ...
Wed, Dec 26, 2012 - Sun, Jan 06, 2013
Early music for the season of Christmastide.