Things To Do In New York With Kids This Weekend, Dec 7th — Dec 9th, 2018 - Kid 101

Things To Do In New York With Kids This Weekend, Dec 7th — Dec 9th, 2018

Winter ONEderland

Winter ONEderland is a Magical Journey to the top of One World Observatory until Monday, January 7, 2018 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton Street, New York.

Winter ONEderland is a magical journey to the top of One World Observatory featuring family friendly displays, dazzling drinks and dining experiences, and Santa visits from opening to Christmas Eve. Come and say hi to the big guy! Make your visit more memorable and meet Santa! Throughout this holiday season, join Santa atop One World Observatory as his sleight flies over New York. This is a one of a kind experience for children and adults alike. Marvel at the larger than life snow globe, showcasing New York City’s famous skyline, all while capturing the ultimate selfie moment. As snow swirls around you, the SkyPod elevators reveal the transformation of New York City over 500 years; from unsettled lands to today’s remarkable forest of skyscrapers. Surround yourself with the rhythms of the city. This heart-pumping audiovisual experience sets up your first glimpse of the spectacular skyline. Join us for lunch, dinner, or a drink on the 101st floor! Overlooking the city and rivers below, ONE Mix and ONE Dine is offering festive fare, specialty cocktails, and featured items daily. General Admission is $ 34,  An Upgraded Experience is $ 54 and Best Experience is $ 74.


A Christmas Carol the Musical

Be Bold! Presents: A Christmas Carol the Musical at Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, New York until Sunday, December 30, 2018 on Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm, on Saturday at 3:00 pm and on Sunday at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale about the joy of community triumphing over selfishness, presented in this fresh musical adaptation by Sgouros and Bell. Follow Ebenezer Scrooge on his emotional journey, as he is visited by four forewarning ghosts. Will Scrooge catch the holiday spirit and save himself in the process? Find out by joining in for this special holiday show with a story so warm it will melt the cold heart of even the grumpiest Scrooge! Now in its tenth smash year, featuring updated, British pantomime-inspired scenic design, this holiday event is not to be missed! Tickets: $ 32 – $ 52. Tickets to the Sunday 11:00 am family performance include a FREE pre-show arts workshop.


Breakfast with Santa at Stella 34 Trattoria

Enjoy Breakfast with Santa at Macy’s Stella 34 Trattoria & Bar, 151 W 34th Street 6th Floor, New York until Monday, December 24, 2018 at Various times.

Phone: 212-967-9251

This holiday season, give your family a magical morning in the store that brought you the Miracle on 34th Street. It starts with a festive breakfast feast with exclusive Empire State Building views, complete with take-home treats for children and Prosecco bellinis for adults.  Then, kids will meet Santa Claus and take a keepsake photo with him and his elves – an experience that truly brings Christmas to life for any child! Your Experience Includes a delightful family-style Italian breakfast feast, visit from Santa and his elves, Photograph with Santa Claus, takeaway treats, holiday activities to keep the little ones entertained and a Prosecco Bellini for adults. Tickets are $ 35 and up for children and $ 50 and up for adults (plus tax and gratuity).


Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams will be enticing the audience with their act at The New Victory Theater, 209 West 42nd Street, New York 10036 until Sunday, December 30, 2018 at various times.

This holiday season, wishes do come true! Growing up, real-life brothers Bibi and Bichu wanted one thing: to someday join the circus. Now they’re here to share their dream with you and your family. Everyone will be grinning from ear to ear as agile tumblers ricochet around the stage, elastic contortionists twist into unfathomable shapes and expert jugglers exchange an endless array of objects. Let the infectious joy and effervescent energy of Ethiopia’s astonishing circus artists warm your heart and inspire you to dream big.This is a 1 hour and 50 minutes including one intermission. Tickets start at $ 22.

The Little Dancer Musical

The Little Dancer Musical is a holiday family musical that tells the heart-warming story of the most famous dancer at Theatre 71 at blessed sacrament, 152 west 71st Street, New York 10023 until Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.

The Little Dancer is a holiday family musical that tells the heart-warming story of the most famous dancer in the world. It all begins with Mama Van Goethem taking on extra laundry work so that her daughter Marie can fulfill her lifelong dream to take dance lessons. In no time, the 14 year old is discovered by the strict Mistress de Ballet as Paree’s next great ballerina. Not long after, Marie’s ill grandfather grows sicker, needing an expensive new medicine that her Mama cannot afford. Marie, fearless as always, agrees to model for the mean Edgar Degas. His model’s strength inspires the cranky old artist to create something the likes of which the world has never seen before. But the long hours of modeling force Marie to drop out as the coveted featured dancer in the Opera House’s annual holiday ballet. Heart broken, Marie vows to her friends Charlotte and Louise that her days as a dancer are done. Months later, when an invitation arrives in the mail for her to attend an exhibit at the most important gallery in all of Paris, Marie is in for the surprise of her life. This 55 minute holiday show has it all, a delightful story, singing, dancing, art, all wrapped into one hour of theatrical magic. Kids, parents and grandparents will leave the theatre humming catchy, toe tapping tunes and filled with the spirit of season. Wear your ballet attire to the show and you’ll get to come up on stage for a photo!Tickets range from $ 49.50 – $ 59.50.


Story Time: The Nutcracker with Sylvan Winds and Scottie Davis

Join the Story Time: The Nutcracker with Sylvan Winds and Scottie Davis on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, 898 St. Nicholas Avenue, 155th Street, New York 10032.

Phone: 212.335.0004 


Join in for the classical holiday story, The Nutcracker, performed by the Sylvan Winds Quintet.  Featuring Scottie Davis as narrator, The Nutcracker will bring E.T.A. Hoffman’s original tale to life through the majestic tunes of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker ballet score. This strikingly beautiful musical show will be followed by inspiring art-making activities for the entire family. Sylvan Winds is a chamber music ensemble based in New York. This most talented quintet was also chosen to perform at the NY Governor’s Arts Awards and has performed at world-renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival and the Caramoor International Music Festival among many others Story Time: Tales on Sugar Hill is a series of curated programs that aim to provide children with a meaningful, interactive and fun art experience. Free with admission, admission is $ 7 for adult, $ 4 for Seniors (65+), Youth ages 9 to 17, Students (with ID) and free for children ages 0 to 8.


Sunday Fundays will be offering unlimited fun for kids of all age at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, 898 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York 10032 on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Phone: 212.335.0004 


Hello, Hello, Hello! Sing, dance and play with the magical musical stories performed by the fabulous Flor Bromley! Book worms can enjoy the weekly Story Hour program. The intimate storytelling presentation features a solo performer with roots in the community delighting our ‘little audience’ with a participatory and lively program. Performers have included Laura Bowman, Flor Bromley, Daniel Carlton, Alison Cox, Kelley Kelley, and Carletta Joy Walker Free with museum admission, admission will cost $ 4 for youth 9 to 14, Seniors (65+) and Students (with ID), $ 7 for adults and free for children ages 0 to 8.

Skating at Bryant Park with American Girl

Go Skating at Bryant Park with American Girl on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 3:45 pm to  8:00 pm at American Girl Store, 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York 10019.

Go Skating at Bryant Park with American Girl! Spend a fun day with your favorite girl! Your experience begins with a 90 minute skating session at Bryant Park, where during their Winter Festival Event. Then your girls will bus back to American Girl Place for a delicious dinner in the  cafe. Your girl will also go home with a special goody bag. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event. Tickets are $ 63 per person. Reservations is required, the event is suitable for girls ages 8 and up.

Angelina Ballerina Holiday

Angelina Ballerina Holiday is a great holiday treat for the whole family at McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York 10024 until Sunday, January 6, 2018 at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm.   

Hailed as “a great holiday treat for your family to enjoy” in its premiere production, Vital Theatre Company and HIT Entertainment welcome back the festive hit Angelina Ballerina The Very Merry Holiday Musical! Angelina and her friends are planning an absolutely positively spectacular holiday dance pageant; the best in all of Mouseland! When a mix-up prevents the pageant from going on, Angelina and her friends must use their creativity to save the show. By working together, Angelina, Alice, Gracie, AZ, Marco, and Angelina’s little sister, Polly, discover the true spirit of the holidays. It’s not about things you receive, but the holiday cheer you share. With dancing, singing and festivities, this heart-warming musical is perfect for everyone’s holiday season! Tickets starts from $ 30


Get to know Joel and Wilkie at The Duke on 42nd Street, 229 W 42nd Street, New York 10036 from Friday December 7, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018 at various times.

“If you want Santa to come, you have to go to sleep…” But Joel and Wilkie are way too excited for snoozing! Rambunctious pillow fights, robot dance battles and silly sibling shenanigans do nothing to tucker out the two bouncy brothers in this playfully imaginative, award-winning, dance theater production. So kids brush your teeth, grab your teddy bear and join in the giddy bedtime fun!This event is suitable for kids of the age 2-5. The admission costs only $ 20.

Glow-in-the-Dark Chanukah Dinner

Glow-in-the-Dark Chanukah Dinner is hosted by the 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, New York 10128 and will be taking place on Friday, December 7 , 2018 at 6:00 pm.

Phone: 212-415-5500

Bring a flashlight and join the 92nd Street Y for an extravaganza of music, glow sticks, latkes and light. Rejoice in life’s miracles as we light the menorah, sing and experience a magical evening as a community. Sing and experience a magical evening while enjoying a catered dinner. This event is open to all- experience a family-friendly Chanukah celebration in a welcoming community setting. This program is part of the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life. This event is apt for kids of the age 0-7.Tickets start from $ 36.

Ailey 60

Join in for a joyful time and revel in all that’s yet to come at the New York City Center, 131 West 55th Street, New York 10019 from Friday December 7, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

Join in for a joyful time and revel in all that’s yet to come at the New York City Center. An occasion this momentous comes only once so don’t miss it. Coinciding with City Center’s 75th Anniversary Season, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates 60 years of groundbreaking artistry with its biggest season ever, centered on premieres by some of the most popular choreographers in Ailey’s history. Rennie Harris has created the company’s first-ever two-act work, inspired by the life and legacy of the late Alvin Ailey. Ronald K. Brown brings his rousing mix of modern and African dance to his latest work, The Call.  British powerhouse Wayne McGregor thrills audiences once again with the company premiere of his acclaimed contemporary ballet Kairos. And rising choreographer Jessica Lang enters the repertory for the first time with her luminous new EN.  The season also includes a long-awaited new production of Artistic Director Robert Battle’s electrifying Juba, his first work for the Company. Kids of all ages are welcome here. The price ranges from $ 29 and up.

The Yorkville Nutcracker

Party along with your kids at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, New York 10021 from Friday December 7, 2018– Sunday, December 9, 2018 at various times.

Enjoy a magical tour of 1895 New York City with Dances Patrelle’s holiday classic, The Yorkville Nutcracker! Your journey begins with a Christmas Eve party at Gracie Mansion attended by dignitaries from around the world – including the new police commissioner, Theodore Roosevelt. Thrill as you behold a battle with life-sized mice! Then go for a bracing midnight skate on the ponds of Cental Park. Finally, take a sleigh-ride to the Grand Conservatory of the Bronx Botanical Gardens in time for a beautiful sunrise buffet of sweets, hosted by the Sugar-Plum Fairy. New York City Ballet’s Abi Stafford and Ask la Cour lead the Dances Patrelle cast in this magical and whirlwind seasonal confection, with rich delights for ballet lovers of every age.  This includes lavish sets and costumes and takes the audience on a tour through Old New York’s most beloved landmarks. The Yorkville Nutcracker is appropriate for kids of all ages. The price costs $ 65.

Holiday Cookie Decorating

Get to delight your kids by decorating yummy cookies at the American Girl Store, 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York 10019 on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Get to delight your kids by decorating yummy cookies at the American Girl Store. Your tiny tots can celebrate the season with a sweet treat! Your girl can get creative by decorating three holiday cookies with festive frosting and sprinkles. Enjoy the cookies while shopping or take them home in a “to go” box that she can embellish with stickers. The price is $10 per girl, and must be paid on the day of the event prior to participating. Cookie decorating takes place during the time listed, while supplies last. This event is designed for girls ages 5 and up.

HSA Presents “A Harlemettes Holiday”

“A Harlemettes Holiday” is a holiday treat like none other at the Harlem School of the Arts, 645 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York 10030 from  Friday December 7, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018 at various times.

Harlem School of the Arts presents A Harlemettes Holiday especially for your kids!  When members of a Times Square tour group curiously wander off on their own, they take the A train to Harlem discovering a world that moves to the rhythm of jazz, blues and hip-hop! Join their enchanted journey to find the happiest of holidays! Written and directed by Aubrey Lynch II, A Harlemettes Holiday is narrated by the dazzling Harlemettes featuring The Dorothy Maynor Singers, HSA All-Stars, HSA Dance Ensemble, HSA Theatre Alliance, HSA Musical Theatre students, and special guests with artwork created by HSA Art and Design students.  The admission costs $ 20 in advance, $ 25 at door, $ 15 for students and seniors. The group tickets cost $ 15 for groups of 10 or more.

Family Makers Day: A Celebration of Irish Traditional Crafts

Wonder what little hands can do step in at the Irish Arts Center, 553 W. 51st Street, New York  10019 on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 1pm

Wonder what little hands can do step in at the Irish Arts Center. This is where you and your kids can explore a variety of Irish craft work and talent with a special screening of RTÉjr’s hit show Makers, featuring willow-weaver Beth Moran, ceramicist Gráinne Watts, and wood-turner Glenn Lucas. Kids can showcase their own creativity by making traditional crafts with teaching artists from Textile Arts Center to give as holiday gifts or enjoy for them. Appropriate for children ages 4 and up. The fee costs $ 15 in general, $ 12 for members and free for Junior Joyce and Family Circle Members.

Seven in One Blow or The Brave Little Kid

Seven in One Blow or The Brave Little Kid will take place at the Axis Theatre Company, 1 Sheridan Square, New York 10014 on Friday, December 7, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018 at various times.

Phone: 212 807 9300

Repeatedly for the seventeenth time in a row, the Axis Company is here again with its winter show to delight the children. Seven In One Blow, or The Brave Little Kid, is inspired from the classic fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm; this interactive play with melodious music is conceived by Axis Company and directed by Randy Sharp. The little ones in the audience will be motivated to take part in many of the Kid’s challenges with singing and organized “shout outs.” This event is appropriate for kids of the age 4 and up. [The entry fee costs $ 15 for adults, $ 10 for students or seniors; $ 5 for kid’s veterans, and free for active service members and their families.

The Rainbow Fish by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

The Rainbow Fish by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia is an engaging puppet show that will take aback the audience will be presented at the Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354 on Saturday, December 8, 2018, workshop at 1:00 pm and puppet show at 2:15 pm.

Phone: (718) 463-7700 x 222

The Rainbow Fish by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia is an engaging puppet show that will take aback the audience will be presented at the Flushing Town Hall. This week Puppet artist Jean Marie Keevins brings her years of puppetry experience to this family-friendly shadow puppetry workshop. Work as a family together to build your shadow puppets and write and perform a short story together. Visitors of all ages welcome here. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. All participants will leave with their very own puppets and the skills to make more at home!  The admission costs $ 8 for adults and $ 5 for children and free for Members and Teens.

Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel!

Hey kids get messy with clay and have endless fun at The Tisch Building, 212 West 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024 on Saturday, December 8, 2018 and on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 11:00 am and at 12:00 pm.

Hey kids get messy with clay and have endless fun at The Tisch Building. Step in here and kids can make them out of clay! Learn about Hanukkah and its traditions as kids design their own spinning top called a “dreidel” while learning the history and rules of the game. This event is recommended for kids of the ages 6 and older. It’s ideal that you sign-up due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Do sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.  The fee is included along with admission.

Nengajo Holiday Cards

Delve into seasonal fun of the Japanese at the Japan Society, 333 E 47th street, New York 10017 on Sunday, December 2018 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Delve into seasonal fun of the Japanese at the Japan Society. Get your kids to explore Japan’s seasonal customs and culture through storytelling, creative play, songs and art making. This event is geared towards preschool-aged children and their caregivers enjoy intimate, tactile and interactive classes based on a different theme each month.  Enjoy a pre-school friendly exploration of woodblock prints and print your own cards for the holidays! Similar to the Western custom of sending holiday cards, in Japan there is a tradition of sending New Year’s cards, called nengajo. Recommended for children ages 3-5 and accompanying adults. Tickets are $ 15 for non-member and $ 8 for members; free for children ages 2 or under and for Cool Culture Members.

Mozart for Munchkins – Jazz for Juniors! TriBeCa

Bring your little music lovers to the Mozart for Munchkins that’s held at the New York New Church, 114 E 35th Street, New York 10016 on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Phone:: 1 (609) 472-1785 


The amazing Jazz for Juniors is BACK with a bang! Matthew Rybicki and his swinging band will have your little ones jumpin’ and jivin’! MfM creates a relaxed, fun atmosphere in which families can experience and enjoy music! Children of all ages are welcome to roll, crawl, squeal, and dance to their hearts’ content, while parents, grandparents, and caregivers can sit back and unwind. Mozart for Munchkins features outstanding works performed by exceptional musicians and offers an unforgettable experience for the whole family![ Each interactive performance is followed by an “instrument petting zoo” where everyone is welcome to try the instruments and meet the performers! Photographs will be taken during the performance. Tickets are $ 30 for adults, Subscription Bundle – 5 Tix costs $ 135 and free for kids under 12.

Holiday Nostalgia Rides

Ride happily at the NYC Bus, M42 Route, New York on Sunday, December  9, 2018 the train runs on the F line at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 4:00 pm and on the Q line at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, and 5:00 pm.

Ride all the way back in time with your family on the vintage fleet of subway cars and buses. The tradition of placing the vintage R1-9 will be in regular service between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. The train cars and a selection of the vintage buses from decades past in regular service will continue once again.  This is the best opportunity for your kids to experience the heritage of the transport system and travel through time all just at the cost of a MetroCard swipe. The special eight-car subway train of R1-9 cars from the 1930s is well arranged with rattan seats, ceiling fans, incandescent bulb lighting, drop-sash style windows, vintage roll signs, and original advertisements. Kids of all ages can enjoy this fun ride at the cost of one Metrocard Dip.

Family Art Project: Put Wave Hill in the Palm of Your Hand

Fun filed project to keep kids engaged at holidays will be held at Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue Ecology Building, Bronx, New York on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 10:00 am to1:00 pm.

Fun filed project to keep kids engaged at holidays will be held at Wave Hill. Working with the hamsa, the multicultural symbol of an open hand that represents good luck and protection, explore the spiritual side of the holiday season. Your little ones can trace their hand make a palm-shaped amulet. Then they can decorate their hamsa with winter scenes from Wave Hill using natural materials found on the grounds. This event is suitable for children of ages 4 and up. The fee is included with admission to the grounds.

Winter Jam-Brr-eee 2018

Get off the ground for some family fun at the Families First, 250 Baltic Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.

Get off the ground for some family fun at the Families First. Come to the annual Winter Jam-Brr-ee and enjoy music with your toddler that is presented by Suzi Shelton. Moreover you can check out arts and crafts, face painting, bouncy house and more. Photographer Erin Silber will be there to take holiday portraits for $ 25 this includes 1 high resolution file. And Santa will be there too to entertain kids!This event is suitable for toddlers from 8 months to kids of the age 6 years. Price costs $ 30 per family for members of Families First and $ 40 per family for non-members.

Holiday Train Show at Grand Central

The 17th Annual Holiday Train Show will be taking place at the Grand Central Gallery Annex, 87 East 42 Street, New York 10001 until February 3, 2019 at various times.

Phone: (212) 878-0106

Holiday Train Show is a delight for kids and railroad enthusiasts! On November 15, 2018 the New York Transit Museum will continue to celebrate the beloved tradition with the opening of its 17th Annual Holiday Train Show at the Museum’s Grand Central Gallery. Dazzling both children and adults alike, the Transit Museum’s display will feature Lionel trains traveling along a 34’ long, two-level, “O” gauge model train layout There’s no better replacement to celebrate the holidays these model trains will be loved by your kids as they buzz and circle around the base of a magnificently lit tree. Heading off from a miniature replica of Grand Central Terminal on their way to the North Pole, this year’s exhibition will display their Lionel Metro-North, Polar Express, and vintage subway train sets against a cityscape backdrop designed by Brooklyn-based artist Josh Cochran. Kids of all ages are welcome, the entry is free.

The Origami Holiday Tree

The Origami Holiday Tree will be on display until Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 9:00 am at American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York 10024.

Phone: 212-769-5100

Visit the American Museum of Natural History this holiday season to see one of New York’s most beloved displays, the Origami Holiday Tree, an annual tradition for more than 40 years. This year’s theme is “Oceans of Origami,” with models inspired by the special exhibition Unseen Oceans. Produced in partnership with OrigamiUSA, the tree is delightfully decorated with more than 800 hand-folded paper models created by local, national, and international origami artists. Feeling crafty? Volunteers from OrigamiUSA will be on hand at the Museum to teach paper folding to visitors of all ages. Learn more about the making of the Origami Holiday Tree. The Origami Holiday Tree is free with museum admission, admission is $ 23 for adult, $ 13 for children 2-12, $ 18 for senior and Students

Holiday Train Show in the NYBG

Holiday Train Show is back to marvel little train lovers at The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York 10458-5126 until Monday, January 21, 2019 at 10:00


New York City’s Favorite Holiday Tradition is Back! Enchanting model trains zip through a display of more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials, all under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Marvel at G-scale locomotives humming past familiar sights such as the Brooklyn Bridge and Rockefeller Center on nearly a half-mile of track. This year’s exhibition showcases Lower Manhattan, the birthplace of New York City, featuring the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and iconic skyscrapers sharing the spotlight among old and new favorites. Making their debut this year are One World Trade Center and the historic Battery Maritime Building along with two vintage ferry boats.  Your kids will be amazed to see there miniature models of building and all the iconic sight. Kids of all age are welcome. The tickets cost $ 30 for adults, $ 28 for seniors 65+, $ 28 for students with ID, $ 18 for children of the age 2–12, free for children under 2 and members.

Trolls the Experience

Get colorful like trolls and experience a troll lifestyle at 218 West 57th Street, New York until Sunday, January 6, 2018 at 10:00 am.

Phone:- 1-800-844-3545

Hey kids do you wish to go on the coolest most colorful Troll-tastic adventure. You can become an honorary Troll in the Hair We Go Experience. Journey through the Critter Creek, find your gem inside the Caterbus, and mash-up your favorite Dreamworks Trolls music. You’ll sing, dance, and hug your way to Poppy’s Best Day Ever! Bash. And don’t miss the After Party where you’ll start your very own scrapbook. “Hair We Go” Experience! Add-on Package Includes: Deluxe makeup design – a “full-face” makeup application by a professional makeup artist. Personalized Keepsake Scrapbook-Loads of DreamWorks Trolls scrapbooking stickers, printed and also with glitter. Little trolls of the age 3-8 can take part here. Price costs $ 25 per person; extra for premium experiences

Santa HQ

Meet the cheerful Santa and pose for pictures with him at the Queens Center Mall, 9015 Queens Boulevard, Queens, New York 11373 until Monday, December 24, 2018 at 11:00 am.

Meet the cheerful Santa and pose for pictures with him at the Queens Center Mall. Come along with your kids and visit Santa for photos and a free gift!  Santa will be available for photos and visits at his Headquarters presented by HGTV, located on Level 2, Center Court, near Starbucks. This year, Santa HQ’s new Elf Academy welcomes your children to come and stand in front of the Magic Mirror to be transformed into Santa’s Elf with a little help from augmented reality, plus they can create their very own customized Elf-ID card using the new Elf-ID app and a selfie! And don’t forget to try Elf-Ray Vision and the Naughty or Nice Meter too. This event is ideal for kids of all ages. The price is free to experience; photo packages start at $ 39.99

NYC Winter Lantern Festival

NYC Winter Lantern Festival will be hosted at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, New York 10301 until Sunday, January 6, 2018 at 5:00 pm.


Seven acres of Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden are lit up by 40 LED installations that stretch up to 30 feet tall. The exciting installations are in the form of gigantic Light Tunnel, Wonderland, Sea World, Animal Kingdom, Chinese Lights, Panda Paradise, Holiday Zone. The LED lanterns are accompanied by live performances of traditional Chinese dances and art, Face Changing, Martial Arts Show, Water Sleeve Dance, Lion Dance, Sugar Paint, Fun Zone and a variety of holiday vendors, to create a never forgettable experience for kids of all ages. The fee is $ 15 for children, $ 23 for adults, $ 15 for seniors and $ 15 for military.

Gingerbread Lane 2018

Be bowled over at homemade gingerbread houses in the New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona, New York 11368 until Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 10:00 am.

Phone: 718-699-0005

You and your kids can be in awe looking at homemade gingerbread houses that is made completely out of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy. The houses are so aromatic and is well drafted, designed, baked, planned, built and adorned by chef Jon Lovitch over the course of an entire year. GingerBread Lane owns a huge pride as it has won the Guinness World Record for 2013 through 2016 for the largest gingerbread village.  Lovitch’s creation will again compete for this year’s Guinness World Record. Kids of all ages are welcome.The tickets cost $ 16 for adults, $ 13 for children, students and seniors. Free with NYSCI admission, admission will cost $ 15 for adults (ages 18 and older), $ 12 for Children (ages 2 – 17), $ 12 for students and seniors.

Breakfast with Santa at Rockfeller Center

Enjoy a delicious Breakfast with Santa at The Rink at Rockefeller Centre, 5th Ave between 49th and 50th Streets, New York 10020 until Sunday, December 24, 2018 at 8:15 am.

Phone: (212) 332-7654

Treat your family with a yummy Breakfast with Santa at The Sea Grill– Rockefeller Centre, with the mesmerizing Christmas tree and the ice rink that is so charming by the magical twinkle of holiday lights. At the Sea Grill you can enjoy a good view of the ice skating rink during breakfast, Family-style breakfast will compromise Brioche French Toast, Scrambled Eggs, Apple wood-Smoked Bacon and Sausage and so much more. Kids can meet Santa and his elves and pose for photos with them, they provide holiday gifts for children, lip-smacking chocolate fountains with assorted fruits and delicacies for dipping, adults can enjoy at Bloody Marys and Mimosas and much more.  Rock Center Cafe is a great choice for young children, boasting a Throne Room for that perfectly-posed shot on Santa’s lap, plus a Candy Bar Experience where little ones can assemble souvenir bags filled with candy treats to take home. The event is suitable for kids of all ages. The Sea Grill costs $110-$150 for adults and $70-$95 for children. Rock Center Café costs $ 65-$ 125 for adults; $ 45-$ 85 for children.

Santa at Brookfield Place

Welcome Christmas at the Brookfield Place Winter Garden, 220 Vesey Street, New York until Sunday, December 23, 2018 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Phone: 212.978.1673

Welcome Christmas at the Brookfield Place Winter Garden, step in to meet the loving Santa and his elves while you celebrate the holiday season at Brookfield with your kids. This weekend drop in to create lasting memories for this year with your kids and the jolly man in red! Santa’s winter wonderland highlights a unique children’s coloring area where they can explore their talent and it’s also, where you can the magic of the holidays while shopping and dining at Brookfield Place. Kids of all ages can step in to have fun, the entry is free, photos cost $ 29 and above.

George Balanchine’s the Nutcracker

George Balanchine’s the Nutcracker will be held at the David Koch Theater at Lincoln Theater, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York 10023 until Sunday, December 24, 2018 at various times.

During the holiday period, the entire Company is immersed in activities surrounding George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker is one of the most complex theatrical, staged ballets in the Company’s active repertory. The popularity of the ballet is immense and it provides an unforgettable spark to everyone’s holiday season. All 90 dancers, 62 musicians, 40 stagehands and more than 125 children, in two alternating casts, from the School of American Ballet join forces to make each performance as magical as possible. Children of all ages are captivated by the lure of Tschaikovsky’s music. Highlights include a one-ton Christmas tree that grows from 12 to 40 feet, an onstage snowstorm, and hundreds of elaborate costumes, including one for Mother Ginger that measures nine feet wide and weighs 85 pounds! captivated by the Tschaikovsky’s music, Balanchine’s choreography, costumes, magical sets. Audiences will be captivated by the elaborate stage elements and intricate lighting unleash the viewers’ imagination by providing visual effects that are extraordinarily grand. Kids of all ages will have an amazing time here. Show cost ranges from $ 50 and up.

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