New York City Events December 2012

NYC Insider Guide Top Picks

There is nothing on the planet like New York City at holiday time. New York City Events December 2012 are magical – the trees, lights everywhere, store window displays, holiday lights tours, ice skating, shopping, white snow, the smell of roasted chestnuts (which, by the way, smell far better than they taste). The City is breathtaking at this time of year.


Holiday Show Discount Tickets

Rockettes, Elf, Grinch, Sesame Street, Yo Gabba Gabba! Half Off Tickets!

Rockettes Radio City
Radio City Rockettes Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical
How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Elf Holiday Musical
Elf Holiday Musical with Wayne Knight

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New York City Holiday Lights Tours

New York City Holiday Lights Tours

November 22 – December 30, 2012
6:30 pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

NYC Insider Review: New York City Holiday Lights Tour

New York City during Holiday season is a don’t miss! Get in the festive spirit by taking an evening Holiday Lights Tour of Manhattan’s glittering holiday-season lights including: Central Park’s Holiday Markets, The tree at Lincoln Center, The World’s Largest Snowflake, all the store displays on Madison, Park and Fifth Avenues and lots more!

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Christmas in New York City

Christmas in New York City

Christmas in New York City is magical. The Rockefeller Tree, glamorous store window displays and holiday lights everywhere you look bring the most amazing city and landmarks in the world to a whole new level. You want to make sure to have the best dinner, know which attractions are open and closed and so much more.

Read the full NYC Insider Guide to Christmas in New York City to get the inside scoop and plan your Christmas holiday.

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New Year’s Eve in New York City

New Year's Eve Times Square VIP Party at Applebees

You have so many options for New Year’s Eve in NYC.

– Public view of ball drop in Times Square
– Private indoor parties around Times Square with view of ball drop
– Special dinners at thousands of restaurants
– New Years Eve with the New York Philharmonic

Check out the New Year’s Eve party guide.

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New York Giants Football Schedule and Tickets

Come see the NEW YORK GIANTS – 2012 XLVI SUPERBOWL CHAMPIONS and FOUR TIME SUPERBOWL WINNERS in action. Check out the New Giants MetLife Stadium, home of the 2014 Superbowl, and take the super-easy train to the game! See our star quarterback, Eli Manning, wide receiver, Hakeem Nicks along with our salsa-dancing Victor Cruz. Although they have the NFL’s toughest schedule, the Giants are serious AFC contenders and a thrill to watch! Tickets start at just $40 per game! More Info: New York Giants Tickets, Schedule and Directions.

NY Giants Schedule – Home Games 2012

New York Giants Tickets

Wednesday, 9/5 8:30 pm, NBC, vs. Dallas
Sunday 9/16 1:00 pm, FOX, vs. Tampa Bay
Sunday 10/7, 1:00 pm, CBS, vs. Cleveland
Sunday 10/21, 1:00 pm, FOX, vs. Washington
Sunday, 11/4, 4:15 pm, CBC, Pittsburgh
Sunday 11/25, 8:20 pm, NBC, vs. Green Bay
Sunday 12/9, 4:15pm, FOX, vs. New Orleans
Sunday 12/30, 1:00pm, FOX vs. Philadelphia

New York Giants Tickets

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New York City Helicopter Tours

NYC Helicopter Tours

The cold weather is a great time to take to the Manhattan skies for an exciting New York City Helicopter Tour! On top of our always-gorgeous skyline, you’re bound to see amazing holiday lights up close this time of year! Enjoy spectacular aerial views of the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, Ground Zero Memorial, World Trade Center and Ellis Island downtown.

I LOVED my tour…check out some of my photos and review at New York City Helicopter Tour.

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New York Jets Football Schedule and Tickets

Get your New York Jets Tickets to see our star Quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow live in action at the New MetLife Stadium, shared with the NY Giants and home of the 2014 Super Bowl.
New York Jets tickets are a bit more available than Giants tickets, and you can even get some at a discount with no fees! NYC’s American football team is sure to provide some great football action this season, and the defense with Darrelle Revis and Bart Scott is as good as there is in the NFL.

NY Jets Schedule – Home Games 2012

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Saturday, 8/9 7:00 pm, vs. NY Giants (Pre-Season)
Sun, 8/26 8:00 pm, NBC, vs. Carolina (Pre-Season)
Sunday, 9/9 1:00 pm, NBC, vs. Buffalo
Sunday, 9/30 1:00 pm, FOX, vs. San Francisco
Monday, 10/8 8:30 pm, ESPN, vs. Houston
Sunday, 10/14 1:00 pm, CBS, vs. Indianapolis
Sunday, 10/21 4:15 pm, CBS, at New England
Sunday, 10/28 1:00 pm, CBS, vs. Miami
Sunday 11/4 – BYE
Thursday, 11/22 8:20 pm, NBC vs. New England
Sunday, 12/2 1:00 pm, FOX, vs. Arizona
Sunday, 12/23 8:20 pm, NBC, vs. San Diego

New York Jets Tickets

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New York Knicks Basketball Tickets and Schedule

The NY Knicks are better than they’ve been in a long time, thanks to our stars Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony. Tickets start at just $13, with lots of discount options, and their games are the easiest sporting event in NYC to attend. Madison Square Garden, the World’s Most Famous Arena, is right in Penn Station, accessible by almost any subway and just two blocks from the Empire State Building. Go NYC style with cheap seats, fast paced sports action, hot dogs and beer and check out the New York Knicks Tickets, Schedule and Directions today!

NY Knicks Schedule – Home Games December 2012

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Sun, Dec 02, 12:00pm, vs. Phoenix
Sun, Dec 09, 7:30pm, vs. Denver
Thu, Dec 13, 8:00pm, vs. L.A. Lakers
Sat, Dec 15, 7:30pm, vs. Cleveland
Mon, Dec 17, 7:30pm, vs. Houston
Wed, Dec 19, 7:00pm, vs. Brooklyn
Fri, Dec 21, 7:30pm, vs. Chicago
Sun, Dec 23, 5:00pm, vs. Minnesota

New York Knicks Tickets at MSG

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Brooklyn Nets Basketball Tickets and Schedule

A huge New York City welcome to our newest professional sports team, the Brooklyn Nets, representing the first major league sports team back in Brooklyn in over 50 years! The Nets and Barclays Center are amazing: with the second highest paid starting five in the NBA, classic Brooklyn foods like Nathan’s hot dogs and Juniors’ cheesecake, and Jay-Z as a part owner! With 2,000 seats at Barclay’s Center costing $25 or less, professional basketball is now available to everyone! Brooklyn Nets Tickets, Schedule and Directions

Brooklyn Nets Schedule – Home Games November 2012

Brooklyn Nets Basketball Tickets

Tue, Dec 4, 7:30pm vs Oklahoma City
Fri, Dec 7, 7:30pm vs Golden State
Sun, Dec 9, 6:00pm vs Milwaukee
Tue, Dec 11, 7:00pm vs New York
Fri, Dec 14, 7:30pm vs Detroit
Tue, Dec 18, 7:30pm vs Utah
Wed, Dec 19, 7:00pm @ New York (@ MSG vs Knicks)
Sun, Dec 23, 3:00pm vs Philadelphia
Tue, Dec 25, 12:00pm vs Boston
Fri, Dec 28, 7:30pm vs Charlotte
Sat, Dec 29, 7:30pm vs Cleveland

Brooklyn Nets Tickets at Barclays Center

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December New York City Concerts and Shows

NYC Concert Tickets

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The Rolling Stones
December 8, Barclays Center
December 13 and 15, 2012, Prudential Center (NJ)

One Direction
Monday, December 3, 2012, MSG

Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift & One Direction
Friday, December 7, 2012, MSG

Jason Mraz
Tuesday, December 11, 2012, MSG

Dave Matthews Band
December 21, 2012, Barclays Center

ColdPlay
December 30, 2012, Barclays Center

ColdPlay and JAY Z
December 31, 2012, Barclays Center

Radio City Rockettes
(tickets on sale in April)

More December Shows: Phish, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Disney On Ice: Rockin’ Ever After, Andrea Bocelli

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Christmas Holiday Walking Tour in NYC

Christmas Holiday Walking Tour in NYC

November 23 – December 30, 2012 – Thursday through Sunday at 5:30pm.

75 Minutes, Tickets from $20.

On this tour, you’ll learn all about the history of Christmas in NYC, our famous lighted trees and Christmas music written in New York. See Holiday displays and store windows, holiday markets, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Saks Fifth Avenue, Cartier’s and, of course, the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. Tickets from $20.

More Info: Christmas Holiday Walking Tour in NYC

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Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

December 13 – December 30, 2012

The Theater at MSG

Discover the joy of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. Grab your tickets up to half off!

More Info: http://www.theateratmsg.com/grinch

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New York CityPass Winter Special

New York CityPass Winter Special

New York CityPass Winter Special

While the New York CityPASS is normally good for Nine (9) days, customers who start using their booklet on or after December 15, 2012 will have until February 28, 2013 to enjoy each ticket in the booklet once.

Whether you are a local hosting friends or family over the holidays — or looking for ways to entertain the kids over winter break, the winter special allows you to take your time and explore NYC over a number of weekends. For travel starting February 21, 2013 (?) or later, the normal 9-day validity period will apply.

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting 2012

80th Annual Tree Lighting
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Ceremony, 7-9 pm

The tree arrives in November, Black Friday and Thanksgiving just passed, the department stores just opened their famous window holiday displays…the week after Thanksgiving represents the true start of Holiday Season in NYC for many New Yorkers. Check the full NYC Insider Guide to the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

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Ice Skating in New York City

Ice Skating New York City | Rockefeller Center

For tourists and locals alike, ice skating at Central Park, Rockefeller Center and Bryant Park is a classic New York winter experience.

We also have several other Ice Skating Rinks around the city and into the boroughs.

Here are the details for Ice Skating in New York City, including rates and dates plus NYC Insider Tips for discounts and coupons.

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New York Rangers Schedule – December 2012

New York Rangers Tickets

Sun, Dec-02, 7:00pm vs. N.Y. Islanders

Wed, Dec-05, 7:30pm @ Washington
Thu, Dec-06, 7:00pm vs. Colorado
Sat, Dec-08, 12:00pm vs. St. Louis
Mon, Dec-10, 7:00pm vs. Tampa Bay
Wed, Dec-12, 7:00pm vs. Montreal
Thu, Dec-13, 7:30pm @ Ottawa
Sun, Dec-16, 7:00pm vs. Anaheim
Thu, Dec-20, 7:00pm vs. Florida
Sat, Dec-22, 7:00pm vs. New Jersey
Sat, Dec-29, 7:00pm @ Tampa Bay
Mon, Dec-31, 6:00pm @ Florida

NY Rangers Tickets at Madison Square Garden

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Guggenheim FREE Holiday Concert

Guggenheim FREE Holiday Concert

Monday, December 17 @ 8:00 pm
Doors open at 6:15 pm

Celebrate the season with the joyous sound of holiday music in the museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright–designed rotunda. George Steel will conduct the Vox Vocal Ensemble and the Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble in what has become a revered annual tradition for holiday enthusiasts of all ages. Free to the public. More on the Guggenheim Museum.

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Times Talks – New York Times Live Interviews 2012

Times Talks - NYC Celebrity Live Interviews

TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street (7th/ 8th Aves)
Tickets usually $30
www.timestalks.com

Top picks for December? Judd Apatow, Leslie Mann, Paul Rudd! Monday, December 17th

Now, this is NYC! Times Talks are a diverse series of interviews, in a fairly intimate setting, with world-famous authors, actors, politicians and celebrities (I mean SUPER A-LIST), each facilitated by a New York Times reporter (Master of Ceremonies).

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Ongoing New York City Events December

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Prior December Events (stay tuned for 2012 annual updates):

  • Winter Wonderland at the Bronx Zoo
  • Central Park Zoo Winterfest

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