New York City Events December 2013

NYC Insider Guide December Events Calendar

The New York City Events December Calendar 2013 is filled with trees, lights, store window displays, holiday lights tours, ice skating, shopping, and the smell of roasted chestnuts. Please check sightseeing and holiday hours for Christmas Eve and Day (December 24th and 25th) and New Year’s Eve (December 31st). Please add your event to the New York City Events Activities December calendar or check the current New York City Events December Calendar, for the latest monthly guide.


Half Price Tickets December in New York City

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December Half Price Tickets:

  • A Christmas Story, Radio City Rockettes
  • Disney on Ice
  • NY Botanical Garden Train Show
  • The Nutcracker Ballet
  • NYSee Holiday Lights Tour: Macy’s & More
  • Big Apple Circus
  • Broadway Shows
  • New Years Eve Parties and Cruises
  • Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
  • Gingerbread House Making & Decorating Party

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December New York City Concerts and Shows

NYC Concert Ticket Coupon

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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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Christmas in New York City

Christmas in New York CityChristmas 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 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 2013

New York Giants Tickets

Sunday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m. vs. SEAHAWKS, (FOX)
Sunday, Dec. 29, 1 p.m. vs. REDSKINS, (FOX)

SUPER BOWL XLVIII -Feb 2, 2014  – MetLife Stadium

New York Giants Tickets

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New York Jets Football Schedule and Tickets

Get your New York Jets Tickets to see our star Quarterback Mark Sanchez 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.

NY Jets Schedule – Home Games 2013

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12/1 Sunday MIAMI 1:00 p.m.* CBS
12/8 Sunday OAKLAND 1:00 p.m.* CBS
12/22 Sunday CLEVELAND 1:00 p.m.* CBS

SUPER BOWL XLVIII -Feb 2, 2014  – MetLife Stadium

New York Jets Tickets

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New York Rangers Schedule – December 2013

Get your New York Rangers tickets and schedule to see our NY hockey team live in action at Madison Square Garden. The NY Rangers have made the playoffs the last three consecutive seasons and went all the way to the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals. Their games are the easiest sporting events in NYC to attend, right in Midtown Manhattan, a block from the Empire State Building.

New York Rangers Schedule of Home Games – Dec 2013

New York Rangers

Mon, Dec 02, 7:00pm vs. Winnipeg
Sat, Dec 07, 7:30pm vs. New Jersey
Sun, Dec 08, 7:00pm vs. Washington
Tue, Dec 10, 7:30pm vs. Nashville
Thur, Dec 12, 7:00pm vs. Columbus
Sun, Dec 15, 7:00pm vs. Calgary
Wed, Dec 18, 8:00pm vs. Pittsburgh
Fri, Dec 20, 7:00pm vs. Ny Islanders
Sun, Dec 22, 7:30pm vs. Minnesota
Mon, Dec 23, 7:00pm vs. Toronto

NY Rangers Tickets at Madison Square Garden

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New York Knicks Schedule – December 2013

Get your New York Knicks tickets and schedule to see our NY basketball team live in action at Madison Square Garden, “The World’s Most Famous Arena.”  The NY Knicks are showing some real promise in their 68th Season at MSG, thanks to our stars Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony. Tickets start at just $13, with lots of discount options, and their games are super easy 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 of Home Games – Dec 2013

New York Knicks Tickets

Sun, Dec-01, 7:30pm, vs. New Orleans
Thu, Dec-05, 7:00pm, vs. Brooklyn Nets (at Barclay’s Center)
Fri, Dec-06, 7:30pm, vs. Orlando
Sun, Dec-08, 12:00pm, vs. Boston
Wed, Dec-11, 8:00pm, vs. Chicago
Sat, Dec-14, 7:30pm, vs. Atlanta
Mon, Dec-16, 7:30pm, vs. Washington
Sat, Dec-21, 12:00pm, vs. Memphis
Wed, Dec-25, 2:30pm, vs. Oklahoma City
Fri, Dec-27, 7:30pm, vs. Toronto

NY Knicks Tickets at Madison Square Garden

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Brooklyn Nets Basketball Tickets and Schedule

We welcome the Brooklyn Nets back to their second season at the amazing Barclay’s Center. The Brooklyn Nets are our newest professional sports team, representing the first major league sports team back in Brooklyn in over 50 years! The Nets and Barclays Center are amazing: with Head Coach, Jason Kidd, 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 December 2013

Brooklyn Nets Basketball Tickets

Tue, Dec-03, 7:30pm, vs. Denver
Thu, Dec-05, 7:00pm, vs. New York Knicks
Tue, Dec-10, 7:30pm, vs. Boston
Thu, Dec-12, 8:00pm, vs. L.A.Clippers
Mon, Dec-16, 7:30pm, vs. Philadelphia
Wed, Dec-18, 7:30pm, vs. Washington
Mon, Dec-23, 7:30pm, vs. Indiana
Wed, Dec-25, 12:00pm, vs. Chicago
Fri, Dec-27, 7:30pm, vs. Milwaukee

Brooklyn Nets Tickets at Barclays Center

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New York City Holiday Lights Tours

New York City Holiday Lights ToursNovember 28 – December 30, 2013

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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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting 2013

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting81st Annual Tree Lighting
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Ceremony, 7-9 pm

With Black Friday and Thanksgiving behind us, the department stores all lit up with 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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A Christmas Story! The Musical

A Christmas Story the Musical

December 11 – December 27, 2013
The Theater at MSG

Discover the classic "A Christmas Story" the Musical as it comes to life on stage. Featuring the holiday classic story about Ralphie Parker and his quest for an official Red Ryder® Carbine-Actions 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. More Info: http://www.theateratmsg.com.

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Christmas Holiday Walking Tour in NYC

Christmas Holiday Walking Tour in NYCNovember 29 – December 29, 2013 – Thursday through Sunday at 5:30pm.

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.

75 Minutes, Tickets from $20.
More Info: Christmas Holiday Walking Tour in NYC

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2013 Most Popular New York City Events December

What to book and buy NOW…NYC’s Most Popular Tickets for New York City Events December

Radio City Christmas with Rockettes
Radio City Rockettes
Book of Mormon Broadway Musical
Book of Mormon
9-11 Ground Zero Memorial Tickets
Ground Zero Memorial
New York City Holiday Lights Tour
Holiday Lights Tours
Wicked Broadway Musical
Wicked on Broadway

Broadway Shows Open on Thanksgiving and Christmas

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Things To Do in New York in December

Things To Do in New York in DecemberDon’t let the cold weather fool you! There are lots of great things to do in New York in December.  For starters, winter sports abound, whether you like to play, watch, or both. Shopping reaches a fever pitch this month, from crafts and artists’ markets to flea markets to sample sales. Whether you want to ice skate, see the most beautiful skyline lit up to a whole new level, head to Radio City Music Hall for the Rockettes, Lincoln Center for the Nutcracker, see the best of Broadway or the beautiful windows of 5th Avenue, don’t miss our insider tips and guide to a great December in NYC.

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Radio City Christmas Spectacular Vacation Package

Radio City Christmas with Rockettes

Check out this great New York City Christmas Vacation customized by local NYC vacation experts.

This package, designed to include the best of New York City Events December, includes hotel, Rockettes tickets, Empire State Building and Top of the Rock (or many other choices) and much more.

Customize your NYC Vacation package any way you want to make the most of your NYC trip – the choices are endless.

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Tickets on Sale in December


Ongoing New York City Events December 2013

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More New York City Events December 2013

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NYC Catholic Professionals Mass & Christmas Drinks Social 

Saturday December 21, 2013
NYC Catholic Professionals Mass & Christmas Drinks Social Join Catholic young professionals in their 20s, 30s and 40s for the Young Professionals Mass on Saturday December 21st at 5:30PM at the Church of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. After the 5:30PM Mass, meet the group outside in front of the Church to head to Gael Pub for our Christmas Social. Ask for Joe or Toan who are your hosts from The Catholic Fellowship. The group will walk over together (around 6:30pm/6:40pm) to Gael Pub (1 block away). At Gael Pub, enjoy drink and food specials, Christmas music and fellowship. Feel free to invite friends.

***Venue for the 5:30PM Saturday Mass***:
The Church of St. Elizabeth of Hungary
211 East 83rd Street
Between 2nd Ave & 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10028
www.stelizabethofhungarynyc.org

***Directions to the Church***:
Take the 4, 5 or 6 subway to 86th Street / Lexington Avenue

***Venue for social after Mass***:
Gael Pub
1465 3rd Avenue
Between E82nd & E83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
www.thegaelpubnyc.com

This event is hosted by The Catholic Fellowship of NYC. Go to www.cfnetwork.org to learn about us and our parent, The Catholic Fellowship.

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Hope Fairchild Thacker, Mezzo Soprano

Friday, December 20, 2013, 8:00 pm
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall

Perelman Stage Carnegie Hall NYCPresented by Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY). Don’t miss this daring diva as she takes the spotlight at Carnegie Hall. Hope Fairchild Thacker, mezzo soprano, delights audiences with her charming, youthful take on operatic standards, classics and modern works. The singer brings forth a captivating debut recital performance featuring masterpieces by Beethoven, Vivaldi, Mozart and more!

***Tickets: Regularly $50, only $25 with discount code DCG17703 (code may be used online, by phone, or in person at the box office). On Sale Now!
Call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, or visit http://www.carnegiehall.org. For more information on group sales or other special offers, please contact us at 212-707-8566 x307 or [email protected].
http://www.DCINY.org

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Handel’s revised Messiah at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center

Sunday, December 1, 2013, 2:00 PM
Messiah…Refreshed!

Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln CenterDistinguished Concerts International New York Presents the third annual: Lincoln Center with the Thomas Beecham/Eugene Goossens’ 1959 Re-Orchestration for Full Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Griffith, DCINY Artistic Director and Principal Conductor
Handel: Messiah, Lincoln Center Premiere of Eugene Goossens’ expanded orchestration
Laura Strickling, Soprano
Teresa Buchholz, Mezzo-Soprano
John Pickle, Tenor
Christopher Job, Bass-Baritone
Featuring Distinguished Concerts Orchestra International and Distinguished Concert Singers International

“A Radical Rescoring!” – The New York Times
***Tickets: Regularly $20-$100 – get 50% off with discount code DCISTU (code may be used online, by phone, or in person at the box office)
Call CenterCharge at (212) 721-6500, or visit http://www.lincolncenter.org. For more information on group sales or other special offers, please contact us at 212-707-8566 x307 or [email protected] or http://www.DCINY.org

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