5 Fun Things to Do in NYC During the Holidays From Your New York Hotel – The Paramount Hotel
Fun Things to do in NYC During the Holidays are everywhere – Come stay at the Paramount Hotel – A Times Square Hotel – And enjoy a perfect New York City Location to enjoy the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop, New York Holiday Theater Performances, and so much more!Fun Things to do in NYC During the Holidays are everywhere – Come stay at the Paramount Hotel – A Times Square Hotel – And enjoy a perfect New York City Location to enjoy the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop, New York Holiday Theater Performances, and so much more!
When you visit New York City During the Holidays, there are dozens of outstanding ways to immerse yourself in the Spirit of the Season. When you stay at a New York Hotel like the Paramount Hotel, you’re right in the middle of all of the New York Holiday action.
Enjoy a little New York Shopping at Holiday Markets set up especially for the holidays, or take in a NY Theater Production of a holiday classic. Your Times Square Hotel – The Paramount Hotel – is literally steps from the world-famous Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve in Times Square, as well as many other wonderful New York Events for the Holidays.
Don your warmest attire and grab some hot chocolate, then hit these 5 Fun Things to do in NYC During the Holidays…
1. Union Square Holiday Market | 100 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003 | 212-529-9262
November 16, 2012 through December 24, 2012
Want a great place to do some New York Shopping for gifts for family and friends? Union Square’s 18th Annual Holiday Market features more than 100 red-and-white booths, with plenty of affordable, quality items sure to delight everyone on your Holiday Gift List. Plus, you’ll find coupons for local NYC Businesses at the information booth, so you can enjoy wares around the City at a discount. The Union Square Holiday Market is a favorite Holiday Thing to do in NYC for New York Visitors and locals alike.
2. George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker | David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center, New York, NY 10023 | 212-875-5456
November 23, 2012 through December 30, 2012
Performed by the New York City Ballet, this annual NYC Theater Production is an internationally famous and classic NYC Holiday Event. Since 1954, The New York City Ballet’s performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker has been a family favorite, with heart-warming visions of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes, the Land of Sweets, and some of the most exquisite dancing you’ll ever see. Your New York Hotel is within walking distance of the Lincoln Center and The Nutcracker.
3. Rockefeller Center | W 49th Street & 5th Ave., New York, NY 10020 | 212-332-6868
November 28, 2012 through January 6, 2013
If you're visiting New York City during the Holiday Season, you will not want to miss the breathtakingly enormous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center. The New York Holiday Tree can be seen throughout season from the popular Rockefeller Center Ice-Skating rink below. Whether you choose to skate or not, be sure to check out this NYC Holiday icon and enjoy all the New York Shops and New York Restaurants while you’re there.
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4. World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah | Grand Army Plaza, at Prospect Park, New York, NY 11215 | 212-310-6600
December 8, 2012 through December 16, 2012
NYC honors Hanukkah with the same extravagance and enthusiasm as it does Christmas, with a 32-foot-tall, 2-ton, steel Candelabra at Grand Army Plaza. This enormous New York City Menorah is the largest in the world. A cherry picker lights one candle each night, while spectators enjoy folk dancing and “sufganiyot.” (Holiday jelly doughnuts).
5. Times Square Ball Drop | Broadway & 7th Avenue between 47th & 42nd Streets, New York, NY 10036
December 31, 2012
Watched around the world, you can be part of the historical New Year’s Eve Celebration in Times Square live and up close. The NYC Holiday Season culminates to one of the most Famous New York Events in the world with the annual Times Square Ball Drop. Live performances and throngs of people create an exhilarating New York Experience, and watching it live that can’t be rivaled. Plan to spend the last hours of the year and the first hours of the next in Times Square for the ultimate NYC Holiday Event. You can also watch the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop from the comfort of your Times Square Hotel.
About Paramount Hotel – A Times Square Hotel
The Paramount Hotel is unrivaled for combining style, comfort, and affordability in the most popular part of New York City. Having been part of the New York scene since the late 1920s, Paramount Hotel sits in the middle of Times Square, close to all things Manhattan – from the Broadway Theater District, Empire State Building, and neighborhoods of Greenwich Village and SoHo to Central Park, Rockefeller Center, and Madison Avenue.
Visiting New York? Choose Paramount Hotel - A Times Square Hotel located near Times Square, Javits Center, Madison Square Garden and Rockefeller Center.
A true Times Square Hotel - The Paramount Hotel is the ideal New York Hotel for Business and Leisure Guests. The Paramount Hotel’s classic arched façade, dramatic lobby, the sleek, modern comfort in each of 597 Guest Rooms and Guest Suites with Boutique Furnishings and posh Bathrooms, on-site Boardroom, Fitness Center, Business Center, and friendly Concierge Service.
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