Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection

New-York Historical Society 70 Central Park West at 77th Street,

See historic toy trains, figurines, and miniature models from the renowned Jerni Collection and go inside a cityspace. Look for fun details in a variety of toy train stations dating…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $22/adults, $13/students, $6/ages 5-13
Event Series Hanukkah at CMOM

Hanukkah at CMOM

Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) 212 W 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam,

Celebrate the start of Hanukkah and learn the origins of the dreidel game and its importance as it was used to protect freedom. Discover the songs and story books the…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $16, $13/seniors, free/babies under 1

The Knickerbocker Suite

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center 248 W 60th Street,

A New York City themed Nutcracker features famous landmarks woven into the time-honored tale performed by students at a pre-professional ballet school and professional guest artists. Based on the jocular…

Suggested Ages: 4 to 14+, Adult Friendly
🎟 $45, $35/students
Event Series Senior Center Caroling

Senior Center Caroling

Amsterdam Nursing Home 1060 Amsterdam & West 112th Street,

Sing and spread cheer at a nursing home. Singers of all ages and abilities welcome and greatly appreciated. Great way to feel holiday spirit. Please RSVP via email. Song books provided. Wear red or green or something festive.

Event Series Harmonize for the Holidays

Harmonize for the Holidays

Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) 212 W 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam,

Celebrate family, community, unity, and joy this December as Children's Museum of Manhattan hosts some of the East Coast’s leading children’s singer-songwriters in this new holiday series. The all-star line-up…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $16, $13/seniors, free/babies under 1
Event Series Grand Bazaar

Grand Bazaar

PS 334/The Anderson School 100 W 77th Street,

Shop for unique gifts from over 200 hand-picked independent local artisans, designers, craft-makers, vintage dealers, and food entrepreneurs in a schoolyard.  Inside and outside; all year round. Themes change weekly…

Event Series Gimme Please

Gimme Please

Lincoln Center W 65th Street & Broadway,

Join a poetic play about friendship from Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre. A highly visual work that follows the journey of two friends from initial meeting to lasting connection as they pretend,…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 14+
🎟 $5-$25

The Magic Flute

Lincoln Center W 65th Street & Broadway,

The Met’s English-language, abridged, family-friendly adaptation of Mozart’s sublime and mystical journey returns in Julie Taymor’s fanciful production featuring giant bear puppets, boys flying on dragons and stunning scenery. Plus…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly
🎟 $40-$175

Sing-Along: White Christmas

Symphony Space 2537 Broadway at 95th Street,

Count Your Blessings as you sing along with Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen in this feel-good holiday favorite film.

Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+, Adult Friendly
🎟 $15-$16


Dante Park Broadway & W 63rd Street,

Ring in the winter solstice with an illuminated community procession of Frost Giant puppets and icicle lanterns led by Processional Arts Workshop. The procession will step off at 5 pm…