20446
New York City
New York for Christmas: A Festive Celebration
There’s nothing quite like New York City for Christmas, from the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall to the festive decorations of Rockefeller Plaza, come find your holiday spirit.
Program No. 20446RJ
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5 days
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5 days
4 nights
8 meals
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DAY
1
Check-In , Registation, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
New York, NY
D
New Yorker Hotel

Afternoon: 3pm is Hotel check-in. 4:00pm come to the meeting room to register with your Program Coordinator and pick up your arrival packet. Programs are planned far in advance, so local circumstances may require changes from time to time. We will notify you as quickly as possible should there be any changes and appreciate your understanding

Dinner: 5:00pm: Enjoy your first meal at the Tick Tock Diner, located just off the hotel lobby. Dinner in the diner is available and included even if you arrive late. If your arrival is delayed, please attend orientation and then eat afterwards.

Evening: 6:15pm: We begin our orientation to the program and introduce staff and members of the group. We’ll review the schedule and any updates and answer any questions you may have. Following orientation we will walk to the Empire State Building for a birds eye view of the city.

DAY
2
History of Christmas, The Metropolitan Musuem
New York, NY
B,D
New Yorker Hotel

Breakfast: Breakfast in the meeting room

Morning: One of Santa's elves gives a lecture on the history of Christmas and holiday celebrations in NYC. Then we will take a short walk to soak in the Christmas spirit.

Lunch: On your own at the museum

Afternoon: Spend the afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum with its eighteenth-century Neapolitan Nativity scene-embellished with a profuse array of diminutive, lifelike attendant figures and silk-robed angels hovering above—adorns the candlelit spruce. Recorded music and lighting ceremonies add to the enjoyment of the holiday display.

Dinner: Dinner in the hotel neighborhood

Evening: After dinner event as available

DAY
3
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
New York, NY
B,D
New Yorker Hotel

Breakfast: Breakfast in the Tick Tock Diner

Morning: Free to participate in the service of your choice.

Lunch: Lunch on your own at the Metropolitan Museum

Afternoon: Visit: The Cathedral of St. John the Divine. The cathedral vies with Liverpool Anglican Cathedral for the title of the largest Anglican cathedral and church and fourth largest Christian church in the world. And attend "Early Music New York: Renaissance Christmas" concert

Dinner: Christmas dinner

Evening: Holiday walk to view the store windows

DAY
4
Christmas Spectacular With The Rockettes, Free Time
New York, NY
B,D
New Yorker Hotel

Breakfast: In the hotel

Morning: Take a guided walk of two of the most iconic places in Midtown, Times Square and Rockefeller Center. Learn about these places with an expert local guide. and attend a performance of The Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

Afternoon: Free Time

Dinner: Dinner provided in Trattoria Bianca.

DAY
5
Program Concludes
New York, NY
B

Breakfast: Breakfast in the meeting room

Morning: We wrap up our Christmas celebration