We know it’s getting cold. But there’s lots to do in New York! Here is our list of the best December events in NYC.
Brooklyn Craft and Spirits Fest
December 1st at the Brooklyn Expo Center
Try over 100 types of spirits and meet the master distillers and blenders.
The Great Northeast Cheese & Dairy Fest
December 1st from 6 to 9pm
Lots of cheese. Eat it, talk about it, discover new favorites.
A Holiday Oddities Flea Market
December 1st and 2nd
A three-floor market for freaks. Find old medical devices, taxidermy, weird bodily art. Sponsored by Ripley’s Believe it or Not in Times Square.
December 3rd from 6 to 8:30pm at the Brooklyn Museum
Enjoy tasty potato pancakes for a good cause. All proceeds will go to The Sylvia Center, a nonprofit dedicated to healthy eating.
Rotunda Holiday Concert
December 16th and 17th at the Guggenheim
Beautiful holiday music in the most stunning setting imaginable.
Big Band Holidays
December 19th – 23rd at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater
This annual jazz event is lead by world-renowned musician Wynton Marsalis.
Make Music Winter
December 21st (various locations)
This one day event features eclectic musical parades spread throughout the city.
Winter Solstice Celebration
December 20-22 at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
This annual musical event features grammy award winning artists and takes place in one of the most beautiful churches of NYC.
December 24th at 9pm at Capitale, 130 Bowery Street
The ultimate party for Jewish singles. 2018 will mark the 32nd annual event.
Columbus Circle Holiday Market
Through December 24th in Columbus Circle.
Shop from over 100 vendors offering food, crafts, and clothing.
November 23rd through December 30th at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center.
This wonderful production is created through the work of ninety dancers, sixty-two musicians, thirty-two stagehands and two casts of fifty young students each from the School of American Ballet.
WINTER VILLAGE IN BRYANT PARK
Through early January, you can enjoy ice skating, holiday shopping, food vendors and bars at Bryant Park.
RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
From November 9th through January 1st at Radio City Music Hall.
This ninety-minute production stars the famous Rockettes, and this year there will be a brand new finale with flying drones which will be used to create a stunning holiday light show.
New Year’s Eve Concert for Peace
December 31st at The Cathedral Church of St. John The Divine
An annual concert originally founded by Leonard Bernstein in 1984.