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  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

New York City at Christmas is one of the most spectacular sights to see. Get in the festive mood by taking a 2-hour, early-evening tour of Manhattan's glittering holiday-season lights. New York City comes alive at night, and there is no better time to tour the illuminated city than during the Christmas holidays.


  • 2-hour evening tour of New York's holiday lights
  • Rockefeller Center's famous Christmas tree and ice rink
  • Fifth Avenue department stores' festive window displays
  • Departures every 30 minutes between 5:30pm and 7:30pm
  • Fully narrated tour

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What You Can Expect

New York City Holiday Lights Tour

Grand Central Station Dressed Up for the Holidays

New York puts on a special show in the holiday season, with the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and ice rink a particular seasonal highlight. See the Fifth Avenue shops and famous department stores in their holiday finery, as well as Lord and Taylor's world-famous animated windows. The spirit of Christmas truly comes alive during December, so let this tour take you through the city and show you why Christmas in New York is special.

The New York City Holiday Lights Tour gives you a panoramic night tour of the city, and is not a hop-on hop-off service. There are no scheduled stops on this tour.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Our tour guide was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. We had both adults and kids, some of whom lived in NYC previously, taking this tour, and we all were equally impressed. Bring blankets, as it can get a wee bit cool by the end.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

loved the tour and the tour guide. he knew something about everything New York. we never would have seen some of this stuff on our own. Kudos to the driver as well for getting us up and down those narrow streets. Great job all around!

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