Holiday Lights Extravaganza Walking Tour

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This holiday tour is jam-packed with fun facts, stories of holiday traditions, visits to view NYC's most spectacular holiday decorations and lights, sing-a-longs, and is guided by a fun and lively Guide. Your expert, licensed, local Guide knows all the top spots for viewing the absolute best decorated sites. They will provide expert commentary for all sites visited along the route and may assist with photo taking, if help is needed. The style of the tour is lighthearted and gay and with a genuine Christmassy vibe. All along the route, you are encouraged to take lots of memorable photographs while reveling in all the amazing sights and sounds of the holidays in super-sized, New York City style!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: My NY Tours, LLC

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Macy's Herald Square

Feel like a kid again as you feast you eyes on the magnificent holiday window displays that adorn 'The Largest Store In The World". Each year, Macy's creates a wonderful new theme for it's holiday window displays. It takes 8 months to create displays for an upcoming season. These spectacular window displays are sure to bring out the child in each of us. Drawing an average of 10,000 passersby per hour, Macy's is apparently delivering on bringing the magic of the holiday season to its windows.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Christmas Village in NYC

No visit to NYC during the holidays would be complete without a visit to the Winter Village At Bryant Park! This is truly a NYC hotspot at Christmastime as thousands visit the park to skate on NYC's largest outdoor ice rink, enjoy their big and beautiful Christmas tree or visit any of over 100 outdoor pop-up shops for unique gifts, warm beverages and food. You'll be given a little time here to revel in the beauty of this magical Christmas Village.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Fifth Avenue

Fifth Avenue may be famously known for it's many high-end, expensive retailers that are overflowing with fancy designer goods, but it's also known for it's magnificent window displays. From 57th St to Rockefeller Center, you will have an opportunity to delight in some truly serious eye candy! You'll want to remember your cameras or camera phones, for this!

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At:

See this beautiful and historic hotel (from the outside) and the annual festive annual holiday display that adorns the fountain that sits in front of this famous hotel.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Trump Tower

Regardless of political affiliations, as many of our tour Guests inquire about knowing where our 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump once lived at and operated out of whenever in NYC, we will be pointing this building out while on tour.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Saks Fifth Avenue

Sak's seemingly spares no expense on decorating their windows for the holiday season. In addition to incredibly magnificent window displays which will undoubtedly be the highlight of all of your photo opportunities, Sak's also entertains passersby with a musical light show displayed on the building's facade. Incredible, does not begin to describe what you will see and hear. We promise that you are going to LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Patrick's Cathedral

This Roman Catholic church is architecturally stunning from the outside with an equally stunning nave and interior. The church was constructed in the 1800's and it is certainly one of NYC's most impressive cathedrals, attracting millions of visitors each year.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The real, 70-100ft donated Norwegian Spruce Christmas tree is quite possibly the most famously lighted Christmas tree, in the world! Decorated with 50,000 LED lights and topped with a 9 ft., 70 spike, 3-million-Swarovski crystal tree topper, seeing it will definitely be a highlight of your holiday tour experience! If the spirit moves you, perhaps you'll participate in sings a few holiday tunes with your fellow patrons and Guide. What better way to get in the mood of the joyous holiday season than to sing by the greatest tree in the world in the greatest city, in the world!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bergdorf Goodman

Each year, Bergdorf Goodman, a very prestigious retailer on Fifth Avenue, unveils over-the-top holiday window displays. It is rumored that Bergdorf pays their designers between $40K-$100K PER WINDOW, to appoint their huge windows with unique holiday themes that wow thousands of passersby. These are usually some of the most spectacular windows providing wonderful holiday photo opportunities.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Radio City Music Hall

Very near to Radio City Music Hall, there are several really terrific holiday photo opportunities that we will not let you miss! As your tour concludes we are ending just across from Radio City Music Hall; home to the beautiful, talented, high-kicking precision dancers known as the Radio City Rockettes. Although the cost for attending the Radio City Christmas Spectacular is not included in the cost of this tour, we urge you to book a performance. It's also been a pretty amazing show that most certainly lives up to its name.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas)

NYC's over-the top holiday decoration do not stop at Rockefeller Center! Other extravagant holiday displays can be found along 6 Ave and you will see them on this tour.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tiffany & Co.

Famous for the movie "Breakfast At Tiffany's" starring Audrey Hepburn, Tiffany's has been thrilling passersby with their frosty, blueish, holiday themed windows featuring their extraordinary jewelry amid whimsical and fantastical mice-laden holiday settings.

Duration: 5 minutes
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