Saturday in the City: Dec 19-20

It’s the last weekend before the holiday vacation stretch! If you are still finishing your gift shopping check out last week’s post! All markets are still in full swing! If you’re all done and your presents are all wrapped (tell me your secrets!!), there’s so much more fun to be had! Along with seeing holiday shows like Elf, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and The Three Bears Holiday Bash, there are many more great events going on in the city this weekend!


East Meets West Christmas ParadeEast Meets West Christmas Parade

On Saturday, December 19th, the eighth annual parade begins on Canal and Mulbury, traveling to Houston, going from Mott to Worth Street. It begins at 1pm and ends with a holiday concert in front of 25 Mott Street around 3pm.





Christmas in New York at CMOM

One of the best things about living in NYC during the holidays is seeing all the creative window displays! On Saturday and Sunday, your child can attend a class at The Children’s Museum of Manhattan, where he/she can create one of their own! Recommended for children 6 and up, free with paid admission. 

Also going on at CMOM this weekend are classes for holiday ornament design, print making, and more! Check our the website for specific times and ages.


Skate with SantaSkate with Santa

On Saturday, head to Lakeside in Brooklyn for the last Skate with Santa. General admission and skate rentals apply, if needed. There are free skate lessons from 12:30-1pm.






Santa’s Corner at Bryant Park

On Sunday, check out the Holiday Postcard Workshop! Daniel Hertzberg, the illustrator and graphic designer who creates many of the wonderful images throughout Winter Village, leads holiday postcard workshops next to Santa’s Corner. This event is from 1-3pm.


Jingle Bell with Richard Lanham at Queens LibraryQueens Library

Located at the Queens Village branch (94-11 217 Street), this weekend bring the family and your holiday spirit to this concert of favorite melodies and Christmas carol classics, from “Winter Wonderland” to “Silent Night” and so much more!

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